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  • City reaches contract with electrical inspector

    After several questions were raised about the necessity of an electrical inspector contract for the city last month, the Campbellsville City Council approved a contract with county electrical inspector Coy Neat at its regular meeting on Tuesday.

    The contract would give Neat the authority to inspect and issue permits before construction, alteration or repairs of any electrical wiring.

  • Grant will help TRH with drug education

    Taylor Regional Hospital is stepping up its efforts to educate the community about the harmful effects of illegal drugs. And it recently received some grant money to help with that.

    TRH is one of about 40 hospitals across the United States to receive grant money from Cardinal Health Foundation to improve healthcare in the community. Only one other hospital in Kentucky received the grant this year.

    TRH CEO Jane Wheatley says the money will be used to educate her staff members and expectant mothers about the dangers of using drugs while pregnant.

  • Gabehart named Homemaker of the Year

     

    They asked her lots of questions, from her favorite color to where she first met her husband.

    Christine Gabehart believed her great-grandchildren were writing a report about her for a school project. But they were really digging for information.

    Gabehart received the Homemaker of the Year award at the recent Taylor County Extension Homemakers annual meeting.

    A member of the homemakers group since 1965, Gabehart has spent her life helping others through volunteer work.

  • Combined emergency services paying off

     

    Three years into the interlocal agreement between the city and county to share the deficit from emergency services operations, officials from both entities are praising its benefits to the community.

    The committee charged to study operation, revenue and expenses at Campbellsville and Taylor County's EMS, Fire & Rescue and E-911 operations met Tuesday to discuss the report of the emergency services operations' income and expenses for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.

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  • Slight Edge Salon & Spa opens

     

    Margie Holtzclaw and Shannon Lawson are working as cosmetologists at the newly opened Slight Edge Salon & Spa.

    Located at 112 Roberts Road, Suite 5 in Campbellsville, they specialize in dimensional color, highlights, perms, relaxers and precision cuts for the whole family.

    Spa services include facials, waxing and makeup application. They also offer sassy spa parties for all ages, from girls' birthday parties to bridal parties.

  • Taylor County Bank announces promotions

     

    Two Taylor County Bank employees recently received promotions from the bank's board of directors.

    Leslie DeGrez was promoted to vice president and Heather Kelly was promoted to assistant vice president.

  • Kentucky Career Center in Campbellsville expands

     

    Job seekers and employers now have additional services and double the space with the renovation of the Kentucky Career Center in Campbellsville. The center is located at 1311 E. Broadway in Campbellsville.

    In addition to the Kentucky Office for Employment and Training and the Cumberlands Workforce Investment Act office, the center now houses the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Office for the Blind, Kentucky Adult Education and the Kentucky Farmworkers Program Inc.

  • Collins joins Don Franklin

     

    Stephen Collins has joined Don Franklin Campbellsville.

    Collins has worked in the car sales business since 2008 and has experience in the Nashville, Louisville and the local market.

    He has three daughters and lives in Columbia with his wife, Jamie.

  • Crowe Joins Ancil Reynolds

     

    Ancil Reynolds has welcomed Larry Crowe to its sales team.

    Crowe has more than 35 years of sales experience and welcomes everyone to stop by the dealership.