• Multiple sclerosis group forms

    She wants to get people together, those who have the disease and those who care for those who do.

    Campbellsville resident Peggy Richardson is creating a support group for those who have multiple sclerosis. The group's first meeting will be Monday at Taylor County Public Library at 6:30 p.m.

    According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, multiple sclerosis is a chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system.

  • CU to honor JFK anniversary on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'


    Yvonne Matheas

    Campbellsville University

    Fifty years after the assassination of president John F. Kennedy, Campbellsville University's TV channel WLCU will air an interview with Dr. Damon Eubank, chair of the Division of Social Science and professor of history, and Dr. Wendy Davis, associate professor of History, about the assassination and its effect on America.

  • Beyond the four walls


    The church is the only organization Larry "Fella" Wilson, senior minister at Woodlawn Christian Church, knows of whose members' main purpose is to serve those who are not members. He said churches today are realizing the importance of taking care of the community outside of the church.

    Wilson said the No. 1 role of every church is to lead a community to salvation. But in order to get a person outside the church to come inside, Wilson said Christians must be willing to go outside and get them.

  • 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 Dec. 3 for display and judging.

    After Dec. 3, winners from each group will be taken to the Taylor County Extension Office where a county winner will be selected.

  • TCMS PTSO to host Harlem Wizards basketball game

    Taylor County Middle School PTSO will host the Harlem Wizards and Wildcardz in a basketball match up on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 6:30 p.m. at Taylor County High School gymnasium.

    Advance tickets are $8 for students and seniors. General admission is $10.

    At the door, tickets will be $10 for students and seniors and $12 for general admission.

    Tickets are on sale at the Taylor County Board of Education office, Wise Dentistry for Kids, United Citizens Bank, L and P Bait and Tackle and from any TCMS PTSO member.

  • Christian singer Plumb to perform concert


    Dove Award-winning Contemporary Christian singer-songwriter Plumb will bring her "Need You Now Tour" to Campbellsville on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m.

    She will be accompanied by eight-time Dove nominee Mike's Chair and Josh Wilson, recipient of the 2012 Christian Songwriter/Artist of the Year award from The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

    The concert, sponsored by Elk Horn Baptist Church, will be at Living Grace Church.

  • CU theater to present 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying'

    Campbellsville University theater will present "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," a musical comedy, on Oct. 11-13 at Russ Mobley Theater in the Alumni Building.

    Show times are Oct. 11 and 12 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 13 at 2:30 p.m.

    The play was also presented Oct. 3-6.

  • CU to dedicate new organ


    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music, will be presenting the first program for this year's Noon Organ Recital Series at Campbellsville University with the dedication of the newly acquired 1875 Pomplitz organ at 12:20 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Campbellsville.

    The organ recital is free and open to the public. It ends at 12:50 p.m. to allow those attending to return to their schedules before 1 p.m.

  • Retired teachers to meet Tuesday, Sept. 17


    Taylor County Retired Teacher's Association officers for this year are Elise Mohan, president; Anita Smith, secretary; Joyce Dunlap, vice president and Carole Whitley, treasurer.

    This year's first meeting will be Tuesday, Sept. 17, at Creek Side Restaurant at 10:30 a.m.

    Any Kentucky retired teacher living in Taylor County is welcome to attend and can pay the $10 annual dues at the meeting.

  • The Oak Ridge Boys to perform at CU


    The Oak Ridge Boys will perform at Campbellsville University Monday, Oct. 28, at 8 p.m. in Ransdell Chapel as part of their 40th Anniversary Tour.

    Buzz Cason, a member of the CU Board of Trustees and American rock singer, songwriter, producer and author, will perform a pre-concert before The Oak Ridge Boys take the stage.

    Proceeds from the concert will go to CU's Scholarship Fund to benefit students' educations at CU.

    Special VIP tickets are available at $125 each and will include a meet-and-greet session before the concert.