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Today's News

  • School Menus for Sept. 8-12

    Campbellsville Independent

    Sept. 8-12

    Monday - Grilled cheese, potato wedges, vegetable sticks with dip, dices peaches, Teddy Grahams and milk.

    Tuesday - Sloppy joe, tater tots, cole slaw, banana pudding and milk.

    Wednesday - Cheeseburger, pickles, onions, French fries, applesauce, cookie and milk.

    Thursday - Chicken, mashed potatoes, peas and carrots, fruit salad, bread slice and milk.

    Friday - Sub sandwich with turkey, ham and cheese, lettuce, tomato slice, baked chips, macaroni salad, oatmeal square and milk.

    Taylor County

    Sept. 8-12

  • Grace Notes: Random thoughts

    We're in the process of painting the inside of our house (which means my husband paints and I mostly stay out of the way lest I find myself with a paint roller in my hand).

    I do have one job, however, which is to go through the closets and drawers and under-bed boxes and weed out the throw-away and give-awayable from the keepable stuff.

  • CU Collegiate Historians to attend presidential inauguration

    Jessica Boggs

    Campbellsville University

    The 2008 presidential election, one of the most intense in history, will conclude on Jan. 20, 2009, with the inauguration of either the first African-American or oldest president ever elected.

    A group of 40 students and faculty from Campbellsville University will be there to watch it happen.

    Dr. Wendy Benningfield, associate professor of history, and Max Wise, assistant professor of political science, were discussing the upcoming election when the subject of the inauguration came into the conversation.

  • LCA fast start dooms Eagles 56-36

    Defending Class A runner-up Lexington Christian raced out to a 21-0 lead and held off a Campbellsville comeback to post a 56-36 triumph in the Second Annual Christian Classic Bowl on Saturday.

    "If we could have just eliminated some of our early mistakes, I believe we could have won the game," Eagle coach Herb Wiseman admitted.

    "But I'm real proud of our kids not giving up early."

    After falling behind by three TDs, the Eagles began their long march back behind junior Thomas Downs and seniors Zach Altman and Michael McCubbin.

  • 'Small Town Billy Graham' to host South Central Kentucky Crusade

    Evangelist Rick Gage, once dubbed "the Small Town Billy Graham" by Associated Press because of his emphasis on outreaches in small communities, will conduct his South Central Kentucky Go Tell Crusade at Taylor County High School football stadium on Sept. 14-17, beginning at 7 each night.

    A pre-crusade youth rally will take place Saturday, Sept. 13 in the Taylor County High School gym, beginning at 6 p.m.

    Rick Stanley, step-brother of the late Elvis Presley, will speak at the Sept. 13 youth rally and share his testimony at the crusade on Sept. 15.

  • CES names Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary students who were recently named Student of the Week for their classroom are, from left, front: Emily Hayden, Kiedlan Boils, Ethan Perkins, Jasmine Mitchell, Deja Charles and Casey Hardin. Middle: Nicholas Smothers, Gabe Burruss, Lathan Cubit, Austin Lane, Zaquan Sheppard and Samuel Bell. Back: Blair Lamb, Tatem Wiseman, Brookelyn Franklin, Breanna Spaulding, Keniayah Barnett, Shauna Jones and Brenna Wethington.

  • St. Thomas Church offers study of the 'Lost Books of the Bible'

    St. Thomas Episcopal Church, located at 116 S. Columbia Ave., will host a discussion of the "Lost Books of the Bible" beginning Wednesday, Sept. 10, and continuing on alternate Wednesdays thereafter for five sessions.

    The Rev. Karl Lusk, pastor, will lead the discussion of the books that were in use by the early Christian church but were not included in the Canon of Scripture we know as the Bible today.

  • Marching Cards set for first contest of the season

    Taylor County High School Marching Cardinals will begin the 2008 season with the Governor's Gold Cup Marching Band Festival on Saturday at Elizabethtown High School.

    The Cardinals will compete at 4:15 p.m. in Class AAA with Hart County and Breckinridge County.

    Other bands competing will be Carroll County in Class AA and Pleasure Ridge Park, Barren County and John Hardin in Class AAAAA.

    The contest features preliminary and final competition with each band performing in the afternoon and the evening.

    It will conclude with awards at 9:45 p.m.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 3, 1998

    Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Bault will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday, Sept. 6.

    Mr. and Mrs. Forrest J. Hogue celebrated their 60th anniversary Saturday, Aug. 21 with a family dinner at Lure Lodge.

    Daris Arnold attended the annual Asgrow Seed Co. LLC dealer meeting July 27-29 recently.

    Clarence and Jessie Page Benningfield will celebrate their 69th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 5.

  • New CU faculty named

    Campbellsville University's new faculty members include, from left, front: Erin Holmes, English as a second language endorsement specialist; Sharon Hundley, associate professor of education and co-coordinator of ECE Program; Amanda Ewing, instructor in business; Shane Garrison, instructor in educational ministries; Dr. Jeff Justice, assistant professor of political science; and Beverly Edwards, assistant professor of math and computer information systems. Back: Don Cheatham, instructor in education and computer information systems; Dr.