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Business

  • McDonald’s offers MAC grants to support hands-on education

    For the ninth consecutive year, Kentuckiana middle school teachers will have the opportunity to “Make Activities Count” in the classroom through McDonald’s MAC Grant program, which rewards teachers for innovation and creativity in the classroom by providing funding for hands-on classroom activities.

  • Study finds adult day care services reduce stress of family caregivers

    In the first known study to clearly demonstrate that adult day services is effective in helping reduce stress on family caregivers, Penn State researchers have determined stress is reduced by an average of 66 percent in caregivers who use adult day care services.  

  • TRH recognizes new team members

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized new team members for their first 90 days of service with a breakfast in their honor.

    Those honored were Lemuel Baker, surgical services; Natalie Benedict, HCIS; Tiffany Cox, accounting; Billy Dengel, transitional care; Cody Drury, HCIS; Karla Goodwin, ER; Ashley Lee, respiratory care; Beth Lee, rehab services;

  • Tucker wins Community Trust contest

    Bradley Tucker, left, is the winner of last week’s Community Trust Bank Guess the Weight contest. Tucker correctly guessed the weight of a watermelon at the bank’s Broadway office. Barry Pennington, Community Trust Bank senior loan officer, presented Tucker with a watermelon.

  • Air Evac Lifeteam soars to new heights

  • Benningfield wins Community Trust Bank contest

    Roger Benningfield is the winner of Community Trust Bank’s Guess the Weight contest. Benningfield correctly guessed the weight of a watermelon at the bank’s Broadway office. Lisa Karr, Community Trust Bank branch manager, presented Benningfield with a watermelon.

  • Rustic Room opens on Elkhorn Road

    Nichole and Eric McDuffie have opened The Rustic Room, located at 3501 Elkhorn Road in the old Minor’s Jeans building. They have a variety of horse tack, grooming supplies, western decor, Montana West purses, hats, farrier tools, saddles, saddle pads, halters and more.

  • Local nurse participates in critical care class

    Taylor County resident, Tiffany Shaw, RN, was one of 31 Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital nurses who recently participated in an intensive two-day Critical Care Registered Nurse/Progressive Care Certified Nurse review class.

  • TRH names summer ambassador

    Diane Wright has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital Ambassador for summer 2011.
    Other nominees for the honor were Phyllis Henderson and Harrison Whitlock.
    Wright was nominated by a team member, who wrote:
    “Diane is a patient advocate in all she does, always putting their needs and concerns first. Since the weather adversely affects our pulmonary patients, she monitors the weather and coordinates transportation for them.

  • USDA producer loans available

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced recently that a high demand for guaranteed farm ownership and direct farm operating funds has prompted USDA to transfer appropriated funds between programs as authorized by law, to meet the urgent credit needs of producers, including beginning and minority farmers and ranchers.