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Milestones

  • Kilby family gathers for annual reunion

    The annual Kilby family and friends reunion took place Saturday, Oct. 20 at Acton Retreat Center with 48 people present.

    Those attending from out of state were: Ella Kilby Wagner, Peter and Sharon Wagner Mai from Ocala, Fla.; Larry Wagner of Jacksonville, Fla.; Vicki VanCleave and Stan Lawrence of Midlothian, Va.; Michael VanCleave and Bill and Ruth Kilby VanCleave of Boulder, Colo.; John and Betty Rogers of Bristol, Tenn.; Don and Carol Kilby Edwards of Abingdon, Md.; and Millie Kilby of Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • Smith Anniversary

    Terrance A. and Sue E. Smith of Campbellsville will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 2.

    The high school sweethearts graduated from Western Reserve High School in Wakeman, Ohio. They married at Wakeman Congregational Church.

    The Smiths moved to Campbellsville four years ago and are planning to retire here. They have two sons and daughters-in-law, Randy and Veronica Smith of Mission, Texas, and Jeff and Melony Smith of New Washington, Ohio; and a daughter, Candi Smith and her fianc, Barry Johnson, who live in Independence.

  • Lawson anniversary

    Chester and Laura Lawson of Campbellsville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 11.

    A reception will be given in their honor from 2 to 4 p.m. at South Campbellsville Baptist Church, located on Elk Horn Road.

    The Lawsons have one son and daughter-in-law, J.C. and Peggy Lawson; and two daughters and sons-in-law, Wanda and Eugene Gray and Marsha and Billy Estes.

    They also have five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.

    All relatives and friends are invited to attend. They request no gifts.

  • Auker celebrates first birthday

    Lance Auker celebrated his first birthday on Oct. 10. His family and friends joined him for a party on Oct. 7 at Miller Park. He is the son of Jason and Beth Auker. His grandparents are Rodney and Kim Cox and Dale and Gwyn Auker. Great-grandparents are Betty Lou Cox, Leroy and Anna Mae Auker, Marvin and Elsie Stauffer, Dorothy Cox and the late Doyle Cox and Harold Cox.

  • Vallett-Holmes Shower

    Sara Vallett and J.B. Holmes were honored with a wedding shower on Sept. 30 at Campbellsville Vineyard. Pictured are, from left, hostesses Donna Williams and Linda Judd, J.B. and Sara, and hostesses Brenda Parsons and Julie Jessie. The wedding will take place in Nashville, Tenn. on Nov. 24.

  • Humphress-Burress

    Amanda Ann Humphress and Adam Lee Burress, both of Elk Horn, exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, July 28 at Feathersburg First Church of God.

    Bro. Christopher Cofer performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Alvin and Marsha Humphress of Elk Horn. Her grandparents are Kenneth and Ina Humphress of Elk Horn and Maudye Hovious of Campbellsville.

    The groom is the son of Rodney and Toni Burress of Elk Horn. His grandparents are Bobby Lee and Dorothy Burress of Elk Horn, Rose Miller of Liberty and the late Thomas Miller.

  • Katie Cave celebrates 12th birthday

    Katie Cave celebrated her 12th birthday recently with a costume party. Those attending were, from left, front: Tori Cochran, Emili Cochran and Amber Cave. Back: Dakota Morgan, Alexa Parker, Katie, Sarah Clark, Kelsi Bland and Dalton Bennett.

  • Brittany Salmon competes in state fair pageant

    After winning the 2007 Miss Pre-Teen Robertson County Fair preliminary, Brittany Salmon of Campbellsville competed in the 2007 Kentucky State Fair Pre-Teen Pageant in October and placed in the top 15. She competed in interview, casual wear and formal wear against 78 other girls in the state. Her parents are Kristie and Jonathan Hunt of Campbellsville. Salmon was also named first runner-up at Clay, Butler and Morgan county fairs; second runner-up at Metcalfe and McCreary county fairs; and fourth runner-up at Jefferson County.

  • Taylor County Republican Women's Club was the top in members statewide for 2007

    Taylor County Republican Women's Club was the top in members statewide for 2007. Pictured are, from left, front: Frances Clinkscales; Marlyn Shreve, president, holding the award check for $300; and Brenda Barnett. Back: Margaret Stewart, Mary Ellen Hedgespeth, Jewell Rattliff and Carol Mobley.

  • Town hall meeting focuses on teen drug use awareness

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition co-chairs Karen Hayes and Rhonda Parker along with Cathy Williams of Adanta Regional Prevention Center hosted a town hall meeting recently.

    The event, which took place at the Taylor County Cooperative Extension Office, focused on "the highs and lows of prescription painkillers and over the counter cough and cold medicines."

    David Tucker, a narcotics investigator with the Campbellsville Police Department, was the guest speaker.