• TCHS student places first in drawing competition


    Taylor County High School student Christa Thomas recently received first place for a drawing in the State Woman's Club Competition.

  • CU Japanese students raise $2,400 for homeland


    Caleb Harris

    Campbellsville University

    In response to the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in March, Japanese students at Campbellsville University united and formed their own relief team. A total of $2,420 was raised for the CU Japanese Relief Fund for the Kentucky Baptist Convention.

  • School menus for May 9-13

    Campbellsville Independent

    May 9-13

    Monday - Fish, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, peach cups and milk. Choice - chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Lasagna, tossed salad, diced pears, garlic bread and milk. Choice - corn dog.

    Wednesday - Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, green beans, strawberry cups and milk. Choice - pork chop.

    Thursday - Tacos with tortilla chips, lettuce, tomatoes and cheese, Spanish rice, mandarin oranges and milk. Choice - chicken fried steak.

  • CES names Box Top winners


    Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grade students who brought the most Box Tops to school were recently announced. King is Spencer Swafford and the Queen is Christa Riggs.

    Other winners include Abbie Dicken, Sarah Ford, Reagan Knight, John Michael Netherland, Christa Riggs, Davon Cecil, Caleigh Bright, Tabitha Burress, Samuel Cox, Tristan Hovious, Selena Ritchie, Daesean Vancleave, Chloe Gupton, Tristan Johnson, Myles Murrell, Piper Rucker, Spencer Swafford, Haley Watson, Casey Hardin, Jeremiah Jackson, Josh Mahan and Jaylah Tucker.

  • Reading in the rain

    Bonnie Webster

    Taylor County Public Library

    Do you have a little extra time to read with all these spring rain storms? Here are some popular reads at the Taylor County Public Library.

  • CU offers reduced-cost classes during summer

    Elena Groholske

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is offering summer classes as a way for students to get ahead and avoid the higher cost of tuition.

    "Attending summer school gives a student the opportunity to either catch up or get ahead toward their graduation goal," said Dave Walters, vice president for admissions and student services. "Taking two summer session classes for three summers would total 18 credit hours, which would be like an extra semester."

  • CES names Students of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its Students of the Week. Front, from left, they are Karlee Rakel, Kelsey Powell, Brooklyn Davis, Bryce Newton and Lindsey Nelson. Middle: Damon Kessinger, Bryson Karr, Mikael Vaught, Blase Wheatley, Karley Morris, Daniel Johnson and Savannah Gumm. Back: Gabriel Gutierrez, Devin Lakins, Gracie Miller, Matthew Oliver, John Orberson and Alex Humphress.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week for April 25-29. From left they are senior Matthew Johns, junior Jonathan Rafferty, sophomore Logan Walker and freshman Savannah Rash.

  • Nearly 50 participate in 4-H Talk Meet


    The Taylor County 4-H Talk Meet Competition was Tuesday, Feb. 1 at Taylor County Middle School. Forty-six 4-H members presented speeches at this competition, with many more participating on a classroom level.

    For the competition, 4-H members were grouped in age divisions. A large number of participants came from the 9- and 10-year-old divisions. Both of these age divisions consisted of more than one room of competition. The top two speeches were selected from each room. These individuals advanced to the finals for selection of the overall winner.

  • TCHS student wins car at testing rally


    Taylor County High School student Tevin Webster won a 2001 Ford Focus at a Kentucky Core Content Test rally on Friday, April 22. The rally kicked off testing, which began Monday, April 25.

    The school gave away many prizes, from gift certificates to electronic items. Chances of winning were based on students' previous year test scores, with the grand prize being the car.