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Today's Features

  • Parades, cookouts and fireworks ... a traditional celebration of Independence Day. But with the fun comes dangerous consequences if fireworks are not used properly.

    Fireworks can cause serious injuries such as blindness, third-degree burns and permanent scarring. In 2005, four people died and an estimated 10,800 were treated in emergency treatments for fireworks-related injuries in the United States.

  • The 19th annual Community Trust Bank tractor show will begin at 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 4 on East Main Street.

    The event will feature gas engines and old farm equipment as well as farm toys for sale. There will be timed events and contests.

    Those who wish to participate in the Fourth of July parade should meet at the Fruit of the Loom parking lot. The parade begins at 10 a.m.

    For more information, contact Eddie Cowherd at 465-2091 or Wayne Livesay at 789-4259 or visit www.campbellsvillefourthofjuly.com.

  • The 10th annual community baby shower is scheduled for Tuesday, July 15.

    The event will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Taylor County Elementary School cafeteria.

    The shower is for expectant and new mothers of babies younger than 4 months. Each may bring one guest.

    Those wishing to attend should pre-register by calling 465-3978, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Space is limited and the event is open to Taylor County residents only.

  • The Campbellsville High School Class of 1958 will have a 50-year reunion on Saturday, July 5 at the Community Center.

    For more information, call Sue Smith at 465-5339 or Randall Phillips at 465-5030.

  • 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.

  • Brandon and Ginger Warren of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of a son, Luke Michael, at 5:34 p.m. on Tuesday, March 11 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19.75 inches long.

    Grandparents are Jerry and Regina Shely of Lawrenceburg and Larry and Brenda Warren of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandmother is Nancy Dixon of Knifley.

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  • Army National Guard Spec. Milton A. Buckner has been mobilized and activated at Fort McCoy in Sparta, Wis., for deployment overseas to a forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

    The soldier is a member of the 201st Engineer Battalion in Cynthiana, Ky.

  • Bekah Bolin donated 10 inches of hair to Locks of Love, an organization that provides hair to children suffering from illness-related hair loss. Bolin is the daughter of Shana and Shane Stapleton and Jeff and Marcella Bolin. Her grandparents are Steve and Sue Campbell and Betty Bolin.

  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently had a contest for school-aged children to submit a name for its new 18-foot water safety display.

    The display is meant to attract attention as well as make visitors to the lake think about water safety.

    "Billy Floats A lot" was chosen as the winning name and was submitted by Jordan Humphress, 13, of Knifley. Humphress' entry was chosen based on how catchy it was and how his description promoted water safety.

  • Larry and Betty Skaggs recently visited their middle son, Daniel Skaggs, who is living in Missoula, Mont., where he is attending the University of Montana majoring in environmental studies. He has a 4.0 GPA.