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  • CU to host senior art exhibit

    Campbellsville University's next art exhibit will feature work by senior Alyssa Champagne of North Smithfield, R.I.

    The exhibit, titled "Florence, Form and Figure," will begin today in the Art Gallery.

    Champagne is an art major at CU with a minor in English. She graduated from North Smithfield Junior-Senior High School in 2004.

    "As a New England transplant, I am foremost an observer - a lover of the outdoors and the fresh perspective of travel - while each artistic medium stands as a means to express this beauty that inspires me," Champagne said.

  • WKU Steelband to perform at LWC

    The popular Western Kentucky University Steelband will return to Lindsey Wilson College for a concert Tuesday, April 1.

    The WKU Steelband, nicknamed "Red Hot Steel," will perform at 8 p.m. ET in W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall. The concert - which is part of the Lindsey Wilson Cultural Affairs Series - is free and open to the public.

    "This is a high-energy group that will lift your spirit," said LWC library director Phil Hanna, who also chairs the cultural affairs series. "The last time they performed on campus was extremely popular."

  • Lindsey Wilson to host Take Back the Night Rally

    A V-Day campaign event to stop violence against women and girls will be on the Lindsey Wilson College campus Tuesday, April 1.

    Catherine Wilson Center of Lindsey Wilson College & Regional Victim Services Program will present a screening of the V-Day documentary "Until the Violence Stops" at the second annual Take Back the Night Rally.

    The event will begin at 7 p.m. ET on the Lindsey Wilson College quad in Columbia.

    Events include a performance by "In Our Own Voices" from the VIP Center at the University of Kentucky.

  • Bowl for kids Sake is April 19-20

    Ten teams have already signed up for the annual Bowl for Kids Sake - to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters.

    Lanes will be reserved at Phillips Lanes on Saturday and Sunday, April 19-20 (at 2, 4 and 6 p.m.)

    A minimum of $60 in pledges is required for team members ($80 for a Bowl for Kids Sake T-shirt).

    Pledge sheets may be picked up at Phillips Lanes, the Central Kentucky News-Journal, the two Gate locations, the two FasTrack locations or by contacting Bob Belknap (bob.belknap@bbbs.org) or Ricky Burress (ricky_burress@yahoo.com).

  • TRH to host National Healthcare Decisions Day

    Taylor Regional Hospital, along with other national, state and community organizations, are leading a massive effort to highlight the importance of advance health care decision-making - an effort that has culminated in the formal designation of Wednesday, April 16 as National Healthcare Decisions Day.

  • Next arts series' event is April 10-11

    In 2006-2007, a "Home Roots Series" began as a part of the Central Kentucky Arts Series.

    Todd Parker brought The Youth Performing Arts School Percussion Ensemble to Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium. This season features John Paul Davenport, Campbellsville native, bringing his high school students from Oxford, Miss. to perform "The Chairs."

    On Thursday, April 10 and Friday, April 11, the Oxford students will present the play, "The Chairs," at 7 p.m. at the Campbellsville University Theatre.

  • Christian actor and writer to speak at CU

    Curt Cloninger, Christian professional actor and writer, will present "Theatre with a Lasting Impression" during Campbellsville University's annual Staley Distinguished Scholar Series on Wednesday and Thursday, April 9-10.

    Cloninger will speak at chapel Wednesday, April 9 at 10 a.m. in the Ransdell Chapel. He will also speak Wednesday and Thursday nights in the Ransdell Chapel at 7 and also will be speaking in several classes. All programs are free and open to the public.

  • CU dialogue on public issues features state representative candidates

    Campbellsville University's TV-4, WLCU, will feature interviews with the candidates for state representative in the 51st District.

    John Chowning, host of TV-4's "Dialogue on Public Issues" program, has interviewed the three Republican candidates for the seat now occupied by State Rep. Russ Mobley, R-Campbellsville, who will not seek re-election. Chowning has also interviewed Doug Mullins, the Democratic Party nominee for the fall general election.

  • Marion County Japanese Cultural Day is March 30

    Ever wanted to learn how to use chopsticks? At the eighth annual Marion County Japanese Cultural Day, visitors can do that and more.

    See sword fights, sample traditional Japanese food and listen to the thundering rhythms of chudaiko and odaiko drums.

    This year's festival is Sunday at the Centre Square Convention Center in historic downtown Lebanon. The event is from 1 to 4 p.m. Parking and admission is free.

  • Weather spotter class offered April 8

    Taylor County Emergency Management, in conjunction with Campbellsville-Taylor County Fire Department, will host an advanced spotters class at the Campbellsville-Taylor County Fire Department's third floor meeting room Tuesday, April 8 at 7 p.m.

    The certified training will be taught by National Weather Service staff and will last about two hours. Emergency service personnel, school officials, industrial safety officials, those responsible for public safety and the general public are invited to attend.