• CU plans anti-slavery and sex trafficking campaign

    Samantha Stevenson

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's International Justice Mission Club has organized a week, March 11-15, dedicated to standing up against modern-day slavery and sex trafficking.

    The International Justice Mission is one of the coalition partners for the End-It-Movement, a campaign to help raise awareness and end slavery and human trafficking.

  • CU searching for 'grandparents' for 'Adopt-a-Grandparent' Day

    Rebekah Southwood

    Campbellsville University

    The annual "Adopt-a-Grandparent" Day is Tuesday, April 16.

    Campbellsville University English as a Second Language students are volunteering their time to help senior citizens with household projects in Taylor County.

    Last year more than 70 students participated. This year, the ESL Department hopes to find 12 to 15 senior citizens who would like eager students to help them with their household duties.

  • CU to stage 'Much Ado About Nothing'


    Campbellsville University will host a performance of "Much Ado About Nothing" on Feb. 21-24.

    The Shakespeare comedy will be performed by the Campbellsville University Theater department Feb. 21-23 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. in the Russ Mobley Theater of the Alumni Building.

    General admission is $5. Call 789-5266 for reservations.

  • Campbellsville University plans 'CU at the Maple Trail' Alumni Day

    Rebekah Southwood

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will host "CU at the Maple Trail," an alumni event sponsored by the Board of Alumni, on Saturday, Feb. 23.

    Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. in the new Books n Beans located in the Bright-Redmon Student Commons inside Montgomery Library.

  • Kentucky Classic Theatre to present 'The Desperate Director'


    Kentucky Classic Theatre will present a trove of heroes, heroines and villains in its production of "The Desperate Director," opening Thursday, Jan. 3, at Campbellsville University's Gheens Recital Hall.

    The play will be performed Thursday, Jan. 3, through Saturday, Jan. 5, at 7 p.m. Tickets at the door are $8 for adults and $5 for children. Seating is limited.

  • Woman's Club to host home tour


    Campbellsville Women's Club will host its home tour from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at any participating home or from any club member.

    Proceeds will go toward scholarship for graduates from Campbellsville and Taylor County high schools.

    Directions to the locations on the tour will be printed on tickets.

  • Extension office offers piggy bank pageants

    Taylor County Extension Office is offering a chance to go "hog wild" and celebrate the Kentucky Saves initiative.

    Residents can use their creativity to make a piggy bank and save their change.

    Banks in Taylor County are hosting preliminary pageants for separate age groups.

    Take a "piggy bank" to one of the locations below by Dec. 3 for display and judging.

    After Dec. 3, winners from each group will be taken to the Taylor County Extension Office where a county winner will be selected.

  • Club searching for Santa's Helper award nominees

    Calen McKinney


    Santa Claus has helpers around the world, and many live in Taylor County.

    There are also people in Taylor County who keep the spirit of giving alive all through the year, and not just during the holiday season.

    Santa needs helpers like these people, and the Campbellsville Kiwanis Club wants to honor them.

    The club is searching for this year's Santa's Helper Award recipient.

  • Local author to release new book


    As major cities begin their homeless counts in January, a new novel by a former Campbellsville resident will show the vivid reality of millions of young people with no place to call home. "Anonymity," by national bestselling author Janna McMahan, will detail the daily life of one girl alone on the streets.

    McMahan was influenced to write "Anonymity" when she saw a girl whose face was a mask of intricate tattoos.

  • 'Hairspray' sells out, additional performance added

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    "Hairspray," the popular musical at Campbellsville University during this year's Homecoming, has added another performance.