Today's News

  • School Menus for Oct. 27-31

    Campbellsville Independent

    Oct. 27-31

    Monday - Bosco pizza sticks with marinara sauce, corn, sidekick smoothies and milk.

    Tuesday - Grilled chicken patty, broccoli with cheese, pinto beans, cornbread, mandarin oranges and milk.

    Wednesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, garden salad with tomatoes, baby peas, breadstick, peaches and milk.

    Thursday - Cheeseburger with pickles and onions, baked fries, baked beans, applesauce and milk.

  • CU to host election forum

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Kentucky Heartland Institute for Public Policy will present a forum on "Elections 2014 and 2015" on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 5 p.m. in the Badgett Academic Support Center banquet hall on campus.

  • Oct. 23-Nov. 8 games

    Thursday, Oct. 23
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ SOCCER — Fifth Region Tournament finals at John Hardin (7:00).
    Friday, Oct. 24
    HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL — Berea at Campbellsville (7:30), Taylor County at Barren County (8:00).
    Saturday, Oct. 25
    UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL — Campbellsville at Cumberland (Tenn.) University (2:30).
    Monday, Oct. 27
    HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL — Fifth Region Tournament starts at John Hardin.
    Friday, Oct. 31

  • Kehoe named all-state, will sign to play golf at U of L


  • Cardinals eliminated in region soccer


  • Undefeated Eagles wear JV crown


  • Oct. 22-Nov. 8 games

    Wednesday, Oct. 22

    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ SOCCER — Taylor County vs. Nelson County and Thomas Nelson vs. Elizabethtown in Fifth Region Tournament semi-finals.

    HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL — Marion County vs. Taylor County in 20th District Tournament championship game at Marion County.

  • A real game changer

    “I can’t believe they lost,” I moaned after my favorite college football team went down in defeat. “Now they for sure won’t make it to the new four-team playoff system,” I continued to grumble.

    Sensing I was descending into a sports fanatic’s funk, my wife suggested we rent an uplifting movie, “Million Dollar Arm.”

  • Remember to thank a teacher

    It happened 19 years ago, but I can still remember how mad I was when we dropped my sister off at school on her first day of fifth grade. It was also my first day of pre-school, and I had waited so long that I couldn’t bear to wait a few more hours before stepping into my first classroom.

  • Grimes should admit she voted for Obama

     It’s kind of like Alison Lundergan Grimes has one-upped St. Peter. The Democratic challenger to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell has been excoriated in the usually friendly urban media for denying Barack Obama four times before the cock crowed. Or at least before the Courier-Journal went to press.