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  • 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.

  • Two charged with assaulting man with machete

    Two Campbellsville men have been arrested and charged with first-degree assault after they allegedly cut another man with a machete.
    Arrest warrants were issued Friday, July 29 for Jeremy Hicks, 20, of 2078 Tebbs Bend Road and Christopher A. Couch, 20, of 444 Gerard Lane.
    Hicks was arrested at 4:02 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, and Couch was arrested Sunday, July 31 at 11:10 a.m.
    According to the arrest warrants, Hicks and Couch allegedly attacked a man on July 29 with a machete. Court records state that the man suffered multiple cuts as a result.

  • Indiana man charged with carrying concealed weapon

    An Indiana man was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon after local law enforcement found a handgun in his vehicle.
    Robert A. Miller II, 30, of 2155 E. 28th Ave. in Hobart was arrested at 12:18 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 1.
    According to an arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Scotty Perian was helping a Taylor County Sheriff’s Deputy process a crime scene at a local convenient store when Miller drove into the parking lot.

  • Saloma Road home destroyed by fire

    A Saloma Road home was destroyed by fire last Monday night.
    According to a Taylor County Volunteer Fire Department report, firefighters were dispatched to 9464 Saloma Road at 8:22 p.m. where they discovered a mobile home on fire.
    According to the report, homeowner Kevin Davis was home at the time.
    Twenty-six firefighters responded with three engines and were on the scene for about two hours.
    The cause of the fire is still undetermined but is believed to have ignited in the living room.