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Today's News

  • Young earns master's at EKU

    Troy W. Young of Campbellsville was among 615 Eastern Kentucky University graduates at the conclusion of the summer 2008 semester.

    Young earned his master of arts in education, instructional leadership degree.

    The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies July 25.

    The new degree holders join more than 115,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States.

  • First-year CU students gain community service experience through KHO

    Ashley Zsedenyi

    Campbellsville University

    Each year, Campbellsville University students have an opportunity to be stewards to the community and complete community service hours required by the innovative FIRST CLASS program.

    Campbellsville University hosted its annual Kentucky Heartland Outreach Student Work Days for first-year students Aug. 18-19.

  • Armstrong-McVay

    Lauren Mykenzi Armstrong and Thomas Nelson McVay II, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Sept. 27.

    Armstrong is the daughter of Cindy Armstrong of Campbellsville and the late Jim Armstrong.

    She is a 2007 graduate of Green County High School and is a currently a student at Lindsey Institute of Cosmetology in Campbellsville. She is employed at Lee's Famous Recipe.

    McVay is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy McVay of Campbellsville.

    He is a 2001 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed at Tractor Supply Co. in Campbellsville.

  • March for Babies

    They walked together to support the cause. The annual March of Dimes March for Babies event was Saturday at Miller Park.

    The 3 1/2-mile walk ended with lunch for all the walkers at the finish line. Walkers were also treated to music and games.

    According to local March of Dimes coordinator Angie Pierce, about 60 people participated in this year's walk, down from 91 participants last year. She said 26 teams participated last year and ultimately raised $19,773.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 17, 1998

    Descendants of Isaac and Rosa Pepper Berry family met for a reunion recently at the home of Donald and Norma Jean Swafford.

    Majestee Lyne Hughes, daughter of Kevin and Jessica Hughes, was named third runner-up at the New Star Discovery National Pageant in Lisle, Ill. on Aug. 6-9.

    The Harmony Homemakers met Tuesday, Sept. 8 at the Kentucky Utilities building with 20 present.

  • TCES Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary School's recent Writers of the Week are, from left, Lindsey Knight, kindergarten; Lindsay Cash, first grade; McCall Gilpin, second grade; Sydney Tucker, third grade; Bridget Slomka, fourth grade; and Taylor Ware, fifth grade.

  • Gas price hike hurts us all

    It's more than "water cooler talk" or casual conversation these days.

    The price of gas is affecting our everyday lives.

    It's hard for most of us to drive past a gas station without at least a casual glance at the price sign. And oftentimes that glance is more than just casual.

    Last Friday, stories about increasing gas prices were buzzing about, with projections as high as $4.50 or $5 a gallon.

    One common thread in nearly all the stories: Why?

  • Teaching active citizenship

    Trey Grayson

    Secretary of State

    When our founding fathers emerged from the Constitutional Convention in 1789, they gave America the principles that continue to guide us to the present. Not only does the Constitution guide American democracy, but it is the longest lasting constitution in human history and has served as an inspiration for democratic constitutions around the world.

  • KCS Sonbeams make their own binoculars

    Kentucky Christian School's Sonbeams, a 3-year-old class, look to the future with their handmade binoculars. Pictured are, from left, Macy Jo Rucker, Jackson Wise, Kylie Meiers, Nathan Meiers, Ethen Ferrie, Emma Price, Alex Honeck and Hannah Hansford.

  • CU's Outdoor Classroom Institute helps teachers make the science connection

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's seventh annual Science Connection Institute in Forest Ecology was hosted this summer at the Clay Hill Memorial Forest and Joan White Howell Environmental Education Center.

    The annual outdoor classroom event is designed to provide environmental inquiry and exploration for teachers. This year teachers attended from schools in Taylor, Marion, Nelson and Mercer counties. E.ON US sponsored the program this year.