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  • Annual parade to feature 'Christmas Wonderland' theme

    Calen McKinney

    reporter@cknj.com

    Organizers hope changes made to this year's annual Christmas parade down Main Street will encourage more people to participate.

    Organizer Jon Hawkins says participation has slacked in the past few years, possibly because of inclement weather.

    The annual parade will be Saturday, Dec. 3. Line up will begin at 5:30 p.m. in front of Jackson Tower. The parade will begin at 6:15 p.m.

    Hawkins says the theme of the parade is "Christmas Wonderland."

  • CU to present 'Gianni Schicchi' opera

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Opera Workshop will present "Gianni Schicchi" (pronounced Johnny skee kee) on Saturday, Nov. 19, through Monday, Nov. 21, in The Gheens Recital Hall.

    Performances will be at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, and Monday, Nov. 21, with a Sunday, Nov. 20, matinee at 3 p.m.

    Everyone is invited to the free performances. Seating is first come, first served.

  • CU to present 'The Singing Princess'

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    "The Singing Princess," a stage adaptation of the popular children's book of the same name, will be produced in the Russ Mobley Theater of the Alumni Building at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18.

    The production is free and open to the public.

    Starr Garrett, artistic director of the play, said theater personnel encourage parents to read the book with their children and then take them to the production.

  • CU to host food drive for food pantry

    Natasha Janes

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is hosting "A Day of Giving" on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Other partners are radio stations Q-104 and K-Country 105.7; Asbury United Methodist Church and The GADDCO Group.

    "A Day of Giving" is a food drive for the Taylor County Food Pantry at Green River Ministries.

  • East Campbellsville Church of God to host Thanksgiving dinner

    East Campbellsville Church of God will host a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for the community on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 4 p.m.

    Cost for adults is $6.50. Children ages 4 to 10 will pay $3 and children younger than 4 will be admitted free.

    The traditional meal will include turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, coleslaw, rolls, cranberry sauce, homemade desserts, tea, lemonade and coffee.

    The dinner will be at the church's campground on Palestine Road.

    Carryout is available by calling 465-7400.

  • Homemaker bazaar is Saturday, Nov. 19

    Taylor County Extension Homemakers will host its annual bake sale and bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    There will be breakfast foods, bean soup, chili, cornbread, fried apple pies, decorations, crafts, gifts and more available.

    The Taylor County Homemaker 70th Anniversary Cookbook will be for sale.

    Santa will be available for photos from 10 a.m. to noon, with those attending bringing their own cameras. Donations will be accepted.

    For more information, call 465-4511.

  • CU to host food drive for food pantry

    Natasha Janes

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is hosting "A Day of Giving" on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Other partners are radio stations Q-104 and K-Country 105.7; Asbury United Methodist Church and The GADDCO Group.

    "A Day of Giving" is a food drive for the Taylor County Food Pantry at Green River Ministries.

  • CU to host Jill Frost

     

    Gerry James

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Public Relations Student Society of America will host Jill Gorin Frost, founder of Frost Public Relations, on Monday, Nov. 14, at 4 p.m. in the atrium of the Badgett Academic Support Center.

    Frost is a native of Green County, and is the daughter of Walt and Ann Gorin, publishers of the Greensburg Record-Herald, where she also serves as senior feature writer.

  • Club searching for Santa's Helper

    The Kiwanis Club is seeking the person who most embodies the Christmas spirit every day, all year long. And the club will name the person this year's Santa's Helper Award winner.

    Nominate the person in a letter explaining why he or she is deserving of this year's Santa's Helper award. The winner of the award will be decided by a Campbellsville Kiwanis Club committee.

  • CKAS series events continue Nov. 15

    The Central Kentucky Arts Series will present Octavia Sexton on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at Campbellsville University's Russ Mobley Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults and $3 for children.

    Sexton tells "jack" tales, which have been around for about 800 years. They are about a character named Jack who has amusing adventures.

    She also tells "haint" tales, which are scary stories passed on from Sexton's ancestors. She learned these tales while growing up in the hills of Appalachia.