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  • CU inducts new members into communications honor society


    Christina L. Kern

    Campbellsville University

    Eight students were inducted into Campbellsville University's chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the official communications studies honor society of the National Communication Association.

  • Residents complete jobs readiness program


    Big Sandy Area Development District Regional Kentucky Works Program recently hosted a jobs readiness class at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church.

    Those who completed the program are, from left, front, Patricia Montgomery, Amanda Thompson, Charletta Gaddie, Delana Dickens and Employment Specialist Donna Benningfield.

    Back, Regional Planner Joe Cornett, Chryslee York, Stephanie Wise, Christina Bagby and Instructor Lisa Cheatham.

  • Finish school early or get started sooner with CU January term classes

    Christina L. Kern

    Campbellsville University

    Want to pick up some extra credit hours?

    Campbellsville University's January term has undergraduate offerings that allow students to finish or even start their degree earlier.

    The term, which runs a total of eight days, from Dec. 27 through Dec. 30 and Jan. 3 through Jan. 6, offers students the opportunity to fit in some extra credit hours in a short amount of time.

  • Conservation contest entry deadline is Dec. 1

    For 67 years, young Kentuckians have been participating in the Conservation Writing and Jim Claypool Conservation Art contests.

    Sponsors of the contest are the Kentucky Division of Conservation, Kentucky Farm Bureau and local conservation districts. This year's theme is "Where Kentucky's Wild Things Are."

    There will be limited printed versions made available at the conservation district office. All material is web-based and can be found at the organizations' websites at www.conservation.ky.gov and www.kyfb.com.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Oct. 27.

    They are, from left, kindergartener Collin Moore, first-grader Madalyn Nolley, second-grader Ashton Johnson, third-grader Peyton McCubbin and fourth- and fifth-graders Shay Williams and Chloe Moss.

  • 'Souper Chilly' Open House


    They gathered to pray that God continue to bless those who come there for help.

    Green River Ministries hosted its third annual "Souper Chilly Open House" on Friday with a dinner to raise money for its homeless shelter.

    A program at 5:30 p.m. featured several speakers, including Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young, GRM Board members and a client who used the services offered at GRM's "one-stop shop."

  • Two vehicles involved in South Central Avenue wreck


    Emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle wreck on South Central Ave. Thursday afternoon. Look for more information in Monday's edition.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for the week of Oct. 20.

    They are, from left, kindergartener Landon Harris, first-grader Jack Leigh, second-grader Jennifer Etheridge, third-grader Emily Watkins and fourth- and fifth-graders Jamie Biggs and Brynn Mendez.

  • CES names Students of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its Students of the Week.

    They are, from left, front, Kaleb Grya, Leigh Hicks, Brady Hoosier, Leo Lamer and Alexis Sharp. Middle, Deja Charles, Xierra Foster, Sarah Adkins, Laci Hodgens, Shelby Smith and Briana Davis.

    Back, Savanna Brockman, Dakota Hardin, Samantha Underwood, Jastyn Shively, Laura Lowe, Waylon Franklin and Lauryn Agathen.

  • School menus for Nov. 7-11

    Campbellsville Independent

    Nov. 7-11

    Monday - Regional KEA meeting. No school.

    Tuesday - Election Day. No school.

    Wednesday - Pizza, buttered corn, pears, vanilla wafers and milk with choice of pork chop.

    Thursday - Chili, cheese slice, crackers, corn chips, carrot sticks, applesauce and milk with choice of fried steak.

    Friday - Hot ham and cheese, potato wedges, buttered peas, mixed fruit and milk with choice of fish.

    Taylor County