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Today's News

  • Family Home Health Care ranked among top 25 percent of home health providers in the country

    Family Home Health Care recently announced that it has been named to the 2008 HomeCare Elite, a compilation of the most successful Medicare-certified home health care providers in the United States.

    This annual review identifies the top 25 percent of agencies, ranked by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, quality improvement and financial performance.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital presents service awards to auxiliary volunteers

    Taylor Regional Hospital Auxiliary Volunteers hosted their annual awards luncheon on Dec. 2 in the hospital's meeting room.

    With 61 workers, the Auxiliary has given 8,085 1/2  volunteer hours in 2008 to assist Taylor Regional Hospital by working at the information desk, surgery department, emergency department, radiology department, cancer center, as greeter and gift shop.

    The Auxiliary also collected canned food items to be donated to the local food pantry as part of their service to the community.

  • Green honored with baby shower

    Ashley Tucker Green was honored with a baby shower Nov. 23 at the home of Janet Mills. She and her husband, David Green, are expecting their first child in January. Pictured are, from left, Carolyn Benningfield and Sharon Lee, hostesses; Debbie Miller, maternal grandmother-to-be; Stephanie Mills Johnson, hostess; Ashley; Susan Phillips, hostess; Karen Green, paternal grandmother-to-be; Mills and Shiela Newcomb, hostesses. Absent from photo is hostess Kelli Howard Shuffett.

  • Russell meets cooking star

    Shandi Russell of Campbellsville met cooking star Rachael Ray during her book signing tour on Dec. 10 at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Lexington. Ray is promoting her new cookbook "THE ORANGE BOOK," which is currently in the Top 10 on the New York Times BestSellers list.

  • Campbellsville Industries recognizes employees

    Campbellsville Industries recently recognized Glenda Britton with a 15-year service award at its annual company banquet, which took place at Campbellsville University's Winters Dinning Hall.

    Darrell Davis and Burr Hearon were each recognized for their 40 years of service and for their individual contributions to the company.

    Campbellsville Industries, "The Steeple People," is the oldest and largest steeple and cupola manufacturer in the United States, and has more than 16,000 installations scattered among the 50 United States and six foreign countries.

  • Carrico named director of radiology

    Debbie Carrico has recently been named as the director of radiology at Taylor Regional Hospital.

    She is a graduate of the University of Louisville and has been employed at TRH for 18 years. During that time, she also served as the cardiac catheterization laboratory coordinator.

    Carrico presently serves on the board of directors of the Marion County Junior Miss program. She is also a past president of the Marion County Business & Professional Women’s Club and a member of the Leadership Lebanon program.

  • Campbellsville man gets five years

    A Campbellsville man has been sentenced to five years in prison for selling cocaine and forging checks.

    Jonathan Darrell "Skeeter" Cox, 39, of 1629 E. Broadway, Lot 9, appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram on Tuesday, Oct. 21 during regular motion hour proceedings.

    Records from Bertram's hearings on that day, however, were not made available until last Wednesday.

  • First Baby

    Taylor Regional Hospital Women's Center had a busy morning on Friday with three cesarean births and one natural birth.

    Joshua Tavion Lee Graves was born at 2:34 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 2. He is the first baby of the New Year to be born at Taylor Regional Hospital.

    "And we've still got one in the back in labor," said Women's Center Director Margaret McVay.

    In all, eight babies were being tended to on Friday at the Women's Center.

  • Forum offers place for discussion

    Can two become one?

    Opportunity comes our way only so often. The question becomes, what do we do with it? Sometimes we do nothing and let it pass. Sometimes we only think about it. Other times we talk about it and make an educated decision, based upon facts, and take action.

    The Campbellsville Independent and the Taylor County school districts are each looking for a new superintendent. Will it be business as usual or is this the time for discussion?

  • Bland is Miss Kentucky Teen

    A local teenager has won the Miss Kentucky Teen USA crown.

    Jefra Bland, 18, competed against 36 other teens from around the state at Murray State University on Dec. 19 and 20.

    Bland is the daughter of Jeff and Vicki Bland of Campbellsville.

    A press release about the pageant, which was hosted in conjunction with the Miss Kentucky USA pageant, was not available until last week.

    On Saturday, Dec. 20, the teenagers from cities around the state competed for the crown in personal interview, physical fitness and evening gown competition.