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  • Community Calendar

    Wednesday, April 16

    Luncheon – Red Hat luncheon will be at Bread of Life restaurant in Liberty. A carpool will leave from Kroger on Broadway at 10:30 a.m. (270) 465-3966

    Heart Walk – Taylor County Bank will host an American Heart Association Heart Walk from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Miller Park.

    Class – Taylor County Public Library will begin offering a chair yoga class at 9 a.m. (270) 465-2562

  • 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.

  • TC Bank to host American Heart Association Heart Walk

    Taylor County Bank will host its annual American Heart Association Heart Walk on Wednesday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Miller Park walking track.

    The first 50 participants will receive a free goody bag. There will be various booths to visit and door prizes will be given to participants.

    All donations will go to the American Heart Association.

    For more information, contact Katie Stamps at (270) 465-4196.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Campbellsville Youth Theatre group forms

    Children in the Taylor County community who want to act are in luck.

    Starting this month, Kentucky Classic Theatre will revive children's theatre under the name Campbellsville Youth Theatre.

    The first performance of the new theatre group will be Disney's "Sleeping Beauty Kids" at the end of the summer.

    The show will be conducted as a weekly performance class where students will learn elements of acting, singing and movement.

  • CU participating in 'The Bucket Project'

    Kevin Thomas

    Campbellsville University

    Buckets of love from Campbellsville University will soon be raining down on Africa.

    CU is participating in a campus-wide event known as The Bucket Project. The Bucket Project is an initiative to aid Southern Baptist missionaries in Africa in helping persons with HIV/AIDS, cancer, malaria, and other devastating diseases who are in the last stages of their illness.