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Milestones

  • Beams family hosts reunion

     

    The Beams family reunion was Sunday, June 29, at Acton Retreat Center.

    The family members gathered for a meal and fellowship. Several family members were unable to attend because of illness, though several attended who hadn't before.

    Those attending from out of state were Charles and Velda Beams and Jason and Karla Taylor with children Cohen and Melanie from Henderson, Tenn.

    Dylan and Brandy Blue and daughter Tinley from Hanson, Ky., attended.

    Brian Beams and daughter Sarah came from Taylorsville, Ky.

  • Resident grows tomatoes

     

    Campbellsville resident Bruce Dangerfield grew this ponderosa pink tomato, which fused together from three individual tomatoes.

    All together, the tomato weighs 4 pounds.

    Dangerfield has 25 tomato plants in his garden.

  • Local student performs at state fair

     

    Samuel Kessler, a freshman at Campbellsville High School, competed at semi-finals competition of the Coca-Cola Talent Classic at Kentucky State Fair on Saturday. He sang "New York State of Mind" and accompanied himself on the piano.

    Those competing on Saturday were between ages 13 to 21 and must have won a preliminary competition to advance to the semi-finals.

    Semi-final contestants were divided into groups to perform and the overall top 20 contestants will advance to finals.

  • CU faculty members tour, perform in Korea

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Five Campbellsville University professors recently toured and performed in Korea on an 11-day tour that included 20 performances at universities, churches, high schools, and city venues in and around Busan, South Korea.

  • BPW group names officers

     

    Campbellsville Business & Professional Women's Club recently named its new officers.

    They are Renay England, vice president of membership; Fran Deener, secretary; Marilyn Neumann, president; Karen Harden, vice president of social media; and Bethany Shively, treasurer.

    The club meets the second Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at Creek Side Restaurant. All working or retired women are invited to attend.

  • Business owner speaks at BPW meeting

     

    Brianna Burden was the guest speaker for August's meeting of the Campbellsville Business & Professional Women's Club.

    Burden is the owner of Awaken Boutique in Campbellsville. She shared practical ways to freshen up the fall wardrobe.

  • Warren, Canada to wed

     

    Chrissy Warren and Shawn Canada of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Warren is the daughter of Tony Bright and Pamela Bright of Campbellsville. She is the granddaughter of Marjorie Hunt of Campbellsville.

    Warren is a 2013 graduate of Campbellsville University with a Bachelor of Science degree in education.

    She is employed at Wurth Oral, Facial & Cosmetic Surgery PLC in Campbellsville.

    Canada is the son of Glen and Carole Canada of Campbellsville.

  • Resident inducted into Hall of Fame

     

    Campbellsville resident Melvin Doug Martin was recently inducted into the National Association of Conservation Districts Southeast Region Hall of Fame.

    The award was presented at the NACD Southeast Region annual meeting in Louisville last month.

    Presenting the award were Earl Garber of Louisiana, NACD president, and Dan Ellison of Mayfield, Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts president.

  • Consumer Cues: Make your own salsa

     

    Tomatoes are now in season, and soon you might have more on your hands than you know what to do with. A great way to use excess tomatoes, peppers, onions and other ingredients is by making salsa you can enjoy fresh now, or preserve for use throughout the year.

    To safely can salsa at home, you have to use proper food preservation techniques. If preserved incorrectly, the salsa could not only taste bad but also result in botulism, a deadly food-borne illness caused by toxins produced by bacteria in the canned food.

  • CHS Class of 1964 hosts reunion

     

    Campbellsville High School Class of 1964 recently celebrated its 50th class reunion.

    Class members gathered to watch the annual Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July parade, browse the Main Street activities and several visited the car show on Campbellsville University campus.

    All 22 class members attended a dinner at Campbellsville University's Winters Dining Hall, which included a program with highlights from each member's life and special remembrance of the 17 class members who have died.