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Milestones

  • Community named 'Purple Heart City'

     

    Campbellsville/Taylor County was named a "Purple Heart City" recently, and the official ceremony to make the proclamation was July 4 at American Legion Post 82.

    "Purple Heart City" road signs were presented.

  • Cox, Scott wed

     

    Amory Elizabeth Cox and Trevor Stanley Scott of Lexington were married on Sept. 22. Billy Gregory performed the ceremony, which was at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel.

    Cox is the daughter of Dr. Ben and Regina Cox of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Dorothy Bradford of Gadsden, Ala., and the late Thomas and Elender Cox and Lavear Bradford Sr.

    She is a pharmacist at Vanderbilt University Hospital.

  • Grays celebrate anniversary

     

    G.E. and Louise Gray of Campbellsville celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on June 23.

  • Iron cross is dedicated in Sanders' honor

     

    An iron cross was dedicated in a memorial service recently in Marquis de LaFayette Sanders' honor.

    The David O. Dodd Chapter #212, United Daughters of the Confederacy of Pine Bluff, Ark., and the David Allen Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in Campbellsville hosted the dedication at Brookside Cemetery.

    Jean Sanders Pollard, vice president of the David O. Dodd UDC Chapter and charter member of the David Allen Chapter in Campbellsville, performed the dedication and remembrance.

  • Residents grows rose garden

     

    With help from a young man she used to babysit several years ago, Nancy Cornett of Campbellsville planted these Knock Out roses in front of her home in memory of her late mother, Rose Cornett.

    Cornett says she finds working in the garden a few hours per week therapeutic for her arthritis.

  • DYW contestants meet for orientation

     

    This year's Taylor County Distinguished Young Women contestants met for orientation on Sunday, May 19, at Campbellsville University.

    The young women, joined by their parents, were introduced to the committee's volunteers and provided with information about the competition.

    The 2014 Distinguished Young Women of Taylor County program will be Saturday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m. at Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium.

  • Hunt, Coomer to wed

     

    Samantha Carol Hunt and Stephen Wayne Coomer of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Hunt is the daughter of Robbie and Deanna Hunt of Campbellsville. She is the granddaughter of Clayton and Maxine Hunt and Kenneth and Cheryl Dudgeon of Campbellsville and Jim and Delois Taylor of Ft. Myers, Fla.

    She graduated from Taylor County High School in 2010 and is enrolled in the preschool through fifth-grade education program at Campbellsville University.

    She is employed at All Star Food Mart on KY 70.

  • Benningfield has baby shower

     

    Cara Benningfield was recently honored with a baby shower at Best Western in Campbellsville.

    Benningfield's sister, Dana Bibelhauser, hosted the shower.

    Benningfield and her husband, John, of Bowling Green, are expecting their first child in July.

  • Birth Announcements for July 11

    Jessica Eden and Johnathon Adam Fair of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Gage Allan Fair, at 11:24 a.m. on July 1 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Tonya Dunn of Taylor County, Mark and Lindsey Fair of Campbellsville, Valeire McGuire of Indiana and Todd and Bridgette Smith of Columbia.

    Great-grandparents are Pat Smith of Columbia, Margaret Dunn of Knifley and Vernon and Pansy Fair of Campbellsville.

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  • Local woman wins recipe competition

     

    Patti Phillips of Campbellsville, an executive chef at Tim Horton's Camp Kenthaten in Campbellsville, was recently named a national winner in the National Restaurant Association's Kids Recipe Challenge.

    Phillips was awarded the honor at a show in Chicago last month.

    Phillips said she entered her recipe for Yum! Yum! Chip Chicken in the contest earlier in the year, but never thought she would win since thousands of recipes are entered.