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 width=A week from Friday one of the biggest celebrations all year long will return to the Christian County Fairgrounds.

The annual Taylorville Main Street Barbeque Blues and Cruise will return to Taylorville beginning Friday night with a live music and preview night, with barbeque tasting and competitions beginning Saturday morning.

Interim executive director for the Taylorville Main Street organization Gary Merker explains that this event will be one of the biggest the organization has held in recent years.

[audio:gmerk722a.mp3]Listen to Merker's comments here.[/audio]

Merker explains that the barbeque cook off will provide a berth to the national Kansas City Barbeque Society competition to be held later this year.

[audio:gmerk722b.mp3]Listen to Merker's comments here.[/audio]

Regional Radio will be broadcasting live from the Barbeque Blues and Cruise held on the Christian County Fairgrounds next Saturday in Taylorville.

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