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  • Taylor County Bank employees receive service awards

     

    Taylor County Bank employees recently received service awards.

    They are, from left, front, Deborah Smith, 35 years; Henry Lee, 30 years; and Tena Weatherford, 35 years. Back, Misha Buck, five years; Heather Kelly, 10 years; Phyllis Miller, 15 years; Shelia Price, 15 years; and Jane Blevins, 20 years.

  • Ag water quality act aims to protect resources

    Legislators passed the Agriculture Water Quality Act in 1994. It states that landowners with 10 or more acres in agricultural production must develop a water quality plan. Those who farm 10 or more acres in Kentucky or plan to harvest trees on 10 or more acres are required by Kentucky law to implement an agriculture water quality plan.

  • Ag water quality act aims to protect resources

    Legislators passed the Agriculture Water Quality Act in 1994. It states that landowners with 10 or more acres in agricultural production must develop a water quality plan. Those who farm 10 or more acres in Kentucky or plan to harvest trees on 10 or more acres are required by Kentucky law to implement an agriculture water quality plan.

  • Yoder offering chiropractic services in Campbellsville

     

    Dr. Sam Yoder, D.C., of Yoder Chiropractic has joined the Campbellsville office of Dr. Ray Roberts, D.C., of National Health & Wellness.

    Yoder offers full body manipulation, chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue treatments and exercise therapies. He also treats acute soft-tissue injuries, sports injuries and work related pain patterns.

  • Sex abuse trial begins Tuesday, Jan. 24

    A Campbellsville man accused of sexually abusing a 3-year-old girl is expected to face a jury of his peers Tuesday, Jan. 24.

    Thomas E. Dowell, 51, of 803 S. Columbia Ave. in Campbellsville, was indicted by a Taylor County grand jury in October 2010 and charged with first-degree sexual abuse of a child younger than 12.

    According to the indictment, Dowell is accused of having sexual contact with the girl in late spring 2010.

  • New children's librarian hired

     

    There's a new face a Taylor County Public Library.

    Lisa Carnes is the new children's librarian, filling the position vacated by Beverly "Miss B" Davis. Davis retired in November after 12 years at the library.

    A Leitchfield native, Carnes has a background in education and has worked at the Grayson County Public Library.

    Carnes, who has a teaching degree and a master's degree in library sciences, worked at Grayson County's library for 10 years.

  • EDA approves HCTP loan refinance

    After months of discussions, the Economic Development Authority Board has settled on terms for refinancing the $1.9 million debt on the Heartland Commerce and Technology Park.

    At a special meeting Friday, the Board approved five-year loan terms provided by Citizens Bank & Trust Co.

    The loan will be refinanced for three years at a fixed rate of 2.69 percent. The final two years of the five-year term will be variable, at a rate not to exceed 3.5 percent or dip below 2.25 percent. After five years, the EDA will refinance the loan again.

  • Carney, Higdon respond to budget address

    "It's ugly. There's not much to talk about. It's a very tough budget."

    That's State Sen. Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, summation of Gov. Steve Beshear's proposed 2013-2014 budget, which he presented before lawmakers last Tuesday.

  • Censored

     

    Those who surfed the web last Wednesday likely saw something unexpected. Many websites went "black" that day in protest of two bills being considered by United States senators and representatives.

    The bills are geared toward stopping copyright infringement but organizers of many websites, including www.google.com and www.wikipedia.com, say they believe the bills are so broad that they will actually disrupt free expression and could harm the Internet.

  • Two indicted on burglary charges

    Two Campbellsville men have been indicted on charges alleging they burglarized two homes and stole from several people.

    Domnick M. Vanirvin, 21, of 1894 Sportsman Lake Road, and Cody Mann, 21, of 101 Anna Court, were indicted last Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    Vanirvin and Mann were each charged with two counts of second-degree burglary and seven counts of theft by unlawful taking less than $500.

    Vanirvin was also charged with second-degree fleeing/evading and having obstructed vision and/or windshield.