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  • PRIDE funds available for environmental education

    Applications are now being accepted for the 2011 PRIDE Environmental Education Contract Program.

    The funds can be used for a variety of hands-on activities that promote awareness of the importance of a clean environment, personal responsibility and community pride.

    Examples of activities eligible for funding include recycling programs, community gardens, greenhouses, wetlands, science equipment and multimedia materials.

  • CHS names Students of the Week

     

    Campbellsville High School recently announced its Students of the Week. From left, they are freshman Austin Ward, sophomore Malique Spaulding, freshman Kati Vanorder, sophomore Destiny Sacco, junior Hayden Neal, senior Amythyst McColley and senior Corey Marcum. Absent from the photo is junior Dara Rucker.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of Aug. 23. They are DJ Goodin, Andrew Melton, Kaden McNear, Railee Hagan and Edwin Perez-Ramos.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week. From left are freshman Kassie Miller, sophomore J.T. Agee and senior Campbell Bishop. Absent from the photo is junior Cody Russell.

  • Natasha Perkins Photography celebrates ribbon cutting

  • Chick-fil-A Express opens

    Chick-fil-A Express opened Wednesday at Campbellsville University’s Davenport Student Commons building. Above, the Chick-fil-A cow encourages lunchtime drivers to “Eat Mor Chikin.” Chick-fil-A Express is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Saturday. At left, two Chick-fil-A cows helped kick off the opening of the Chick-fil-A Express restaurant on Aug. 24.

  • New CU staff recognized

    New staff recognized at Campbellsville University’s staff workshop on Aug. 19 include Juanita Grundy, social work program assistant; Adrienne Butler, assistant to the director of career services; Sherry Bowen, secretary for School of Theology; Sarah Creason, early childhood education secretary in the School of Education;

  • Sallee’s Family Taekwondo moves to Main Street

    Sallee’s Family Taekwondo has recently moved locations to 219 E. Main St. in downtown Campbellsville, across from Chandler’s Office Supply and Twisted Stem. The business is an ATA certified school, having served the community for more than 10 years. Classes are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. for children and 7 to 8 p.m. for adults, and Saturday from 11 a.m. until noon for all belts. Anyone interested in joining receives three free classes. Owner/Head Instructor Randall Sallee Jr. is a fourth-degree black belt. For more information, call (270) 735-7770.

  • Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards grants to local schools

    The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has presented Taylor County and Campbellsville elementary schools with back to school grants. The back to school grant will fund programs, equipment, materials or software for the schools’ library or literacy programs.
    TCES received $2,000. CES received $1,599.

  • Man accused of burglarizing home

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with burglarizing a home.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, deputies received a complaint of a burglary on Fairview Road.
    The report states that the alleged stolen property was recovered and returned to the owner.
    George Turner, 59, of 631 Salem Church Road was arrested and charged with second-degree burglary. He was lodged at the Taylor County Detention Center.
    Taylor County Sheriff’s Deputy William Rice investigated.