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  • TRH names spring ambassador


    Jackie Meece has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital Ambassador for spring 2012. Sharon Cornett was also nominated.
    Meece was nominated by a team member. The following was written about her on her nomination form.
    “Can’t let another day pass without a public shout out to the wonderful nurses at Taylor Regional Hospital. There was one nurse in particular that went far above and beyond the call of duty the night that my dad passed.

  • Businessman, community leader Billy Mitchell dies

    James Roberts
    writer@cknj.com

    Always supportive. Always smiling. Always well dressed.
    That’s how friends are remembering Billy Mitchell, owner of Mitchell’s Men’s Wear and active community leader. Mitchell died last Friday. He was 86.
    “He’s just like a father and mentor to me,” said Billy Joe Douglas, of Mitchell’s Men’s Wear. “He was witty, outgoing, caring and always willing to help.”

  • CU hosts journalism conference

     

    Deborah Tiedemann

    Campbellsville University

    Ten-time, Emmy Award-winning journalist Hagit Limor shared a lesson with aspiring journalists, "There is no such thing as a vacation."

  • CU Christian coaching class hosts basketball clinic

     

    Sarah Ames

    Campbellsville University

    Twelve young men from the Lincoln Village Detention Center visited Campbellsville University for a basketball clinic on Wednesday, April 10.

    Dr. G. Ted Taylor's Christian Coaching class had a Gospel-driven basketball clinic for the 12 at the Powell Athletic Center. The clinic included skill stations and team building activities, as well as lunch and a devotion.

  • TCMS skit wins award

     

    Taylor County Middle School student Madison Lauer was recently elected as Kentucky Junior Beta's vice president at the Beta state convention.

    A campaign skit to help get Lauer elected won first place at the convention.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of April 24.

    From left, they are Anna Pinson, Jacob Jones, Gavin Foster, Colton Morgan and Sky Colvin.

  • School Menus for May 7-11

    Campbellsville Independent

    May 7-11

    Monday - Pizza, buttered corn, applesauce, Scooby cookies and milk.

    Tuesday - Grilled chicken, vegetable rice pilaf, buttered carrots, sweet potato casserole, hot rolls and milk.

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

    Thursday - Hot ham and cheese, sweet potato puffs or tater tots, peas, diced pears and milk.

    Friday - Corn dog, Doritos, baby carrots, banana, Elf Grahams and milk.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week for the week of April 16-23.

    From left are freshman Ben Long, sophomore Heather Sabo, junior Spencer Tungate and senior Nate Irwin.

  • CES names Students of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Students of the Week.

    From left, front, are Breanna Scott, Enan Hagy, Carly Adams, Ethan Roberts, Nathan Patterson and Dalvian Thornton.

    Middle, Katilyn Forrest, Dakota Tungate, Kehleigh Vaught, Thomas Lucas, Kalli Howard, Antawn Farrar and Emily Hayden.

    Back, Betty Pickett, Destiny Tungate, Taylor Knight, John Orberson, Zaria Cowan, Samuel Bell and Braydon Phillips.

  • CMS raises more than $1,000 toward cure for juvenile diabetes

     

    Campbellsville Middle School students recently reached their goal of raising $1,000 in the "Kids for a Cure" Juvenile Diabetes Research fundraiser.

    The fundraiser was to honor the memory of James Cahill. He died of Type 1 diabetes in April 2010 and would have been an eighth-grader this year at CMS.

    Cahill's niece, Katelyn Walker, was instrumental in encouraging her fifth-grade class to collect the most donations.

    The class will receive $50 from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.