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Education

  • School Menus for Aug. 4-8

    Campbellsville Independent

    Aug. 4-8

    Wednesday _ Pizza, corn, chips, pears, graham cracker and milk.

    Thursday _ Hamburger, pickles, onions, French fries, applesauce, brownie and milk.

    Friday _ Corn dog, baked beans, potato wedges, Fruit Juicee and milk.

    Taylor County

    Aug. 4-8

    Monday _ Hot dog, macaroni and cheese, early peas, fruit salad, vanilla wafers and milk.

    Tuesday _ Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, green beans, bread slice, chilled peaches and milk.

  • Smith is member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars

    Amanda M. Smith of Campbellsville has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

    Smith will be honored during an induction convocation this fall on the campus of Western Kentucky University.

    "NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement. Membership gives students access to a number of amazing benefits including career and networking resources, scholarships, travel and service projects both on campus and in the community," said Stephen E. Loflin, NSCS executive director.

  • Campbellsville University Kid's College

    Students attending Kid's College at the Campbellsville University Technology Training Center for the second session of the summer were, from left, front: Randy Harris, Kendall Bland, Nick Lefever, Cole Frazier, Bart Frazier, Sami Jo Parrott, Jilly Bruns, Sydney Humphress, Madison James, Vanity Furr, Kaylee Pogue, Torie Foster, Bryce Richardson, Molly Sullivan, Madison Jones, Elizabeth Rogers, Ashley Smith, Jessica Haliday and Geoff Bruns.

  • CU offering only homeland security minor among private colleges in Kentucky

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is offering a minor in homeland security beginning this fall - making CU the only private college in Kentucky offering such a minor.

    According to Dr. Frank Cheatham, vice president for academic affairs at CU, homeland security has become a critical part of many organizations, employers and college course offerings.

    "We are proud to offer this minor in homeland security," Cheatham said, "and hope students take a great interest in serving their fellow man as a result of these studies."

  • Thomas is scholarship recipient

    Elydia Thomas of Taylor County was an exchange student in Thailand and wasn't able to attend the Agribusiness/Governor's Scholars Program awards luncheon recently at the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort, where she was honored as a 2008 scholarship recipient and an honorary state commissioner of agriculture. Making the presentations was Aris Cedeno, left, executive director of the Governor's Scholars Program. Accepting the certificate and college tuition check on behalf of their daughter and granddaughter, respectively, were Shelia Thomas, middle, and Nina Cheatham.

  • Fans will pay higher admission price to home games at City Schools

    Staff Report

    The admission price for home games at Campbellsville Independent Schools is increasing. However, middle and high school students won't have to pay at all to attend games at their respective schools.

    Campbellsville Board members approved an increase in the admission price for ball games to $5 at their regular monthly meeting last week. Superintendent Diane Woods-Ayers was out of town and Director of Pupil Personnel Kent Settle presided over the meeting in her absence.

  • Bus Routes: Campbellsville Independent Schools

    Campbellsville Independent Schools have announced bus routes for the 2008-2009 school year.

    Route changes will be made as they become necessary to serve the needs of students. If it does not appear that your address is within the routing, or if you have a question about transportation, contact Donna Gaddis at 849-8108.

  • Bus Routes: Taylor County Schools

    Taylor County School District has released its bus routes for the 2008-2009 school year. The drivers' names and phone numbers are included.

    School officials ask that parents have their elementary-age children ride the bus on the first day of school. Parents may meet their children at the school when the bus arrives.

    No. 15, driven by Utah Canada, 849-5775 - Bypass to KY 210 to Fuller Harding to Hibernia Ridge to Corinth Church to Sandy Y to Social Band to Dean Durham to Garnett Road to Pinnacle Point to Pitman Road to Wedgewood to school.

  • New drop-off procedure at TCES

    Beginning Monday, Aug. 4, parents of Taylor County Elementary students will have new procedures for dropping off and picking up their children, according to TCES Principal Brian Clifford.

    Clifford said that last year all the doors to the school were open and it was difficult for school personnel to know who was entering and leaving the building.

    With 1,200 students, he said, the revised procedures for 2008 are to bring order and safety to the situation.

    For more information, contact the school at 465-5691.

    Morning

  • Judd graduates from SCC

    A Campbellsville woman is among the spring graduates at Somerset Community College.

    In May, the college hosted its annual spring graduation ceremony at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset. SCC, which now boasts an enrollment of more than 7,000 students, two campuses and four satellite centers, awarded a record number of associate degrees, diplomas and certificates this year.

    Tiffany Elizabeth Judd of Campbellsville earned a certificate from SCC in phlebotomy/healthcare worker at the completion of the spring 2007-2008 semester.