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Today's News

  • Prenatal class graduates 4 couples

    Four couples graduated from prenatal and childbirth classes at Taylor Regional Hospital in August. The classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at Taylor Regional Hospital's meeting room. This is a five-week series and is free to anyone delivering at TRH. The class is taught by Jenny Dobson, RN, CLC, CCE. Those in the class, include: Tiffany and Judy Benningfield; Jillian and Andrew Morgan; Paige and Shaun Hord, and Jessica and Jamie Browning, all of Campbellsville.

  • Dr. Asser El-Atfy honored as a Fellow

    Dr. Asser El-Atfy was recently elected a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. El-Atfy attended the ACCP annual meeting in October, where he was officially recognized as a Fellow.

    The ACCP is a not-for-profit medical society representing 16,500 members in more than 100 countries. Members include specialist physicians, allied health professionals and Ph.D.s focusing on diseases of the chest.

  • Williams named associate at Louisville law firm

    A Taylor County native has been named as an associate at Greenebaum Doll & McDonald law firm.

    Nathan D. Williams has joined the firm as an associate in the litigation and dispute resolution practice group in Louisville.

    He received a B.S. degree in agricultural economics, with summa cum laude honors, from the University of Kentucky and his J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law.

    Wiliams is a native of Campbellsville and a 2001 graduate of Taylor County High School.

  • God's Friendship Chapel has new pastor

    God's Friendship Chapel has a new pastor, Bro. Dennis Pennick and his wife Brenda, formerly of Greensburg.

  • Jessie earns agriculture scholarship

    John Baxter Jessie, a senior at the University of Kentucky, has recently been awarded The John A. Moser Scholarship in the College of Agriculture for the 2007-2008 academic year.

    This award is based on academic performance, leadership roles and a personal essay.

    Jessie is the son of Doug and Vicki Mullins of Campbellsville and the late Keith Jessie. He will graduate in May 2008 with a degree in agriculture economics. He is working at Overbrook Farm in Lexington, founded by the late W.T. Young.

  • Intrepid Home Health helps celebrate National Home Care Month

    More than 11 million Americans receive home-delivered health care. In their honor, Intrepid USA Home Health, 296 Campbellsville Bypass, joins the National Association for Home Care & Hospice in celebrating November as National Home Care Month under the theme, "Compassionate Health Care Delivered to Your Doorstep."

  • Taylor County Elementary announces annual food drive results

    Taylor County Elementary student collected 2,704 food items in order to help stock the local food pantry.

    Students were challenged to bring in the most items for their classrooms, and grade level popcorn parties would be awarded for their efforts.

    TCES Safety Patrol members promoted the event, with help from their sponsor Melissa Lawson and co-assistants Kathy Begley and Gwen Skaggs.

  • More than 600 learn more about diabetes at Health Expo

    Patty Burton and Shirley Roberson, senior health educators for the Lake Cumberland District Health Department, provided informational materials on diabetes at their booth at Lake Cumberland Health Expo.

    Burton works in Pulaski County, and Roberson covers Russell County. They helped staff the booth, one of 50 or so exhibits at the Expo, hosted by LCDHD on Nov. 16, at The Center for Rural Development.

    More than 600 people registered for the event, which included breakout sessions with guest speakers, exercise and cooking demonstrations and free health screenings.

  • Taylor County area host families needed now

    Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic semester home stay programs, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families.

    The students are awaiting news of their new families. These young ambassadors are looking forward to fulfilling their life-long dreams.

  • County mulls subdivision regulations

    Taylor County residents who own property outside the City limits might soon have a few regulations to follow when dividing and selling their land.

    Magistrates will discuss the adoption of County subdivision regulations at the next Fiscal Court meeting.

    The discussion stems from several months of debate on the cost and maintenance of gravel roads.

    Magistrates voted 4-2 at the last Fiscal Court meeting to no longer accept gravel roads into the County road system.