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Education

  • Kirtley attends Governor's School for the Arts

    Haley Kirtley, a Taylor County High School junior, recently took part in the Kentucky Governors School for the Arts.

    Kirtley, the only local student to participate, competed in drama and news media. She was among 1,300 from across the state to compete.

    GSA provides hands-on arts opportunities for the states talented high school students who are dancers, actors, instrumental and vocal musicians, creative writers, future architects and visual artists.

    Kirtley plans to major in photography. She is the daughter of Robert and Carol Kirtley of Campbellsville.

  • TCES Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary School's Writers of the Week for Wednesday, March 19 are, from left, Eric Rogers, kindergarten; Ariana Johnson, first grade; Denae Brockman, second grade; Layke Burriss, third grade; Sarah Myers, fourth grade; and Wade Burton, fifth grade.

  • PTSO taking parent member nominations

    Taylor County Middle School PTSO nominating committee is now accepting applications for site-based decision making council parent members for the 2008-2009 school year.

    Nomination forms may be picked up at the TCMS office and must be returned by April 25 to the office.

    Election will be April 30 in the TCMS cafeteria.

    For more information, call Denise Walsh at 403-1062.

  • CU hears about legacy of Abraham Lincoln

    Madeline Kitchens

    Campbellsville University

    "Lincoln was a politician beyond compare," said Dr. Damon Eubank, professor of history at Campbellsville University, at "The Legacy of Abraham Lincoln, Relevancy for the 21st Century" forum presented by Campbellsville University's Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy recently.

    This event was part of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration.

  • Students receive awards at state history convention

    Members of the Tebbs Bend Historians were honored at the 2008 Kentucky Junior Historical Society Convention.

    The 46th annual Kentucky Junior Historical Society convention, held March 27-29 in Frankfort, gathers student historians from every corner of the commonwealth in grades K-12. These students submit prepared projects in various categories, including historical exhibit, genealogical research, photography, performance and art.

    "These students are learning an appreciation for our state's history," says Kent Whitworth, executive director of the Kentucky Historical Society.

  • School Menus

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    April 14-18

    Monday - Hot ham and cheese, French fries, peas, celery stick, pudding pop and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, strawberries, cake and milk.

    Wednesday - Chili, crackers, cheese slice, baby carrots, applesauce, vanilla wafers and milk.

    Thursday - Hot dog, pork and beans, potato wedges, graham cracker, Fruit Juicee and milk.

    Friday - Deli sandwich with lettuce and tomato, Sun Chips, corn on the cob, peanut butter cookie and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    April 14-18

  • CU hosts rock 'n' roll legend Buzz Cason

    Rachel Crenshaw

    Campbellsville University

    Rock 'n' roll legend Buzz Cason, author, songwriter, publisher and director of Creative Writer's group, talked about life in the music industry at Campbellsville University in The Gheens Recital Hall on Wednesday, March 19.

    Cason has published music with several recording artists including Kenny Rogers, Jimmy Buffett, Michael Johnson and Tanya Tucker. "Everlasting Love," recorded by Gloria Estefan and U2, and "Soldier of Love," recorded by the Beatles, were just some of the hits produced by Cason.

  • TCES Honor Roll

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

    Fourth grade

  • 4-H Camp applications now available

    It is now time for youth ages 9 to 14 to register to attend 4-H Camp this summer. The camping date is set for Monday, June 30 through Thursday, July 3.

    Taylor County will attend the Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp. Adults and teens are needed to attend as cabin leaders and activity presenters. So consider attending camp with your child or grandchild. Adults attend for free since they serve as chaperones.

  • CES students honored for earning more than 100 AR points

    Campbellsville Elementary School recognized several students during a recent Celebration Assembly for earning more than 100 Accelerated Reader points. Pictured are Jensen Martin, Crystal Ratliff, Austin Cox, Laura Lamb, Darius Wright, Justice Gregory, Myles Murrell and Aidan McMahan.