• TCMS wins at regional Governor's Cup


    Taylor County Middle came home with honors on Saturday, Feb. 5 from the Middle School Regional Governor's Cup competition in Russell County.

    Jilly Bruns was runner-up in the mathematics assessment. Levi Haliday brought home fifth place in the social studies assessment, and the quick recall team won a third-place trophy in the 15-school competition.

    TCMS was also the recipient of the Hume Sportsmanship award.

    Bruns and Haliday qualified to compete in the state competition in March.

  • CU names Kelsey Best as Miss Valentine


    Ariana Johnson

    Campbellsville University

    Kelsey Best, a sophomore from Harrodsburg, has been named the 2011 Miss Valentine Pageant queen at Campbellsville University.

    The CU Student Government Association hosted the Miss Valentine Pageant on Friday, Feb. 11 in Ransdell Chapel. The theme was "At Last" by Etta James.

  • School menus for Feb. 28-March 4

    Campbellsville Independent

    Feb. 28-March 4

    Monday - Barbecue ribs, scalloped potatoes, green beans, mixed fruit, bread slice and milk. Choice: chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Grilled cheese, chicken noodle soup, vegetable sticks, corn ships, mandarin oranges and milk. Choice: corn dog.

    Wednesday - Manager's choice, hashbrown, tossed salad, banana pudding and milk. Choice: pork chop.

    Thursday - Chili, crackers, cheese slice, carrot sticks, apple, Scooby cookies and milk. Choice: fried steak.

  • TCHS Fit 4 Life hosts basketball tournament


    Taylor County High School Fit 4 Life program hosted a 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Friday, Jan. 28 at the TCHS gym.

    There were 12 teams that gathered for a small sermon by Bro. Brian Rafferty and played a double elimination basketball tournament. A group of sophomore boys and one freshman dominated the court to win the tournament undefeated.

  • 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.