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Education

  • TCHS DECA qualifies for State DECA Conference

    Twenty-eight Taylor County High School DECA members competed at the Region III DECA Career Conference on Jan. 31.

    The following students brought home these awards:

    First place winners: Marissa Hazard, Business Services Marketing; Wesley Parker, Food Marketing; Scott Blakeman, Marketing Management; and Greg Manning, Sports & Entertainment Marketing.

  • School Menus for Feb. 25-29

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    Feb. 25-29

    Monday - Bacon cheeseburger, pickles, onions, French fries, mixed vegetables, apple and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken bites, mashed potatoes, broccoli casserole, rolls, jelly and milk.

    Wednesday - Chili, crackers, cheese slice, carrots, oatmeal square, orange and milk.

    Thursday - Pizza, tossed salad, corn, applesauce, Rice Krispies treat and milk.

    Friday - Hot dog, pork and beans, baked chips, fresh fruit, Fruit Roll-Up and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    Feb. 25-29

  • Osteopathy scholarships available to Kentucky students

    Kentucky students planning to study osteopathy at Pikeville College may be eligible for an Osteopathic Medicine Scholarship, administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

    The amount of the scholarship is equal to the difference between the average in-state tuition charged at the state medical schools and the tuition charged at the Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine.

    The application deadline is July 1. For application information, contact Teresa Jones at (606) 218-5400 or tjones@pc.edu.

  • Brown wins Passion for Fashion competition at The Art Institute of Indianapolis

    Kelsi Brown is a far cry from her childhood days of dressing herself in a hula skirt and cowboy boots for church. She has not lost her unique style; instead it has taken her one step closer towards her goal of becoming a fashion designer.

  • What's new at the public library

    Taylor County Public Library will soon have a new bookmobile on the road. The library has tried before for a grant to purchase a new bookmobile and this year we were one of the lucky 12 that will get a matching grant from Frankfort.

    Our bookmobile is a 1990 model. We were second in line for being in need of a new vehicle.

  • CES Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School has named its recent Students of the Week. Pictured are, from left, front: Jorden Perkins, Eladio Pedroza, Doyle Clements and Austin Harris. Middle: Kirk Fain, Jeremy Rainwater, Dylan Price, Victoria Cox, Ethan Ford, Austin Cox and Cameron Bohannon. Back: Luke Hunt, Gracie Begley, Trey Lakes and Jamie Cahill.

  • CES Students of the Week

    Several Campbellsville Elementary students were named Student of the Week at a recent celebration assembly. They are, from left, front: Trystan Taylor, Destiny Hash, Kyler Rakes, Nicholas Lefever, Christina Phipps and Cheyanne Garrett. Middle: Chris Alia, Chazilyn Veatch, Tyler Vaughn, Dustin Hughes, Alex Doss and Amanda Dotson. Back: Morgan Milby, Austin Chandler, Katelynn French, Kailey Morris, Nathan Wise, Zachary Mitchell and Brooke Harris.

  • FFA prepares to celebrate

    Beginning Feb. 18 and continuing through Feb. 22, Taylor County Future Farmers of America will take part in National FFA Week.

    This is a week celebrated by FFA members all over the country in honor of Presidents' Day. Taylor County FFA has been celebrating the week for more than 30 years, and has another week of celebration planned for later this year.

    Today, which is Presidents' Day, begins FFA Week for Taylor County FFA. The chapter will celebrate by attending Mr. Gattis' for fellowship and food, and later going to Green River Cinema 6 for a movie.

  • Fast ForWord helps student who struggle with reading

    Taylor County Middle School began offering Fast ForWord software to students who are having difficulty with reading.

  • Head Start programs taking applications for fall

    Campbellsville and Taylor County Head Start programs will be accepting applications for the 2008-2009 school year Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Applications can be picked up at the Campbellsville Head Start Center at 605 W. Main St. or at the Taylor County Head Start Center at 400 Campbellsville Bypass.

    The following information will be necessary for enrollment: proof of birth, proof of income and insurance/Medicaid/KCHIP cards.

    For more information, call 465-2619 or 789-3978.