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  • Amanda Lewis of Elk Horn and Phillip Farr of Columbia announce the birth of a daughter, Amelia Maye Farr, at 6:01 p.m. on June 16 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are Barry Lewis and Peggy Baldwin of Campbellsville, Daniel Farr of Columbia and Loralee Trim of Lexington.

    Great-grandparents are Wendell and Goldie Lewis of Elk Horn and Roland Farr of Michigan.

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    Kathleen Malone Harmon of Bowling Green recently celebrated her 90th birthday with a surprise open house party hosted by her children, Charles and Brenda Moody and James and Carolyn Harmon of Bowling Green and Rachel and Michael Holmes of Paris. The celebration was at her daughter Brenda Moody's home.

    Harmon was married to the late James J. Harmon, who lived in Taylor County.

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    Bronson Cox, Savanna Wells and Sophia Myers attended the Taylor County Fair for family night and had their faces painted.

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    Campbellsville resident Mark Newton participated in the Frankfort State Hospital Cemetery cleanup on May 22.

    After the residential facility for children with disabilities closed in 1972, the cemetery was mostly abandoned until a few years ago.

    Newton and Heather Bava, direct support staff member for Tri-Generations, plan to participate in the cleanup every year.

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    Lisa Michelle Milby and Darren Edward Wade of Campbellsville were married on Saturday, June 7, at Miller Park. The Rev. Paul Dickens officiated.

    Milby is the daughter of Pauline Mardis of Campbellsville and the late Charles Leslie Mardis. Her grandparents are the late Della Mardis and James Mardis.

    Wade is the son of Linda Sue Wade of Campbellsville and the late James Bernard Wade.

    Natalie Michelle Rood and Amy Jo Milby were their mother's maids of honor.

    Jason Wade of Campbellsville was his brother's best man.

  • Brandon and Sarah Frank of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Anna Kate Frank, on April 14 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are James and Magaline Skaggs and Traci Lobb of Campbellsville and Jim and Angela Frank of Greensburg.

    Great-grandparents are Lena Dial of Magnolia and J.R. and Darlene Bishop and Anne Frank all of Greensburg.

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    G.E. and Louise Gray of Campbellsville will celebrate their 63rd wedding anniversary on Monday, June 23. The couple was married in Jessetown on June 23, 1951.

    The Grays have two sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Mary Gray of Campbellsville and Jamie and Bobbi Gray of Georgetown.

    They have three grandchildren, Lindsay Gray of Campbellsville and Jacob Gray and Savannah Marie Gray of Georgetown.

    The Grays will celebrate their anniversary with friends and family.

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    Carrie JoBeth Newton and Jeremy Trent Thompson of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Newton is the daughter of Helen and Lowell Jones and Mike and Mila Newton of Columbia.

    She has a master's degree in education from Lindsey Wilson College and is a language arts teacher at St. Charles Middle School in Lebanon.

    Thompson is the son of Randy and Jody Thompson and Deborah and David Mouser of Campbellsville.

    He is a 2003 Taylor County High School graduate and is employed at Campbellsville Water and Sewer.

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    A crowd of people gathered on Memorial Day to pay honor to those from Taylor County who fought in the War of 1812.

    Campbellsville residents Teresa Spurling and Chuck Darnell spent several months tracking down the history of Spurling's third great-grandfather, Stephen Harding, who fought in the war.

    And they, along with family members, the Marion County Honor Guard and the public, gathered to honor those who died in the war and to unveil a new stone to honor Harding.

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    Sgt. Matthew J. Mowery of Huber Heights, Ohio, recently returned home from a one-year deployment to Sinai, Egypt. He is stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, and previously served a year in South Korea.

    Mowery is the grandson of James R. and Fay Tucker of Campbellsville and the great-grandson of the late LeeRoy and Florence Sallee and Sara Tucker.

    He graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in finance and a master's degree in sports leadership.

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    Neely Nichole Gannon, 10, who has family ties to Campbellsville, is recovering from having surgery in Florida.

    She is the daughter of David and Beth Gannon of Richmond and the granddaughter of Nolan and Rita Underwood of Campbellsville.

    Neely had surgery on May 6 and again May 16 for a birth defect. She has a cast from her hip to foot on the right side of her body. She will undergo therapy in Florida through August.

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    LEX 18 recently announced that it has received 10 Regional Emmy nominations from the Ohio Valley chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In all, 14 people, including a Campbellsville native, were honored with nominations in ten categories.

    Three people on LEX18's staff received multiple nominations.

    Nancy Cox, formerly of Campbellsville, received four nominations for her work as an anchor and reporter.

  • Kelly and Ronnie Allen of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Landon Lee Allen, at 11:21 p.m. on May 6 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Grandparents are Eunice Allen and Tassie Seals of Campbellsville and Robert Sears of Mannsville. Step-grandmother is Tammy Seals of Mannsville.

    Great-grandparents are Wanda Tungate and James Tungate of Campbellsville.

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    Taylor County's Distinguished Young Women program will be at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, at Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium.

    This year's contestants are Abby Hieneman, Brooke Kearney, Gabby Pyles, Hannah Howard, Jilly Benningfield, Kassie Miller, Rachel Hinton, Rylee Beard, Savannah DeLagarza, Savannah Nolley, Taylor Smoot and Tori Cochran.

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    Paige Hall and Bubby Squires announce their engagement.

    Hall is the daughter of Dennis and Melinda Hall of Greensburg.

    She is the granddaughter of Jeanie Hall of Greensburg and the late Robert Hall and Walter Randall and Nancy Milby.

    Hall is a 2005 graduate of Green County High School and a 2009 graduate of Campbellsville University. She is employed by Ross & Co. of Louisville, operating an office in Greensburg.

    Squires is the son of Mike Squires and Trena Durham of Campbellsville.

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    Two couples graduated from prenatal and childbirth classes taught at Taylor Regional Hospital this month. They are Jennie and Jon Begley and Cora Bailey and Thomas Long, all of Columbia.

    Classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at TRH's meeting room.

    Classes are free to anyone delivering at TRH and are taught by Nicole Collins, RN, CCE.

    For more information, call the TRH Women's Center at (270) 465-3561 Ext. 2232.

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    With tears in their eyes, they watch as their balloons, with handwritten heartfelt messages on them, float away.

    "We miss you every day," the messages say, along with "I love you."

    About 15 people gathered on Monday night at Miller Park to remember their children who have died.

  • Klairissa Edelen and Austin Davis of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Kadyn Alex Davis, at 9:10 p.m. on April 30 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 7 pounds, 1.8 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Tony and Melissa Edelen, Kevin Davis and Trina Davis, all of Campbellsville, and Tiffany Davis of New Haven.

    Great-grandparents are Linda and Keith Davis of Finley and Danny and Faye Newton and Wayne and Louise Stearman of Campbellsville.

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    Angela Renee White and James Patrick Lyvers of Hodgenville were married on April 5 at Southern Grace and Charm Bed and Breakfast. Eric Bolin officiated.

    White is the daughter of Ralph and Eva White of Campbellsville. She is a teacher employed by the LaRue County Board of Education.

    Lyvers is the son of Larry and Theresa Lyvers of Bardstown. He is a sales manager for Johnan America.

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    Allie Hash and Casey Seaborne of Campbellsville were married on May 9 at Cocoa Beach, Fla.

    Hash is the daughter of Anthony and Denise Hash of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Gowdy and Vienise Hash and J.C. and Juanita Shofner, all of Campbellsville, Ruth Schroerlucke of Mt. Sherman and the late John "Skip" Schroerlucke.