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Today's News

  • Sanders presents arthritis symposium

    Dr. Richard A. Sanders, board certified orthopedic surgeon, spoke to a crowd of about 85 individuals at the May 22 educational program titled "Arthritis, Tendonitis and Bursitis."

    The program was at the Taylor County Extension Office with the Taylor County Extension Homemakers providing refreshments. The event also offered informational booths and screenings by TRH Rehab Services, TRH Home Health & TRH Massage Therapy. The program was sponsored by Genzyme, Humana, GlaxoSmithKline, Advanced Technologies & DeRoyal.

  • Hospital Board meeting changed

    Taylor Regional Hospital's regular Board of Trustees meeting has been rescheduled. The meeting, originally scheduled for June 23, is now set for June 25 at noon. The meeting will be in the hospital's board room.

  • Horse shows kick off Taylor County Fair

    The Taylor County Fair kicks off Saturday with a horse show for children and another for adults.

    Youth Horse Show

    The Taylor County Youth Horse Show will begin at 4 p.m. at the Taylor County Fairgrounds.

  • Two arrested, charged with burglary

    Two men have been arrested and charged with burglary.

    According to a report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Rodney Cox, the sheriff's department received a call about a burglary near Meadow Creek Road at about noon.

    The report states Cox found Travis J. Sartain, 24, of 147 Candler Court in Athens, Ga. and Samuel S. Jenkins, 20, of 1142 Jenkins St. in Monticello while recording the report of the robbery.

    Sartain and Jenkins were arrested and charged with burglary. Sartain was also charged with driving on a suspended license and possession of marijuana.

  • Pinching Pennies

    The 55th annual WHAS-TV's Crusade for Children collected a record $5.3 million this past weekend, up about $100,000 from last year's tally, according to WHAS11.com.

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Departments, along with community volunteers, Boy Scouts and students from Campbellsville Middle School, collected $26,455.85. That amount is down $11,699.97 from last year, according to Campbellsville Fire Chief Allen Johnson.

  • Board chair questions committee's objectivity

    The committee that spent the past year studying a drug-testing policy for Taylor County schools will reconvene.

    Taylor County School Board approved the policy in April. However, after passing a motion to table the approval of a drug testing company, Board members expressed concerns about the lack of objectivity the Committee has shown during its regular meeting Tuesday night.

    The committee only talked to Russell Springs-based Premier Drug Testing, according to Board Chairman Tony Davis, before recommending that company to the Board in April.

  • Medical Reserve Corps seeks volunteers

    The Lake Cumberland Medical Reserve Corps is seeking volunteers.

    MRC units are community based and function as a way to locally organize volunteers - both medical and non-medical - to supplement existing local emergency and public health resources.

    MRC Units are comprised of individuals who are pre-identified, pre-credentialed and pre-trained to deploy in the event of an emergency as well as to assist in educating our communities.

  • County receives grant to continue small business program

    Taylor County's Microenterprise Training Program has received a funding boost from the state.

    Gov. Steve Beshear, in conjunction with the Governor's Office for Local Development, has awarded a $50,000 Community Development Block Grant to continue to provide support for Taylor County's program.

    Originated in 1998, the program provides beginning, intermediate and advanced levels of training and technical assistance for existing and potential small business owners with five employees or less in areas such as business development, job development and housing development.

  • Relay for Life exceeds goal

    This year's Relay for Life not only topped last year's fundraising total, organizers says it beat the group's goal by more than $6,000.

    Wow!

    Combined with more than $50,000 from the St. Baldrick's cancer fundraiser in March, the total Campbellsville and Taylor County has raised for cancer research is awesome.

    Cancer affects all of us in one way or another, whether it's through ourselves or a family member. It's up to all of us to support the effort to find a cure.

  • Suzanne Sowards-Hamm named directors of business development

    A former Campbellsville woman has joined n-tara interactive, an award-winning interactive agency serving the Fortune 1000 based in Johnson City, Tenn.

    Suzanne Sowards-Hamm and Tim Story recently joined the company as directors of business development. Sowards-Hamm is formerly from Campbellsville.

    They will be responsible for developing and managing new client relationships and consulting with customers to develop best-in-class interactive solutions.