• CU students travel during spring break mission trips


    Christina Miller

    Campbellsville University

    "We were waiting in the dark, and then we saw all these flashlights coming from over the hills," Becca Saylor said about an experience on her spring break mission trip with Campbellsville University in Costa Rica.

    "They were people coming to church in the dark and rain from hours away," the freshman from Lexington said.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for March 25. From left, they are kindergartner Gage Tucker, first grader Weston Garrett, second grader Lexi Tikkanen, third grader Moriah Satterly, fourth grader Dylan Jones and fifth grader Stephanie Affield.

  • CES releases honor roll

    Campbellsville Elementary School has released its honor roll for the third nine-week grading period.

    Students listed follow.

    All A's

    Tristan Johnson, Brandon Greer, Glenn Lamer, Elijah Long, Myles Murrell, Joshua Payton Reynolds, Piper Rucker, Blake Allen, Abbie Dicken, Randy Harris, Reagan Knight, Gracie Miller, Amelia Rafferty, Kyler Rakes, Christa Riggs, Hayley Stapleton, Sarah Ford, Erik Sparks, Tristan Hovious, Tabitha Burress, Chloe Gupton, Christina Phipps, Elizabeth Sullivan, Hannah Goff, Casey Hardin and Jeremiah Jackson.

  • TCHS aviation class has maiden voyage


    Taylor County High School's aviation science class flew its maiden voyage with an ARF RC plane on Saturday, April 9 at Whitley Field on Green River Lake.

    Dylan Skaggs was the pilot.

    Students are working on the design and building of the "Build A Wing" wing to be attached to the fuselage of the ARF RC plane for the NASA and Kentucky Institute of Aerospace Education and UK sponsored competition on Friday, May 13 at R.J. Corman field in Nicholasville.

  • Homemaker scholarship available for seniors

    Graduating seniors at Campbellsville and Taylor County high schools are invited to apply for a $500 scholarship offered by the Taylor County Extension Homemakers.

    One scholarship is given in each of the districts.

    Applications are available from school counselors, family and consumer sciences teachers, at the Taylor County Extension Office or online at http://ces2.ca.uky.edu/taylor/Homemakers.

    Applications must be completed by Friday, April 15 and returned to the extension office at 1143 S. Columbia Ave.

    For more information, call 465-4511.

  • TCES hosts 'Share Fair'


    Shannon T. Clark

    Taylor County Schools

    Taylor County Elementary School hosted a "Share Fair" for students and parents on March 7-11.

    During the event, students shared their progress on tests scores, which enabled parents to monitor the goals their child met.

    "It's been a huge success," said TCES Vice Principal Melissa Long. "Parents and students are discussing how they are going to be better in the classroom."

  • Bluegrass Cheer Stars compete in championship


    Bluegrass Cheer Stars competed March 6 in the Bluegrass Classic Championships Open Nationals in Lexington and received second place in the Youth All-Star Level 2 Cheer Division. The squad competed again in Lexington on March 12 at the CHEERSPORT Grand Championship and received fourth place.

  • CU hosts women's commission director


    Jessica Mayes

    Campbellsville University

    "My job is to find out what is happening with women in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and find out how I can make it better."

    That's how Eleanor Jordan, executive director of the Kentucky Commission on Women, described her job during a program sponsored by the Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy earlier this month in recognition of Women's History Month.

  • TCES Academic Team wins regional competition


    The Taylor County Elementary Academic Team participated in the regional Governor's Cup competition at New Haven Elementary School on Saturday, March 19.

    Fifteen schools from this region participated, including Campbellsville Elementary and several schools from Marion and Nelson county school districts.

    TCES won first place in the quick recall competition, going undefeated for the day. Weston Young earned a first-place medal in mathematics and third place in social studies.

    Lexi Raikes tied for fourth in language arts.

  • Student recognized for earning most for Jump Rope for Heart


    Kameron Smith from Campbellsville Elementary School recently raised the most funds for Jump Rope for Heart and was recognized during a school assembly.