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Today's Features

  • Kevin Spencer and Friends will be in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. For more information, call Tom Clark at 465-4091.

  • Do you know how it feels to be homeless? You'll get the chance April 18-19 on Campbellsville University's campus.

    Campbellsville University's Carver School of Social Work will present "Cardboard Nation: A Homeless Experience" beginning Friday, April 18 at 7 p.m. and continuing through 7 a.m. Saturday, April 19 on CU's Stapp Lawn.

    "Cardboard Nation's" purpose is to expose the public to the truth about homeless living with all proceeds from the event going to the Green River Ministries Homeless Shelter and Food Pantry.

  • Celebrating its 21st anniversary, the Heart of Kentucky Farm, Home & Garden Show in downtown Lebanon is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.

    The show will feature more than 80 exhibitors representing landscaping and nurseries, agriculture, livestock and farm equipment, cedar furniture, yard furniture, outdoor storage buildings, herb products, bird houses, handmade painted stained glass, a variety of arts and crafts, free trees, inside and outside home use products and Kentucky Proud products.

  • Kaviar Forge & Gallery in Louisville is hosting its second exhibition of artwork created by people who live or work in Kentucky.

    Organizers say they are interested in all media and want to hear from all artists, not just professionals. The last exhibit was limited to just the Cifton and Cresenthill neighborhoods, this time the exhibit is open to the entire state.

  • Taylor County community leaders, governmental officials and managers of non-profit organizations are invited to attend a seminar on grant writing and funding resource identification set for Thursday, April 10 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

  • This year's Clean Taylor County event ends Friday.

    Unwanted items will be collected at the paved rear parking lot off West Main Street at the former Fruit of the Loom building. Signs will be posted.

    Items will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    The service is free to Taylor County residents and is sponsored by Taylor Fiscal Court. Those who participate must show a valid driver's license before they can dispose of their items.

    Items must be separated and easily accessed for unloading. No enclosed trucks or trailers will be allowed.

  • Campbellsville University's next art exhibit will feature work by senior Alyssa Champagne of North Smithfield, R.I.

    The exhibit, titled "Florence, Form and Figure," will begin today in the Art Gallery.

    Champagne is an art major at CU with a minor in English. She graduated from North Smithfield Junior-Senior High School in 2004.

    "As a New England transplant, I am foremost an observer - a lover of the outdoors and the fresh perspective of travel - while each artistic medium stands as a means to express this beauty that inspires me," Champagne said.

  • The popular Western Kentucky University Steelband will return to Lindsey Wilson College for a concert Tuesday, April 1.

    The WKU Steelband, nicknamed "Red Hot Steel," will perform at 8 p.m. ET in W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall. The concert - which is part of the Lindsey Wilson Cultural Affairs Series - is free and open to the public.

    "This is a high-energy group that will lift your spirit," said LWC library director Phil Hanna, who also chairs the cultural affairs series. "The last time they performed on campus was extremely popular."

  • A V-Day campaign event to stop violence against women and girls will be on the Lindsey Wilson College campus Tuesday, April 1.

    Catherine Wilson Center of Lindsey Wilson College & Regional Victim Services Program will present a screening of the V-Day documentary "Until the Violence Stops" at the second annual Take Back the Night Rally.

    The event will begin at 7 p.m. ET on the Lindsey Wilson College quad in Columbia.

    Events include a performance by "In Our Own Voices" from the VIP Center at the University of Kentucky.

  • Ashley Lauren Gamm of Owenton and Samuel Ryan Newcomb of Frankfort exchanged wedding vows Sept. 2 at Florence Nature Park in Florence, Ky.

    Daven Watkins performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Paul and Lee Ann Gamm of Owenton.

    The groom is the son of Sam and Shiela Newcomb of Campbellsville. His grandmother is Opal Wood of Campbellsville.

    Alecia Hubbard of Owenton served as the maid of honor. Bridesmaid was Lyndsay Von Bokern of Palm Beach, Fla. Meg Gamm of Owenton served as the flower girl.