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Education

  • Local girl crowned UK's fall homecoming queen

    Amory Cox, a junior biology major from Campbellsville, was crowned University of Kentucky fall homecoming queen on Saturday, Oct. 27. She represented Sigma Chi Fraternity.

    Cox was among about 30 girls who were nominated for the title by Greek organizations, clubs, the band and other student-led groups. The nominees had to complete an application, and a committee of professors and local business leaders narrowed the pool to 10.

  • Local residents strengthen Transylvania's enrollment

    Transylvania's campus is bustling with a record enrollment of 1,153 students. The former record, set in 2005, was 1,151, and last year's enrollment was 1,117.

    President Charles L. Shearer said he expects enrollment to level off at or slightly below the current level.

    Four Taylor County residents attend Transylvania.

    Sophomore Chad Bruce is the son of Michael and Karen Bruce of Campbellsville.

    Sophomore Nathaniel Rash is the son of John and Peggy Rash of Elk Horn.

  • Taylor County FFA hands out Greenhand degree

    Forty-seven first-year FFA members received their Greenhand degrees on Sept. 25.

    The Greenhand degree is awarded to all FFA members in their first year who have met minimum qualifications. Such qualifications include reciting the FFA creed in its entirety; having basic knowledge of FFA history; and having a satisfactory Supervised Agricultural Experience Program.

    The guest speaker for the night was Josh Kerr, Lake Cumberland Region state vice president. He spoke on the future within the FFA.

  • Local parent group joins PTA

    Recognizing the benefits of being associated with the PTA, parents at Campbellsville Elementary School voted to become affiliated with the Kentucky PTA and the National PTA.

    The vote followed a presentation by PTA representatives about the history, benefits and processes of the association.

    "All parent groups are not PTAs. Being affiliated with both the state and national PTA provides numerous benefits to the local group, leaders, members and most importantly, children," said 11th District PTA President Wanda Washington.

  • CU named one of America's Best Christian Colleges

    Campbellsville University is one of 137 colleges and universities nationwide to be recognized as "America's Best Christian Colleges."

    The independent research/consulting organization, Institutional Research & Evaluation, compiled this 11th annual listing based on analysis and review of its Annual National College Survey.

  • School Menus

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    Nov. 12-16

    Monday - Pizza, corn, tossed salad, French fries, apple and milk.

    Tuesday - Burrito, tater tots, pork and beans, animal crackers, peach cup and milk.

    Wednesday - Chili, crackers, cheese slice, vegetable sticks, oatmeal square, orange half and milk.

    Thursday - Baked chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, fruit cocktail, rolls and milk.

    Friday - Fish, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, coleslaw, sherbet and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    Nov. 12-16

  • KCS students donate antibiotic ointment

    Kentucky Christian School student donated 285 tubes of antibiotic ointment to Village to Village Missions in Haiti. Pictured are, from left, front: Treyton Steele, C.J. Onyiri and Katie Cheatham. Back: Bryce Steele and Grant Cox.

  • Bookmobile Schedule

    Thursday, Nov. 1 - Crescent Hill and Jackson Tower.

    Friday, Nov. 2 - Liberty Road and Stoner Creek.

    Monday, Nov. 5 - Head Start, Taylor County Elementary School, day cares and Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    Tuesday, Nov. 6 - Taylors Chapel, KY 210, Social Band Road and Mt. Carmel.

    Wednesday, Nov. 7 - Lone Valley, Columbia Road, Meadowcreek, Davis Road and Hathaway Drive.

    Thursday, Nov. 8 - Forest Hills, Plainview and Medco Nursing Home.

    Friday, Nov. 9 - Campbellsville Adult Day Care, Greensburg Road and Friendship Pike.

  • CES WoW students

    Campbellsville Elementary students who were recently recognized as Writers of the Week are, from left: Breanna Dale, Jensen Martin, Shandi Russell and Kayla Grapevine.

  • KCS collecting used ink cartridges, cell phones

    Kentucky Christian School is collecting used ink cartridges and cell phones.

    The school is entered in a contest with The Funding Factory to win prizes.

    Items must be received by Nov. 10.