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Today's News

  • Hello?

    Those who talk on their cell phones while driving might soon have to hang up.

    A bill filed last November in the Kentucky General Assembly could make talking on a cell phone while driving against the law.

    House Bill 56 seeks to make using a wireless communication device while driving on a public highway an offense that carries a fine of as much as $100.

    According to the bill, the use of cell phones while driving will be prohibited unless a driver safely moves out of the flow of traffic, exits to a safe area and comes to a complete stop.

  • TRH to host health fair

    Taylor Regional Hospital will have a community health fair on Saturday, April 19 from 8 a.m. until noon in the Taylor County High School gymnasium.

    Booth space is still available for this community event.

    If you would like to reserve a booth or have questions, call the Taylor Regional Hospital Public Relations Department at 789-5814.

  • Public record for March 17

    Traffic

    Jordan Druin, 20, of Bramlett Road in Greensburg, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $148.

    Mark A. Dulworth, 47, of Tebbs Bend Road in Campbellsville, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, second offense, $817, seven days in jail, alcohol drug education program, license suspended for 12 months; one headlight, dismissed; driving on a license suspended for DUI, amended to driving on a suspended/revoked operator's license, 30 days in jail probated for 24 months; failure to wear seat belts, $25.

  • TRH to implement new PACS imaging technology

    Taylor Regional Hospital is taking radiology to the next level by installing PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System) by AMICAS. The new PACS system enables images such as X-rays and scans to be stored electronically and viewed on monitors, so that doctors and other healthcare professionals can access the information quickly and compare it with previous images, if necessary, at the touch of a button.

  • Citizens Bank gives to City Schools

    Citizens Bank President Mark Johnson presented the Campbellsville Independent School Board with a check for $10,000 to be used to enhance the use of technology. Pictured are, from left: Board members Mitch Overstreet, Joe Walters, Barkley Taylor and Angie Johnson, Johnson, Superintendent Diane Woods-Ayers, Chief Information Officer Virgil Parker and Board member Suzanne Wilson.

  • Legg celebrates birthday

    Jace Legg celebrated his second birthday on Jan. 23. He is the son of Jennifer Gribbins and Josh Fenwick. His grandparents are Mike Gribbins of Campbellsville, Danny and Gayle Fenwick of Springfield and the late Penny Nalley. Great-grandparents are Clarence and Wanda Perkins of Lebanon.

  • TRH ICU honored

    The Intensive Care Unit and The Women's Center at Taylor Regional Hospital were presented awards at the 2007 TRH Service Awards on Nov. 13. Both departments scored in the 75th percentile for patient satisfaction with HealthStream, formerly the Jackson Organization. HealthStream is the organization that provides patient satisfaction testing for TRH and has a nationwide database by which comparisons are made.

  • Taylor Board gives initial OK to drug testing

    Taylor County School Board has taken the first step toward approving a random drug-testing policy.

    During its regular meeting last Tuesday, the Board heard from Taylor County High teacher Debbie Hinton on the cost and need for such a policy. Hinton is a member of a committee appointed to study the issue.

    If approved, students who participate in extracurricular activities or drive to school would be subject to random drug tests. Hinton said the test should be given four times a year.

  • Amedisys acquires Family Home Health Care

    Amedisys Inc. announced recently that it has acquired Family Home Health Care in Campbellsville.

    Family Home Health Care will continue serving the area, and the present staff will remain in place. The agency is located at 175 W. Beartrack Road and operates under the leadership of Sandra Morgan, RN.

  • Man gets first handicapped motorcycle

    He used to help keep us on time. Now he spends his time promoting wheelchair accessible motorcycles.

    Former Campbellsville resident Larry Curry moved to Dyersburg, Tenn. about 10 years ago. Before that, he had owned and operated Campbellsville Watch Repair downtown for about 20 years.

    When Fruit of the Loom closed its doors in 1998, Curry said, his business suffered greatly. He eventually had to close his doors, too.

    "Ninety percent of my customers were from Fruit of the Loom," he said.