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Today's News

  • Kearney joins Army

    Jordan D. Kearney has joined the United States Army under the Delayed Entry Program.

    The program gives young men and women the opportunity to delay entering active duty for up to one year.

    The enlistment gives the new soldier the option to learn a new skill, travel and become eligible to receive as much as $50,000 toward a college education. After completion of basic military training, soldiers receive advanced individual training in their career job specialty prior to being assigned to their first permanent duty station.

  • Metzmeier honored for his work in long-term care

    Don Metzmeier, a fixture in the Campbellsville nursing home business, was honored with a Chairman's Citation for his years working in long-term care at the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities' Annual Awards Night.

    The Chairman's Citation spotlights an individual who has dedicated their lives to improving the providing quality care to the state's elderly and disabled. The Metzmeier family owned and operated Metzmeier Nursing Home in Campbellsville for more than 40 years.

  • John Gaines receives TRH's Hero Award

    John Gaines received the Taylor Regional Hospital Hero Award on Nov. 13 at the TRH Annual Service Awards Banquet at Campbellsville University.

    Gaines is a 28-year team member at Taylor Regional Hospital and is the team leader in the plant operations department. The following was said about Gaines on his nomination form:

  • Taylor Regional Hospital presents service awards

    Taylor Regional Hospital had its annual service award presentation on Nov. 13 at Campbellsville University.

    The Quarter Century Club, retirees, Legend, Hero and retiring board members were honored as well.

    Those receiving awards:

  • CU orchestra fall concert set for Dec. 6

    The Campbellsville University Orchestra will present its annual fall concert on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel on the campus of Campbellsville University.

    The concert will be conducted by Dr. J. Robert Gaddis, dean of the School of Music. The program is free and open to the public.

  • Bill Winfrey receives TRH's Legend Award

    Bill Winfrey received the Taylor Regional Hospital Legend Award on Nov. 13 at the TRH Annual Service Awards Banquet at Campbellsville University.

    Winfrey, a 27-year team member of Taylor Regional Hospital, is director of the environmental services department. The following was said about Winfrey on his nomination form:

  • Teachers help prepare middle schoolers for high school

    To help with the transitions from middle school to high school, Campbellsville High School teachers Ben Davis and Kirby Smith recently visited Campbellsville Middle School to speak to the students about high school expectations and academic offerings. Davis is pictured discussing with students Ricky Vannice, Mason Wethington, Nicky Lamer and Rashaud Bomar ways to prepare for high school.

  • BackPack Program feeds local hungry children

    Last year, the Taylor County BackPack Program was implemented in local school systems through the cooperative efforts of Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center, Taylor County Family Resource Center, Taylor County Youth Services Center, Campbellsville Head Start and Taylor County Head Start in partnership with Taylor County Cooperative Extension Service.

    The Taylor County BackPack Program identifies students who might be at risk of having an inadequate food supply in their homes. Many students have little or no food except for free or reduced-priced school meals.

  • TRH has class on how to help children to cope with loss

    Taylor Regional Hospital hosted a class entitled, "Kids Hurt Too - Helping Children Cope with Loss," on Nov. 28 from 10 until noon. The class was taught by Cynthia L. White, M.Ed.

    This workshop was for nurses, doctors, social workers, counselors, parents and other adults who were interested in gaining knowledge and skills in how children grieve and how to help them cope with loss.

  • Annual candle lighting ceremony is Dec. 9

    The annual Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 9.

    The U.S. Senate has, for several years, joined in the Worldwide Candle Lighting remembrance by unanimously passing resolutions at the request of the Compassionate Friends, declaring the second Sunday in December of each year as National Children's Memorial Day.