• Despain graduates from EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,111 graduates at the conclusion of the fall 2013 semester, including Russell Taylor Despain of Campbellsville.

    Despain graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in aviation and was recognized at commencement ceremonies on Dec. 14.

    The new degree holders join more than 137,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world.

  • Local veterinarian receives El Toro award


    Dr. Philip E. Hays has received the El Toro Award for Excellence in Food Animal Medicine from Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine for his dedicated and significant body of work in the food animal practice.

    Hays, of Campbellsville, is a 1973 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine. For the past 40 years, he has owned and operated The Animal Hospital of Campbellsville, a mixed animal veterinary practice.

  • School Menus for Feb. 10-14

    Campbellsville Independent

    Feb. 10-14

    Monday - Cheeseburger on bun with pickles and onions, baked fries, fruit and milk.

    Tuesday - Sausage, biscuit, gravy, scrambled eggs, baked apples, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Pepperoni pizza, garden salad with tomato, corn on the cob, peaches, fruit and milk.

    Thursday - Taco soup, Tostito Scoops, broccoli, sidekick smoothies, fruit and milk.

    Friday - Grilled chicken sandwich, baked chips, celery sticks, Elf Grahams, fruit and milk.

  • CU employees, students serve in winter mission trips


    Samantha Stevenson

    Campbellsville University

    People in Grand Isle, La., Haiti and Cuba received help from Campbellsville University students and faculty during mission trips over the winter holidays.

    CU students partnered with First Baptist Church of Grand Isle and worked in and around the church, repairing pews, updating the church landscape, etc. Some of the students also participated in leading a worship service on Sunday nights for the members of First Baptist Church.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Jan. 27.

    They are third-grader Kylie Meier, fourth-grader grader Caleb Uhles and fifth-graders Amber Baumgardner, Liane Teel and Kaitlin Phillips.

  • TCMS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County Middle School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Jan. 27.

    They are Zach Gibson, Frank Bladen, Deatrick Wilcher, Tyler Perkins, Kaylee Mann and Taylor Anderson.

  • TCES announces honor roll

    Taylor County Elementary School recently released its honor roll for the first second-week grading period. Students listed follow.

    Fourth Grade

    All A's - Madison Ball, Kylee Bardin, Weston Beckley, Jaydn Bell, Mercede Bright, Mercedes Clifton, Cameron Craig, Chloe Cross, Kaitlyn Curry, Sarah Davis, Adam Dial, Rhett Dysholm,, Carson Floyd, Katie Floyd, Weston Garrett, Jake Gupton

  • School Menus for Feb. 3-7

    Campbellsville Independent

    Feb. 3-7

    Monday - Hot dog on bun, tater tots, fruit cocktail, Scooby snacks, fruit and milk.

    Tuesday - Lasagna, garden salad with tomatoes, peas and carrots, garlic bread, banana, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Mini corndogs, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, pineapple tidbits, fruit and milk.

    Thursday - Vegetable beef soup, cheese slice, applesauce, crackers, fruit and milk.

  • TCMS wins first place at governor's cup


    Taylor County Middle School recently competed at the district Governor's Cup competition hosted by Campbellsville Middle School.

    TCMS placed first overall, first in quick recall and second in future problem solving.

    The quick recall team consists of captain Weston Young, Elizabeth Rogers, Rachel Myers, Devan Wasson, Geoff Bruns and Faith Gaddis.

    The future problem solving team consists of Faith Gaddis, Madison Jones, Lexi Raikes and Rachel Myers.

  • CES students make quilts for Hosparus patients


    Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently participated in a quilt project for Hosparus.

    The project began when an East Campbellsville Church of God mission group set a goal to make 50 quilts.

    The second-grade students joined in to help and created artwork for some of the quilt tops.