- (McKENZIE, TN) A beautiful princess, Little Red Ridinghood, Prince Charming who is not-so-charming, and a witch...who raps is just a touch of what audiences will experience this weekend at The Dixie Carter Performing Arts and Enrichment Center in Huntington, TN. They're all among the cockeyed characters in James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's fractured fairy tale.
- MCKENZIE, TN – A Bethel University Volleyball Fundraiser Tournament will be held Sunday, April 25 at 12:30 at the sand volleyball court next to Wildcat Baseball Park on the school’s main campus in McKenzie. For only $20 per team, participants can sign up to take part in the tournament.
- MCKENZIE, TN – General admission $1 tickets are now on sale to attend Bethel Night at the West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx game at Pringles Park in Jackson on Thursday, April 29. The tickets can be purchased from the Campbell Hall information desk on Bethel University’s McKenzie campus from 8 a.m.
- Cynthia Nienaber (third from left) and Karlene Cheatham (far left) accept a $100 cash donation and a Wal-Mart gift card on behalf of the Autism Fund at Bethel University from the school’s Circle K Club. The money was raised through a flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, which was sponsored by Circle K and co-sponsored by Residence Life and by Delta Phi Nu sorority. Circle K is the collegiate level of Kiwanis and is sponsored at Bethel by the McKenzie Kiwanis Club. Circle K’s motto is “Live to Serve, Love to Serve. We Build.” Their focus is service learning in the community with children being the primary target group served.
- A Bethel University Big Bass Blast open fishing tournament is this Saturday, April 10 at Paris Landing State Park with blast-off at safe-light, according to Bethel Bass Fishing Coach Garry Mason. “We have a first prize of $1,000 guaranteed, and there will be a $200 Big Bass prize every hour from 8 a.m.
- Dr. Darrin Doyle, fiction author of “Revenge of the Teacher’s Pet: A Love Story” and of “The Girl Who Ate Kalamazoo,” visited Bethel University’s campus recently to read excerpts from his novels.
- The Bethel Christian Youth Festival (BCYF) brought junior high and high school students from all over the region to Bethel this past weekend. Around 225 people were on campus for the annual spiritual event.
- Peter Howard, a British gas physicist, will be the featured speaker on Tuesday, April 6, as part of Bethel University’s 2010 Dishman Biology Lecture Series. Howard will share the environmentally responsible techniques he incorporated into his business, The Crown Winery and HRH Vineyards.
- Bethel's Renaissance Performing Arts Group sponsored a Red Cross blood drive on Wednesday, March 24, and they successfully met their goal of 100 productive units. "We had 52 first-time donors," said Karen Jeffrey, administrative director of Renaissance.
- The Bethel University Percussion Ensemble presented their Spring 2010 program on Thursday, March 25 at 7 p.m. The concert was held in the Bethel Performing Arts Center on the corner of Stonewall St.