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Today's News

  • Coaching in shorts pays off for Estes, Thomas

     

  • Taylor County School District gets additional money for new facilities

    In a year and a half, the Taylor County School District will be home to the first performance-based learning campus in Kentucky.

    And, at a price tag of just about $50 million, the District will only have to pay about half that cost. The state will foot the rest of the bill - including an additional $5 million awarded this week.

    At Tuesday's meeting of the Taylor County Board of Education, members awarded bids for the new Taylor County High School and primary center.

  • School Menus for Nov. 24-28

    Campbellsville Independent

    Nov. 24-28

    Monday - Bosco pizza sticks, marinara sauce, corn, sidekick smoothies and milk.

    Tuesday - Grilled chicken patty, broccoli with cheese, pinto beans, cornbread, mandarin oranges and milk.

    Wednesday - No school.

    Thursday - No school.

    Friday - No school.

    Taylor County

    Nov. 24-28

    Monday - Grilled chicken sandwich, hash browns, broccoli casserole, applesauce and milk.

  • CU to stage 'It's a Wonderful Life'

    Campbellsville University Theater and Town Hall Productions will present "It's a Wonderful Life" starting Dec. 6.

    The play is based on the film by Frank Capra and was adapted for the stage by Doug Rand.

    Performances will be Saturday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m.; Sunday Dec. 7, at 2:30 p.m.; Thursday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 13, at 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 14, at 2:30 p.m.

    The play will be performed at CU's Russ Mobley Theater.

  • CU to present two operas Nov. 22 and 24

    Candice Boone

    Campbellsville University

    On Saturday, Nov. 22, and Monday, Nov. 24, Campbellsville University will be filled with song as two operas will be performed at 8 p.m. at The Gheens Recital Hall on campus.

    Both operas are free and open to the public.

    Dr. Mark Bradley, professor of music, is the director, and Juliana Moura, assistant professor of voice, is assistant director. Chia-Yin Chen of Taiwan, a master's student, is pianist.

  • Local furniture company featured on KET show

    An upcoming episode of KET's "Kentucky Life" will profile a Campbellsville business.

    McMahan & Son Furniture will be featured on the episode, which airs Saturday, Nov. 22, Sunday, Nov. 23, and Monday, Nov. 24.

    Mammoth Cave and Harper's Country Hams in Clinton County will be also be featured.

    The episode will air Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 4 p.m. and Monday at 7 p.m. on KET2.

  • Early Days for 11-20

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Nov. 18, 2004

    Local veterans of several branches of the military came to Campbellsville Middle School on Veterans' Day to read to students and share some of their experiences.

    Anna Mae Adams Phillips, 60, of LaPorte, Texas, formerly of Campbellsville, died on Tuesday, Nov. 9, in Laporte.

    Yuma Baptist Church in Elk Horn recently celebrated 50 years of ministry with its homecoming service.

  • Native named Ms. Wheelchair Kentucky

     

    Campbellsville native Casey Schaeffer was named Ms. Wheelchair Kentucky 2015 last weekend in Louisville.

    Schaeffer, 28, grew up in Campbellsville. She graduated from Taylor County High School in 2005 and attended classes at Campbellsville University and St. Catharine College.

    About six years ago, she was paralyzed from the waist down after a car crash. Married to Shawn Schaeffer, the couple lives in Greensburg.

    Schaeffer said there were two interview sessions and an on-stage speech and questions.

  • Blevinses celebrate 72nd anniversary

     

    Ed and Nell Blevins of Campbellsville recently celebrated their 72nd anniversary with a surprise party. Family and friends attended.

    The Blevinses have a son and daughter-in-law, Gil and Laurel Blevins of Campbellsville.

  • Oakeses celebrate 67th anniversary

     

    Stanley and Henrietta Oakes of Campbellsville celebrated 67 years of marriage on Oct. 17

    They were married in Marion County in 1947.

    The Oakeses have two children, Mark Oakes and Linda Russell. They also have four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.