Today's Features


    June 30, 2005

    Ed and Wilma McGuire will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, July 10 with an open house from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Best Western Campbellsville Lodge.

    Campbellsville Business and Professional Women President Wanda Washington attended the 83rd annual BPW conference. The conference was at the Galt House in Louisville on May 20-21.


    July 7, 2005

    John and Farrah McLean of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son on Friday, May 13, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 18 inches long.

    Leslie Ann Blevins of Campbellsville and Pieter DeGrez of Ninove, Belgium will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 23.

    John Holmes won his fifth consecutive title in the Campbellsville Country Club Invitational over the weekend.


    June 23, 2005

    Campbellsville native Emily Cox was second runner-up at the 2005 Miss Kentucky Pageant on Saturday.

    Thomas Caldwell, 77 of Fairview,Drive in Campbellsville, died at 9:10 a.m. on Monday June 20, 2005 in Campbellsville. 

    Transylvania University’s celebration of its 225th anniversary during 2005 gave a special sense of history to commencement ceremonies as 237 seniors, including Campbellsville High School graduate Benjamin Overgauuw, received a Bachelor of Arts degree.


    June 16, 2005

    Richard Kenneth and Ina Fern Humphress of Elkhorn will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 18.

    After three years of planning and fundraising, Campbellsville University broke ground June 18 for a new school of nursing.

    Marie McCubbin Cowherd, 89, of Cowherd Road in Campbellsville, Ky., died at 10:10 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2005 in Elizabethtown, Ky.


    June 2, 2005

    Adam Mitchell and Alicia Campbell were crowned king and queen at Taylor County High School Prom.

    Ryan and Holly Dudgeon were honored with a baby shower by family members on April 30 at their home.

    Campbellsville Rotary Club recently named its 2005 Rotary Scholarship Winners – Jessica Cowherd, a senior at Campbellsville High School, and Brittany Pelly a senior at Taylor County High School.

    Smokey the Bear recently visited the kindergarten class at Campbellsville Elementary School.


    June 9, 2005

    This year, the local Crusade for Children drive raised $34,750.36 - more than 12 percent over last year - with the help of more than 125 volunteers.

    The 2005 Taylor County Relay For Life begins Friday evening at the Taylor County High School track.

    Jane P. Chappell has been appointed vice president of Ratheon and will be based in the Dallas area.

    Bill Sanders has been named new sales manager for James Medical Equipment, effective May 16.  


    May 19, 2005

    Steven Smith completed the requirements for Arrow of Light in February, Cub Scout’s highest honor. 

    Gideons International presented Bibles to nurses at the Medco Center during National Nurses Week in May.

    Dan Flanagan was recently chosen as the 2004 Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Agribusinessman of the year.

    Laura Brown of Campbellsville is a winner of an annual PRIDE scholarship program sponsored by Dobson Communications Corp. of Oklahoma City, Okla.


    MAY 26, 2005

    Taylor County’s annual ceremony honoring its veterans will be at 1 p.m. on Monday at the War Memorial.

    Jim and Margie Cheatham were honored with a surprise 30th anniversary dinner on Sunday, May 22at Raikes Hill Baptist Church.

    First Baptist Church hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, May 21 for its new administrative offices.

    Erica Marie Owen has been selected as the recipient of the Taylor County High School Janice Holt Giles Award.


    May 5, 2005

    More than 1,400 people gulped down 75 gallons of milk, 380 pounds of pancake mix and 476 pounds of sausage at Saturday’s pancake breakfast hosted by the Campbellsville and Taylor County Fire Department.

    Rosemary Shoftner and Richard Schuhmann of Campbellsville exchanged wedding vows on March 30 in Kona, Hawaii.

    Randall Phillips, former Taylor County Clerk, was recently appointed to the Kentucky Board of Tax Appeals.


    May 12, 2005

    About 50 nurses at Taylor Regional Hospital gathered Monday morning for the first of two Blessings of the Hands ceremonies.

    Beth Harrell was honored with a bridal shower at the home of Elsie Miller on April 17. She is bride elect of John Robert RoBards.

    Lisa Appleby and Gwendolyn Smith earned practical nursing degrees during ceremonies on April 29 at Hillvue Heights Church in Bowling Green.