• Winners of bank pageants announced


    Chloe Eastridge, the 10-year-old daughter of Jessica and Jay Eastridge, won the Taylor County Extension Office's piggy bank pageant with a hand-knitted owl bank.

    Forty-five children created piggy banks to celebrate Kentucky Saves Week, which is Feb. 20-26.

    The piggy banks, along with 10 adult entries, were displayed in each of six local banks. Each bank promoted savings by awarding savings bonds to students.

    Eastridge's owl was selected to represent Taylor County at the district level.

  • CU offers medical opportunities


    Elena Groholske

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is offering students several different ways to get into the healthcare profession. Options are available through Campbellsville University's Technology Training Center, School of Business and Economics and the School of Nursing.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of Feb. 16. They are Samantha Johnson, Makayla Wright, Kyle Chappell, Conner Roney and Jayden Usrey.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for Feb. 11. They are, from left, kindergartner Annie Shipp, first grader Grant Cash, third grader Matthew Speer, fourth grader Sami Mackie and fifth grader Kaily Witham.

  • Applications accepted through March 4 for Rogers Explorers program

    Eighth-grade students seeking to develop skills in leadership, science, math and community service can build all of those skills and more - all in a college environment - at The Center for Rural Development's Rogers Explorers youth program this summer.

    The Center is accepting applications through Friday, March 4 from current eighth-grade students throughout its 42-county primary service area.

  • Smith graduates from Morehead State University

    Gerald Smith of Campbellsville graduated from Morehead State University with a bachelor of university studies degree during the 2010 winter commencement ceremony.

  • TCES kindergarten registration is March 14-18

    Taylor County Elementary School will have kindergarten registration March 14-18.

    Those registering should bring proof of residence, a birth certificate from the state vital statistics office, Social Security card, proof of physical, an eye exam from a licensed ophthalmologist or optometrist, dental screening and immunization as well as custody papers, if applicable.

    Those attending should call 465-5691 for an appointment.

  • Local students named to UK dean's list

    A record number of students were named to the University of Kentucky dean's list for the fall 2010 semester, including many from Taylor County.

    A total of 5,030 students were recognized for their academic performance. This is the first time the UK dean's list has topped 5,000.

    To make a dean's list in one of the UK colleges, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes. Some UK colleges require a 3.5 GPA to make the list.

  • Willis pledges Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority

    Miranda Willis of Campbellsville, a freshman at Centre College, has pledged Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

    The Centre Greek community consists of eight national and international organizations - four fraternities and four sororities - dedicated to the ideals of brotherhood, sisterhood, leadership, scholastic achievement, community service and social interaction.

  • CES names Students of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its Students of the Week. They are, from left, Jaxon Sidebottom, Kaleb Gray, Briante Gowdy, Skyler Olinski, Chloe Bennett and Kobe Coulter. Middle: Cameron Mahan, Chloe Holt, Jayden Murphy, Clark Kidwell, Nick Pendleton, Dustin Wade and Grant Lawson. Back: Arren Hash, Dylan Price, Patrick Walker, Theresa Underwood, Jimmy Russell and Mariah Lowery.