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  • TCHS senior showcase is April 15

    Taylor County High School will host its senior showcase and auction on Sunday, April 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the school's gymnasium.

    Admission is $5 for singles, couples and families. Refreshments will be served.

    Money collected will go toward the TCHS project graduation celebration.

    For more information, call Jennifer Boils at 469-5203.

  • Money tips for students

    A contract is a written agreement between two or more parties in which an offer is made and accepted.

    The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority advises that students who are thinking about signing a contract should make sure they fully understand it first.

    Those who rent an apartment or have a cell phone plan probably signed a contract. Those who have taken out a federal student loan entered a contract when signing a master promissory note.

  • TCMS to stage mock disaster

    Taylor County Middle School will be the site of a mock disaster Friday, April 13, at 8:30 a.m.

    Taylor County Director of Pupil Personnel Angela Cook said the mock disaster will begin when officials will stage the shooting of a staff member. Students will be evacuated to the high school.

    The purpose of the event is to test the school's emergency plan.

  • CU receives Vogt-Farrar Piano Collection

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has received the Vogt-Farrar Piano Collection, which consists of four historic pianos showing the evolution of the American piano industry from before the Civil War to the early 20th Century.

  • CU class partners with Grandview Nursing facility

     

    Christina L. Kern

    Campbellsville University

    A class of Campbellsville University freshmen is making a difference at the Grandview Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility, according to Dr. G. Ted Taylor, professor of Christian studies and director of Leadership/Character Development Institute at Campbellsville University.

  • School menus for April 16-20

    Campbellsville Independent

    April 16-20

    Monday - Grilled cheese, potato wedges, carrot sticks with dip, peaches and milk.

    Tuesday - Barbecue pork rib, tater tots, peas and carrots, sherbet and milk.

    Wednesday - Sausage, gravy, baked apples, scrambled eggs, biscuits and milk.

    Thursday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, tossed salad, hash brown, fruit salad, garlic bread and milk.

    Friday - Hot dog, Doritos, baked beans, apple, peanut butter cookie and milk.

  • TCMS archery team competes

     

    Taylor County Middle School's archery team competed in the National Archery School Program Fifth Regional State Competition on March 10 at Lebanon Middle School.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of March 29.

    They are kindergartener Brooklyn Carothers, first-grader Clay McLean, second-grader Jordan Miles, third-grader Connor Roney and fourth- and fifth-graders Justin Bryant and Drew Woodcox.

  • One injured in KY 210 crash

    A Campbellsville woman suffered a leg injury after a two-vehicle crash on KY 210 last Wednesday.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, Amy Watson, 24, was traveling west on KY 210 at 8:30 a.m. in a 2000 Dodge Neon.
    The report states that Kevin Reynolds, 25, of Campbellsville was attempting turn left onto Moss Road from KY 210 when Watson struck his 1996 International truck from behind.
    Watson was taken to Taylor Regional Hospital for treatment for a leg injury. She was treated and released.

  • Community Action accepting applications for garden program

    Lake Cumberland Community Action Agency will begin accepting applications for its garden program on Wednesday.
    Applications can be filed at the local Community Action office, located at 110B N. Jackson St., between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.
    The program provides vouchers for garden supplies to eligible households. The vouchers are redeemable at approved vendors. The benefit amount is based on household size.
    Applicants must provide proof of income for the previous month and Social Security cards for all household members.