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  • School menus for March 26-30

    Campbellsville Independent

    March 26-30

    Monday - Burrito with cheese sauce, buttered peas, Spanish rice, fruit juicee and milk.

    Tuesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, tossed salad, hash brown, pineapple tidbits, garlic bread and milk.

    Wednesday - Soft chicken tacos with lettuce and cheese, refried beans, pears and milk.

    Thursday - Pizza, buttered corn, apple, chocolate pudding, vanilla wafers and milk.

    Friday - Professional Development. No school.

  • Schools donate to West Liberty tornado victims

     

    Members of the Campbellsville High School Beta Club, along with the Campbellsville Elementary School Safety Patrol, are shown with a portion of the items they donated to help tornado victims in West Liberty.

    The Campbellsville Middle School Beta club members are not pictured but also collected $300 to be used to purchase items for the community.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week for March 12-19.

    From left are freshman Callie Botkin, sophomore Rebecca Cross, junior Anna Scott and senior Courtney Hunt.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of March 9.

    They are, from left, kindergartener Dawson Creason, first-grader Sierra DeMers, second-grader Rachel Cowherd, third-grader Abbi Brock and fourth- and fifth-graders Andrew Cox and Evan Humphress.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Good Deed winners for the week of March 13.

    They are MaKenzie Barr, Alex Price, Mercedes Clifton, Kenzie Sprowles and Dayton White.

  • Recycling center compliance issues resolved

    Campbellsville’s top official says “noncompliance” to state regulations at the city’s recycling center has been corrected.

    At the Tuesday, March 13, meeting of the Taylor County Fiscal Court, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers told magistrates that he isn’t sure the county taking over operation of the recycling center is a good idea.

  • Green River Lake group seeking friends, supporters

     

    They’re looking for a few good friends.

    The Friends of Green River Lake group has been in existence for about two years now, and stands at about 45 to 50 strong. But there’s always room for more friends.

    Shawn Canada, the group’s treasurer, says the group is working on many projects, from installing new signs at campground trails to hosting an outdoor event for children.

  • Friendship Schoolhouse repairs nearly complete

     

    “When we’re finished, this will be the best-looking one room schoolhouse in the state,” says Taylor County Superintendent Roger Cook.
    Cook and other school personnel began work last week to renovate Friendship Schoolhouse.

  • Swing into Spring


    As spring arrived last week, many Taylor Countians were busy outdoors, enjoying the warm, sunny weather.

  • Two injured in collision in front of Campbellsville Elementary

    Two Campbellsville women were injured in a two-vehicle collision on West Main Street in front of Campbellsville Elementary Wednesday.
    According to a Campbellsville Police news release, Olivia Gabehart was driving a 2009 Nissan when she rear-ended a 1995 Nissan driven by Thereasaann Drew.
    Gabehart was taken to Taylor Regional Hospital by family members, while Drew was transported by Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS. Both were treated and released.
    Drew’s passenger, a 3-year-old who was not identified in the news release, was not injured.