• Singin' a Song


    Campbellsville Middle School Choir presented its spring musical on Sunday, May 22, featuring songs from "Glee" and "Disney."

  • CU graduates largest class ever


    Christina Miller

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University graduated its largest class ever with more than 500 students receiving diplomas on Friday and Saturday, May 13-14.

    Taylor County graduates include:


  • TCHS seniors display artwork


    Taylor County High School seniors displayed artwork at area businesses through May 19. From left, front, are Katlin McFee, who displayed art at Greensburg Manor Nursing Home; and Emily Phillips and Maddi Smith who showed their work at Creek Side Restaurant.

    Middle: Kirsten Ambers, who displayed at Visions Salon; Katherine Roth at the Taylor County Public Library; Blake Shirrell at Citizens Bank and Trust Co. and Matt Moosmann at Taylor County Bank.

  • CES names Prince and Princess


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Prince and Princess. Colin Harris, third from left, was named Prince and Kaleigh Hunt, fourth from left, is Princess. At left are first runners-up Bryce Newton and Karlee Rakel and at right are second runners-up Kaylynn Smith and Adin Hunt.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed Winners for the week of May 19. They are Bradley Willis, Emma Maynard, Makayla Cecil, KaDaycia Hall and Connor Wilhoit.

  • CU students, faculty honored on Honors and Awards Day


    Phil Carlisle

    Campbellsville University

    "After another great year, today is a day in which we honor the students and faculty who have helped make Campbellsville University the place it is today," said Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University. "It truly has been a year to remember."

    The 2011 Honors and Awards Day at CU took place recently during a chapel service at the Ransdell Chapel on campus.

  • Band program will get more money

    Rebecca Cassell


    The band program will get an infusion of cash for the next couple of years, thanks to a decision by members of the Campbellsville Independent School Board on Monday.

    Band Director Zach Shelton had asked the Board to consider providing $2,000 per year for the next five years to help him begin a program that would provide instruments to students who would like to be in band.

    "We have 33 kids signed up to march this fall," Shelton said.

  • Resident named to National Society of Collegiate Scholars

    Barbette Bridgewater of Campbellsville has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

    Bridgewater will be honored at Kaplan University's induction, which will take place online, in the fall.

    "NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement. Membership gives students access to a number of amazing benefits, including career and networking resources, scholarships, travel and service projects both on campus and in the community," said Stephen E. Loflin, NSCS CEO and founder.

  • School menus for May 23-27

    Campbellsville Independent
    May 23-27

    Monday - Chicken patty on bun, potato wedges, buttered peas, fruit roll up and milk. Choice - chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Hamburger on bun, French fries, pork and beans, peach cups, cinnamon cookie and milk. Choice - corn dog.

    Wednesday - Manager's choice and milk.

    Thursday - No school.

    Friday - No school.

    Taylor County
    May 23-27

    Monday - Bacon cheeseburger, baked beans, tater tots, pudding pop and milk.

  • TCHS students participate in regional art competition


    Taylor County High School students were recently honored at the Regional Scholastics Art competition in Bowling Green. Student artwork was selected through a jurying process.

    Only 170 works were chosen out of about 500 entries. Amber Rogers received highest honors with a Gold Award and the National Merit Award for her accomplishments in painting.

    Participants were Kirsten Ambers, Rogers, Katherine Roth, Christa Thomas and Lake Salsbury.