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  • TCES kindergarten, new student registration is March 15 and 16

    Taylor County Elementary School kindergarten and new student registration will be Thursday, March 15, and Friday, March 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Information needed to enroll includes birth certificate, immunization records, eye exam by optometrist or ophthalmologist, physical, proof of residence, Social Security card and custody information to those applicable.

    For more information, call 465-5691.

  • School menus for March 12-16

    Campbellsville Independent

    March 12-16

    Monday - Chuckwagon on bun, baked beans, potato wedges, fruit rollup and milk.

    Tuesday - Hamburger with pickles and onions, french fries, glazed carrots, orange wedges and milk.

    Wednesday - Fish sticks, mashed potatoes, peas, peach cobbler and milk.

    Thursday - Sub sandwich, pork and beans, baked chips, granola bar and milk.

    Friday - Baked lasagna, salad, potato rounds, garlic bread, ice cream and milk.

    Taylor County

  • CU, Grandview form partnership


    Campbellsville University and Grandview nursing facility have formed a partnership to help students and patients.

    Dr. G. Ted Taylor, director of the Character and Leadership Institute at CU, professor of Christian Studies in the School of Theology and lead professor of the sports ministry program, is providing a servant leadership experience for the School of Theology freshman.

    The experience helps prepare the students to become Christian servant leaders.

  • CHS names Students of the Week


    Campbellsville High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Feb. 27 through March 2.

    They are Maria Escudero, Casey Glen, Chelsie Edwards, Austin Ford, Grace Arnold, Josh Corbin, Victoria Noyola and Dakota Pendleton.

  • TCES announces 4H speech winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced that three of its students received awards at the annual Taylor County 4H speech contest.

    From left are Autumn Matney, the 9-year-old champion, Baylie Skaggs, the 9-year-old reserve champion and Jake Kehoe, the 11-year-old champion.

  • New booklet will help freshmen adjust to first year of college

    Kentucky students headed to college in the fall have a new resource to help them through their first year on campus.

    Surviving College, a guide to students' first year, is now available free from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

    The 36-page booklet includes information about majors and class schedules, staying healthy and safe on campus, learning styles and study tips, campus life and financial basics.

  • CMS participates in 'Hoops for Heart'


    Twenty-four students at Campbellsville Middle School recently participated in the American Heart Association's Hoops for Heart event.

    Contributions and donations these students received will help fund research for heart disease and strokes.

    Students were rewarded with a Hoops for Heart party.

  • Locals attend Girls State


    Local students Kathryn Hieneman, left, and Erin Steele attended Kentucky Girls State, sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary, last June at University of the Cumberlands.

    This year's Girls State event will be June 10-15.

  • Forcht Bank volunteers read to children


    Forcht Bank volunteers recently read to Taylor County Head Start children. The volunteers read to the children each month.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of March 2.

    They are, from left, kindergartener Bryson Clifton, first-grader Haley Mann, second-grader Riley Phillips, third-grader Brianna Bailey and fourth- and fifth-graders Manda Benningfield and Micah King.