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Today's News

  • Two charged in sealed indictments

    Two Campbellsville residents have been charged with drug crimes in indictments recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.

    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.

    Gary Daniel Harris, 30, of Anna Court was charged in two separate indictments with two counts of first-degree selling oxycodone.

    Bond in one case was set at 10 percent of $20,000. In the other case, Harris' bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000.

    If convicted in both cases, Harris could be sentenced to as much as 20 years in prison.

  • Man accused of not paying for gasoline

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with theft after he allegedly drove away from a gas station without paying for his gasoline.

    Curtis Dwayne Phillips, 41, of 3606 Elk Horn Road was arrested at 8:25 p.m. Thursday, July 31.

    According to Phillips' arrest citation, he is accused of pumping $67.48 in gasoline at Minit Mart on East Broadway and driving away without paying.

  • Fairview Baptist, Campbellsville Christian claim VMP softball tournament crowns

    Fairview Baptist downed defending champion Campbellsville Christian and St. Mark Methodist in the Men's Church League Tournament while Campbellsville Christian 1 claimed the Church Coed League title in post-season softball action at Veterans Memorial Park.

    Fairview, the No. 2 seed, finished one game behind regular-season champion Elk Horn Baptist, which was upset by St. Mark's in the tourney semifinals on Monday.

  • School Menus

    Campbellsville Independent

    Aug. 11-15

    Monday - Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, green beans, pineapple, bread slice and milk.

    Tuesday - Ham sandwich with lettuce and tomato, baked chips, carrot sticks, applesauce, Sunshine Bar and milk.

    Wednesday - Fish sandwich, pinto beans, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, fruit sherbet and milk.

    Thursday - Lasagna, tossed salad, corn, mandarin oranges, toast and milk.

    Friday - Hot dog, pork and beans, potato rounds, pears, vanilla wafers and milk.

    Taylor County

    Aug. 11-15

  • Hill Anniversary

    E. Mac and Fayetta Cox Hill of Campbellsville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 19.

    The Hills have two sons and a daughter-in-law, Jim Hill of Louisville and Allan and Rosie Hill of Campbellsville; and two daughters and sons-in-law, Amy and Brad Onken of Hazelton, W.Va., and Katy and Bruce Blancett of Goshen, Ky.

    They also have 11 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two more on the way.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Aug 6, 1998

    Mr. and Mrs. Richard Barnett celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary recently at their home.

    Marine Sgt. Steven C. Peterson was promoted to his present rank while serving with Weapons Training Battalion, Edson Range Area, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

    Sarah Raikes, family and consumer sciences teacher at Campbellsville High, has been chosen as the 1998-1999 Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher of the Year.

    Doris Kearney Gray, 59, of Buckner Street, Campbellsville, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, in Greensburg after an illness.

  • Taylor County students recognized in national competition

    Five Taylor County High School students recently participated in the STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Events at Family, Career and Community Leaders of America's 2008 National Leadership Meeting in Orlando, Fla.

    Channing Grant and Carla Watson, who are seniors at TCHS, received gold medals in the chapter service project display category, one of 16 national STAR events available to FCCLA students.

    Chelsea Hardin, Sarah Jefferson and Rachel Wise, 2008 TCHS graduates, received silver medals for their participation in the chapter showcase manual category.

  • French-Willis

    Tara Nicole French of Campbellsville and Jonathon Lee Willis of Greensburg exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, March 8 at Greensburg Church of the Nazarene.

    Bro. Jared Henry performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Margaret French of Campbellsville and Jay French of Hodgenville.

    The groom is the son of David and Penny Willis of Breckinridge and Sandy and Garry Caven of Greensburg.

    Decorations at the church featured candelabras and a unity candle adorned with pink and white roses, lilies and greenery with white bows.

  • CU receives $10,000 from Rowland Foundation

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University received $10,000 from the Rowland Foundation recently at a ceremony in Winchester.

    Dr. Frank Cheatham, vice president for academic affairs, accepted the check on behalf of Campbellsville University President Michael V. Carter.

    The donation will provide 10 scholarships for full-time students who have completed the university's Summer Education Experience program.

  • Rodgers-Schulten

    Jenna Marie Rodgers of Campbellsville and John J. Schulten III of Louisville will exchange weddings vows on Friday, Aug. 29.

    Rodgers is the daughter of Ricky and Ann Rodgers of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Mitchell and Mildred Rodgers and Ann Ball, all of Campbellsville, and the late William Garland Ball.

    She is a 2002 graduate of Taylor County High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of Louisville. Rodgers is currently attending the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.