Local News

  • Resident receives trip for commitment to student exchange


    Campbellsville resident Kathleen Lesperance joined nearly 600 EF Foundation for Foreign Study international exchange coordinators for a weekend at Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

    Attendees were recognized for their strong commitment to high school student exchange and had an opportunity to celebrate the year's accomplishments. In 2012, EF Foundation international exchange coordinators placed nearly 3,000 exchange students from 25 countries with host families across the United States.

  • Durham High Spirit assembly is Feb. 16

    Campbellsville Middle School's second annual Durham High Spirit assembly will be Thursday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m. in the CMS gymnasium.

    All former Durham High alumni are invited to attend and be guests of honor. There will be a reception following the assembly with cake and punch.

    Anyone planning to attend should RSVP to 465-5121.

  • Campbellsville schools team member completes skills training

    A member of the Campbellsville Independent School District's central office staff has completed training requirements in a professional development program sponsored by the Kentucky School Boards Association.

    Karen Noe was recognized at the Kentucky Organization of School Superintendents Assistants Professional Assistants Academy on Feb. 3 in Louisville. Noe serves as the administrative assistant to Superintendent Mike Deaton.

  • CES kindergarten registration is March 19-21

    Registration for kindergarten students entering Campbellsville Independent School for the 2012-2013 school year will be March 19-21.

    Those whose children attend Campbellsville Preschool or Head Start will complete registration there. Children enrolling must be 5 years old by or on Oct. 1.

    Parents with children entering kindergarten in August will need to contact Campbellsville Elementary School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parents can call 465-4561 to register by phone, or visit the school for enrollment information.

  • TCHS places second at district Governor's Cup


    The Taylor County High School Academic Team placed second in overall points in the District Governor's Cup on Jan. 28 at TCHS.

    The quick recall squad placed second after five rounds, earning a spot in regional competition, which will be Feb. 18 in LaRue County.

  • Shooting claims life of local man


    “We always teased him. He was a big, gentle giant. He was a jokester, a warm and loving jokester.”

    That’s how Madonna Gaddis Chick describes her brother, Eddie Stickel.
    Stickel, 42, of Campbellsville, was shot to death last Saturday.

  • CES names Students of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Students of the Week.

    They are, front, from left, Arisha Francis, Adrianna Sluder, Kasey Sluder, Graci Crews, Brandon Nelson and Jewell Cox.

    Middle, Tre Shipione, Aidan Keeney, Taz Shipione, Anna Davis, Logan Phillips and Bryce Spaw.

    Back, Ryder Cundiff, Joshua Lucas, Taylor Whaley, Shelby Hunt, Garrett Thomas, Brandon Pittman, Samantha Johnson and Isis Coleman.

  • "Cook's Kids" celebrate New Year


    "Cook's Kids" were treated to a New Year's celebration on Friday, Jan. 20, at Taylor County Board of Education's central office annex.

    Cook's Kids is a group of students who participate in a mentor program under the leadership of Taylor County Superintendent Roger Cook.

    Taylor County High School "STAR" students serve as mentors to Cook's Kids participants.

  • Local performs with EKU band


    Jaime Evans of Campbellsville will perform with the Eastern Kentucky University Wind Symphony.

    The group, under the direction of EKU Director of Bands Dr. Joe Allison, will perform a free concert on Friday, Feb. 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the EKU Center for the Arts.

    The concert is part of EKU's annual High School Honors Band Clinic.

    The following day, Saturday, Feb. 25, famed trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra will present a master class for the clinic participants and present a concert at the center.

  • CES names Writers of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week.

    They are Diego Noyloa, Bailey Smith and Rylee Petett.