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Today's News

  • TCES names Leader in Me winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Leader in Me winners for the week of Oct. 27.

    They are Molly Hughes, Zach Caulk, Jessica Gunter and Holden Sprowles. Jake Phillips is not pictured.

  • CES names Leaders of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Leaders of the Week.

    They are kindergartener Allison Dean, first-grader Brayden Judd, second-grader Tyler Haulk and third-grader Lance Knifley.

  • CES names Leaders of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Leaders of the Week.

    They are kindergartener Marissa Sumners, first-grader Kyndall Cox, second-grader Dior Charles and third-grader Diego Noyola.

  • KCA kicks off brick engraving campaign

    Kentucky Christian Academy recently began an engraved brick campaign to students, community members, clubs, organizations and businesses.

    Money raised from the sale of the bricks will be used toward building a playground at the new KCA school.

    A limited number of bricks will be sold. The engraved bricks will lead to the entrance of the KCA building.

    Bricks will also be available for students to have engraved using their own handwriting.

  • School Menus for Nov. 10-14

    Campbellsville Independent

    Nov. 10-14

    Monday - Cheeseburger on bun with pickles and onions, baked fries, coleslaw, peaches and milk.

    Tuesday - Breaded chicken patty, mashed potatoes, peas and carrots, mandarin oranges and milk.

    Wednesday - Bosco pizza stick, garden salad, corn, sidekick smoothies and milk.

    Thursday - Chicken nuggets, broccoli casserole, seasoned carrots, fruit cocktail and milk.

  • Early Days for 11-6

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Nov. 4, 2004

    Mitch Bailey, a Campbellsville native, has been promoted from captain to major by the Kentucky State Police.

    About 1,400 children came trick or treating at the youth center in Miller Park.

    Wal-Mart co-manager Gary Cunningham presented a $500 donation recently to Marietta Moyers at Taylor County Food Pantry.

    Asbury United Methodist Church will host its Asbury Rejuvenation Youth Fest 2004 this weekend.

  • Birth Announcements for November 6

    Samantha and Micah Sears of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Asure Gary Allen Sears, at 8:28 a.m. on Oct. 20 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18.75 inches long.

    Grandparents are Sherry and Phil Burgess and Nadene Sears of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Sylvia and Phil Barker of Campbellsville.

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  • Lawsuit against nursing home dismissed

    A Campbellsville woman's lawsuit alleging a local nursing home was negligent in caring for her has been settled and dismissed.

    Lexington attorneys Ross F. Mann and Brian M. Jasper filed a complaint in Taylor Circuit Court on behalf of Kenneth Pope of Campbellsville and his now deceased wife, Fay, in September 2012.

    Listed as defendants are Exendicare Homes Inc. dba Medco Center of Campbellsville, now known as Campbellsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and several of the company's subsidiaries and John Does.

  • Volunteers needed to ring Salvation Army bell

     

    Soon, the bells will be ringing. And they're looking for a few good bell ringers to keep the donations coming.

    The Salvation Army will begin its annual red kettle drives in about three weeks, around the Thanksgiving holiday. Local kettles will be set up at Walmart, Kroger and Tractor Supply locations.

    Volunteers to ring the bell are needed, and those interested should call now to schedule their hours. The drive will continue through Christmas Eve.

  • Men seek to build statue for fallen firefighter

     

    They grew up together, so news of his death was especially hard.

    In the 1990s, Brad Shofner and his twin brother, Chad, began volunteering at then Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue. One of the first people they met when setting foot inside the department was Tony Grider.

    "I was on that department roughly 18 years," Brad said. "We grew up there. That was all we knew."

    Brad said he remembers the day he met Grider, seeing him standing on the apparatus floor.