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  • Health fair is June 21

    A health fair, sponsored by 17 organizations, will be Saturday, June 21 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Taylor County Farmers' Market near the Taylor County Animal Shelter on KY 210.

    A minimal recovery charge will be levied for blood work (CBC, CMP, lipids, TSH and PSA). Additionally, health assessment activities will be conducted and Green River Cattle Co. will host a cookout.

    There will be giveaways and booth prizes, free health care information and live music by the Crossroads Southern Gospel beginning at 9 a.m.

  • TCMS eighth-grade celebration committee to host fundraiser

    The TCMS eighth-grade celebration committee will have its first official fundraiser on Saturday, June 21.

    The committee will host a cookout in the Wal-Mart Supercenter parking lot beginning at 11 a.m. and ending whenever all of the food is sold.

    The committee will deliver food to a customer if four or more meals are purchased.

    Orders will be taken beginning Friday, June 20. To order early, call Denise Walsh at 465-8716 or Vicky Bailey at 403-2869.

    Profits will go toward the school's eighth-grade celebration.

  • Pottery workshops are June 28

    Pottery workshops will be offered Saturday, June 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET and 2 to 4 p.m. ET at the Giles House in Knifley.

    The workshops are for children ages 7 to 12 years old. Jeff and Henrietta Scott and Donnie Perry will instruct the workshops.

    The cost to attend is $10 to cover materials.

    The event is sponsored by the Giles Society and Campbellsville Wal-Mart Supercenter.

    For more information contact Clara Metzmeier at 465-6104 or by e-mail at claram@kyol.net.

    Reservations must be made by Saturday, June 21.

  • Historical Society to meet Thursday, June 19

    The Taylor County Historical Society will have its annual meeting and potluck supper at the Elijah Creel home on East Columbia Avenue in Greensburg on Thursday, June 19.

    Mr. and Mrs. Bill Lingle, owners of the Creel home, will host the meeting.

    Built in the early 19th Century for the home of a prominent Greensburg merchant, the two-story brick house boasts several interesting features, including a late 19th Century mantle clock, Flemish bond front and a double gallery on the rear. Since purchasing the house several years ago, the Lingles have been working to restore it.

  • Horse shows kick off Taylor County Fair

    The Taylor County Fair kicks off Saturday with a horse show for children and another for adults.

    Youth Horse Show

    The Taylor County Youth Horse Show will begin at 4 p.m. at the Taylor County Fairgrounds.

  • Green County Fair pageants are June 16-17

    The Miss Green County Fair pageant is scheduled for Monday, June 16.

    The pageant is open to female Kentucky residents ages 16-21. Contestants must have reached their 16th birthday by Oct. 31 and can't have reached their 22nd birthday by Oct. 31.

    Contestants will participate in a one-piece swimsuit and formal wear competition, both with heels.

    The contestant must be single and have never married. Contestants must have also never had a marriage annulled and never had children.

    Registration is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. ET. The pageant will begin at 8 p.m. ET.

  • Abraham Lincoln to be portrayed at Giles House

    Jim Sayre of Lawrenceburg will portray Abraham Lincoln at Giles House on Spout Springs Road in Knifley on Saturday, June 14 at 7 p.m. ET.

    Sayre, who has been studying and portraying Lincoln for several decades, has traveled throughout Kentucky giving presentations to school groups and to the general public.

    Lincoln, who was recently named by a panel of historians as the most influential American who ever lived, always had Kentuckians around him.

  • Drivers Safety course is June 11-12

    Dennis and Judy Surna, certified AARP instructors, will offer a two-day Drivers Safety class on Wednesday, June 11 and Thursday, June 12.

    The class will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    Drivers Safety is particularly designed for those ages 50 and older. Some auto insurers give a discount on premiums for graduates of the course. Attendees will learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, rules of the road, and how to adjust driving to age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time.

  • State fair artwork competition deadline is July 1

    The chance to have blue ribbon artwork showcased at The White House and more ways to enter online are all expected to increase the number of competitive entries at the 2008 Kentucky State Fair.

    One talented Kentucky artist will be honored as his or her blue ribbon Kentucky State Fair artwork is displayed at The White House. The winning entry in the new decorated Kentucky egg category will be added to The White House's prestigious Easter Egg Collection, which showcases an egg representing each state and the District of Columbia.

  • Lawn and garden tour is Saturday

    The annual lawn and garden tour sponsored by the Campbellsville Woman's Club will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    Ten sites will be on the tour, including:

    - Campbellsville University, gazebo and campus.

    - Billy B and Vonda Smith, 205 Skyline Drive.

    - Tommy and Peggy Hayes, 330 Warren Place.

    - Pam Merkle, 316 Warren Place.

    - Junior and Patty Southern, 130 Warren Place.

    - Lanny and Joyce Cox, 128 North Shore Drive.

    - Larry and Kaye Legg, 102 Landon Drive, Cox Cove.

    - Mrs. Charlie Cox, 103 Landon Drive, Cox Cove.