• CU gives students opportunity to get ahead in college


    Christina L. Kern

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University gave 12 students the experience of getting ahead in their college career even before starting their freshman year.

    Twelve incoming freshmen participated in the Summer Educational Experience, which gives students the opportunity to grow academically and socially, according to Kevin Propes, assistant dean of academic support.

  • CES names Students of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School has announced its Students of the Week for Aug. 12.

    From left, front, they are Adrien Smith, Aiden Cox, Parker Polk, Zaria Cowan, Timothy Hoskins and Haley Lopez. Back: Sophia Spencer, Tyler Patterson, Seth Hash, Winter Coppage, Aleah Knifley, Karley Morris and Braden Paige.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of Aug. 16. From left, they are Jacob Ford, Conner Roney, Kyle Chappell, Maddie Hill and Kaylee Reynolds.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week. They are, from left, freshman John Moore, sophomore Heather Sabo, senior Kimberly O'Brien and junior Jordan Sutton.

  • National Guard sergeant visits TCES


    National Guard Sgt. Thomas Knight recently visited Taylor County Elementary School to discuss his life in the National Guard. Knight is being deployed to Iraq where he will serve a 400-day stay with Alpha Company 204th ASB. Knight is pictured with his three children, Lindsey, a third-grader, Caleb, a kindergartner, and MaKenzie, a fourth-grader.

  • School menus for Aug. 29-Sept. 2

    Campbellsville Independent

    Aug. 29-Sept. 2

    Monday - Sausage, scrambled eggs, baked apples, biscuits, gravy, jelly and milk with choice of chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Hamburger on bun, pickles, onions, French fries, peach cobbler, ice cream and milk with choice of corn dog.

    Wednesday - Tacos, tortilla chips, lettuce, tomato, cheese, Spanish rice, pineapple tidbits and milk with choice of pork chop.

    Thursday - Manager's choice, baked beans, glazed carrots, pears and milk.

  • Bands to perform in exhibition

    The Taylor County Band will open the 2011 marching season with a performance at the Mark Twain Pre-Season Exhibition at Adair County High School on Saturday, Aug. 27.

    Thirteen area bands will perform beginning at 5 p.m. ET. Taylor County Band will take the field at 7 p.m., Campbellsville's at 5:45 p.m.

    Other bands from the area will include LaRue County at 6:15 p.m., Russell County at 6:45 p.m. and Green County at 7:30 p.m. The evening will conclude with performances by the Lindsey Wilson College Raider Band and the host Adair County band.

  • Author signs books at library


    Dr. Bill Hopkins, a Kentucky author, signed copies and spoke about his book "Z: The Ultimate Resolution Starts Now" at Taylor County Public Library on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Hopkins, at right, is pictured with Taylor County Public Library Director Elaine Munday, at left, and Susan Brents.

  • CHS names Students of the Week


    Campbellsville High School recently announced its Students of the Week. From left are Owen Weeks, Gabby Sanders, Kyle Rakes, Katelyn McMahan, Ryan Gregory, Sydney Jeffries, Tyler Carson and Andreanna Frazier.

  • CU biology professor receives tenure, promotion


    Ariana Johnson

    Campbellsville University

    Brenda Tungate, assistant professor of biology at Campbellsville University, has been promoted to associate professor of biology and has also received tenure at Campbellsville University, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

    Tungate has served at Campbellsville University since 2005. She teaches human anatomy and physiology, medical microbiology, immunology, biology, biochemistry and botany.