• Bicycle Safety


    They learned how to signal turns, select the right bicycle and ensure proper helmet fit.

    The younger bicycle enthusiasts got to personalize their helmets with glitter and beads. Purchased at a discount rate with funds from the Paula Nye Memorial Education Grant program, participants in Saturday's bicycle safety workshop were given free helmets at the Taylor County Cooperative Extension office.

  • Kentucky's MLK commission extends essays, artwork deadlines

    The deadline to submit essays and artwork for this year's Martin Luther King Jr. contests has been extended to Friday, Nov. 22.

    The Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission, part of the Governor's Office of Minority Empowerment, is seeking nominations for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Citizenship Award, along with essays and artwork for the esteemed King Award.

    Wednesday, Aug. 28, was the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march on Washington, D.C., where King delivered his famous "I have a dream" speech.

  • TCMS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County Middle School recently announced its Students of the Week for the week of Nov. 11.

    They are Canaan Sprowles, Colton Hughes, Sheila Rudd, Taylor McMahan, Hayden Dabney and Chaz Groves.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its primary Writers of the Week for the week of Nov. 11.

    They are kindergartener Brooklynn Rooker, first-grader Emilee Gabehart and second-grader Pheonix Spalding.

  • School Menus for Nov. 18-22

    Campbellsville Independent

    Nov. 18-22

    Monday - Bosco pizza sticks, sweet corn, mandarin oranges, fruit and milk.

    Tuesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, sweet peas, diced pears, garlic bread, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, green beans, fruit cocktail, fruit and milk.

    Thursday - Chicken noodle soup, grilled cheese, salad with ranch dressing, pineapple tidbits, fruit and milk.

  • CU Kappa Delta Pi chapter installs new members


    Initiates of Campbellsville University's School of Education's Kappa Delta Pi became members of the Alpha Epsilon Omicron chapter Sunday, Oct. 13.

    Dr. Donna Hedgepath, dean of the School of Education, welcomed the audience and gave an opening prayer.

    She thanked the families that came in support of the initiates. "We are proud of our initiates today," she said.

  • Campbellsville students participate in all state

    Campbellsville Independent Schools was represented recently at Murray State University for the Kentucky Music Teachers Association Annual Keyboard Festival.

    Paige Dabney, Samuel Kessler, Blair Lamb, Laura Lamb and Murphy Lamb participated in the three-day event, which included music workshops and rehearsals and culminated with keyboard ensemble concerts.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Nov. 5-11.

    They are freshman Ivy Neal, sophomore Olivia Farmer, junior Bryn Alston and senior Elijah Myers.

  • Resident cast in LWC play


    Lake Salsbury of Campbellsville was recently cast in the production of the award-winning play "The Diviners," which was Oct. 30 through Nov. 3 at Lindsey Wilson College.

    Salsbury played C.C. Showers, one of the story's lead characters.

    The play, which was named best new play in the 1980 American College Theatre Festival, was directed by LWC Assistant Professor of Theatre Robert Brock.

  • CU dedicates new Cosmetology School


    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Twenty-six students became the first class of Campbellsville University's new cosmetology school as the school was dedicated Oct. 22 at the two buildings on Nancy Cox Drive in Campbellsville.

    Dr. Michael V. Carter, in his 15th year as president of Campbellsville University, said the school has been six years in the making, and it is a program needed for this area.