Today's News

  • 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.

  • 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.