• Peers for Peace wins contest


    The Taylor County Middle School Peers for Peace club was recently awarded $500 and certificates for its winning entry in the 2011 Child Abuse Prevention Month Art/Banner Contest.

    The award was given by the Cabinet for Heath and Family Services and the Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky.

  • CES students visit capitol


    State Rep. Bam Carney, R-Campbellsville, at left, visited with fourth-grade students from Campbellsville Elementary School in Frankfort on May 20. The students' visit included a tour of the state capitol and legislative chambers.

  • CES honors STLP members


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored its third-grade Student Technology Leadership Program members. They are, front, Jewell Cox. From left, middle, Tristan Lopez, Taliyah Hazelwood, Bailey Thompson, Emily Rodgers, Alexis Lambert, Savanna Brockman and Chloe Holt. Back: Ben Arachi, Kameron Smith, Patrick Walker, Gavin Johnson, Cole Kidwell and John Orberson.

  • CES honors STLP members


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored its fourth-grade Student Technology Leadership Program members. They are, from left, front, Elizabeth Sullivan, Piper Rucker, Tabitha Burress, Abbie Dicken, John Michael Netherland and Payton Reynolds. Back: Chaz Cave, Cody Cox, Brandon Tucker, Cristina Barrera, Nicolas Cowan and Casey Hardin.

  • TCES names Teacher of the Year


    Kim Shofner is the 2010-2011 Taylor County Elementary School Teacher of the Year. Shofner is pictured here with some of her second-grade students. Pictured are, from left, front, Rowan Warner, Alexis Williams, Jayden Sturgill, Taylor Whaley and April Haddock. Back: Julian Clifton, Joshua Ford, Trevor Vanover, Shofner, Tyran George and Anthony Grimes.

  • CU, LWC begin Operation Christmas Child project


    It may still be spring, but officials from Campbellsville University and Lindsey Wilson College met recently with members of Columbia Baptist Church to discuss plans for Operation Christmas Child.

    Last year, the two schools' freshman classes combined to collect 1,077 shoeboxes stuffed with toys, school supplies and personal hygiene items to be shipped to disadvantaged children around the world. This year, the two schools hope to exceed that number.

  • Looking for some fun this summer?

    Want to have some fun this summer? Come join the One World, Many Stories Summer Reading Program. And, yes, I mean fun ... reading for entertainment, no test on what you have read, just reading for the enjoyment of it, and finding new books that you might have never thought about reading before.

  • Chowning named president of Kentucky Political Science Association


    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will host the 2012 annual conference of the Kentucky Political Science Association next March. John Chowning will preside over the meeting.

    Chowning, CU's vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, was recently elected president of the organization, which a statewide organization made up of professionals in the field of political science.

  • Free GED testing ends June 30, test fees to increase

    Free GED testing in Kentucky will end June 30, but prospective GED test-takers still have time to prepare for and pass the test. Kentuckians taking the test before June 30 will not have to pay the usual $55 fee, which is being paid by Kentucky Adult Education, a unit of the Council on Postsecondary Education.

  • Local named to Transylvania dean's list

    Sarah Harris has been named to the dean's list at Transylvania University for the 2011 winter term.

    To be named to the dean's list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.

    Harris, an accounting major, is the daughter of Brian and Sharon Harris of Campbellsville and is a graduate of George Rogers Clark High School.