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Today's Features

  • The 16th annual Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July Celebration gospel singing will be Sunday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m. at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    The Noblemen, 4-Given and Joymakers will perform at the free event. The public is invited to attend.

    For more information, visit www.campbellsvillefourthofjuly.com.

  • The 25th annual Community Trust Bank tractor show is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 4, on First Street near the Taylor County Courthouse.

    The event will feature antique tractors, gas engines, old farm equipment and toys for sale. The show is open to anyone, and those with antique tractors can also participate in the Fourth of July parade.

    Those who wish to participate in the parade should meet at Water Tower Bypass. Signs will be posted. The parade begins at 10 a.m. Registration for the show will begin after the parade.

  • Film and television producer Jerry Bruckheimer will come to Bloomfield next month to sign copies of his book "Jerry Bruckheimer: When Lightning Strikes - Four Decades of Filmmaking."

    According to a news release, the book commemorates the uber producer's entire body of work, including such blockbusters as "Top Gun," "Beverly Hills Cop," "Armageddon," the "Pirates of the Caribbean" films as well as television's "CSI" shows and "The Amazing Race."

  • Brandon and Sarah Frank of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Anna Kate Frank, on April 14 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are James and Magaline Skaggs and Traci Lobb of Campbellsville and Jim and Angela Frank of Greensburg.

    Great-grandparents are Lena Dial of Magnolia and J.R. and Darlene Bishop and Anne Frank all of Greensburg.

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    G.E. and Louise Gray of Campbellsville will celebrate their 63rd wedding anniversary on Monday, June 23. The couple was married in Jessetown on June 23, 1951.

    The Grays have two sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Mary Gray of Campbellsville and Jamie and Bobbi Gray of Georgetown.

    They have three grandchildren, Lindsay Gray of Campbellsville and Jacob Gray and Savannah Marie Gray of Georgetown.

    The Grays will celebrate their anniversary with friends and family.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 17, 2004

    Burley farmers in western Taylor County have been hit with an early onset of blue mold, a fungal disease which spreads through the air and has the potential to completely destroy tobacco plants.

    Allyne Shreve, 83, of Diane Drive in Campbellsville, died on Sunday, June 13, 2004, in Campbellsville.

  • American Red Cross will host a yard sale at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church's civic center on Saturday, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Taylor County Red Cross Disaster Team.

    All donations are welcome.

    For more information, or to donate, call Karen Delk at (270) 465-5799.

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    Gerald Myers has been an artist nearly all his life.

    Working with pencil, pen and ink, wood and other media, Myers said he likes to create scenes with lots of action. On Sunday, Myers was asked what he calls his creations.

    "Art," he said, with a smile.

    Myers, a Campbellsville native, is showing his work in an exhibit at the Hiestand House through mid-July. A reception on Sunday opened the exhibit and about 30 people attended.

  • The 18th annual Russell Creek/Homeplace on Green River Antique Gas Engine and Tractor Show will be at The Homeplace on Green River on Saturday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    There is no admission fee, though there will be a fee for food from vendors.

    The show will include a variety of antique tractors on display and some will participate in contests and a tractor parade. There will also be awards in several categories. Last year's show attracted more than 40 tractors.

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    Carrie JoBeth Newton and Jeremy Trent Thompson of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Newton is the daughter of Helen and Lowell Jones and Mike and Mila Newton of Columbia.

    She has a master's degree in education from Lindsey Wilson College and is a language arts teacher at St. Charles Middle School in Lebanon.

    Thompson is the son of Randy and Jody Thompson and Deborah and David Mouser of Campbellsville.

    He is a 2003 Taylor County High School graduate and is employed at Campbellsville Water and Sewer.