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Today's Features

  • Campbellsville University Theater and Town Hall Productions recently announced its summer series. Featured shows will include Hamlet in the Park, Hansel and Gretel and Fiddler on the Roof.

    Auditions for the Fiddler on the Roof performance are April 24, 25 and 26 at Russ Mobley Theater on the CU campus.

    Auditions are open to anyone in the community and will be from 5 to 8 p.m. April 24 and April 25. Callbacks are April 26.

  • The sixth annual KY 55 yard sale is scheduled for April 25-27.

    There will be more than 100 miles of sales along KY 55 in Taylor, Carroll, Trimble, Henry, Shelby, Spencer, Nelson, Washington, Marion, Adair and Russell counties.

    Residents and businesses are welcome to join in the three-day sale. Those who would like to rent booth space can call Cherie Bleemel at (270) 465-2068. Cost is $36.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital will host its annual community health fair on Saturday, June 14, from 7:30 to 11 a.m. at Taylor County Middle School's gymnasium.

    For $15, those attending will receive several test results, including a complete blood count, a comprehensive metabolic profile, a coronary risk profile with cholesterol levels and thyroid stimulating hormone levels. A prostrate screening test will also be available for men at $10.

    Those undergoing blood testing should fast for 14 hours before their blood is drawn.

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    Green River Ministries' officials hosted a yard sale last Friday to raise money to operate its homeless shelter.

    GRM officials said $1,114.36 was raised and they are pleased with the response.

    GRM board members learned last year that they wouldn't receive funding they depended on to stay open. Since then, there have been several fundraisers to help pay the shelter's bills. Another fundraiser, Cardboard Nation, will be Friday, April 25, at Campbellsville University.

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    Hannah RaShae Young of Greensburg and Robert Samuel Clark of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Young is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Young. She graduated from Green County High School and is employed at Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab.

    Clark is the son of Robert and Mary Clark and the late Venita Clark. He graduated form Taylor County High School and is employed at Amazon.com.

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    Campbellsville University student athletes recently gathered to take a photo to support the son of a Campbellsville native.

    Paxton Bloyd, 5, son of Cheslee and Jamie Ennis Bloyd of Lexington and grandson of CU Associate Professor of Education Beverly Ennis, was diagnosed in March with Stage IV Burkitt's lymphoma, a type of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Jamie Ennis Bloyd is originally from Campbellsville.

    The "Paxton Strong" effort was created to encourage people to pray for Paxton and his family.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 15, 2004

    Mayor Brenda Allen announced Tuesday that Bill Cassell has resigned as police chief for medical reasons and Kenneth L. Adams has been appointed in his place.

    A former Campbellsville High School teacher who now teaches at Washington County, Sarah Raikes will be among a group of teachers who will visit several locations in Japan, including cities in Toyota City, Kyota and Tokyo, the capital of Japan.

  • Lindey Young

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will host its sixth annual Derby Rose Gala on Monday, April 14, with live TV and radio production as well as live streaming through www.campbellsville.edu.

    "The gala is an important scholarship fundraising event, generating close to $106,000 for scholarships in the past five years," Benji Kelly, vice president for development, said.

    The gala is a black-tie optional event with a guest speaker, gourmet meal and silent auction.

  • Taylor County Bank will host its annual American Heart Association Heart Walk on Wednesday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Miller Park walking track.

    The first 50 participants will receive a free goody bag. There will be various booths to visit and door prizes will be given to participants.

    All donations will go to the American Heart Association.

    For more information, contact Katie Stamps at (270) 465-4196.

  • The award winning Campbellsville University Cheerleaders will host a two-day cheer and mascot tryout on Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26 in Powell Athletic Center.

    Coach Vanessa Adkins said a cheerleading clinic will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.

    CU cheerleaders have won four Mid-South Conference championships - three out of the last five - and have qualified for the NAIA championships for the past three years.