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  • Six apply for TCMS principal post

    Taylor County Middle School’s new principal could be announced as early as May.
    With two meetings concerning the principal selection process under their belts, members of school’s site-based decision making council are expected to begin reviewing applications this month.
    Current principal C.D. Harvey will retire this year after 22 years as principal. Harvey started her education career as a third-grade teacher at Taylor County Elementary School in 1984. In 1990, she became principal at TCMS.
    Harvey declined to be interviewed for this story.

  • Community Easter egg hunts planned

    Local churches have planned worship and children’s events to celebrate the Easter holiday on Sunday. On Saturday, however, one church will host seven Easter egg hunts with the goal of getting entire neighborhoods together to have fun and get to know each other.

    Campbellsville Baptist Church has been preparing for its Easter egg extravaganza for several months now, according to children’s pastor Tori Morris.

  • Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

    About 152 local children and their parents had breakfast with the Easter bunny last Saturday at Taylor County Extension Office.

  • CU hosts news conference proclaiming April as Child Abuse Prevention Month


    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Visitors might notice a lot of blue pinwheels on Campbellsville University's Stapp Lawn this month and at Taylor County Elementary School in support of Child Abuse Prevention Month.

    A proclamation in support of the effort to educate communities about the event was signed last week at Campbellsville University on WLCU's "Dialogue on Public Issues" TV show and featured live on WLCU 88.7 FM radio.

  • TCES students have a 'blast' with science


    Shannon Clark

    Taylor County Schools

    Taylor County Elementary School science students in Joan Tinnell's class recently learned how to launch "rockets" using basic household items.

    Using a combination of soda bottles, vinegar, baking soda, a cork and a wooden board, students had a chance to launch their own homemade bottle rockets.

  • School menus for April 9-13

    Campbellsville Independent

    April 9-13

    Monday - Pizza, buttered corn, applesauce, chocolate pudding, vanilla wafers and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken strips, parsley potatoes, green beans, peaches, rolls and milk.

    Wednesday - Fish sticks, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, pineapple slice, cornbread and milk.

    Thursday - Soft chicken tacos, lettuce, sour cream, refried beans, Spanish rice, sherbet and milk.

  • TCMS releases honor roll

    Taylor County Middle School has released its honor roll for the third nine-week grading period.

    Students listed follow.

    Sixth grade

  • TCES names Good Deed winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of March 27.

    They are Justice Bright, Steven Garrett, Brooklyn Hicks, Trinity Adams and Rhett Cox.

  • Fruit of the Loom property for sale


    The former Fruit of the Loom property is up for sale, and the plan is to divide the 38 acres into at least seven sites for potential retail stores.

    When driving by the former FOL site, passersby might notice a new sign out front, asking those interested in purchasing some of the 38-acre site to call a real estate agent in Louisville. The property has a $500,000 price tag for each acre, or $19 million for the entire site.

  • A long way from home, local woman serving in Afghanistan