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  • Cox Interior receives $7 million from USDA

     

    A large employer in Taylor County has received a $7 million loan that will help prevent layoffs and could bring job opportunities.

    United States Department of Agriculture officials were in town recently to award Cox Interior a $7 million loan to be serviced through Citizens Bank and Trust Co.

    "It is important that rural development get involved with Cox Interior and other enterprises of this nature to create and save jobs and strengthen the local economy," USDA Rural Development State Director Tom Fern stated in a news release.

  • Day Camp

     

    Taylor County Extension Office hosted day camps last week and taught local children the importance of eating healthy snacks with cooking, games and more.

  • Mannsville Post Office will not close

     

    After residents feared its doors might close for good, Mannsville Post Office will remain open. Its hours of operation will be cut instead in a continual effort to reduce costs.

    An official says the U.S. Postal Service not being able to make a retiree health benefit payment won’t impact the operation of post offices at all.

  • Chick-fil-A draws supporters, no protesters

     

    Some came from across town and others drove 50 miles or more to the Chick-fil-A restaurant on the Campbellsville University campus last Wednesday, but most said they came to make a statement.

    Following recent comments on marriage and traditional family values by Dan Cathy, son of Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy, an uproar has occurred, with people taking strong stances on both sides of the issue.

  • CU employee receives servant leadership award

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville resident Donna Wilson, student accounts manager with Campbellsville University's Office of Business Services, was the staff recipient of the Servant Leadership Award at CU recently.

  • FCCLA officers attend leadership camp

     

    Regional Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America officers Brandy Chelf and Cheyenne Milby from Campbellsville High School and Jordan Moran and Miranda Scott from Taylor County High School attended the Kentucky FCCLA state leadership camp in Hardinsburg this summer.

    They are representing their schools as vice presidents in Region 14 FCCLA for the 2012-2013 school year.

    They will conduct two regional meetings for chapter members in the 10-county area and perform various responsibilities in connection with their respective offices.

  • CMS announces end of the year awards

     

    Campbellsville Middle School announced its end of the year award winners from the 2011-2012 school year on July 9.

  • Local teachers attend CU outdoor classroom institute

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Clay Hill Memorial Forest Outdoor Classroom Institute studied "novel approaches to science teaching" at its program recently.

    Twenty-two teachers, including several from Campbellsville, learned how to use drama, music, pottery, forging, photography, storytelling and directed discovery to teach science.

  • School Menus for Aug. 6-10

    Campbellsville Independent

    Aug. 6-10

    Monday - No menu provided.

    Tuesday - No menu provided.

    Wednesday - No menu provided.

    Thursday - No menu provided.

    Friday - No menu provided.

    Taylor County

    Aug. 7-10

    Tuesday - Hot dog, macaroni and cheese, baked beans, fruit salad, cookie and milk.

    Wednesday - Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, broccoli casserole, bread slice, chilled pears and milk.

  • CU students receive scholarships

    Natasha Janes

    Campbellsville University

    Two Campbellsville University students, seniors Margaret Blaire Bland of Campbellsville and Cameron Campbell of Columbia, have received a grant from the National Science Foundation presented by the Appalachian College Association.

    The scholarships offered consist of $6,000 per academic year per student studying the natural sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics, also known as STEM, majors.  Bland is studying biology and Campbell is studying chemistry.