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Today's News

  • TCHS band receives first place award

     

    The Taylor County High School Marching Cardinals competed last Saturday in the South Central Kentucky Marching Band Classic in Glasgow.

    The band was awarded best percussion, best color guard and first-place awards in Class AAA competition.

    The Cardinals earned a proficient rating and ranked third overall among the 12 bands in attendance.

    There are 60 members this year in the marching band. The show is entitled "What Goes Up." The band is under the direction of Stephen Bishop, with Madison Bishop as drum major.

  • CU again named one of top 100 universities in the south

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has once again been named to the top 100 of top regional universities in the South, according to the U.S. News & World Report rankings, which were released Tuesday morning.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Sept. 8.

    They are freshman Elizabeth Rogers, sophomore Madison Lauer, junior Christine Vega and senior Brooke Kearney.

  • TCES names Leader in Me winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Leader in Me winners for the week of Sept. 1.

    They are Alexis Chappel, Joey Holloway, Landon Hicks, Jaden Li and Sarah Blakeman.

  • TCES students collecting soda tabs

    Taylor County Elementary School will begin collecting soda tabs again.

    The first collection date will be Sept. 26. The class collecting the most pounds will receive a treat for each month. The public is encouraged to collect as well.

    Class sponsors are needed.

    For more information, call Brandy McCubbin at (270) 403-2000.

  • School Menus for Sept 15-19

    Campbellsville Independent

    Sept. 15-19

    Monday - Mini corn dog, macaroni and cheese, sweat 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 with salsa, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes and shredded cheese, Spanish rice, pineapple tidbits and milk.

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

  • Hearon, Newcomb to wed

     

    Dana Michelle Hearon and Bobby Joe Newcomb of Lebanon announce their engagement.

    Hearon is the daughter of Tommy Hearon and Deborah Hearon of Campbellsville.

    She is a controller at Hatcher Dairy Cattle in Columbia.

    Newcomb is the son of Dinah Newcomb of Lebanon and the late Randall Newcomb.

    He is the owner and operator of Newcomb Courier and Newcomb Automotive.

  • Birth Announcements for September 11

    Alyssa "Shea" Kearnes and Wesley Lee Jaggers of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Rori Rhea Jaggers, at 11:12 a.m. on Aug. 8 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Keith and Lisa Kearnes and Teresa Newkirk of Campbellsville and Dennis Jaggers of Greensburg.

    Great-grandparents are Stanley and Emogene Bradshaw and Richard and Arvella Kearnes of Campbellsville.

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  • Early Days for 9-11

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 9, 2004

    A surprise retirement party was given for Thomas Matney and Eugene Matney on Saturday, July 31, at Green River Lake State Park.

    Tebbs Bend is becoming known for more than just its Civil War history. It's also the place to go for a 3-mile-long flea market.

    Jamie Ennis, a 1999 Campbellsville High School graduate, recently returned from a five-week study abroad in England.

  • Voters lose when candidates feud

    A campaign bus that doesn't have the proper permits to carry passengers. A campaign manager who resigned because of rumors he might be connected to an improper donation in Iowa last year.

    These are the topics it seems the campaigns for both sides of the U.S. Senate seat in Kentucky want to talk about.

    Of course, the candidates don't want to talk about their own campaign problems. They want to talk about their opponent's.