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Education

  • CES names August Citizenship winners

    Campbellsville Elementary School's August Citizenship winners are Robert Tungate, Jewell Cox, Sidney Burke, Chloe Cox, Samuel Bell, Heaven Price, Kelsi Boston, Kayla Atkinson, Tayler Judd, Ben Arachi, Jaida Taylor, Kolbe Fisher, Jaleel Cowan, Jasmin Curry, Brooke Franklin, Caylie Blair, Taylor Anderson, Gaby Polston, Reagan Knight, Rachel Brown, Maggie Niemeyer and Isabella Osborne.

  • CMS students complete newspaper project

    Campbellsville Middle School students in Vangie Altman's fifth-grade language arts classes recently completed a project using issues of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to demonstrate comprehension of the four types of sentences. Students cut out samples of declarative, interrogative, exclamatory and imperative sentences and then glued them onto construction paper and labeled them accordingly. Ruben Felix and Jake Despain use teamwork to complete their language arts project.

  • School Menus for Sept. 15-19

    Campbellsville Independent

    Sept. 15-19

    Monday - Shredded barbecue, tater tots, corn on the cob, diced peaches and milk.

    Tuesday - Baked ham, scalloped potatoes, lima beans, fruit cocktail, hot rolls and milk.

    Wednesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, tossed salad, hash brown, pineapple, French bread and milk.

    Thursday - Soft tacos, chicken or beef, Spanish rice, refried beans, sherbet and milk.

    Friday - Chicken patty, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, pears, graham cracker and milk.

    Taylor County

    Sept. 15-19

  • Marching Cards take first place in class at Governor's Cup

    Taylor County Marching Cardinals qualified for KMEA Regional Quarterfinal competition on Saturday at the Governor's Gold Cup Marching Band Festival at Elizabethtown High School.

    In the preliminary round, the Marching Cards were awarded a proficient rating, named first-place band and received the Best Percussion award in Class AAA.

    Hart County was awarded second place and Best Color Guard while Breckinridge County was third.

  • CU breaks ground on new School of Education building

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Ground was broken recently for a new 14,000-square-foot building that will house a School of Education at Campbellsville University.

    "Teaching is the profession that creates all others," said Dr. Brenda Priddy, dean of the school, as CU's oldest educational program began work on its new home.

    A check for $250,000 was also received from James Achterhof, director of the Richard Van Lunen Foundation that has pledged $750,000 toward the building.

  • FFA members bring home several state fair awards

    Taylor County Future Farmers of America members competed at the Kentucky State Fair on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 14-15.

    Entries were exhibited in corn, hay, tobacco, soybeans, plants, horticulture and fresh floral arrangements. Also, competition was held in welding, seed identification, livestock judging, dairy judging, agriculture mechanics and auctioneering.

    There were 16 floral exhibits all receiving blue or red ribbons, which represent the top two-thirds of the competition. There were 41 entries of hay.

  • Thompson is new admissions counselor at CU

    Brandon Thompson of Columbia has been employed as out-of-state and international admissions counselor in the Campbellsville University's Office of Admissions.

    Thompson graduated from Lindsey Wilson College in 2004 with a bachelor of arts in Christian ministries, as well as an associate degree in social science.

    He is also a 2000 graduate of Cumberland County High School.

    From 2005 to 2008, Thompson served as an assistant department manager at Lowe's in Campbellsville.

  • School Menus for Sept. 8-12

    Campbellsville Independent

    Sept. 8-12

    Monday - Grilled cheese, potato wedges, vegetable sticks with dip, dices peaches, Teddy Grahams and milk.

    Tuesday - Sloppy joe, tater tots, cole slaw, banana pudding and milk.

    Wednesday - Cheeseburger, pickles, onions, French fries, applesauce, cookie and milk.

    Thursday - Chicken, mashed potatoes, peas and carrots, fruit salad, bread slice and milk.

    Friday - Sub sandwich with turkey, ham and cheese, lettuce, tomato slice, baked chips, macaroni salad, oatmeal square and milk.

    Taylor County

    Sept. 8-12

  • CU Collegiate Historians to attend presidential inauguration

    Jessica Boggs

    Campbellsville University

    The 2008 presidential election, one of the most intense in history, will conclude on Jan. 20, 2009, with the inauguration of either the first African-American or oldest president ever elected.

    A group of 40 students and faculty from Campbellsville University will be there to watch it happen.

    Dr. Wendy Benningfield, associate professor of history, and Max Wise, assistant professor of political science, were discussing the upcoming election when the subject of the inauguration came into the conversation.

  • CES names Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary students who were recently named Student of the Week for their classroom are, from left, front: Emily Hayden, Kiedlan Boils, Ethan Perkins, Jasmine Mitchell, Deja Charles and Casey Hardin. Middle: Nicholas Smothers, Gabe Burruss, Lathan Cubit, Austin Lane, Zaquan Sheppard and Samuel Bell. Back: Blair Lamb, Tatem Wiseman, Brookelyn Franklin, Breanna Spaulding, Keniayah Barnett, Shauna Jones and Brenna Wethington.