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  • CES presents end of the year awards

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently presented its students with end of the year awards.

    Fourth-graders who received 100 or more Accelerated Reader points with an accuracy of 80 percent or higher are Arren Hash, Gracyne Hash, Cole Kidwell, John Orberson, Kameron Smith, Alli Wilson, Zaria Cowan, Gavin Johnson, Bailey Thompson, Lauryn Agathen, Abie Angel, Malachi Corley, Aleah Knifley, Alexis Lambert, Bailey Smith, Taliyah Hazelwood, Madison Lyons, Kaleigh Hunt, Sierra Lynch, Ben Arachi, Grant Rinehart, Fatimah Alabusalim and Savanna Brockman.

  • CES presents end of the year awards

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently presented its students with end of the year awards.

  • CES presents end of the year awards

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently presented its students with end of the year awards.

  • CES presents end of the year awards

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently presented its students with end of the year awards.

  • CES presents end of the year awards

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently presented its students with end of the year awards.

  • TRH hosts annual community health fair

     

    It costs $12 and has the potential to save lives.

    Taylor Regional Hospital hosted its annual community health fair on Saturday, and about 1,300 people attended.

    Those who attended could get a general health panel performed for $12, regardless of whether they have health insurance.

    The health panel includes a complete blood count and comprehensive metabolic, thyroid stimulating hormone and coronary risk profiles. Prostate screening was available for men for an additional $8.

  • Contractor strike continues at Taylor Regional Hospital

    It’s been nearly three weeks and they’re still standing firm.

    Workers are still on strike at the Taylor Regional Hospital surgical center construction site. The strike began on June 4 after contract negotiations stalled.

    TRH CEO Jane Wheatley said there have been additional employees hired to perform the work of those who have gone on strike. As such, she says the tentative Oct. 8 opening date for the center shouldn’t have to be delayed.

  • County has full-time technology employee

     

    Taylor County will now employ its own information technology support employee, after Campbellsville City Council members voted at a recent meeting to no longer share that employee with the county.

    IT Specialist Tony Smith currently works for both the city and county. The city pays 40 percent of Smith’s salary, with the county paying the remaining 60.

  • Taylor County students learn with PRIDE

     

    Nature came to life in classrooms in Taylor County during the past school year, thanks to the PRIDE Environmental Education Outreach Program.

    The program sent 15 environmental education liaisons into schools in 22 counties, reaching a total of 36,825 students between September 2011 and this past May.

    In Taylor County, liaison Shellie Kendall worked with 989 students in Taylor County and Campbellsville Independent Schools.

  • Murder victim's family sues Medco

     

    A civil suit has been filed against a local nursing home, alleging it failed to supervise a former employee who has been charged with murdering her husband.

    Kathleen Wise, 61, of 4203 Bengal Road in Campbellsville, was indicted last July by a Taylor County grand jury and charged with the first-degree murder of her husband, Joseph Kenneth Wise. If convicted, she faces as much as life in prison.She has formally pleaded not guilty to the crime, and the prosecution has said it will not seek the death penalty.