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  • CU to present aquatic symposium

    Campbellsville University is hosting the third annual Upper Green River Aquatic Fauna Symposium on Friday, April 18 at 1 p.m. in the Banquet Hall of the Student Union Building.

    Dr. Richie Kessler, associate professor of biology/environmental studies program coordinator, said the symposium is free and open to the public, especially for visiting researchers, faculty and students.

    The symposium schedule follows:

    - 1 to 1:10 p.m. - welcome and introduction.

  • Library to host Earth Day celebration

    The Taylor County Public Library will host an Earth Day celebration on Tuesday, April 22 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

    Stories, crafts and refreshments will be available.

    The library is now open until 8 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday.

    For more information, call Bonnie Webster at 465-2562.

  • LWC to offer cultural events that celebrate musical and medical pioneers

    Two upcoming events at Lindsey Wilson College will offer area residents an opportunity to enjoy compositions by musical pioneers and then learn about a medical pioneer from Kentucky.

    The Green River Trio will perform pieces by Joseph Haydn and Johannes Brahms on Sunday, April 20. Then on Tuesday, April 22, a living history event about medical pioneer Dr. Ephraim McDowell will be performed.

    Both events - which are part of the Lindsey Wilson Cultural Affairs Series - are free and open to the public.

  • Blood drive is April 18

    The Kentucky Blood Center is encouraging eligible blood donors to give at an upcoming blood drive and to bring a new blood donor along.

    Not only will blood donors help save the lives of Kentucky patients, they also will receive a free mini-physical.

    The next opportunity to donate will be Friday, April 18 at Forcht Bank on East Broadway from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment by calling (800) 775-2522.

  • Search is on for outstanding older worker

    Experience Works, the nation's largest training and employment organization for mature workers, is searching for Kentucky's outstanding older worker. Experience Works Prime Time Awards program is part of Experience Works' national effort to raise awareness of the contributions made by older individuals and to break down barriers associated with the hiring of all older workers. Outstanding older workers from every state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico will be honored in Washington, D.C., and in their home states for their contributions to the workforce and local communities.

  • GRM to host groundbreaking ceremony

    Last summer, Green River Ministries was approved for a $356,610 USDA grant and loan. GRM officials were presented with a check last August and will close on the grant/loan April 14.

    In honor of the closing, GRM is planning a groundbreaking ceremony for Wednesday, April 23 at 2 p.m.

    With the grant/loan funds, GRM plans to build an 8,000-square-foot building that will include an office complex to create a "one-stop shop" for those in the community to go to in their time of need. The new building will increase shelter capacity from one unit to five units.

  • Fannie Chapel to host conference

    Fannie Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will host the Louisville-Lexington District Conference on April 17-19.

    "We are overly excited about hosting this historic event in our church," stated Delmetria Cayson Combs, pastor.

    The community is invited to be a part of the Communion Worship Service on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m.

    "Please come worship with us, commune with us and enjoy the preached word of God that will be brought to us by our elected leader, Bishop E. Lynn Brown," Cayson Combs said.

  • Pancake breakfast is April 26

    The annual Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department pancake breakfast will be Saturday, April 26.

    Advance tickets are on sale for $4 at the fire station or from a firefighter. Tickets at the door will be $4.50.

    The breakfast will begin at 5 a.m. and end at noon.

    For more information, contact the fire department at 465-4131.

  • Relay for Life auction is April 18

    Acton Baptist Church will host a public auction and dinner to benefit Relay for Life on Friday, April 18 at 6 p.m.

    All proceeds collected will go toward Relay for Life.

    Items to be auctioned include handmade quilts, crafts, candles, tools, cakes, pies, gift certificates, oil changes, dinners, country ham and more.

    The dinner will include pinto beans and cornbread, chilidogs, drinks and desserts.

    Entertainment will be provided by children.

    The church is located at 250 Wooleyville Road in Acton.

  • 'Taylor's Got Talent' event will benefit Relay for Life

    Taylor County Relay for Life will have a community fundraising event Friday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Taylor County High School gymnasium.

    "Taylor's Got Talent" will feature performances, a silent auction and several Relay teams with booths selling items.

    Doors will open at 6 p.m.