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  • Classes help smokers kick the habit

    Those looking to put down cigarettes for good have a place to go for help.

    Taylor Regional Hospital is offering Cooper Clayton smoking cessation classes to help residents quit.

    Though the classes began Jan. 9, those who want to quit can still join.

    The classes are every Monday from noon to 1 p.m., through March 26, at the TRH Learning & Resource Center.

  • Local man arrested on theft charges

     

    A Campbellsville man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly stole someone's medication.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, police responded to a complaint of a theft of medication at Kroger on East Broadway.

    Following an investigation, Adam Edwards, 23, was arrested and charged with theft of a controlled substance. He was lodged at the Taylor County Detention Center.

    Campbellsville Police officer Travis Begley investigated.

  • 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.