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Education

  • KCS preschoolers complete Book It program

    Kentucky Christian Preschool students completed the Book It reading program and received free pizza certificates. Pictured are, sitting, Keeli Farmer and Holly Brents. Standing: Bennett Wise, Reili Farmer, Will Hoenck, Brad Gribbins, Adam Jeffries, Grayson Wise, Aaron Steele and Tristan Faulkner. Not pictured are Cameron Dicken, Stephen Ferrie and Katie Hollenbach.

  • Begley wins math-a-thon

    Grace Begley was the school-wide winner of the Math-a-Thon event at Campbellsville Elementary School. She raised $221. Students in kindergarten through fourth grade participated in the event, which raised $3,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

  • Moore retiring from CU

    Nevalyn Moore has a list. She made her list 15 years ago. It's a 3x5 index card, and it has 15 items on it.

    She shared the list, which is what she wants to do upon her retirement, with Campbellsville University's faculty and staff at the 25th annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Service held April 25 in the Winters Dining Hall.

    Moore is retiring after this academic year after 25 years of teaching at CU.

  • Walsh speaks to drivers' ed students

    Deputy Sheriff Bill Walsh, school resource officer at Taylor County High School, recently addressed drivers' education students at TCHS.

    He spoke on the dangers and consequences of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. This is one way in which law enforcement officials can work with students to reduce the incidences and results of driving while impaired.

    Walsh was with the Kentucky State Police for 27 years before retiring and joining the Taylor County Sheriff's Department.

  • Preschoolers go fishing

    Taylor County Preschool Community Based Instruction hosted its fourth annual fishing tournament. Pictured are Jennifer Gabehart and Peggy Crabtree's classes, who fished at David Burton's pond. Also fishing were Carolyn Bennett and Laura Sallee's classes, who fished at Buck Lewis' pond. Fishing winners were Logan Skaggs, 5, smallest fish; Abigail Brock, 5, most fish; and Cole Nallia, 4, largest fish.

  • CU dedicates Gosser Gymnasium

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    A deep love of students, coaches, faculty and staff at Campbellsville University has resulted in the Gosser Gymnasium, which was dedicated April 22.

    Dr. Donnie Gosser, a member of the CU Board of Trustees, and his wife, Anna, of Elizabethtown, made the lead gift toward the construction of the new gym, which will serve the entire campus. It is located at the back of Powell Athletic Center.

    Gosser said he was appreciative of what CU's staff, faculty, coaches and administration do.

  • CKMTA teachers present recital students

    Central Kentucky Music Teachers Association members who submitted students for the duet recital are Judith Davis, Carina Tiotuico, Beth Cochran, Suellen Shaw, Diana Aubrey and Dr. Wesley Roberts.

  • Public library celebrates National Library Week

    In celebration of National Library Week, the Story Hour children at Taylor County Public Library got to play with baby animals recently. Paul and Janet Hert brought their baby goat to the library while Bobby Phillips loaned some baby chickens and ducks.

  • CKMTA students present duet recital

    Central Kentucky Music Teachers Association hosted a duet recital on April 12 at Campbellsville University's Gheens Recital Hall. The participants were Carla Farias, Chin-Yu Hsu, Chia-Ying Huang, Ying-Huei Ting, Ashley Denise Wilson, Joel Bryan Tiotuico, April Massengale, Aryn Massengale, Katelyn McMahan, Caroline McMahan, Laura Lamb, Blair Lamb, Murphy Lamb, Jilly Bruns, Brooke Kearney, Kensi Moore, Stewart Graham, Lizzy Cox, Belinda Cheng, Millie RonKainen, Leslie Pike, Erin Mattingly, Aaron Boone and Gavin Cheng.

  • TCES Honor Roll

    Taylor County Elementary School has released its honor roll for the fifth six-week grading period. Students listed follow.

    Fourth grade