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  • UCB donates to hospital walking track

    Taylor Regional Hospital is planning to construct a walking track behind the hospital for community use and United Citizens Bank has donated $500 to help in the construction.

    Water and electricity are also going to be installed, according to TRH CEO Jane Wheatley, so it can also be used for different events.

    The track is being built completely with community donations.

  • Cox named best news anchor

    Lexington NBC affiliate WLEX-TV has been honored with nine first-place 2008 Kentucky Associated Press Broadcaster Awards among Class One TV stations.

    The winners were announced recently during a ceremony at the Radisson Hotel in Lexington.

    WLEX anchor Nancy Cox, a Campbellsville native, was named Best News Anchor in Kentucky, while Sarah Lane was chosen Best Reporter in the state. And LEX18.com received the nod for the Best Web site in the state.

  • News-Journal staff wins seven awards

    The Central Kentucky News-Journal editorial staff won seven awards at the annual Landmark Community Newspapers Inc. editorial awards luncheon last Friday.

    The awards presentation followed the annual LCNI advertising/editorial meeting held this year at the Hyatt Regency in Louisville.

    The contest is a competition between more than 55 LCNI newspapers across the country - including dailies, weeklies and multi-weeklies. The News-Journal competes in the multi-weekly category.

    Editor Rebecca Cassell won a first-place award for Best Front Page Design.

  • Hall joins Davina's

    Shandi Hall has joined Davina's Plaza Salon, Central Plaza.

    She specializes in haircuts, perms and color.

  • Ware among State Auto's PaceSetters

    Mike Ware of Jessie Insurance Agency in Campbellsville recently became a member of a select group of State Auto independent agents - PaceSetter agents.

    "The goal of our year-long PaceSetter program is to form a sales/marketing partnership with each agent to improve service to all our customers," said chairman/CEO Robert Restrepo.

    In the coming months, State Auto sales personnel will work closely with PaceSetter agents like Ware in forming a true sales alliance and providing professional assistance and feedback, as necessary.

  • UCB opens Campbellsville branch

    United Citizens Bank of Southern Kentucky celebrated the opening of its

    Campbellsville branch on March 27. Ron Wise is vice president and loan officer at United Citizens newest branch, 294 Campbellsville By-Pass, in the Lakeway Shopping Plaza.

  • Burton's Nursery is certifed roadside market

    Burton's Nursery & Garden Center of Campbellsville has enrolled in the 2008 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program. This is Burton's 12th year with the program. A total of 82 markets have enrolled in this year's program.

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

  • Citizens gives to KCS

    Kentucky Christian School received a check for $10,000 from Citizens Bank President Mark Johnson. The funds will be added to the school's capital campaign as it searches for a new location. Pictured are, from left, Johnson, KCS Director Gail Gabehart, Board members Sharon Force and David Nunery.

  • Eye surgeon named one of Louisville's most influential healthcare leaders

    Louisville eye surgeon Dr. E. Britt Brockman, managing partner of John-Kenyon American Eye Institute, who also visits Patterson Eye Care at Greenriver Plaza each week, has been named one of the most influential healthcare leaders in the region by Business First of Louisville.

  • Pierce joins The Salon on 68

    Jackie Pierce has moved to The Salon on 68, 1308 E. Broadway.

    She was formerly with Davina's Plaza Salon.

    Pierce specializes in perms, colors, highlights and roller sets.