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Today's Features

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    Kasey Ricketts

    Campbellsville University

    Randy Herron, a Campbellsville resident and 1962 graduate of Campbellsville University, was honored with a distinguished alumni award during the CU Homecoming reception on Oct. 10.

    Dr. Michael V. Carter, president, and Benji Kelly, vice president for development, and Paula Smith, director of alumni affairs, made the plaque presentations.

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    Jane Carter and Lannon M. Cox Jr. of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Carter is the daughter of Mary Carter of Campbellsville and the late Bobby Carter.

    She is employed at Curtis Maruyasu America in Lebanon.

    Cox is the son of Shirley Cox of Campbellsville and the late Mitchell Cox.

    He is employed at J&M Monitoring Co. in Pikeville.

    The ceremony will be Friday, Oct. 24, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

  • Taylor County Cattlemen's Association will accept applications for participation in the County Agricultural Investment Program beginning Oct. 31 at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    Applications will be accepted through Nov. 14 during regular business hours, which are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • The Compassionate Friends of Central Kentucky group has changed its meeting place.

    The group will now meet at The Rock Community Church across from Cox Interior.

    Meetings are on the third Monday of each month except May, July and December, at 6:30 p.m.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    Oct. 14, 2004

    Taylor County High School's Marching Cardinals will take the field Saturday at Franklin-Simpson during semifinals of the Class A state marching band contest.

    Seventh graders from Taylor County and Campbellsville middle schools recently visited Shaker Village as part of their studies on Janice Holt Giles' book "The Believers."

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    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.

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    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.