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  • Heart of Kentucky Farm, Home & Garden Show is this weekend

    Celebrating its 21st anniversary, the Heart of Kentucky Farm, Home & Garden Show in downtown Lebanon is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.

    The show will feature more than 80 exhibitors representing landscaping and nurseries, agriculture, livestock and farm equipment, cedar furniture, yard furniture, outdoor storage buildings, herb products, bird houses, handmade painted stained glass, a variety of arts and crafts, free trees, inside and outside home use products and Kentucky Proud products.

  • Gallery to host Kentucky artwork

    Kaviar Forge & Gallery in Louisville is hosting its second exhibition of artwork created by people who live or work in Kentucky.

    Organizers say they are interested in all media and want to hear from all artists, not just professionals. The last exhibit was limited to just the Cifton and Cresenthill neighborhoods, this time the exhibit is open to the entire state.

  • Grant writing seminar is April 10

    Taylor County community leaders, governmental officials and managers of non-profit organizations are invited to attend a seminar on grant writing and funding resource identification set for Thursday, April 10 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

  • Clean Taylor County ends Friday

    This year's Clean Taylor County event ends Friday.

    Unwanted items will be collected at the paved rear parking lot off West Main Street at the former Fruit of the Loom building. Signs will be posted.

    Items will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    The service is free to Taylor County residents and is sponsored by Taylor Fiscal Court. Those who participate must show a valid driver's license before they can dispose of their items.

    Items must be separated and easily accessed for unloading. No enclosed trucks or trailers will be allowed.

  • CU to host senior art exhibit

    Campbellsville University's next art exhibit will feature work by senior Alyssa Champagne of North Smithfield, R.I.

    The exhibit, titled "Florence, Form and Figure," will begin today in the Art Gallery.

    Champagne is an art major at CU with a minor in English. She graduated from North Smithfield Junior-Senior High School in 2004.

    "As a New England transplant, I am foremost an observer - a lover of the outdoors and the fresh perspective of travel - while each artistic medium stands as a means to express this beauty that inspires me," Champagne said.

  • WKU Steelband to perform at LWC

    The popular Western Kentucky University Steelband will return to Lindsey Wilson College for a concert Tuesday, April 1.

    The WKU Steelband, nicknamed "Red Hot Steel," will perform at 8 p.m. ET in W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall. The concert - which is part of the Lindsey Wilson Cultural Affairs Series - is free and open to the public.

    "This is a high-energy group that will lift your spirit," said LWC library director Phil Hanna, who also chairs the cultural affairs series. "The last time they performed on campus was extremely popular."

  • Lindsey Wilson to host Take Back the Night Rally

    A V-Day campaign event to stop violence against women and girls will be on the Lindsey Wilson College campus Tuesday, April 1.

    Catherine Wilson Center of Lindsey Wilson College & Regional Victim Services Program will present a screening of the V-Day documentary "Until the Violence Stops" at the second annual Take Back the Night Rally.

    The event will begin at 7 p.m. ET on the Lindsey Wilson College quad in Columbia.

    Events include a performance by "In Our Own Voices" from the VIP Center at the University of Kentucky.

  • Bowl for kids Sake is April 19-20

    Ten teams have already signed up for the annual Bowl for Kids Sake - to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters.

    Lanes will be reserved at Phillips Lanes on Saturday and Sunday, April 19-20 (at 2, 4 and 6 p.m.)

    A minimum of $60 in pledges is required for team members ($80 for a Bowl for Kids Sake T-shirt).

    Pledge sheets may be picked up at Phillips Lanes, the Central Kentucky News-Journal, the two Gate locations, the two FasTrack locations or by contacting Bob Belknap (bob.belknap@bbbs.org) or Ricky Burress (ricky_burress@yahoo.com).

  • TRH to host National Healthcare Decisions Day

    Taylor Regional Hospital, along with other national, state and community organizations, are leading a massive effort to highlight the importance of advance health care decision-making - an effort that has culminated in the formal designation of Wednesday, April 16 as National Healthcare Decisions Day.

  • Next arts series' event is April 10-11

    In 2006-2007, a "Home Roots Series" began as a part of the Central Kentucky Arts Series.

    Todd Parker brought The Youth Performing Arts School Percussion Ensemble to Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium. This season features John Paul Davenport, Campbellsville native, bringing his high school students from Oxford, Miss. to perform "The Chairs."

    On Thursday, April 10 and Friday, April 11, the Oxford students will present the play, "The Chairs," at 7 p.m. at the Campbellsville University Theatre.