Local News

  • CU alum hired at CU Somerset Center


    Natasha West

    Campbellsville University

    Joshua Petrey of Eubank, a 2009 alumnus of Campbellsville University, has been employed at Campbellsville University as an admissions counselor for regional and professional education at Campbellsville University's Somerset Center, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

  • Next CHS prom could be off campus

    James Roberts


    Campbellsville High School's 2012 prom could be held off campus.

    Set for April 28, the prom is too close to the state testing window and requires quite a bit of preparation, CHS Principal Kirby Smith told Campbellsville Independent School Board members during their regular meeting last Monday.

    Having the prom at another location would require less expense for decorations, Smith said.

  • Fourth-grade class collects items for Haiti


    Susie Pollock's fourth-grade class at Taylor County Elementary School recently collected items for the nurses at Campbellsville University to take to Haiti. The nursing program will take a medical mission trip in January and is in need of medical supplies and toys for the trip.

    The students viewed videos and photos of a trip to Haiti the nurses took last year, and agreed to collect items to help those in need after an earthquake caused massive damage.

  • New books at the library

    Bonnie Webster

    Taylor County Public Library

    Here are some of the new adult non-fiction books at the Taylor County Public Library.

  • Celebrating diversity

    Greater Campbellsville United hosted its annual Diversity Festival last Saturday at the Community Center in Veterans Mmorial Park.

    The event featured food, games, activities and more to help those who attended learn about different cultures.

    Part of the activities was a fashion show of clothing from around the world.

    Campbellsville University students from Japan and Korea modeled the colorful clothing worn in their countries.

    For more photos, see a slideshow below.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week. They are, from left, freshman Gabby Pyles, sophomore Taylor Kent, junior Cynthia Frank and senior Micheala Benningfield.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for the week of Sept. 16. They are, from left, kindergartener Hidey Ingram, first-grader Blayne Gowin, second-grader Cameron Craig, third-grader Abbey Witham and fourth- and fifth-graders Maria Wilkerson and Levi Harmon.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of Sept. 15. They are, from left, Mason Gaines, Natasha Nuckols, Taylor Wilson, Ashton Johnson and John Phillips.

  • TCHS to host marching invitational on Sept. 24

    Fourteen of the area's marching bands will participate in the Taylor County Marching Invitational at Taylor County High School on Saturday, Sept. 24.

    The opening ceremony is scheduled for 12:15 p.m. for the afternoon's preliminary competition. The bands will compete in four different classes based on the size of their school's student body.

    Class A includes Caverna at 12:30 p.m., Metcalfe County at 12:45 p.m., Campbellsville High at 1 p.m. and Cumberland County at 1:15 p.m.

  • CU in new category U.S.News & World Report's best colleges guide

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's university status and adherence to a new strategic plan and VISION 2025 has helped move the university to a reclassification into a new category of U.S.News & World Report rankings.