Today's News

  • School Menus for Jan. 5-9

    Campbellsville Independent

    Jan. 5-9

    Monday - No menu provided.

    Tuesday - No menu provided.

    Wednesday - No menu provided.

    Thursday - No menu provided.

    Friday - No menu provided.

    Taylor County

    Jan. 5-9

    Monday - Grilled chicken sandwich, hash browns, broccoli casserole, applesauce and milk.

    Tuesday - Sausage or ham and eggs, biscuit and gravy, baked apples, sliced tomatoes and milk.

  • Conservation district offers scholarship

    The Taylor County Conservation District is offering two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors majoring in agriculture or natural resources.

    And the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts Auxiliary is offering three scholarships.

    The State Soil Conservation of Natural Resources Scholarship will be awarded to any student currently enrolled in college who has declared a major in the field of agriculture or conservation of natural resources.

  • TCHS freshman one of two students in Kentucky to win grant

    Caleb Southern, a freshman at Taylor County High School, is one of two students in Kentucky to win a Supervised Agricultural Experience/Career Pathways grant from the National FFA Organization.

    The grant is for $1,000, and, according to Lindsay Wayne, an agriculture teacher and FFA advisor at TCHS, Southern had to complete an extensive online application to receive the grant.

    Southern will use the money, according to Wayne, to buy a heifer and begin establishing a small herd of cattle.

  • Former resident granted funeral licenses

    Louis W. Beard, formerly of Campbellsville, was recently granted his Florida funeral director and embalmers licenses.

    Beard is also a certified public accountant and worked for Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home from 1979 to 1984 and from 2011 to this year.

    He currently lives in Vero Beach, Fla., and works for Seawind Funeral Home Group in Vero Beach, Sebastian, Fla., and Melbourne, Fla.

  • Consumer Cues: Caregivers, make time for yourselves this year


    Becky Nash

    County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences

    A new year always brings its share of resolutions aimed to improve our health, body and mind. For a caregiver, perhaps the most important resolution that can be made is to take time for self. When you take care of yourself, you will be healthier, have more energy and enthusiasm to keep on giving care and feel better about yourself overall.

    Here are some tips on how to carve out some "me" time in the next year.

  • Birth Announcements for January 1

    Jamie Gail Flatt and Michael F. Harris of Knifley announce the birth of a daughter, Bella Gail Harris, at 12:57 p.m. on Dec. 18 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 6 pounds and was 18 inches long.

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    Emily Melson of Columbia and Obra Huff of Greensburg announce the birth of a son, Jayden Hunter Huff, at 5:29 a.m. on Dec. 19 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20.5 inches long.

  • Republican women's club officers announced


    Taylor County Republican Women's Club officers for next year were recently announced.

    Marlyn Shreve is president. Cindy Bale is first vice president and second vice president is Tina Draper.

    Kathy Larimore is third vice president, Tonya Young is treasurer, Pat Phillips is historian and Barbara Gribbins is parliamentarian.

    Sylvia Marcum is secretary and corresponding secretary is Margaret Stewart.

    Greg Gribbins installed the officers.

  • Boy Scout Troop participates in Wreaths Across America


    Boy Scout Troop 616 members in Campbellsville participated in Wreaths Across America on Dec. 13 at Lebanon National Cemetery.

    The scouts volunteered to lay wreaths.

  • Early Days for 1-1



    Dec. 30, 2004

    Amory Cox will be honored with a send-off reception on Sunday at Campbellsville Baptist Church. Cox leaves Friday, Jan. 7, for the Kentucky Junior Miss competition.

    Leah Grant Perkins was honored with a bridal shower Oct. 23 at Campbellsville Christian Church.

    Kentuckiana girls will start selling Girl Scout cookies on Jan. 14 and continue through March 20.

  • Police chief resigns


    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young announced late Tuesday night that Campbellsville Police Chief Tim Hazlette has resigned from his post. His resignation will be effective March 1.

    According to the release, Hazlette has served as chief since Nov. 1, 2011. Before coming to Campbellsville, he had worked with Kentucky State Police for more than 25 years.

    Hazlette states in the release that it has been an honor and privilege to serve as Campbellsville's police chief for the past three years.