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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, Oct. 1

    Interview - Dr. George Herring, alumni professor of history emeritus at the University of Kentucky, was recently interviewed for an episode of Campbellsville University’s “Dialogue on Public Issues” show. The show will air at 1:30 and 7 p.m. on Comcast Cable Channel 10. (270) 789-5000

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 host worship service to begin annual Operation Christmas Child drive

    Hanna Hall

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University students and the community will gather in Ransdell Chapel on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. to take part in a beginning Operation Christmas Child worship service.

    The worship service will discuss the importance of OCC and the goals for this coming Christmas season. All are welcomed and encouraged to attend this free event.

  • CU to commemorate 50th anniversary of Vietnam War

    Hanna Hall

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy will host Dr. George Herring, alumni professor of history emeritus at the University of Kentucky, speaking at a KHIPP symposium at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, entitled "Impacts of the Vietnam War - 50 Years Later."

  • First women's small business summit is Sept. 24

    The first ever Women's Small Business Summit will be Wednesday, Sept. 24, at Campbellsville Civic Center.

    The Women's Business Center of Kentucky will host the event, which will feature small business workshops, career counseling, special guest speakers, business lenders, a luncheon and networking opportunities.

    In partnership with local businesses, attendees will learn best practices and strategies from small business leaders across the state. Topics include marketing trends, data management tips, bookkeeping strategies, success stories and more.