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Milestones

  • Birth Announcements

    Jennifer Pelfrey and Matthew Burress of Elk Horn announce the birth of a son, Andrew Blake Pelfrey-Burress, at 7:31 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 2 pounds, 7 ounces and was 14 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Rodney and Toni Burress of Elk Horn and Allen and Barbara Pelfrey of Lexington.

    Great-grandparents are Bobby and Dorothy Burress of Elk Horn, Rose Miller of Liberty and the late Thomas Miller.

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  • Wilson

    Ruel "Sonny" and Mary Wilson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Nov. 27.

    The Wilsons were married on Nov. 27, 1959, by the Rev. H.C. Gregory in Campbellsville. Their attendants were Catherine Smith Wheeler and Ralph M. Keltner.

    Mr. Wilson retired from Taylor County RECC after more than 43 years of service, and Mrs. Wilson retired from McMahan Furniture Co.

  • Serving the homeless

    They talked and shared stories over bowls of chili. And then they prayed for all of those who would walk through their doors.

    Green River Ministries' Jubilee Center was dedicated last Friday, as part of an open house and fundraising event.

  • Allen

    Ronnie and Brenda Allen will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 28.

    A reception is planned for the Allens from 2 to 5 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, located at 317 E. Main St.

    They were married on Dec. 4, 1959, by the Rev. D.L. Druin at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

    The event will be hosted by their three sons and daughters-in-law, Bryan and Linda Allen, Jon and Marcia Allen and Brent and Kym Allen.

  • Callahan Kids Corner

    Sydney Bradleigh Callahan, born on Aug. 7, is the daughter of Brad and Renee Callahan of Georgetown. Her grandparents are Darla Callahan of Campbellsville and Glenn and Anna Mae Ishmael of Berry, Ky. Great-grandparents are James and Marie Shawen of Campbellsville.

  • Birth Announcements

    Brad and Renee Callahan of Georgetown announce the birth of a daughter, Sydney Bradleigh, on Aug. 7 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 1/2 long.

    Grandparents are Darla Callahan of Campbellsville and Glenn and Anna Mae Ishmael of Berry, Ky.

    Great-grandparents are James and Marie Shawen of Campbellsville.

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  • Thompson honored with baby shower

    Matt and Emily Thompson were honored with a baby shower on Nov. 1 at the home of Angie Newton. The couple are expecting their first child, a boy, who is due Dec. 26. Grandparents-to-be are Gary and Angie Brewer, Connie Thompson and the late Charlie Thompson.

  • Gibson-Janes

    Carla Collins Gibson and Jonathan Dean Janes exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, Oct. 31 in a private ceremony in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

    A reception will be hosted in their honor at Living Grace Church in Campbellsville at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14.

    All family and friends are invited to attend. RSVP is requested by calling 465-1411.

  • Miller walks in Breast Cancer 3-Day

    Debbie Miller of Campbellsville took part in the recent Boston Breast Cancer 3-Day walk along with a team from Daufuskie Island, S.C. The team, ranging in age from 23 to 70, raised more than $33,000. Miller said that her reasons for walking were her late mother, her daughter Ashley Tucker Green, and her granddaughter Claire Green. "My mother, Kathryn Keltner Furkin, was diagnosed with breast cancer in her mid-40s. She died at the age of 55. Cancer spread to other parts of her body. I am 51 years old and 55 seems very young to me now. Too young to die.

  • CHS Class of 1959 hosts reunion

    Campbellsville High School Class of 1959 celebrated its 50-year reunion on Oct. 16 at Campbellsville University's Winters Dining Hall. Thirty-four classmates and 16 guests attended. Pictured are, from left, front: Mary Gaddie Harmon and Virginia Edrington Holt, seated. Second row: Eddie Claycomb, Carolyn Bost Crabtree, Janie Bryant, Lydia Edwards Wigginton, Joanne Ewing Jenkins, Lynda Parrott Spoonamore, Barbara Allen Dabney, Nancy Gaddie Berg, Alyce Conover Hutchins, Nancy Bloyd Nolley, Shirley Cox Childress, Diana DeWitt and Sue Tucker Buck.