• GCU hosts Census Bureau speaker for seniors

    Greater Campbellsville United hosted a breakfast and guest speaker on Nov. 13 at the Taylor County Senior Citizen Center.

    Ben Johnson of the U.S. Census Bureau spoke to seniors about important facts concerning the 2010 Census count.

    An accurate count ensures that Kentucky receives its fair share of $400 billion in federal money each year for schools, roads, hospital, library and transportation.

    Johnson said the form is easy to fill out as well as confidential and important.

  • Green Kids Corner

    Claire Elizabeth Green is the 10-month-old daughter of David and Ashley Tucker Green of Brentwood, Tenn. Her grandparents are Jim and Debbie Miller and Ivan and Carol Tucker, all of Campbellsville, and Dick and Karen Green of Johnson City, Tenn.

  • Lawson

    Chester "Red" and Laura Lawson celebrated their wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 15 with a reception at their home. The Lawsons were married 62 years on Nov. 14.

    Mr. Lawson is retired from Taylor County RECC after more than 43 years of service. Mrs. Lawson was a babysitter and homemaker.

  • Graham awarded Bronze Star

    Sgt. 1st Class David Graham, a 1994 graduate of Taylor County High School, was recently awarded the Bronze Star for Exceptional and Meritorious service during combat operations in Iraq.

    Graham is the son of Phyllis White and Steve Graham, both of Campbellsville.


  • Price

    Eugene and Virginia Price of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 5.

    The Prices were married on Dec. 5, 1959, by Vester Johnson.

    A reception, hosted by their children, is set for Saturday, Dec. 5 beginning at 1 p.m. at Truth Tabernacle in Campbellsville.

    All family and friends are invited to attend.


  • Ratcliff Generations

    Five generations of the Ratcliff family are pictured. They are, front, from left, Robert Don Cox holding Zachary Garrett and Hallie Ratcliff. Back: Brandon Garrett and Shelly Garrett.

  • Maupin-Allen

    Natasha Maupin and Ricky Allen exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, Nov. 14 at Manna Harvest Church in Gravel Switch.

    The bride is the daughter of Brian Maupin and Dorothy Carter.

    The groom is the son of Eunice Clements and the late Eulis Allen.

    They are making their home in Campbellsville.


  • Salmon wins Cover Miss Pageant

    Brittany Salmon of Campbellsville recently won the Miss Teen Campbellsville America's Cover Miss Pageant, along with other awards. Salmon will attend the 2010 Kentucky State Pageant in April in Bowling Green. She is the daughter of Kristie and Jonathan Hunt of Campbellsville.

  • Lee

    Richard Edward and Mary Ellen Mann Lee of Columbia will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 12.

    The Lees were married on Dec. 24, 1949, in Jamestown, Ky., by J.B. Stevens.

    They have two sons, Doug Lee of Columbia and the late Gary Dale Lee. The Lees also have four grandchildren, Emily Billingsley, Cortney Edwards, Lacy Lee and Cameron Lee; and four great-grandchildren, Madison Billingsley, Brenton Billingsley, Caleb Lee and Tyler Grant.

  • Crowder-Chadwick

    Cyndi Crowder and Les Chadwick Jr., both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 19.


    Crowder is the daughter of Mabel Crowder of Louisville and the late Rev. D. Gene Crowder.


    She is a 1990 graduate of Campbellsville College, where she earned her bachelor of science degree. In 1994, Crowder graduated from Campbellsville University with a master of arts. She is a music teacher and choral director at Campbellsville elementary and high schools.