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Education

  • CU to host annual Valentine Pageant on Feb. 11

     

    Campbellsville University's annual valentine pageant will be Friday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. in Ransdell Chapel. The pageant is sponsored by the CU Student Government Association.

  • TCHS names Homecoming king and queen

     

    Hunter Pelly and Kate Gosser were crowned king and queen at Taylor County High School's basketball homecoming on Monday night when the Cardinals and Lady Cardinals hosted Marion County. First runners-up were Tevin Webster and Kimberly O'Brien while Seth Wheatley and Katie Brockman were second runners-up.

  • Project Graduation fundraiser under way

    Campbellsville High School senior parents are raising money for the annual Project Graduation celebration by taking Schwan's pre-orders.

    Catalogs are circulating for Schwan's campaign 32816 through Monday, Feb. 21. All orders must be turned in that day.

    Orders will be available for pickup on Saturday, Feb. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the CHS parking lot. Those who placed pre-orders are asked to bring their payment at that time.

  • Eagle choir to host pie social

    The Campbellsville Middle School Eagle Choir will be host its second annual pie social on Sunday, Feb. 20 at 2 p.m.

    The event will feature the CMS Eagle Choir as well as individual talent performed by students and adults.

    This is a fundraising event for the choir and the money helps with the purchase of music, costumes, props and set design.

    Students are selling tickets at a cost of $4 for adults or $2 for students if purchased before Sunday, Feb. 20.

    Tickets may also be purchased at the door at the cost of $5 for adults or $3 for students.

  • Taylor County residents receive nursing coats at LWC

    Two Taylor County residents recently made history at Lindsey Wilson College when they were among the first Lindsey Wilson nursing students who participated in the college's inaugural white coat ceremony on Jan. 29 in W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall.

    Holly Begley and Stevie Lynn Powell of Campbellsville received white coats during the ceremony. The white coat symbolizes their entry into the profession of nursing.

    The students are on track to earn a bachelor of science in nursing from Lindsey Wilson in May 2013.

  • Bluegrass Cheer squad receives awards

     

    Bluegrass Cheer Stars competed Jan. 22 in the Cheer Ltd. CANAM Southern Kentucky Regional Championships in Adair County. The squad earned first place in the Youth All-Star Level 2 Cheer division, receiving a bid to nationals in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The squad also competed Jan. 15 and placed second at the eighth annual Battle of the Bluegrass in Lexington.

  • Taylor Board amends school calendar

    Having already cut early release days for the remainder of the year, Taylor County School District has added two more make-up days.

    Taylor County Board members have approved an amended 2010-2011 calendar in which students would be in class on Presidents Day - Feb. 21 - and the Friday before spring break - April 1. Because the state requires schools to take four holidays, Taylor County Superintendent Roger Cook said, the District will observe Presidents Day on May 17 - primary Election Day.

  • TCMS partners with Ticket To Reading Rewards

     

    Shannon Clark

    Taylor County Schools

    Taylor County Middle School is partnering with a reading program for the 2010-2011 year - Ticket To Reading Rewards, a program of the National Association of Basketball Coaches Foundation in collaboration with national business leaders.

    The program is for middle school students only and is the leading reading motivational program in the country for middle school students.

  • CU students honored for most students at preacher festival

    Natasha Janes

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University, a founding member of the National Festival of Young Preachers, was recognized at the recent conference for having the most students attending from any college or university affiliated with the organization.

    CU also had the largest number attending last year, which was the inaugural year for the festival.

  • Four conservation scholarships available

    The Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts Auxiliary and the Taylor County Conservation District recently announced four scholarships available to students in Kentucky.

    Applications are available at the Taylor County Conservation District office located at 1105 S. Columbia Ave., Suite B, in Campbellsville.

    The Betty Barrick Non-Traditional Students State Soil Conservation of Natural Resources Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is at least 25 years old and pursuing an undergraduate degree in agriculture or related natural resources field.