Today's Features

  • Dr. Gordon Weddle, professor of biology and director of Clay Hill Memorial Forest, will deliver a faculty colloquium at 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 14 titled "Enchanted Isles: Reflections on a Voyage through the Galapagos Archipelago."

    The public is welcome to attend the event, which begins at 4:30 p.m. in AD 15 of the administration building on the Campbellsville University campus.

  • The Taylor County Public Library will host a "Spring Thing" event on Tuesday, March 18.

    The event, scheduled for 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and hosted by the Friends Group of the library, will offer an afternoon of activities to celebrate the arrival of spring.

    Library staff will offer story time, snacks and crafts. Full library services, including books and magazines, computer and Internet usage, audio recordings and large print books, will be available.

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

  • Buzz Cason, well-known Nashville author, songwriter, publisher and creative writer's group director, will be visiting Campbellsville University on Wednesday, March 19, presenting two seminars.

    Cason is among the founding members of The Casuals, Nashville's first rock and roll band.

    Both sessions are free and open to the public.

  • Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music at Campbellsville University, will give a faculty organ recital Thursday, March 13 at 8 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel on the Campbellsville University campus.

    Roberts will perform major works by J.S. Bach, Kees Weggelaar, Olivier Messiaen and Cesar Franck.

    The public is invited to the free recital.

  • A benefit singing for Matt and Michelle Young is planned for Saturday, March 15 in Greensburg.

    The event, which begins at 7 p.m. ET at Greensburg Church of the Nazarene, will feature performances by The Glory Road Singers, Sarah Henry, Rusty Milby, The Preacher and the Boys, Sammy Lobb and Mile Lobb, Cheryl Blakeman and FirePath.

    The Youngs are adopting a child from Ethiopia and money collected during a love offering will help cover some expenses associated with the adoption.

    A potluck meal will follow the service.

  • Bald is beautiful. Beautiful might be debatable, but there is beauty when baldness can assist in finding a cure for children's cancer.

    Campbellsville University is teaming with the St. Baldrick's Foundation to host the first St. Baldrick event, scheduled for Saturday, March 15 at the university from noon to 2 p.m. in the Powell Athletic Center.

  • The Campbellsville University Concert Band will present a joint concert with the Taylor County High School Concert Band on Tuesday, March 11 at 8 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel on the university campus.

    Dr. David McCullough, director of bands, will conduct the university band, and Stephen Bishop, director, and Christina Bishop, assistant director, will conduct the TCHS Band.

  • The history of Kentucky farm food in the mid-20th Century will be the topic of an upcoming talk at Lindsey Wilson College.

    Anthropologist John van Willigen will discuss "Food and Everyday Life: Kentucky Farm Life 1920-1950" at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 11. His talk, which is free and open to the public, will be in the college's W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall. The talk is part of the 2007-2008 Lindsey Wilson Cultural Affairs Series.


    March 5, 1998

    Donald and Amy Parker, Campbellsville, announce the birth of a son, Alex Zachary, at 8:21 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 16 at Taylor County Hospital, Campbellsville.

    Dollie Lee, 84, of Pitman Valley Road, Campbellsville, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1998, in Campbellsville.

    Dr. Eugene Shively received the Physician's Recognition Award recently from the American Medical Association.

    Campbellsville won its third consecutive 20th District Tournament boys' Championship on Saturday night with a 76-50 triumph over Taylor County.

  • Campbellsville Baptist Church will host "The Journey to Easter," an interactive walk-through drama set in first century Jerusalem, two days after the resurrection of the Lord.

    The event will take place Friday through Sunday, March 14-16 beginning at 6:30 each night. Guests may arrive any time between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.