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Today's Features

  • Campbellsville University is hosting the third annual Upper Green River Aquatic Fauna Symposium on Friday, April 18 at 1 p.m. in the Banquet Hall of the Student Union Building.

    Dr. Richie Kessler, associate professor of biology/environmental studies program coordinator, said the symposium is free and open to the public, especially for visiting researchers, faculty and students.

    The symposium schedule follows:

    - 1 to 1:10 p.m. - welcome and introduction.

  • The Taylor County Public Library will host an Earth Day celebration on Tuesday, April 22 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

    Stories, crafts and refreshments will be available.

    The library is now open until 8 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday.

    For more information, call Bonnie Webster at 465-2562.

  • Two upcoming events at Lindsey Wilson College will offer area residents an opportunity to enjoy compositions by musical pioneers and then learn about a medical pioneer from Kentucky.

    The Green River Trio will perform pieces by Joseph Haydn and Johannes Brahms on Sunday, April 20. Then on Tuesday, April 22, a living history event about medical pioneer Dr. Ephraim McDowell will be performed.

    Both events - which are part of the Lindsey Wilson Cultural Affairs Series - are free and open to the public.

  • Taylor County Ministerial Association will host a National Day of Prayer breakfast on Thursday, May 1.

    The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. in Campbellsville University's Winters Dining Hall.

    Everyone is invited to join other community members in a time of fellowship and prayer.

    RSVP is requested, no later than April 25, to the Rev. Bill Henderson, pastor of Friendship Baptist Church, at billhend@isp.com.

  • Soule's Chapel United Methodist Church will host its 50th homecoming on Sunday, April 20.

    The Rev. Roger McKinney, pastor, will deliver the message while "Living by Faith" will provide special music.

    Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m. A potluck meal is at 1 p.m. followed by worship and praise at 2 p.m.

    For more information, call 465-2196.

  • Have you heard the parable of the Happy Meal? Author John Ortberg tells it in his book, "Love Beyond Reason."

    Briefly, a little girl discovers the incredible bliss of Happy Meals and begs her parents to buy her one.

    She knew it was more than just "fries, McNuggets and a dinosaur stamp," but happiness itself and she didn't think she could live without it. She was convinced she had a little "McVacuum at the core of her soul" and her heart "would not find rest until it found rest in a Happy Meal."

  • The Spencers from Mansfield, Ohio will be in concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 20 at South Summersville Baptist Church. The church is located on KY 61. For more information, call (270) 932-5419 or (270) 932-4726. Everyone is welcome.

  • First General Baptist Church will host a revival beginning Monday, April 21 and continuing through Saturday, April 26.

    On Monday and Tuesday, open prayer service will take place from 5 to 8 each night. From Wednesday through Friday, Bro. Dickie Rodgers will be preaching nightly at 7.

    On Saturday, April 26, Steadfast will be in concert and the youth service will feature Greg Estes speaking. Snacks will be provided by the church following the service.

    For more information about the revival or to schedule a ride, call Bro. Richard Douglas at 789-9614.

  • Cross Over Ministries will present a gospel singing tomorrow evening at the Taylor County Senior Center.

    The event will feature the legendary Carson Howard, a singer, songwriter, recording artist and evangelist. Joining him in the concert will be Cross Over, Russ Milby and other local talents.

    The concert will begin at 7 p.m. at the center, which is located at 110 S. Jackson St. in Campbellsville (next to Jackson Tower).

    Admission price is three non-perishable canned goods.

    For more information, contact Cross Over Ministries at (270) 405-6534.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    April 23, 2008

    Julie Wright will celebrate her 80th birthday with a reception given in her honor on Sunday.

    Anthony Humphress has been named an admissions assistant for the 1998-1999 year at Transylvania University.

    Members of the Campbellsville High School Future Homemakers of America went to Louisville for the state meeting April 6-9.

    Boy Scout Troop 359 went on an Easter Bunny hike on April 11, covering 10.3 miles along with Windy Eastridge and North Loop trails at Green River Lake State Park.