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Education

  • O'Brien to graduate from CU

     

    Emilee Kathleen O'Brien, the daughter of Hugh and Mechonda O'Brien of Elizabethtown and the granddaughter of Lloyd and Charlotte Henderson, formerly of Campbellsville, graduated from Campbellsville University on May 2. She graduated as valedictorian and summa cum laude.

    She received a Bachelor's of Science degree in mathematics with a minor in physics.

    While at CU, O'Brien served as a presidential ambassador. She received the mathematics and physics academic awards and this year's Honors Program Award.

  • Attorney with Campbellsville ties speaks at legal symposium

     

    Stephen B. Humphress, general counsel for the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, was a featured conference speaker at the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association's 21st annual Legal Symposium on Alcohol Beverage Law and Regulation on March 10-12 in Alexandria, Va.

    Humphress is the son of Campbellsville residents Donald and Charlotte Humphress. He graduated from Campbellsville High School in 1985.

  • CU celebrates Earth Day

     

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University celebrated Earth Day recently at Turner Log Cabin Park, where students, faculty and staff were joined by students from Campbellsville Independent Schools for traditional planting of trees and flowers.

    CU President Dr. Michael V. Carter said, "As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God's grace."

  • CU develops online chapel experience

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has begun an online chapel experience for students.

    Developed in partnership with Learning House, CU's online chapel is the first of its kind in the online educational world, Dr. Shane Garrison, assistant professor of educational ministries and director of theology online at CU, said.

  • School Menus for May 12-16

    Campbellsville Independent

    May 12-16

    Monday - Mini corn dogs, macaroni and cheese, green beans, mixed fruit, fruit and milk.

    Tuesday - Sausage, biscuit and gravy, scrambled eggs, baked apples, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Lasagna, garden salad with tomatoes, baby peas, garlic bread, sidekick smoothies, fruit and milk.

    Thursday - Bosco pizza sticks with marinara sauce, sweet corn, pineapple tidbits, fruit and milk.

  • CHS students named STLP champs

     

    Nineteen Campbellsville High School Student Technology Leadership students recently returned from state competition at the University of Kentucky, with two named state champions.

    Emily Haley competed in the electronic publishing category, and her products were selected as the best entries in the state. She won first place for college and career readiness cards and second place for the 2014 Distinguished Young Woman program book. Abigail Heineman also worked on the program in last year's STLP class and Haley completed it for this year's program.

  • TCHS students learn about eating healthy, staying fit

     

    Taylor County High School students got to have fun as they learned about the importance of eating healthier and staying physically active at the Fuel Up to Play 60 grant kickoff on April 24.

    Founded by the National Dairy Council and the National Football League, the grant program aims to help young people make healthy choices to ensure proper nutrition and prevent obesity.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of April 25.

    They are Carli Tackett, Kaylea Neeley and Lane Whitley.

  • TCMS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County Middle School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of April 21.

    They are Ashlee Edwards, Katelyn Pike, Ally Curry, Griffin Hall, Merick Turner and Frank Bladen.

  • Board members award softball fieldhouse bid

    Campbellsville school officials will likely spend a bit more than they planned to build a new softball fieldhouse.

    At a special meeting on Monday afternoon, Campbellsville School Board members voted to accept a bid from Vanhook Enterprises in Somerset to build the facility for $181,300.

    During last month's meeting, members learned that bids for the project came in at quite a bit more than the $151,570 the district allotted for it.