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  • Lebanon concert series continues Saturday

    The Live in Lebanon free outdoor concert series continues in historic downtown Lebanon on Saturday.

    New Deal will perform country and pop music from 8:30 p.m. to midnight in the outdoor plaza beside Big Jim's Steakhouse & Buffet.

    There is no admission charge and the concert will be moved inside in case of inclement weather.

    For a complete Live in Lebanon schedule, visit www.visitlebanonky.com.

    For more information, call (270) 692-3970 or e-mail bigjims@alltel.net.

  • Silver identification course offered June 27

    Dig out your julep cups and silver trays.

    Betty Overly will help silver owners correctly identify their sterling and silver plate objects on Friday, June 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    Overly's class will include caring for and protecting silver.

    She will also have displays and will discuss the evolution of silver. Coins will not be discussed.

    For a $3 registration fee, participants can have a verbal, general, "ballpark" appraisal of an item and have access to Overly's pattern books for researching patterns.

  • Free institute on teaching training is July 22-25

    Teachers across Kentucky can improve their skills in teaching civic education at a free training program July 22-25 in Frankfort. The Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts and the national Center for Civic Education will sponsor a free summer institute for teachers about the "We the People ... the Citizen and the Constitution" program and civic education. Interested educators must register by June 23.

  • Fourth of July event deadlines approaching

    Entry deadlines for two major Fourth of July Celebration events are fast approaching. Wednesday, June 25 is the deadline to enter the Taylor Regional Hospital Children's Parade and the Q104 Bar-B-Que Contest.

    The second annual Taylor Regional Hospital Children's Parade is set for Thursday, July 3 at about 6:30 p.m. The parade will start at Campbellsville High School, travel down Main Street and end near Jackson Tower.

  • 'Relay Kid' contest deadline is July 11

    The Central Kentucky News-Journal, Commonwealth Broadcasting and KB Photography are hosting a "Relay Kid" contest as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life in Taylor, Adair and Green counties.

    "Relay Kid" is an online "voting" contest to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The winning child will be featured in an article in the Central Kentucky News-Journal, as well as mentioned on the radio stations affiliated with Commonwealth Broadcasting.

  • Dancing with Fair Stars is Monday

    Local celebrity couples will put on their dancing shoes and boogie for prize money on Monday evening.

    Q-104 and the Taylor County Fair will host Dancing with the Fair Stars at the fairground's grandstand.

    This year marks the second for the Dancing with the Fair Stars event. Some couples have polished up their routines and will be returning after competing last year, with new couples also in the competition mix.

  • 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.