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  • Flanagan reappointed to state board

    Dan E. Flanagan of Campbellsville has been reappointed to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.
    Gov. Steve Beshear made the announcement Friday.
    Flanagan will serve a term expiring Dec. 31, 2016. He was appointed to the Council in 2005.  
    He served as vice chair from January 2007 to February 2010.

  • BBB offers advice on home repairs

    On the hunt for a reputable contractor to repair damage left behind by severe weather?
    Be aware of those who may try to take advantage of the situation — home repair rip-off artists overcharge, perform shoddy work, or skip town without finishing the job.
    BBB urges homeowners to use extreme caution when dealing with door-to-door or out-of-state solicitors who offer “quality work at great prices.”
    The BBB offers the following tips for consumers who may be facing major repairs after a disaster hits home:

  • Teen diabetes on the rise

    Parents of teens with type 1 and type 2 diabetes often have concerns about the disease, its impact on their family, and how to keep their teen safe and healthy. The good news is that parents can help their teen children effectively manage diabetes to ensure their health and well being now and into adulthood.

  • Police group awards criminal justice student $1,000 scholarship

    Campbellsville University student Kelly Buck is among 13 top students who will receive $1,000 college scholarships to encourage their pursuit of law enforcement/public safety careers by the professional public safety officers of the Law Enforcement Education Program.
    Buck, who has a 3.8 GPA, is pursuing a degree in criminal justice at Campbellsville University. She plans to work in the juvenile justice program. She has been named to the president’s and dean’s list for the past four semesters and serves as a housing monitor on campus.

  • A good admissions essay may mean more money for college

    Some colleges, especially private schools, require an essay before deciding whether to admit high school seniors as college freshmen. But that essay may also help when it comes to paying for college, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.
    Generally, the more exclusive the college, the more important the essay may be in admissions and financial aid decisions.
    Essays give colleges a chance to learn more about students than the information on an application. That gives writers a chance to set themselves apart from other students.

  • CU business professor to receive tenure

    Dr. Richard E. Corum, associate professor of business administration management at Campbellsville University, has been granted tenure, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.
    Corum has served at Campbellsville University since 2005. During that time he has served as associate dean of the School of Business and Economics, online MBA director and professor of management and marketing.

  • Campbellsville University’s Dr. Cunha promoted

    Dr. Alcingstone “Tony” Cunha, assistant professor of music and associate dean of the School of Music at Campbellsville University, has been promoted to associate professor of music and associate dean of the School of Music, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

  • CU education professor receives tenure

    Dr. Donna Irwin Hedgepath, associate professor of education at Campbellsville University, has been granted tenure, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.
    Hedgepath has served at CU since 2004. She received her bachelor of music from Campbellsville College in 1992, and master’s of music in music education from Campbellsville University in 1999.
    Hedgepath as served as CU since 2001, serving as adjunct professor for CU’s School of Music until 2004 when she became assistant professor of education.

  • Students attend FCCLA training

     

  • School menus for Aug. 8-12

    Campbellsville Independent
    Aug. 8-12

    Monday — Bacon cheeseburger, French fries, baked beans, mandarin oranges and milk. Choice — chuckwagon.
    Tuesday — Spaghetti with meat sauce, tossed salad, hash brown, fruit rollup, garlic bread and milk. Choice — corn dog.
    Wednesday — Barbecue pork rib on bun, buttered corn, peaches, cinnamon cookie and milk. Choice — pork chop.
    Thursday — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, green beans, fruit cocktail and milk. Choice — chicken fried steak.