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Education

  • Twenty wishes for the new library building

    Bonnie Webster

    Taylor County Public Library

    It is hard to believe that maybe in a year and a half to two years from now the library will have a new home in the Gabehart Lumber Building. I was afraid that I would be retired before the library ever got a chance to move. It is still hard to believe we have a building, not just an empty lot.

    Thinking about this, I came up with my 20 wishes for our new library. They are:

  • Campbellsville High names homecoming king, queen

     

    Campbellsville High School announced its basketball homecoming court between the boys' and girls' games Friday, Jan. 28.

    King and queen were Jordan Percell and Chanci Jo Yates, left, and prince and princess were Trey Henry and Kelsey Felter, right.
     

  • Campbellsville Board discusses school calendar

    Rebecca Cassell

    editor@cknj.com

    Campbellsville Independent students had missed six days of school for bad weather as of Monday night's School Board meeting. They missed another on Wednesday after a snowstorm that morning.

    And they're making up one of the days this week.

    The Board meeting, which is normally on the third Monday of each month, had been postponed to Jan. 20 because of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and then postponed again because of bad weather on that day.

  • School menus for Jan. 31-Feb. 4

    Campbellsville Independent

    Jan. 31-Feb. 4

    Monday - Cheeseburger, French fries, pickles, onions, fruit cocktail, Chips Ahoy cookie and milk. Choice: chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Pizza, buttered corn, pineapple slice, Elf Grahams and milk. Choice: corndog.

    Wednesday - Chili, crackers, half peanut butter sandwich, carrot sticks, Fritos corn chips, applesauce, oatmeal square and milk. Choice: pork chop.

  • CMS to host Winterfest

    Campbellsville Middle School will host Winterfest on Thursday, Feb. 3 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the school.

    The school will host the event in partnership with CMS PTSA.

    The winter festival will offer corn hole, casting, fish pond, ring toss, ping pong toss, balloon pop, face painting, sucker pull, cupcake walk, duck pond, inflatable bouncy, basketball shot, bowling, tic tac toe toss, jail and a parent v. teacher basketball game.

    All students must be accompanied by an adult.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for Jan. 20. They are kindergartner Hayden Jones, first grader Julie Park, second grader Justin Lain, third grader Jamie Biggs, fourth grader Amelia Bowen and fifth grader Shelby Dooley.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed Winners for the week of Jan. 19. They are Molly Hughes, Nate Pittman, Elizabeth Swafford, Amy Reynolds and Kyah Neal.

  • TCMS releases honor roll

    Taylor County Middle School recently has its honor roll for the second nine-week grading period. Students listed follow.

    Sixth Grade

  • CU announces president's, dean's lists for fall 2010

    Christina Miller

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Frank Cheatham has announced the academic honors' list for the fall 2010 semester.

    The academic honors' list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours.

  • Local graduates from Jacksonville State University

    A Campbellsville student was among 617 candidates for graduation who crossed the stage to receive their degrees during Jacksonville State University's fall commencement ceremonies at Pete Mathews Coliseum on Friday, Dec. 17.

    Campbellsville resident Carrie Leonard graduated magna cum laude with special honors in nursing.

    JSU President Dr. William A. Meehan delivered the commencement address and presented the degrees and the faculty led the processional.