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  • 'Souper Chilly' Open House


    They gathered to pray that God continue to bless those who come there for help.

    Green River Ministries hosted its third annual "Souper Chilly Open House" on Friday with a dinner to raise money for its homeless shelter.

    A program at 5:30 p.m. featured several speakers, including Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young, GRM Board members and a client who used the services offered at GRM's "one-stop shop."

  • Two vehicles involved in South Central Avenue wreck


    Emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle wreck on South Central Ave. Thursday afternoon. Look for more information in Monday's edition.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for the week of Oct. 20.

    They are, from left, kindergartener Landon Harris, first-grader Jack Leigh, second-grader Jennifer Etheridge, third-grader Emily Watkins and fourth- and fifth-graders Jamie Biggs and Brynn Mendez.

  • CES names Students of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its Students of the Week.

    They are, from left, front, Kaleb Grya, Leigh Hicks, Brady Hoosier, Leo Lamer and Alexis Sharp. Middle, Deja Charles, Xierra Foster, Sarah Adkins, Laci Hodgens, Shelby Smith and Briana Davis.

    Back, Savanna Brockman, Dakota Hardin, Samantha Underwood, Jastyn Shively, Laura Lowe, Waylon Franklin and Lauryn Agathen.

  • School menus for Nov. 7-11

    Campbellsville Independent

    Nov. 7-11

    Monday - Regional KEA meeting. No school.

    Tuesday - Election Day. No school.

    Wednesday - Pizza, buttered corn, pears, vanilla wafers and milk with choice of pork chop.

    Thursday - Chili, cheese slice, crackers, corn chips, carrot sticks, applesauce and milk with choice of fried steak.

    Friday - Hot ham and cheese, potato wedges, buttered peas, mixed fruit and milk with choice of fish.

    Taylor County

  • TCHS band places sixth at semifinals


    The Taylor County High School Marching Band placed sixth in the Kentucky Music Educators Association Class AAA State Marching Band Semifinal event Saturday, Oct. 29, at Allen County-Scottsville.

    The Marching Cardinals received a distinguished score of 88.4. The top four bands advancing were Bourbon County, Adair County, Russell County and Garrard County. Boyle County was fifth.

  • Homecoming Royalty


    Campbellsville High School had its football homecoming on Friday as the Eagles defeated Fort Knox 25-24.

    Crowned king and queen were Trey Henry and Amythyst McColley, at left, while Hayden Neal and Megan Novak were named prince and princess.

  • Circuit Clerk’s office to open Saturday

    The Taylor Circuit Clerk’s Office will be open Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon due to the upcoming closure of the Department of Transportation office on Saturday Nov. 12.

  • Feds approve Medicaid managed care contracts

    Gov. Steve Beshear announced Monday that the state received notice from the federal Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services that it has deemed Kentucky’s Medicaid managed care systems prepared for this week’s transition of more than 500,000 Kentucky Medicaid recipients to managed care.

  • Somerset man sentenced to two years on pornography charges

    A Somerset man has pleaded guilty to distributing pornography and he has been sentenced to serve two years in prison for his crimes.
    Timothy L. Cook, 30, of 338 Frances Drive, was indicted in March by a Taylor County grand jury and charged with 13 counts of distributing matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.
    On Tuesday, Oct. 25, Cook pleaded guilty to the crimes. Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly sentenced Cook to two years in prison, to be served at the same time as sentences he received in three Pulaski County cases.