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  • Author's work a 'tremendous contribution'

    Congratulations to local author Steven L. Wright, who has added a fifth volume to his reference books on Kentucky and the Civil War. This is quite an achievement and represents an unimaginable amount of work, but Wright is a dedicated, focused researcher.

    The following is from the Kentucky Historical Society’s Kentucky Ancestors, Vol. 45, No. 2, “Book Notes.”

  • CU's Chamber Choir visits state capitol

    Campbellsville University graduate student and Louisville native Matt Hodge, along with CU’s Chamber Choir, visited the State Capitol recently to perform for the governor and Congress, and to be recognized for their success.

    Hodge gained national recognition for his penning of a Christmas carol for troops, titled “What Is Christmas?” and he and the Chamber Choir were invited to Frankfort to perform the carol, as well as Hodge’s latest song “A Hero Always Lives,” for Gov. Steve Beshear and the Kentucky Senate and House of Representatives.

  • CU students spend spring break giving back

    Many Campbellsville University students will continue the annual tradition and will spend their spring break helping others. They will be participating in mission trips in various locations across the United States, as well as in Costa Rica.

    Drew Simpson of Hodgenville, a LaRue County High School graduate, will travel with a small group to Atlanta, Ga.; Charleston, S.C.; and Gainesville, Fla.

    The students will do inner city work.

    The groups are being sponsored by CU’s Baptist Campus Ministry.

    Spring break at CU is March 15-19.

  • Habitat for Humanity helps women make a difference

    The Western Kentucky University Campus Chapter of Habitat for Humanity along with Warren County Habitat for Humanity will be leading a Women Build Day on May 1 at a house being constructed in Warren County.

  • Habitat for Humanity helps women make a difference

    The Western Kentucky University Campus Chapter of Habitat for Humanity along with Warren County Habitat for Humanity will be leading a Women Build Day on May 1 at a house being constructed in Warren County.

  • Habitat for Humanity helps women make a difference

    The Western Kentucky University Campus Chapter of Habitat for Humanity along with Warren County Habitat for Humanity will be leading a Women Build Day on May 1 at a house being constructed in Warren County.

  • ECTC to offer free dental sealants to youth today

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic will sponsor “Seal-Out Day” – an opportunity for children ages 8-13 to have sealants applied to their teeth at no cost.

    The free dental sealants will be provided 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. March 27 and limited to the first 70 patients to register. The young patients must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All work will be performed by ECTC dental hygiene and dental assisting students under the supervision of licensed dentists.

  • March is colon cancer awareness month

    March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, time to call your doctor and ask about a screening test that’s right for you. Few cancers are as easily prevented as colon cancer yet more than 2,500 Kentuckians will be diagnosed with colon cancer this year and nearly 900 will die. Routine screening is highly effective, which means nine out of 10 colon cancers may be prevented or cured if detected early.  

  • Main Street looking for new members

    I recently spent two days with many of my peers – Main Street managers from all over the state. It was a fun, inspirational, concretely helpful time. My mind is buzzing with things I have learned, ideas about things we could or should do and how to do them.

  • Retired teachers to meet Thursday

    The Elizabethtown, Hardin, and LaRue Retired Teachers’ Association will meet 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 18, in the atrium of Severns Valley Baptist Church, 1100 Ring Road, Elizabethtown. Lunch is $10. Afterwards, Kenny Tabb will speak about the Hardin County History Museum.