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Today's News

  • Bengals, Cowboys and Titans improve to 2-0 in Campbellsville Community Club youth football

    Three teams remained undefeated after week two of Campbellsville Community Club Youth Football.

    In the Senior League, the Cowboys edged the Steelers 12-6 in double overtime while the Bengals improved to 2-0 with a 42-0 thrashing of the Steelers.

    The Cowboys got touchdown runs of 4 and 5 yards by Kendon Young to triumph in two extra periods over the Eagles.

    After a scoreless regulation, Young put the Cowboys up 6-0 before Eagle defenders Hunter Christie and Justice Gregory stopped the conversion try.

  • Up, up and away

    The rumors started flying Friday morning - gas prices would jump more than $1.30 a gallon and reach $5 by the end of the day. Motorists started filling up.

    "We did have a little bit of a rush," said East Broadway Minit Mart Manager Sherrie Estes. "We were hearing it would be $4.50 to $5 a gallon."

    Prices jumped, but not that high. Instead, the price of a gallon of gas increased about 30 cents to $3.98 for regular unleaded at most stations. The statewide average was $4.02 on Monday.

  • Second 23 years starts somewhat similar to first go-round for local sports editor

    Friday night ended a 23-year run as sports editor at the Central Kentucky News-Journal. And Saturday began the start of another period of covering sports on the local scene.

    On Friday the 13th, September 1985, a raw sports ed headed to Russell Springs to cover the Campbellsville High at Russell County football game.

    Then editor Richard RoBards kept calling during the week and telling me of deletions from the Eagle attack.

    The CHS bad luck actually began during pre-season drills when first-year head coach David Payne was forced to resign because of a back injury.

  • Black celebrates second birthday

    Grace Nevaeh Black turned 2 years old on Aug. 31. She is the daughter of Brian and Marsha Black of Campbellsville, and has two brothers, Chris and Shawn. Her grandparents are Jerry and Phyllis Black and Mike and Sharon White, all of Campbellsville.

  • School Menus for Sept. 22-26

    Campbellsville Independent

    Sept. 22-26

    Monday - Beef stew, hash brown, pineapple, cottage cheese, biscuits and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken tenders, scalloped potatoes, green beans, fruit salad and milk.

    Wednesday - Corn dog, buttered peas, macaroni and cheese, cake with strawberries and milk.

    Thursday - Pork roast or pork chop, mashed potatoes, broccoli casserole, baked apples, rolls and milk.

    Friday - Hot ham and cheese, potato rounds, baked beans, granola bar, apple and milk.

    Taylor County

    Sept. 22-26

  • Farmer Generations

    Four generations of the Farmer family are pictured, from left, great-grandfather Milton Farmer, grandmother Frances Anderson and mother Sharon Ewing, holding her daughter Jaelin Ewing.

  • Lions Club installs new officers

    Campbellsville Lions Club elected new officers for 2008-2009. The club hosted its installation of the new officers and directors at the Giles House. They are, from left, front: Samuel Underwood, membership chairman; Kris Henderson, Lion tamer; Sarah S. Hubbard, treasurer; Ottis Wright, first vice president; and Kenneth Pierce, second vice president. Middle row: Joseph Jones, tail twister, director; Mel Gilbert, secretary; and Helen Underwood, assistant secretary and third vice president. Back: Dr.

  • Williams celebrates 12th birthday

    Raquel Williams, back center, recently celebrated her 12th birthday with friends at the City Pool. She is the daughter of Milt and Carla Williams of Campbellsville.

  • Winning twice in one day is nice

    The Taylor County High School Marching Cardinals participated in two contests Saturday, winning first place in their class in each.

    At the Captain's Classic at Green County High School, the band was named Reserve Grand Champion and won the best overall awards for percussion and color guard along with first-place band and best percussion and best color guard in Class AAA.

    Other bands competing included Class AA Monroe County, Class AAAA Marion County, Anderson County and Grand Champion Mercer County and Class AAAAA duPont Manual.

  • Panthers punish CU Tigers 50-14

    NAIA No. 5-rated Ohio Dominican built a 36-0 lead en route to a 50-14 whipping of Campbellsville University on HIG Field at Ron Finley Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

    The Tigers avoided the shutout when Greg Fountain tallied from three yards out and then added a Markus Ramsey one-yard touchdown reception from Ross Deaton. Detrick Briggs ran in the two-point conversion.

    Fountain finished with 61 yards on 20 carries while Deaton passed for 141 yards. Russell Parker was Deaton's top receiver with six catches for 54 yards.