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Education

  • 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.

  • Five from Taylor County named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars

    Five students from Taylor County have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars. Students earn this designation by achieving a 4.0 grade point average during all four years of high school and scoring at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    As Sen. Jeff Green Scholars, these students are eligible for $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship awards. Students may receive up to $10,000 toward their college expenses if they continue to do well in school.

  • School Menus for Sept. 1-5

    Campbellsville Independent

    Sept. 1-5

    Monday _ Labor Day. No school.

    Tuesday _ Hot dog, chips, buttered peas, diced peaches and milk.

    Wednesday _ Barbecue pork rib, French fries, baked beans, coleslaw, cookie and milk.

    Thursday _ Pizza, buttered corn, hash brown, orange half, Go-GURT and milk.

    Friday _ Bologna and cheese sandwich with lettuce and tomato, Doritos, baby carrots, Fruit Roll-Up and milk.

    Taylor County

    Sept. 1-5

    Monday _ Labor Day. No school.

    Tuesday _ Deluxe hamburger, baked beans, French fries, cookie and milk.

  • School Menus for Aug. 25-29

    Campbellsville Independent

    Aug. 25-29

    Monday - Chicken patty, French fries, glazed carrots, pudding, peaches and milk.

    Tuesday - Pork chop, gravy, mashed potatoes, lima beans, pineapple, biscuit and milk.

    Wednesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, tossed salad, potato rounds, pears, toast and milk.

    Thursday - Pizza, corn, tossed salad, fruit sherbet, vanilla wafers and milk.

    Friday - Turkey sandwich, lettuce leaf, pork and beans, carrot sticks, Fritos, peaches and milk.

    Taylor County

    Aug. 25-29

  • Free Admission

    Karen Hayes, director of the Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition, presents a check to Taylor County Athletics Director Jeff Gumm. As a result of the contribution, all students at Taylor County High School will receive free admissions to all home games. Also pictured are TCHS Principal Charles Higdon Jr. and Taylor County project manager Pam Quinn.

  • Dudgeon's first day at KCS

    Lily Dudgeon attends her first day of school at Kentucky Christian School. She attends KCS's 3-year-old Sonbeam program. She is pictured with her parents, Holly and Ryan Dudgeon.