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Today's News

  • TRH names Nurse of the Year and Nurse Extender of the Year

    Taylor Regional Hospital had its annual Nurse of the Year and Nurse Extender of the Year Awards on May 5 in conjunction with the Blessing of the Hands Ceremony. The Nurse of the Year and Nurse Extender of the Year are chosen by their peers.

    The Nurse of the Year is Nichole Gwilliam. Other nominees were: Erin Albertson, RN; and Kim Bowman, RN.

    Gwilliam has been a team member at TRH since 2007 and is a charge nurse. She and her husband Will have two children, Alaina and David.

    Some comments made about Gwilliam were:

  • Wise, Jones honored with wedding shower

    Hannah Wise and Weston Jones were honored with a wedding shower on April 25 at the home of Charles and Mina Hedgespeth. Pictured are, from left, Vienise Hash, hostess; Doris Hansford, the groom's grandmother; Karen Jones, the groom's mother; Weston and Hannah; Carla Milsap, the bride's mother; Wanda Carroll, the bride's grandmother; Shirley Underwood, Glenda Frost, Mina Hedgespeth and Connie Edelen, hostesses.

  • Public record for May 22

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    Nathan A. Bell, no age given, of Campbellsville Road in Liberty, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, $667, alcohol drug education program, license suspended for 90 days.

    Dustin Bond, 19, of McClelland Court in Campbellsville, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $158, state traffic school; failure to wear seat belts, license to be in possession, proof filed, dismissed.

    Timothy A. Bragg, 38, of North Jackson Street in Campbellsville, failure to wear seat belts, $25; failure of owner to maintain required insurance, proof filed, dismissed.

  • Reality comes to town

    Staff Report

    Nearly 300 middle school eighth-graders participated in an exercise last week that tested their ability to face reality.

    Called Reality Town, the annual project pretends that each student is 28 years old and is the sole supporter in their household. Some students were lucky enough to have children, but maybe not so lucky when it came time to come up with the money to help raise that family.

  • Journalism students bring home 11 awards from state contest

    The Taylor County High School Journalism Department won 11 awards at the 2008 Kentucky High School Journalism Association State Contest on May 7 at the Clarion Conference Center in Louisville.

    The school's 2007 yearbook, the Cardinal, finished third place overall in Class AAA behind Bowling Green and Louisville Assumption.

    The school's broadcast, Taylor News Today, finished third overall in Class AAA behind Louisville Waggoner and South Oldham.

    TCHS also received the following:

  • Grace Notes - The last get first dibs

    Recently, I cleaned out the kitchen junk drawer and came across the coveted Granola Eating Spoon. Technically, it's a sugar spoon: short and round, the perfect size for eating cereal, especially granola, because the raisins don't fall off the sides.

    Years ago, for some reason everyone in my family constantly fought over that spoon, and one person in particular went so far as to deliberately get up earlier than anyone else just to be the one to get it before anyone else could.

    It was utterly childish and sparked even more childish squabbles:

  • Allen generations

    Five generations of the Allen family are pictured, from left: McKayla Mardis, Brandon Mardis, Diana Mardis, Mary Helen Sprowles and Emma Allen, who is 95 years old.

  • One in five Kentuckians affected by mental illness

    About 1 million Kentuckians - one in five - will be affected by mental illness in their lifetimes, according to the Kentucky chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and The Kaiser Foundation.

  • Caulk-Graves

    Mr. and Mrs. Robert Douglas Caulk of Campbellsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Casey Douglas Caulk, to David Rhode Graves, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Rhode Graves of Lexington.

    Caulk is the granddaughter of Robert and Lorene Caulk of Campbellsville, Clare Ann Droba of Murrells Inlet, S.C. and the late Joseph Stanley Droba.

    She is a graduate of Campbellsville High School and the University of Kentucky, where she was a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority. Caulk is employed as an advertising Director at CRM Companies in Lexington.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital supports backpack programs

    Taylor Regional Hospital had a basket auction fundraiser for the backpack programs at Taylor County, Campbellsville and Green County school systems.

    The Campbellsville/Taylor County programs received $1,375.18. Darlene Humphress is pictured with Andrea Settle, HR director at TRH.

    The Green County Backpack Program received $687.59. The Green County program is administered by Greensburg United Methodist Church. Pictured is Dale Curry, pastor of GUMC, and Linda Marcum, unit secretary/monitor tech in the ICU at TRH.