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  • CU announces KHIPP schedule

    Campbellsville University's Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy will feature discussions on America's fiscal straits, presidential politics and an analysis of the 2008 election during CU's fall semester.

    "We have an exciting group of highly intellectual people who will lead the discussions for KHIPP in the fall," said John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, who is the KHIPP founder.

    "Discussion will be lively and open, and we invite everyone to attend," he said.

  • First aid class is Aug. 27

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a first aid class on Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the TRH Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive.

    The class will be presented by Richard Phillips, TRH staff development coordinator.

    This course will provide participants with a foundation in the techniques of first aid. Upon course completion, participants will receive a course completion certificate.

    The cost for this class is $50, which includes a book.

  • Exercise program offered for those with arthritis

    An exercise program designed specifically for people with arthritis will begin Tuesday, Aug. 19 at Green County Health Department. The program is called PACE, which stands for "People with Arthritis Can Exercise."

    During the six-week program, participants will go through a series of gentle movements and activities designed to increase mobility and range of motion. The sessions meet twice per week - Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 to 11 a.m.

  • Skin cancer program is Aug. 21

    Dr. Kellee D. Frogge will present a program on skin cancer at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21 at the Taylor Regional Hospital Learning & Resource Center, 125B Kingswood Drive.

    This course will discuss types of skin cancers, methods of prevention and current treatments.

    This class is free. Those who wish to attend should pre-register by calling the TRH Learning & Resource Center at 789-5862.

  • TRH to present heart savers class Aug. 29

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a Basic Life Support for Heartsavers Course class on Friday, Aug. 29 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the TRH Learning & Resource Center, located at 125B Kingswood Drive.

    The class will be presented by Richard Phillips, TRH staff development coordinator.

    The BLS for Heartsavers Course is for the lay rescuer who needs a credential documenting successful completion of a BLS course.

    The course will teach individuals how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking.

  • CU fall registration nears

    Campbellsville University student enrollment for the fall 2008 semester will be Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 18-19 for students who have not previously completed the enrollment process.

    Semester enrollment consists of several steps including academic advising, registering, scheduling and paying. Most steps may be completed online.

    Students may complete the various semester enrollment steps on Monday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Free prostate cancer screenings offered at state fair

    This year, nearly 3,140 men throughout the state of Kentucky will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and about 11 percent of them will die from the disease, according to the American Cancer Society.

    Despite these grim statistics, there is hope if detected early, making prostate cancer one of the more treatable forms of cancer.

  • Business workshop is Aug. 12

    Community Ventures Corp. and Greater Campbellsville United will host a small business workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Campbellsville University Technology Training Center.

    Business planning at the workshop will focus on the feasibility of business marketing strategies and financial resources.

    Those wishing to attend should RSVP to Wanda Washington at 465-9636 by Monday, Aug. 11.

  • Arts series announces 2008-2009 season

    The Central Kentucky Arts Series recently announced the acts performing in its 2008-2009 season.

    The 42nd season will open with a performance by Wilson Williams and His Platters at Taylor County Middle School's gymnasium on Friday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m.

    On Monday, Oct. 27, classical pianist Charles Rosen will perform at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel. The show begins at 8 p.m.

  • Fourth Street Live! to host showdown finals

    Fourth Street Live!, Louisville's premier entertainment destination, will host the 27th Annual Colgate Country Showdown Kentucky State Final.

    Contestants for America's largest country music talent search and radio promotion will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, and will feature a performance by rising country start, James Otto.