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Milestones

  • Cub Scouts' Pinewood Derby

    Cub Scout Pack 777 hosted its annual Pinewood Derby on Tuesday, Jan. 20. Race winners are pictured.

     

  • Wright-Durrett

    Stella Curry Wright and Steve Durrett exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 27 in a private ceremony attended by their children.

    The ceremony took place at Oak Forest Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Gabe, with the pastor, Bro. Robert Knight officiating.

    The bride's parents are Stella T. Curry and the late Lawrence Jenkins Curry. She is employed at the Lake Cumberland District Health Department in Green County.

    The groom's parents are the late Rev. Ancil and Wilma Durrett. He is employed at the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Campbellsville.

  • Birth Announcements

    Johnny and Deanna Smith of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Colton Charles, at 3:02 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are Charlie and Peggy Cox and John and Paula Smith, all of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Mattie Smothers of Campbellsville and the late Paul Smothers, Buddy and Mary Jo Gribbins, James and Lola Cox and John and Sue Smith.

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  • Kimbler Kids Corner

    Sophia Grace Kimbler was crowned queen on Nov. 22 at the Kentucky State Festival Pageant in Lexington. Kimbler also won "prettiest eyes." She is the 5-year-old daughter of Jay and Jessica Kimbler of Columbia. Her grandparents are Mike and Judy Humphress and Sandy Kimbler, all of Campbellsville.

  • Cunningham-Rock

    Jennifer Rhea Cunningham and Marshall Shawn Rock exchanged wedding vows on April 19, 2008, at Calvary Baptist Church.

    The Rev. Hank Ellington performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Carolyn Puckett of Liberty and Jack Cunningham of Lexington.

    The groom is the son of Joe and May Rock of Campbellsville.

    Jennifer Clemmons Davis served as the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Amy Logan Williamson, Kim Seaman Ramsey and Misty Rock Hafley.

    Mayci Hafley and Chloe Hafley served as the flower girls.

  • Girl Scouts earn badge of recognition

    Taylor County Junior Girl Scout Troop 222 recently earned a badge in recognition for their participation in the Toys for Tots distribution on Dec. 24. Pictured are, from left, front: Sara Courtwright and Sara Clark. Back: Brittany Rose, Samantha Clark, Meredith Johnson and Troop Leader Jeannie Clark.

  • Sapp

    Manuel and Carolyn Sapp will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 1.

    The Sapps were married on Jan. 31, 1959.

    An open house reception will be hosted in their honor on Feb. 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Fireside Room at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    All relatives and friends are invited to attend.

  • Araujo, Moore honored with wedding shower

    Aline Araujo and Matthew Moore were honored with a wedding shower on Nov. 22 in the Fireside Room at Campbellsville Baptist Church. Pictured are, from left, hostesses Marlow McCullough, Penny Akers and Jeanne Gaddis, Aline and Matthew, and hostesses Suellen Shaw and Ann DeSpain. Not pictured is hostess Jennifer Tinnell. Aline is the daughter of Abigail Lemons of Belahorizante, Brazil. Matthew is the son of Dr. Jim and Nevalyn Moore of Campbellsville. They were married Dec. 27 at Campbellsville Baptist and are making their home in Euless, Texas.

  • Taylor County Girl Scout Troop 222 members earn Bronze Award

    Junior Girl Scout members of Troop 222 recently completed all requirements to earn their Bronze Award.

    As their project, Rylee Beard, Samantha Clark, Meredith Johnson and Brittany Rose chose to write and shoot a 30-second Girl Scout Cookie television commercial, which can be used throughout the state of Kentucky during cookie sales events.

    The commercial is currently airing on local Channel TV 4 and will be posted on the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana Facebook page and can be viewed at www.kyanags.org.

  • Simmone family seeking momentos from area

    The late Dr. Wallace R. Simmone of Hapeville, Ga. once served as pastor of South Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    Simmone also pastured at Robinson Creek Baptist, Palestine Baptist and Good Hope Baptist, all in Taylor County, and Plum Point Baptist in Adair County.

    Simmone and his wife Frances left Taylor County to return to Georgia in the mid 1950s and eventually retired from the ministry there.

    Simmone died on Jan. 29, 2008.