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Business

  • Dr. Eugene Shively elected to Southeast Surgical Congress

    Dr. Eugene H. Shively has been elected to the council of the Southeast Surgical Congress. Shively is a general surgeon who practices in Campbellsville and has practiced at Taylor Regional Hospital for more than 30 years.

    The Southeast Surgical Congress is a regional surgical organization that provides opportunities for surgeons and surgeons-in-training to come together for educational, scientific and social purposes to promote and advance the study and practice of surgery.

  • Citizens Bank helps provide learning tools at Taylor County Middle School

    Taylor County Middle School has received a $10,000 donation from Citizens Bank of Campbellsville and a $10,000 Universal Design for Learning Grant from the University of Louisville.

    These funds will be used to purchase new technologies for TCMS classrooms, according to Linda Beal, district technology coordinator.

    These technologies will include Dukane LCD projectors and Dukane sound systems mounted in the ceiling, interactive whiteboards and student interactive response systems.

  • Rogers opens Disco's Chop Shop

    Disco's Chop Shop, a new barbershop, has opened at 205 First St. behind Citizens Bank's main office.

    Matthew Rogers is the barber.

    Rogers graduated from Campbellsville University in 2002, where he first learned of his talent and love for cutting hair. He is also a graduate of Bailey's Barber College in Lexington.

    Rogers has completed an apprenticeship at Town Barber Shop in Columbia and received his master's barber license in June 2007.

  • Brown appointed chair of TOUR SEKY board

    TOUR Southern and Eastern Kentucky appointed new executive members to the 2008 board of directors. TOUR SEKY is a non-profit tourism organization created by Congressman Hal Rogers.

    The new chairman for 2008 is Terry Brown, owner of Emerald Isle Resort in Taylor County. Other members include: Sue Stivers, vice-chair, Adair County Tourism and Chamber of Commerce; Betty Cole, secretary, Knox County Tourism and Chamber of Commerce; and Tony Sloan, treasurer, of Clinton County.

  • Traffik Stop changes to Lil T's Traffik Stop

    Gary Porter and his daughter, Candace, are the new owners of the former Traffik Stop. The name will be changed to Lil T's Traffik Stop in memory of Candace's son, Thomas Porter.

    At the end of every year, a percentage of the profits will be donated to a special needs foundation. Lil T's will be a convenient store and dine-in restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and homemade cooking. You may dine in or take out. The gas pumps will be full, so stop by to fuel up. Opening day will be Monday, Feb. 4.

  • Country Music Stampede changes name

    The Double Nickel, formerly the Country Music Stampede, is available to rent for wedding receptions, birthday parties, reunions and more.

    The building features all new seating, and a band is available for special functions.

    The entertainment business recently changed its name to reflect the change in its music. The Wranglers, the band that operates The Double Nickel, have begun playing mostly southern rock as well as still offering some country music.

  • Waste Connection donates bicycles

    Waste Connections Inc. recently donated 20 bicycles to Taylor Fiscal Court, which then donated the bicycles to children in Taylor County through the Holiday Helpline.

    According to Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers, Waste Connections donated the bicycles to each county in which it provides garbage pickup service.

  • Sprowles named partner with Wise, Buckner, Sprowles

    Jeff Sprowles has become a partner with Wise, Buckner, Sprowles and Associates, 301 E. Main St.

    He is a 1998 graduate of Lindsey Wilson College with a degree in accounting. He was licensed to practice public accounting in 1999. Before joining Wise, Lee & Buckner in January 2007, he was employed at the accounting firm of White & Co., PSC in Lebanon and managed his own practice in Campbellsville.

    Sprowles and his wife, Patricia, reside in Campbellsville and have two sons, Sean and Austin.

  • TRH to offer smoking cessation classes

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a 12-week smoking cessation class each Monday beginning Jan. 7.

    The class will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Taylor Regional Hospital Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive.

  • TRH to offer food safety class

    As food service professionals know, awareness and commitment to promoting food safety is a primary obligation. Proper training is one of the best ways to install food safety procedures with the establishment.

    That's why Taylor Regional Hospital Nutritional Services Department will be offering ServSafe Classes beginning in spring 2008.