• Instruction costs up at Campbellsville schools

    Rebecca Cassell


    Instruction costs at Campbellsville Independent Schools were up last year.

    During last Monday's monthly School Board meeting, Jeff Sprowles of Wise, Buckner, Sprowles & Associates gave an audit report for the District's fiscal year ending June 30.

    According to Sprowles, instruction accounts for 58 percent of the District's $12.88 million in expenses for 2010, or $7.56 million.

  • Cheerleaders host Trick and Trot fundraiser


    The Taylor County Middle School cheerleaders hosted their second annual Trick and Trot 5k run/walk on Saturday, Oct. 23.

    The fundraiser helps with competition expenses throughout the year. The first place overall winner in the 5k race was Shelly Peterson, front. The first place overall male winner in the 5K race was Terry Holmes, at center in back row. The first place winner for female 5K walk was Missy Knopp and first place winner for male 5K walk was Dwight Adcock.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for Nov. 5. They are, from left, kindergartner Caleb Russell, first grader Brooke Bowles, second grader Connor Wise, third grader Bethany Meece, fourth grader Shelby Wethington and fifth grader Landon Simmons.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of Nov. 1. They are, from left, Kaylee Rosson, Dawson Adcock, Natasha Nuckols, Gerald Gonzalez and Hunter Miller.

  • CHS names Students of the Week


    Campbellsville High School recently announced its Students of the Week for Oct. 25-29. They are, from left, Emily Haley, Ethan Bailey, Jasmine Dowell, Johnny Embry, Denika Smith, Jon Baker, Jamecia Washington and Joe Butler.

  • Locals compete in All-State Piano Ensemble


    The All-State Piano Ensemble is one of the highlights of the Kentucky Music Teachers Association Annual Conference. Students from around the state joined in the event for an educational experience at the University of Louisville. They played music together under the direction of conductor Susan Olgilvie from Texas and attended music clinics by university faculty from around Kentucky.

    This year, participating students saw Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Gold Medalist Haochen Zhang perform.

  • Schools spending more on education

    James Roberts, Staff Writer

  • School menus for Nov. 22-26

    Campbellsville Independent
    Nov. 22-26

    Monday - Lasagna, tossed salad, hash brown, fruit, garlic bread and milk.
    Tuesday - Grilled chicken patty on bun, French fries, applesauce, elf grahams and milk.
    Wednesday - Professional Day. No school.
    Thursday - Thanksgiving holiday. No school.
    Friday - Thanksgiving break. No school.

  • CU piano professor receives non-tenured faculty award


    Joan C. McKinney
    Campbellsville University

  • Students attend leadership conference



    Five local students attended the GLIMPSE Black Student Leadership Conference Oct. 15-17 at Centre College in Danville. Stanisha Hughes, Gabrielle Keene, Jamecia Washington, Destiny Williams and Tameka Williams, in group photo above, were sponsored by Greater Campbellsville United. The conference featured various presenters, all seeking to prepare students to empower themselves through education, spirituality, commitment networking and other opportunities.