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  • TCMS math teacher up for teacher of the year award


    Numbers are her thing.
    In her classroom at Taylor County Middle School, math teacher Donna Williams gives her students an activity calculating percentages.
    But Williams has a percentage of her own to calculate - she is one of nine teachers up for the state’s Teacher of the Year Award.

  • Man injured in ATV wreck dies

    A Kentucky Wildcats fan. An animal lover. A fisherman.

    Campbellsville resident Gerald Bault spent his days working on a dairy farm, feeding and tending to cattle.

    On Sunday, Bault, 46, died at University of Louisville Hospital, four days after he struck a tractor-trailer while riding an ATV.

    Taylor County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle injury collision on Hickory Grove Road shortly after 10 a.m. last Wednesday.

  • TCHS band named reserve grand champion

     

    The Taylor County High School Marching Band traveled to Male High School on Saturday, Oct. 8 to compete in the 20th annual Louisville Classic where it was named reserve grand champion.

    The band also received awards for best overall color guard and best overall percussion.

    In the preliminary competition, Taylor County was named first place band in Class AA and won best color guard and best percussion awards.

    Rowan County was second, Nelson County was third, Ohio County was fourth and Seneca was fifth.

  • CU hears message on missions in South America

     

    Tori Banks

    Campbellsville University

    The Rev. Bill Egbert and his wife, Linda, both 1982 CU alumni, have been overseas missionaries for a large part of their lives. They have focused most of their efforts in South America, specifically in the country of Costa Rica. In their time as missionaries, the two have worked overseas to plant churches, disciple believers and spread the word of Jesus Christ.

  • School menus for Oct. 17-21

    Campbellsville Independent

    Oct. 17-21

    Monday - Corn dogs, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, mandarin oranges and milk with choice of chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Barbeque pork rib, tater tots, coleslaw, fruit cocktail and milk with choice of corn dog.

    Wednesday - Sausage, gravy, baked apples, scrambled eggs, biscuits and milk with choice of chuckwagon.

    Thursday - Chili, cheese slice, crackers, corn chips, carrot sticks, applesauce and milk with choice of chicken fried steak.

  • KCA learns about banks

     

    Kentucky Christian Academy students recently learned about banks during a field trip to Taylor County Bank on Sept. 15. Pictured is the 4-year-old preschool class.

  • KCA students learn about dentistry

     

    Kentucky Christian Academy students recently learned about dentistry during a field trip to Wise Dentistry on Sept. 15. Dr. Heather Wise spoke to the students. Pictured is the 4-year-old preschool class.

  • KCA learns about police

     

    Kentucky Christian Academy students recently learned about police officers from Campbellsville Police Lt. Shannon Wilson, who spoke to the students on Sept. 12.

  • High school students can earn college credit

    Kentucky Press Association

    News Content Service

    Kentucky high school students will be able to earn college credit under a new agreement among three state education partners.

  • CU bestows racial, leadership awards

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    A coach and a professor were honored recently at Campbellsville University's kick-off luncheon for the month-long celebration of the university's 13th annual Dialogue on Race.

    Dr. Jarvis Williams, assistant professor of New Testament and Greek, and Perry Thomas, CU Fighting Tiger football coach, were presented the Racial Reconciliation Award and African-American Community Leadership Award, respectively.