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Education

  • Eastern Kentucky Child Care participating in food program

    Eastern Kentucky Child Care is now participating in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education.

    Meals will be served at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

    Participants eligible for free and/or reduced price meals must have a completed application with documentation of eligibility information, which may include a SNAP of K-TAP case number or names of household members and income information.

  • Community action participating in food program

    Central Kentucky Community Action recently announced that family day care homes are now eligible to participate in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education.

    Meals will be served at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

    For income and other guidelines or more information, call Shirley Buckman at (270) 692-2136.

  • Conservation scholarship winners announced

     

    The winners of this year's Taylor County Conservation District scholarships are Hannah Hall and Mason Arnold.

    Hall and Arnold are Taylor County High School students pursuing careers in agriculture. They will each receive $1,000. The awards were presented at class night in May.

    Pictured are Hall, Arnold and Barry Smith, a member of the Taylor County Conservation District Board.

  • TENCO attendees donate backpacks to school resource center

     

    TENCO attendees recently donated a backpack filled with school supplies to the Campbellsville Family Resource and Support Services Center, which will be given to a Campbellsville student.

    FRYSC coordinator Sue Crabtree is pictured with the TENCO attendees who participated in the community service project.

  • Students win silver medals at national competition

    After winning local and state competitions, Taylor County High School students Kyrsten Hill, Belinda Cheng and Ivy Neal traveled to the National Family, Community, Career, Leadership of America conference in San Antonio, Texas recently and took home silver medals.

    At national competition, they presented their STAR Event, Portfolio in Review and gave a speech about their local FCCLA chapter at Taylor County High School.

  • Resident named to Morehead State University dean's list

    Amber Pearl Ellard of Campbellsville has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2014 semester.

    To be eligible for dean's list, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 hours of classes.

  • School Menus for Aug. 25-29

    Campbellsville Independent

    Aug. 25-29

    Monday - Bosco pizza sticks, marinara sauce, corn, sidekick smoothies and milk.

    Tuesday - Grilled chicken patty, broccoli with cheese, pinto beans, cornbread, mandarin oranges and milk.

    Wednesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, garden salad with tomatoes, baby peas, breadstick, peaches and milk.

    Thursday - Cheeseburger with pickles and onions, baked fries, baked beans, applesauce and milk.

  • School Menus for Aug. 25-29

    Campbellsville Independent

    Aug. 25-29

    Monday - Bosco pizza sticks, marinara sauce, corn, sidekick smoothies and milk.

    Tuesday - Grilled chicken patty, broccoli with cheese, pinto beans, cornbread, mandarin oranges and milk.

    Wednesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, garden salad with tomatoes, baby peas, breadstick, peaches and milk.

    Thursday - Cheeseburger with pickles and onions, baked fries, baked beans, applesauce and milk.

  • School year off to a good start

    The year is off to a good start at Campbellsville Schools.

    The 2014-2015 school year began last Wednesday, and Campbellsville Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton said, so far, everything has gone well. However, enrollment is a bit less than where the District ended last year.

    Deaton told Campbellsville Board of Education members at their regular meeting on Monday night that open houses went well this summer.

    Preschool students will start class on Aug. 18, he said.

  • CHS student to perform at state fair

    Samuel Kessler, a freshman at Campbellsville High School, will compete at the semi-finals competition of the Coca-Cola Talent Classic at the Kentucky State Fair.

    Kessler will compete on Saturday, Aug. 16, at 2:30 p.m. He will play a piano piece and sing at the South Wing Conference Center of the Kentucky Fair and Exhibition Center.

    The competition is for performers ages 13 to 21. Preliminary competitions are hosted in nearly 40 counties across Kentucky and surrounding states. The semi-final and final competitions are hosted each August.