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Business

  • Bentley receives Marion County Chamber award

     

    As a kid, Eric Bentley dreamed of being a doctor. Today, he is not only living his dream, but he has been recognized for doing it well.

    Dr. Bentley received the 2011 Outstanding Healthcare Professional Award from the Marion County Chamber of Commerce.

    "It's kind of flattering," he said. "It's not something you expect, people giving you an award for your job."

    Defining Bentley's "job" may be more difficult than it sounds, however.

  • Air Evac returns to TRH

    Air Evac Lifeteam has returned its Campbellsville base of operations to Taylor Regional Hospital. Air Evac had temporarily moved to the Taylor County Airport during construction at the hospital.

    For flight requests, call Air Evac's Dispatch Center at (800) AIR-EVAC (247-3822).

  • Health & Fitness now open at new site

     

    Today marks a new era for Campbellsville Health & Fitness Center.

    The center opened at its new location at 1951 Old Columbia Road this morning. And with the new location comes new benefits for members.

    Wayne Johnson, who owns the center with his wife Marsha, said Campbellsville is about 20 years behind in the fitness industry.

    "What Campbellsville has right now is two gyms," Johnson said. "This is going to be a full health club."

  • Community Ventures Corp. receives NeighborWorks funding

    Community Ventures Corp. will receive help through a $90,500 grant from NeighborWorks America. This flexible funding source will help CVC provide access to fund foreclosure counseling and homebuyer counseling and education for first-time homeowners.

    "The need for nonprofit community development organizations and the work they do to stabilize communities, further economic development and create and sustain jobs has never been greater," stated Eileen Fitzgerald, acting CEO of NeighborWorks America.

  • Award recognizes Southern States Cooperative for excellence in employee training

    Southern States Cooperative has long had a reputation for providing knowledgeable service along with quality products. Now the company has been recognized for excellence in training its employees.

    Southern States was named one of the Top 100 learning organizations in the country on March 22 when it received a Learning! 100 Award.

  • Burton's Nursery & Garden Center a 2011 'Roadside Farm Market'

    Burton's Nursery & Garden Center of Taylor County is one of the 98 markets across the Commonwealth recently accepted into the 2011 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program.

    In joining the Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, Burton's Nursery & Garden Center has committed to offering quality products and service to its customers. Its acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that Burton's Nursery & Garden Center meets the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.

  • FSA announces general signup period for Conservation Reserve Program

    General signup for the Farm Service Agency's Conservation Reserve Program begins today. Signups will continue through April 15.

    The Conservation Reserve Program is the largest voluntary private-land conservation program. It helps farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers use their environmentally sensitive land for conservation purposes. CRP assists in creating new wildlife habitat, enhancing water, soil, and air quality through a variety of covers that can be established on the offered land.

  • Bluegrass Way breaks ground for expansion

     

    Bluegrass Way Assisted Living, located at 100 Garden Way in Campbellsville, recently broke ground for a $1 million expansion project to build 11 additional residential apartments. Once completed this fall, Bluegrass Way will have a total of 43 residential apartments.

  • Wright named Air Evac regional director of membership sales

     

    Devona Wright of Cumberland County has been selected as the new regional director of membership sales for Air Evac Lifeteam, an air ambulance service that provides emergency health care and rapid medical transport to rural communities throughout the central United States. Air Evac Lifeteam has a facility in Campbellsville.

    Wright is in charge of coordinating Air Evac Lifeteam membership sales and services at the company’s 19 bases in Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia.

  • Campbellsville ranked among nation’s top micropolitan areas

    The March 2011 edition of Site Selection magazine has ranked Campbellsville among the 2010 Top Micropolitan areas with three qualifying existing business projects. Out of 576 micropolitan communities in the United States, Campbellsville tied for 41st place. The U.S. Census Bureau defines a micropolitan statistical area as an urban core of at least 10,000 but less than 50,000 population.