• Gaines is state gymnastics champ

    Kayla Gaines has been named the Level 5 state gymnastics champion in the 10-year-old junior division.

    The state competition was March 21 at Bethlehem High School in Bardstown.

    Gaines, also a member of the Champion Gymnastics Team, medaled in each of her four events, and her team took home the first-place trophy.

    Gaines earned a first on the vault, second on the balance beam and third on the floor and bars. Her combined all-around score of 36.425 put her in position to take home the first-place trophy along with the title of state champ.

  • Birth announcements

    Shaun and Kim Shofner of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Allison Kate, at 8:54 p.m. on Friday, March 5 at Springview Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Gean and Danny Wright and Gary McFelia, all of Greensburg, Mary Lynn Shofner of Campbellsville and the late Chuck Shofner.

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  • Vision Riders Polar Bear Run benefits food pantries

    The Vision Riders Chapter of the Christian Motorcyclists Association hosted a Polar Bear Run on New Year's Day.

    The annual ride raises money to benefit local food pantry operations in the counties that have chapter members.

    The Vision Riders chapter is officially chartered in Taylor County but also has members in Green, Adair, LaRue and Marion counties.

    Chapter members recently presented Taylor County Food Pantry Director Marietta Moyers with a check in the amount of $525.

  • Webster-Benberry engagement

    LaToya Jenee Webster and Anthony Benberry of Paducah announce their forthcoming marriage on Saturday, May 1.

    Webster is the daughter of Phyllis Webster of Campbellsville and Marvin Young of Bowling Green. She is a graduate of Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia.

    Benberry is the son of Doris and Archie Benberry of Paducah. He is a graduate of Western Kentucky University.

    The ceremony will be at Harrison Street Missionary Baptist Church in Paducah.


  • Local Rotarian completes training

    Henry E. Lee, president-elect of the Rotary Club of Campbellsville completed the three-day Rotary multi-district training session Sunday, March 21 in Nashville, Tenn.

    Mid-South Presidents-Elect Training Seminar, P.E.T.S., is a multi-state training session of the six Rotary districts in Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee.

    Rotary club leaders generally represent key community leaders throughout the world.

  • Driver anniversary

    Roy and Joan Matney Driver of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, March 28.

    The couple met when they were both traveling to Louisville on a Greyhound bus. After they were married, they moved to Toledo, Ohio where they lived until retirement.

    Mr. Driver is a retiree from General Motors Powertrain, and Mrs. Driver is a retiree from Bell South.

    They have two children, Robin Driver Haverty who is married to Jeffrey Haverty and Michael Driver who is married to Lauren Volgelpohl Driver.

  • Haines-Coffey eng.

    Tom and Tonya Haines of Campbellsville announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Ann Haines, to Joshua Allen Coffey, the son of Tim and Donna Coffey of Greensburg.

    There will be a private wedding ceremony, immediately followed by an open wedding reception and shower at 1:30 p.m. ET Saturday, March 27 in the fellowship hall at Liberty Separate Baptist Church in Greensburg.

    Only out-of-town guests will receive invitations.


  • Woman's Club presents art awards

    The 4th District Winter Conference of the Kentucky Federation of Women's Clubs was March 6 at Parkway Baptist Church in Bardstown.

    Those attending from the Campbellsville Woman's Club were Roberta Moore, Chris Greenman, Jeanette Parrott, June Bishop, Ann Hodge and Deen Smith.

    The conference also included the 4th District Student Arts & Craft Contest. Two entries from the Campbellsville Woman's Club received first place - Amber Dicken in sculpture and Talisha Barnett in weaving. Both are students at Campbellsville High School.

  • Coulter named 'Grand Supreme'

    Kendra Coulter, 3, of Campbellsville competed in the America's Cover Miss USA pageant in Leitchfield, Ky. on Feb. 21.

    Coulter received the highest award at the pageant, which was Overall Grand Supreme. She also won the titles of Most Beautiful, Most Photogenic, Best Fashion, Prettiest Eyes, Prettiest Hair, Prettiest Smile and Outfit of Choice.

    She will now compete at the state finals in Bowling Green on April 9-11 at the Holiday Inn Resort. The state winner will represent Kentucky at the national contest in May.

  • 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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