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Education

  • 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.

  • May graduates from ITT Tech

    Wes May graduated from ITT Technical Institute in Louisville on March 29.

    May graduated with highest honors and was recognized for two-year academic excellence.

    He maintained a 3.95 GPA in computer multimedia design throughout his schooling and was a member of the National Technical Honor Society.

    May attended the University of Louisville and Speed Scientific School before graduating from ITT Tech.

    He is the son of Gary and Carol Anne May of Elk Horn. His grandparents are Emery and Roberta May of Campbellsville.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for March 17 are, from left, front: CJ Short, Rachel Clements, Chelsea Nicholas and Jackie York. Back: Katie Ferguson, Chelsea Hardin, Frank Baker, Angela Yates, Brock Loudon and Austin Hardin. Not pictured are Weston Dickens, Shelby Ewing, Andrew Ford, Hannah Ellis, Malcom Richerson, Morgan Rose, Phillip Lawson, Cassie Quinn, Ben Johnson, Ian Brothers, Hope Wigginton and Blair Bland.