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  • Resident added to CU honors list

    Shelby M. Dean of Campbellsville was recently added to Campbellsville University's president's honors list for the spring 2012 semester, according to an announcement from Dr. Frank Cheatham, vice president for academic affairs at Campbellsville University.

    The academic honors' list recognizes students who achieve a GPA of 3.5 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours. Students achieving a 4.0 GPA are named to the president's honors list.

  • TCMS student participates in leadership conference


    Jenna Smith, 11, a student at Taylor County Middle School, recently attended a Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C.

    She was nominated to attend by Lori Schultz, a TCMS teacher.

    The honor is given to students who show exemplary leadership skills. The Congressional Youth Leadership Council selects those who will attend from a pool of nominees.

    Smith, who will be a seventh-grader at Taylor County Middle School this school year, is a member of the TCMS cheerleading team and middle school band.

  • CU social work professor receives promotion


    Dr. Michelle Tucker, assistant professor of social work at Campbellsville University, has been promoted to associate professor of social work, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of CU.

    Tucker, of Campbellsville, has served as a faculty member of CU's Carver School of Social Work since 2008. She is an alumna of CU having received a bachelor of social work in 1998.

  • CU English professor receives tenure, promotion


    Dr. Ariel Kei Wilson fka Dr. Susan Wright, assistant professor of English at Campbellsville University, received tenure and has been promoted to associate professor of English, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of CU.

    Wilson, an alumna of CU, has taught at CU since 2006. She graduated valedictorian and summa cum laude in 1999 with a bachelor of arts in English and psychology.

  • CU hires director of dual credit


    Christina L. Kern

    Campbellsville University

    Scott Necessary of Campbellsville has been employed at Campbellsville University as director of dual credit/assistant to the vice president for admissions, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

  • CU New Testament professor receives promotion


    Dr. Jarvis Williams, assistant professor of New Testament and Greek at Campbellsville University, has been promoted to associate professor of New Testament and Greek, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of CU.

    Williams, of Louisville, has served at CU since 2008. He completed his master's degree in divinity in 2003 and a master's degree in theology in 2004 and doctoral studies at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with his Ph.D. received there in 2008.

  • CU offering academic programs in Hodgenville

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will offer short-term certificate and degree course offerings at the Brockman Center in Hodgenville beginning Aug. 20.

    Carol Sullivan, director of the Technology Training Center at Campbellsville University, said the tech center will be offering allied health certificates in state registered nurse aide, CPR healthcare provider, clinical medical assistant, pharmacy technician and phlebotomy technician.

  • CMS choir performs


    Campbellsville Middle School Choir recently performed its spring musical.

    The choir is directed by Nicole Matthews.

  • Taylor County resident performs in Italy, Switzerland


    A Campbellsville resident was among a group of Lindsey Wilson College students that recently took a musical journey of a lifetime. The 13 LWC students participated in the Rome International Choral Festival in late June.

    The LWC students, including Chelsea Pike of Campbellsville, joined more than 150 other American singers to give concerts at St. Peter's Basilica and the Basilica of Saint Maria Sopra Minerva.

  • Construction begins on new library project


    Bonnie Webster

    Taylor County Public Library

    Construction has begun on the future site of the Taylor County Public Library! Yeah!

    Our building plans were finally approved by the state, and construction has begun. You can keep up with the building's process on our website at www.taylorcountypubliclibrary.org or by searching for Taylor County Public Library on Facebook. We will be updating both sites with new pictures.