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Today's News

  • Campbellsville hopes to gather 2,200 gift-filled shoeboxes for children overseas

    Christmas is arriving early all over Kentucky, as local businesses, churches and homes prepare to serve as collection points for Operation Christmas Child.

    Soon, with the help of Campbellsville volunteers, the sites will be brimming with festively wrapped shoeboxes full of gifts.

  • CU hosts KHIPP event encouraging earth stewardship

    "How does God speak to you in your life?" asked Dr. Matthew Sleeth, a former emergency room physician, at a Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy event at Campbellsville University recently.

    Answers from the audience varied from sports, experiences, God's word, music and relationships, but Sleeth says he found nature to be his window to God's voice.

    While on vacation near the Gulf of Mexico, Sleeth told his wife the biggest problem in the world is that the world is dying.

  • Church to host HIV/AIDS testing

    A "Test One Million" HIV/AIDS free confidential testing event has been planned for Saturday, Nov. 21 at First Baptist Church.

    The event is from noon to 3 p.m. with door prizes and refreshments.

    The confidential tests will be handled by the Department of Public Health HIV/AIDS Branch in Frankfort.

    For more information, call Sheila Taylor at 789-3524 or Shawnta Vaughn at 849-4731.

     

  • LWC to host festival, pageant

    Area families can have a good time while helping out a good cause Saturday at Lindsey Wilson College.

    Students in Lindsey Wilson's Health Learning Community are sponsoring a fall festival Saturday, Nov. 21 in the college's Biggers Sports Center. The event begins at 1 p.m. ET. It is free and open to the public.

  • CU to host dedication, ribbon cutting for Hodgenville center

    Campbellsville University will host a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19 at The Brockman Center at 606 N. Lincoln Blvd. in Hodgenville, 2 miles north of the town square on KY 210.

    The open house will give those in LaRue and surrounding counties an opportunity to tour the building, meet Brockman Center faculty and students, meet Campbellsville University administrators, faculty and staff and learn more about the programs offered at the Brockman Center.

  • TRH hosts CPR class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present the American Heart Association Family & Friends CPR class on Friday, Nov. 20 from 8 a.m. to noon at the TRH Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville.

    The BLS for Family & Friends Course is for the lay rescuer who does not need a credential (a card) documenting successful completion of a BLS course. The BLS for Family & Friends Course will teach you how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking.

  • LWC to give encore of "The Poets Sing"

    Gerald L. Chafin hoped putting famous poems to music would be successful. He didn't expect it to result in a repeat performance.

    But on Sunday, Nov. 22, the Lindsey Wilson choral ensembles will reprise their recent performance of "The Poets Sing: Musical Settings of Distinguished Poems." The performance will be 8 p.m. ET at Columbia Baptist Church, 201 Greensburg St. The concert is free and open to the public.

    "The Poets Sing" was performed Nov. 2 to a standing-room-only audience.

  • LWC to present "Cinderella"

    A children's play isn't just for children. In the mind of Lindsey Wilson College Associate Professor of Communication Susan Minton, the story of Cinderella is a timeless escape for adults and children alike "from what might be a bad day."

    Students in Minton's theater classes will perform "Cinderella" at 8 p.m. ET Thursday, Nov. 19 in Lindsey Wilson College's V.P. Henry Auditorium. The performance, which will come after two days of performing it for area school children, is free and open to the public.

  • Ellis makes cover of 'LexScene'

    Those who read Lexington's LexScene magazine might recognize the face on the current issue's cover, Campbellsville native Hannah Ellis.

    Ellis, 19, is a freshman at the University of Kentucky.

    She said the opportunity to be on the cover came after her father, David, sent out information about her singing aspirations and a demo CD to several places interested in new artists. LexScene's editor heard her music and gave her a call.

    "The editor said, 'You're exactly what we're looking for for our cover,'" she said.

  • Holiday events being scheduled

    Several local organizations have scheduled events to make sure no one misses out on the upcoming holiday season.

    For the entire community, volunteers have nearly finished hanging holiday lights and displays throughout Miller Park.

    According to Assistant City Clerk Janet Mills, park and street employees began hanging the lights three weeks ago.

    Mills said money for the lights is included in the City's park budget, though donations are being accepted.