Local News

  • October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

  • Local teens serve on state fair board


    Leslie Moore


    Two Campbellsville residents recently participated in the 2012 Kentucky State Fair Young Adult Project and YAP Youth Advisory Council.

    Campbellsville High School senior Cassidy Blair and Campbellsville University freshman Tiffany Browning were two of 30 young adults from across Kentucky chosen to serve on the YAP council.

  • CU announces Homecoming candidates


    Campbellsville University 2012 Homecoming candidates are, from left, front, Hannah Clark, a sophomore from Winchester, Tenn., representing International Justice Mission; Tiosha Beasley, a senior from Bowling Green representing intramurals; Sarah Ames, a senior from Elizabethtown representing the Honors Program; and Sze Ting "Julia" Tan, a senior from Penang, Malaysia, representing the Center for International Education.

  • School Menus for Oct. 15-19

    Campbellsville Independent

    Oct. 15-19

    Monday - Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, green beans, Gogurt, fruit and milk.

    Tuesday - Fish sticks, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, pears, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Corndog, coleslaw, early peas, pineapple tidbits, fruit and milk.

    Thursday - Grilled chicken, mashed potatoes, broccoli with cheese, banana, roll, fruit and milk.

    Friday - Hot ham and cheese on bun, corn, carrot sticks with dip, apple, fruit and milk.

  • Cardinal Financial celebrates grand opening


    Taylor County High School's Cardinal Financial recently celebrated its grand opening with students, faculty, staff and community members.

    The student bank has been in existence for 17 years and has become an integral part of making students college and career ready, as well as in skill development.

    The bank is made possible through a partnership with Citizens Bank and Trust Co., Forcht Bank, Taylor County Bank and United Citizens Bank.

  • TCMS student attends leadership conference


    Mattison Blakeman, the daughter of David and Jill Blakeman, attended the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C., in June.

    Blakeman is a performance-based seventh-grade student at Taylor County Middle School. She was nominated to attend the conference by social studies teacher Pat Jones, based on her leadership abilities and grades.

    More than 250 seventh-grade students participated in the conference, themed "Voices of Leadership: Reflecting on the Past to Create the Future."

  • Show Choir entertains homemaker group


    Members of the Taylor County High School Show Choir provided entertainment at the Taylor County Homemakers annual meeting on Aug. 27 at the extension office.

  • CU hires clinical nursing instructor


    Mary Kutter

    Campbellsville University

    Jacquelyn Young of Campbellsville has been employed as a clinical nursing instructor at Campbellsville University, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

    Young is a 2003 graduate of Taylor County High School.

  • CU hires associate professor of counseling


    Lucas Pennington

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Karen Westbrooks of Louisville has been employed as assistant master of science in counseling program director and associate professor of counseling at Campbellsville University's Louisville Education Center, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

  • Library, city closer to lease agreement

    The library is a step closer to leasing part of its new building to the city.
    At Monday’s regular meeting, Library Board members gave their stamp of approval to a lease agreement with the city.

    The Taylor County Public Library now owns the former Gabehart Lumber building, but allows the city to park some of its vehicles there in a warehouse.

    Board Chair John Miller said he believes the library should have a written lease agreement with the city that spells out the agreement between the entities.