• Locals named to WKU dean's, president's lists

    Western Kentucky University recently released its dean's and president's list recipients for the fall 2010 semester.

    The lists include undergraduate students who have at least 12 hours of coursework for the semester with no incomplete grades.

    Students making the dean's list have a GPA of 3.4 to 3.79 in a 4.0 scale. Students on the president's list have GPAs of 3.8 to 4.0.

    Named to the dean's list from Campbellsville are Lindsey E. Wise, Rebekah L. Garr, Amanda M. Smith, Maranda R. Wright, Cicely S. Walters and Mackenzie L. Jones.

  • EKU announces fall president's, dean's lists

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 1,124 students have earned president's list honors and 2,579 dean's list honors for the fall 2010 semester.

    Taylor County residents named to the president's list include Amelia Kristen Daugherty, a senior majoring in elementary education, and Russell Taylor Despain, a freshman majoring in aviation, both of Campbellsville, and Elizabeth Marie Spalding, a junior majoring in child and family studies, of Finley.

  • Locals among fall graduates at EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 949 graduates at the conclusion of the fall 2010 semester. The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies Dec. 18.

    Graduates from Taylor County include Paul Barry Blevins, who received a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice, and Terri Rena Slinker, who received a bachelor of science degree in medical practice management.

    The new degree holders join more than 120,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States.

  • Taylor County residents named to BCTC dean's list

    Bluegrass Community & Technical College recently recognized the following students from Taylor County who have achieved dean's list honors for the 2010 fall semester.

    The college recognizes academic excellence by naming to the dean's list full-time students who have earned an overall semester grade point average of 3.5 or better in courses numbered 100 or above.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for Jan. 28. They are, from left, kindergartner Jonghyuk Lee, first grader Kayden Dobson, second grader Kyle Chappell, third grader Cameron McNeil, fourth grader Tyler Perkins and fifth grader Jenna Smith.

  • City Schools names academic achievers


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

    Those recognized include:

    Campbellsville Elementary

    Noah Wilson is a kindergarten student at CES. He is the son of Mike and Sarah Wilson. He enjoys playing soccer and baseball. His favorite teacher is Lisa Wiseman and math is his favorite subject. His future plans are to become a veterinarian.

  • Twenty wishes for the new library building

    Bonnie Webster

    Taylor County Public Library

    It is hard to believe that maybe in a year and a half to two years from now the library will have a new home in the Gabehart Lumber Building. I was afraid that I would be retired before the library ever got a chance to move. It is still hard to believe we have a building, not just an empty lot.

    Thinking about this, I came up with my 20 wishes for our new library. They are:

  • Campbellsville High names homecoming king, queen


    Campbellsville High School announced its basketball homecoming court between the boys' and girls' games Friday, Jan. 28.

    King and queen were Jordan Percell and Chanci Jo Yates, left, and prince and princess were Trey Henry and Kelsey Felter, right.

  • Campbellsville Board discusses school calendar

    Rebecca Cassell


    Campbellsville Independent students had missed six days of school for bad weather as of Monday night's School Board meeting. They missed another on Wednesday after a snowstorm that morning.

    And they're making up one of the days this week.

    The Board meeting, which is normally on the third Monday of each month, had been postponed to Jan. 20 because of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and then postponed again because of bad weather on that day.

  • School menus for Jan. 31-Feb. 4

    Campbellsville Independent

    Jan. 31-Feb. 4

    Monday - Cheeseburger, French fries, pickles, onions, fruit cocktail, Chips Ahoy cookie and milk. Choice: chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Pizza, buttered corn, pineapple slice, Elf Grahams and milk. Choice: corndog.

    Wednesday - Chili, crackers, half peanut butter sandwich, carrot sticks, Fritos corn chips, applesauce, oatmeal square and milk. Choice: pork chop.