• CU Residence Life to show anti-trafficking documentary

    Christina L. Kern

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University Residence Life will partner with the Exodus Cry, an anti-trafficking organization, on Tuesday, April 17, at 7 p.m. in Ransdell Chapel.

    The event is free and open to the public.

    A documentary entitled "Nefarious: Merchant of Souls" has been developed by Exodus Cry to expose and raise awareness of modern-day slavery and human trafficking. The documentary will be shown during the event.

  • Annual pancake breakfast is April 28

    Campbellsville Fire & Rescue and Taylor County Volunteer Fire Department's annual pancake breakfast will be Saturday, April 28, from 5 a.m. to noon.

    Advance tickets can be purchased at the fire department or from a firefighter for $4.50 each. Tickets at the door are $5 each.

    The breakfast will include all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, milk and coffee. All proceeds collected go toward training and equipment.

    Delivery is available for local businesses.

  • Campbellsville University theology professor to interview on KET


    Christina L. Kern

  • Flamenco dancers to perform at CHS


    Calen McKinney


    Romance, passion and mystery will soon come to Campbellsville.

    The Juan Siddi Flamenco Theatre Co. will make a stop in Campbellsville on Tuesday, April 17, as part of its national spring 2012 tour.

    The performance is part of the 2011-2012 Central Kentucky Arts Series season and will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium.

    Tickets will be available at the door at $15 per adult and $5 for children.

  • CU Piano Ensemble spring concert set for April 5

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    The Campbellsville University Piano Ensemble will give its spring concert on Thursday, April 5, at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall of the Gosser Fine Arts Center.

    The concert is free and open to the public.

    The ensemble consists of nine students representing six countries.

  • Churches to host Maundy Thursday worship service

    Five Presbyterian church congregations in Taylor, Marion, Nelson and Washington counties will host a worship service on Maundy Thursday, April 5.

    The service of Holy Communion and Tenebrae, an ancient liturgy meaning A Service of Shadows, will be at 7:30 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church, five miles north of Springfield, off of Route 555, on Pleasant Grove Loop.

  • Main Street Saturday events begin Saturday, April 7

    Main Street Saturday Night events, presented by the Tri-County Car Club, will begin Saturday, April 7.

    Hosted the first Saturday in each month from April to October, classic vehicles will be on display on Main Street from 3 to 7 p.m.

    There will be live music, children's activities, fundraisers, live entertainment, door prizes, food and more.

    Saturday, May 5 will be 1950s dress-up night. Gospel music night will be Saturday, June 2.

    There will be no event on Saturday, July 7. The club will host its annual car show on July 4.

  • Library to offer free community classes

    Taylor County Public Library will offer several free community education classes in April.

    Classes offered are:

    ♦ Thursday, April 5 - Beginning computer class from 2 to 4 p.m. Participants will learn basic computer usage techniques, such as an introduction to the Internet and how to set up an email account.

    ♦ Thursday, April 12 - Digital downloads and using an e-reader class from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Participants will learn to access and use the library's Overdrive digital library, along with how to organize and manage an e-reader account.

  • Prevent Child Abuse interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'


    Claire Stephan, coordinator of donor development with Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky, and Laura Chowning, community development coordinator with Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky, were recently interviewed on Campbellsville University's WLCU-TV on its "Dialogue on Public Issues" show.

    Campbellsville University's John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president of CU, did the interview.

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

  • CU student to host art exhibit

    Matthew Schmuck

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University senior Natalie Olp will be showcasing her artwork April 2-10 in the art gallery located on the campus of Campbellsville University.

    "I don't create my artwork with a grand purpose or with a deeper meaning in mind," the Christian County High School graduate said. "I create art for art's sake and for my sheer love of creating. Ever since I can remember I have always felt a passion, a sort of need, to make art."