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Milestones

  • DeName, Bright to wed

     

    Bridger DeName and Tyler Bright of Lexington announce their engagement.

    DeName is the daughter of Wanda and Tony DeName of Frankfort.

    She completed a doctor of pharmacy degree at University of Kentucky and is employed at Cardinal Hill Hospital.

    Bright is the son of Gayle and Larry Bright of Campbellsville. He is the grandson of Deloris England and Anna Bright of Campbellsville and the late Raymond England and Ralph Bright.

  • Residents attend grave marking ceremony

     

    Campbellsville residents recently attended the DAR grave marking ceremony for Revolutionary War soldier Sgt. Thomas Tipton. Attending were Claudette Patton, Charlene Kelley, Shirley Hansford, Carol Patton, Caroline Patton, Paul Patton and James Patton.

    Tipton served with the Virginia troops and was engaged at the siege of Yorktown and the surrender of Cornwallis to General George Washington.

    He later lived in Kentucky and Ohio, where he died in 1841 at 111. He is buried near Urbana, Ohio.

  • Mayor proclaims National Business Women's Week

     

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young recently proclaimed Oct. 20-24 as National Business Women's Week.

    According to the proclamation, the week has, since 1928, honored the contributions of working women and employers who support working women and their families. And, Campbellsville Business and Professional Women's Club is celebrating 85 years of service to the community, the proclamation states.

    With Young, from left, are Freida Sandidge, Marilyn Neumann and Fran Deener.

  • Campbellsville resident among newest National Guard officers

     

    Eyes of the Kentucky National Guard were focused on 30 individual Soldiers who became the Commonwealth's newest commissioned officers during a ceremony on the Capitol steps on Sept. 27.

    Graduates hailed from Campbellsville, Barbourville, Fort Thomas, Frankfort, Frenchburg, Glasgow, Hardinsburg, Harrodsburg, Hindman, Hodgenville, Lexington, Louisville, Morgantown, Mount Juliet, Mount Sterling, Mount Washington, Owensboro, Paducah, Penrod, Radcliff, Verona and Versailles.

  • TCHS Class of 1964 has reunion

     

     

    Taylor County High School Class of 1964 members met for their 50-year class reunion on Aug. 30 at the TCHS cafeteria.

    Front, from left, are Vickie Long Gwilliam and Sherry Wise Shively.

    Second row, Aileen Caulk Clark, Zannie Jones Anderson, Joanne Garnett Waller, Wanda Sue Benningfield Pierce, Gloria Antle Kreilein, Myna Dudgeon Graham, Ruby Bradshaw Wilson, Faye Smith Parsons, Maye Smith Gore, Helen Colvin Canada, Rita Beams Underwood and Brenda Skaggs Philpott.

  • Business owner speaks at BPW meeting

     

    DeAnne Mardis, at right, owner of Sew Unique, spoke at Campbellsville Business & Professional Women's Club meeting this month. Pictured with her at left is employee Laura Morris. The two are also BPW members.

    Sew Unique is located at 112 Roberts Road in Campbellsville.

  • Soon-to-be senator speaks to Boy Scouts

     

    Max Wise, R-Campbellsville, who will begin serving as Taylor County's senator in January, recently spoke to Boy Scout Troop 616 at Bethel First Presbyterian Church about the importance of being civic-minded and a positive part of their community.

    The scouts are working to complete the Citizenship in the Community merit badge, which requires being able to interview a community leader.

    Wise agreed to speak and answer questions about many issues related to his work with the FBI and his goals for state government.

  • Mayor, judge proclaim homemakers association week

    Taylor County Extension Homemakers recently announced that Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers have proclaimed this week as Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association Week.

    Developed in cooperation with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association is a volunteer organization that works to improve the quality of life for families and communities through leadership development, volunteer service and education.

  • Become energy aware

     

    October is National Energy Awareness Month. This is an annual national effort to underscore energy's importance to our prosperity, security and environment.

    Energy efficiency means performing the same job using less energy. New technologies and processes make this possible. Energy efficiency is the fastest and cheapest solution for reducing energy use, saving money and preventing greenhouse gas emissions.

  • CU begins new Church Life Teams

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has begun a new Church Life Teams initiative that will be in contact with churches to meet their needs.

    Dr. G. Ted Taylor, director of FIRST CLASS, church outreach and parents relations and School of Theology professor; the Rev. Ed Pavy, director of campus ministries at CU; Dr. Tony Cunha, dean of the School of Music; and Wes Carter, assistant director of church outreach are facilitators and coordinators of the life teams.