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  • Beating the odds: Man outlives doctors' predictions

    He was told he had only three or four days left to live. But nearly four years later, Jimmie Brockman says he's still alive because of his faith in God.

    Brockman, now 62, had lost about 40 pounds in the spring of 2003. He was working eight- to 10-hour days in quality control at Parker-Kalon and was spending three or four hours each night on his farm raising Angus cattle.

  • Louisville man gets two years on drug charges

    A Louisville man has had his diversion revoked and will spend two years in prison on drug and other charges.

    Timothy John Greene, 25, of 6502 Six Mile Lane in Louisville appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram on Tuesday, Nov. 20.

  • Students create solar system model

    Campbellsville Middle School students in Jan Speer's sixth grade science classes made scaled models of the solar system. They formed the size of the planets based upon the size of the sun, which was calculated by using a formula found on the Internet. Kyler Tucker and Spencer Yaden show their final project to the class.

  • Wilson to participate in All-State Choir

    Morgan Wilson, an eighth-grade student at Taylor County Middle School, was recently selected to participate in the 2008 Kentucky Junior High All-State Choir in Louisville, which will take place on Feb. 7.

    Wilson is one of only 215 students chosen to participate in this honor choir from students who auditioned all over the state of Kentucky.

    She is the daughter of Shannon and Susie Wilson and the granddaughter of C.G. and Lynda Collins, Donna Wilson and Mike Wilson.

    Anyone wishing to attend the concert can order tickets beginning Dec. 6 at www.kentuckycenter.org.

  • Toys for Tots Radiothon set for Friday

    The 2007 Q-104 Toys for Tots Radiothon is set for Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. on WCKQ-FM 104.1.

    The drive raises needed money to assist needy children in Taylor County with toys for Christmas.

    Community leaders will join on-air personalities Rob Collins, Cat Michaels and Brandon Reed along with other guests throughout the day to solicit donations.

    This marks the 19th year that Q-104's fundraising efforts have existed.

    Funds raised will go toward the purchase of toys that will be distributed by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue on Christmas Eve.

  • Writers of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary students who were recently recognized as Writer of the Week for their grades are, from left: Bryce Richardson, Haley Mitchell, Jamie Cox, Brody Weeks and Brooke Harris.

  • 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:

  • 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: