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  • Richerson to celebrate birthday

    KJ Richerson of Campbellsville, who is undergoing treatments for a brain tumor, will celebrate his 12th birthday Monday, June 24.

    Friends and family members have set a goal to see that Richerson receives 1,000 birthday cards.

    Those who wish to send Richerson a card can write to him at KJ Richerson, Ronald McDonald House, 1907 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030.

  • 4-H hosts birdhouse workshop

     

    Taylor County 4-H hosted a free woodworking shop on May 23.

    Using wood and soda cans, students built and painted wren birdhouses with the option of entering them in a Taylor County Fair competition.

    To learn how to get involved in 4-H, contact Amanda Sublett, county extension agent for 4-H youth development, at 465-4511 or visit the 4-H Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TaylorCounty4h.

  • CU summer classes begin June 3

    There is still time to register for summer classes at Campbellsville University.

    June and June/July term classes begin June 3 and July and late summer term courses start July 1.

    Summer classes offer a way for students to get ahead and avoid the higher cost of tuition.

    "Attending summer school gives a student the opportunity to either catch up or get ahead toward their graduation goal," said Dave Walters, vice president for admissions and student services.

  • CU to have largest graduation ceremony ever

     

    Samantha Stevenson

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will have graduation ceremonies for its largest class of students on Friday and Saturday.

    Including the December graduates, the 2012-2013 class totals a record 647 students.

    Graduate students will receive their diplomas at 7 p.m. Friday in Ransdell Chapel with 170 students receiving degrees.

  • 'Taking Back' Drugs

     

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition partnered with local law enforcement and others to give residents an opportunity to dispose of unwanted and expired medications.

    According to Karen Hayes, coalition co-chair, 1,400 medications weighing 226 pounds were collected.

    Those who were unable to attend Saturday's drop off can bring unwanted medication, with the exception of injectibles and syringes, to a collection box in Campbellsville Police Department lobby.

  • Miles of bargains

     

    Shoppers searched for bargains last week at the annual KY 55 yard sale.

    The sale extended through several counties and vendors set up in Taylor County last Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

  • 'Get Fit Taylor County Week' is May 6-11

     

    Campbellsville Trail Town Task Force recently initiated "Get Fit Taylor County Week," which will be celebrated May 6-11.

    The week is funded by McDonald’s Corp. to gear up for an August Connextions event at Green River Lake State Park.

    The Task Force is dedicated to raise awareness about the benefits of exercise and the abundance of recreation opportunities in Taylor County through these events.

  • Author to speak at public library

     

    Author and Campbellsville native Janna McMahan will help celebrate the opening of the Taylor County Public Library, a library that she says was pivotal in her life.

    As an 11-year-old with a great desire to read, McMahan begged her parents to allow her to volunteer when Campbellsville opened its first community library.

    Decades later, McMahan will return to her hometown to help celebrate the opening of the new Taylor County Public Library.

  • President of Southern Baptist Convention to speak at CU

     

    Lucas Pennington

    Campbellsville University

    Fred Luter Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Convention, will speak at Campbellsville University's chapel service on Wednesday, April 10. The service will be at Ransdell Chapel and is free and open to the public.

  • Clean Taylor County is April 26

    A Clean Taylor County event will be Friday, April 26, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the paved back parking lot of the former Fruit of the Loom building.

    Those attending should enter and exit off West Main Street only. Signs will be posted.

    There may be a long line of those dropping off unwanted items, so organizers ask that those attending be patient and watch for traffic and workers.

    Those wishing to drop off items must be in line before 4 p.m.