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  • TRH welcomes new staff members

    Taylor Regional Hospital had a reception on Sept. 13 to welcome Dr. Kathy Bruner, pathologist; Dr. Susan Burress, OB/GYN; Dr. Heather Wise, pediatric dentist; Heidi Lee, ARNP; Dennis Wooley, ARNP; Nan Pack, PA-C; Betty Alexander, nursing services administrator; Lorie Richerson, Med/Surg director; and Wade Squires, ER director. From left: Squires, Richerson, Lee, Wise and Alexander.

  • TCHS yearbooks on sale

    It's time to order your 2008 Taylor County High School Yearbook, "The Cardinal."

    Orders may be placed online at www.yearbooksonsale.com or by calling (866) 282-1516.

  • All in a day's work

    Campbellsville National Bank used a 63-hour window of opportunity to tear down a 17-year-old structure on East Broadway and move its banking offices into a new facility nearly in the same spot.

    "It took a lot of coordination and a flurry of activity," CNB President Leroy Bratcher said Monday. "But we did it."

  • Health Department open new facility

    Taylor County Health Department, City, County and state officials were on hand for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the health department's new location on the Campbellsville Bypass. The department will open its new location on Wednesday, Dec. 12.

  • Greek Revival

    Seventh grade students at Campbellsville Middle School in Shamarie Claiborne's and Farrah Hord's social studies classes recently collaborated and created an interactive unit on Greece.

    Students wrote historical fiction papers and created ancient artifacts as well as time capsules. They presented their time capsules at a Greek festival in which students dressed as Greek citizens and sampled Greek foods.

  • Abell art is part of statewide exhibit

    Tiffany Abell, a Campbellsville High School ninth-grader, has her artwork, "Sharpie," displayed as a part of the Very Special Arts exhibit. Her work was one of just 34 art pieces chosen from more than 115 entries statewide. Her artwork is traveling throughout the state in a display that began at a conference at the Galt House in Louisville on Nov. 19-20. A copy of her print is on display at Campbellsville High School in the art hallway. Abell's entry was submitted by Angela Brasser, Campbellsville High School art teacher.

  • Man faces rape, sodomy charges

    A Missouri man has been indicted on charges that accuse him of raping and sodomizing a juvenile.

    Corey M. Caldwell, 29, of 4141 Chrysler Ave. in Independence was indicted Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    Caldwell was charged with third-degree rape and third-degree sodomy.

    According to the indictment, Caldwell is accused of having sexual intercourse with a person younger than 16 in November 2006 and August 2007.

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Greg Brown investigated.

  • Police briefs

    Police investigate business burglaries Campbellsville Police are investigating the burglaries of two local businesses. According to a news release, during the overnight hours of Dec. 1 or the early morning hours of Dec. 2, Due Dirty Laundry and Sonshine Natural Foods were broken into. Police have no released information concerning what was taken at the businesses, which are located next to each other on Nancy Cox Drive. Campbellsville Police Lt. Terry Lile and Officer Travis Begley are investigating.

  • 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.