• CES collects more than $600 for Jump Rope for Heart


    Campbellsville Elementary School students collected $621.60 for Jump Rope for Heart this year.

    Students who participated in Jump Rope for Heart were Jade Tungate, Lauryn Agathen, Kameron Smith, Elijah Long, Jaedyn Embry, Myles Murrell, Jaylah Tucker, John Lewis Orberson, Diarra Thompson, Hannah Hall, Conner Riley, Salena Ritchie, Gracie Miller, Hannah Goff, Nicole Bottom, Glenn Lamer and Brianna Whitehead.

    Haley Watson and Fatimah Alabusalim aren't pictured.

  • CES names Students of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its Students of the Week. From left, front, are Adrianna Sluder, Paula Hoskins, Tuff Harper and Alexis Thomas. Middle: Braydon Phillips, Zoie Sidebottom, Jordan Sallee, Jamiaya Hatcher and Savannah Gumm. Back: Isabella Vannice, Abie Angel, Samuel Cox, Josh Mahan, Lathan Cubit and Malaya Hoskins.

  • Reading from the Rooftop


    During the month of February, Taylor County Elementary School Librarian Gail Pippin challenged TCES students to read 400,000 minutes in conjunction with the "Read Across America" campaign.

    TCES Principal Brian Clifford promised to climb onto the roof of the school on Thursday, March 17 if the challenge was met. The students read a total of 419,835 minutes in a two-and-a-half-week period, so Clifford read aloud to students from the TCES rooftop to fulfill his promise.

  • CU hires new business professor


    Elena Groholske

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. William "Bill" Adams of Lebanon has been hired at Campbellsville University as an assistant professor of business, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

    Adams has served at CU since 2007 as an adjunct instructor.

  • Taylor County residents compete in SkillsUSA competition

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will send 35 students to compete in the Kentucky State SkillsUSA competition for students in technical programs.

    The 35 students were medal winners in the postsecondary category at the regional SkillsUSA competition at ECTC on March 4.

    About 200 students, including high school students from seven counties, competed in the regional competition.

  • Board adopts 2011-2012 school calendar

    James Roberts


    Though state approval is pending, Taylor County Schools' 2011-2012 calendar has been set.

    School Board members approved the calendar at Tuesday night's regular meeting. Because the calendar includes early-release Fridays, it is considered an alternative calendar and must have KDE approval.

    The first day for students is set for Aug. 3, while the last day would be May 17.

  • School menus for March 21-25

    Campbellsville Independent

    March 21-25

    Monday - Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, broccoli casserole, fruit salad and milk.

    Tuesday - Tacos, tortilla chips, lettuce, tomato, cheese, Spanish rice, sherbet and milk.

    Wednesday - Bacon cheeseburger, French fries, pickles, onions, peaches, Chips Ahoy cookie and milk.

    Thursday - Scrambled eggs, sausage patty, cinnamon apples, biscuits with gravy and milk.

    Friday - Chili crispitos, refried beans, nachos with salsa, fruit and milk.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for March 4. They are kindergartner Destiny Rafferty, first grader Sophie McAnelly, second grader Hannah Burris, third grader Jacob Ewing and fourth grader Lauren Phillips.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for March 1-4. From left, they are senior Ellie McKinley, junior Gabby Keene, sophomore Jackie Wicker and freshman Zoe Lockard.

  • Glow Worms visit library


    Campbellsville Christian Church for Education's Glow Worms class recently took a valentine's field trip to the Taylor County Public Library. Pictured is the Monday/Tuesday class taught by Teresa Walker with Beverly Davis, children's librarian.