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  • CU graduation ceremonies are Dec. 13

    Lucas Pennington

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will have two commencement ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., in Ransdell Chapel, when 196 graduates will receive diplomas.

  • CU invites residents on trip to Israel and Jordan

    Kasey Ricketts

    Campbellsville University

    Taylor County residents are invited to take an 11-day inspirational tour of Israel and Jordan.

    Dr. Scott Wigginton, professor of pastoral ministries and counseling at Campbellsville University, said the group will be leaving from Nashville, Tenn., on an overnight flight to Jordan on March 1. They will arrive back home on March 11.

    The last day to reserve a spot on the trip is Sunday, Dec. 15.

  • CU's annual Tapestry concert is Dec. 6

    Jose Soriano

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's ninth annual Tapestry Concert, its "gift to the community," will be at Ransdell Chapel on Friday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

    "This concert, which includes performances by almost all of the School of Music, is considered a 'gift to the community,'" Dr. Lisa McArthur, professor of music, said.

  • 'A Christmas Carol' to be performed on CU campus

    Campbellsville University Theater and Town Hall Productions will present "A Christmas Carol" at CU's Russ Mobley Theater, beginning Thursday, Dec. 5.

    The performance is sponsored by Ancil Reynolds Used Cars, Ken Keltner State Farm, Wise Dentistry for Kids and Brothers Barbecue.

    The play will be performed Thursday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 7, at 2:30 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 8, Saturday, Dec. 14, and Sunday, Dec. 15, at 2:30 p.m.

  • Beyond the four walls

     

    From cleaning gutters to fixing storm doors to providing school supplies, Pastor Jamie Bennett says a lot of great things have been happening since the congregation of Green River Memorial Baptist Church has made taking care of its members a main priority.

    With each Sunday school class being encouraged to take on individual ministry projects, Bennett says the church has realized the value of working from within.

  • CKAS season continues with 'Messiah'

    The Central Kentucky Arts Series season will continue on Sunday, Nov. 17, with what might be the largest performance in the series' history.

    The Campbellsville University School of Music will combine with the CKAS to perform Handel's "Messiah" at Campbellsville Baptist Church at 6 p.m. The event is free and the public is invited.

    Dr. Tony Cunha, president of the CKAS and dean of the School of Music, will direct the program.

    Many well known songs will be performed, including the famous "Hallelujah" chorus.

  • Multiple sclerosis group forms

    She wants to get people together, those who have the disease and those who care for those who do.

    Campbellsville resident Peggy Richardson is creating a support group for those who have multiple sclerosis. The group's first meeting will be Monday at Taylor County Public Library at 6:30 p.m.

    According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, multiple sclerosis is a chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system.

  • CU to honor JFK anniversary on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'

     

    Yvonne Matheas

    Campbellsville University

    Fifty years after the assassination of president John F. Kennedy, Campbellsville University's TV channel WLCU will air an interview with Dr. Damon Eubank, chair of the Division of Social Science and professor of history, and Dr. Wendy Davis, associate professor of History, about the assassination and its effect on America.

  • Beyond the four walls

     

    The church is the only organization Larry "Fella" Wilson, senior minister at Woodlawn Christian Church, knows of whose members' main purpose is to serve those who are not members. He said churches today are realizing the importance of taking care of the community outside of the church.

    Wilson said the No. 1 role of every church is to lead a community to salvation. But in order to get a person outside the church to come inside, Wilson said Christians must be willing to go outside and get them.

  • Extension office offers piggy bank pageants

    Taylor County Extension Office is offering a chance to go "hog wild" and celebrate the Kentucky Saves initiative.

    Residents can use their creativity to make a piggy bank and save their change.

    Banks in Taylor County are hosting preliminary pageants for separate age groups.

    Take a "piggy bank" to one of the locations below by Dec. 3 for display and judging.

    After Dec. 3, winners from each group will be taken to the Taylor County Extension Office where a county winner will be selected.