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  • School menus for Oct. 31-Nov. 4

    Campbellsville Independent

    Monday — Chili, grilled cheese, corn chips, sherbet and milk with choice of pork chop.

    Tuesday — Hamburger, French fries, buttered corn, fruit shape-up and milk with choice of corn dog.

    Wednesday — Lasagna, tossed salad, hashbrown, pineapple, Texas toast and milk with choice of pork chop.

    Thursday — Grilled cheese, corn chips, carrot sticks, GoGurt yogurt, Elf Grahams and milk with choice of chicken fried steak.

  • Campbellsville Elementary School releases honor roll

    Campbellsville Elementary School has released its honor roll for the first nine weeks of the school year. Students listed follow.

    All A's

  • Sharpe makes presentation in New Orleans


    Exceptional Child Education Director Traci Sharpe recently presented at the ninth Biennial International Conference on Children and Youth with Behavior Disorders, according to Debbie Holt, ECE secretary.

    “We’re very proud of her,” Holt said.

  • TCMS Green Team kicks off season


    The Taylor County Middle School Green Team had its annual kick-off on Oct. 21.

    The team is sponsored by a mini-grant courtesy of the Green River Educational Cooperative in Bowling Green.

    They work together to make their school and community more earth-friendly. They complete “green” projects such as recycling initiatives, as well as educate others on energy saving tips.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners.

    They are, from left, Logan Richardson, Jake McGowan, Emily Watkins, Shelby Wethington and Bethany Harris.

  • TCHS band reaches state semifinals


    The Taylor County Band participated in the Kentucky Music Educators Association Class AAA West Regional Quarterfinal event Saturday at Hart County High School, finishing third and qualifying for semifinal competition next weekend.

    The Marching Cardinals received a distinguished score, along with Adair County, Russell County and Elizabethtown. Other bands advancing were Hart County, South Warren, Allen County-Scottsville and Warren East. 

  • Officials say safety first for trick-or-treaters


    While getting candy may be the top concern of local trick-or-treaters, safety is paramount to local law enforcement. And nowhere in the City will that be more evident than on Lebanon Avenue.

  • Mayes seeks bond reduction in DUI murder case

     The Campbellsville man accused of killing a local woman in a drunken driving crash will mediate his case with prosecutors.

    William Howard Mayes, 29, of 1350 Liberty Road in Elk Horn, was indicted by a Taylor County grand jury in July. He was charged with first-degree murder, among other charges, and faces as much as life in prison if convicted. Mayes has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

    Mayes appeared in Taylor Circuit Court on Tuesday before Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram. His hearing took nine minutes.

  • Ford to go to trial Nov. 21, charged with murdering husband

    The trial for the Campbellsville woman accused of killing her husband, a Lebanon police officer, is on track for next month.
    Tonya Ford’s case has been set for a final pretrial hearing a week before the trial is set to begin in Taylor Circuit Court.

  • Firefighters want dress uniforms

    It would cost nearly $36,000 to outfit the firefighters in Taylor County with formal dress uniforms.
    On Monday, Taylor Fiscal Court’s Law Enforcement Committee met to discuss the purchase of such uniforms.