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  • TCHS senior to continue family tradition in Marine Corp

     

    Tiffany Lawson

    Taylor County Schools

    "Being a Marine isn't just serving your country, it's a title you earn and carry with pride."

    TCHS senior Jonathan Rafferty plans on being a United States Marine when he graduates. He is the son of Steven and Carrie Rafferty.

    According to Rafferty, he has wanted to be a Marine for as long as he can remember.

  • TCHS presents awards at Class Night

    Shannon Clark

    Taylor County Schools

    Taylor County High School recently presented senior awards during class night ceremonies on May 17.

    Students earning awards included:

    • Matthew Hart - Valedictorian, history and statistics

    • Campbell Bishop - Salutatorian

    • Erin Underwood - Agriculture leadership

    • Leigh Ann Humphress - Cardinal achievement

    • Mason Bertram - Band

    • Brooklyn Roby - Art

  • CHS releases honor roll

    Campbellsville High School has released its honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period. Students listed follow.

    All A's

    • Freshmen - Abigail Hieneman, Taylor McCarthy, Lauren Rinehart, Claudia Rogers, Erica Sallee, Cassie Squires and Mason Wilson.

    • Sophomores - Zach Durham, Emily Haley, Britany Harden, Cody Hunt, Katelyn McMahan and Mollie Williams.

    • Juniors - Grace Arnold, Samantha Berry, Cassidy Blair, Emily Chan, Lilliana Delgado, Stealth Townley and Angel Wise.

  • CES releases honor roll

    Campbellsville Elementary School has released its honor roll for the final nine-week grading period of the 2011-2012 school year. Students listed follow.

    All A's

    Savanna Brockman, Lauryn Agathen, Abie Angel, Malachi Corley, Tahler Franklin, Aleah Knifley, Alexis Lambert, Tristin Lopez, Braydon Phillips, Bailey Smith, John Orberson, Gracyne Hash, Zaria Cowan, Arren Hash, Noah Hughes, Gavin Johnson

  • TCES students win new bicycles

     

    Taylor County Elementary School students Corey Spurling and Amerilee Lowe were the recipients of new bicycles.

    Each year, TCES gives away bicycles to writer of the week recipients whose names are drawn randomly.

  • Prostitution ring leads to federal charges

     

    A Taylor County man accused of operating a prostitution ring in Taylor County now faces federal criminal charges.

    According to a news release from the Western District U.S. Attorney’s Office, Adulfo De Aquino Cancino, 28, appeared last Wednesday in U.S. District Court to face a multiple-count federal indictment.

    The release states that Cancino, an illegal alien living in Taylor County, is accused of sex trafficking children in Taylor, Green, Adair and Barren counties.

  • Library's summer reading program starts today

    From a magician to exotic animals to snow cones, this year’s summer reading program offers a variety of events for children, teens and adults.

    The library’s “Dream Big ... READ!” summer reading program kicks off today and ends with a blowout event on July 10.

    Those who want to participate can sign up starting today. And, those who sign up this week will receive a reading bracelet. There is no cost to participate, though T-shirts are available for $5.50.

  • Gupton named educator of the year

     

    She didn’t dream of performing on a stage. Instead, she wanted to make sure others shine there.

    “I wondered what it looked like from the audience,” she said. “To be able to instill something that you love in somebody else ... “

    Lisa Gupton says she always wanted to be a teacher. She started out wanting to teach math.

    “I enjoyed that,” she said. “And I still enjoy balancing my checkbook. But music came to me more naturally.”

  • Don't get burned, be sun safe this summer

     

    The sun beats down, hot and humid. As the temperature rises, the crowd of people looking to beat the summer heat gets exponentially larger.

    Campbellsville City Pool opened a week ago to what has been called the best opening day in the past 10 years. Pool manger Steve Doss said 339 paying customers swam last Monday.

    “It was a great opening day,” he said.

    Now that the pool is open for the summer season, Doss says it’s important that residents take care of their skin while swimming outdoors.

  • TRH names support, team members of the year

     

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized support services team member of the year nominees and named a team member of the year.

    Della Minor, nutritional services, was awarded the team member of the year award. The following was said about Della.