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Education

  • CES names Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School students who were recently recognized as Student of the Week for their classroom are, from left, front: Zaria Sheppard, Abi Wiedewitsch, Ceondre' Barnett, Shunya Hida, Laci Hodgens, Savanna Brockman and Destiny Tungate. Middle: Dakota Barnhill, Hayley Stapleton, Makayla Antle, Malea Lobb, Nicole Bottom, Reagan Knight, Crystal Rattliff and Connor Wilson. Back: Chris Summers, Missy VanOrder, Zack Settle, Rebekah Cowherd, Kayla Atkinson and Randy Harris.

  • Local students earn degrees at U of L

    Several Taylor County residents graduated from the University of Louisville in the spring.

    They are: Karla M. Curry, a Taylor County High School graduate, bachelor of fine arts; Brooke Morgan Montgomery, a Campbellsville High School graduate, juris doctor; Melissa Sue Forrest, master of science in social work; Richard Thomas Top, bachelor of arts; and Whitney Sharday Webster, a Campbellsville High School graduate, bachelor of science.

  • TCHS Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for Aug. 11 are, from left, front: Becca Cook, Chelsea Nimmie, Mackenzie Jones and Kara Goodin. Second: Brittany Goode, McCall Turpin, Chelsea Nicholas, Haley Kirtley, Cigi Farmer, Morgan Rose, Alex Ferrante and MaKayla McCloud. Third: Shelby Wood, Brittany Mills, Devin Reynolds, Blaire Bland, Shelby Ewing, Hannah Ellis, Chelsea Richards, Sara Gilpin, McKenzy Dixon and Meleigha Pollock. Fourth: Jasmine Skaggs, Maci Christie, Chris Thomas, Weston Dicken, Andrew Ford, Lloyd Stotts, Alan-Michael Barnett, Alex Tungate and Dillain Thompson.

  • God's World PRIDE Club hosts summer fundraisers

    God's World PRIDE Club raised money this summer for the Taylor County Food Pantry through two fundraisers. The club conducted an aluminum can drive in May, which raised $39. Students sold lemonade in July and raised $206, for a total of $245. Club president Alex Tungate presented the checks and cash to Bro. Michael Goodwin, chairman of the food pantry committee, and Dr. Skip Alexander, president of the Taylor County Ministerial Association. Club members are, from left, front: Jackson Herron, Tyler Stephens, Rylee Vaughn, Andrew Melton, Dawson Cole and Ethan Anderson.

  • Taylor County Governor's Scholars to receive Premium College Admission Test preparation

    PrepMe CEO Karan Goel, along with other community partners, announced recently the donation of an ACT and SAT online test preparation program to more than 1,000 Governor's Scholars Program participants, including nine from Taylor County.

  • Lindsey to offer select classes to area senior citizens

    Lindsey Wilson College is offering six classes to area senior citizens at an unbeatable price - free.

    As part of Lindsey Wilson's Senior Scholars Program, area residents age 62 and over can audit one of six fall classes at no tuition expense.

    Classes offered in this fall's senior scholars program include geography, marriage and the family, New Testament, Old Testament, women's studies and world civilization.

  • KCS hosts back-to-school pool party

    Kentucky Christian School celebrated its first day back to school with a party at Campbellsville City Pool. More than 175 KCS students and family members attended.

  • Taylor County hosts first ever 'Freshman Focus'

    More than 170 ninth graders attended Taylor County High School's first ever Freshman Focus Orientation Camp.

    Students heard motivational speakers Chris Bowers and Ryan Moran from Indianapolis, Ind., and were welcomed by more than 45 junior and senior student mentors during the two-day camp.

    TCHS is one of only a few schools in Kentucky to implement the Freshman Focus program. The program began about seven years ago at Hilliard-Davidson High School in Ohio with collaboration from the Ohio Institute of Human Services.

  • Local students make dean's list at Centre College

    Two area students have been named to the dean's list for the spring term at Centre College in Danville, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.6 grade point average.

    Lucas Hoots is the son of Mark and Charlotte Hoots of Campbellsville and is a graduate of Taylor County High School.

    Meredith Angel is the daughter of James and Sherri Angel of Campbellsville and is a graduate of Campbellsville High School.

  • TCMS dance/carnival is Friday, Aug. 15

    Taylor County Middle School will host a dance/carnival fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 15.

    The event is open to six, seventh and eighth graders.

    Good Timz Entertainment will provide the music. There will also be pizza, drinks, popcorn, cotton candy and snacks for sale.

    32 Degrees will be selling shaved ice and sorbets.

    Ann Arnett will be applying temporary tattoos. There will also be face painting, corn hole, hillbilly golf, limbo, skeet ball and basketball.