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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, Dec. 24

    Communion Service – First United Methodist Church will host a candlelight communion service at 9 p.m. (270) 465-5951

    Christmas Eve Service – Campbellsville Baptist Church will have a Christmas Eve service at 5 p.m. (270) 465-8115

  • 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

  • Extension personnel encourage residents to vote for 4-H

    Farm Credit is hosting an online contest to decide which organization, 4-H, FFA or Young Farmers & Ranchers, will receive $100,000 to be split among four states. Kentucky will receive $25,000.

    Taylor County Extension Office personnel encourage residents to vote for the 4-H organization to receive the money.

    To vote, visit promotions.e-farmcredit.com/299Thanks.

    Those voting can submit one vote once per day on multiple devices and multiple times on one computer using a different browser each day through Jan. 1.

  • Visiting Spanish artist at Campbellsville University creates artwork for the blind

     

    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    "Welcome to a different world," said Eva Grande, an abstract expressionist artist from Spain, at her "Artist Talk" in the Art Building on Campbellsville University's campus recently.

    Her interpreter was Connie Gough, a student from La Ceiba Altantida, Honduras.

    Grande studied philosophy and psychology, but decided to dedicate her life to art.

    "To live what we love is hard nowadays," she said.

  • Extension office offers piggy bank pageants

    Taylor County Extension Office is offering a chance to go "hog wild" and celebrate the Kentucky Saves initiative.

    Residents can use their creativity to make a piggy bank and save their change.

    Banks in Taylor County are hosting preliminary pageants for separate age groups.

    Take a "piggy bank" to one of the locations below by Jan. 5 to the Taylor County Extension Office for display and judging.

    After Jan. 5, age group and an overall county winner will be selected for the district contest.

  • TCHS group selling historic Taylor County calendar

    Taylor County High School Young Historians are selling a Historic Taylor County calendar for $10.

    Calendars are available at Cozy Comforts on Main Street.

    Proceeds will help pay for historic projects in Taylor County, such as the new roof at the Hiestand House and the new hospital exhibit at the Atkinson-Griffin House located near the Green River Lake Visitors Center.

  • KSP accepting trooper cadet applications

    Kentucky State Police is now accepting applications for its 93rd Academy Class scheduled to begin May 24.

    Interested applicants should visit www.kentuckystatepolice.org/career.html.

    Information available on the website includes an outline of the application process, a list of minimum requirements and disqualifications, a downloadable application form with a list of supporting documents required, a downloadable study guide for the written test, physical standards requirements and a list of testing dates, times and locations.

  • Historic sites, coloring book available

    A free Campbellsville Historic Sites booklet with is now available for those who are interested in the history of buildings and sites in downtown Campbellsville and Taylor County. The booklets are available at Cozy Comforts, Chandler's Office Supply and Tucker Diamonds and Gold.

    Kids Color Campbellsville is a new coloring book featuring drawings of historical buildings for children to color.

    The books are available at Cozy Comforts on Main Street for $5 each.

  • Christmas ornaments, cookbooks now available

    A limited number of etched glass Christmas ornaments depicting Campbellsville and Taylor County are for sale.

    The ornaments depict the historic old library, now Campbellsville Civic Center, along with First United Methodist Church and Mitchell's Men's Wear.

    Ornaments are available for $10 each.

    Also, the third edition of the Campbellsville Renaissance/Historic Preservation Commission Recipes cookbook features the history of downtown Campbellsville with photographs and recipes.