• Raffle raises nearly $17,000 for Taylor County Schools


    For the second year, Coppock Appliance & Electronics and Q-104/K-Country 105.7 raffled a 70-inch Sharp Quattron television to raise money to benefit students in the Taylor County School District. The raffle raised $16,867.55 to provide iPad devices for students throughout the district.

    Maurice Coppock, owner of Coppock Appliance & Electronics, said the education of students can't be neglected.

  • TCES to host kindergarten registration

    Taylor County Elementary School will have kindergarten registration on Thursday, March 27, and Friday, March 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those who want to enroll should call the school to schedule an appointment at (270) 465-5691.

    Items needed to enroll include two proofs of residence, birth certificate, immunization records, physical, eye exam by a licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist, social security card and a dental screening. Custody paperwork is also required, if applicable.

  • Owens elected chair of CU Board of Trustees

    Dr. Joseph Owens of Lexington has been elected as chair of Campbellsville University's Board of Trustees for the third consecutive one-year term, according to an announcement by Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

    Owens, a 1977 alumnus originally from Lebanon, was elected chair at the recent board of trustee meeting. He has served as a member of the board since 2004 and chair since 2012.

    Officers serve one-year terms, and board members serve four years. His board membership will expire Dec. 31, 2016.

  • CES student meets author


    Jaclyn Jackson, a first-grade student at Campbellsville Elementary School, met author Dr. Craig T. Friend in Raleigh, N.C., recently.

    Friend is the author of "Kentucke's Frontier" and he signed a copy for Jackson. He is a history professor at North Carolina State University.

    Jackson is in Lisa Mardis' class and is the daughter of Godfrey L. and Chanelle Jackson.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Good Deed winners for the week of Feb. 7.

    They are Emma Pinson, Bradyn Dabney, Nevaeh Kays, Cole McLean and Caden Williams.

  • Locals named to EKU president's list

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 1,248 students, including several from Campbellsville, earned president's list honors for the fall 2013 semester.

    Local students honored include Macayla Denise Bertram, a sophomore psychology major; Russell Taylor Despain, a senior aviation major; Haley McCall Franklin, a freshman pre-athletic training major; Laura Kathryn Hieneman, a junior English Teaching major; and Samantha Paige Rodgers, a junior Spanish major.

  • School Menus for March 3-7

    Campbellsville Independent

    March 3-7

    Monday - Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, mandarin oranges, fruit and milk.

    Tuesday - Grilled cheese, hash browns, baby carrots with dip, peaches, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Beef tacos with tortilla chips, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes and shredded cheese, refried beans, applesauce and milk.

    Thursday - Cheese pizza, garden salad with tomato, corn, sidekick smoothies, fruit and milk.

  • TC schools recognize National School Breakfast Week

    Taylor County Schools

    The majority of Americans believe breakfast is important, but hectic mornings make it difficult to fit the meal in every day.

  • TCMS wins at regional governor's cup


    Taylor County Middle School competed in the regional governor's cup competition on Feb. 1 in Somerset.

    Weston Young brought home first place in math and Lexi Raikes won third in composition. Both will compete at state.

    Taylor County won third in future problem solving, third in quick recall and third place overall.

    The Cardinals were the recipients of the Hume Sportsmanship Award.

    The future problem solving team consists of Lexi Raikes, Rachel Myers, Madison Jones and Faith Gaddis.

  • TCMS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County Middle School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Feb. 3.

    They are Sara Lawson, Allie Bailey, Grace Giles, Stephen Thomas, Brian Monroe and Mikey Sanford.