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Business

  • TRH recognized for excellence

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently received recognition from HealthCare Excel of Kentucky for dedication to quality improvement in the hospital setting.

    Taylor Regional Hospital participates in the Surgical Care Improvement and the Rural Organizational Safety Culture Change projects.

    These programs are part of the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Kentucky and Hospital Quality Improvement Initiative for 2007.

  • Taylor County Tire wins five-state sales award

    Taylor County Tire Sales Inc. won a five-state sales award.

    Mr. & Mrs. Ronnie Knifley of Taylor County Tire Sales Inc. in Campbellsville recently won a trip to Colorado Springs, Col. for being one of the top Exmark dealers in a five-state region.

    R.W. Distributors Inc., the Exmark distributor, awarded this trip for outstanding sales of Exmark mowers. Ronnie Knifley was honored with an Exmark plaque during the awards banquet in Colorado Springs.

  • Wise Dentistry opens

    Wise Dentistry for Kids is now open at 105 Medical Park Drive in Campbellsville. Staff will include Dr. Heather Wise, pediatric dentistry; Dr. Thomas Baldwin, orthodontics; Dr. Gary Inamn, orthodonics; Dr. Greg Inman, orthodontics; and Dr. David Graves, oral and maxillofacial surgery. Standing from left: Ann Doyle, Gisela Anderson, Bekah Holley, Kristen Graves, Becky Graves, Erica White, Jennifer Judd, Cheryl Hensel, Alicia Irwin and Jordan Davis. Sitting: Greg Inman, Thomas Baldwin, David Graves and Heather Wise.

  • Watson wins $2,000

    Darrin Watson won $2,000 from Staff Management, 1050 South Columbia Ave., the employment firm used by Amazon.com.

    Each year Staff Management provides an opportunity for employees who weather the holiday shopping rush an opportunity for a $100,000 bonus. In order to be eligible for the drawing, an employee must have four weeks of perfect attendance and no quality or production errors.

    Watson's name was drawn by Mayor Brenda Allen on Dec. 20 and then Watson had an opportunity to draw from 100 envelopes on Dec. 27.

  • TRH hosts Diabetes Day

    Taylor Regional Hospital hosted a Diabetes Day in recognition of National Diabetes Month on Monday, Nov. 12.

    Ann Gann, an A1C Champion who also has diabetes, shared her personal experiences and insights on successfully managing diabetes. There were also vendors from monitor/medication and diabetic treatment companies available to answer questions and displaying new products.

  • Four couples graduate from prenatal class at TRH

    Four couples graduated from the prenatal and childbirth classes taught at Taylor Regional Hospital in October. The classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at Taylor Regional Hospital's meeting room.

    This is a five-week series and is free to anyone delivering at TRH. The class is taught by Jenny Dobson.

    Those participating, from left: Whitley, Myra and Erica Gribbins, Campbellsville; Crystal and Gary Neat, Campbellsville; Brittany Judd and Rhonda Wright, Greensburg; and Brittany Rafferty and Jerry Streeval, Columbia.

  • Citizens Bank supports TRH walking track project

    Citizens Bank & Trust Co. recently presented Taylor Regional Hospital with a $10,000 check in support of a walking track project.

    Taylor Regional Hospital plans to build a half-mile track between the main hospital and the cancer center. This track will also include electricity, water and rest areas.

  • Curves helps residents say goodbye to holiday weight gain

    With the holidays now here, visions of cookies, cakes and sugarplums bring great cheer. However, you might not be so excited when you realize it will take one and a half hours climbing stairs, three and a half hours cleaning the house, or two and a half hours riding your bike to burn off one 6-ounce slice of cheesecake.

    "The holidays - in so many ways - are about families gathering together to enjoy a feast of seasonal favorites, which can lead to overeating and weight gain," said Gina Pruitt, owner of Curves of Campbellsville, located at 117 Nancy Cox Drive.

  • Accounting service opens

    A grand opening and ribbon cutting was recently hosted at Campbellsville Professional Accounting Services, 107 Central Plaza. Pictured above are founder Robert Rogers and his granddaughter Lindsey Burgess. Burgess has a bachelor's degree in accounting and is qualified in QuickBooks Pro Advisor, is an Advanced Agriculture Tax Specialist and has a master's in accounting and financial management. She will be taking the CPA exam after this tax season. She's a resident of LaRue County. Also pictured are accountant clerk Patricia Drumm along with other local representatives.

  • Southern States releases year-end financial report

    Board and management leaders from Southern States, Campbellsville Service, heard reports of the company's fiscal year financial results at a conference in late November in Bardstown.

    Jeremy Sollberger, management representative; and Scott Sprowles, board representative; learned that Southern States:

    - Had the best year in a decade and one of the best operating performances in its history.

    - Had sales in fiscal year 2007 of $1.7 billion, a $100 million increase from 2006.