• Taylor County student graduates from first youth leadership class


    Taylor County's Kaitlyn Benningfield has graduated from this summer's first class of The Center for Rural Development's 2011 Rogers Scholars youth leadership program.

    The Rogers Scholars program - The Center's flagship youth program - provides leadership and scholarship opportunities for rising high school juniors from across Southern and Eastern Kentucky and encourages graduates to build their careers in the region.

  • Students named to WKU dean's, president's lists

    Several Taylor County residents have been named to the spring 2011 dean's and president's lists at Western Kentucky University.

    Students earning dean's list honors have a GPA of 3.4 to 3.79 in a 4.0 scale.

    Students from Campbellsville listed on the dean's list are Emily G. Allen, Jolyn N. Brady, Morgan M. Murrell, Lindsey E. Wise, Jacob A. Williams, Dillon B. Mays, Victor C. Farrar and Matthew G. Dudgeon.

    Students on the president's list have GPAs of 3.8 to 4.0.

  • Host families needed in Campbellsville

    Academic Year in America is looking for Campbellsville families to host high school exchange students from all over the world.

    This year, AYA is bringing hundreds of high school students to the U.S. to learn about American culture while living with volunteer host families and studying at high schools across the nation. American families have the unique opportunity to learn about the student's culture during this mutually rewarding exchange.

  • Students participate in CU's Kids College


    Attending Campbellsville University's Kids College for the first summer session, from left, front were Cee Cee Creech, who is home schooled; Colleen Spencer, Campbellsville Elementary School; George Prebee, Taylor County Elementary School; Emma Maynard, TCES; Baylie Skaggs, TCES; Catherine Allen, TCES; Yuika Hanada, CES;

  • CU to participate in Kentucky Private College Week

    For the eighth straight year, Kentucky's 20 private, nonprofit colleges and universities are banding together to help prospective students and their families explore private college options in Kentucky during Kentucky Private College Week on July 18-22.

    Campbellsville University will participate.

    During Kentucky Private College Week, all 20 of the colleges and universities will offer campus tours and information sessions about admissions and financial aid at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day.

  • Resident displaying art at library


    Valerie Michelle Pike, 17, of Campbellsville has artwork on display at Taylor County Public Library.

    Pike, a home-schooled senior, is the daughter of Ed and Marcenia Pike. They attend Saloma Baptist Church.

    Her drawings are all in pencil and will be on display through the end of July.

    Pike says she has been drawing since the age of 3 and hopes to study art at Campbellsville University. She also enjoys sculpture.

  • Campbellsville students learn about engineering


    Campbellsville Independent School students were introduced in May to the many different opportunities for jobs in the engineering field.

    The 21st Century after-school programs at Campbellsville High School and Campbellsville Elementary School, the Family Resource and Youth Services Center, along with the CISD Talented and Gifted Program and Greater Campbellsville United sponsored the event.

  • CHS honors top students


    Campbellsville High School honored its top two students from the Class of 2011 on graduation night, Friday, May 27.

    According to CHS Principal Kirby Smith, Melanie Brockman was valedictorian and Taylor Levi was salutatorian.

    Smith said he enjoyed working with both students during their high school careers.

    "They were both great students who came to school every day ready to perform at the highest level," he said. "I look forward to seeing the many successes that await them."

  • CU promotes director to assistant dean of academic support


    Elena Groholske

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Kevin Propes has been promoted to assistant dean of academic support, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

    Propes previously served as director of introductory studies.

    He is a 1998 graduate of Campbellsville University with a bachelor of science in business administration. He has a master of arts in higher education from University of Louisville.

  • TCMS cheerleaders host car wash


    Taylor County Middle School 2011-2012 cheerleading squad hosted a car wash recently to raise money for upcoming competitions.

    The squad is coached by Lindsey Atwood.