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Today's News

  • First KHIPP event of fall semester is Sept. 30

    If you are worried about the economy and what it means to you and your family, you won't want to miss the address "Generational Justice: The Debt and Deficit, the Future of Social Security, Medicare and the Savings Challenge in America" on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at Campbellsville University.

    Phil Smith, national political director of The Concord Coalition, will be the guest speaker for the Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy's forum at 6:30 p.m. in the Little Auditorium of the Student Union Building on campus.

  • 2008 U.S. Ryder Cup Team makes $2.6 million donation in support of charities.

    On behalf of the U.S. Team, The PGA of America will distribute $2.6 million to designated charities, the Folds of Honor Foundation and to colleges and universities chosen by the U.S. captain and players.

  • Community Baptist plans youth fundraiser

    Community Baptist Church in Green County will host a youth fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 4:30 to 9 p.m. ET.

    A cake walk and cornhole tournament will begin at 4:30. Registration for cornhole is at 4 and is $10 per team. Plaques will be given to the winners.

    There will be singing beginning at 7 and food will be sold from 4:30 to 9. Shoulder plates are $5. Other items include hamburgers, hot dogs, side items, drinks and desserts.

  • School Menus for Sept. 29-Oct. 3

    Campbellsville Independent

    Sept. 29-Oct. 3

    Monday - Hamburger, pickles, onions, French fries, pears, Rice Krispies treat and milk.

    Tuesday - Lasagna, tossed salad, potato wedges, peaches, French bread and milk.

    Wednesday - Chili, cheese slice, vegetable sticks, chips, applesauce, vanilla wafers, crackers and milk.

    Thursday - Pizza, buttered corn, hash brown, mandarin oranges, Elf Grahams and milk.

    Friday - No school. Professional development.

    Taylor County

    Sept. 29-Oct. 3

  • Cards bring home first place, best percussion awards

    Taylor County High School Marching Cardinals participated in the Marion County Knightfest on Saturday, winning first place and the best percussion award in Class AAA in the preliminary round.

    Russell County was the second place band and received the best guard award in Class AAA.

    In the evening's final round, the Marching Cards took the overall best percussion award and received fourth place.

  • Hansford visits KCS

    Candace Hansford, a missionary to Tanzania, demonstrates native wear on Olivia Cheatham during Kentucky Christian School's weekly chapel service.

  • TCHS Class of 1998 reunion is Oct. 4

    The Taylor County High School class of 1998 will have a 10-year reunion Saturday, Oct. 4.

    The reunion will be at Tim Horton's Camp Kentahten.

    For more information, contact Dana Hayes Fuller at (859) 552-6832 or Brooke Herron Houk at 469-5625.

  • Seventy-nine new voters registered during CU's fall registration

    Rachel Crenshaw

    Campbellsville University

    The Social Workers in Touch Can Help - SWITCH - Club, an organization of the Campbellsville University Carver School of Social Work and Counseling, along with members of the Taylor County Clerk's office, recruited 79 new voters for the upcoming elections during Campbellsville University's fall student registration on Aug. 18-19.

    The registration booth was set up just outside of the Davenport Student Commons, where all students and residents of Taylor County were welcome to register.

  • Grace Notes: Ode to a pipsqueak giant

    Every church has one and mine is no exception - a matriarch or mother of the church.

    It's not a title or position someone campaigns for or is appointed to, but it's a role someone becomes by virtue of her love and faith and selfless faithfulness.

    In my church, that would be a tiny pipsqueak named Betty Santana. I always tell Betty that the reason I like her so much is because I tower over her. The truth is, even though she's only about 4-foot-9 or so, she towers over everyone at my church, me included.

  • Webster, Porter honored with wedding shower

    Angela Webster and Brandon Porter were honored with a wedding shower on Sunday, Sept. 14 at the home of Opal Porter. Pictured are, from left, Tammy Porter, Laura Wilds, Angela and Brandon, Amy Porter and Candace Porter. The couple will marry on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Mt. Roberts Baptist Church in Campbellsville.