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Calendar

  • Community Calendar

    The following is a listing of events happening in Taylor County. To submit an event for publication, email reporter@cknj.com or call (270) 465-8111.

    Wednesday, Nov. 26

  • Birthday List

    To keep the birthday list updated, the Central Kentucky News-Journal needs help. Call (270) 465-8111 or email reporter@cknj.com to add a name to the list. If a person is deceased, please let us know.

    The January birthstone is the garnet; the flower is the carnation.

    The February birthstone is the amethyst; the flower is the violet.

    The March birthstone is the aquamarine; the flower is the daffodil.

    The April birthstone is the diamond; the flower is the daisy or sweet pea.

  • On-Going

    Clubs/Organizations

    • Campbellsville American Legion Post 82 hosts bingo every Monday at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 5 p.m. (270) 465-7131

    • Taylor County Sportsman Club meets the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the club house. (270) 465-7639

    • Habitat for Humanity meets the third Monday of each month. (270) 469-9080 or (270) 465-2543

  • Oak Ridge Boys to perform Christmas concert at CU

     

    Candice Boone

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will rock once again with The Oak Ridge Boys as they perform a "Christmas Night Out" concert on Monday, Nov. 24, at 8 p.m. in Ransdell Chapel.

  • Compassionate Friends group to have candle lighting service

    Compassionate Friends of Central Kentucky will participate in the 18th annual worldwide candle lighting ceremony held at 7 p.m. around the world on Sunday, Dec. 14.

    There will be a service at Kid-Wise Amusements in Miller Park to honor the memory of local children who have died.

    There will be a service at 8 p.m. ET in Greensburg at the Auxiliary Building in Legion Park.

    Candles will be provided. Those attending can bring any photos or mementos to share with the group.

  • KSP accepting trooper cadet applications

    Kentucky State Police is now accepting applications for its 93rd Academy Class scheduled to begin May 24.

    Interested applicants should visit www.kentuckystatepolice.org/career.html.

    Information available on the website includes an outline of the application process, a list of minimum requirements and disqualifications, a downloadable application form with a list of supporting documents required, a downloadable study guide for the written test, physical standards requirements and a list of testing dates, times and locations.

  • CU to stage 'It's a Wonderful Life'

    Campbellsville University Theater and Town Hall Productions will present "It's a Wonderful Life" starting Dec. 6.

    The play is based on the film by Frank Capra and was adapted for the stage by Doug Rand.

    Performances will be Saturday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m.; Sunday Dec. 7, at 2:30 p.m.; Thursday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 13, at 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 14, at 2:30 p.m.

    The play will be performed at CU's Russ Mobley Theater.

  • Historic sites, coloring book available

    A free Campbellsville Historic Sites booklet with is now available for those who are interested in the history of buildings and sites in downtown Campbellsville and Taylor County. The booklets are available at Cozy Comforts, Chandler's Office Supply and Tucker Diamonds and Gold.

    Kids Color Campbellsville is a new coloring book featuring drawings of historical buildings for children to color.

    The books are available at Cozy Comforts on Main Street for $5 each.

  • Alcohol and drug counselor signs copies of new book

     

    Shannon Gray, a certified alcohol and drug counselor and director at The Healing Place, signed copies of his first book, "Recovery Through the Steps: An All Inclusive Journey," at the Hiestand House/Taylor County Museum on Saturday.

    Gray spoke to those attending about his steps toward sobriety and how he wrote his book.

    Gray, who has spent 13 years helping people recover from drug and alcohol addiction, said he is available to speak to local churches and organizations.

  • Santa to visit Campbellsville

    Santa Claus will visit Campbellsville twice in the coming weeks.

    On Saturday, Nov. 15, Santa will come to Chandler's Office Supply from noon to 2 p.m. during the downtown Christmas Open House events.

    Santa will also appear downtown Saturday, Dec. 6, from 4 to 6 p.m. before the community Christmas parade. Children and pets can get their pictures taken with Santa Claus. No appointments are necessary.