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Business

  • Tedder joins Wise, Buckner, Sprowles

    Austin Tedder has joined the staff of Wise, Buckner, Sprowles and Associates, 301 E. Main St.

    Tedder graduated from Taylor County High School in 2003 and Western Kentucky University in 2007 with a B.S. in accounting. His previous work experience includes an internship at Ingersoll-Rand in the finance department.

    He enjoys community involvement through coaching Pee-Wee baseball.

    He is the son of Terry and Mitzi Tedder of Campbellsville and the late Phyllis Tedder.

  • Murakami donates to Toys for Tots

    Murakami, Water Tower Bypass, contributed $2,800 to Toys for Tots. The money was donated by employees and management. Pictured are Dan Durham, director of Rescue; Rescue employees; Rob Collins, Commonwealth Broadcasting representative; Shinn Murakami, Murakami owner; and Nancy Vaughn of Murakami.

  • Moore joins Davina's staff

    Sheila Moore has joined the staff at Davina's Plaza Salon, 116 Central Plaza, as a stylist.

    Moore specializes in cuts, perms, hi-lights and color.

  • Lee's Famous Recipe

    Lee's Famous Recipe, 501 E. Broadway, sponsored a Campbellsville Band Day recently.

    Owner David Allen Newton donated a portion of the day's sales to the band. In all, Lee's of Campbellsville contributed nearly $2,000.

    Band Director Jaime Smith said, "We couldn't be more thankful to David and the people at Lee's Famous Recipe, particularly during a time in which our band program is financially strained."

    Lee's has donated thousands of dollars to band programs through the years.

  • Non-smokers graduate

    The Cooper Clayton Smoking Cessation Class at Taylor Regional Hospital recently graduated six individuals. Included in this group were two TRH team members, Charlotte McFarland and Susan Phillips.

    "Everybody keeps you on track in this program, and if you start to feel that you are not getting anywhere, they give you the confidence to know you are going to get over the hurdle and that you will become a non-smoker," says Charlotte McFarland.

    This thought was echoed by Susan Phillips.

  • Community Ventures receives Micro Lender of the Year Award

    Community Ventures Corp. was honored recently by the U.S. Small Business Administration during its annual SBA Lenders Conference on Nov. 9.

    Community Ventures Corp. received the 2007 SBA Micro Lender of the Year Award in Kentucky.

    During the fiscal year 2007, which ended in September, Community Ventures Corp. approved 35 micro loans totaling $109,643. Steve Ayers, district director for the Kentucky District Office presented the award to James Coles.

  • Dr. Coyle joins dental practice of Dr. Marlene Richardson

    Dr. Abby Coyle has joined Dr. Marlene Richardson's dental practice at 1485 Old Lebanon Road.

    Coyle is a 2005 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. She is a native of Springfield, Ky. and is trained in all aspects of dentistry, including dentures.

  • Campbellsville National now Forcht Bank

    Campbellsville National Bank is now Forcht Bank (pronounced "fork"), a subsidiary of Forcht Bancorp, formerly known as First Corbin Bancorp. The name change reflects combining Campbellsville National Bank with the other nine separate bank charters owned by Forcht Bancorp into one bank operation.

    The total assets for Forcht Bancorp, including the recent acquisition of Eagle Fidelity in Grant County, now total more than $1 billion, making it one of the Top 10 bank holding groups based in Kentucky, according to data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

  • IBC receives $25,000 grant

    The Lincoln Trail Innovation Center has announced that IBC (Innovative Building Component) Technologies is a recent recipient of a $25,000 grant awarded by the Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation under the Kentucky Enterprise Fund.

    This fund is provided by the state through the Council on Postsecondary Education in support of Kentucky's knowledge based economy. Thirty-eight awards were recently made to start-up companies throughout the state of Kentucky with these awards totaling more than $2,000,000.

  • Dobson joins Stearman's accounting practice

    Jennifer Dobson will be joining CPA Nancy J. Stearman's accounting practice in Greensburg as an associate.

    Dobson has lived in Campbellsville all her life. She is the daughter of Howard and Jenny Dobson.

    She graduated from Taylor County High School in 2003 and from Campbellsville University in 2007 with a bachelor of science in business administration with an emphasis in accounting.

    She has worked in the accounting field for more than four years.