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  • Accounting service opens

    A grand opening and ribbon cutting was recently hosted at Campbellsville Professional Accounting Services, 107 Central Plaza. Pictured above are founder Robert Rogers and his granddaughter Lindsey Burgess. Burgess has a bachelor's degree in accounting and is qualified in QuickBooks Pro Advisor, is an Advanced Agriculture Tax Specialist and has a master's in accounting and financial management. She will be taking the CPA exam after this tax season. She's a resident of LaRue County. Also pictured are accountant clerk Patricia Drumm along with other local representatives.

  • Southern States releases year-end financial report

    Board and management leaders from Southern States, Campbellsville Service, heard reports of the company's fiscal year financial results at a conference in late November in Bardstown.

    Jeremy Sollberger, management representative; and Scott Sprowles, board representative; learned that Southern States:

    - Had the best year in a decade and one of the best operating performances in its history.

    - Had sales in fiscal year 2007 of $1.7 billion, a $100 million increase from 2006.

  • Police briefs

    One injured in one-vehicle collision

    A Campbellsville woman was injured Sunday in a one-vehicle collision on Long Branch Road.

    According to a report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy William Rice, Delia Jeffries, 46, of Bear Track Road was traveling south at 12:44 p.m. on Long Branch Road.

    The report states Jeffries lost control of her 2002 Jeep Liberty, ran off the road into a ditch and struck a tree.

  • Campbellsville National opens new building

    Campbellsville National Bank officially opened its new facility on Dec. 14 with a Chamber-sponsored ribbon cutting at its East Broadway location.

    Terry E. Forcht, founder, president and majority share owner of Campbellsville National Bank, said the new building will allow the bank to expand the level of community banking currently offered in Campbellsville.

  • Bertram, Cox & Miller Law office opens

    The combination of a couple of law offices in Campbellsville has also led to the transformation of a familiar, historic building.

    The law offices of Bertram, Cox & Miller, 321 E. Main St., were given a community introduction when the Chamber hosted a ribbon cutting and the law firm hosted an open house Dec. 7.

  • Students reach goal of reading 1,000 books

    On Nov. 13, Karen Skaggs' second-grade class at Campbellsville Elementary School celebrated reading and testing on more than 1,000 books.

    Their goal was to read 1,000 books before Christmas, but students reached their goal before Halloween.

    Students were treated to a day that began with breakfast and included snacks and pizza in the afternoon.

  • TCHS Students of the Week for 12-10

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for the week of Dec. 10 are, from left, Megan Romines, Rebekah Phillips, Kayla Raganas, Justin Robinette and Tina Pleva. Not picture ar Jed Bright, Savannah Gregory, Casey Seaborne and Rachel Wise.

  • Man gets eight years on drug charges

    A Campbellsville man has been sentenced to eight years in prison on drug and other charges.

    Jonathan James Gurley, 19, of 701 S. Columbia Avenue in Campbellsville appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram on Tuesday, Dec. 4 for sentencing in four separate cases.

  • Farm Bureau wins Gold Star Award

    Taylor County Farm Bureau was recognized for its women's program with the 2007 Gold Star Award of Excellence, during the recent Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting in Louisville.

    Carol Sullivan, Taylor County Farm Bureau women's committee chair, accepted the award from Cathy Pleasants, Kentucky Farm Bureau state women's chair, during a Dec. 7 recognition and awards program.

  • Flu vaccine still available

    Kentucky Department for Public Health officials are reminding Kentuckians that it's not too late to get vaccinated against the flu, especially during this holiday season.

    "Now is a good time to protect yourself and your family by putting a flu shot on your holiday list," stated William Hacker, M.D., commissioner of DPH and acting undersecretary for health at the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.