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  • CU orchestra concert is March 9

    The Campbellsville University orchestra will present the second annual "Concerto Concert" on Sunday, March 9 at 3 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel.

    The program will include two solo presentations by graduate students and two selections by the full orchestra.

  • CU searches for art scholarship recipients

    Campbellsville University is searching for talented high school seniors to compete for two art scholarships worth a total of $12,000.

    The university's annual art scholarship competition and workshop will be Saturday, April 5 beginning at 9 a.m. in room 100 of the new art building across from Gosser Fine Arts Center on campus.

    Performance grant scholarships will also be awarded to other students who might not be chosen for the competitive art scholarships.

  • Special collections reading room hours announced

    The Special Collections Reading Room of the Kentucky Historical Society is providing researchers appointment-only hours on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

    The new hours began March 3.

    The Special Collections Reading Room will also be open to walk-in researchers from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. The Reading Room is closed Saturday through Monday. Hours in the Martin F. Schmidt Library at the Kentucky Historical Society remain the same, open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.

  • CU to host art exhibit through March 21

    Tennessee artist Ed Taylor, formerly of Campbellsville, will host an exhibit titled "As The Bowl Turns," at Campbellsville University through March 21.

    A reception is set for Saturday, March 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Art Gallery, located across from Gosser Fine Arts Center.

    The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

  • Antique and craft fair is March 1-2

    Antique and craft dealers from all over the state will create a shopping and viewing delight March 1-2.

    The 2008 Antique & Craft Fair will feature more than two dozen arts and crafts booths with furniture, pottery, antique jewelry, antique lamps, collectible glassware, unique crafts and more. There will be a bake sale all weekend and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

    The show will take place in the Centre Square Convention Center in historic downtown Lebanon.

  • CU to host noted theologian

    Dr. William Brackney, distinguished professor of Christian theology and ethics at Acadia Divinity College in Canada, will be the Baptist Heritage Series lecturer at Campbellsville University on Monday, March 3.

    Brackney's address is at 7 p.m. in the classroom of Ransdell Chapel. His topic is "Tradition is Not All Bad, Even for Baptists!" The public is invited to his presentation.

    Brackney will also be appearing on a Dialogue on Public Issues broadcast that is shown on CU's TV 4/Cable Channel 10.

  • Benefit auction, gospel singing is Saturday

    An auction and gospel singing to benefit Greensburg residents Wayne and Jane Pruitt is Saturday at the Exie Fire Department in Greensburg.

    Money collected will go toward Wayne Pruitt's medical expenses.

    Chili, beans, cornbread and hot dogs will be served at 5 p.m. ET. Homemade cakes and pies will be auctioned.

    Gospel singing, featuring the First Service Band, Gods Mighty Angels and Community Baptist Church Family, will begin at 6 p.m. ET.

    To donate a cake or pie to be auctioned, call (270) 932-3073 or (270) 432-4217.

  • Literature and public policy to be discussed at LWC

    Area residents will have two chances next week to hear two views of Kentucky from different corners.

    Kentucky Poet Laureate Jane Gentry Vance will speak about "Creating the Soul of Kentucky: Kentucky Poems," on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

    And then on Thursday, Feb. 28, Amy L. Watts of the Kentucky Long-Term Policy Research Center will address "Progress and Investments in Kentucky Education: How Far Has Post-Reform Kentucky Progressed and What Are Cost-Effective Next Steps for Continued Progress?"

  • CU effort seeks World War II vets' stories

    More than a half-century ago, they traveled thousands of miles from home to defend the world against tyranny. Many never returned. Those who survived World War II went on with their lives, contributing to the communities they call home.

    Time is catching up with these veterans. On average, 1,100 World War II veterans die each day, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. With them die their stories of courage during a time of great uncertainty and a challenge to global peace and democracy.

  • CHS chili supper rescheduled

    The Campbellsville High School junior class chili supper originally scheduled for Friday, Feb. 8 has been rescheduled for Friday, Feb. 22 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

    The supper will be in the CHS cafeteria and will benefit the CHS junior prom.

    For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact any CHS junior or parent.