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Milestones

  • Cole

    Milton and Nicki Cole celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 10.

    Mr. Cole, son of the late Alexander Stewart and Mattie Vance Cole, was born and raised in Campbellsville.

    He attended Campbellsville College and graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in business administration. He also served in the Merchant Marines.

    The couple met in Campbellsville and married in 1938.

    They now live in Sarasota, Fla. and have two daughters, Pam and Debbie.

  • Ball Kids Corner

    Hayden, 5 months, and Madison Ball, 3, are the children of Trey and April Ball of Campbellsville. Their grandparents are Dubby and Denise Ball of Campbellsville and Boyd and Jackie Curry of Greensburg. Great-grandparents are Jean Payton and Sissy Ball, both of Campbellsville.

  • Central Kentucky violin students perform recital

    On June 1, Central Kentucky violin students, ages 5 to 16, performed for parents, relatives and friends in a recital at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    The students, who are from Taylor, Green, Adair, Casey, Pulaski and Cumberland counties, played a variety of pieces from Baroque by Telemann and Bach to blues and novelty pieces by Phillips and Kroll.

    Also featured on the program were solos and string ensemble pieces, including a medley of hymns, ending with the well-known "Amazing Grace." Highlights of the program can be seen at www.youtube.com/drnoelrd.

  • Wise, Jones honored with wedding shower

    Hannah Wise and Weston Jones were honored with a wedding shower on April 26 at Feathersburg Church of God. Pictured are, from left, Monteen Mings, the bride's great-grandmother; Wanda Carroll, the bride's grandmother; Carla Milsap, the bride's mother; Hannah and Weston; Karen Jones, the groom's mother; and Leanna Burress, hostess.

  • Pruitt

    William R. and Carolyn Callison Pruitt of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th anniversary tomorrow.

    The Pruitts were married on July 4, 1958, in Campbellsville.

    They have one son and two daughters-in-law, Bruce and Jennifer Pruitt of Radcliff and Shanti Pruitt of Indianapolis, Ind. The couple also had another son, the late Randall Pruitt.

    The couple also has two grandchildren, Sarah Pruitt and Matthew Pruitt, both of Indianapolis.

    They will be celebrating with family.

  • Greater Campbellsville United taking survey on July 4

    Greater Campbellsville United is seeking residents' thoughts on their seven favorite places in Taylor County.

    A booth with questionnaires will be set up downtown during tomorrow's Fourth of July Celebration.

    GCU Director Wanda Washington asks residents to stop by the booth and fill out a ballot.

  • PRIDE donates wetlands book to local library

    If your summer project is to build a wetland, then you should visit your local library to check out "Wetland Drainage, Restoration and Repair."

    Eastern Kentucky PRIDE recently donated copies of the book to every public library in the 38 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky, as well as the region's NRCS and Conservation District offices.

  • Taylor County Girl Scout Troops visit Camp Kentahten

    Taylor County Girl Scout Troops #222 and #2164 visited Camp Kentahten on June 13. The girls participated in team building activities including climbing a rock wall, giant swing, zip line and low ropes. The girls learned the benefit of teamwork in accomplishing tasks. Pictured are, from left, Samantha Clark, Rylee Beard, Meredith Johnson, Kimberly Davis, Brittany Rose, Brooke Gilpin, Lauren Johnson, Katie Long, Jenna Corbin and Hannah Reynolds. They are pictured with their activity guide, Jason "Ski" Roach.

  • Thomas-Sanders

    Darlene and Richard Britton and John and Lisa Thomas, all of Campbellsville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Whitney Thomas, to Kasey Adam Sanders, son of Kathy and Jeff Bell of Campbellsville and Chris and Leah Sanders of Georgetown.

    Thomas is the granddaughter of John and Helen Mattingly of Calvary and the late Jack and Dotty Thomas.

    She is a 2002 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed as a nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Davis earns two Girl Scout awards

    Kimberly Davis, a junior member of Girl Scout Troop 2164, has earned the Girl Scout Bronze Award and the Junior Girl Scout Leadership Award.

    The Girl Scout Bronze Award is the highest award a junior Girl Scout can earn. It shows she has made a promise to help others, improve her community and world and become the best she can be.