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Milestones

  • Mule Days draws large crowd

     

    Milford Lowe hosted his annual Mule Days event on Aug. 3 at his home in Merrimac and about 300 people attended for live music, mule rides and other events.

    The event also raised $629 for Merrimac Christian Church.

  • TRH names summer ambassador

     

    Darlene Wright has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital ambassador for summer. Billy Dengel and Patty Yaden were also nominated.

    A patient nominated Wright for the award. The following was written about Wright on her nomination form:

  • Birth Announcements for August 14

    Abibatou Dia and Jesse Mandela Donahue of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Jesse Mandela Donahue Jr., at 6:19 p.m. on Aug. 5 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Rodney Donahue of Madisonville, Maria Donahue of the Dominican Republic and Amadou Daouda Dia and Madjiguene Diouf, both of Semegal in West Africa.

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  • Five generations gather for family photo

     

    Five generations of a local family gathered recently for a photo.

    Pictured are Adam Burress holding his son, Peyton Burress, 7 months, great-grandmother Rose Miller, grandmother Toni Burress and Elmer Hatfield, great-great-grandfather.

  • Couples graduate from prenatal class

     

    Two couples recently graduated from prenatal and childbirth classes taught by Taylor Regional Hospital this month. They are Lamesha Pettus and Anthony Smothers of Campbellsville and Emillee and Jonathan Whitlow of Greensburg.

    Classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and the first Saturday of every month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at TRH's meeting room. Classes are free to anyone delivering at TRH.

    The class is taught by Nicole Collins, RN, CCE.

  • TRH recognizes new team members

     

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized its new team members for their first 90 days of service with a breakfast.

    New team members are Holly Abell, Pam Colvin, Mary Kay Cox, Kayla Newton, Tyler Tucker, Connie Wright and Tommy Wright.

  • New CU staff members attend workshop

     

    Campbellsville University's new staff members recently attended a workshop.

    They are Lorri Hardy, secretary for football, baseball and human performance and part-time assistant cheerleading coach; Rebecca Lawless, graduate admissions counselor; Lesley Newton, assistant director of student activities; Julie Kessler, accounts payable manager; Carman Queen, data specialist, Office of Student Records; Angela Russell, custodian; Kay Bell, secretary, Center for International Education;

  • Pig Out on Reading

     

    About 50 children and adults came to Taylor County Public Library on Monday to see Farmer Minor and his pig, Daisy, and his pugs Lily Pug and Dixie Cup.

    Farmer Minor, who is from Connecticut, said Daisy is one of the most famous pigs in the world and has traveled to libraries all over the United States.

    He said Daisy loves listening to stories about pigs and they both encourage children to read.

    Daisy is five and a half years old and weighs 155 pounds.

  • Barnetts celebrate anniversary

     

    Richard and Virginia Barnett of Campbellsville celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Aug. 6.

    They have two children, Ricky and Tiny.

  • Red Cross officials speak at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church

     

    Red Cross officials spoke at a meeting at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church on Monday.

    The officials were asked to talk about the local Red Cross disaster team.

    Those attending the meeting donated more than 400 items for the disaster team's emergency care kits.