Today's Features


    Feb. 5, 2004

    Sam and Phyllis Harrison of Elk Horn will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 7, at Elk Horn Baptist Church.

    Amy Walters was honored with a bridal shower recently at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church. Amy will marry Bill Fox on Valentine's Day in Charleston, S.C.

    Roger Dale Witham Jr. celebrated his fifth birthday on Jan. 16 with friends at Campbellsville Christian Church's school.



    Jan. 29, 2004

    Heather Marie Hastings, a freshman at University of Kentucky, has earned a 4.0 grade point average for the fall 2003 semester.

    The Taylor County Band program had its annual chili supper and Christmas concert on Dec. 4 in the gym at Taylor County Middle School.

    Becky McCorvey has been named assistant production supervisor at the Central Kentucky News-Journal.

    Herbert England celebrated his 80th birthday on Jan. 18 with his family and friends.


    Sam and Connie Graham of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

    Their children will host a celebration on Saturday, Feb. 8, at Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church from 2 to 4 p.m.

    The couple requests no gifts, though cards are welcome.

  • Jessica Nicole Dowell and Justin Wade Snow of Greensburg announce the birth of a daughter, Cheyenne Nicole Snow, at 8:23 a.m. on Jan. 6 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces and was 17 inches long.

    Grandparents are Donna Dowell of Greensburg, Donnie Dowell Sr. of Treverton, Pa. and Sheila Porter-Snow and Travis Snow of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Check and Hilda Lynch and Joyce Porter of Campbellsville and the late Roy Elwood Porter, Sarah Ann Matney Harmon, Virginia Sue Lynch and Jerry Snow.


    During its annual Christmas celebration, Campbellsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center staff members hosted a wreath auction.

    Wreathes were donated by facility staff members as well as from local businesses, including Magnolia Alley, Lowes and Annetta's Flowers.

    The money raised was donated to the local food pantry.

  • Kevin Thomas

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University began its 2014 chapel series on Wednesday, Jan. 15, with a theme of "Finding Your Compass."

    The Rev. Dave Walters, vice president for admissions and student services, asked students to perform random acts of kindness as well as "paying it forward" when he requested them to "find your compass" for life.

  • Taylor and Green county residents can receive free help with income tax preparation from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program.

    Electronic filing will be available free of charge. AARP membership is not required for assistance.

    Counselors providing the help are retired business people with considerable experience in tax matters. This year's counselors are Brenda Cook, Carolyn Scott, Kathy Curry, Gail Munday and Bettie Jo Russell.



    Jan. 22, 2004

    Joseph and Pat Walsh Blakeman of Greensburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday.

    Participants carry signs and sing hymns as they march down South Columbia Avenue during Sunday's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. march, sponsored by the Black Ministerial Alliances.

    Lisa Karr has been promoted to branch manager at Community Trust Bank's Broadway Office in Campbellsville.



    Jan. 15, 2004

    The 15-year-old unsolved murder file on State Trooper Johnny Edrington is getting another look. Edrington was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 21, 1988.

    Taylor County 2004 Junior Miss Emily Cox was second runner-up in the past weekend's state Junior Miss program.

    The country will remember its most famous Civil Rights leader on Monday, Jan. 19, the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Anna Marie and E.J. Pavy of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Avery Olivia Pavy, at 12:51 a.m. on Nov. 30 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 8 pounds, 1.75 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are the Rev. David and Pam Johnson and the Rev. Ed and Kathy Pavy, all of Campbellsville.

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    Chanci Jo Yates of Campbellsville announces the birth of a daughter, Remi Jo Yates, at 1:06 p.m. on Dec. 18 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.