• Parkers celebrate anniversary


    Jerry and Joretta Parker of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently. They were married Aug. 24, 1963.

    They will be honored with a reception Sunday, Sept. 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

  • Wood carver speaks at library


    Roger Blair, a local wood carver, spoke to about 50 people last week at the Taylor County Public Library.

    He discussed how he chooses wood and then turns it into a carving.

    Several pieces of his work are on display at the library.

  • Circle of Hope group meets


    A Taylor County Women's Circle of Hope was recently established, geared toward discussing the needs of women in the area and helping them. The group was established in June.

    Those present were Nelda Beard, Darlene Eastridge, Jan Hayes, Carolyn Morris, Becky Nash, Emma Revis, Jeannie Seaborne, Susan Walters, Tonya Young, Angie Freeman and Yevette Haskins.

    Other charter members who aren't pictured are Sherry Angel, Betty Cox, Judy Dabney, Virginia Flanagan and Joyce Johnson.

    The group will meet again in September.

  • CU students head back to campus


    Campbellsville University students headed back to campus over the weekend and moved into their dorms for the fall semester.

    Classes began Monday night.

  • Birth Announcements for August 29

    Rob Clark and Hannah Young of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Nevaeh Shae Clark, at 5:22 p.m. on July 22 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 4 pounds, 10.5 ounces and was 16.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Dennis and Carolyn Young of Greensburg and Bob and Mary Clark of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandmother is Lillian Clark.

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  • Consumer Cues: Green up the home


    Between running air conditioners, watering plants and keeping the kids cool on a hot summer day, many of us are seeing our energy and water usage rise with the temperatures.

    By making some small adjustments to your home, you can conserve more energy and water. Not only is this good for the environment, but it's good for your finances.

    Here are some tips for conserving energy and water at home during the warmer months:

  • Wooldridge-Malone to wed


    Taler LaShae Wooldridge and James Lee Malone of Greensburg announce their engagement.

    Wooldridge is the son of Marlon Wooldridge and Missy Wooldridge of Greensburg.

    She graduated from Green County High School in 2010 and is a receptionist at Magnolia Bank Mortgage Division.

    Malone is the son of Jimmy Malone and Shannon Wilson of Campbellsville.

    He graduated from Taylor County High School in 2010. He is employed at Green Thumb Lawn Care.

    The ceremony will be Saturday, Aug. 31, at 5 p.m. at All Occasions.

  • Ware, Sexton to wed


    Kristin Ware of Campbellsville and Richard Sexton of Canmer announce their engagement.

    Ware is the daughter of Mike and Peggy Ware of Campbellsville.

    She has a Bachelor of Social Work degree and works for Barren County Department of Community Based Services.

    Sexton is the son of Dennis and Nellie Sexton in Canmer.

    He is an assistant manager at Kmart in Glasgow.

    The ceremony will be Saturday, Aug. 31, at 7 p.m. at Ware's parents' home, located at 1225 Spears Road in Campbellsville.

  • Trail ride will benefit local girl

    Friends of Chasity Johnson will sponsor a trail ride on Saturday, Aug. 24, at 10 a.m. at the Taylor County Fairgrounds.

    Riders will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. Lunch is included in the $10 fee to participate.

    Money raised will go toward the cost of Johnson's treatments for Crohn's Disease, which exceeds what insurance will cover.

  • CU recognizes new staff members


    Campbellsville University's new staff members were recognized at its annual staff workshop Aug. 9.

    Front, from left, are Beth Sprowles, Emily Cantwell, Brooke Gupton, Rebecca Price, Erin Johnson and Tami Dugas. Second row, Lloyd Wilds, Ashley Abner, Lindsey Hammers, Lindsey Hines, Terry Eastridge, Lisa Rosenthal and Lee Miracle.

    Back, Steve Pike, Drew Tucker, Brent Vernon, Zach Smith, Paul Harmon and Jeff Garrett.