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Today's News

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for the week of April 28 are, from left, front: Alex Franklin, Karrie Cave, James Abt and Shawn Myers. Back: Ashley Moss, Olivia Carroll, Becca Cook, Teona Bridgewater, Lauren Eastridge, Emily Brady, Shayna Lawhorn and Megan Rakes.

  • CES recognizes students for AR points

    Campbellsville Elementary students Austin Chandler and Mackenzie Murrell were recognized at an assembly recently for earning 100 Accelerated Reader points. Blair Lamb was also recognized for earning 200 AR points. Chandler and Murrell are in Garnetta Murrell's fourth-grade class and Lamb is in Debbie Baugh's third-grade class.

  • Shively discusses medical mission work at CU

    Andrew Stinson

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Eugene Shively, a Taylor Regional Hospital surgeon, discussed his many medical mission trips at Campbellsville University's chapel service recently.

    Shively has aided in several medical missions during his years as a doctor. He visited Cameroon in 2000; Jamaica three times during 2001 and 2002; Togo, a part of West Africa, in 2003; Kenya in 2005; St. Vincent's Island and the Grenadines, located in the Caribbean Sea, in 2006 and the Galpagos Islands in 2007.

  • TCES Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary School's Writers of the Week for Wednesday, April 16 are as follows: Ava Murphy, kindergarten; Gabby Johnson, first grade; Ben Litchfield, second grade; Rylen Smith, third grade; Clayton Russell, fourth grade; and Cindy Gilpin, fifth grade.

  • Celebration of Hope

    A group of ladies get together once a year to attend the Celebration of Hope in Frankfort at the Capitol. The celebration, which honors breast cancer survivors, features a luncheon and entertainment provided by the Governor and First Lady. More than 1,000 ladies from all over Kentucky attended this year's event. Pictured are, from left, front: Nellie Campbell, Carolyn Forbis, Francis Skaggs, Alene Gilpin, Stella Wright, Janet Campbell, Helen McVay, Rachael Lemons, Lisa Cave and Julia Judd.

  • Thompson-Parsons

    Miranda Carol Thompson and David Brandon Parsons, both formerly of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Thursday, May 22.

    Thompson is the daughter of Denise and DeWayne Squires and Phillip D. Thompson, all of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Carol Becker and Robert E. and Jewell Squires, all of Campbellsville, Josephine Mann of Louisville and the late John Becker, William B. Mann and Earl and Alma Thompson.

  • City schools eliminate associate principals

    Budget cuts will eliminate associate principal positions this fall in the Campbellsville Independent School District.

    However, teachers and other staff will still get the state-mandated 1 percent raise.

    The tentative 2008-2009 budget approved by School Board members Monday night totals $9.95 million, down from this year's $10.7 million. It includes a 133 percent increase in diesel fuel costs, a projected 15 percent increase in utilities and the possible elimination of several grant-funded positions.

  • Smith-Sublett

    Jessica Lee Smith and David Allen Sublett, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 24.

    Smith is the daughter of Jeffery and Rebecca Smith of Mayfield. Her grandparents are Nancy Smith of Mayfield and the late Donald Smith and Texil and Mary Pyle.

    She is a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville University.

    Sublett is the son of Robert and Peggy Sublett of Campbellsville. His grandparents are the late Lester and Leona Reed and James and Beatrice Sublett.

    He is also a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville University.

  • CU student group administers new community service program

    Kentucky Education Association - Student Program Campbellsville University chapter adopted Campbellsville Elementary School's library.

    On April 17, NEA, KEA and KEA-SP members gathered alongside other volunteers from the community to host the first annual Outreach to Read Library Make-Over.

  • Lady Tigers go 0-2, Tigers in Region XI finals

    Campbellsville University's softball season came to a close on Thursday in soggy conditions at the NAIA Region XI Softball Tournament in Henderson, Tenn. with a 3-2 loss to Mid-South Conference rival Georgetown College.

    Campbellsville (29-22) took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning when Krystle Johnson knocked a two-run homer over the left-field fence on a 3-2 count. Johnson's shot scored Elaine Briscoe who had singled earlier in the inning.