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.

  • 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.


    Chester and Laura Lawson recently celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Nov. 16 with family and friends.

    The Lawsons have three children and their spouses, J.C. and Peggy Lawson, Wanda and Eugene Gray and Marsha and Billy Estes.

    They also have five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.


    Citizens Bank and Trust Co. employees recently donated toys and $2,500 to the Toys for Tots and Toys for Kids toy drives.

    Lisa Harris, organizer of the Toys for Kids program, accepting the donation from Citizens Bank and Trust Co. employees.


    Five generations of the Clarke family recently gathered for a family photo.

    They are father Corey Clarke, grandfather Joe Clarke, great-great-grandmother Cymbeline Shoffner holding Corey's daughter Carstyn Jenner Clarke, and great-grandmother Judy Clarke.

    Carstyn, born Dec. 11, 2013, is the daughter of Corey and Courtney Clarke.


    The men and women at American Legion Post 82 gathered on Christmas Eve morning to deliver Christmas baskets.


    Many of us consume more solid fats and added sugars - SoFAS - than we should. As a result, our waistlines expand, because these foods contribute more to weight gain than any other source of calories.

  • Jamie R. Owens of Campbellsville and Jeffery Mitchell of Greensburg announce the birth of a son, Jamil Jayse Mitchell, on Dec. 16 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville.

    Grandparents are Tricha Holt of Louisville and Jamie and Shelia Owens of Greensburg.

    Great-grandparents are Paul Mitchell of Greensburg and the late Margie Mitchell.

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    Jose Soriano

    Campbellsville University

    The Rev. James T. Washington, a member of Greater Campbellsville United, a staff person with the Healing Place and pastor of New Zion Baptist Church in Adair County, is Campbellsville University's 2013 Racial Reconciliation Award recipient.


    Junior and Mildred Moore of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Dec. 22.

    The Moores have five children, Greg Moore, Scotty Moore and Pam Bradley of Campbellsville, Tammy Paxton of Greensburg and Mark Moore of Lexington.


    Ashley Kristen Corbin and Nathan Ray Wise of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Corbin is the daughter of David and Janice Corbin of Campbellsville.

    Her grandparents are Mary Kathryn Garnett and Martha Corbin of Campbellsville and the late Bradley Corbin and Wallace Garnett.


    Jill Hamrick and Nicholas Rhodes of Lexington announce their engagement.

    Hamrick is the daughter of Kevin Hamrick and Janet Hamrick of Des Moines and Norwalk, Iowa.

    Rhodes is the son of Dean and Sherri Rhodes of Campbellsville.

    The ceremony will be Saturday, March 1, in Lexington.

  • Jeanine Noel and Jon Robinson announce the birth of a daughter, Aria Paisley Robinson, at 8:20 a.m. on Nov. 25 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are Frank and Mary Robinson of Columbia, Gillis and Barbara Boils of Campbellsville and Bill Noel of Louisville.

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    Bethany and Alexander Bush of Munfordville and Tish and Scott Necessary of Campbellsville recently graduated from the prenatal and childbirth classes taught at Taylor Regional Hospital.

    Classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and the first Saturday of every 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 465-3561 Ext. 2232.


    The Grandview Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility hosted its annual Hall of Trees Celebration on Sunday, and many residents came to buy chances to win prizes that were donated by local businesses.

    The businesses decorated trees and Grandview staff members made Christmas treats.

    All money collected will be divided between Toys for Tots and Toys for Kids toy drives to benefit Taylor County children.


    KORT employees decorated Green River Ministries homeless shelter on Tuesday and collected food and toiletries for its residents.

    Tawana Eastridge, a physical therapist assistant and organizer of the event, said many local businesses donated Christmas ornaments and other items to GRM to make sure residents were surrounded by Christmas cheer.


    Harry and Karen Pelle of Taylor County received the Outstanding Kentucky Forest Steward Award.

    James McDaniel, forester with the Kentucky Division of Forestry, and assistant director Steve Kull made the presentation.

    The Pelles were also the Central Region winner. Their more than 1,500 acre farm is located in Taylor County.

    The award was presented during the annual Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts meeting in Louisville.


    Taylor County Health Department staff members dressed in blue on Thursday, Nov. 14, in support of World Diabetes Day.