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Local News

  • Utility work will disable bypass light Tuesday

    The traffic light at the bypass intersection with Old Lebanon Road will be disabled for about two hours on Tuesday morning, and motorists are asked to be extra careful.

    According to Chris Jeffries, public information officer for District 4 of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Kentucky Utilities will be performing line maintenance near the Campbellsville Bypass, Bear Track Road and Lebanon Road intersection.

    This will require disabling the traffic signal at the intersection for approximately two hours beginning at 9:30am.

  • Yamato Steak House of Japan opens

    Yamato Steak House of Japan’s Campbellsville restaurant is now open.
    Managed by Tom Dong, Yamato’s also has locations in Somerset and Corbin. A new location is also on its way to Shelbyville.
    Yamato’s offers a variety of fresh sushi, including vegetarian rolls, cooked rolls and uncooked rolls. It has a sushi bar where diners can sit and watch the chef create a special roll.

  • Taylor’s Auto Repair now open

    Chris Taylor is the owner of Taylor’s Auto Repair, located at 1466 S. Columbia Ave.
    Taylor has been a mechanic for 20 years and is experienced in auto, bike and boat repair.
    He specializes in auto body and mechanic services.
    Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Flanagan among Farm Credit director candidates

    Dan Flanagan of Campbellsville is among the 11 farmers nominated to fill five board of director positions at Farm Credit Services of Mid-America.
    Farm Credit Services of Mid-America is one of the largest agriculture lending cooperatives in the nation serving farmers and agribusinesses throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and Tennessee. The cooperative’s 73,000 voting stockholders will be casting their ballots starting in September.
    Flanagan, who has served on the FCS board since 2007, will be running against John Kuegel Jr. of Owensboro.

  • Bluegrass Cellular asks community to help select battles in the bluegrass football rivalries

    Bluegrass Cellular is calling on the community to select its featured 2011 Battles in the Bluegrass football rivalry games. Battles in the Bluegrass is a high school sports program that features rivalry football games across the state. The program is part of Bluegrass Cellular’s ongoing support of community high school athletics.

  • McDonald’s offers MAC grants to support hands-on education

    For the ninth consecutive year, Kentuckiana middle school teachers will have the opportunity to “Make Activities Count” in the classroom through McDonald’s MAC Grant program, which rewards teachers for innovation and creativity in the classroom by providing funding for hands-on classroom activities.

  • Study finds adult day care services reduce stress of family caregivers

    In the first known study to clearly demonstrate that adult day services is effective in helping reduce stress on family caregivers, Penn State researchers have determined stress is reduced by an average of 66 percent in caregivers who use adult day care services.  

  • TRH recognizes new team members

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized new team members for their first 90 days of service with a breakfast in their honor.

    Those honored were Lemuel Baker, surgical services; Natalie Benedict, HCIS; Tiffany Cox, accounting; Billy Dengel, transitional care; Cody Drury, HCIS; Karla Goodwin, ER; Ashley Lee, respiratory care; Beth Lee, rehab services;

  • Tucker wins Community Trust contest

    Bradley Tucker, left, is the winner of last week’s Community Trust Bank Guess the Weight contest. Tucker correctly guessed the weight of a watermelon at the bank’s Broadway office. Barry Pennington, Community Trust Bank senior loan officer, presented Tucker with a watermelon.

  • Campbellsville Police investigating counterfeit bills

    Campbellsville Police are investigating several cases involving the circulation of counterfeit $50 bills.
    According to a Campbellsville Police report, the bills that have been passed at local businesses have the serial number AB74657610E. However, police warn, all counterfeit bills may not have the same serial number.
    Anyone who accepts what they believe may be a counterfeit bill is asked to contact Campbellsville Police at 465-4122.