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Education

  • Did you know?

    Did you know the following facts about Kentucky libraries?

    -There are 4,298 computer terminals in Kentucky's public libraries.

    -The public library is the primary institution that bridges the digital divide in our communities.

    -Nine times as many people entered Kentucky public libraries as attended men's and women's basketball and men's football games (2006 season) at UK, UL, KSU, EKU, WKU and MSU combined.

    - The cost per person for library materials in Kentucky public libraries is $3.27, roughly the same as a McDonald's Big Mac and fries.

  • TCES Writers of the Week 12-12

    Taylor County Elementary's "Writers of the Week" for Wednesday, Dec. 12 are: Jackson Herron, kindergarten; Ryan Kearney and Kailey Thompson, first grade; Paul Adams, second grade; Andrew Powell, third grade; Christian Dillard, fourth grade; and Cameron Jeffries, fifth grade.

  • TCHS Students of the Week for 12-3

    Taylor County High School's recent "Students of the Week" are Brittany Corbin, Jeddy Chastain, Weston Dicken, Cody Ford, Josh Gumm, Samantha Harris, Greg Manning, Zack Manning, Leslie Moore, Jessica Seaborne and Joshua Sullivan.

  • Students reach goal of reading 1,000 books

    On Nov. 13, Karen Skaggs' second-grade class at Campbellsville Elementary School celebrated reading and testing on more than 1,000 books.

    Their goal was to read 1,000 books before Christmas, but students reached their goal before Halloween.

    Students were treated to a day that began with breakfast and included snacks and pizza in the afternoon.

  • TCHS Students of the Week for 12-10

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for the week of Dec. 10 are, from left, Megan Romines, Rebekah Phillips, Kayla Raganas, Justin Robinette and Tina Pleva. Not picture ar Jed Bright, Savannah Gregory, Casey Seaborne and Rachel Wise.

  • Students study architecture

    Myra Vaughn visited Campbellsville Elementary fourth graders and showed students pictures of buildings all over the world that featured unique architectural designs, using the Smartboard. Students created their own floor plans of a home using puzzle pieces that Vaughn created. They also designed their own dream homes. A Campbellsville High School graduate, Vaughn is employed with a design firm in Louisville.

  • Campbellsville University sets new enrollment record

    Ashley Sidebottom

    Campbellsville University

    For the first time, Campbellsville University has exceeded 2,400 students, with a final head count of 2,405 for the fall 2007 semester.

    Dr. Michael V. Carter, president, announced that the fall 2007 semester set yet another enrollment record, up from 2,181 total students in the spring.

    The total number of students in fall 2006 was 2,374.

    "Each semester more and more students are finding their calling here," Carter said.

  • TCHS cheerleaders for 2007-2008

    Taylor County High School cheerleading squad members for 2007-2008 are, from left, front: Jessica Seaborne and Sarah Newcome, seniors and co-captains. Middle: Cecily Walters, Maci Christie, Cigi Farmer, Rachelle Wooley and Lisa Dinsmore. Back: Brittany Mills, Tara Wallace, Chloe Tucker, Rachel Ralls and Rachel Clements. Loria Christie is the coach.

  • KCS students hear from fire chief

    Kentucky Christian School first graders recently heard a presentation by Taylor County Fire Department Assistant Chief Bill Hall and saw the fire prevention trailer.

  • LWC winter commencement is Saturday

    Lindsey Wilson College will graduate the first half of the Class of 2007-2008 on Saturday morning. The college will award a total of 247 degrees - 176 undergraduate degrees and 71 graduate degrees.

    Hall of Fame journalist Al Smith, the former host of Kentucky Educational Television's Comment on Kentucky, will deliver the commencement address.

    The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. ET in Biggers Sports Center.