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  • 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.

  • CU to host commandant of the United States Marine Corps

    Gen. James T. Conway, commandant of the United States Marine Corps, will be Campbellsville University's commencement speaker Saturday, May 10 at 10 a.m. on the HIG Field.

    Campbellsville University's master's students will graduate at 7 p.m. Friday, May 9 in the Ransdell Chapel. The speaker for that ceremony is Dr. Dwayne Howell, associate professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at CU.

    Degrees will be conferred upon 309 students following completion of the requirements for graduation.

  • National Day of Prayer is Thursday

    National Day of Prayer is Thursday and a group will meet from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. on the Taylor County Courthouse steps to pray and sing together.

    The event will be one of several around the nation offering inspirational music and prayer for those who gather.

    All of those who attend will receive an "I Prayed" sticker and a balloon launch will follow the ceremony.

    The event is sponsored by Bible Baptist Tabernacle.

    For more information, call 465-3015.

  • Campbellsville University orchestra

    The Campbellsville University orchestra will present a spring concert on Thursday at 8 p.m. at Campbellsville Baptist Church. Dr. J. Robert Gaddis, dean of the school of music and professor of music, will conduct the orchestra. Above, Gaddis conducts practice sessions as students prepare.

  • Plant swap is May 3

    A plant swap has been scheduled for Saturday, May 3 at the Janice Holt and Henry Giles house on Spout Springs Road in Knifley from noon to 2 p.m. ET.

    A plant swap or plant exchange is for all people who love to garden and is an opportunity for gardeners to get together to swap plants and garden stories.

    Those who attend should bring unwanted plants labeled and potted in a peat pot or clay or plastic pot.

    For more information, call 465-6104 or e-mail Clara Metzmeier at claram@kyol.net.

    The event is sponsored by The Giles Society.

  • Next arts series' event is May 3

    The next Central Kentucky Arts Series event on Saturday, May 3 will feature saxophonist Ashu.

    Ashu's performance, the fourth in the 2008 arts series, will begin at 7 p.m. at Campbellsville First United Methodist Church.

    Ashu will be accompanied by pianist Kuang-Hao Huang.

  • TCHS Show Choir spring production is May 8-10

    The Taylor County High School Show Choir spring production will feature classic pop and rock songs.

    The show, themed "PopRocks," is directed by Lisa Gupton. Assistant Director is Brandon Centers.

    TCHS Show Choir members will perform songs made popular by Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Nsync, Queen, KISS, Fleetwood Mac, Otis Redding, Switchfoot, James Taylor, Mariah Carey and others.

    Performances will be Thursday through Saturday, May 8-10, at 7 p.m. in the Taylor County Middle School gymnasium.

    General admission tickets are $5. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

  • "Run for the Son" is May 3

    The Christian Motorcyclists Association and Vision Riders will host the 20th annual "Run for the Son" on Saturday, May 3.

    The annual ride raises money for CMA mission outreach efforts. All of the donations collected will go to reaching out and helping bikers and other missions in the United States and throughout the world.

    The run is for donations only. The suggested donation is $10 per bike.

    Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. in Green River Plaza. A blessing of the bikes is at 12:45 p.m. with the ride beginning at 1 p.m.

  • Relay for Life fundraiser is April 26

    A fundraiser to benefit Marion County's Relay for Life events will be Saturday, April 26 at Wal-Mart in Lebanon.

    The "Racing for a Cure" team will sell hot dogs, hamburgers, drinks and baked items and will have a garage sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Marion County's Relay for Life events will be June 13-14 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. at Graham Memorial Park.

    For more information, call Alyce Graves at (502) 868-6840 or Nikki Thornton at (270) 692-9871.