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  • '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.

  • CU's veterans group to present program by 'Wounded Warrior'

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Semper Paratus Severe, the veterans’ club at CU, will present a program on post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and service dogs at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5, in Ransdell Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Color to Conquer is Saturday

     

    It's a way to fight obesity and cancer, and get a little color.

    Those passing by Miller Park on March 16 might see something a bit unusual. People will be sprayed with colored cornstarch as they compete in a 5K walk and run.

    And the event will raise money to fight two causes, obesity and children's cancer.

    Campbellsville's "Color to Conquer" walk and 5K run will be Saturday, March 16, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Miller Park. Registration begins at 7 a.m.

  • CU plans anti-slavery and sex trafficking campaign

    Samantha Stevenson

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's International Justice Mission Club has organized a week, March 11-15, dedicated to standing up against modern-day slavery and sex trafficking.

    The International Justice Mission is one of the coalition partners for the End-It-Movement, a campaign to help raise awareness and end slavery and human trafficking.

  • CU searching for 'grandparents' for 'Adopt-a-Grandparent' Day

    Rebekah Southwood

    Campbellsville University

    The annual "Adopt-a-Grandparent" Day is Tuesday, April 16.

    Campbellsville University English as a Second Language students are volunteering their time to help senior citizens with household projects in Taylor County.

    Last year more than 70 students participated. This year, the ESL Department hopes to find 12 to 15 senior citizens who would like eager students to help them with their household duties.