• CHS student a winner in 'America Saves' project


    Campbellsville High School student Javonne Taylor recently won the high school division of the local competition for the "America Saves" project.  

    This national project encourages people of all ages to save money in an effort to improve financial security of individuals and families.

    Taylor created a piggy bank from a juice bottle as part of his money skills class during a unit on savings accounts.

    Local sponsors were Taylor County Cooperative Extension Service and Taylor County Bank.

  • Campbellsville University announces president's, dean's lists

    Campbellsville University Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Frank Cheatham has announced the academic honors' list for the spring 2011 semester.

    The academic honors' list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours.

    The spring 2011 academic honors' list includes a total of 408 students, with 159 achieving a 4.0 grade point average and having been named to the president's list.

  • TCHS honors valedictorian, salutatorian


    Shannon Clark

    Taylor County Schools

    Taylor County High School recently announced the Class of 2011 valedictorian and salutatorian, according to Principal Charles Higdon. Valedictorian was Hope Wigginton and Salutatorian was Melissa Dillery.

    "Hope and Melissa are students of integrity and character; I've witnessed them stepping up academically and as leaders," Higdon said.

  • CHS releases honor roll

    Campbellsville High School has released its honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period.

    Students listed follow.

    All A's

    ♦ Freshmen - Logan Dial, Zachary Durham, Caleb Gupton, Emily Haley, Brittany Harden, Coty Hunt, Katelyn McMahan, Nathan Riggs and Mollie Williams.

    ♦ Sophomores - Grace Arnold, Samantha Berry, Cassidy Blair, Jasmine Dowell, Stealth Townley, Breanna Underwood and Alana Wise.

  • TCHS seniors receive awards

    Shannon Clark

    Taylor County Schools

    Taylor County High School seniors received several awards during Class Night activities on Thursday, May 26.

    Local awards and scholarships were presented by Vice Principals DiAnne Harris and Scott Franklin.

    Melissa Dillery, salutatorian, and Hope Wigginton, valedictorian, delivered speeches on Friday, May 27 during graduation ceremonies.

    Students receiving awards included:

    ♦ Brandon Underwood - Soil Conservation Scholarship.

  • CU welcomes new board of trustees members


    Elena Groholske

    Campbellsville University

    Chris Reynolds and Jane Wheatley have been named members of the board of trustees at Campbellsville University, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

  • Resident named to MSU dean's list

    Campbellsville resident Eric Douglas Bainer has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2011 semester at Morehead State University.

    To be eligible for dean's list, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 hours of courses.

  • Residents complete job readiness class


    Big Sandy Area Development District sponsored a Jobs Readiness Class during the month of May at the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department. Pictured are, from left, Joe Cornett, regional planner; Donna Benningfield, employment specialist; Sarah Haralson; Tammy Bridges; Felicia Pike; Jerome Pike; Elizabeth Henderson; Lisa Cheatham, instructor; Jackie Livers, Brandon Skaggs and Linda Hamm.

  • KCA students learn fire safety


    Kentucky Christian Academy second-grade students in Jessica Dillon's class recently learned about fire safety from Campbellsville/Taylor County firefighters. From left, front, are Grayson Wise, Briana Mardis, Katie Hollenbach, Blaine Frazier, Natalie Ford, Keeli Farmer, Aaron Steele, Reili Farmer and Austin Tungate. Back: firefighter Keith Bricken, Chloe Newton, Nick Cheatham, Luke Clark, Adam Jeffries, Lathan Hamilton, Hayes Mason, Will Hoenck, Tristin Faulkner, Stephen Ferrie, Brad Gribbins and firefighter Wesley Dillon.

  • Junior Beta officers deliver gifts


    Taylor County Elementary School Junior Beta officers recently helped the Taylor County Family Resource Center assemble and deliver "Read Baby Read" program gifts to Taylor Regional Hospital. The program is designed to emphasize the importance of early childhood literacy to new mothers. Pictured are, from left, Weston Young, Rachel Myers, Pam Hurtgen and Mattie Blakeman.