Eight-year-old Ty Jones, right, rode bikes around Salem Campground with fellow youngsters on Tuesday. The 185th annual Salem Camp Meeting is being held this week at Salem Campground. It will continue today through Friday with preaching at 10:45 a.m. and 7:45 p.m. (Staff Photos: Michelle Floyd)

Eight-year-old Ty Jones, right, rode bikes around Salem Campground with fellow youngsters on Tuesday. The 185th annual Salem Camp Meeting is being held this week at Salem Campground. It will continue today through Friday with preaching at 10:45 a.m. and 7:45 p.m. (Staff Photos: Michelle Floyd)

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Area residents showed up Tuesday to join in singing hymns with the Rockdale Baptist Church Senior Saints Choir and music director Thomas Roberts before Dr. Bill Bouknight preached. Some assisted living residents from Merryvale and the Benton House in Covington also attended the service.

The 185th annual Salem Camp Meeting is being held this week at Salem Campground.