Lindsay Dawn and Tony Wayne Dale will have a celebration on Friday, Sept. 13, to announce their marriage, which was July 27.

    Mrs. Dale is the daughter of Ron and Sharon Hicks of Campbellsville. She is the granddaughter of the late Sylvia Edith Hicks, Delmar Hicks, Tom Proctor and Doris Davis.

    She attended Sullivan University for paralegal studies.

    Mr. Dale is the son of the late David Gene Dale. He is the grandson of the late John Dale, Bessie Dale, Harold Priddy and Edna Priddy.


    Taylor County's Distinguished Young Women participants visited Kentucky Christian Academy on Aug. 23 and met and talked to students.

    This year's DYW program will be Saturday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m. at Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium.


    Greater Campbellsville United recently sponsored Live Music on Taylor County's Old Court House Lawn.

    Macki Jo Pennington, Yulanda Bradshaw and Janice Overstreet of Columbia performed Motown, jazz and other types of music.

    The event attracted a diverse audience, with those attending from Louisville and Bowling Green, as well as Taylor, Green and Adair counties.


    Jaide Alsager, 9, of Campbellsville, recently took home an award at the Kentucky State Fair.

    She won reserve champion market hog in open market competition with a Landrace barrow.

    Nick Alsager of Campbellsville won fourth place in all other breeds competition with a Hereford Boar.


    Jerry and Joretta Parker of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently. They were married Aug. 24, 1963.

    They will be honored with a reception Sunday, Sept. 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Campbellsville Baptist Church.


    Roger Blair, a local wood carver, spoke to about 50 people last week at the Taylor County Public Library.

    He discussed how he chooses wood and then turns it into a carving.

    Several pieces of his work are on display at the library.


    A Taylor County Women's Circle of Hope was recently established, geared toward discussing the needs of women in the area and helping them. The group was established in June.

    Those present were Nelda Beard, Darlene Eastridge, Jan Hayes, Carolyn Morris, Becky Nash, Emma Revis, Jeannie Seaborne, Susan Walters, Tonya Young, Angie Freeman and Yevette Haskins.

    Other charter members who aren't pictured are Sherry Angel, Betty Cox, Judy Dabney, Virginia Flanagan and Joyce Johnson.

    The group will meet again in September.


    Campbellsville University students headed back to campus over the weekend and moved into their dorms for the fall semester.

    Classes began Monday night.

  • Rob Clark and Hannah Young of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Nevaeh Shae Clark, at 5:22 p.m. on July 22 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 4 pounds, 10.5 ounces and was 16.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Dennis and Carolyn Young of Greensburg and Bob and Mary Clark of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandmother is Lillian Clark.

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    Between running air conditioners, watering plants and keeping the kids cool on a hot summer day, many of us are seeing our energy and water usage rise with the temperatures.

    By making some small adjustments to your home, you can conserve more energy and water. Not only is this good for the environment, but it's good for your finances.

    Here are some tips for conserving energy and water at home during the warmer months:


    Taler LaShae Wooldridge and James Lee Malone of Greensburg announce their engagement.

    Wooldridge is the son of Marlon Wooldridge and Missy Wooldridge of Greensburg.

    She graduated from Green County High School in 2010 and is a receptionist at Magnolia Bank Mortgage Division.

    Malone is the son of Jimmy Malone and Shannon Wilson of Campbellsville.

    He graduated from Taylor County High School in 2010. He is employed at Green Thumb Lawn Care.

    The ceremony will be Saturday, Aug. 31, at 5 p.m. at All Occasions.


    Kristin Ware of Campbellsville and Richard Sexton of Canmer announce their engagement.

    Ware is the daughter of Mike and Peggy Ware of Campbellsville.

    She has a Bachelor of Social Work degree and works for Barren County Department of Community Based Services.

    Sexton is the son of Dennis and Nellie Sexton in Canmer.

    He is an assistant manager at Kmart in Glasgow.

    The ceremony will be Saturday, Aug. 31, at 7 p.m. at Ware's parents' home, located at 1225 Spears Road in Campbellsville.

  • Friends of Chasity Johnson will sponsor a trail ride on Saturday, Aug. 24, at 10 a.m. at the Taylor County Fairgrounds.

    Riders will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. Lunch is included in the $10 fee to participate.

    Money raised will go toward the cost of Johnson's treatments for Crohn's Disease, which exceeds what insurance will cover.


    Campbellsville University's new staff members were recognized at its annual staff workshop Aug. 9.

    Front, from left, are Beth Sprowles, Emily Cantwell, Brooke Gupton, Rebecca Price, Erin Johnson and Tami Dugas. Second row, Lloyd Wilds, Ashley Abner, Lindsey Hammers, Lindsey Hines, Terry Eastridge, Lisa Rosenthal and Lee Miracle.

    Back, Steve Pike, Drew Tucker, Brent Vernon, Zach Smith, Paul Harmon and Jeff Garrett.


    Opal Cave Burgess of Royal Oak, Mich., recently celebrated her 90th birthday at the home of her youngest daughter in Troy, Mich.

    Burgess was born and raised in Campbellsville.

    She is married to Cliff Burgess and has eight children; Roberta Roberts of New Rochelle, New York; Linda Dernier of Campbellsville; Jo Ann Burgess of Gastonia, N.C.; Marie Burgess of Ft. Myers, Fla.; Cliff Burgess of Beatrice, Neb.; Paula Moreland of Granville, Ohio; Hank Burgess of Farmington Hills, Mich.; and Darlene Field of Troy.


    Campbellsville Air Evac Lifeteam base and two of its employees were recently honored with regional awards.

    The base has been selected as the company's Region 2 Base of the Year for this year. Region 2 consists of Air Evac Lifeteam bases in Kentucky, Ohio, parts of Tennessee and West Virginia.

    Also, Tom Lecompte was named Region 2 Pilot of the Year and Lanny Thompson was named Region 2 Mechanic of the Year.


    Sheryl Bell of Radcliff, formerly of Campbellsville, recently won third place in the Fort Knox Karaoke Idol competition.

    She received a trophy and cash prize.


    American Legion Post 82 recently received a makeover.

    Its front entrance was renovated and its Army tank replica was repainted.

    Barb and Phil Davis, Jim Bright, Greg Parent and Greg Collins were involved with the renovation.

    The public is invited to stop and take photos with the tank.

  • Tammy and Jamie Phelps of Columbia announce the birth of a daughter, Abella Jazmyn Phelps, at 10:06 a.m. on July 13 at Taylor Regional Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds and was 19.75 inches long.

    Grandparents are Robert Phelps of Columbia and Sandy and Lee Rainwater and Clifford and Joyce Logan of Somerset.

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    Makayla Dawn and Daniel W. Cornett of Liberty announce the birth of a daughter, Gena Lynn Cornett, at 5:03 p.m. on July 31 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.


    Wendell and Quida Rivers of Campbellsville recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

    Richard McKinley married the couple June 21, 1963. The ceremony was the first at Woodlawn Christian Church.