• College Goal Sunday is Jan. 30

    College Goal Sunday, a statewide charitable program providing free information and assistance to families applying for college financial aid, will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 30 at 20 sites in 19 Kentucky communities, including Campbellsville University.

    The event will be from 2 to 4 p.m. in the banquet hall of the Badgett Academic Support Center.

    At Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, participants should go to the second floor of the Regional Postsecondary Education Center.

  • CES names Students of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its Students of the Week for Jan. 14. They are, from left, front, Kadence Houk, Kaydon Taylor, Enan Hagy, Piper Rucker, Lindon White, Alyssa Lofton, Cameron Martinex and AunDaya Coleman. Middle, Kenzi Forbis, Destiny Tungate, Chase McNear, Jake Dicken, Madison Read, Ruth Perkins, Alma Bazan and Alexis Byars. Back, Haley Watson, Sydney Wilson, John Netherland, Alexis Lambert, Cassie England, Kayla Grapevine and Stephen Thomas.

  • TCHS Show Choir to host 'Show for Dough'


    Taylor County High School Show Choir will host a "Show for Dough" concert on Saturday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Taylor County Middle School gymnasium.

    The show will feature solos from current choir members, alumni and guests as well as a preview of the show choir's spring show.

    Donations will be accepted at the door.

  • Tri-County Car Club to offer scholarship

    Stan McKinney

    Tri-County Car Club

    A $500 scholarship is available for a graduating high school senior in the area planning to pursue an auto-related career.

    The Tri-County Car Club, based in Campbellsville, will award the scholarship in May. The club has members from several counties, including Taylor, Marion, Casey, Green, Nelson and LaRue.

  • CES announces students who met AR goals

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored students who met their Accelerated Reader goals. Students work with their teachers to set an individual AR goal for each nine weeks.

    Students who met first and second nine-week goals were: Lauryn Agathen, Hassan Alabusalim, Fatimah Alabusalim, Hadey Alabusalim, Jackson Antle, Ben Arachi, Alma Bazan, Caleigh Bright, Savanna Brockman, Saevon Buckner, Tabitha Burress, Davon Cecil, Ashton Chelf, Chloe Cox, Abigail Decker, Kenzi Forbis, Tahler Franklin, Brandon Greer, Yuika Hanada, Colin Harris, Arren Hash,

  • School menus for Jan. 24-28

    Campbellsville Independent

    Jan. 24-28

    Monday - Grilled cheese, chicken noodle soup, peach cup, vegetable sticks with dip, crackers, choice of chuckwagon and milk.

    Tuesday - Hamburger on bun, French fries, baked beans, applesauce, choice of corndog and milk.

    Wednesday - Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, broccoli casserole, sherbet, choice of pork chop and milk.

    Thursday - Manager's choice, buttered corn, peas, pineapple sauce, choice of chicken fried steak and milk.

  • Taylor County to add school resource officer

    James Roberts


    In a move to make schools safer, Taylor County School District will add a school resource officer.

  • School menus for Jan. 17-21

    Campbellsville Independent

    Jan. 17-21

    Monday - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. No school.

    Tuesday - Chili crispitos, refried beans, nachos with salsa, fruit cocktail, choice or corn dog and milk.

    Wednesday - Chicken tenders, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, pear halves, cornbread, choice of pork chop and milk.

    Thursday - Chili, crackers, cheese slice, carrot sticks, corn chips, peach cup, oatmeal square, choice of chicken fried steak and milk.

  • Local student named to 'Who's Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges'


    The 2011 edition of "Who's Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges" will include the names of 10 students - including a Campbellsville resident - from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College who have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders.

    James Bottoms, a 1998 graduate of Taylor County High School, was selected this year.

  • CU hires Blevins as assistant professor of education


    Matthew Schmuck

    Campbellsville University

    Susan M. Blevins of Campbellsville has been employed as an assistant professor of education at Campbellsville University, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, CU president.

    Blevins is a 1984 graduate of CU, where she majored in elementary education, with a math minor and secondary certification.