Today's Features

  • Pregnant? If so, you are invited to a Kids Now educational program titled "The No's of Pregnancy" on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

    Those who attend the program, hosted by the Central Kentucky Crisis Pregnancy Center, will receive a gift bag for their baby and chances to win other prizes. A light lunch will be provided for moms and a guest.

    For more information, or to make a reservation, call 465-4330 or (866) 213-8739.


  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church along with the Central Kentucky Crisis Pregnancy Center will host a "Walk for the Holy Innocents" on Saturday, Nov. 1 beginning at 10 a.m.

    The walk will begin with prayer and speakers at the Pregnancy Center, located at 319 Maple St., and conclude with a reception at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, located at the corner of North Central Avenue and University Drive.

    The walk will be about 1 mile in length. Everyone is encouraged to participate in support of the dignity of human life, especially the unborn.


  • John-Mark Hack, executive director of the educational campaign "Say No to Casinos," will be the speaker at Campbellsville University's chapel series Wednesday, Oct. 22 at Ransdell Chapel at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend.

    Hack serves as director of governmental affairs for the Kentucky American Water Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Water Works. Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest investor-owned water and wastewater utility company in the United Sates.

  • On Saturday, Oct. 25, the Hiestand House-Taylor County Museum will host a dedication of the museum's springhouse.

    A tour of the museum, springhouse and the newly constructed two-pen log servants' quarters will follow.

    The springhouse was given in memory of Richard Stewart Hiestand, son of Dr. C.V. Hiestand, by his daughters, Jonna Hiestand Mendez, Holly Hiestand Richardson and Heidi Hiestand Valbusa.

  • Great fun for players of all skill levels, the DIS-Conformity Tour will arrive in Lebanon on Saturday, Oct. 25.

    The open disc golf tournament will be played at Graham Memorial Park's 18-hole course.

    There are two stages of competition - singles and doubles. Singles play in the morning and doubles play a scramble format in the afternoon. Players can compete in one or both events.

  • If you have been feeling a bit stressed lately, an upcoming event at Lindsey Wilson College may be just what you need.

    On Tuesday, Oct. 21, the college will offer "Cooling Down the Stress Soup," a workshop designed to help busy people learn how to manage stress.

    The event will begin at 8 p.m. ET in W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall. The workshop - which is part of the 2008-2009 Lindsey Wilson Cultural Affairs Series - is free and open to the public.

  • Campbellsville University's Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy will feature discussions on America's fiscal straits, presidential politics and an analysis of the 2008 election during CU's fall semester.

    "We have an exciting group of highly intellectual people who will lead the discussions for KHIPP in the fall," said John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, who is the KHIPP founder.

  • In recognition of Make a Difference Day on Saturday, Oct. 25, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible donors to help make a difference in the lives of patients around the country by scheduling an appointment to donate blood.

    Every year, nearly 5 million people in the United States need a blood transfusion. The Red Cross relies on volunteer blood donors to help ensure that the right blood is available for the right patient at the right time.

  • A "focusing on treatment and care" conference will be Thursday and Friday, Oct. 16-17 in Cranmer Dining Center at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia.

    The event, sponsored by The Adanta Group Regional Victim Services Program, will feature several sessions.

    Topics to be discussed include human trafficking, feminist theory, substance abuse, play therapy, motivational interviewing foundation, the problem of slavery, autism awareness, keys to effective communication, ethics and therapeutic boundaries, domestic violence, Internet safety and more.

  • Nationally-known author and health educator Jennifer White will present weight loss tips and ways to keep weight off in an upcoming free seminar.

    In addition to learning effective weight loss methods, participants will watch White prepare healthy and delicious dishes and receive samples.

    White has been featured on local as well as international television programs and has lectured throughout the United States.

    The free five-class seminar, hosted by Calvary Seventh-Day Adventist Church, ends Oct. 17 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Taylor County Public Library.