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  • High school graduate wins scholarship


    Lake Wiseman, a Campbellsville High School graduate, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the Taylor County Fair Association.

    Each year, the fair association awards scholarships to two deserving seniors, one from CHS and one from Taylor County High School.

    The awards were presented by Mike Litchfield, president of the Taylor County Fair Association.

  • Rogers scholars, explorers, leadership participants invited to reunion

    Graduates of The Center for Rural Development's Rogers Scholars, Rogers Explorers and Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute summer youth leadership programs are invited to join their friends for a day of fun, food and football on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the 2012 Youth Programs Reunion.

    This year's reunion will be at Georgetown College. Check-in time is 10 a.m.

    Graduates will enjoy lunch together and attend a football game later that afternoon between Georgetown College and Bethel University.

  • Ford appeals murder conviction

    After disagreeing with a local judge on several issues, Tonya Ford has appealed her murder conviction to a higher court.

    A jury found Ford, 39, guilty on Aug. 24 of shooting and killing her husband, David Ford, 40, who worked as a police officer in Lebanon.

  • CU listed as one of 'fastest growing campuses'

    April Hill

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is listed in the Chronicle of Higher Education as being among the nation's fastest growing campuses.

    The university is listed as the 16th fastest growing educational institution in the United States from 2000 to 2010.

  • CES names Students of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its Students of the Week.

    They are, front, from left, Cailet Clark, Whitney Frashure, YeJung Paik, Maddox Lawler, Kendra Coulter, Audrianna Celis, Keeley Polk and Nathan Patterson.

    Middle, Konner Forbis, Aiden Cox, Gabby Tucker, Emily Hayden, Rowan Petett, Deja Charles and Caiden Yocom.

    Back, Clark Kidwell, Karley Morris, Aarein Bridgewater, Olivia Fields, Chloe Newton, Adin Hunt, Anna Davis, Nate Arachi and Jack Sabo.

  • CMS names Eagle Excellence winners


    Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Eagle Excellence winners for the week of Sept. 17.

    Front, from left, they are Hayley Stapleton, Caleigh Bright, Michael Gutierrez, Charlie Pettigrew, Abbie Dicken, Evan McAninch and Noah Hughes.

    Back, Caleb Barnhill, Charlie Barrett, Kristen Bailey, Dylan Price, Zack Boston, Jeremiah Jackson, Jaleel Cowan, Laura Lamb and Abi Angel.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Good Deed winners for the week of Sept. 9-14.

    From left are Grayson Kearney, Serenity Blair, Jonathan Simmons and Alyssa Smothers. Johnny Downs is not pictured.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for the week of Sept. 10-14.

    They are Mia Blaydes, Ashton Moss, Blayne Gowin, Ashley Hunt, Raven Adams and Alyssa Shroyer.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Sept. 10-17.

    They are, from left, freshman Olivia Farmer, sophomore David Wilhoit, junior Zoe Lockard and senior Savannah Farmer.

  • CU hires admissions counselor


    Tanner Royalty

    Campbellsville University

    Dale Smothers of Campbellsville has been employed as an admissions counselor in the Office of Admissions at Campbellsville University, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of CU.

    Smothers will recruit from the Louisville area including Anderson, Bullitt, Franklin, Hardin, Jefferson, LaRue, Nelson, Oldham, Shelby and Spencer counties.