• TCHS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week for the week of Jan. 21.

    They are freshman Loren Finck, sophomore Sierra DeMurray, junior Haley Wright and senior Brittney Powers.

  • KCA releases honor roll

    Kentucky Christian Academy recently released its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2013-2014 school year. Students listed follow.

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    • Sonbeam - Kyndal Southern.

    • Preschool - Kelsi Auker.

    • Kindergarten - Kellen Floyd, Ceaton Harris and Audrey Hicks.

    • First Grade - Samantha Akridge, Lance Auker, Ethan Kelley, Lily Murphy, Madison Richards, Kade Somerville and Carter Wise.

    • Second Grade - Jack Ellis.

  • Sanders new director of the Louisville Education Center


    Candice Boone

    Campbellsville University

    Chris Sanders, assistant dean of international education at Campbellsville, has been named the director of Campbellsville University's Louisville Education Center.

    "Chris Sanders brings deep and significant administrative expertise to his Louisville Education Center director's position," Dr. Keith Spears, vice president for graduate and professional studies and associate vice president for academic affairs, said.

  • TCMS student wins MLK essay contest


    Landon Thompson, an eighth-grade student at Taylor County Middle School, recently won an essay contest hosted by the Dr. Martin Luther King State Commission.

    Winners were selected based on their reflection of their most inspired MLK moment or speech context with the theme "Opportunities to Rise: Building Bridges."

  • CU ranked in top 100 in online graduate programs

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's education and business online graduate programs have been ranked 70th and 79th respectively in the nation in a report released recently by U.S. News & World Report.

    CU is one of two Kentucky institutions ranked in the Top 100 in the business graduate category and is one of four Kentucky institutions named to the entire list.

  • Governor's mansion art, essay contest open to students

    Kentucky public, private and home school students are invited to submit original artwork and/or essays in the Kentucky Governor's Mansion Centennial Visual Art and Essay Contest sponsored by First Lady Jane Beshear, the Kentucky Governor's Mansion Centennial Committee and the Kentucky Department of Education.

    The contest is part of a yearlong series of events celebrating the 100th anniversary of the current Kentucky Governor's Mansion, also known as the "People's House."

  • TC School Board approves final building plans


    Final plans to carry out Taylor County Schools' district facilities plan were approved at the Board's regular meeting on Jan. 14.

    Kenny Stanfield from Sherman Carter Barnhart architectural firm presented the plans.

    "One of the things that we've come to recognize is that there is no standard for performance-based education," Stanfield said. "This project is making the standard."

  • INFAC donates to Taylor County Schools


    INFAC North America Inc. has donated $2,000 to improve athletic opportunities and technology for students in the Taylor County school district.

    "INFAC North America realizes the importance sports plays in keeping kids healthy and educating them about teamwork," Plant Manager Brian Bland said. "INFAC has become a part of Taylor County School District's team and is pleased to provide this funding to increase opportunities for students to grow, learn and stay physically fit."

  • INFAC donates to Campbellsville schools


    INFAC North America Inc. recently gave a $2,000 donation to the Campbellsville Independent School District.

    The money will be used to buy wireless devices that students can check out in each of the schools' libraries.

    The devices will be part of the District's "Bring Your Own Device" initiative.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of Jan. 13.

    They are Clayton Gordon, Gracie Benningfield, Blayne Dickerson, Brayson Cox and Camryn Rhoades.