• Local student named to dean's list at Savannah College of Art and Design

    Brittany Eaton of Campbellsville was named to the dean's list at Savannah College of Art and Design for spring 2011.

    Full-time undergraduate students who earn a GPA of 3.5 or above for the quarter receive recognition on the dean's list. Eaton is seeking a bachelor of fine arts degree in sequential art.

  • CU education professor receives tenure


    Ariana Johnson

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Beverly Ennis, associate professor of education at Campbellsville University, has been granted tenure, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

    Ennis, of Greensburg, Ky., received her bachelor of arts in mathematics from Campbellsville College in 1972, where she was named Miss Campbellsville College. She has served at Campbellsville University in the School of Education since 2006.

  • Library announces award winners


    Taylor County Public Library recently announced its summer reading program award winners.

  • School menus for Aug. 3-5

    Campbellsville Independent

    Aug. 3-5

    Wednesday - Pizza, corn, applesauce, Elf Grahams and milk. Choice - pork chop.

    Thursday - Chicken patty on bun, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, sherbet and milk. Choice - chicken fried steak.

    Friday - Grilled cheese, carrots and dip, baked chips, apple and milk. Choice - fish on bun.

    Taylor County

    Aug. 3-5

  • Pike makes sculpture


    Valerie Michelle Pike, 17, of Campbellsville completed this anime sculpture. Pike, a home-schooled senior, is the daughter of Ed and Marcenia Pike. They attend Saloma Baptist Church.

  • Money tips for college students

    College students should have a budget, and it is not a bad idea for high school students either.

    A budget is a tool for tracking the money you make compared with the money you spend. Many people would say a budget is a spending plan, but that doesn't take into account savings or investments. So, let's consider it a money plan.

  • Local high school coordinator accepting host family applications

    Kathleen Lesperance, international exchange coordinator for the nonprofit Education First (EF) Foundation for Foreign Study, the leader in high school exchange, is currently accepting applications for host families for the 2011-2012 school year.

  • BackPack Program in need of adoptions for 2011-12 school year

    According to the 2010 Hunger Study, one in every four Kentucky children is living in poverty.

    Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland is making huge strides in providing food to at-risk children in Central and South Central Kentucky through its BackPack Program.

    The BackPack Program is a weekly take-home food program for children identified by school officials for being at-risk of being hungry on the weekends when school meals are unavailable.

  • TCHS band selling sponsorships

    Taylor County High School band is selling sponsorships, with proceeds going toward the cost of lettering and upkeep of an equipment trailer for the Taylor County Marching Cardinals.

    The marching Cardinals placed third in Class 3A at the KMEA State Marching Band Competition last year, which was the best showing of any TCHS band in the history of the school.

    There are two levels of sponsorship.

  • Campbellsville residents receives pharmacy degrees

    Two Campbellsville residents recently received doctor of pharmacy degrees.

    John Wilcher, the son of Roger and Deborah Bast, and Danielle Smith, the daughter of Danny and Melissa Williams, were awarded degrees from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy at commencement on May 8.

    The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy honored 133 students at the ceremony at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts.