• State senator, representative to host forum


    State Rep. John "Bam" Carney, R-Campbellsville, and State Sen. Sara Beth Gregory, R-Monticello, will host a legislative forum at Taylor County Courthouse on Monday, Jan. 20, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. to brief constituents on the 2014 legislative session. The forum is free and open to the public.

    "I'm looking forward to visiting with constituents in Taylor County and sharing information about the session," Gregory said.

  • CU to honor MLK legacy

    Kevin Thomas

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with guest speaker Dr. Forrest E. Harris, president of American Baptist College, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Ransdell Chapel.

    Greater Campbellsville United is a co-sponsor of the event, and Joshua Percell and Courageous will perform.

  • Taylor County Fair to feature new midway rides

    Taylor County Fair Association recently announced that a contract has been signed with a new company to provide the midway at next year's Taylor County Fair.

    The new contract is with Miller Spectacular Shows based in Greenbrier, Ark.

    "We are very excited to be bringing in what we believe will be a very high quality midway and hope this is the beginning of a long-term relationship for our fair and Miller Spectacular Shows," said Mike Litchfield, president of the Taylor County Fair Association.

  • Beyond the four walls


    One hill, one home, one heart at a time. That's the internal campaign pastor Dave Walters said is moving through Lowell Avenue Baptist Church and its surrounding community.

    About a year ago, the church mapped out nearby streets and assigned members of the congregation a street to walk through and pray for the people who live there.

  • 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.