• TCHS students win at national career development event


    Taylor County High School's FFA Chapter was one of 44 teams participating in the National FFA Livestock Evaluation Career Development Event.

    The event was hosted in conjunction with the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville.

    The team, led by advisor Ryan Williams, was awarded a bronze emblem.

    Members also competed for individual awards with 171 other participants.

    Allison Brockman received a silver emblem and Alexandra Zimmerman, Kyle Dockery and Bradshaw Smoot received bronze emblems.

  • TCHS FFA members named national finalists

    Taylor County High School FFA members Tyler Bush and Rachel Hinton were recently named national finalists in the 2014 National FFA Agriscience Fair at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo on Oct. 29-Nov. 1 in Louisville.

    Hinton finished 17th in environmental services/natural resource systems division 2. Bush finished 16th in the same category, division 1.

    They both received bronze medals.

  • TCES releases honor roll

    Taylor County Elementary School recently released its fourth- and fifth-grade honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Students listed follow.

    Fourth Grade

  • School Menus for Dec. 8-12

    Campbellsville Independent

    Dec. 8-12

    Monday - Cheeseburger on bun with pickles and onions, baked fries, coleslaw, peaches and milk.

    Tuesday - Breaded chicken patty, mashed potatoes, peas and carrots, Mandarin oranges and milk.

    Wednesday - Bosco pizza stick, garden salad, corn, sidekick smoothies and milk.

    Thursday - Chicken nuggets, broccoli casserole, seasoned carrots, fruit cocktail and milk.

  • School Menus for Dec. 1-5

    Campbellsville Independent

    Dec. 1-5

    Monday - Cheese pizza, corn, garden salad with dressing, diced pears and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, pineapple tidbits and milk.

    Wednesday - Scrambled eggs, sausage patty, hash brown, biscuits and gravy, baked apples and milk.

    Thursday - Chicken nachos, tortilla chips with salsa, Spanish rice, diced pears and milk.

    Friday - Hot dog on bun, corn chips, pork and beans, applesauce, fruit, graham cracker and milk.

  • School Menus for Nov. 24-28

    Campbellsville Independent

    Nov. 24-28

    Monday - Bosco pizza sticks, marinara sauce, corn, sidekick smoothies and milk.

    Tuesday - Grilled chicken patty, broccoli with cheese, pinto beans, cornbread, mandarin oranges and milk.

    Wednesday - No school.

    Thursday - No school.

    Friday - No school.

    Taylor County

    Nov. 24-28

    Monday - Grilled chicken sandwich, hash browns, broccoli casserole, applesauce and milk.

  • CHS personnel working to improve test scores

    The staff members at Campbellsville High School aren't happy with how students fared on the last round of state testing.

    At last week's regular Campbellsville Board of Education meeting, they discussed their plans to improve the scores.

    The month's Academic Spotlight was on CHS Principal Kirby Smith and site-based decision-making council members Dale Estes, Theresa Young, Ben Davis and Cathy McMahan attended.

    MAP testing was completed recently, they said, and intervention has begun to help students.

  • Planning to remodel Campbellsville schools begins

    Plans to use the money generated from a Campbellsville schools nickel tax are now officially in the works.

    At Monday night's regular Campbellsville Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Mike Deaton was given permission to begin the process of getting design professionals to work on construction plans.

    In August, Board members voted unanimously to set the District's property tax rate at 53.2 cents per $100 of assessed value.

  • TCHS band ends marching season as grand champions


    Taylor County High School Marching Band ended its season being named grand champion this past Saturday.

    The band traveled to Clayton, Ohio, to compete in the Mid-States Band Association Class AA Championships.

    The contest was at Northmont High School and featured 19 bands from Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio.

    In the preliminary round, the Marching Cardinals earned a distinguished rating, placed second and had the best scores in music and general effect.

  • CES students tour downtown Campbellsville


    Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently toured downtown Campbellsville and met with many governmental leaders to discuss their roles as officials.

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young met with students at the Campbellsville Civic Center.

    Campbellsville Police Officer Ryan Jewell and Campbellsville Fire & Rescue Chief Kyle Smith also spoke to students.

    The students toured the police station, fire department and EMS headquarters.