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Business

  • Amazon staying in Campbellsville, GM says


    Rob Robinson says Amazon.com is in Campbellsville to stay, and he should know. Robinson is the general manager of Amazon.com’s Campbellsville fulfillment center. He was also the guest speaker at the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce luncheon last Thursday, which Amazon.com hosted.

    Robinson said not only is the company staying in Campbellsville, growth and additional jobs are a possibility in the future of the local facility as the entire Amazon.com operation continues to grow.

  • Commission of Women director to speak


    Eleanor Jordan, executive director of the Kentucky Commission on Women, will be the guest speaker at the March Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The luncheon will be at Campbellsville Christian Church.

    It will be sponsored by Greater Campbellsville United, a nonprofit organization promoting equal opportunity, equality and positive relationships among all racial, ethnic, socio-economic, religious, gender and political entities in the community and throughout the region. GCU is now in its 10th year of bridging gaps from a proactive stance.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for the week of Nov. 9.

    They are, from left, kindergartener Charity Baumgardner, first-grader Nicholas McNeil, second-grader Meredith Blakeman, third-grader Zac Smith and fourth- and fifth-graders Moriah Satterly and Breanna Hicks.

  • Band Day

    Local bands recently received checks were from proceeds collected during Band Day at Lee’s on Oct. 25.

  • Kessler named Auctioneer of the Month

    John M. Kessler of Campbellsville has been named Auctioneer of the Month by the Kentucky Auctioneers Association. The Auctioneer of the Month is awarded to auctioneers who consistently demonstrate extraordinary leadership in the profession.
    Auctioneers are selected based on their professionalism, high ethical standards and a consistent commitment to their community.

  • Lynch opens real estate business

    Chester “Check” Lynch recently opened a real estate business in Campbellsville.
    Lynch has been a broker since 1976 and has more than 35 years of real estate experience in residential, commercial 0and farms. He is a 1972 alum of the University of Louisville, where he majored in business.
    Lynch is a former resident of Louisville and moved to Campbellsville five years ago to be closer to his children and grandchildren, who live in Taylor County.
    Lynch can be reached at 469-8787.
     

  • Bland earns Downtown Beautification award

    Ben Bland owner of The Twisted Stem, is the winner of the 2011 Downtown Beautification Award. Bland received the award for making “an attractive addition to the overall appearance of downtown Campbellsville, especially along Main Street.” Bland provided a colorful arrangement of flowers in numerous pots along the sidewalks, as well as upper story flower boxes. The Campbellsville Renaissance/Historic Preservation Commission selected the winner.

  • Citizens Bank announces employee promotions

    The board of directors of Citizens Bank & Trust Co. announces the promotions of three people to assistant vice president — Matt Hopper, Josh Myers and DeLisa Knopp.
    “Matt, Josh, and DeLisa have been a key part of our business and we are pleased to promote them to assistant vice president,” stated Mark Johnson, president/CEO of Citizens Bank & Trust Co.

  • FSA County Committee voting begins Friday

    Farm Service Agency County Committee voting begins Friday.
    Ballots for the 2011 elections will be mailed to eligible voters by Friday, according to FSA State Executive Director John W. McCauley. The deadline to return ballots is Dec. 5.

  • Schuhmann joins The Green Room

    Neila Schuhmann recently joined The Green Room as a massage therapist.
    Schuhmann is a licensed massage therapist in the state of Kentucky. She specializes not only in relaxing Swedish massage, but also therapeutic deep tissue massage.
    “The response to our day spa, and in particular the massage therapy we offer, has been overwhelming,” says The Green Room owner Karen Patton, “so we are very lucky to have Neila join our team of experienced massage therapists.”