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  • Kentucky Woodlots conference is Feb. 20

    Kentucky landowners, farmers, foresters, policymakers and others who have an interest in woodlands can learn more about alternative fuel sources, carbon markets, ecotourism and other issues at a state conference in Somerset.

    Some of the leading experts in the field of forestry will be speaking at "Kentucky Woodlot$: Capture the Value" conference Wednesday, Feb. 20 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset. The conference, sponsored by 15 stakeholders, will explore the latest market trends on how to reach and "capture" the maximum value of America's forests and woodlands.

  • LWC students to raise world hunger awareness

    A group of Lindsey Wilson College students hope to raise the region's awareness about world hunger by going hungry for 30 hours next week.

    Lindsey Wilson will be among dozens of colleges and universities who will participate in the 30 Hour Famine on Feb. 21-22. Sponsored by World Vision, the event asks participants to fast for 30 hours because that's the average time a child in a poor country goes between meals. Participants are permitted to drink water and juices, but they abstain from foods.

  • CU to host art exhibit through Feb. 29

    Cayce Davenport of Columbia, an art teacher at Pulaski County High School, is displaying paintings in various media at Campbellsville University's Art Gallery through Feb. 29.

    The exhibit, which is Davenport's first one-person show, is free and open to the public.

    "My roots are here in south central Kentucky, though I have done a great deal of travel and living abroad," Davenport said. She is working toward a master's degree from California State University in art history.

    Davenport's bachelor's degree is from the University of Kentucky in art education.

  • Next KHIPP event focuses on Abraham Lincoln

    Campbellsville University's Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy will host "The Legacy of Abraham Lincoln, Relevancy for the 21st Century" on Monday, Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Little Auditorium of the Student Union Building as a part of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration.

    The event is free and open to the public.

    The statewide celebration officially kicks off at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site in Hodgenville.

  • U of L president to speak at fundraiser

    Ricky Sparkman, Friends of Scouting chair for Taylor County, recently announced that the Taylor County campaign benefiting the Boy Scouts in Taylor County will have its annual fundraising event Tuesday, Feb. 19.

    The event will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Student Activity Center on the Campbellsville University campus.

  • 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.

  • Library to host "Evening with the Presidents"

    The Taylor County Public Library will host an "Evening with the Presidents" on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

    The event is from 5 to 7 p.m. and will feature stories and crafts for children, refreshments and an appearance by a special guest.

    The extended library hours will offer those who attend full library services, including books and magazines, Internet access and audio recordings.

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

  • Taylor Regional Hospital to offer 'Fun Foods for Kids' class

    Children need proper nutrients to grow strong and healthy, but treats and serving sizes also need to be limited so that children will not develop weight and health problems.

    Taylor Regional Hospital will offer a free class, "Fun Foods for Kids," from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 at the TRH Learning & Resource Center at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville.

    The class will be presented by Carrie Phillips, a registered dietitian.

  • "ESL in the Community" classes continue

    The Department of English as a Second Language at Campbellsville University will continue its "ESL in the Community" classes.

    Classes will be offered through May on two mornings a week, Mondays and Thursdays, at 9 a.m., in Room 101 of the Ransdell Chapel.

    Classes are free, open to the public and taught by university-trained personnel.

    The department is especially interested in being able to provide this community service on an even broader basis, especially to those in agriculturally related work who may need instruction at a very beginning level.

  • Historical Society to meet Feb. 19

    Members of the Taylor County Middle School Student Technology Leadership Program will provide the program for the Taylor County Historical Society's next meeting Tuesday, Feb. 19.

    The students will present a multimedia, searchable presentation on Taylor County history, a presentation they will be entering in state competition later this year.

    SaVannah Rash, recent winner of the Abraham Lincoln Speech Contest, will participate in the presentation.