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  • Reunion for USS America veterans is June 24-28

    The USS America Carrier Veterans Association will host its sixth bi-annual reunion to reunite the crew of the USS America on June 24-28.

    The reunion will be at the Crown Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront Hotel in Jacksonville, Fla.

    Guests will include a representative from the office of the Secretary of the Navy and Miss America 2008 Kirsten Haglund.

    For more information, visit www.ussamerica.org or call (888) 391-CV66.

  • CES Walk-A-Thon Fitness Day is May 22

    Campbellsville Elementary School will host a Walk-A-Thon Fitness Day on Thursday, May 22 at 10 a.m. to raise money for handicapped accessible playground equipment.

    Students will ask for donations, which are due Wednesday, May 21.

    For more information, call Shirley Cox at 465-4561.

  • Trike-A-Thon is tomorrow

    A trike-a-thon to raise funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will be tomorrow from 5 to 8 p.m. at First Baptist Church's Imani Center.

    The fundraiser is sponsored by First Hope Child Developmental Center.

    Funds collected will help St. Jude in its ongoing fight against childhood catastrophic diseases.

    A trike-a-thon is designed to expose pre-schoolers to using riding toys safely. It also involves parents in safe behavior practices to help ensure their child's well being.

  • Kids Outdoor Day sponsors sought

    The organizers and volunteers of Kids Outdoor Day would like to extend the opportunity to the local and national business community to become an event sponsor.

    Kids Outdoor Day is a fun filled day of outdoor activities for children of all ages to participate in, such as archery, boating, fishing, shooting sports, game calling, outdoor education and much more.

    This year's event is set for Saturday, June 7 at Green River Lake State Park and Camp Kentahten.

  • Relay for Life horse ride is May 18

    A Relay for Life horse ride will be Sunday, May 18 at Mike and Monica Henning's farm on Bald Knob Road in Lebanon.

    Food and drinks will be available and door prizes will be given away. The ride starts at noon.

    For more information, call (270) 692-2076 or (270) 692-4677.

  • CU to host encore of "Just a Breeze to a Hurricane"

    Campbellsville University will offer an encore performance of "Just a Breeze to a Hurricane," an original contemporary musical production written by CU senior composition major Matthew Hodge of Taylorsville.

    The encore will be performed at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 7 in The Gheens Recital Hall of the Gosser Fine Arts building and will be professionally video recorded.

    Tickets are required for the show, and will cost $5 for the general public. CU students can attend for free by presenting their student ID at the door.

  • Blood drive is Saturday

    Most of us look forward to the warmer temperatures that accompany the arrival of spring. But with warmer weather comes the threat of severe storms.

    Americans live in the most severe weather-prone country on earth. Each year, Americans cope with an average of 10,000 thunderstorms, 5,000 floods, 1,000 tornados and an average of six deadly hurricanes.

  • PopRocks

    Up-tempo pop music will fill Taylor County Middle School's gymnasium next week.

    The Taylor County High School Show Choir will present its spring production "PopRocks," featuring classic pop and rock songs.

    The show is directed by TCHS Choral Director Lisa Gupton. The assistant director is Brandon Centers.

  • CU to offer training on teaching the Holocaust

    The School of Education at Campbellsville University is offering free teacher training Saturday at Hawkins Athletic Center from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the subject of "Teaching the Holocaust in Kentucky's Schools."

    The free program, limited to 100 participants, is designed specifically for Kentucky's public middle and high school teachers and is meant to help them to gain awareness about teaching on the subject of the Holocaust. CU students and faculty also will have an opportunity to attend.

  • Ashu to perform at LWC

    The final Lindsey Wilson College Cultural Affairs event of 2007-2008 will be Friday night.

    Saxaphonist Ashu will perform in concert with pianist Kuang-Hao Huang at 8 p.m. ET in W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall.

    The duo will perform an eclectic mix of mostly modern pieces that includes compositions by Jacques Ibert, Sergei Rachmaninoff and film composer Ennio Morricone.

    Ashu will also be performing in Campbellsville on Saturday as a part of the Central Kentucky Arts Series.