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Today's News

  • Mayor proclaims National Business Women's Week

     

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young recently proclaimed Oct. 20-24 as National Business Women's Week.

    According to the proclamation, the week has, since 1928, honored the contributions of working women and employers who support working women and their families. And, Campbellsville Business and Professional Women's Club is celebrating 85 years of service to the community, the proclamation states.

    With Young, from left, are Freida Sandidge, Marilyn Neumann and Fran Deener.

  • Continue the fight against breast cancer

    Your bra is not giving you breast cancer.

    Your deodorant is not giving you breast cancer.

    Coffee is not giving you breast cancer.

    Mammograms are not giving you breast cancer.

    In a large percentage of cases, your genes aren't even giving you breast cancer.

    As with anything that escalates to the level of attention breast cancer has received, there are several myths about the disease. There are posts all over social media and even reports on mainstream media that do nothing but incite fear over incorrect information.

  • Don't take food off the table

    It's been a while since I was a boy in school, but I still remember the fun we all had when the occasion called for a classroom party. Every year at Halloween, Christmas or Valentine's Day, or just about any reason to have a party, it seemed we did.

  • State officials to visit CHS

    State officials will soon visit Campbellsville High School to challenge seniors to continue their education after high school.

    Campbellsville School System is one of four school systems in Kentucky chosen this year to participate in the "Close the Deal" program.

    Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson launched the third year of the program in August and he will visit CHS next Friday.

  • TCHS Cardinal Financial Center hosts grand opening

     

    Taylor County High School's Cardinal Financial Center hosted a grand opening on Sept. 25, with more than 60 accounts opened that day.

    The Cardinal Financial Center celebrated its 19th year with a Monopoly game theme.

    Taylor County Bank, Citizens Bank and Trust Co., Forcht Bank, and United Citizens Bank sponsor the center.

    Many guests were in attendance, including several local figures and representatives from all four sponsoring banks.

  • Campbellsville student sells the most raffle tickets

     

    Campbellsville Independent Schools recently raised more than $13,000 in raffling a complete kitchen set donated by Coppock Appliance & Electronics Center.

    The overall district winner for ticket sales was Jordan Wilson from Campbellsville Middle School. He sold 75 tickets and won a Microsoft Surface for his efforts.

    Second place and the winner of an Ipod Touch was Luke McDonald and third place and the winner of a flat screen television was Tye Rhodes.

    Walter and Laverne Rhodes won the kitchen set.

  • School Menus for Oct. 20-24

    Campbellsville Independent

    Oct. 20-24

    Monday - Mini corn dog, macaroni and cheese, sweet peas, fruit cocktail and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken tetrazzini, tossed salad with tomatoes, baby carrots with dip, diced pears and milk.

    Wednesday - Taco salad with tortilla chips, salsa, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes and shredded cheese, spanish rice, pineapple tidbits and milk.

    Thursday - Pepperoni pizza, salad, corn, applesauce, graham cracker and milk.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Sept. 29.

    They are freshman Rachel Myers, sophomore Alanna Elwood, junior Isaac Thompson and senior Meredith Johnson.

  • TCMS names Leaders of the Week

     

    Taylor County Middle School recently announced its Student Leaders of the Week for the week of Sept. 29.

    They are Chelsea Davis, Cole Wright, Marc Shewmaker, Ashton Anderson, Jeffrey Nolley and Braxton Gowin.

  • Residents win kitchen appliance set

     

    Campbellsville Independent Schools and Coppock Appliance & Electronic recently hosted a drawing for a four-piece Frigidaire kitchen set to raise money for the district's technology initiatives.

    Tickets were $10 each and the winner of the set was drawn at Eagle Family Night on Friday, Sept. 26. LaVerne and Walter Rhodes of Campbellsville were the winners.

    Overall, more than $14,000 was raised to provide technology services in classrooms.