Today's Features


    Rachel Payton and Joseph Spalding of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Payton is the daughter of Colletta Grider of Campbellsville and Wallace and Marsha Payton of Liberty.

    She is the granddaughter of Anna Patterson of Liberty and the late Ray Grider and Ray and Nellie Payton.

    She is a Taylor County High School graduate and works at Amazon.com.

    Spalding is the son of Denise and Buddy McDonald of Campbellsville and Buck and Pam Spalding of Lebanon.


    Jessica Burress and Joseph Johnson of Elk Horn announce their engagement.

    Burress is the daughter of Allen and Kecia Burress of Elk Horn.

    Johnson is the son of Will and Cathy Johnson of Campbellsville.

    The ceremony will be Saturday, Oct. 5, at 3 p.m. at Feathersburg Church of God.

  • Melanie Ann Clark and William Stephen Deering II of Lebanon announce the birth of a daughter, Jadah Faye Deering, at 7:31 a.m. on Sept. 5 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are Timmy and Susie Clark of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Judy Rogers and J.R. Wiser of Lebanon and Glenda Mattingly and Bert Mattingly of Campbellsville.

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    Sept. 25, 2003

    Motorists traveling between Hodgenville and Campbellsville last Friday received a pleasant surprise when the State Highway Department opened the new KY 210 to traffic.

    Ray Minor, 59, of Sandpiper Circle in Campbellsville, died Friday, Sept. 19, in Campbellsville.

    Deanna Cox and Todd McCubbin, representing Taylor County Future Farmers of America, were named king and queen for last Friday's fall homecoming at Taylor County High School.


    Tiffany Squires and Jason Kelsay of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Squires is the daughter of Trena Durham and Mike Squires of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Bonnie Burress, Garnita Squires and James White, all of Campbellsville.

    She is employed at Taylor Regional Hospital.

    Kelsay is the grandson of Danny and Virginia Bottoms of Russell Springs.

    He is employed by Taylor County RECC.


    Casey Schiesser and Shawn Schaeffer of Summersville announce their engagement.

    Schiesser is the daughter of Debbie Schiesser of Shelbyville. She is the granddaughter of Barbara and Pete Daugherty of Campbellsville and the late Carl Sandusky, Charlotte Dobbs, Robert Dobbs and George Schiesser.

    Schiesser graduated from Taylor County High School.

    Schaeffer is the son of Tony and Nancy Schaeffer of Conroe, Texas and Mark and Connie Donovan of Spring, Texas.

    He is a Spring High School graduate and is self-employed.



    Sept. 18, 2003

    Marie Merritt was awarded the "Forget-Me-Not Volunteer of the Year Award" On Friday, Sept. 5. She was nominated by Mary Ann Brown, activity director of Medco Nursing Home.

    Campbellsville High School's marching band finished second in class A1 at the 2003 Governor's Gold Cup Marching Band Festival at Elizabethtown High School on Saturday night.


    Cleo Thornton of Campbellsville, a Columbia native, recently celebrated her 90th birthday with a celebration at Creek Side Restaurant.

    Several family members and friends attended, as did her brother, Paul Hardin, from Sandusky, Ohio.


    Olivia Herron of Campbellsville celebrated her 10th birthday with a hair and spa party at Salon 121 with her friends.

    Those attending received hairstyles, facials and had their nails and toes painted.

    Those attending were Maci Higdon, Sophie McAnelly, Madison Barlow, Avery Ward, Hailey Crosby, Rachel Cowherd, Savannah Delk, Jaydn Bell, Lindsey Canada, Morgan Hunt, Meredith Pogue and Cerity Penn.

  • Sixty-six people attended the 55th anniversary of the annual Tedder reunion at the Masonic Lodge.

    Attending from Indiana were Mary Ann Talbot, Earl and Betty Jean Kilby, Herman, Douglas and Wendell Seaborne, Jesse and Janet Tedder, Troy Tedder, Chuck and Teresa Heitman; Scott, Nina, Cassie and Marissa Smith; Barb Krebbs; David, Debbie, D.J., Rachael, Darrien and Peyton Rouse and Marcella Rouse.