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Today's News

  • Citizens Bank donates $10,000 to CU

    Citizens Bank & Trust Co. has contributed $10,000 toward the Writing Center at Campbellsville University.

    The mission of the Writing Center is to enhance learning in all content areas by providing extra assistance as needed. Students may receive assistance with writing techniques, editing, proofing and referencing skills.

    Students may also use one of the 15 new computer workstations updated with Windows Vista to enhance various classroom assignments.

  • Local artist supports TRH Gala by completing cookbook cover

    Betty Jo Shuffett of Greensburg recently completed a likeness of Taylor Regional Hospital in support of the hospital's annual Gala.

    Shuffett's artwork will be featured on the cover of a cookbook, which will be sold as a fundraiser in support of the Gala planned for this fall.

    The cookbook is a collection of recipes from TRH team members and will be available for sale in the next month. The cost of the cookbook will be $15.

    Shuffett donated more than half the value of her artwork for use on the cookbook cover.

  • Full-time medical oncologist now available at TRH

    Dr. Zewdu Lissanu, a board certified medical oncologist, has joined the active medical staff at Taylor Regional Hospital.

    Lissanu is available Monday through Friday at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at Taylor Regional Hospital.

    "This is a wonderful addition to our already outstanding cancer center," says Jane Wheatley, CEO. "Dr. Lissanu is a very caring physician who focuses on the needs of the patient as his primary concern. The addition of Dr. Lissanu as a full time medical oncologist at TRH enables us to better meet the needs of our patients."

  • Farm Credit offering scholarships

    Farm Credit Services of Mid-America - a $13 billion agriculture lending cooperative serving farmers and rural America in Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and Tennessee - re-affirmed its commitment to educational success by making $36,000 in scholarships available in 2008 to children of members who are studying agriculture or business at four-year universities.

    Eighteen scholarships - valued at $2,000 each - will be awarded based on academic record, leadership qualities and community involvement.

  • Alex Montgomery Chevrolet forges partnership with youth baseball

    Alex Montgomery Chevrolet, 200 North Bypass, is developing a partnership with Campbellsville Youth Baseball through the Chevy Youth Baseball program. It will include both monetary and equipment donations during the 2008 Little League baseball season.

    Now in its third year, Chevy Youth Baseball is an initiative that establishes a positive relationship between local dealers and the communities they serve. Alex Montgomery partnered with Campbellsville Youth Baseball because of the league's proximity to the dealership.

  • Kessler Auction & Realty wins 2 awards

    John and John Wayne Kessler of Kessler Auction & Realty Co. were winners of two advertising awards given out at the 51st annual convention of the Kentucky Auctioneers Association held recently in Bowling Green.

    The Kesslers won "Best Auction Web Site in Kentucky" and "Best Company Promotion" for a brochure they produced about their company.

    This is the third time their Web site, www.kesslerauction.com, has been entered and the third time it has won.

  • Party Shop moves to Casey Street

    The Party Shop, owned by Danna and Gary Scott, recently relocated to 121 Casey Street Suite F, across from Jim-E-Lube. The Party Shop offers birthday party supplies and dcor, bridal shower supplies and dcor, bachelorette/bachelor party supplies, cake decorating supplies and balloon bouquet delivery.

  • Russell joins Transforming Edgez

    Dana Russell has joined the staff at Transforming Edgez, 138 Campbellsville Bypass, Suite 3.

    Russell has more than 20 years of experience.

    She specializes in family hair care, perms and waxes.

  • Kessler named to KAA board

    John Wayne Kessler, apprentice auctioneer and sales associate with Kessler Auction & Realty Co., has been elected to a one-year term on the Kentucky Auctioneers Association board of directors.

    Kessler's election occurred during the KAA's annual convention recently in Bowling Green.

    Kessler becomes the youngest person ever elected to the association's board of directors.

    The KAA was founded in 1958 and its membership is made up of professional auctioneers from across the state.

  • Kentucky Heartland Outreach is seeking families in need of home repairs

    Kentucky Heartland Outreach will be awarded a grant from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund administered by the Kentucky Housing Corporation.

    As a result, KHO is currently taking applications from low-income families in Taylor and Green counties who are in need of home repair. The repairs will be completed in the summer of 2008 and are totally free of charge to the homeowner.

    The deadline for applications is Feb. 29.