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Today's News

  • Taylor County Fair Board elects new officers

    The Taylor County Fair Association has elected Campbellsville businessman Mike Litchfield as its new president.

    Litchfield, who has been manager of the Campbellsville Sherwin-Williams store since 1989, was chosen at the annual meeting of the fair board on Aug. 25.

    He becomes the third president of the Taylor County Fair Association, which was formed in 1997, and succeeds Harold Young Jr. who had served in the capacity since 2001.

    Bryan Blair was the first president of the organization in 1998.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary School's Writers of the Week for Aug. 27 are, from left, Makenzie Barr, preschool; Ashton Rakes, kindergarten; Alaina Gwilliam, first grade; Lydia Parker, second grade; Andrew Melton, third grade; Madison James, fourth grade; and Rachel Price, fifth grade.

  • Faith Column

    As I get older and as I read the Bible, I find myself growing more and more old fashioned - really, really old fashioned. For instance, I try to conduct myself in my marriage the way God intended it in the beginning.

    Now let me mention right up front that there is so much for me to do within the marriage that I don't have much time at all to critique my wife. Suffice it to say, she's better at being a wife than I am at being a husband.

  • Birth Announcements

    Tena Jo Dishman and Travis Joe Gowen of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Conor Joe Gowen, at 2:22 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Bill Dishman, Alberta Dishman and Ron and Della Loyall, all of Campbellsville, and the late Eddie Joe Gowen.

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    Caleb and Stephanie Bland of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Noah Ethan, at 12:51 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 10 pounds and was 21 1/2 inches long.

  • Akridge-Rohrer

    Whitney Kaye Akridge and Daniel Glen Rohrer exchanged wedding vows in a private ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 8 at Riverside Park in Grand Forks, N.D.

    The bride is the daughter of Les and Anita Akridge of Springfield. Her grandparents are the late Marvin and Marie Akridge, who were from Taylor County, and Joe and Jewell Milburn.

    The groom is the son of Paul and Janet Rohrer of Ft. Recovery, Ohio.

    Elizabeth O'Connell and Ben Leis, both of Grand Forks, served as maid of honor and best man, respectively.

  • Lusk honored with luncheon

    Karl Lusk was honored with a luncheon for his years of service to St. Thomas' Episcopal/Lutheran Church in Campbellsville. Lusk recently left St. Thomas' to take a position at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Bardstown, which is closer to his home. Pictured are members of the Taylor County Ministerial Association along with a couple guests, from left, front, Lusk, Father Jim Bromwich, Regina and Earl Rogers. Middle: Becky Nash, Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen and Michael Caldwell. Back: Dr. James Jones, Fella Wilson, Joe Hatchett, Michael Goodwin, Ted Beam and Montie Fugate.

  • Tedder-Humbert

    Lori Ann Tedder and Travis Austin Humbert, both of Bowling Green, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Oct. 10.

    Tedder is the daughter of Evan and Libby Tedder of Bowling Green. Her grandparents are Roy Lee and Lauren Tedder of Campbellsville and the late Russell and Ruth Gilbert.

    She is a graduate of Western Kentucky University, where she earned her bachelor of science degree in social work. Tedder is employed at ResCare Inc.

  • Weatherford-Barnes

    Janet Weatherford and Dustin Barnes, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Sept. 12.

    Weatherford is the daughter of David and Pam Weatherford of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Lewis and Wanda Weatherford and Catherine Kearney, all of Campbellsville, and the late James Lee Kearney.

    She is a 2005 graduate of Taylor County High School and a 2008 graduate of Campbellsville University. Weatherford is a registered nurse at Spring View Hospital Women's Center in Lebanon.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 2, 1999

    Ed and Bella Gupton Hardesty of Bradfordsville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, Sept. 12.

    Dollie Swafford celebrated her 88th birthday on Thursday, Aug. 12 with her family at her home in Campbellsville.

    Pleasant Run Baptist Church observed its 117th year Sunday, July 18 with a homecoming and anniversary celebration at the church grounds on Pleasant Run Church Road.

    Pauline Thomas, 87, of Elk Horn Road, Campbellsville, died Thursday, August 26, 1999, in Campbellsville.

  • Williams completes basic training

    PV-2 Justin Tyler Williams graduated from Army Basic Training at Fort Jackson, S.C. on Aug. 21.

    Williams is now at Fort Eustis, Va., beginning 27 weeks of advanced individual training as an Apache attack helicopter electronic systems repairer.

    The son of Ricky and Dana Williams of Campbellsville, he has a daughter, Braelyn Marie, and a son, Easton Tyler.