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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.

    Monday, Oct. 20

    Trail Walking – Taylor County Extension Office will host Trail Walking 101 at 5:30 p.m. with those attending learning about local trails and tips for safe hiking. (270) 465-4511

    Oct. 20 and 22

  • 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

  • GRL to host haunted corn maze

    Green River Lake State Park will be haunted for three upcoming weekends.

    The park and The Friends of Green River Lake are sponsoring a corn maze at the entrance to the park through the end of the month. But on Oct. 11, 18 and 25, the maze will be haunted.

    On Saturday, Oct. 11, Green County FFA members will be haunting the maze. On Oct. 18, Taylor County FFA members will be there and Adair County FFA members will do the haunting on Saturday, Oct. 25.

    There will be a haunting from 7 to 8 p.m. for small children.

  • Cattlemen's association accepting program applications

    Taylor County Cattlemen's Association will accept applications for participation in the County Agricultural Investment Program beginning Oct. 31 at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    Applications will be accepted through Nov. 14 during regular business hours, which are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Compassionate Friends group changes meeting place

    The Compassionate Friends of Central Kentucky group has changed its meeting place.

    The group will now meet at The Rock Community Church across from Cox Interior.

    Meetings are on the third Monday of each month except May, July and December, at 6:30 p.m.

  • Red Cross launches blood donation app

    The American Red Cross recently launched a first-of-its-kind Blood Donor App.

    The new app makes it easier and faster for users to find a nearby blood drive, schedule blood donations, track their total donations, get rewards and invite friends and family to join them by donating.

    The app is free and available for download through the App Store and Google Play.

  • Booth space available at arts and crafts festival

    Booth space is now available for the Green River Arts and Crafts Festival, which will be Saturday, Nov. 22.

    The annual festival will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Taylor County middle and high schools.

    Taylor County Band Boosters sponsors the event.

    Vendors will begin setting up on Friday, Nov. 21.

    Booth space is 8x10 and rental fee is $40 for the day or $70 for two spaces. Access to electricity will cost an additional $5.

    Canopies aren't allowed and vendors are responsible for their tables and extension cords.

  • CU students writing book about Vietnam War

    A book honoring those from Taylor County who served during the Vietnam War is being written by mass communication students at Campbellsville University, and help is needed if the book is to become a reality.

    Those who are a veteran of the Vietnam War or know someone who is are asked to contact Stan McKinney, associate professor of journalism at the university, at somckinney@campbellsville.edu or (270) 789-5035. Please include the name of the veteran and contact information.

  • CU to show artwork

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is exhibiting work by J. Barry Motes, professor of art and art department head at Jefferson Community and Technical College in Louisville, through Oct. 3 in the Pence-Chowning Art Gallery.

    There will be a closing reception from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, in the gallery. Motes will give a talk at 1 p.m. Everyone is invited to both events that are free and open to the public.