• Birth Announcements

    Mark and Amy Lowe of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Brady Scott, at 3:47 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Irvin and Joyce Lowe of Bostwick, Ga., and Joe and Gail Fortune of Dawsonville, Ga.

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    Anthony and Kelly Parker of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Jacob Avery Lee, at 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 24 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

  • Beard

    Morris and Nona Faye Beard of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 2.

    The Beards were married on Jan. 2, 1960 in Byrdstown, Tenn.


  • Beard graduates from Kentucky Entrepreneurial Coaches Institute

    After 18 months of leadership and entrepreneurial training, Ann Beard of Taylor County has graduated from the Kentucky Entrepreneurial Coaches Institute.

    Beard and 26 other entrepreneurial leaders, advocates and coaches throughout South Central Kentucky received this prestigious honor on Nov. 12 in Bowling Green. 

    As a graduate of the Institute, Beard has completed a series of eight seminars that were each two to three days in length and has also participated in a study tour of rural communities throughout the Western United States.

  • Tharp-Arvin

    Rebekah Ann Tharp of Lebanon and David Eric Arvin of Marietta, Ga. exchanged wedding vows on June 27 at Elk Horn Baptist Church in Campbellsville.

    The Rev. Brian Rafferty performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Lowell and Geneva Tharp of Lebanon. Her grandparents are Louise Tharp of Lebanon and the late Owen Tharp and Gene and Betty Tungate.

    The groom is the son of Jacky and Diana Arvin of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Helen Barnett and Kathryn Arvin, both of Campbellsville, and the late Earl Barnett and Jack Arvin.

  • Girl Scout attend Festival of the Arts

    Taylor County Girl Scout Troop #222 attended the annual "Festival of the Arts" in Louisville on Saturday, Nov. 14. Six members of the troop attended events, which included mini scrapbooking, an IMAX movie at the Louisville Science Center and a tour of the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory. Pictured are, from left, Kim Davis, Brittany Rose, Sara Clark, Meredith Johnson, Shelby Barnett and Samantha Clark.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital presents service awards to Auxiliary volunteers

    Taylor Regional Hospital Auxiliary Volunteers hosted its annual awards luncheon on Dec. 1 in the hospital's meeting room.

    With 49 workers, the Auxiliary has given 8,519 1/2 volunteer hours in 2009 to assist Taylor Regional Hospital by working at the information desk, surgery department, emergency department, radiology department, cancer center, gift shop and as greeter.

    The auxiliary also collected canned food items to be donated to the local food pantry as part of their service to the community.

  • England

    Herbert and Elizabeth England celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on Nov. 8.

    Mr. England was a self-employed contractor in Taylor County for more than 55 years before retiring.

    They have two sons and daughters-in-law, Ray and Leslie England of Greenville, Ky., and Larry and Betty Sue England of Campbellsville; and a daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Wayne Sapp of Campbellsville.

    The Englands also have seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.


  • Reynolds

    Ancil and Jewel Reynolds will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Dec. 24.

    They will be celebrating with their six children and their spouses, Michael and Patti Reynolds, Libby and Billy Joe Fudge, Terry and Ellen Reynolds, Duane and Margaret Reynolds, Steven and Patty Reynolds and Todd and Vonda Reynolds.

    The couple also have 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren, who will be celebrating with them.


  • Sending Christmas to the troops

    Darrick Stamp is stationed in Iraq. His wife, Tina Stamp, and his mother, Carla Spurling, along with her coworkers at Campbellsville Apparel, decided to take up a collection of necessities for his unit.

    After Campbellsville Apparel donated cases of military T-shirts and underwear for the men, the question arose as to how to get the supplies to the men and women in Stamp's unit.

    The coworkers learned of the American Legion - Edwards-O'Banion Post 82 Boxes for Troops program.

  • Two complete Cooper Clayton course

    Campbellsville residents Tina Dishman, left, and Donnella Lennox graduated from Taylor County Health Department's Cooper Clayton Smoking Cessation 12-week course. They are now successful non-smokers. The next Cooper Clayton Class will begin Tuesday, Jan. 5 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Taylor County Health Department.