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Today's Features

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    Campbellsville resident Mark Newton participated in the Frankfort State Hospital Cemetery cleanup on May 22.

    After the residential facility for children with disabilities closed in 1972, the cemetery was mostly abandoned until a few years ago.

    Newton and Heather Bava, direct support staff member for Tri-Generations, plan to participate in the cleanup every year.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 1, 2004

    A long-time community leader and former Taylor County Woman of the Year has died. Aileen E. McKinley, 83, of Beechwood Drive in Campbellsville, known as "Ms. Aileen," died Friday, June 25, at Metzmeier Nursing Home after an illness.

    Kelli Brooke Oschwald of Lexington and Traver Maurice Dabney of Campbellsville announce their forthcoming marriage on Saturday, July 10.

  • Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University and Town Hall Productions will present "Fiddler on the Roof" on July 3-6 at Russ Mobley Theater in the Alumni building on Campbellsville University's campus.

    The show will be presented Thursday, July 3, at 7 p.m., Friday, July 4, at 6 p.m., Saturday, July 5, at 2:30 and 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 6, at 2:30 p.m.

  • Three Al-Anon meetings are offered in Taylor County for friends or family members affected by someone's drinking.

    Meetings are on Mondays at noon and Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. at Campbellsville Baptist Church and on Fridays at 8 p.m. at The Haven Club.

    The following is taken from the "One Day at a Time" daily reading material given to Al-Anon members.

  • The Kentucky National Guard Youth ChalleNGe program is accepting applications for fall classes, which begin on July 13.

    Jointly funded between the federal government and the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and sponsored by the Kentucky National Guard, Youth ChalleNGe is designed to help youth ages 16 to 18 get a jump-start on life.

    The 22-week curriculum covers extensive academic studies geared toward completing a high school diploma as well as physical fitness, leadership and community awareness projects. The program has been around for nearly 20 years.

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    Lisa Michelle Milby and Darren Edward Wade of Campbellsville were married on Saturday, June 7, at Miller Park. The Rev. Paul Dickens officiated.

    Milby is the daughter of Pauline Mardis of Campbellsville and the late Charles Leslie Mardis. Her grandparents are the late Della Mardis and James Mardis.

    Wade is the son of Linda Sue Wade of Campbellsville and the late James Bernard Wade.

    Natalie Michelle Rood and Amy Jo Milby were their mother's maids of honor.

    Jason Wade of Campbellsville was his brother's best man.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 24, 2004

    Marsha Lynn White and Brian Nathan Black will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 17.

    Michael Trent Yates received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Brescia University on May 8.

    Kentucky State Police Commissioner Mark L. Miller presented Campbellsville resident Lt. Adam R. Whitlock with his promotional certificate.

  • 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."