• TCMS students receive books


    Wanda Washington, representing the state Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission, presented personalized and autographed copies of Clem Haskins' autobiography "Breaking Barriers" and bookmarks to Taylor County Middle School writing students recently.

    Eighth-grade students participated in the annual MLK essay contest the commission sponsors.

    Landon Thompson won first place in the eighth-grade category and received third place overall.

  • CU social work students honored during pinning ceremony


    Drew Tucker

    Kevin Thomas

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Carver School of Social Work and Counseling graduated 24 students at the end of the last semester.

    Margo Carey, Courtney Mills and Jessica Paris of Campbellsville were recognized for completing a bachelor of social work degree.

  • School Menus for Feb. 24-28

    Campbellsville Independent

    Feb. 24-28

    Monday - Chicken tenders, hash browns, peas and carrots, mandarin oranges, fruit and milk.

    Tuesday - Pork roast, mashed potatoes with gravy, pinto beans, fruit cocktail, roll, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Cheese pizza, garden salad with tomatoes, corn on the cob, peaches, fruit and milk.

    Thursday - Chili, cheese slice, baby carrots, diced pears, sidekick smoothies, fruit and milk.

  • Winter weather impacts school calendar

    Though they have missed seven days of school this year because of winter weather, Campbellsville Independent students might still begin their summer break before Memorial Day.

    According to the school system's current calendar, the last day for students will be Monday, May 19.

    However, Campbellsville Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton told Campbellsville Board of Education members during their regular meeting Monday night that the seven days of canceled class could mean the students might go to school through Wednesday, May 21.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Good Deed winners for the week of Jan. 27.

    They are Chloe Gribbins, Gracie Hunt, Zoie Irwin, Dakota Morgan and Jordan Bennett.

  • School Menus for Feb. 17-21

    Campbellsville Independent

    Feb. 17-21

    Monday - Presidents Day. No school.

    Tuesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, sweet peas, diced pears, garlic bread, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, green beans, fruit cocktail, fruit and milk.

    Thursday - Chicken noodle soup, grilled cheese, salad with ranch dressing, pineapple tidbits, fruit and milk.

  • Locals receive EKU dean's award

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced 551 dean's award recipients for the fall 2013 semester and two Campbellsville residents received honors.

    Locals named to the list include Laura Hieneman, a junior English teaching major, and Maridith Willett, a senior occupational science major.

    To earn the dean's award, students must achieve dean's list honors at EKU for three semesters, not necessarily consecutive. A lapel pin is presented to students by the dean of their academic college.

  • Locals named to EKU dean's list

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 2,976 students earned dean's list honors for the fall 2013 semester.

  • Despain graduates from EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,111 graduates at the conclusion of the fall 2013 semester, including Russell Taylor Despain of Campbellsville.

    Despain graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in aviation and was recognized at commencement ceremonies on Dec. 14.

    The new degree holders join more than 137,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world.

  • Local veterinarian receives El Toro award


    Dr. Philip E. Hays has received the El Toro Award for Excellence in Food Animal Medicine from Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine for his dedicated and significant body of work in the food animal practice.

    Hays, of Campbellsville, is a 1973 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine. For the past 40 years, he has owned and operated The Animal Hospital of Campbellsville, a mixed animal veterinary practice.