Local News

  • Campbellsville man injured in Hodgenville crash


    A Campbellsville man was injured about 12:45 p.m. Monday in a two-vehicle crash outside Hodgenville.

    Alan Vawadzki, 46, of Hodgenville, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet pickup on Salem Lake Road.

    Vawadzki's vehicle crossed the center line and sideswiped a 1994 Ford Ranger pickup driven by Joshua Cash, 29, of Campbellsville. Cash's truck left the roadway and came to rest in a grassy area on the right side of the roadway.

  • E-911 employee graduates from telecommunicator academy


    Campbellsville Police Department recently announced that Kathleen Edwards of Greensburg graduated from the Department of Criminal Justice Training Basic Telecommunicator Academy on Friday, Oct. 12, on the Eastern Kentucky University campus along with 22 other class members.

    Edwards graduated as a trainee of distinction in recognition of her maintaining an academic grade average higher than 95 percent.

  • CHS crowns homecoming queen


    Seniors Brennan Wheatley and Sydney Jeffries were crowned king and queen at Campbellsville High School's Football Homecoming on Friday before the Eagles defeated Lynn Camp.

    Sophomores Tony Barrera and Cassie Squires were the prince and princess.

    The crown bearer was Rowan Pettet and the flower girl was Ivy Lawler.

  • State test scores expected soon

    Calen McKinney


    Campbellsville School officials are bracing themselves.

    State test scores are expected soon from when students took their first exams under a new testing system, a state-mandated overhaul of how school districts are measured.

  • TCHS band receives distinguished ratings


    Taylor County High School Marching Band traveled to Glasgow on Saturday, Oct. 13, to compete in the Barren County Marching Invitational. Seventeen bands competed and TCHS was one of only five bands recognized for earning a distinguished rating in both the preliminary and finals performances.

    In the preliminary round in Class AAA, TCHS received first place and a best percussion award.

    The top 10 bands competed again in the finals round where the band placed fifth among all classes.

  • CU receives more high rankings from U.S. News

    April Hill

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University, recently ranked as one of the top regional universities in the South, according to U.S. News & World Report, has received other notable rankings in several sub-categories. These categories include campus ethnic diversity, economic diversity, most international students and least amount of debt-class of 2011.

  • School Menus for Oct. 22-26

    Campbellsville Independent

    Oct. 22-26

    Monday - Scrambled eggs, sausage patty, baked apples, biscuits and gravy and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken tenders, scalloped potatoes, seasoned carrots, banana, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, tossed salad, Gogurt, garlic bread and milk.

    Thursday - Beef tacos, chips with cheese and salsa, refried beans, fruit and milk.

  • CES to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School will celebrate Red Ribbon Week next week with several activities.

    Red Ribbon Week was established when Enrique "Kiki" Camarena, a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent, was kidnapped and killed in 1985. He was very close in unlocking a multi-billion-dollar drug pipeline that ran high into the Mexican army, police and government.

  • CU hires assistant professor of education


    Lucas Pennington

    Samantha Stevenson

    Campbellsville University

    Deborah Allen Spalding of Lebanon has been employed at Campbellsville University as an assistant professor of education, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of CU.

    Spalding is a 1975 graduate of Marion County High School. She graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in 1981 with a bachelor's degree in special education for kindergarten through eighth-grade students.

  • CU hires transfer counselor


    Lucas Pennington

    Campbellsville University

    Lindsey Taube Hines, a native of Scarborough, Maine, who now lives in Campbellsville, has been employed as transfer counselor in the Office of Admissions at Campbellsville University, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of CU.

    Hines graduated from CU in 2011 with a bachelor of science in mass communications. She is a 2008 graduate of Scarborough High School.