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Education

  • CU students to meet with legislators

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University students will participate in National Professional Social Work Month by attending a social work rally at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort on Wednesday, March 2 and also meeting with legislators.

    The theme of the month's celebration is "Social Workers Change Futures."

  • Dare to be a dummy?

    Bonnie Webster

    Taylor County Public Library

    I wish I had come up with the idea of the "Dummies" books.

    There is a "Dummy" book for just about anything you want to learn how to do.

    The "For Dummies" brand is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Here is a list of the books that the Taylor County Public Library has.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for Feb. 18. They are kindergartner Meleah Arnold, first grader Zachary Smith, second grader Marc Shewmaker, third grader Autumn Matney, fourth grader Amber Cave and fifth grader Kate Cheatham.

  • CES students deliver valentines

     

    Students in Lisa Wiseman's kindergarten class at Campbellsville Elementary School made valentine bags earlier this month to deliver valentines to their classmates.

  • TCMS wins at regional Governor's Cup

     

    Taylor County Middle came home with honors on Saturday, Feb. 5 from the Middle School Regional Governor's Cup competition in Russell County.

    Jilly Bruns was runner-up in the mathematics assessment. Levi Haliday brought home fifth place in the social studies assessment, and the quick recall team won a third-place trophy in the 15-school competition.

    TCMS was also the recipient of the Hume Sportsmanship award.

    Bruns and Haliday qualified to compete in the state competition in March.

  • CU names Kelsey Best as Miss Valentine

     

    Ariana Johnson

    Campbellsville University

    Kelsey Best, a sophomore from Harrodsburg, has been named the 2011 Miss Valentine Pageant queen at Campbellsville University.

    The CU Student Government Association hosted the Miss Valentine Pageant on Friday, Feb. 11 in Ransdell Chapel. The theme was "At Last" by Etta James.

  • School menus for Feb. 28-March 4

    Campbellsville Independent

    Feb. 28-March 4

    Monday - Barbecue ribs, scalloped potatoes, green beans, mixed fruit, bread slice and milk. Choice: chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Grilled cheese, chicken noodle soup, vegetable sticks, corn ships, mandarin oranges and milk. Choice: corn dog.

    Wednesday - Manager's choice, hashbrown, tossed salad, banana pudding and milk. Choice: pork chop.

    Thursday - Chili, crackers, cheese slice, carrot sticks, apple, Scooby cookies and milk. Choice: fried steak.

  • TCHS Fit 4 Life hosts basketball tournament

     

    Taylor County High School Fit 4 Life program hosted a 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Friday, Jan. 28 at the TCHS gym.

    There were 12 teams that gathered for a small sermon by Bro. Brian Rafferty and played a double elimination basketball tournament. A group of sophomore boys and one freshman dominated the court to win the tournament undefeated.

  • Winners of bank pageants announced

     

    Chloe Eastridge, the 10-year-old daughter of Jessica and Jay Eastridge, won the Taylor County Extension Office's piggy bank pageant with a hand-knitted owl bank.

    Forty-five children created piggy banks to celebrate Kentucky Saves Week, which is Feb. 20-26.

    The piggy banks, along with 10 adult entries, were displayed in each of six local banks. Each bank promoted savings by awarding savings bonds to students.

    Eastridge's owl was selected to represent Taylor County at the district level.

  • CU offers medical opportunities

     

    Elena Groholske

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is offering students several different ways to get into the healthcare profession. Options are available through Campbellsville University's Technology Training Center, School of Business and Economics and the School of Nursing.