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Education

  • New CU faculty named

    Campbellsville University's new faculty members include, from left, front: Erin Holmes, English as a second language endorsement specialist; Sharon Hundley, associate professor of education and co-coordinator of ECE Program; Amanda Ewing, instructor in business; Shane Garrison, instructor in educational ministries; Dr. Jeff Justice, assistant professor of political science; and Beverly Edwards, assistant professor of math and computer information systems. Back: Don Cheatham, instructor in education and computer information systems; Dr.

  • Students learn conflict resolution strategies

    Counselor Greg Sharp, from Westlake Hospital, spoke to third graders at Campbellsville Elementary about conflict resolution. He talked to the boys and girls about personal anger management and how to deal with bullies.

  • Grossology

    Kathryn Doss, a Campbellsville Middle School fifth grader, reacted to her project in "Grossology." CMS fifth and sixth graders enrolled in Grossology, an elective class taught on Tuesdays and Thursdays by sixth grade science teacher Jan Speer, and recently began a study of the "Science of Gross Things." Students made pretend mucus while learning facts about the nose such as how our bodies produce mucus every 20 minutes. Students in this class have also studied facts about saliva and blisters.

  • Smith, Gilpin named Conservation District scholarship winners

    Cody Smith and Aaron Gilpin are the 2008 Taylor County Conservation District Scholarship winners. They each received $500 to assist them in pursuing an agriculture degree.

  • Local students inducted into the National Honor Roll

    Seven local students qualified for induction into the 2007-2008 National Honor Roll.

    Taylor County High School inductees are Timothy Bishop, Zachary Bottoms, Brittany N. Corbin, Zachary S. Myers and Jessica D. Seaborne.

    Campbellsville High School inductees include Donnie R. Foley Jr. and Reagan N. Smothers.

    The National Honor Roll recognizes high-achieving high school and middle school students.

  • CU employs Garrison in theology

    Shane Garrison of Alexandria, Ky., an alumnus of Campbellsville University, has been employed as an instructor in educational ministries at his alma mater.

    Garrison has recently served as associate pastor of Main Street Baptist Church in Alexandria. He has served on four church staffs in Kentucky and Texas in various capacities from youth, children and adult education to pastoral care and counseling.

    He has also served as the chief administrator of a Christian preschool and grammar school.

  • Bookmobile Schedule

    Monday, Sept. 1 - Labor Day. Closed.

    Tuesday, Sept. 2 - Speck Ridge.

    Wednesday, Sept. 3 - Greenbriar and Windsor Gardens.

    Thursday, Sept. 4 - Forest Hills, Foxwood, Crescent Hill and Jackson Tower.

    Friday, Sept. 5 - Stoner Creek.

    Monday, Sept. 8 - Day cares, Taylor County Elementary, Lake Cumberland Head Start, Campbellsville Baptist Church and Howell Street.

    Tuesday, Sept. 9 - KY 210 and Social Band Road.

    Wednesday, Sept. 10 - Meadowcreek and Hathaway Drive.

    Thursday, Sept. 11 - No route.

    Friday, Sept. 12 - No route.

  • CU announces new staff members

    Campbellsville University's new staff members include, from left, front: Kristin Rucker Sexton, Vernon Humphress, Margie Walker, Kaysee Graham Murrell, Jenny Houk, Annette Males, Kerri Fathergill and Lisa Bailey. Middle: John Honeycutt, Alicia Carter, Jennifer Richerson, Ellen Goff, Joe Woosley, Miranda Denney, Jim Hardy, Jackie Emerson and Oscar Vaughn. Back: Perry Thomas, Tim Rogers, Kyle Caven, Joe Stockton, John Ellis, Ron Bernard, Kyle Davis, Joe Walters, Shelley Morris and Deedra Bray.

  • City Schools approve tax rate

    Staff Report

    Campbellsville Independent Schools will see a bit more money this year from property taxes.

    Pending a public hearing next month, School Board members last week approved a 4 percent increase in the District's rate for real and personal property, as it has done each year as long as anyone on the Board can remember.

    According to Finance Director Gayle Newton, the rate will generate an additional $66,130 this coming year.

  • Taylor School Board approves tax rates

    Staff Report

    Pending a public hearing next month, Taylor County School Board members have approved the 2008-2009 tax rates.

    The rates are down from last year, Superintendent Gary Seaborne told Board members during its regular meeting Aug. 12.

    "The last two or three years we've dropped a tenth of a cent, but this time they are significantly lower," Seaborne said.

    The tax on real property dropped .6 cent to 41.2 cents per $100 assessed value. The District's "nickel tax" rate dropped .1 cent to 5.7 cents. Personal property dropped from 44.6 to 43.8.