• CU Concert Band to perform with TCHS

    Christina L. Kern

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University and Taylor County High School Concert Bands will perform in a joint concert, Thursday, March 1, at 7 p.m. in Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel.

    The event is free and open to the public.

    Campbellsville University's Concert Band will perform under the direction of Jennifer L. Tinnell, director of bands/instructor in music, and Dr. G. Scott Bersaglia, assistant director of bands/assistant professor of music.

  • Blood drives planned for March 9 and 10

    Across the country, the American Red Cross is reminding communities that March is Red Cross Month, a time to commemorate Red Cross involvement.

    Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. By making an appointment to donate blood this month, residents can help the Red Cross meet the needs of patients in the community and across the nation.

    Thanks to the everyday support of blood and platelet donors, the Red Cross can help ensure every patient has the blood products they need, no matter when or where they are needed.

  • Free diabetes classes scheduled

    Several free "Living Well With Diabetes" classes have been planned at the Taylor County Health Department.

    Each will provide information on healthy eating, medications, problem solving, activity and reducing health risks.

    Sessions will be from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, March 6, 13, 20 and 27 and Tuesdays, May 1, 8, 15 and 22.

  • Anti-drug coalition soliciting donations

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition strives to keep youth free of alcohol, tobacco and drugs, while promoting healthy decisions and encouraging low-risk choices.

    Prom is one of the highlights of a high school student's life. Decisions made at prom could have lasting consequences. Prom breakfast is designed to give students a place to gather after prom to have fun without drinking.

    During each prom breakfast, the coalition likes to recognize Campbellsville and Taylor County students who choose a drug-free evening by offering incentives.

  • Girl Scouts to host 100-year celebration

    It's been 100 years since Juliet Lowe first founded Girl Scouts and local Girl Scout Troop 451 will host a celebration.

    All former Girl Scouts are invited to be a part of the event. For more information, call (270) 643-4911 after 3 p.m.

  • CU Carver School of Social Work and Counseling to have open house

    Christina L. Kern

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Carver School of Social Work and Counseling is hosting an open house for persons interested in the professional careers offered by the school on Thursday, March 1, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Somerset.

    The event is free and open to the public.

  • GCU to host family history workshop

    Greater Campbellsville United, Adair County Public Library and Adair County Genealogical Society will host a black family history workshop on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Adair County Public Library.

    Seasoned researchers will be available to help participants navigate their family trees.

    For more information, or to register, call (270) 384-2472.

  • CU to host Sherre Miller Bishop at chapel service


    Natasha Janes

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will host Sherre Miller Bishop, a Christian dramatist, speaker and writer, at chapel service on Wednesday, Feb. 29.

    Chapel is hosted in Ransdell Chapel on campus at 10 a.m. every Wednesday and is free and open to the public.

  • 'We Card' tobacco training is March 2

    The Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition and the Central Kentucky Agency for Substance Abuse Policy Local Board will offer "We Card" tobacco vendor education training on Friday, March 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 104 Roberts Road. Lunch will be provided.

    "We Card" is the most comprehensive and recognizable national tobacco training and education program at this time. It teaches the merchant/sales associate how to prevent illegal tobacco sales and how to handle an underage customer.

  • Talent contest to raise money for Green County prom

    Green County High School will host a musical talent contest to raise money for its prom.

    The contest will be Saturday, March 3, at 5 p.m. EST at the GCHS gymnasium.

    There will be three age categories, including 10 and younger, 11 to 15 and 16 and older.

    The first-place winners in each category will win $50 cash, a trophy, and will get to record their winning song at Krystal Music in Campbellsville.

    There will be a $20 entry fee for all contestants, with proceeds going to the prom. Deadline to enter is Monday, Feb. 27.