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Milestones

  • Scott, Rafferty honored with wedding shower

    Carrie Scott and Jonathan Rafferty were honored with a wedding shower on Saturday, April 12 at Good Hope Baptist Church. Rafferty is a native of Taylor County and a graduate of Taylor County High. The couple will marry on May 3 at Quail Creek Resort in Alabama. Pictured are, from left, Beulah Netherland, the groom's grandmother; Jonathan and Carrie; and Janet Rafferty, the groom's mother.

  • Girl Scout decorate cakes

    Taylor County Girl Scout Troop #298 attended a cake decorating class on March 29 in Elizabethtown. Members who participated were Payton Howard, Kelsey Woodrum, Danielle Dickens, Grace Bertram and Sarah Dickens.

  • Watkins-Benningfield

    Tina Hudson Watkins and David "BB" Benningfield, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 31.

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

    She is a 1994 graduate of Winter Haven High School.

  • Birth Announcements

    Phillip and Tina Craig of Lebanon announce the birth of twin daughters, Kinley Rae and Shelby Jo, on Thursday, March 6 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. Kinley Rae, born at 10:54 p.m., weighed 3 pounds, 7 ounces and was 16 inches long. Shelby Jo, born at 10:55 p.m., weighed 4 pounds, 2 ounces and was 16 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Mary Lou and Leonard Spalding and Harold and Dorothy Jean Craig, all of Lebanon.

    Great-grandparent is Frank Murphy of Lebanon.

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  • Rakes-Brockman

    Kelli Rene Rakes and Bradley Owen Brockman, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 7.

    Rakes is the daughter of Patricia Rakes and Larry Rakes, both of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are the late Ernest and Ann Dial and Lanis and Marie Rakes.

    She is a graduate of Campbellsville High School.

    Brockman is the son of Janet and Rocky Edwards and Frank Owen and Patti Brockman, all of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Reba and Doug Martin of Campbellsville and the late Ray and Fran Brockman.

  • GOP women host annual Lincoln dinner

    Taylor County Republican Women recently hosted their annual Lincoln Dinner. Speakers included, from left, Brian Smith, representing Brett Guthrie, who is running for Congress; Daniel London, representing State Rep. Ron Lewis; Russell Montgomery, candidate for state representative; Marlyn Shreve, president of the Republican women's club; Bam Carney and Asa Swan, candidates for state representative.

  • Castaas-Thompson wedding

    Marvie Castañas and Kevin Leon Thompson exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, April 12 in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

    The bride is the daughter of Peter and Edna Castañas.

    The groom is the son of Linda Kay Thompson, formerly of Greensburg and Campbellsville, and the late Leon Thompson. His grandparents are Lawrence and Bessie Thompson of Campbellsville and the late Hazel Warren.

    He is employed at MSD in Louisville.

    A reception will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26 at Victory General Baptist Church, 4503 Rose Farm Drive in Louisville.

  • Hash is teen scholarship winner

    Allie Shae Hash was crowned winner of the 2008 Miss Capitol City of the Bluegrass Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageant.

    Hash also won the individual talent award with her vocal performance of "Don't Rain on My Parade."

    She earned superior ratings in each of the following categories: personal interview, physical fitness, talent, formal wear and on-stage performance.

    Hash received a crown, a $200 cash scholarship, a $150 gift certificate to Modiste and other prizes.

  • Werner-Lanham engagement

    Brian and Shirley Werner of Batesville, Ind. announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Marie Werner, to Glenn Eric Lanham, son of Glenn and Beverly Lanham of Campbellsville.

    Werner is the granddaughter of Ethel and Fran Werner and Marita and Charles Billman, all of Batesville.

    She is a 2003 graduate of Batesville High School and is attending Ivy Tech Community College as a medical assistant specializing in phlebotomy. Werner is employed as a medical assistant at Oncology Hematology Care in Cincinnati.

  • 100th birthday

    Bea Wethington of Chatham, La., formerly of Campbellsville, celebrated her 100th birthday on April 2.

    She was given a party by her two daughters, Melva Beard of Chatham and Martha McCubbin of Campbellsville.

    "I got close to 100 birthday cards," Wethington said by telephone. "I haven't counted them yet. Some of them even had notes in them."