Today's Features


    Dr. John M. Salsman of Evanston, Ill., a Campbellsville native, was recently awarded the 2014 New Investigator Award by the American Psychosocial Oncology Society at its annual conference in Tampa, Fla. Salsman lives and works in the Chicago area.

    The mission of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society is to advance the science and practice of psychosocial care for people affected by cancer, and the New Investigator Award is presented for outstanding research contributions in psychosocial oncology.


    Campbellsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center recently had its annual Valentine's Day party.

    Staff and residents voted on a Valentine's Day king and queen, Wallace Phillips and Jane Gilpin. Both were awarded gifts and crowns.

    Intrepid Home Health provided refreshments.


    Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of illness and death for North American women and kills more women than all forms of cancer combined. February is national Heart Health Month, and it is a great time for women to start taking better care of their hearts all year round.

    It's important to know your personal risk for heart disease and family history. Common risk factors for heart disease include elevated blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, smoking, diabetes, a sedentary lifestyle and overweight or obesity.

  • A Taylor County Red Cross team has formed and training will soon be offered to certify those who have volunteered as members.

    According to Michael K. Humphress, a Campbellsville resident involved with forming the team, there have been about 20 people who have expressed interest in forming a Red Cross group in Taylor County.

    A training session has been scheduled for Saturday, March 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Campbellsville Civic Center.

  • Campbellsville's Fourth of July celebration will once again feature an amateur photo contest sponsored by Orthodyne Physical Therapy.

    Organizers encourage amateur and professional photographers who wish to participate to pick up their cameras now and start taking photos.

  • Shea and Adam Poff of Lebanon announce the birth of a daughter, Anna Elizabeth Poff, at 8:16 a.m. on Jan. 20 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Thomas and Kaylene Poff of Campbellsville. Great-grandparents are Ernest and Evelyleen Taylor of Lebanon.

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    Feb. 26, 2004

    Nell Smith celebrated her 80th birthday on Feb. 5 in Naples, Fla., with 47 friends and relatives.

    Melwood H. and Anna E. Brown Robinson celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 22.

    Army Pvt. Jacob T. Kingdollar has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

    Campbellsville University has achieved a new spring enrollment record of 1,932, which is an overall increase of 13 percent from last spring.

  • The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has granted three-year approval to the cancer program at The Cancer Center at Taylor Regional Hospital.

    Established in 1922 by the American College of Surgeons, the CoC is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival rates and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive, quality care.



    Feb. 19, 2004

    George Williams of Campbellsville will celebrate his 80th birthday this year on Leap Day, Feb. 29.

    Pfc. Shannon McClellan, who has been stationed in Iraq since March 2003, will soon be visiting his family in Campbellsville.

    The March of Dimes is gearing up for its annual Walk America event, scheduled this year for Saturday, May 15.

  • In just a few weeks, Campbellsville's fundraising effort designed to help pediatric cancer research will begin with the second annual Color to Conquer 5k road race on Saturday, March 15, at Miller Park. That event will be followed on Saturday, March 22, when this year's St. Baldrick's Shaving for a Cure will wrap up its seventh year, having raised nearly $280,000.

    This year's effort has already received a $3,410 boost from a Dance Maroon fundraiser sponsored by Campbellsville University's swim team.