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Today's News

  • Local student receives Beta award

     

    Matti Blakeman, Kentucky's Junior State Beta secretary for 2013-2014, recently earned the Bob Morris Leadership Scholarship for her leadership abilities in Beta.

    The scholarship is only given to one student each year who participates in Kentucky Junior State Beta Club.

    Brockman is the daughter of David and Jill Blakeman and is a student at Taylor County High School.

  • School Menus for Sept. 1-5

    Campbellsville Independent

    Sept. 1-5

    Monday - Labor Day. No school.

    Tuesday - Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, pineapple tidbits and milk.

    Wednesday - Scrambled eggs, sausage patty, hash brown, biscuit and gravy, baked apples and milk.

    Thursday - Chicken nachos, tortilla chips with salsa, Spanish rice, diced peaches and milk.

    Friday - Hot dog on bun, corn chips, pork and beans, applesauce, fruit, graham cracker and milk.

    Taylor County

  • Louisville youth tour CU campus

     

    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    Education is important to the Rev. Matthew Smyzer.

    And that is why for the past three years, Smyzer, executive director of the Baptist Fellowship Center and a CU Board of Trustees, CU Church Relations Council member and former chair, has brought a group of Louisville area students to Campbellsville University to encourage them to stay in school and plan on going to college. July 21 was no exception.

  • CU hosts 14 students in Summer Education Experience Program

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Summer Education Experience helped 14 students from Kentucky, Georgia and South Carolina a head start on their college career in July.

    The program allows the students opportunities to grow academically and socially.

  • CU School of Nursing visits Haiti on mission trip

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's School of Nursing had two large medical clinics and two smaller clinics in Haiti on a mission trip July 23-29.

    A team of 20, including Angie Atwood, assistant professor of nursing, current nursing students, nursing graduates and members of the community, had the large medical clinics in countryside churches and two smaller clinics at orphanages.

  • CU to focus on ethics for Quality Enhancement Plan

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will be focusing on ethics this academic year as the Quality Enhancement Plan from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges begins its first year of a five-year plan of action.

    The plan, formally called "Find your Compass: Developing a Basis for Ethical Decision Making," will enrich student learning from the freshman year through the senior year.

  • Transportation Cabinet sponsors poster contest

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials recently announced the beginning of this year's Adopt-a-Highway poster contest.

    Students across the commonwealth are invited to submit entries. The contest is open to all Kentucky students who are elementary, middle and high school age.

  • Eastern Kentucky Child Care participating in food program

    Eastern Kentucky Child Care is now participating in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education.

    Meals will be served at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

    Participants eligible for free and/or reduced price meals must have a completed application with documentation of eligibility information, which may include a SNAP of K-TAP case number or names of household members and income information.

  • Community action participating in food program

    Central Kentucky Community Action recently announced that family day care homes are now eligible to participate in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education.

    Meals will be served at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

    For income and other guidelines or more information, call Shirley Buckman at (270) 692-2136.

  • Community watch group delivers emergency kit, names board of directors

     

    The Taylor County Community Watch group recently delivered its second emergency kit to a Campbellsville resident. Group members plan to deliver several more kits.

    The group also donated 66 pounds of food to Taylor County Animal Shelter for rescue animals. Hall made the presentation to Sarah Clark.