Today's News

  • Kuhlenschmidt-Lyon wedding

    Alicia Marie Kuhlenschmidt and Ernest Nelson Lyon Jr. of Campbellsville exchanged wedding vows on March 7.

    Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers officiated the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Veronica and Fred Beavers of Louisville. The groom is the son of Mary and Ernest Lyon Sr. of Campbellsville.

    The couple will make their home in Campbellsville.

  • Rooker-Green engagement

    Crystal Rooker and Michael Green of Campbellsville announce their forthcoming marriage on Saturday, July 9.

    The bride is the daughter of Scott and Terry Rooker of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Evelyn and Harold Bailey of Clarksville, Ind. and the late Kathleen Moore, Myrland Wood and Pete Rooker.

    A graduate of Draughons College with a degree in science, she is employed at Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Gelding clinic set for May 21

    Mountain View Rescue will host a gelding clinic Saturday, May 21 at The Homeplace on Green River at 11 a.m. ET.

    Cost per stallion is $20. Current negative coggins are required at gate, as is a signed consent form. Classes are by appointment only.

    For an application or more information, visit mountainviewrescue.com or call (270) 250-4076.

  • Church to host fish fry, gospel singing

    Elkhorn United Methodist Church will host a fish fry and gospel singing on Saturday, May 21 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Acton Retreat Center.

    Advance tickets are $7.50 for adults and $3.50 for children. At the door, adult tickets are $8 and $3.50 for children. Those younger than 6 will eat free.

    The event will include all-you-can eat food and drink.

    The music lineup is as follows:

  • Coupon class is May 21

    Taylor County Extension Office will host a free Coupon Basics and Beyond class on Saturday, May 21 at 10 a.m.

    Participants will learn where to get the best coupons, how and when to effectively use coupons, the best ways to cut and organize coupons, grocery strategies to save money, how to use the Internet to find deals and how to build a stockpile.

    Those who wish to attend the class should register to allow organizers an idea of how many handouts to prepare.

    To register, call 465-4511.

  • Band program will get more money

    Rebecca Cassell


    The band program will get an infusion of cash for the next couple of years, thanks to a decision by members of the Campbellsville Independent School Board on Monday.

    Band Director Zach Shelton had asked the Board to consider providing $2,000 per year for the next five years to help him begin a program that would provide instruments to students who would like to be in band.

    "We have 33 kids signed up to march this fall," Shelton said.

  • Resident named to National Society of Collegiate Scholars

    Barbette Bridgewater of Campbellsville has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

    Bridgewater will be honored at Kaplan University's induction, which will take place online, in the fall.

    "NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement. Membership gives students access to a number of amazing benefits, including career and networking resources, scholarships, travel and service projects both on campus and in the community," said Stephen E. Loflin, NSCS CEO and founder.

  • School menus for May 23-27

    Campbellsville Independent
    May 23-27

    Monday - Chicken patty on bun, potato wedges, buttered peas, fruit roll up and milk. Choice - chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Hamburger on bun, French fries, pork and beans, peach cups, cinnamon cookie and milk. Choice - corn dog.

    Wednesday - Manager's choice and milk.

    Thursday - No school.

    Friday - No school.

    Taylor County
    May 23-27

    Monday - Bacon cheeseburger, baked beans, tater tots, pudding pop and milk.

  • TCHS students participate in regional art competition


    Taylor County High School students were recently honored at the Regional Scholastics Art competition in Bowling Green. Student artwork was selected through a jurying process.

    Only 170 works were chosen out of about 500 entries. Amber Rogers received highest honors with a Gold Award and the National Merit Award for her accomplishments in painting.

    Participants were Kirsten Ambers, Rogers, Katherine Roth, Christa Thomas and Lake Salsbury.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week for May 2-6. From left are senior Adam Rainwater, junior Alex Hezik, sophomore John Hoosier and freshman Becca Orberson.