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Today's News

  • Battlefield Association to have public meeting

    The Tebbs Bend Battlefield Association will have a public meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at the Taylor County Extension Office from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    The meeting is required as a result of an American Battlefield Protection Program grant the group received to help prepare a preservation plan for Tebbs Bend Battlefield.

    At the meeting, Taylor County residents will be encouraged to share their vision of the battlefield over the next 50 to 100 years.

  • Property transfers for Jan. 8

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Haydon Oil Co. of Springfield aka Haydon Oil Co. of Bardstown Road in Springfield to Huddleston & Son LLC of Mile Lane in Campbellsville, a tract of land on the east side of Lebanon Avenue, $100,000.

  • BPW honors locals for community roles

    Campbellsville Business and Professional Women's Club observed National Business and Professional Women's Club Week in October.

    The local club hosted an awards banquet honoring several local people.

    Cheryl Williams received the Rita Goldstein Award; Dr. Frank Cheatham was named Man of the Year; Pat Webster received the Citizen of the Year Award; Connie Phillips was named Woman of Achievement; and Diane Woods-Ayers received the Woman of the Year Award.

  • Public record for Jan. 8

    Traffic

    Adrian S. Cook, 32, of Hatcher Road in Campbellsville, speeding, $181, prepayable.

    Kaylyn R. Boone, no age given, of Stiles Road in New Haven, failure to wear seat belts, $25, prepayable.

    H.J. Banna, 69, of Jamestown Drive in Henderson, speeding, $173, prepayable.

    Michael Lee Benedict, 27, of West Saloma Road in Campbellsville, speeding, $153, state traffic school; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, no/expired registration plates, dismissed.

  • New year, same me

    I don't make New Year's resolutions. It's true I may have "made" one or two in the past for the sake of filling this column space, but, if I did, I had no intention of actually following through with them.

    I admire those who make New Year's resolutions and actually follow through with them. Those people are superheroes in my book.

    It's not that I haven't tried to better myself over the years. I have tried several times and each time, I ended up worse off.

    Case in point - my decision to lose weight.

  • Contract Postal Unit opens at Citizens Bank

    Citizens Bank on East Main Street hosted its contract postal unit - or CPU - grand opening just in time for the holidays.

    Local Chamber of Commerce members and other members of the community attended the event. 

    USPS Contract Postal Unit coordinator Tim Reynolds says he was contacted by Campbellsville Retail Associate Damarco Richardson several months ago requesting the establishment of a CPU in the downtown area.

  • Clark joins G&S Automotive

    Scott Clark has joined G&S Automotive Sales and Service at 1470 S. Columbia Ave. in Campbellsville as a technician.

    Clark, who has 16 years' experience, is ASE master certified and Ford master certified.

    G&S is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturdays by appointments only.

     

  • Wheatley earns top healthcare management credential

    Jane Wheatley, CEO of Taylor Regional Hospital, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation's leading professional society for healthcare leaders.

    The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 30,000 healthcare executives who head our nation's hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE is known for its prestigious credentialing and educational programs.

  • 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.