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  • CU hosts annual juried student art show

    Kasey Ricketts

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will display entries in the annual juried student art show through Wednesday, April 30.

    The entries will be on display at the Pence-Chowning Art Gallery. Entry is free.

    Works of painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, sculpture, graphic design and other media will be on display.

    The juror for the competition was professional artist Page Candler.

  • KY 55 yard sale is April 25-27

    The sixth annual KY 55 yard sale is scheduled for April 25-27.

    There will be more than 100 miles of sales along KY 55 in Taylor, Carroll, Trimble, Henry, Shelby, Spencer, Nelson, Washington, Marion, Adair and Russell counties.

    Residents and businesses are welcome to join in the three-day sale. Those who would like to rent booth space can call Cherie Bleemel at (270) 465-2068. Cost is $36.

  • TRH health fair is June 14

    Taylor Regional Hospital will host its annual community health fair on Saturday, June 14, from 7:30 to 11 a.m. at Taylor County Middle School's gymnasium.

    For $15, those attending will receive several test results, including a complete blood count, a comprehensive metabolic profile, a coronary risk profile with cholesterol levels and thyroid stimulating hormone levels. A prostrate screening test will also be available for men at $10.

    Those undergoing blood testing should fast for 14 hours before their blood is drawn.

  • CU Derby Rose Gala to be broadcast live

    Lindey Young

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will host its sixth annual Derby Rose Gala on Monday, April 14, with live TV and radio production as well as live streaming through www.campbellsville.edu.

    "The gala is an important scholarship fundraising event, generating close to $106,000 for scholarships in the past five years," Benji Kelly, vice president for development, said.

    The gala is a black-tie optional event with a guest speaker, gourmet meal and silent auction.

  • TC Bank to host American Heart Association Heart Walk

    Taylor County Bank will host its annual American Heart Association Heart Walk on Wednesday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Miller Park walking track.

    The first 50 participants will receive a free goody bag. There will be various booths to visit and door prizes will be given to participants.

    All donations will go to the American Heart Association.

    For more information, contact Katie Stamps at (270) 465-4196.

  • CU cheer, mascot tryouts are April 25-26

    The award winning Campbellsville University Cheerleaders will host a two-day cheer and mascot tryout on Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26 in Powell Athletic Center.

    Coach Vanessa Adkins said a cheerleading clinic will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.

    CU cheerleaders have won four Mid-South Conference championships - three out of the last five - and have qualified for the NAIA championships for the past three years.

  • Campbellsville Youth Theatre group forms

    Children in the Taylor County community who want to act are in luck.

    Starting this month, Kentucky Classic Theatre will revive children's theatre under the name Campbellsville Youth Theatre.

    The first performance of the new theatre group will be Disney's "Sleeping Beauty Kids" at the end of the summer.

    The show will be conducted as a weekly performance class where students will learn elements of acting, singing and movement.

  • CU participating in 'The Bucket Project'

    Kevin Thomas

    Campbellsville University

    Buckets of love from Campbellsville University will soon be raining down on Africa.

    CU is participating in a campus-wide event known as The Bucket Project. The Bucket Project is an initiative to aid Southern Baptist missionaries in Africa in helping persons with HIV/AIDS, cancer, malaria, and other devastating diseases who are in the last stages of their illness.

  • Taylor County Homemakers to host blood drive

    Winter weather has taken its toll on the American Red Cross blood supply. Nearly 70 blood drives have been canceled in the River Valley region since the first winter storm on Dec. 6.

    Lindsay English, communications manager for the Red Cross, said the canceled drives equate to nearly 1,800 units of blood lost.

    "This has been one of the harder winters that we have experienced recently," English said. "When schools and businesses close, we have to shut down as well."

  • 'Incredible Colon' comes to Campbellsville on March 14

     

    Kentucky Cancer Program officials are encouraging everyone to Dress in Blue, the color of colon cancer awareness, and come to Walmart in Campbellsville on Friday, March 14, to tour the "Incredible Colon."

    The display, at 20 feet long and 10 feet wide, is so large that visitors can walk through it and see educational displays inside.

    The special event is as part of the fifth annual nationwide campaign to promote lifesaving colon cancer screening and March as National Colon Cancer Awareness Month.