• CU Concert Chorus to present 'Gloria'

    Natasha Janes

    Campbellsville University

    The Campbellsville University School of Music will present a performance of Vivaldi's "Gloria" by the Concert Chorus on Monday, Nov. 28, at 8 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel.

    Dr. David Hedrick, assistant professor of music at Campbellsville University, directs the chorus, but this performance will be under the direction of special guest conductor Dr. Robert Gaddis, dean of the School of Music and conductor of the University Orchestra.

  • CU to host executive director of the Lord's Kitchen


    Natasha Janes

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will host Sam C. Watene, a CU graduate who serves as executive director of The Lord's Kitchen in Louisville, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 10 a.m. in Ransdell Chapel.

    Chapel is free and open to the public.

  • Lovely in Danger


    Dickens Christmas and the Heart of Kentucky Holiday Festival will have a new addition to their festivities this year.

    "Lovely in Danger," a new old-fashioned melodrama, will be performed during the weekend of both celebrations. The first performances will be at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Dec. 2, at Angelic Hall in Lebanon.

  • Blood drive planned for Nov. 25

    Thanksgiving traditionally marks the beginning of the holiday season. The American Red Cross often sees blood donations decrease during this time of year, while the need for blood remains constant.

    To help ensure that there is a stable blood supply during the holiday season, the Red Cross depends on generous volunteer donors to give blood.

    A blood drive in Taylor County has been planned for Friday, Nov. 25, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Kroger on Campbellsville Bypass.

  • Bethel Church to host Thanksgiving dinner

    For many years now, Bethel First Presbyterian Church has hosted a free Thanksgiving dinner for the community.

    The traditional meal will be served on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 24, in the church's fellowship hall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Bethel First Presbyterian Church is located at 502 E. Main St. All those in the community are welcome to the dinner.

    Those who need transportation should call the church office at 465-7091. Meals can also be delivered to shut-ins.

  • Legg interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'


    Hilda Legg, vice chair of Broadband Properties magazine, a 1974 graduate of Campbellsville University who has served in the Rural Utilities Service and in the Appalachian Regional Commission in Washington, D.C., was recently interviewed by Campbellsville University's John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president of CU, on WLCU-TV for the "Dialogue on Public Issues" show.

  • Annual parade to feature 'Christmas Wonderland' theme

    Calen McKinney


    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.