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  • Community Calendar

    Thursday, April 24

    Workshop – Taylor County Public Library will host a free health and vitality workshop on bioidentical hormone replacement therapy by Ed Baise, a pharmacist at The Medicine Centre, at 6 p.m. (270) 465-2562

    Meeting – Lake Cumberland Area Development District Elder Abuse Council regional meeting is at 11 a.m. at LCADD conference room in Russell Springs. (800) 264-7093

  • Summer theater series beginning soon

    Campbellsville University Theater and Town Hall Productions recently announced its summer series. Featured shows will include Hamlet in the Park, Hansel and Gretel and Fiddler on the Roof.

    Auditions for the Fiddler on the Roof performance are April 24, 25 and 26 at Russ Mobley Theater on the CU campus.

    Auditions are open to anyone in the community and will be from 5 to 8 p.m. April 24 and April 25. Callbacks are April 26.

  • CU cheer, mascot tryouts are April 25-26

    The award winning Campbellsville University Cheerleaders will host a two-day cheer and mascot tryout on Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26 in Powell Athletic Center.

    Coach Vanessa Adkins said a cheerleading clinic will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.

    CU cheerleaders have won four Mid-South Conference championships - three out of the last five - and have qualified for the NAIA championships for the past three years.

  • KY 55 yard sale is April 25-27

    The sixth annual KY 55 yard sale is scheduled for April 25-27.

    There will be more than 100 miles of sales along KY 55 in Taylor, Carroll, Trimble, Henry, Shelby, Spencer, Nelson, Washington, Marion, Adair and Russell counties.

    Residents and businesses are welcome to join in the three-day sale. Those who would like to rent booth space can call Cherie Bleemel at (270) 465-2068. Cost is $36.

  • TRH health fair is June 14

    Taylor Regional Hospital will host its annual community health fair on Saturday, June 14, from 7:30 to 11 a.m. at Taylor County Middle School's gymnasium.

    For $15, those attending will receive several test results, including a complete blood count, a comprehensive metabolic profile, a coronary risk profile with cholesterol levels and thyroid stimulating hormone levels. A prostrate screening test will also be available for men at $10.

    Those undergoing blood testing should fast for 14 hours before their blood is drawn.

  • Fourth of July photo contest entries sought

    Campbellsville's Fourth of July celebration will once again feature an amateur photo contest sponsored by Orthodyne Physical Therapy.

    Organizers encourage amateur and professional photographers who wish to participate to pick up their cameras now and start taking photos.

  • Community Notes

    TRH to offer free cataract screenings

    Taylor Regional Eye Surgery will host free cataract screenings on the fourth Tuesday of each month. The screenings will be from 2 to 4 p.m. at the eye surgery office at 125 Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville.

    Dr. Gary Wortz, board certified cataract surgeon, will perform the screenings.

    The screenings are free, through pre-registration is required by calling (270) 789-6175.

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    TCHS band members selling cookbook

  • Birthday List

    To keep the birthday list updated, the Central Kentucky News-Journal needs help. Call 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

  • CU Derby Rose Gala to be broadcast live

    Lindey Young

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will host its sixth annual Derby Rose Gala on Monday, April 14, with live TV and radio production as well as live streaming through www.campbellsville.edu.

    "The gala is an important scholarship fundraising event, generating close to $106,000 for scholarships in the past five years," Benji Kelly, vice president for development, said.

    The gala is a black-tie optional event with a guest speaker, gourmet meal and silent auction.