• Birth announcements

    Jason and April Kelsay of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Maxwell Lukas, at 10:34 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandmother is Faye Tungate of Campbellsville. Great-grandparents are Walter and Juanita Cox of Campbellsville, Danny Bottoms and the late Virginia Bottoms.

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  • Friends of Scouting raise more than $18,000

    Eagle Scouts Steven Smith, Jeffrey Schuhmann and Dr. Eugene Shively share their scouting experiences at the 2010 Friends of Scouting Dinner on Thursday, March 11 at Campbellsville University.

    More than $18,000 was pledged during the event.

  • Homeplace on Green River names new officers and Board members

    The historic Homeplace on Green River, located on KY 55 between Campbellsville and Columbia, has selected its board members and officers for the coming year.

    Ken Forman of Taylor County was named president at last week's annual board meeting, replacing Adair Countian Billy Joe Fudge who stepped down after seven years as president.

    Newly elected vice president Jackie Bowen of Taylor County joins secretary Pat Durham of Taylor County and treasurer Dr. Max Downey of Adair County, both of whom were re-elected.

  • Noe anniversary

    Kent and Karen Noe celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary at Olive Garden this past Saturday.

    The couple were married Feb. 28, 1985, in Columbia by Minister Charles Rickman. They have two children, Joshua and Kelli Noe.

    Kent Noe is the son of Sara Noe of Greensburg and the late Jackie Noe, while Karen Noe is the daughter of Sonny and Mary Jane Williams of Columbia.

    The couple have planned a cruise in April to continue their celebration.


  • More than one 'Norma Jean'

    Norma Jean was apparently a popular name in 1926, at least at the Carmalite Children's Home in Chicago, Ill.

    Norma Jean Skaggs, 83, of Campbellsville grew up at the Carmalite Home.

    At the same time, two other Norma Jeans lived there as well - one of whom later became one of the most celebrated movie stars of all time ... Marilyn Monroe.

    However, the nuns who ran the home changed two of the girls' names at baptism so they wouldn't all have the same name. Norma Jean Skaggs became Mary Jean Skaggs, and Norma Jean Baker became Elizabeth "Betty" Baker.

  • Relay for Life Kick Off

    Taylor County Relay for Life Committee had its annual kick off celebration on Feb. 18.

    Relay Chairman Pat Hall, at left, addresses the crowd.

    Above, members of the Campbellsville Elementary School Choir performed for the group.


  • Birth announcements

    Richard and Christina Skaggs of Campbellsville announce the birth of son, Owen Andrew, at 8:57 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 10 at Springview Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 8 pounds and was 20.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Nancy Arnett and Ricky and Susie Skaggs, all of Campbellsville, and Jerry Arnett of Greensburg. Great-grandparents are Frank and Dorthy Arnett, Evelyn Cheatham and Marianna Skaggs, all of Campbellsville.

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  • Riggs-Sapp engagement

    Rikki Hannah Riggs and Christopher Jordan Sapp, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, March 13.

    Riggs is the daughter of Richard and Sherri Riggs of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Orval and Mary Riggs and Dale Hunt, all of Campbellsville, and the late Cheryl Benningfield.

    She is a 2009 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed at Campbellsville Walmart Supercenter.

  • CU adjunct professor to shoot film in Columbia

    A Campbellsville University adjunct professor is shooting his next film in Kentucky.

    Thomas L. Phillips and T-Street Productions have chosen to shoot their next movie, "Awkward But Beautiful," in Columbia.

    Phillips, who was born and raised in the south, says he is happy to be able to come back to his southern roots for his third feature film.

  • Jones is recipient of humanitarian award

    Karalee Jones of Campbellsville was presented with the Frances Clinkscales Humanitarian Award from Greater Campbellsville United.

    The award is given in honor of Clinkscales, a former GCU board member and a Campbellsville City Councilwoman. The annual award is a result of the GCU Board's desire to continue Clinkscales' legacy of serving her community.

    Jones is a member of Mount Vernon Baptist Church, is involved in many community activities and donates her time in numerous places.