Local News

  • 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.

  • KCA learns about police


    Kentucky Christian Academy students recently learned about police officers from Campbellsville Police Lt. Shannon Wilson, who spoke to the students on Sept. 12.

  • High school students can earn college credit

    Kentucky Press Association

    News Content Service

    Kentucky high school students will be able to earn college credit under a new agreement among three state education partners.

  • CU bestows racial, leadership awards


    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    A coach and a professor were honored recently at Campbellsville University's kick-off luncheon for the month-long celebration of the university's 13th annual Dialogue on Race.

    Dr. Jarvis Williams, assistant professor of New Testament and Greek, and Perry Thomas, CU Fighting Tiger football coach, were presented the Racial Reconciliation Award and African-American Community Leadership Award, respectively.

  • CES library awarded $900 grant

    The awarding of nine grants was announced recently at the Kentucky Library Association Conference to public and school libraries across the commonwealth from proceeds of the annual Kentucky Book Fair.

    Campbellsville Middle School received a $900 grant to be used to enhance its library's collection of science and technology books.

  • Lions Club offers poster contest

    The Campbellsville Lions Club, a member of the International Association of Lions Clubs, is sponsoring the "Children Know Peace" Poster Contest in partnership with the Taylor County Public Library.

    The contest is part of the Lions International worldwide event and is open to all students in Taylor County ages 11, 12 and 13 on or before Nov. 15.

    Only one entry per student will be accepted. Contest rules and conditions must be followed or the poster may be disqualified.