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  • CES names Writers of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week.

    They are, from left, Jewell Cox, Grant Rinehart, Devin Kinser, Leigh Hicks and Destiny Hicks.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of April 20.

    They are, from left, kindergartener Hayden Ingram, first-grader Jeffrey Sprowles, second-grader Bella Long, third-grader Abby Decker and fourth- and fifth-graders Megan McNear and Mackenzie Larimore.

  • What's on your iPod?

     

    The Campbellsville High School Show Choir presented its "What's On Your iPod?" spring concert on Saturday.

  • Will is opened, discovery continues in murder case

     

    Lab tests are still pending in the case that accuses a local man of killing his great-grandmother.
    Jesse J. Durham, 20, of 102 Eads St. in Campbellsville, was in court on Tuesday before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram for a three-minute hearing to discuss the status of the discovery in his case.
    Durham pleaded not guilty to the charge last month. He faces as much as life in prison. The prosecution has said Durham likely won’t face the death penalty.

  • Local legislators not pleased with another special session

     

  • School district focusing on community's health

    The Campbellsville School District is working to make its students healthier, and now the entire community can get involved, too.
    The District will host an Eagles on the Run 5K run/walk on Saturday, May 5. Events begin at Campbellsville Middle School at 8 a.m.
    Pre-registration is $10 and can be completed online at www.cville.kyschools.us or by picking up a registration form at Campbellsville High School.

  • As daughter's murderer is sentenced, local family finds peace

     

    She was ambitious, loved her family and had gone back to school so she and her children could have a better life.
    But on Jan. 1, 2010, Melissa Bridgewater was shot and killed by her ex-husband, Jerry L. Hudson. She was 45.
    Two weeks ago, Hudson was sentenced to serve 60 years in prison for the murder. Since Hudson is 51 now, he will likely spend the rest of his life in prison.

  • Campbellsville Elementary student finds balloon from Indiana

     

    You never know what you might find in your own yard. Just ask Savanna Brockman. She found a balloon in her yard on Monday that led to a special lesson at school the next day.
    Savanna, the 10-year-old daughter of Bobby and Sonja Brockman, found a gold foil balloon in her yard on Bear Track Road. She noticed that it had a tag on it, which said it came from Indianapolis, Ind.

  • School Menus for April 30-May 4

    Campbellsville Independent

    April 30-May 4

    Monday - Mini corn dogs, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, mandarin oranges and milk.

    Tuesday - Barbecue pork ribs, tater tots, peas and carrots, sherbet and milk.

    Wednesday - Cheeseburger with pickles and onions, french fries, applesauce, Elf Grahams and milk.

    Thursday - Turkey roast, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, mandarin oranges and milk.

  • TCMS student elected Beta vice president

     

    Taylor County Middle School student Madison Lauer was recently elected as Kentucky Junior Beta's vice president at the Beta state convention.

    Lauer is the daughter of Brad and Jennifer Lauer.

    She will represent Kentucky in the national elections in Greensboro, N.C., in June.