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Calendar

  • Community Calendar

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

    Thursday, July 10

    Animal Tales – Taylor County Public Library will host an Animal Tales event at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. as part of its summer reading program. (270) 465-2562 or www.taylorcountypubliclibrary.org

  • 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

  • 'Fiddler on the Roof' performed July 3-6

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University and Town Hall Productions will present "Fiddler on the Roof" on July 3-6 at Russ Mobley Theater in the Alumni building on Campbellsville University's campus.

    The show will be presented Thursday, July 3, at 7 p.m., Friday, July 4, at 6 p.m., Saturday, July 5, at 2:30 and 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 6, at 2:30 p.m.

  • Annual tractor show planned for July 4

    The 25th annual Community Trust Bank tractor show is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 4, on First Street near the Taylor County Courthouse.

    The event will feature antique tractors, gas engines, old farm equipment and toys for sale. The show is open to anyone, and those with antique tractors can also participate in the Fourth of July parade.

    Those who wish to participate in the parade should meet at Water Tower Bypass. Signs will be posted. The parade begins at 10 a.m. Registration for the show will begin after the parade.

  • Al-Anon meetings offered for those affected by drinking

    Three Al-Anon meetings are offered in Taylor County for friends or family members affected by someone's drinking.

    Meetings are on Mondays at noon and Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. at Campbellsville Baptist Church and on Fridays at 8 p.m. at The Haven Club.

    The following is taken from the "One Day at a Time" daily reading material given to Al-Anon members.

  • National Guard accepting applications for youth program

    The Kentucky National Guard Youth ChalleNGe program is accepting applications for fall classes, which begin on July 13.

    Jointly funded between the federal government and the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and sponsored by the Kentucky National Guard, Youth ChalleNGe is designed to help youth ages 16 to 18 get a jump-start on life.

    The 22-week curriculum covers extensive academic studies geared toward completing a high school diploma as well as physical fitness, leadership and community awareness projects. The program has been around for nearly 20 years.

  • Bruckheimer to sign books in Bloomfield

    Film and television producer Jerry Bruckheimer will come to Bloomfield next month to sign copies of his book "Jerry Bruckheimer: When Lightning Strikes - Four Decades of Filmmaking."

    According to a news release, the book commemorates the uber producer's entire body of work, including such blockbusters as "Top Gun," "Beverly Hills Cop," "Armageddon," the "Pirates of the Caribbean" films as well as television's "CSI" shows and "The Amazing Race."

  • 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.

  • Local artist showing work at Hiestand House

     

    Gerald Myers has been an artist nearly all his life.

    Working with pencil, pen and ink, wood and other media, Myers said he likes to create scenes with lots of action. On Sunday, Myers was asked what he calls his creations.

    "Art," he said, with a smile.

    Myers, a Campbellsville native, is showing his work in an exhibit at the Hiestand House through mid-July. A reception on Sunday opened the exhibit and about 30 people attended.