• Board discusses contingency fund

    James Roberts


    Taylor County School District may have a funding contingency five times larger than required by the state, but that could quickly change, according to Superintendent Roger Cook.

    Because there has been talk at the state level of dipping into school contingency funds to solve budget problems, the Kentucky School Board Association is asking school boards to discuss the importance of having contingencies and that those discussions be reflected in meeting minutes.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners


    Taylor County Elementary School has announced its Good Deed winners for the week of Feb. 2. They are Apiffany Curry, Catherine Allen, Wesley Oliver, Harmony Sparrow and Jayden Abell.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week for Jan. 24-28. They are, from left, senior Alex Franklin, junior Whitney Eubank, sophomore Victoria Boone and freshman Christa Thomas.

  • School menus for Feb. 14-18

    Campbellsville Independent

    Feb. 14-18

    Monday - Nuggets, potato wedges, corn on the cob, chocolate pudding, vanilla wafers and milk. Choice: chuckwagon on bun.

    Tuesday - Turkey or pork roast, gravy, mashed potatoes, lima beans, rolls, cake with strawberries and milk. Choice: corn dog.

    Wednesday - Pizza, buttered corn, applesauce, Elf Grahams and milk. Choice: pork chop.

    Thursday - Chicken alfredo, tossed salad, peas and carrots, peaches, garlic bread and milk. Choice: chicken fried steak.

  • CU to host annual Valentine Pageant on Feb. 11


    Campbellsville University's annual valentine pageant will be Friday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. in Ransdell Chapel. The pageant is sponsored by the CU Student Government Association.

  • TCHS names Homecoming king and queen


    Hunter Pelly and Kate Gosser were crowned king and queen at Taylor County High School's basketball homecoming on Monday night when the Cardinals and Lady Cardinals hosted Marion County. First runners-up were Tevin Webster and Kimberly O'Brien while Seth Wheatley and Katie Brockman were second runners-up.

  • Project Graduation fundraiser under way

    Campbellsville High School senior parents are raising money for the annual Project Graduation celebration by taking Schwan's pre-orders.

    Catalogs are circulating for Schwan's campaign 32816 through Monday, Feb. 21. All orders must be turned in that day.

    Orders will be available for pickup on Saturday, Feb. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the CHS parking lot. Those who placed pre-orders are asked to bring their payment at that time.

  • Eagle choir to host pie social

    The Campbellsville Middle School Eagle Choir will be host its second annual pie social on Sunday, Feb. 20 at 2 p.m.

    The event will feature the CMS Eagle Choir as well as individual talent performed by students and adults.

    This is a fundraising event for the choir and the money helps with the purchase of music, costumes, props and set design.

    Students are selling tickets at a cost of $4 for adults or $2 for students if purchased before Sunday, Feb. 20.

    Tickets may also be purchased at the door at the cost of $5 for adults or $3 for students.

  • Taylor County residents receive nursing coats at LWC

    Two Taylor County residents recently made history at Lindsey Wilson College when they were among the first Lindsey Wilson nursing students who participated in the college's inaugural white coat ceremony on Jan. 29 in W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall.

    Holly Begley and Stevie Lynn Powell of Campbellsville received white coats during the ceremony. The white coat symbolizes their entry into the profession of nursing.

    The students are on track to earn a bachelor of science in nursing from Lindsey Wilson in May 2013.

  • Bluegrass Cheer squad receives awards


    Bluegrass Cheer Stars competed Jan. 22 in the Cheer Ltd. CANAM Southern Kentucky Regional Championships in Adair County. The squad earned first place in the Youth All-Star Level 2 Cheer division, receiving a bid to nationals in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The squad also competed Jan. 15 and placed second at the eighth annual Battle of the Bluegrass in Lexington.