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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Dennis and Judy Surna, certified AARP instructors, will offer a two-day Drivers Safety class on Wednesday, June 11 and Thursday, June 12.

    The class will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    Drivers Safety is particularly designed for those ages 50 and older. Some auto insurers give a discount on premiums for graduates of the course. Attendees will learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, rules of the road, and how to adjust driving to age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time.

  • The chance to have blue ribbon artwork showcased at The White House and more ways to enter online are all expected to increase the number of competitive entries at the 2008 Kentucky State Fair.

    One talented Kentucky artist will be honored as his or her blue ribbon Kentucky State Fair artwork is displayed at The White House. The winning entry in the new decorated Kentucky egg category will be added to The White House's prestigious Easter Egg Collection, which showcases an egg representing each state and the District of Columbia.

  • The annual lawn and garden tour sponsored by the Campbellsville Woman's Club will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    Ten sites will be on the tour, including:

    - Campbellsville University, gazebo and campus.

    - Billy B and Vonda Smith, 205 Skyline Drive.

    - Tommy and Peggy Hayes, 330 Warren Place.

    - Pam Merkle, 316 Warren Place.

    - Junior and Patty Southern, 130 Warren Place.

    - Lanny and Joyce Cox, 128 North Shore Drive.

    - Larry and Kaye Legg, 102 Landon Drive, Cox Cove.

    - Mrs. Charlie Cox, 103 Landon Drive, Cox Cove.

  • The Campbellsville High School Class of 1963 will have its 45-year reunion on Saturday, July 5.

    The reunion will be at the home of Mary Hogue Osborne. All graduates and attendees of the class are invited.

    For reservations, call Osborne by June 18 at 849-4546.

  • Individuals who have ever been employed at Lake Cumberland Home Health, Columbia Lake Cumberland Home Health, Medshares Home Health and Intrepid USA Home Health are invited to a free picnic to celebrate the company's 40th year of operation.

    Former employees and their families are invited to attend along with current employees and their families.

    The picnic is set for Saturday, June 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pulaski County Park in Nancy, Ky.

  • This summer at "'Laugh In' Out Loud" theatre arts camps on the Campbellsville University campus, children will be working on comedy skits, joke wall appearances and improvisations that will allow them to gain experience working on stage in a group and as individuals.

    The camps are hosted by Campbellsville University and Birdsong Family Productions.

    This format will allow all campers to participate in a performance at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 18 at the University theatre. The show will be open to the community.

  • We're doing the happy dance at my house these days. It started when, one day last week, I went to turn on the TV in the living room and it popped, which is never a good sound coming from a major appliance or electronic device.

    My husband had been pining for a flat-screen, high-definition TV for months and I've balked at the idea. Our TV was good enough.

    But that morning "good enough" became "dead." Later that day Barry called me at work and said, "Before you start screaming, hear me out."

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    June 11, 1998

    Shelli Lynn O'Banion and Christopher Michael Wilson announce their forthcoming marriage Saturday, July 11.

    Pitman Chapter #157 Order of the Eastern Star will be giving away a quilt during the July Fourth Celebration.

    Mr. and Mrs. Bernard L. Shipp of Campbellsville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 18.

    Mr. and Mrs. Paul Whitehouse of Lebanon will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday afternoon, June 21, from 2:30 to 4:30 at Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church.

  • Whites Ridge Baptist Church will be celebrating its homecoming on Sunday.

    Bro. Jack Hurt will be preaching with the Spirituals singing.

    Services will start at 10 a.m. with a meal to follow.

    For more information, contact Tammy Perkins at 789-3173.