Local News

  • Magistrates approve EDA Committee's recommendation

    Magistrates have given their OK to forging ahead with gathering information about the possible refinancing of a $2.1 million loan on property at Heartland Commerce and Technology Park.

  • Plan nearly in place for HCTP debt

    The city and county are closer to a plan to pay off the $2.1 million loan for land at Heartland Commerce & Technology Park.
    The Economic Development Authority Committee met for the second time Monday. The committee is made up of Magistrates Tommy Corbin and Matt Pendleton, City Council members Stan McKinney and David Nunery and Economic Development Authority Board members Barry Blevins and Russell Montgomery. Blevins was out of town and unable to attend the meeting.

  • 'Little Shop of Horrors' performed through Sunday

    Campbellsville University will present the musical comedy “Little Shop of Horrors” as part of its homecoming festivities.

    The show tells the story of Seymour, a skid row floral assistant who becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant. What no one knows is that the plant, named Audrey II, is fed a diet of fresh blood. And it’s appetite is growing.

    The show premiered Thursday, Oct. 13. Other performances are Friday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 16 at 3 p.m.

  • TCMS math teacher up for teacher of the year award

    Numbers are her thing.
    In her classroom at Taylor County Middle School, math teacher Donna Williams gives her students an activity calculating percentages.
    But Williams has a percentage of her own to calculate - she is one of nine teachers up for the state’s Teacher of the Year Award.

  • Man injured in ATV wreck dies

    A Kentucky Wildcats fan. An animal lover. A fisherman.

    Campbellsville resident Gerald Bault spent his days working on a dairy farm, feeding and tending to cattle.

    On Sunday, Bault, 46, died at University of Louisville Hospital, four days after he struck a tractor-trailer while riding an ATV.

    Taylor County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle injury collision on Hickory Grove Road shortly after 10 a.m. last Wednesday.

  • TCHS band named reserve grand champion


    The Taylor County High School Marching Band traveled to Male High School on Saturday, Oct. 8 to compete in the 20th annual Louisville Classic where it was named reserve grand champion.

    The band also received awards for best overall color guard and best overall percussion.

    In the preliminary competition, Taylor County was named first place band in Class AA and won best color guard and best percussion awards.

    Rowan County was second, Nelson County was third, Ohio County was fourth and Seneca was fifth.

  • CU hears message on missions in South America


    Tori Banks

    Campbellsville University

    The Rev. Bill Egbert and his wife, Linda, both 1982 CU alumni, have been overseas missionaries for a large part of their lives. They have focused most of their efforts in South America, specifically in the country of Costa Rica. In their time as missionaries, the two have worked overseas to plant churches, disciple believers and spread the word of Jesus Christ.

  • School menus for Oct. 17-21

    Campbellsville Independent

    Oct. 17-21

    Monday - Corn dogs, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, mandarin oranges and milk with choice of chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Barbeque pork rib, tater tots, coleslaw, fruit cocktail and milk with choice of corn dog.

    Wednesday - Sausage, gravy, baked apples, scrambled eggs, biscuits and milk with choice of chuckwagon.

    Thursday - Chili, cheese slice, crackers, corn chips, carrot sticks, applesauce and milk with choice of chicken fried steak.

  • KCA learns about banks


    Kentucky Christian Academy students recently learned about banks during a field trip to Taylor County Bank on Sept. 15. Pictured is the 4-year-old preschool class.

  • KCA students learn about dentistry


    Kentucky Christian Academy students recently learned about dentistry during a field trip to Wise Dentistry on Sept. 15. Dr. Heather Wise spoke to the students. Pictured is the 4-year-old preschool class.