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Today's News

  • Cub Scout Day Camp
  • LWC Master of Education Program accepting applications for summer classes

    Lindsey Wilson College continues to take applications for the start of its master of education program. The deadline to apply to the program, which begins this summer, is June 25.

    The 30-hour program will be offered on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Students will be able to earn their degree - which will lead to a Rank II for teachers - in less than 14 months. Classes for the first cohort begin in June and July and will conclude in July of 2009. Classes will be offered at Somerset Community College's Russell Center in Russell Springs.

  • Taylor County students named to fall 2007 dean's list at UK

    The University of Kentucky recognizes the outstanding academic performance of its students, including 24 students from Taylor County who were named to the dean's list for the fall 2007 semester.

    To earn dean's list honors in one of the UK colleges, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes. Some UK colleges require a 3.5 GPA to make the dean's list.

    A total of 4,297 students achieved dean's list recognition.

  • Guest teacher available to Taylor County schools next fall

    Local schools have the chance to host an environmental education specialist each month during the next school year.

    If Taylor County joins the PRIDE Environmental Education Outreach Program, a PRIDE liaison will visit the county's elementary schools to lead fun, educational lessons about the environment.

  • Thomas attends WKU ASSET conference

    Chris Thomas of Campbellsville attended the Agriculture Students Striving for Effective Tomorrows conference at Western Kentucky University on June 1-5.

    A committee of students and professors from Western's agriculture department chose Thomas based on his accomplishments and leadership in the agriculture field. The conference was for students interested in pursuing a career in agriculture.

  • UPDATECES has new principal

    A new principal will greet Campbellsville Elementary School students, staff and teachers in August.

    David Petett, 28, will officially take the helm July 1, according to CES site-based decision making council chairwoman Lisa Wiseman.

    "We're very excited about having Mr. Petett. We feel he was an excellent choice. He is a great role model for the staff, students and also in the community," Wiseman said.

  • TCES Honor Roll

    Taylor County Elementary School has released its honor roll for the sixth six weeks. Students listed follow.

    Fourth grade

  • Grace Notes: A family wedding story

    Last weekend I went home. Home for me is with my husband in Florida but it's also Southern California, "the O.C."

    The occasion was my niece Jennifer's wedding. She's the first one in our family to graduate college. She's beautiful, inside and out, and smart - a high school guidance counselor for at-risk teens. Her new husband, Marc, is a rookie firefighter.

    The outdoor wedding took place in San Juan Capistrano. It had a Baja, Mexico theme. My mom and dad live in Baja.

  • Fourth of July event deadlines approaching

    Entry deadlines for two major Fourth of July Celebration events are fast approaching. Wednesday, June 25 is the deadline to enter the Taylor Regional Hospital Children's Parade and the Q104 Bar-B-Que Contest.

    The second annual Taylor Regional Hospital Children's Parade is set for Thursday, July 3 at about 6:30 p.m. The parade will start at Campbellsville High School, travel down Main Street and end near Jackson Tower.

  • EDA chair briefs court on industrial projects

    Several industrial projects are close to completion, and residents may soon hear an announcement of a new business coming to Taylor County.

    Mark Johnson, chair of the Taylor County Economic Development Authority, told magistrates at last week's regular Fiscal Court meeting that there are several industrial projects close to completion, and several companies have visited and toured Campbellsville multiple times.

    He said several clients have looked at sites in the new Industrial Park and the entrance to the park should be completed soon.