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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Jackie "Jack" L. Wisdom of Campbellsville, formerly of Adair County, would like to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Lindsey Nicole Wisdom, to Adam Lucas Ragsdale, son of John Randolph Ragsdale all of Asheville, N.C.

    Wisdom is the granddaughter of the late James L. Wisdom and Geneva Wisdom of Campbellsville. Ragsdale is the grandson of the late Randolph H. Ragsdale and Helen Ragsdale of Conover, N.C.

    The ceremony will take place at the Miller Park Gazebo in Campbellsville at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 14.

  • Tammy Arlene Nelson and David Matthew Perkins, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 28.

    Nelson is the daughter of Keith and Joyce Nelson of Campbellsville. She is a student at Campbellsville University and is employed at Family Dollar.

    Perkins is the son of Johnnie and Donna Perkins of Knifley. He is employed as a machinist at Madison and Smith.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Campbellsville. A reception will follow at the church.

    Invitations will be sent.

  • Jade Pickett and Tommy Allen, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 14.

    Pickett is the daughter of Robert Picket of Campbellsville and the late Fran Pickett. Her grandparents are the late Thomas and Elender Cox and Robert Pickett.

    She is a 2005 graduate of Taylor County High School.

    Allen is the son of Ken and Kay Dudley and Alton and Nancy Allen, all of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Loren and Sue Howe of Troy, Ind., and the late Walter and Brunetta Allen.

    He is a 2004 graduate of Campbellsville High School.

  • Kristin M. Hale and William "Will" Eller, both of Bowling Green, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 14.

    Hale is the daughter of Linda and Michael Milby of Campbellsville and Steve and CJ Hale of Burkesville. Her grandparents are Clifton and Geraldine Hale of Campbellsville.

    Eller is the son of Bill Eller of Scottsville and Debbie and Darrell Walthall of Owensboro.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. ET at Fairview Union Methodist Church in Bowling Green. A reception will follow.

    Invitations have been sent.

  • 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.

  • Dr. Matthew and Melissa Marshbanks of Bowling Green announce the birth of a daughter, Addison Claire, at 5:57 p.m. on Thursday, April 10 at The Medical Center in Bowling Green. She weighed 7 pounds and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Rhonda and Marvin Marshbanks of Stanford and Leon and Wanda Shepherd of Campbellsville.

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    Chris and Valerie Brooker of Louisville announce the birth of a daughter, Emily Wilson Brooker, at 9:34 p.m. on Saturday, April 26 at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

  • 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.

  • 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.