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Milestones

  • Birth Announcements for December 19

    Jeanine Noel and Jon Robinson announce the birth of a daughter, Aria Paisley Robinson, at 8:20 a.m. on Nov. 25 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are Frank and Mary Robinson of Columbia, Gillis and Barbara Boils of Campbellsville and Bill Noel of Louisville.

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  • Couples graduate from prenatal class

     

    Bethany and Alexander Bush of Munfordville and Tish and Scott Necessary of Campbellsville recently graduated from the prenatal and childbirth classes taught at Taylor Regional Hospital.

    Classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and the first Saturday of every month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at TRH's meeting room.

    Classes are free to anyone delivering at TRH and are taught by Nicole Collins, RN, CCE.

    For more information, call the TRH Women's Center at 465-3561 Ext. 2232.

  • 'Hall of Trees'

     

    The Grandview Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility hosted its annual Hall of Trees Celebration on Sunday, and many residents came to buy chances to win prizes that were donated by local businesses.

    The businesses decorated trees and Grandview staff members made Christmas treats.

    All money collected will be divided between Toys for Tots and Toys for Kids toy drives to benefit Taylor County children.

  • KORT decorates GRM homeless shelter

     

    KORT employees decorated Green River Ministries homeless shelter on Tuesday and collected food and toiletries for its residents.

    Tawana Eastridge, a physical therapist assistant and organizer of the event, said many local businesses donated Christmas ornaments and other items to GRM to make sure residents were surrounded by Christmas cheer.

  • Local family wins forest steward award

     

    Harry and Karen Pelle of Taylor County received the Outstanding Kentucky Forest Steward Award.

    James McDaniel, forester with the Kentucky Division of Forestry, and assistant director Steve Kull made the presentation.

    The Pelles were also the Central Region winner. Their more than 1,500 acre farm is located in Taylor County.

    The award was presented during the annual Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts meeting in Louisville.

  • Health department staff members celebrate Diabetes Month

     

    Taylor County Health Department staff members dressed in blue on Thursday, Nov. 14, in support of World Diabetes Day.

  • Cattlemen's association, farmers' market donate to food pantry

     

    Taylor County Cattlemen's Association and Taylor County Farmers' Market recently gave a $300 donation to the Taylor County Food Pantry after their ribeye sandwich fundraiser.

  • Locals donate food to needy

     

    Patti Phillips of Tim Horton Camp Kentahten Children's Foundation and Courtney Mills at Taylor County Elementary School unload some food recently donated for local needy families.

    The elementary has a backpack program, which helps support 128 children in need of food to take home.

    About 14 percent of families and 18 percent of the population in Campbellsville and Taylor County live below the poverty line.

  • Eastridges to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

     

    Jack and Wyeneth Eastridge of Campbellsville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Dec. 15, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Campbellsville University's banquet hall.

    The Eastridges have four sons and daughters-in-law, a daughter and son-in-law, six grandchildren, a step-granddaughter, a great-granddaughter and a step-great   granddaughter.

    All family and friends are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts, though cards are welcome.

  • Mingses celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

     

    James and Abbie Mings of Campbellsville were recently surprised with a trip to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Nov. 22, 1963.

    The Mingses have three children, Michael Mings and his wife, Heather; Rhonda Burns and her husband, Barry; and Kevin Mings and his wife, Cheryl.

    They also have seven grandchildren, Zack and Drake Mings, Landon and Shane Burns and Jaycee, Sydney and Ethan Mings.