Whitney Paige Rodgers of Russellville, originally from Campbellsville, and Brian William Alexander of Russellville announce their engagement.

    Rodgers is the daughter of Angela Rodgers of Campbellsville and Wade Rodgers of Greensburg. She is the granddaughter of Loretta Sullivan of Campbellsville, Carol and Randy Tucker of Greensburg, Judy Rodgers of Sonora and the late Mac Sullivan and Jimmy Rodgers.


    Jessica Brooke Matney and Jermarko James Mitchell of Green County announce their engagment.

    Matney is the daughter of Brady Matney and Nancy Matney.

    Mitchell is the son of Jamie and Sheila Owens.

    The ceremony will be Saturday, Oct. 12, at 5 p.m. at the Green County Cattlemen's Association property in Greensburg.

    A reception will follow. All family and friends are invited to attend.


    State Sen. Sara Beth Gregory, R-Monticello, was the speaker at the Taylor County Retired Teachers Association meeting on Sept. 17 at Creek Side Restaurant.

    Gregory replaced former Senator David Williams in a special election and then became Taylor County's senator when the Senate boundaries were redrawn.

    State Sen. Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, had previously served as Taylor County's senator.


    Each year in remembrance of Sept. 11, Cash Express locations in each city present their local emergency services heroes with a cake and thank you card, signed by the community and local businesses.


    Max Wise spoke to Campbellsville Rotary Club members on Sept. 17, which was national Constitution Day.

    Wise spoke his FBI background and teaching responsibilities at Campbellsville University.

    Wise is also a candidate for Taylor County's state senate seat.

    Rotary meets each Wednesday at noon at Taylor Regional Hospital.


    Rachel Payton and Joseph Spalding of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Payton is the daughter of Colletta Grider of Campbellsville and Wallace and Marsha Payton of Liberty.

    She is the granddaughter of Anna Patterson of Liberty and the late Ray Grider and Ray and Nellie Payton.

    She is a Taylor County High School graduate and works at Amazon.com.

    Spalding is the son of Denise and Buddy McDonald of Campbellsville and Buck and Pam Spalding of Lebanon.


    Jessica Burress and Joseph Johnson of Elk Horn announce their engagement.

    Burress is the daughter of Allen and Kecia Burress of Elk Horn.

    Johnson is the son of Will and Cathy Johnson of Campbellsville.

    The ceremony will be Saturday, Oct. 5, at 3 p.m. at Feathersburg Church of God.

  • Melanie Ann Clark and William Stephen Deering II of Lebanon announce the birth of a daughter, Jadah Faye Deering, at 7:31 a.m. on Sept. 5 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are Timmy and Susie Clark of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Judy Rogers and J.R. Wiser of Lebanon and Glenda Mattingly and Bert Mattingly of Campbellsville.

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    Tiffany Squires and Jason Kelsay of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Squires is the daughter of Trena Durham and Mike Squires of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Bonnie Burress, Garnita Squires and James White, all of Campbellsville.

    She is employed at Taylor Regional Hospital.

    Kelsay is the grandson of Danny and Virginia Bottoms of Russell Springs.

    He is employed by Taylor County RECC.


    Casey Schiesser and Shawn Schaeffer of Summersville announce their engagement.

    Schiesser is the daughter of Debbie Schiesser of Shelbyville. She is the granddaughter of Barbara and Pete Daugherty of Campbellsville and the late Carl Sandusky, Charlotte Dobbs, Robert Dobbs and George Schiesser.

    Schiesser graduated from Taylor County High School.

    Schaeffer is the son of Tony and Nancy Schaeffer of Conroe, Texas and Mark and Connie Donovan of Spring, Texas.

    He is a Spring High School graduate and is self-employed.


    Cleo Thornton of Campbellsville, a Columbia native, recently celebrated her 90th birthday with a celebration at Creek Side Restaurant.

    Several family members and friends attended, as did her brother, Paul Hardin, from Sandusky, Ohio.


    Olivia Herron of Campbellsville celebrated her 10th birthday with a hair and spa party at Salon 121 with her friends.

    Those attending received hairstyles, facials and had their nails and toes painted.

    Those attending were Maci Higdon, Sophie McAnelly, Madison Barlow, Avery Ward, Hailey Crosby, Rachel Cowherd, Savannah Delk, Jaydn Bell, Lindsey Canada, Morgan Hunt, Meredith Pogue and Cerity Penn.

  • Sixty-six people attended the 55th anniversary of the annual Tedder reunion at the Masonic Lodge.

    Attending from Indiana were Mary Ann Talbot, Earl and Betty Jean Kilby, Herman, Douglas and Wendell Seaborne, Jesse and Janet Tedder, Troy Tedder, Chuck and Teresa Heitman; Scott, Nina, Cassie and Marissa Smith; Barb Krebbs; David, Debbie, D.J., Rachael, Darrien and Peyton Rouse and Marcella Rouse.


    Katherine Clarke and Phillip Freeman of Ohio announce their engagement.

    Clarke is the daughter of David Clarke of Columbus, Ohio, and Lori Conant of Delaware, Ohio.

    She is a 2010 graduate of Campbellsville University and received a master's degree in industrial organizational psychology at Springfield College in Massachusetts this year. She is employed as FMLA administrator at Checksmart Corporation in Dublin, Ohio.

    Freeman is the son of Angela Freeman of Campbellsville and Gerry Freeman of Mt. Vernon.


    Chelsea Hardin and Brett Dobson of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Hardin is the daughter of Keith and Jeannie Hardin of Campbellsville. She is the granddaughter of Jerry and Mary McMahan and Brenda Sapp of Campbellsville and the late Clem Sapp.

    Hardin graduated from Taylor County High School in 2008 and is employed at The Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.


    Kayla Lee Moore and Kyle Burchell of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Moore is the daughter of Dennie and Karen Moore of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2007 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed at Fort Knox Federal Credit Union as a member service representative at the Hodgenville branch.

    Burchell is the son of Larry and Dale Burchell of Campbellsville.

    He is a 2000 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed at TGKY as an assistant manager.


    Taylor County High School Class of 1963 had its 50th reunion on June 8 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church's Christian Life Center with many classmates attending.

  • Tommy and Jade Allen of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Addison Taylor Allen, at 1:43 p.m. on Aug. 5 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19.75 inches long.

    Grandparents are Robert Pickett, Kay and Ken Dudley and Alton and Nancy Allen, all of Campbellsville, and the late Fran Pickett.

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    Former University of Kentucky basketball players Doron Lamb and Jeff Sheppard met with Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers at The Big Dawg WVLC studios Friday.


    Shalon Tucci and Charles Bell of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Tucci is the daughter of James and Robin Bryant of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2002 graduate of Taylor County High School.

    Bell is the son of Louise Bell of Summersville and the late Robert Bell.

    He is a 2002 graduate of Green County High School.

    The ceremony will be Saturday, Sept. 14, at 4:30 p.m. at Summersville Baptist Church in Summersville.