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Today's News

  • Perkins named director of emergency department

    Roxie Perkins, RN, has recently been named as the director of the emergency department at Taylor Regional Hospital.

    A graduate of Elizabethtown Community College, Perkins has been employed at TRH for eight years. She has nursing experience in the medical/surgical department, ICU and emergency services and management experience as a night shift supervisor.

    She is married to Tim Perkins and has two children, Christopher and Heather.

     

  • Forcht Bank names new relationship officer for Greensburg Banking Center

    Forcht Bank recently announced that Jonathan D. Meadows has been hired as a relationship officer for the group's Greensburg Banking Center.

    In his new role, Meadows will handle all lending and business development for the banking center and also focus on growing customer relations for Forcht Bank in Green County. Before coming to Forcht Bank, Meadows was the finance manager for Goff's Fleetwood Home Center in Campbellsville.

  • Settle named director of physician practices

    Cathy Settle has recently been named director of the Physician Practices at Taylor Regional Hospital.

    Settle has been with The Adanta Group Behavioral Health Services for 20 years, most recently serving as clinical director.

    She has a master of science in social work from the University of Louisville as well as a master of arts in education from Western Kentucky University.

     

  • FFA chapter receives $3,000 from Warner

    A few members of Taylor County Future Farmers of America recently attended a meeting with the Warner Fertilizer Co., at which the chapter received $3,000. For every acre sprayed with Monty's Plant Food, the chapter received a quarter. Larry Strange, the company representative for this area, works with Brandon Cox, manager of Warner Fertilizer, to better improve customer crops and services. Pictured are, from left, Samantha Clark, Strange and Chris Thomas.

  • Republican women elect officers

    Taylor County Republican Women installed officers for 2009 during their Dec. 2 meeting at the home of Brenda Barnett. They are, from left, Frances Phillips, historian; Kathy Larimore, parliamentarian; Margaret Stewart, corresponding secretary; Barnett, secretary; Carol Mobley, first vice president; and Marlyn Shreve, president. Absent from photo are Jewell Rattliff, second vice president; Gladys Montgomery, third vice president; and Mary Ellen Hedgespeth, treasurer.

     

  • Cox honored in MADD publication

    Mothers Against Drunk Driving recently published its fall national donor newsletter issue called "The Road Ahead."

    The newsletter is mailed to donors throughout the country who have made major financial contributions to the organization.

    A photo honoring the late Karen Cox, daughter of Joseph and Frieda Cox of Campbellsville, appears in the issue.

    For each issue of The Road Ahead, selected photos of friends, family and loved ones who have been killed or injured in a drunk driving crash are published.

  • 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.