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Milestones

  • Simpson earns most DUI arrests award

    Campbellsville Police Officer Norman Simpson, right, was presented an award for making the most DUI arrests of any officer in Campbellsville and Taylor County in 2007. Simpson made 42 DUI arrests. Presenting the award is Deputy William Walsh, state representative for MADD Taylor County. The presentation was made during the MADD meeting on Tuesday.

  • Sprowles celebrates fourth birthday

    Scout Sprowles celebrated her fourth birthday with a princess party at her home. The girls played dress-up and games. Scout is pictured in front. In back are, from left, Madison Ball, Peyton McCubbin, Meghan Squires and Abigale Wright.

  • Birth Announcements for Feb. 7

    Jerry and Amy Watson of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Molly Ann, at 5:08 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 8 pounds, 10 1/2 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Greg and Bernetta Bland of Campbellsville and Jack Watson of Lebanon.

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    Mary Ann Seals and Jessie Gunter of Bradfordsville announce the birth of a daughter, Jessica Leann Gunter, on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 6 pounds, 3 1/2 ounces and was 19 inches long.

  • Kretzler completes basic training

    Navy Seaman Recruit Brian E. Kretzler, a 2007 graduate of Green County High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

    During the eight-week program, Kretzler completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

  • Girl Scouts kick off cookie sales

    Taylor County Girl Scouts hosted a cookie kick off on Friday, Jan. 11 at Campbellsville Christian Church.

    This year's theme was "Make It a Hit," with a special movie star, glamorous kind of scene. Activities included mini-makeover stations for the Girl Scout stars, karaoke, crafts and cookie stacking.

  • Educators urge Congress to protect their Social Security

    Campbellsville Middle School social studies teacher Elise Mohon was tapped last week to go to Washington, D.C. as part of a five-member team from Kentucky to lobby legislators and attend the House Ways and Means Subcommittee hearing on behalf of venerable beneficiaries of Social Security.

    The goal of the group is to eliminate the unfair treatment of certain public employees, including public school teachers, in the 15 states that are affected by the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the current Social Security act.

  • Rippy-Arnett

    Jenni Rippy and Frankie Arnett, both of Lebanon, will exchange wedding vows tomorrow in the Smokey Mountains.

    Rippy is the daughter of Brenda Napper of Lebanon and Michael Rippy of Louisville. Her grandparents are J.D. and Barbara Rippy of Louisville, James W. Mattingly Sr. of Lebanon and the late Louise Mattingly.

    She is a graduate of Marion County High School and is employed at Akebono in Springfield.

    Arnett is the son of Frank and Neva Arnett of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Frank and Dorothy Arnett of Campbellsville and the late Joe and Marie Gabehart.

  • Rainwater graduates from criminal justice training

    Law enforcement officers from 16 agencies graduated recently from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

    Adam W. Rainwater of Black Gnat was among the graduates. He is employed with Bradfordsville Police Department.

  • Graybeal Kids Corner

    Gavin Graybeal is the 2-year-old son of Westley and Shay Graybeal of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Jim and Vanessa Graybeal and Kenny and Galene Eastridge. Great-grandparents are Pauline Graybeal, Calvin and Winnie Eastridge and Bobby and Betty Hinton.

  • Thomas-Bright

    Jamie Rene' Thomas and John Marshall Bright, both of Danville, will exchange wedding vows on Friday, Feb. 29.

    Thomas is the daughter of Juanita Hardgrove of Danville and the late Wilbur Hardgrove.

    She is a 1981 graduate of Boyle County High School and attended Eastern Kentucky University. She is employed with Boyle County Board of Education as a kindergarten instructional assistant at Woodlawn Elementary. She is also a hostess at the Danville Cracker Barrel.

    Bright is the son of Geneva Bright of Campbellsville and the late Harse Bright.