• KCA releases honor roll

    Kentucky Christian Academy has released its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2010-2011 school year.

    Students listed follow.

    All A's

    First Grade - Joshua Baum, Laken Floyd, Joshua Gaddis, Rebekah Scott and Baylie Somerville.

    Second Grade - Nick Cheatham, Keeli Farmer, Reili Farmer, Stephen Ferrie, Natalie Ford, Brad Gribbins, Adam Jeffries, Brianna Mardis, Austin Tungate and Grayson Wise.

    Third Grade - Jackson Grimsley, Emma Sadler, Dillon Parnell, Haleigh Murphy, Annalise Scott and River Russell.

  • City Schools add another make-up day

    Campbellsville Independent students will be in school on Presidents Day - Monday, Feb. 21.

    Campbellsville Independent School Board met in special session at noon Monday to address calendar concerns.

    The school district has so far missed seven days for bad weather.

    On Monday, the Board agreed to change the Feb. 21 holiday to a regular school day and change Primary Election Day - Tuesday, May 17 - to a teacher workday.

    As of now, May 24 will be students' last day.

  • Deadline extended for Rogers Scholars and Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute

    Due to winter weather and the large number of school closings across the region over the past two months, The Center for Rural Development is extending the application deadline for two of its summer youth leadership programs - Rogers Scholars and Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute - until Feb. 7.

    All paperwork must be mailed and postmarked by Feb. 7 to be considered by The Center.

  • TCMS wins awards at academic team meet


    The Taylor County Middle Academic Team participated in the middle school district Governor's Cup competition at Campbellsville Middle School on Saturday, Jan. 22.

    Overall, TCMS placed first in Quick Recall.

    In math, Jacob Hiller received second place and Jilly Bruns received fifth.

    In science, Cooper Hall received a first place award and Preston Riggs came in second.

    Levi Haliday received first and Brittany Rose second in the social studies category.

  • CU students share Christmas break mission trip experiences


    Christina Miller

    Campbellsville University

    "Looking back, I see how God stretched me and used me to meet needs, and on campus, as a follower of Christ, I have that same responsibility to meet needs," Alan Haven, Campbellsville University's Baptist Campus Ministry president, said at last week's Oasis, a weekly meeting of Baptist Campus Ministry.

    The senior from Shelbyville went to Costa Rica on a mission trip over Christmas break.

  • School menus for Feb. 7-11

    Campbellsville Independent

    Feb. 7-11

    Monday - Grilled chicken patty, scalloped potatoes, green beans, peach cup, bread slice and milk. Choice: chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, hash brown, tossed salad, diced pears, garlic bread and milk. Choice: corn dog.

    Wednesday - Hot ham and cheese, buttered corn, mandarin oranges, graham cracker and milk. Choice: pork chop on bun.

  • CU staff recommends filing for financial aid by Feb. 15

    Christina Miller and Tawny Vilchis

    Campbellsville University

    Planning to attend college in fall 2011? Need money? It's time to get a jump on the FAFSA - the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

    Campbellsville University's Office of Financial Aid helps college students with financing. The FAFSA is the first step a student can take to begin the financial plan they need for higher education, according to Aaron Gabehart, assistant director of financial aid at Campbellsville University.

  • TCMS raises $2,000 for eighth-grade celebration


    Taylor County Middle School hosted a Dancing with the Stars and talent show event on Friday, Jan. 28 and raised $2,000 for the eighth-grade celebration.

    Twenty-one performers participated. Allie Hash was the hostess and David Agee was the sound coordinator.

  • Louisville pastor encourages people to build self-esteem


    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    The erosion of African-Americans' confidence was the "greatest crime" against them, Dr. Kevin W. Cosby, pastor of St. Stephen Church in Louisville, who is also president of Simmons College of Kentucky, told those attending Campbellsville University's Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service on Jan. 19.

  • New resource helps high school students make best college choice

    Kentucky high school students now have another free resource to help them through the college application process, the College Cost & Planning Report.

    Each report is a personalized calculation and comparison of aid eligibility and net prices of the colleges a student is interested in attending, based upon the student's academic and financial status. Students and parents can compare out-of-pocket costs to help decide which schools best fit their budget.