• Foundation seeks host families

    STS Foundation, a nonprofit student exchange organization, is currently looking for families in the Campbellsville area to host international high school exchange students who would like to study here during the 2011-2012 school year.

    The students will integrate themselves into a Campbellsville area family with the goal of experiencing American culture as an American high school student does. In turn, they will provide insight into their own culture.

  • CU receives The Gheens Foundation grant


    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has received a grant from The Gheens Foundation to provide for placement of the new "CU 360" system on the Simmons College campus in Louisville.

    "This is exactly the type of project that The Gheens Foundation likes to approve," said Carl M. Thomas, executive director of the foundation, at a recent check presentation. Louisville.

  • City Schools name academic achievers


    Campbellsville Independent Schools recently announced its academic achievers for January. A boy and a girl from each school are named.

    Those recognized include:

    Campbellsville Elementary

    Jeremiah Jackson is a fourth-grade student at CES. He is the son of Chanelle and Godfrey Jackson. He enjoys being in the choir. His favorite teacher is Kaye Agathen, and social studies is his favorite subject. His future plans are to become an actor.

  • CU employs Dr. Joel F. Drinkard Jr.


    Caleb Harris

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Joel F. Drinkard Jr., a native of Greensboro, N.C., has been employed as a professor of Old Testament interpretation and Scholar-in-Residence, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

  • Board recognizes 'all distinguished' students

    Staff Report

    It was standing-room-only at last Thursday's Campbellsville Independent School Board meeting.

    The Board recognized Campbellsville Elementary School students who scored "all distinguished" on the 2009-2010 CATS test.

  • Friends of Scouting host annual dinner


    Taylor and Green counties' Friends of Scouting had its annual dinner Monday, Feb. 28 at the Badgett Academic Support Center on the Campbellsville University campus.

    Hall of Fame Jockey Pat Day was the keynote speaker. An estimated $19,000 in donations and pledges was raised.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of Feb. 23. They are Michael Wiser, Ryan Feese, Emma Stratton, Hayden Ingram and Kassandra Hughes.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for Feb. 14-17. They are, from left, senior Jacqueline Nelson, junior Bailey Wise, sophomore Spencer Tungate and freshman Brittany Downey.

  • Campbellsville students earn all-state choir honors


    Several Campbellsville Independent School students recently auditioned and earned a spot in the All-State Children's and Junior High School choirs. They performed at the Kentucky Music Educators Conference. Campbellsville choir directors are Cyndi Chadwick and Nicole Matthews.

    Named to the All-State Children's Choir were Mallory Haley, Blair Lamb, Samuel Kessler and Alex Doss. All-State Junior High School Choir members are Austin Hash, Emily Haley, Mollie Williams and Monica Wilkerson.

  • Second graders recognized for collecting box tops


    Second graders at Campbellsville Elementary School were recently recognized for collecting the most box tops in their classroom. Abigail Decker and Clark Kidwell were crowned box top king and queen.

    Others recognized for being top collectors were Jackson Antle, Jake Dicken, Trinity Lobb, Colin Harris, Noah Mardis, Neil Reynolds, Zoie Sidebottom, Nathan Sowders, Blasé Wheatley, Kenzie Forbis, Anna Lowe, Brenda Bottom, Ashton Chelf, Destiny Hicks, Haley Lopez and Brianna Pipes.