• 'We Card' tobacco training is March 2

    The Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition and the Central Kentucky Agency for Substance Abuse Policy Local Board will offer "We Card" tobacco vendor education training on Friday, March 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 104 Roberts Road. Lunch will be provided.

    "We Card" is the most comprehensive and recognizable national tobacco training and education program at this time. It teaches the merchant/sales associate how to prevent illegal tobacco sales and how to handle an underage customer.

  • Talent contest to raise money for Green County prom

    Green County High School will host a musical talent contest to raise money for its prom.

    The contest will be Saturday, March 3, at 5 p.m. EST at the GCHS gymnasium.

    There will be three age categories, including 10 and younger, 11 to 15 and 16 and older.

    The first-place winners in each category will win $50 cash, a trophy, and will get to record their winning song at Krystal Music in Campbellsville.

    There will be a $20 entry fee for all contestants, with proceeds going to the prom. Deadline to enter is Monday, Feb. 27.

  • CU to host Hymn Keyboard Festival

    Natasha Janes

    Campbellsville University

    The Campbellsville University School of Music will host a Hymn Keyboard Festival on Saturday, March 24, for local and regional piano students.

    The festival is designed for children and youth in grades one through 12 and will begin at 10 a.m. in the Gosser Fine Arts Center.

  • Reed interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'


    Billy Reed, columnist and TV personality, was recently interviewed on Campbellsville University's WLCU-TV for the "Dialogue on Public Issues" show.

    CU's John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president of CU, did the interview.

    The interview will air Monday, Feb. 20, Tuesday, Feb. 21, and Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 23, and Friday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m.

    The show is aired on Comcast Cable Channel 10.

  • CU accepting donations for student whose sisters died in house fire

    Campbellsville University is accepting donations for Aletheia Chesnut, a freshman from Cynthiana, and her family, whose sisters, Jacqueline, 5, and Rachel, 4, died after a fire on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at their home in Cynthiana.

    Her father, Terry, remains in critical condition at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

    Anyone wanting to contribute to the family can make donations at CU's Office of Development at 789-5211.

  • CU plans art scholarship competition


    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is searching for talented high school seniors to compete for two art scholarships worth a total of $6,000 each.

    The university's annual art scholarship competition and workshop will be Saturday, March 31, beginning at 10 a.m. in Room 100 of the Art Building at 205A University Drive, across from Gosser Fine Arts Center, on campus.

  • CU to host Michael Johnson of 'Future Marriage University'


    Tori Banks

    Campbellsville University

    Since 2003, Michael Johnson and his wife, Julie, have pursued a unique passion for preparing college students and smart singles for success in their future marriages.

    Johnson will be speaking at Campbellsville University's chapel service on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 10 a.m. at Ransdell Chapel. Everyone is invited to the free event.

  • Support group to meet for those raising grandchildren

    GAP is a support group formed for those in Taylor County who are raising their grandchildren or nieces, nephews, cousins and others.

    The group will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    The Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center, the Taylor County Youth Services Center and the Taylor County Family Resource Center are sponsoring the group.

    The meeting is free and activities will be planned, as well as discussion. Food will be provided and door prizes will be given away.

  • CU organ recital is Feb. 21

    Natasha Janes

    Campbellsville University

    The next Campbellsville University School of Music noon organ recital will be Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 12:20 to 12:50 p.m. in Ransdell Chapel. The recital will feature Shiloh Roby, associate director of music at Christ Church Cathedral in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Roby will play on the 1894 Farrand and Votey Pipe Organ that was enlarged and rebuilt by Moller, Pilcher and Milnar Organ Companies. It has three manuals, pedalboard and 51 ranks.

  • Williams interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'


    Dr. Jarvis Williams, assistant professor of New Testament and Greek at Campbellsville University, was recently interviewed on CU's WLCU-TV for the "Dialogue on Public Issues" show.

    John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president of CU, did the interview. The discussion centered on teaching in the School of Theology, racial reconciliation and Williams's new book, "One New Man."