• CMS student lighthouse team named


    Campbellsville Middle School has named its student lighthouse team.

    The team is a representation of two students from each grade level at CMS. Students went through an application process to be chosen.

    The team will be responsible for helping implement and develop the Leader in Me program at CMS.

    Team members are Brainna Hayes, Zoi McAninch, Kaynlyn Smith, Dakota Slone, Sarah Adkins, Zaquan Cowen, Lauryn Agathen, Caliegh Bright, Brandon Greer and Natasha Combs.

  • TCMS names Leaders of the Week


    Taylor County Middle School Student Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 13 are Hannah Phillips, Amelia Bowen, Rylee Vaughn, Ariel Mattingly, Drew Woodcox and Jadin Sturgill.

  • CU professor receives award


    Kasey Ricketts

    Campbellsville University

    Twyla Hernandez, assistant professor of Christian missions, was presented with the Non-Tenured Faculty Award at Campbellsville University recently.

    Hernandez, who has been employed at CU since 2011, was presented the award by Dr. Michael V. Carter, president, and Dr. Frank Cheatham, senior vice president for academic affairs, at the first chapel of the semester.

  • School Menus for Oct. 13-17

    Campbellsville Independent

    Oct. 13-17

    Monday - Cheeseburger on bun with pickles and onions, baked fries, coleslaw, peaches and milk.

    Tuesday - Breaded chicken patty, mashed potatoes, peas and carrots, mandarin oranges and milk.

    Wednesday - Bosco pizza stick, garden salad, corn, sidekick smoothies and milk.

    Thursday - Chicken nuggets, broccoli casserole, seasoned carrots, fruit cocktail and milk.

  • TCES names Leader in Me winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Leader in Me award winners for the week of Sept. 22.

    They are Cameron Burton, Hayden Heseman, Kaylie Allen, Peyton Godsey and Lylah Curry.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Sep. 26.

    They are kindergartener John Zottman, second-graders Daelan Nichols and Thomas Fritz, third-grader Hayden Hessman and fifth-grader Maggie Rigsby.

  • CU buys property near dining hall


    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is the new owner of the Chandler property next door to Winters Dining Hall. The house had been empty for several years. While it was for sale, the price of the property remained higher than the university was able to work into its budget.

    Nothing happened with the property until two men began working together.

  • Conservation contest details announced

    For 70 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 "Protect Kentucky's Soil."

    The contest is open to all students in the county, including home-schooled students. The deadline is Dec. 1 for the top three art and/or writing entries from each school to be delivered to the local Conservation District office.

  • TCHS FFA team wins first place award


    Brooklyn Lee

    Taylor County High School

    Throughout the summer, Taylor County High School Future Farmers of America members practiced to prepare for competition at the Kentucky State Fair. FFA members had the opportunity to exhibit hay, soybeans, flower arrangements, tobacco, corn and projects they built that served as components for their Supervised Agricultural Experience programs.

    On Aug. 14, the livestock and dairy judging teams competed in their respective areas.

  • TCHS band places fourth in competition


    Taylor County High School Marching Band members traveled to Bardstown on Saturday to compete in the Nelson County Pageant of Bands.

    In the preliminary round in Class AAA, TCHS received third place. In the finals competition that evening, the band placed fourth among all classes.

    "What Goes Up" is the name of this year's show.

    The band is under the direction of Stephen Bishop with Madison Bishop as drum major.