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Milestones

  • Local women attend BPW leadership conference

    Renay England and Wanda Washington attended the 86th annual Business and Professsional Women's conference in Bowling Green on June 7.

    Highlights of the conference included sessions on business meetings, foundation fundraisers, Young Careerist, individual development, speak-off and numerous awards.

    Washington, who is past president of Campbellsville BPW, received the Excellent Leadership Award for her service as assistant regional director for 2006-2008.

    Motivational humorist Anne Murray was the conference's keynote speaker.

  • Rice gets visit from Wags dog

    Roca Rice, a native of Campbellsville, enjoys a hug from a Wags pet therapy dog at Atria Assisted Living in Elizabethtown. Wags Pet Therapy of Kentucky Inc. visits nursing homes and assisted living communities.

  • Birth Announcements

    Brandon and Ginger Warren of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of a son, Luke Michael, at 5:34 p.m. on Tuesday, March 11 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19.75 inches long.

    Grandparents are Jerry and Regina Shely of Lawrenceburg and Larry and Brenda Warren of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandmother is Nancy Dixon of Knifley.

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  • Buckner mobilized for deployment

    Army National Guard Spec. Milton A. Buckner has been mobilized and activated at Fort McCoy in Sparta, Wis., for deployment overseas to a forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

    The soldier is a member of the 201st Engineer Battalion in Cynthiana, Ky.

  • Bolin donates to Locks of Love

    Bekah Bolin donated 10 inches of hair to Locks of Love, an organization that provides hair to children suffering from illness-related hair loss. Bolin is the daughter of Shana and Shane Stapleton and Jeff and Marcella Bolin. Her grandparents are Steve and Sue Campbell and Betty Bolin.

  • Humphress names new water safety display

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently had a contest for school-aged children to submit a name for its new 18-foot water safety display.

    The display is meant to attract attention as well as make visitors to the lake think about water safety.

    "Billy Floats A lot" was chosen as the winning name and was submitted by Jordan Humphress, 13, of Knifley. Humphress' entry was chosen based on how catchy it was and how his description promoted water safety.

  • Skaggses visit Montana

    Larry and Betty Skaggs recently visited their middle son, Daniel Skaggs, who is living in Missoula, Mont., where he is attending the University of Montana majoring in environmental studies. He has a 4.0 GPA.

  • Sharp, Cooke win Boyle County dancing contest

    Todd Sharp and his fianc Leeann Cooke of Campbellsville won Boyle County Fair's Dancing with the Stars event on Tuesday, June 17. The couple danced an East Coast swing to "Hot Stuff, Let's Dance." They will perform the same dance in exhibition tonight at Taylor County Fair's Dancing with the Fair Stars competition. The event begins at 7:30.

  • Bell performs in Vegas

    Sheryl Bell, 29, of Campbellsville performed a vocal solo during the USA World Showcase on May 24 at the Las Vegas Hilton.

    Bell sang "Coal Miner's Daughter" by Loretta Lynn.

    Online voting will begin on Sunday, July 6 at www.usaworldshowcase.com.

    Bell received a plaque for her performance and was the only participant from Kentucky.

  • Watkins-Benningfield

    Tina Hudson Watkins and David "BB" Benningfield exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, May 31 at All Occasions in Campbellsville.

    The Rev. Paul Dicken performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Elsie Hudson of Winter Haven, Fla. and the late James Hudson. Her grandparents are Margaret Wells of Tipler, Wis., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sylvester and Albert Hudson.