• Local family wins forest steward award


    Harry and Karen Pelle of Taylor County received the Outstanding Kentucky Forest Steward Award.

    James McDaniel, forester with the Kentucky Division of Forestry, and assistant director Steve Kull made the presentation.

    The Pelles were also the Central Region winner. Their more than 1,500 acre farm is located in Taylor County.

    The award was presented during the annual Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts meeting in Louisville.

  • Health department staff members celebrate Diabetes Month


    Taylor County Health Department staff members dressed in blue on Thursday, Nov. 14, in support of World Diabetes Day.

  • Cattlemen's association, farmers' market donate to food pantry


    Taylor County Cattlemen's Association and Taylor County Farmers' Market recently gave a $300 donation to the Taylor County Food Pantry after their ribeye sandwich fundraiser.

  • Locals donate food to needy


    Patti Phillips of Tim Horton Camp Kentahten Children's Foundation and Courtney Mills at Taylor County Elementary School unload some food recently donated for local needy families.

    The elementary has a backpack program, which helps support 128 children in need of food to take home.

    About 14 percent of families and 18 percent of the population in Campbellsville and Taylor County live below the poverty line.

  • Eastridges to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary


    Jack and Wyeneth Eastridge of Campbellsville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Dec. 15, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Campbellsville University's banquet hall.

    The Eastridges have four sons and daughters-in-law, a daughter and son-in-law, six grandchildren, a step-granddaughter, a great-granddaughter and a step-great   granddaughter.

    All family and friends are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts, though cards are welcome.

  • Mingses celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    James and Abbie Mings of Campbellsville were recently surprised with a trip to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Nov. 22, 1963.

    The Mingses have three children, Michael Mings and his wife, Heather; Rhonda Burns and her husband, Barry; and Kevin Mings and his wife, Cheryl.

    They also have seven grandchildren, Zack and Drake Mings, Landon and Shane Burns and Jaycee, Sydney and Ethan Mings.

  • Herron, Heath wed


    Missy Herron and Jarrod Heath of Campbellsville were married on Oct. 10 at the Marion and Frances Davenport Estate.

    Olivia Herron served as her mother's maid of honor. Herron's son Jackson gave her away and served as a groomsman.

    Herron is the daughter of Tommy and Barbara Davenport of Campbellsville.

    Heath's son Weston served as best man. His daughter Meredith Burns was a bridesmaid.

    Heath is the son of Pat and Beverly Heath of Hodgenville.

  • Birth Announcements for December 5

    Faun and Brandon Crenshaw of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Keely Ayne Crenshaw, at 12:12 p.m. on July 25 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 4 pounds, 12.5 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Grandparents are Theresa and Mitch Collings of Greensburg, JoAyne and Ken Keltner of Campbellsville and Gary Crenshaw of Lebanon.

    Great-grandparents are Eddie Mae and the Rev. Ralph Lobb of Greensburg, Margie and Harvey Brumfield of Burgin, Denise and Dennis Johnson of Roswell, Ga., Doyle Crenshaw of Lebanon and Lola Crenshaw of Glasgow.

  • TRH honors employees with service awards


    Taylor Regional Hospital had its annual service award presentation on Nov. 7 at Campbellsville University.

    The Quarter Century Club, retirees, legend and hero award winners were also honored.

    Several physicians were recognized for their years of service, including Dr. James A. Ewing, 41 years; Dr. Bobby Brooks, 38 years; Dr. Eugene Shively, 36 years; Dr. James Angel, 32 years; Dr. Winit Chartisathian, 32 years; Dr. James Dunnington, 28 years; Dr. Joel Eade, 28 years and Dr. Stephen Hinton, 26 years.

  • Welch, Francois van Schalkwyk to wed


    Caitlin Anne Welch, formerly of Campbellsville, and André Francois van Schalkwyk announce their engagement.

    Welch is the daughter of Lauri Welch of Campbellsville and Bill Welch of Tuscaloosa, Ala.

    She is a 2003 graduate of Taylor County High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Louisville. Welch is employed at Signature Healthcare in Louisville.