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Today's News

  • School Menus

    Campbellsville Independent

    Aug. 11-15

    Monday - Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, green beans, pineapple, bread slice and milk.

    Tuesday - Ham sandwich with lettuce and tomato, baked chips, carrot sticks, applesauce, Sunshine Bar and milk.

    Wednesday - Fish sandwich, pinto beans, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, fruit sherbet and milk.

    Thursday - Lasagna, tossed salad, corn, mandarin oranges, toast and milk.

    Friday - Hot dog, pork and beans, potato rounds, pears, vanilla wafers and milk.

    Taylor County

    Aug. 11-15

  • Hill Anniversary

    E. Mac and Fayetta Cox Hill of Campbellsville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 19.

    The Hills have two sons and a daughter-in-law, Jim Hill of Louisville and Allan and Rosie Hill of Campbellsville; and two daughters and sons-in-law, Amy and Brad Onken of Hazelton, W.Va., and Katy and Bruce Blancett of Goshen, Ky.

    They also have 11 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two more on the way.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Aug 6, 1998

    Mr. and Mrs. Richard Barnett celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary recently at their home.

    Marine Sgt. Steven C. Peterson was promoted to his present rank while serving with Weapons Training Battalion, Edson Range Area, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

    Sarah Raikes, family and consumer sciences teacher at Campbellsville High, has been chosen as the 1998-1999 Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher of the Year.

    Doris Kearney Gray, 59, of Buckner Street, Campbellsville, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, in Greensburg after an illness.

  • Taylor County students recognized in national competition

    Five Taylor County High School students recently participated in the STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Events at Family, Career and Community Leaders of America's 2008 National Leadership Meeting in Orlando, Fla.

    Channing Grant and Carla Watson, who are seniors at TCHS, received gold medals in the chapter service project display category, one of 16 national STAR events available to FCCLA students.

    Chelsea Hardin, Sarah Jefferson and Rachel Wise, 2008 TCHS graduates, received silver medals for their participation in the chapter showcase manual category.

  • French-Willis

    Tara Nicole French of Campbellsville and Jonathon Lee Willis of Greensburg exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, March 8 at Greensburg Church of the Nazarene.

    Bro. Jared Henry performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Margaret French of Campbellsville and Jay French of Hodgenville.

    The groom is the son of David and Penny Willis of Breckinridge and Sandy and Garry Caven of Greensburg.

    Decorations at the church featured candelabras and a unity candle adorned with pink and white roses, lilies and greenery with white bows.

  • CU receives $10,000 from Rowland Foundation

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University received $10,000 from the Rowland Foundation recently at a ceremony in Winchester.

    Dr. Frank Cheatham, vice president for academic affairs, accepted the check on behalf of Campbellsville University President Michael V. Carter.

    The donation will provide 10 scholarships for full-time students who have completed the university's Summer Education Experience program.

  • Rodgers-Schulten

    Jenna Marie Rodgers of Campbellsville and John J. Schulten III of Louisville will exchange weddings vows on Friday, Aug. 29.

    Rodgers is the daughter of Ricky and Ann Rodgers of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Mitchell and Mildred Rodgers and Ann Ball, all of Campbellsville, and the late William Garland Ball.

    She is a 2002 graduate of Taylor County High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of Louisville. Rodgers is currently attending the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.

  • Baker records 'gospel rap' CD

    Brandon Baker is shopping around his first "gospel rap" CD.

    Using the moniker "B-Roc," Baker, 30, recorded his CD "The Wraith" in Campbellsville over the course of a month. Baker wrote all 12 tracks on the disc.

    "It's a very positive perspective on God."

    Baker, who grew up in Elizabethtown, has lived in Campbellsville for the last 16 years.

    His music mixes gospel and street rap to form a positive perspective on his life experiences.

  • High school students invited to apply for LeadAmerica Conference

    LeadAmerica, the nation's premier youth leadership organization, is offering 200 high school students from the across the country an opportunity to participate in the 2008 Presidential Youth Leadership Conference in Denver during the Democratic National Convention.

    "This is a great opportunity for high school students to be part of a historical event," said Jennifer Moore, Kentucky Democratic Party chair. "We're hoping a large number of the young leaders in Denver will be representing Kentucky."

  • Robinson Chapel plans homecoming for Sunday, Aug. 10

    Robinson Chapel Church will be hosting homecoming services and welcoming its new pastor, Bro. and Mrs. Bobby Sinclair and family, on Sunday, Aug. 10.

    The day will begin at 10 a.m. ET.

    Featured singers will be "The Chimney Rock" from Somerset. There will be a potluck meal after the service.

    Call 465-7151 for more information. The church is located on KY 551 near Knifley.