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Today's Features

  • The "most famous pig in the world" is coming to the Taylor County Public Library.

    Farmer Minor and Daisy, his pot-bellied pig, will be at the library on Wednesday, July 30 at 11 a.m. for a "Pig Out On Reading" program.

    Daisy has been on a national TV show and will bring her collection of library cards with her.

    Everyone is welcome to attend and may bring cameras to have pictures taken with Daisy. Those who attend may even see a librarian kiss Daisy.

    The purpose of the program is to offer a fun way to promote the importance of reading.

  • The Taylor County Junior Miss program will begin at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23 at Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium.

    With 18 participants, this year's program is anticipated to draw a sell-out crowd.

  • Every year as summer's heat, humidity and pollens begin to near, parents of kids who have asthma start thinking about ways for their children to have fun while keeping safe and breathing well.

    The American Lung Association of the Midland States has just the answer for children with asthma who live in Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan and Tennessee.

    Registrations are now being taken for Camp Superkids, a regional overnight summer camp just for kids who have asthma.

  • Educators in Campbellsville and Taylor County are being showcased on TV-4, Comcast Cable 10, discussing news from each of their schools. They are part of Campbellsville University's Education Today series in the ongoing Dialog on Public Issues. Leaders from Taylor County elementary, middle and high schools will be shown on TV-4 on Wednesday, July 30 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.

  • Lowell Avenue Baptist Church's Royal Ambassadors had their annual Pinewood Derby. Pictured are, front, from left: Chase Burton, Kaden Wheatley and Alec Williams. Second row: Hunter Underwood, first place and best looking car; Weston Young, second; and Ben Litchfield, third. Third row: William Wright, Justice Gregory and Jordan Cowherd. Back: leaders Eric Newton, Boo Cowherd and Kevin Farmer. RAs meet on Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 7:30.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    July 13, 1998

    Buster and Carl Hall of New Columbia Road in Campbellsville recently received the Master Conservationist award from the Taylor County Conservation District.

    Ssg. and Mrs. Alan Arvin Pike of Fort Knox, Ky. spent the Fourth of July weekend with his mother, Anne, and Paul Fraim.

    Terri Fleming will be the guest speaker at the July meeting of the Campbellsville Fellowship of Aglow International.

    Brandon Curry gets the imaginary fireman award from Dennis Champagne, coach of the 12-year-old Little League All Stars.

  • "Abe Lincoln: A Bridge Between Borders" was the theme for this year's winning float in the Campbellsville Fourth of July Celebration's AutoSmart Parade Float Contest.

    The float was designed and built by members of Truth Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church. It portrayed aspects of both the North and South during the Civil War era.

    On the "South" side of the float, Matt Coomer, dressed as a Confederate soldier, guarded an agricultural scene with cotton fields, pine tress and live chickens in an antique chicken coupe.

  • White Oak Community Church will host the Living Waters third annual bluegrass gospel singing on Saturday.

    The line-up of singers is:

    Noon to 1 p.m., The Irvin Family; 1 to 2 p.m., New Beginning; 2 to 3 p.m., The Robertson Family; 3 to 4 p.m., The Roy Family; 4 to 5 p.m., Bluegrass Pioneers; 5 to 6 p.m., Only By Grace; and 6 to 7 p.m., Living Waters.

    The church is located off KY 80, between Russell and Adair counties. Signs will be posted.

    Guests should bring a lawn chair and a covered dish.

    For more information, call (270) 384-5574.

  • The other morning my friend and co-worker Cristy and I devised a solution for all the major problems of the universe.

    Everybody stop.

    Just stop. Take a breath. Step back. Chill out.

    Politicians, stop politicking. Forget about focus groups and pork spending and back room deals and war room strategies. Democrats aren't evil and neither are Republicans, so stop treating people with whom you disagree as enemies. We're all Americans, so stop!

  • Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue will host EMT classes beginning Monday, Aug. 25.

    Cost to attend is $500. Applications and a $100 deposit are due Monday, Aug. 4.

    Applications may be picked up at Rescue on South Columbia Avenue.

    For more information, visit www.ctcrescue.org or call Deputy Director Todd Cox or Medical Training Officer Michael Stewart at 789-3135.