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Milestones

  • Rucker

    Joe and Lesta Rucker of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 6 with a family dinner.

    The Ruckers were married on Feb. 6, 1959, in Taylor County.

    They have a daughter, Diane Pierce; and a son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Jennifer Rucker, all of Campbellsville. They also have two grandchildren, Jessica Hosier and her husband Keene of Hoover, Ala., and Andy Pierce of Campbellsville; along with two step-grandchildren, Brett Skaggs and Dylan Skaggs, both of Campbellsville.

     

  • ESL students attend Kiwanis meeting

    Several students in the English as a Second Language Program at Campbellsville University recently presented a program to the Kiwanis Club of Campbellsville. About 10 percent of students at CU are international students who have represented 35 different countries from around the world. Dr. Sandra Kroh is the director of ESL. Pictured are: Elsa Maji, France; Wei-Ting Chen, China; Eric Jimenez Rodriguez, Venezuela; Luke Beling, advanced speaking teacher from South Africa; Taichi Yokoi, Japan; Li Jinshua, China; Grace Lee, South Korea; and Karen Vaughn of Campbellsville.

  • Gowdy Anniversary

    Bronson and Tonya Gowdy of Campbellsville will celebrate their sixth wedding anniversary by renewing their vows.

    Mrs. Gowdy is the daughter of Tony Groves of Campbellsville and the late Betty Jean Williams.

    Mr. Gowdy is the son of Debbie Gowdy Smith of Campbellsville and the late Manuel Gowdy.

    The vow renewal will take place at First Baptist Church, located at 704 E. Broadway in Campbellsville. Pastor Daniel Corey Shull will perform the ceremony.

  • Corbin honored with bridal shower

    Kelli Corbin was honored with a bridal shower Saturday, Feb. 28 at the home of Carla Bennett. Corbin will marry Doug Hudson on April 4 in Watersound, Fla. Pictured are, from left, Kym Stein, Cindy Perkins and Debbie Nunery, hostesses; Leah Magers, the bride's mother; Kelli; Ruth Hudson, the groom's mother; Patty Rodgers and Bennett, hostesses. Not pictured is hostess Linda Ward. 

  • GCU honors Stewart with Clinkscales Humanitarian Award

    Margaret Mills Stewart of Campbellsville was presented the Frances Clinkscales Humanitarian Award by Wanda Washington, Greater Campbellsville United coordinator, and John Chowning, chair of the GCU board.

    The occasion was during an address by John Johnson, executive director of the Kentucky Human Rights Commission, at a Feb. 11 chapel service in the Ransdell Chapel on the campus of Campbellsville University.

  • ESL professor from CU speaks to woman's club

    Campbellsville Woman's Club members met on Feb. 23 at the home of Frances Johnson on Lebanon Avenue.

    Dr. Sandy Kroh, who teaches English as a second language at Campbellsville University, presented a program on her trips to China. Kroh says she hopes to go to North Korea in the near future.

    She shared a scrapbook with photographs of Chinese children she taught while in China.

    Refreshments were also served.

    The next meeting will take place at the home of Peggy Hayes, located in Warren Place, at 7 p.m. on March 23.

  • Phillips celebrates eighth birthday

    Lauren Phillips celebrated her eighth birthday with a spa and slumber party on Feb. 20. The girls were treated to a beauty makeover and a party and sleepover. Pictured are, from left, front: John Michael Phillips, Taylor Hamilton, Zoe Harrison, Alyson Hamilton and Brianna Ireland. Back: Hannah Phillips, Lauren, Shania Cox and Amelia Bowen. Lauren is the daughter of Richard and Marnie Phillips.

  • Boils-Johnson

    Bethany Starr Boils and Timothy Logan Johnson, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, March 14.

    Boils is the daughter of Steve and Mandy Boils and Angie Hicks, all of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Frank and Carolyn Boils, Annie and Billy Whitehouse and Susan Conover, all of Campbellsville.

    She is a freshman at Campbellsville University.

    Johnson is the son of Timothy and Judy Johnson of Tippecanoe, Ind., and Juanita Johnson of Hustonville. His grandparents are Bob and Alice Collins of Hustonville and Ruth Johnson of Jackson, Ky.

  • Bartley-McElroy

    David and Laura Bartley of Springfield announce the engagement of their daughter, Deanna Lynne Bartley, to Michael Scott McElroy, son of Charles and Brenda McElroy of Finley.

    Bartley graduated from Campbellsville University in 2008 with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education.

    McElroy graduated from Marion County High School in 2000. He is employed at Portland Forge in Lebanon.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 27 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Springfield. A reception will follow at Holy Trinity Parish Center.

  • Birth Announcements

    Emily Caulk and Ben Smith, both of Campbellsville, announce the birth of a daughter, Hannah Kathryn Sue Smith, at 9:40 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Chris Caulk, Lisa Caulk and Randall Shofner, all of Campbellsville, and the late Mike Smith and Donna Shofner.

    Great-grandparents are Linda and Larry McDonald of Charlotte, N.C., Lorene Caulk, Glenn and Ruby Spratt and Paul and Marina Smith, all of Campbellsville, and the late Robert L. Caulk.

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