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Milestones

  • GCU receives grant for oral history project

    The Kentucky Oral History Commission recently announced that $18,723 in grant funds have been awarded to preserve Kentucky's stories. And Taylor County will receive $1,379 of that amount.

    The awards preserve the stories of life in Kentucky by funding the collection of new oral history interviews and the preservation of existing ones.

    Now in its 37 year, the KOHC, an agency of the Kentucky Historical Society, has helped document more than 30,000 interviews, from all 120 counties of the Commonwealth.

  • TRH names summer ambassador

     

    Liz Taylor has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital summer ambassador. Brandi Rector, Jean Suratt and Patty Yaden were also nominated.

    Taylor was nominated by a team member. The following was written about her on a nomination form.

    "Liz is such a pleasure to work with. Regardless of the situation, you can always rely on Liz to keep a level head and do her job.  She deals with every situation with such a professional manner.

  • Kilby family has annual reunion

    The annual Kilby family and friends reunion was June 22 at Acton Retreat Center. Fifty people attended.

    Those attending from out of state included Larry Wagner of Jacksonville, Fla.; Ella Kilby Wagner and Sharon Wagner Mai of Ocala, Fla.; Bill and Ruth Kilby Van Cleave of Boulder, Colo.; Jeremy and LeAnne Matney Smith and Zachary, Colin and Peyton of McKinney, Texas; Betty Rogers of Bristol, Tenn.; Don and Carol Kilby Edwards of Crossville, Tenn.; Juliana Ortega of Jasper, Ind.; and Michael Van Cleave of Paris, France.

  • Beams family has reunion

     

    The Beams family met for its annual reunion on June 29 at Acton Retreat Center.

    Attending from out of state were Ronald and Carolyn Beams of Floyd Knobs, Ind., and Charles and Velda Beams and grandson Cohen Taylor of Henderson, Tenn.

    Attending from Kentucky were Lauren Glover and her sons Lane, Ayden, Mason and Aubrey Blue of Sebree; David and Beth Gannon and daughters Allyson and Neely of Richmond; James and Jennifer Davenport and daughters Jillian and Jasmine of Liberty; and Brian Beams and daughter Sarah of Taylorsville.

  • CHS Class of 1963 has reunion

     

    Campbellsville High School Class of 1963 had its 50th reunion on July 6 at the Community Center.

    Those attending were, front, from left, Jane Ratcliff Noe, Carla Netherland Hodges, Joyce Ann Colvin, Mary Hogue Osborne, Nora Compton Wilkins and Judy Poore.

    Second row, Carolyn Karnes Anderson, Pat Clark Tucker, Donabeth Doyle, Marilyn Wagster, Betty Sue Newton Schuhmann, Beverly Thompson Elzy and Jan Hedgespeth Sapp.

  • Birth Announcements for August 1

    Marcela Bianca and Jason Scott Anderson of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Sofia Raven Anderson, at 7:53 p.m. on July 9 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 7 pounds, 4.5 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Samuel Anderson of Leitchfield, Theresa Wilard of Campbellsville, Humberto Renteria of Cali, Colombia, in South America, and Teresa F. Renteria of Tampa, Fla.

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  • Hutchinses celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

     

    Delynn M. and Alyce C. Hutchins of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Woodlawn Christian Church on July 14 with family and friends.

    Sharon Levesque Hutchins and Deidra Jeffries Hutchins, the couples' daughters-in-law, prepared food.

    The Hutchinses were married July 18, 1963. They have three sons, Dee M. Hutchins and Charles C. Hutchins of Hodgenville and Rob C. Hutchins of Fisherville. They also have nine grandchildren.

  • Turpin, Thacker to wed

     

    McCall Turpin of Campbellsville and Joseph Thacker of Lexington announce their engagement.

    Turpin is the daughter of Joey and Sheri Turpin of Campbellsville. She is the granddaughter of Louese Russell and Nancy Turpin of Campbellsville.

    Turpin gradated from Taylor County High School in 2010 and is pursuing a degree in integrated strategic communications at University of Kentucky and is an intern with UK athletics.

  • Corbins to celebrate 50th anniversary

     

    Richard and Mary Lou Corbin of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 4.

    Their children will host a celebration in their honor at 3555 Old Columbia Road from 2 to 4 p.m.

    All friends and family are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts.

  • SPCA helps transport animals out of state

     

    Taylor County SPCA is working with Pointer Rescue Organization to transport local animals to out-of-state rescue groups.

    According to the local SPCA group, pilots give of their time and money to transport the animals via plane to destinations that would be difficult to travel to on land.

    Taylor County's SPCA group has helped move more than 40 animals from the Taylor County Animal Shelter to rescue groups in the past months.

    Rescue organizations in Kentucky and other states contact the SPCA to arrange transports.