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Milestones

  • Sallee

    Willard and Faye Close Sallee of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 20.

    The Sallees were married on Sept. 18, 1959, by the Rev. Ray Morris at Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Campbellsville.

    They have two daughters and sons-in-law, Amy and Ryan Rainwater and Sherry and Frank Fulks, all of Campbellsville. The couple also have three grandchildren, Jonathan Fulks, Brandon Rainwater and Jacob Rainwater.

    A reception will be hosted in their honor on Sunday, Sept. 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Spurlington United Methodist Church.

  • Church women host birthday event at Grandview

    Jeanette Conner and the ladies' Sunday school class at Campbellsville Baptist Church recently volunteered to sponsor an August birthday party for the residents of Grandview Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.

    Karen Reed, Grandview activities director, said the need for volunteers is great. In the past, various churches have sponsored the monthly birthday parties, but until Conner called and offered to sponsor the August party, there hadn't been anyone to do so for quite some time.

  • Couples complete prenatal class

    Four couples graduated from the prenatal and childbirth classes taught by Taylor Regional Hospital in August. Pictured are, from left, Deandra and Matthew Harris of Dunnville, Elizabeth and Joshua Munford and Shelby Burdine and David Foster, all of Campbellsville, and Sarah and Dustin Shearer of Russell Springs. The five-week series of classes, taught by Jenny Dobson, RN, MSN, CLC, CCE, is free to anyone delivering at TRH. For more information, call the Taylor Regional Hospital Women's Center at 465-3561 Ext. 2232.

  • Young, Westbrook take third at state fair

    Reece Westbrook and Audrey Young placed third in the Little Miss and Mister Pageant at the Kentucky State Fair. Representing Jefferson County, they competed against 72 other couples from across the state. Westbrook is the 7-year-old son of Rob and Hollie Westbrook of Campbellsville. He is a student at Taylor County Elementary. Young is the 6-year-old daughter of Troy and Dana Young of Campbellsville. She is a student at Colonel William Casey in Adair County.

  • CHS Class of 1951 gathers for reunion

    Campbellsville High School Class of 1951 met Saturday, Sept. 5 at Creek Side Restaurant.

    The following classmates attended: Doug Jones of Waverly, Tenn., Bill Mardis of Somerset, Pat Walsh Blakeman and Nancy Durrett Milby, both of Greensburg, Jane Buchanan Roution of Casey Creek, Anne Harpe Fraim, Billy B Smith, Guy McAnelly and Delores Morris Money, all of Campbellsville.

     

  • Powell-Whitley

    Felicia Ann Powell and Derrick Wesley Whitley, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Sept. 19.

    Powell is the daughter of Kim Pike and Greg and Norma Powell, all of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Joe and Sue Powell of Ohio, Doug Reed of Mannsville and the late Pat Reed.

    She is a 2006 graduate of Taylor County High School and a 2008 graduate of Lindsey Institute of Cosmetology. Powell is employed at Davina's Plaza Salon in Campbellsville.

  • 'No matter what you wish for, you can achieve it'

    The castle on Versailles Road in Lexington has always been a landmark for 12-year-old Jay Gaines.

    Born without a right arm and later undergoing two amputations as a result of birth defects, Gaines and his family made many trips from their Campbellsville home to Lexington while he was growing up.

    According to his mother, Michelle Gaines, the castle meant they were almost there.

    "As he got older, he knew when he got to the castle he was almost to the doctor," she said.

  • Burress-Agee

    Brittany Nichole Burress and Christopher Allen Agee, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Sept. 12.

    Burress is the daughter of Judy and Jeff Murphy of Campbellsville and Kendall and Lida Burress of Nelson County. Her grandparents are Dorothy Lawson of Campbellsville and Ancil Burress of Elk Horn.

  • Taylor County Fair Board elects new officers

    The Taylor County Fair Association has elected Campbellsville businessman Mike Litchfield as its new president.

    Litchfield, who has been manager of the Campbellsville Sherwin-Williams store since 1989, was chosen at the annual meeting of the fair board on Aug. 25.

    He becomes the third president of the Taylor County Fair Association, which was formed in 1997, and succeeds Harold Young Jr. who had served in the capacity since 2001.

    Bryan Blair was the first president of the organization in 1998.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary School's Writers of the Week for Aug. 27 are, from left, Makenzie Barr, preschool; Ashton Rakes, kindergarten; Alaina Gwilliam, first grade; Lydia Parker, second grade; Andrew Melton, third grade; Madison James, fourth grade; and Rachel Price, fifth grade.