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Education

  • CU professor inspires obesity grant for Clay County

     

    Elena Groholske

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Dr. Jill Day's research has helped to secure Clay County a grant through Kosair's Children's Hospital in Louisville.

    Day, a professor in Campbellsville University's Department of Human Performance, was born and reared in Clay County. She conducted a survey while attending college at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

  • Second graders recognized for collecting box tops

     

    Second graders at Campbellsville Elementary School were recently recognized for collecting the most box tops in their classroom. Abigail Decker and Clark Kidwell were crowned box top king and queen.

    Others recognized for being top collectors were Jackson Antle, Jake Dicken, Trinity Lobb, Colin Harris, Noah Mardis, Neil Reynolds, Zoie Sidebottom, Nathan Sowders, Blasé Wheatley, Kenzie Forbis, Anna Lowe, Brenda Bottom, Ashton Chelf, Destiny Hicks, Haley Lopez and Brianna Pipes.

  • CU professor inspires obesity grant for Clay County

     

    Elena Groholske

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Dr. Jill Day's research has helped to secure Clay County a grant through Kosair's Children's Hospital in Louisville.

    Day, a professor in Campbellsville University's Department of Human Performance, was born and reared in Clay County. She conducted a survey while attending college at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

  • School menus for March 7-11

    Campbellsville Independent

    March 7-11

    Monday - Corn dog, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, pineapple tidbits and milk. Choice - chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Chicken patty, mashed potatoes, baked apples, bread slice, cake with strawberries and milk. Choice - corn dog.

    Wednesday - Bacon cheeseburger, pickles, onions, French fries, peaches, rice krispie bar and milk. Choice - pork chop.

    Thursday - Lasagna, hash brown, tossed salad, diced pears, garlic bread and milk. Choice - fried steak.

  • Teachers association announces essay winners

     

    Karen Vaughn, president of The Taylor County Retired Teachers Association, recently announced the winners of this year's "AARP Kentucky Grandparent of the Year" Essay Contest.

    Bryce Richardson was selected as Campbellsville Independent Schools' winner and Elizabeth Rogers was the winner from Taylor County Schools.

    Richardson's grandfather William Warren Richardson and Rogers' grandmother Diane Rogers were the subjects of the essays.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week for Feb. 21-25. They are, from left, junior Jacob Stotts, sophomore Dayton Williams and freshman Chase Turner. Senior P.J. Nuckols is not pictured.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for Feb. 24. They are kindergartner Nicloe Hoppes, first grader Mareon Nuckols, second graders Drew Sapp and Molly Crabtree, third grader Jacob Jones, fourth grader Lyric Hyde and fifth grader Jackson Martin.

  • Jobs Readiness Activities Class

     

    Big Sandy Area Development District's Kentucky Regional Works Program hosted a Jobs Readiness Activities Class during February at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church. Those completing the class are, from left, Kari Negron, Jackie Cochran, Donna Benningfield, Employment Specialist Joshua Simpson, Tiffany Noble, Instructor Lisa Cheatham, Sheryl Gilmore, Tim Gilmore and LaShondra Burnett.

  • TCES Junior Beta attends convention

     

    Taylor County Elementary School's Junior Beta group recently attended the Kentucky State Convention in Louisville. Students competed in a variety of categories. The "Songfest" group competed against 18 other schools from across the state and was named runner-up.

  • It's a dance party!

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School students got to show off their best dance moves Tuesday during a Radio Disney Dance Party.

    The school was one 20 to complete Anthem's Get Active, Get Fit program.

    The goal of the program was to get students active for at least 15 minutes every day.

    As one of the first five to sign up for the program, the school won the party with a deejay from Radio Disney staff along with $500 worth of fitness equipment such as balls, jump ropes, bean bags and more.