• TCMS students prove it's easy being green


    Shannon Clark

    Taylor County Schools

    Taylor County Middle School students, faculty and staff are leading the way in green conservation efforts made possible by a "Change the World" mini-grant, according to Tony Jewell, vice principal.

    "Our Green Team students have been working with a school-wide recycling program for over a year," Jewell said.

    Students were rewarded with a polo shirt and recognition at the St. Patrick's Day assembly.

  • CU School of Music earns high rankings

    Elena Groholske

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's School of Music students competed in this year's National Association of Teachers of Singing Mid-South Regional Auditions.

    The auditions were April 8- 9 with five students competing, two advancing to the final round.

    The competition was at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. The Mid-South region includes colleges and universities from Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio and Indiana.

  • TCES announced Good Deed winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of March 30. They are Alic Williams, Sam Hughes, Paige Farmer and Austin Phelps. Natalie Brockman was absent from the photo.

  • TCMS announces honor roll

    Taylor County Middle School has released its honor roll for the third nine-week grading period.

    Students listed follow.

    Sixth grade

  • High schools participate in Truth or Consequences


    Taylor County High School freshmen participated in a Truth or Consequences event sponsored by the Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition on Thursday, March 17.

    Campbellsville High School students participated in the event last fall.

    Students played roles in various scenarios dealing with substance abuse related behaviors, including possession and/or use of prescription drugs, driving under the influence and possession of alcohol, drugs or drug supplies.

  • More new children's books

    Listed below are more children's books purchased with a grant from the Green/Taylor Early Childhood Council. These books are currently available at the Taylor County Public Library.

  • TCHS cheerleaders win at national competition


    The Taylor County High School cheerleaders competed in the National Jamfest Competition in Louisville on March 18-19 and won in their division for advanced varsity cheer.

  • School menus for April 18-22

    Campbellsville Independent

    April 18-22

    Monday - Chili cheese dog, corn chips, applesauce, graham crackers, pudding pop and milk. Choice - pork chop.

    Tuesday - Baked ham, mashed potatoes, green beans, fruit salad, hot rolls and milk. Choice - corn dog.

    Wednesday - Beef stew, hash brown, pineapple with cottage cheese, biscuits, sunshine bar and milk. Choice - chuckwagon.

    Thursday - Lasagna, tossed salad, diced pears, garlic bread, elf grahams and milk. Choice - chicken fried steak.

  • Head Start accepting applications

    Lake Cumberland Head Start is now taking applications for the upcoming 2011-2012 school year.

    Applications are being accepted in Taylor, Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, McCreary, Pulaski, Russell and Wayne counties.

    Head Start is open to eligible 3- and 4-year-olds.

    Several documents are needed for applications, including birth certificate, medical card/insurance number, income verification and Social Security numbers.

    Head Start welcomes children with disabilities and special needs.

  • Taylor County schools to participate in earthquake drill

    With just five weeks to go, already more than 1.4 million people are expected to participate in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut earthquake drill on Thursday, April 28 at 10:15 a.m.

    Taylor County Superintendent Roger Cook says his schools will be participating.

    "Preparing our students for an earthquake is a must," he said. "They say it is not a matter of if ... it is a matter of when it is going to happen."

    There are now more than 3,500 sites across 11 states that are participating in the drill.