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Milestones

  • Russell meets cooking star

    Shandi Russell of Campbellsville met cooking star Rachael Ray during her book signing tour on Dec. 10 at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Lexington. Ray is promoting her new cookbook "THE ORANGE BOOK," which is currently in the Top 10 on the New York Times BestSellers list.

  • Riggs

    Orval and Mary Riggs celebrated their 60th anniversary at The Grandview in Campbellsville.

    They were married on Dec. 13, 1948, at the Presbyterian church on West Main Street in Campbellsville.

    The Riggses have six children - Sandy Moore, Martha Slinker, Orval Riggs Jr., Rick Riggs, Timmy Riggs and Kenny Riggs. They also have 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

     

  • Republic women donate book

    Taylor County Republican Women donated a book, "The Life of Barbara Bush," to Campbellsville University's Montgomery Library in memory of Bobby Himes. Pictured are, from left, Dr. John Burch, library director; Marlyn Shreve, president; and Margaret Stewart, corresponding secretary.

  • Miller-Sproles

    Terri D. Miller and Shawn Sproles exchanged wedding vows in a private ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 29 at The Chapeze House in Bardstown.

    Col. Carl Michael Masters performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William "Billy" Miller of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Mary Ella Hayden of St. Mary's and the late Joseph Louis Hayden, Fannie Mae Dawson Jones and William Russell Young.

    She is a registered nurse, employed at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

  • Girl Scout Cookies coming soon

    Satisfy your sweet tooth while giving girls the vital skills they need to succeed in life. Local Girl Scouts will soon be out selling cookies to the general public.

    Girls will start taking orders beginning today, and booth sales are set to begin Feb. 23.

    Cookie-lovers everywhere will still be able to purchase the classic Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Do-si-dos, Trefoils, Lemon Chalet Crèmes and the sugar-free Chocolate Chips cookies.

  • Brents Anniversary

    Gary Michael and Susan Hubbard Brents of Campbellsville will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Dec. 31.

    The Brents have two children, Michael Clelland Brents and Holly Ann Brents.

    A reception will be hosted in their honor on Saturday, Jan. 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Soule's Chapel United Methodist Church.

    All relatives and friends are invited to attend.

     

  • Who is Scott Shive?

    Scott Shive had the opportunity to experience what is a lifelong dream for many television game show enthusiasts.

    A Taylor County native, Shive will appear as a contestant on the game show "Jeopardy" tomorrow.

    Shive, 34, who says he occasionally watches the show, saw an advertisement for prospective contestants and took the online test in January.

    "I thought I'd take it," Shive said, "but I didn't think I did very well."

  • Girl Scouts attend Kentucky Festival of Arts

    Girl Scouts Troop 451 recently attended the Kentucky Festival of Arts in Louisville. Girls and leaders attended a Native American music/culture production, "The Sound of Music" and various workshops. Pictured are, from left, leader Kathy Smith, Korri Briggs, Malorie Byrne, Rachel Hinton, Clarissa Parish, guest speaker Emily Smith, Lexi Parish, Lynsey Smith and co-leader Deborah Hinton.

  • Meyer completes Navy basic training

    Navy Seaman Apprentice Justin W. Meyer, son of Pamela A. and Jeffery S. Meyer of Columbia, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

    During the eight-week program, Meyer completed a variety of training, which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

  • Sallee-Sroczynski

    Hazel Sallee of Dunnville and Tom Sroczynski of Campbellsville will exchange wedding vows on Sunday, Dec. 28.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 2:30 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church in Campbellsville. A reception will follow in the church's fellowship hall.

    No formal invitations will be sent. All family and friends are invited to attend.