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Education

  • Reality comes to town

    Staff Report

    Nearly 300 middle school eighth-graders participated in an exercise last week that tested their ability to face reality.

    Called Reality Town, the annual project pretends that each student is 28 years old and is the sole supporter in their household. Some students were lucky enough to have children, but maybe not so lucky when it came time to come up with the money to help raise that family.

  • Journalism students bring home 11 awards from state contest

    The Taylor County High School Journalism Department won 11 awards at the 2008 Kentucky High School Journalism Association State Contest on May 7 at the Clarion Conference Center in Louisville.

    The school's 2007 yearbook, the Cardinal, finished third place overall in Class AAA behind Bowling Green and Louisville Assumption.

    The school's broadcast, Taylor News Today, finished third overall in Class AAA behind Louisville Waggoner and South Oldham.

    TCHS also received the following:

  • Library News - Bonnie Webster

    "Catch the Reading Bug" is the theme for the annual summer reading program at Taylor County Public Library.

    This is a free program for children in preschool through fifth grade and young adults ages 11 to 17.

    We are having a big kick off day on Thursday, June 5 for children to register for the summer reading program. Ronald McDonald will be at the library at 6 p.m. to jump-start the program.

  • TCHS Chorus presents concert

    Taylor County High School Chorus performed its year-end concert on Thursday, May 15 at Campbellsville Baptist Church. Assistant choral director Brandon Centers directed the choirs while Lisa Gupton, head choral director, provided accompaniment. Pictured is an ensemble of mostly senior men who performed a special number, "In the Still of the Nite," during the concert. Zach Cox performs a solo during the a cappella number. Other solos during the number were sung by Nick Wilson and Shawn Myers.

  • CES Writers of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently recognized the following students as Writer of the Week for their grade level. Pictured are Alex Bailey, Heaven Price, Danielle Smith, Piper Rucker, Rebekah Cowherd, Christina Phipps, MaKenzie Murrell, Kimberly Harden, Katie Lefever and Savanna Taylor.

  • St. Catharine College announces dean's list, president's list

    St. Catharine College recently announced the names of students who have achieved extraordinary academic success for the spring 2008 semester.

    The dean's list includes all students who had a grade point average of 3.6 to 3.999. The president's list includes students who had a perfect 4.0 during the spring semester.

    Students from Taylor County who were on the dean's list included Hannah Cox, Amanda Shaw, Christopher Smith, Keely Tedder and Emily Thomas.

    Sherry Clark from Taylor County was named to the president's list.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital names Chambers/Shely Scholarship winners

    Scott Gwinn and Traci Walker were the recipients of the Drs. Henry Chambers and Forest Shely Scholarships.

    Gwinn and Walker are both from Campbellsville and attended Taylor County High School.

    Gwinn received the Physical Therapy Scholarship and plans to attend the University of Kentucky. He was involved in Beta, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Future Farmers of America and chorus. He is the son of Allan and Carol Gwinn.

  • School Menu for May 26-28

    Taylor County

    May 26-28

    Monday - No school. Memorial Day.

    Tuesday - Manager's choice.

    Wednesday - Hot dog, baked chips, variety of vegetables, choice of fruit, cookie and milk.

  • KCS students take year-end trip

    Kentucky Christian School's fourth- and fifth-grade classes took a three-day trip to Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio. The trip included visits to the Creation Museum & Planetarium, The Freedom Museum, Newport on the Levee and Kings Island.

  • CU students recognized during annual honors, awards day

    Ashley Sidebottom

    Campbellsville University

    "Today is one of those highlight days of the year in which we get to celebrate excellence in education and accomplishments," said Campbellsville University President Dr. Michael V. Carter as he announced this year's distinguished students during the annual Honors and Awards Day chapel program April 30.

    Numerous students received awards and were given plaques, money, books and other gifts at the annual in Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel.