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  • CU turns 100-year-old oak tree into praying hands

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    A 100-year-old oak tree on Campbellsville University's Stapp Lawn is now an 8-foot, 2,000- to 3,000-pound set of praying hands.

    Rob Peterson, a Louisville chainsaw artist, carved the praying hands for the university. It will be placed outside the pergola between the Administration Building and Stapp Lawn.

  • BWP to visit schools, celebrate women's equality day

     

    Campbellsville Business and Professional Women's Club members will visit local high schools Tuesday, Aug. 26, to encourage students to register to vote in honor of the day being Women's Equality Day.

    Last week, club members joined Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young as he signed a proclamation proclaiming tomorrow as "Women's Equality Day" in Campbellsville.

  • Annual lakeshore cleanup is Sept. 20

    This year's annual Green River Lakeshore cleanup is Saturday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon.

    Those who would like to participate in the trash pickup should come to the Smith Ridge Boat Ramp, State Park Pavilion, Site One Boat Ramp or the Holmes Bend Boat Ramp.

    Lunch will be served and prizes given away at 12:30 p.m. at the Green River Lake State Park picnic shelter at the state park.

    Volunteer boat drivers are needed to man boats for the event. Drivers are also needed for the fishing with a veteran event on Saturday, Oct. 4.

  • CU to host auditions for 'Dolly Parton's 9 to 5!'

    Campbellsville University's Theater Department will host auditions for the musical, "Dolly Parton's 9 to 5!" on Monday, Aug. 25, and Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 6:30 p.m. at CU's Russ Mobley Theater.

    The musical is based on a movie of the same name, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. The plot involves three women - an overworked office manager, a jilted wife and an objectified secretary - who conspire to depose their smarmy boss and begin making woman-friendly changes in the workplace.

  • Annual festival offers photo workshop

    The annual fall heritage festival at The Homeplace on Green River will be Saturday, Sept. 6.

    The festival will feature a photo workshop by Lindsey Wilson College professor David Goguen. There will be sessions from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m.

    Homeplace officials ask for a $5 donation for parking, but there is no charge for the workshop or for many of the other activities at the festival.

    Goguen is an experienced photography teacher and this will be his third year leading a photo workshop at the festival.

  • CU music professors to perform at National Flute Convention

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Three Campbellsville University music faculty members have been invited to perform at the National Flute Convention on Aug. 7-10 in Chicago, Ill.

    Dr. Lisa McArthur, professor of music, will play flute. Dr. William Budai, associate professor of piano, will play piano and Saulo DeAlmeida, instructor in music, will perform on the cello.

    They will perform "Trio, opus 86" by Nikolai Kapustin at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, in Chicago.

  • Taylor County Farmers' Market expands

    Taylor County's Farmers' Market has expanded.

    Local farmer Jacky Pierce will set up shop at the corner of South Court Street and Commercial Street selling produce starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays through October. Pierce will offer fresh vegetables for sale till 5 p.m.

    The market will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its home location on KY 210, near Taylor County Animal Shelter, through October.

    For more information, call the Taylor County Cooperative Extension Office at (270) 465-4511.

  • TCHS Class of 1994 to host reunion

    Taylor County High School Class of 1994 will host a 20-year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 18.

    For more information, call Amy Carney Farmer at (270) 465-7056.

  • 'Guys and Dolls' to be performed at CU

     

    Kentucky Classic Theatre will present "Guys and Dolls" in Russ Mobley Theater at Campbellsville University on July 31 through Aug. 2 at 7:30 p.m.

    The show features local and professional actors/singers, as well as a live orchestra.

  • Smoke-Free road trip comes to Campbellsville

    Smoke-Free Kentucky is going on a road trip and will be making stops across the state on the way to the annual Fancy Farm Picnic.

    A special Smoke-Free Kentucky van will be decked out and crossing the commonwealth through Saturday.

    The bus will be in Campbellsville today, Thursday, July 31, at 11 a.m. on East Main Street.

    Smoke-Free Kentucky officials will work toward making 2015 the year to pass a comprehensive, smoke-free workplace law.