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Education

  • CU raises record $1 million endowment in one academic year

     

    Christina Miller

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University announced four new endowed scholarships at an endowed scholarship and Covenant Society luncheon April 13.

    The new endowed scholarships include Sam and Jeanette Conner, Charles and Montye Hill, Curtis H. Moffett Memorial and Thomas C. Nix Ministerial.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of April 13. They are Autumn Hillard, Lily Robertson, Christine Holley, Will Taylor and Evie Sapp.

  • Also at last week's Taylor County School Board meeting

    Also at last week's Taylor County School Board meeting:

  • Taylor County School officials honored

     

    Campbellsville Fire Department officials presented Taylor County School Board and principals with plaques in recognition of the District's participation in 30 years of fire prevention programs.

  • Become a Friend of the library

    Bonnie Webster

    Taylor County Public Library

    Have some free time? Would you like to help out your local public library? Then join the Library's Friends group.

    The Friends group supports the work of the public library by hosting special programs during the year. We have had an active Friends group for about three years.

  • TCES student wins district spelling bee

     

    Emma Maynard, a second-grade student in Robin Underwood's class at Taylor County Elementary School won the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College 47th annual North Central Spelling Bowl on April 15 in Elizabethtown. Thirteen districts were represented. Maynard won the TCES spelling bee to qualify for the competition.

  • CES students meet AR goals

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School students were recently recognized for meeting Accelerated Reader goals.

    The following students have met one AR goal for this school year.

  • School building discussion draws cheers, boos

    It was a night of cheers and jeers at last week's Taylor County School Board meeting.

    With the meeting moved to Taylor County Middle School's gymnasium to accommodate a larger crowd, the discussion of the District's building project prompted several rounds of applause from the crowd, as well as one instance of boos.

  • Students honored at 'Celebration of Scholars'

     

    Former Kentucky Gov. Martha Layne Collins congratulates Kenzie Lyons and Courtney Marlow on Saturday, March 26 for the scholarships they were awarded by Georgetown College during the annual "Celebration of Scholars" banquet in Davis-Reid Alumni Gym.

    Both seniors at Taylor County High School, Lyons is the daughter of Gary and Terri Lyons of Campbellsville, and Marlow's parents are Charles Marlow and Tracy Pettit of Campbellsville.

  • Anti-drug coalition sponsors Kick Butts poster contest

     

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition sponsored a poster contest at Campbellsville Middle School for Kick Butts Day on March 23. Kick Butts Day is a national day of activism that empowers youth to stand up against tobacco use. One winner was chosen for each grade level.

    Winners received a Campbellsville drawstring backpack with free movie passes, a T-shirt and other prizes inside. Front, from left, are Amye McFall, Cassie Squires, Sara Farmer and Cameron Martin. In back is Erin Estes, Campbellsville site coordinator.