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Milestones

  • Locals attend Taylor County Fair

     

    Bronson Cox, Savanna Wells and Sophia Myers attended the Taylor County Fair for family night and had their faces painted.

  • Resident participates in cemetery cleanup

     

    Campbellsville resident Mark Newton participated in the Frankfort State Hospital Cemetery cleanup on May 22.

    After the residential facility for children with disabilities closed in 1972, the cemetery was mostly abandoned until a few years ago.

    Newton and Heather Bava, direct support staff member for Tri-Generations, plan to participate in the cleanup every year.

  • Milby, Wade wed

     

    Lisa Michelle Milby and Darren Edward Wade of Campbellsville were married on Saturday, June 7, at Miller Park. The Rev. Paul Dickens officiated.

    Milby is the daughter of Pauline Mardis of Campbellsville and the late Charles Leslie Mardis. Her grandparents are the late Della Mardis and James Mardis.

    Wade is the son of Linda Sue Wade of Campbellsville and the late James Bernard Wade.

    Natalie Michelle Rood and Amy Jo Milby were their mother's maids of honor.

    Jason Wade of Campbellsville was his brother's best man.

  • Birth Announcements for June 19

    Brandon and Sarah Frank of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Anna Kate Frank, on April 14 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are James and Magaline Skaggs and Traci Lobb of Campbellsville and Jim and Angela Frank of Greensburg.

    Great-grandparents are Lena Dial of Magnolia and J.R. and Darlene Bishop and Anne Frank all of Greensburg.

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  • Grays to celebrate anniversary

     

    G.E. and Louise Gray of Campbellsville will celebrate their 63rd wedding anniversary on Monday, June 23. The couple was married in Jessetown on June 23, 1951.

    The Grays have two sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Mary Gray of Campbellsville and Jamie and Bobbi Gray of Georgetown.

    They have three grandchildren, Lindsay Gray of Campbellsville and Jacob Gray and Savannah Marie Gray of Georgetown.

    The Grays will celebrate their anniversary with friends and family.

  • Newton, Thompson to wed

     

    Carrie JoBeth Newton and Jeremy Trent Thompson of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Newton is the daughter of Helen and Lowell Jones and Mike and Mila Newton of Columbia.

    She has a master's degree in education from Lindsey Wilson College and is a language arts teacher at St. Charles Middle School in Lebanon.

    Thompson is the son of Randy and Jody Thompson and Deborah and David Mouser of Campbellsville.

    He is a 2003 Taylor County High School graduate and is employed at Campbellsville Water and Sewer.

  • War of 1812 soldier honored with new grave marker

     

    A crowd of people gathered on Memorial Day to pay honor to those from Taylor County who fought in the War of 1812.

    Campbellsville residents Teresa Spurling and Chuck Darnell spent several months tracking down the history of Spurling's third great-grandfather, Stephen Harding, who fought in the war.

    And they, along with family members, the Marion County Honor Guard and the public, gathered to honor those who died in the war and to unveil a new stone to honor Harding.

  • Soldier returns home from deployment

     

    Sgt. Matthew J. Mowery of Huber Heights, Ohio, recently returned home from a one-year deployment to Sinai, Egypt. He is stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, and previously served a year in South Korea.

    Mowery is the grandson of James R. and Fay Tucker of Campbellsville and the great-grandson of the late LeeRoy and Florence Sallee and Sara Tucker.

    He graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in finance and a master's degree in sports leadership.

  • Ten-year-old recovering from surgery

     

    Neely Nichole Gannon, 10, who has family ties to Campbellsville, is recovering from having surgery in Florida.

    She is the daughter of David and Beth Gannon of Richmond and the granddaughter of Nolan and Rita Underwood of Campbellsville.

    Neely had surgery on May 6 and again May 16 for a birth defect. She has a cast from her hip to foot on the right side of her body. She will undergo therapy in Florida through August.

  • Former resident nominated for regional Emmy awards

     

    LEX 18 recently announced that it has received 10 Regional Emmy nominations from the Ohio Valley chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In all, 14 people, including a Campbellsville native, were honored with nominations in ten categories.

    Three people on LEX18's staff received multiple nominations.

    Nancy Cox, formerly of Campbellsville, received four nominations for her work as an anchor and reporter.