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  • Retired teachers to meet Tuesday, Sept. 17

     

    Taylor County Retired Teacher's Association officers for this year are Elise Mohan, president; Anita Smith, secretary; Joyce Dunlap, vice president and Carole Whitley, treasurer.

    This year's first meeting will be Tuesday, Sept. 17, at Creek Side Restaurant at 10:30 a.m.

    Any Kentucky retired teacher living in Taylor County is welcome to attend and can pay the $10 annual dues at the meeting.

  • The Oak Ridge Boys to perform at CU

     

    The Oak Ridge Boys will perform at Campbellsville University Monday, Oct. 28, at 8 p.m. in Ransdell Chapel as part of their 40th Anniversary Tour.

    Buzz Cason, a member of the CU Board of Trustees and American rock singer, songwriter, producer and author, will perform a pre-concert before The Oak Ridge Boys take the stage.

    Proceeds from the concert will go to CU's Scholarship Fund to benefit students' educations at CU.

    Special VIP tickets are available at $125 each and will include a meet-and-greet session before the concert.

  • 'Annie Get Your Gun'

     

    Campbellsville University and Town Hall productions presented "Annie Get Your Gun" recently at CU's Russ Mobley Theater, with several Campbellsville residents participating.

  • Cast announced for 'Annie Get Your Gun'

     

    Campbellsville University's Theater Department and Town Hall Productions have announced the cast of "Annie Get Your Gun" for five showings on July 4-7 at CU's Russ Mobley Theater in the Alumni Building.

    The show will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 4, at 7 p.m. Friday, July 5, at 2:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday, July 6, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 7.

  • 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.