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Milestones

  • Forty-six years later, veteran receives Purple Heart

     

    Almost a half-century after he was wounded serving his country, an Adair County Army veteran was recognized recently for the sacrifices he made in Vietnam. And a Campbellsville veteran recognized him.

    Larry Burton of Columbia, who was a private in the Army's 506th Infantry, was awarded a Purple Heart at Lindsey Wilson College's annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon.

    Burton received the decoration more than 46 years after being wounded in battle.

  • TRH names fall ambassador

     

    Melissa Million has been named the fall Taylor Regional Hospital ambassador. Nancy Cook was also nominated.

    A team member nominated Million for the honor. The following was written about her on her nomination form:

    "Melissa is a very caring and compassionate nurse. Her patients are her No. 1 priority and she provides them with first-rate care. She always has a smile on her face and tries to create comfort and trust in her patients.

  • CU hosts 'God's Heart for Orphans' chapel service

     

    Mikayla Smith

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University welcomed Elizabeth Styffe, global director of the HIV/AIDS and Orphan Care Initiative at Saddleback Church in California, as keynote speaker for "God's Heart for Orphans" in Ransdell Chapel on Wednesday, Oct 29. The worship service was a kick off to National Adoption Month.

  • Zombie walk raises $1,230

     

    Frost-Arnett hosted a zombie walk last month and the event raised $1,230.

    Samantha Jones and Nichole Pippin recently presented Paul Osborne checks in the amount of $615 each as donations to Campbellsville Trail Town and to United Citizens Bank for the injured Campbellsville Fire & Rescue firefighters.

  • Native named Ms. Wheelchair Kentucky

     

    Campbellsville native Casey Schaeffer was named Ms. Wheelchair Kentucky 2015 last weekend in Louisville.

    Schaeffer, 28, grew up in Campbellsville. She graduated from Taylor County High School in 2005 and attended classes at Campbellsville University and St. Catharine College.

    About six years ago, she was paralyzed from the waist down after a car crash. Married to Shawn Schaeffer, the couple lives in Greensburg.

    Schaeffer said there were two interview sessions and an on-stage speech and questions.

  • Blevinses celebrate 72nd anniversary

     

    Ed and Nell Blevins of Campbellsville recently celebrated their 72nd anniversary with a surprise party. Family and friends attended.

    The Blevinses have a son and daughter-in-law, Gil and Laurel Blevins of Campbellsville.

  • Oakeses celebrate 67th anniversary

     

    Stanley and Henrietta Oakes of Campbellsville celebrated 67 years of marriage on Oct. 17

    They were married in Marion County in 1947.

    The Oakeses have two children, Mark Oakes and Linda Russell. They also have four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

  • Birth Announcements for November 20

    Jasmin Lamer of Campbellsville announces the birth of a daughter, Aaliyah LaShae Lamer, at 11:40 a.m. on Nov. 3 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 6 pounds, 6.3 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Grandparents are Shelley Shields and Dennis Lamer of Campbellsville.

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    Brandie and Spencer Adams of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Owen James Adams, at 1:16 p.m. on Nov. 5 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 inches long.

  • TCHS hosts Veterans Day service

     

    They bowed their heads in silence as the names of those killed in action were read aloud.

    Taylor County High School hosted a Veterans Day ceremony on Monday to honor local people who had served and are still serving in the U.S. military.

    The TCHS Band and Choir performed patriotic music throughout the ceremony and students spoke about the meaning of Veterans Day.

  • CU's art gallery, shop dedicated

     

    Linda Waggener

    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Michael V. Carter, Campbellsville University president, thanked family members present at the recent dedication ceremony for the Pence-Chowning Art Gallery and Chowning Art Shop named in honor of those whose lead gifts made both developments possible.