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Early Days

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By The Staff

TEN YEARS AGO

May 28, 1998

Bluford and Callie Davis of Campbellsville will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Sunday, May 31.

Matt Wise was the winning designer of the Mannsville School KIRIS "Blow Out" T-shirt.

Navy Seaman Brandon N. Noel recently reported for duty with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Five, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Taylor County finished third in the girls' competition and fourth in boys' at the Class AA Region 4 Track and Field meet in Williamsburg on Friday.

Amy Michelle Wilcher and Steven Paul Williams from Taylor County High School will participate in this summer's Governor's Scholars program.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

May 26, 1988

Myna Graham was named outstanding band booster by the TCHS band and received the Mom Weeks Booster Award.

Bob Harrod, the man who took a marching band of 12 members seven years ago and built it into a 40-member Class A Champion in 1988, will be leaving Campbellsville High School.

Johnnie Pennington was recognized for being a member of the Taylor County School Board for 20 years at the school's classified appreciation dinner.

Joe DeSpain was the guest speaker at the David Allen Chapter DAR meeting May 12 at the Taylor County Public Library.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

May 22, 1978

Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Grammar, Hendersonville, Tenn., are proud to announce the birth of a son, Thomas Aaron, on May 15 at Nashville Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 1/2 ounces.

Mrs. John Morrison and Mrs. Wayne Baldock attended a Layman's Seminar at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Okla. on May 11 through 15. They experienced a most enjoyable and inspirational time.

Tadarro L. Richardson wishes to express gratitude to his family, relatives and friends for their presence during his graduation exercises. The commencement of the 1978 Class of the University of Louisville Medical School was at Freedom Hall on May 14 at 10 a.m.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

May 22, 1958

Miss Janet Caffee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Caffee, was named valedictorian of the graduating class of 1958 from Taylor County High School.

The annual American Legion Auxiliary will have its annual Poppy Day Sale here Saturday, May 24, according to Mrs. George Weekes, president.

Ruth Minor of Louisville spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Minor of Spurlington.

Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Hill of Bowling Green were the guests of his mother, Mrs. Annie Hill on Sunday.

Dr. and Mrs. W.R. Mann and children and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.B. Mann, will leave Friday evening for a vacation in Florida.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

May 27, 1948

Plans were being formulated from the Rotary Club for the Centennial Celebration for the City of Campbellsville on Aug. 6.

Creigh Brooks, who has been plant manager of the Coca-Cola for the past 20 years, has resigned as of last Thursday.

Arlene Rice left last week for a visit with Dr. and Mrs. Cliff Allen in Greenville, Miss.

Mrs. George H. Wilson spent the weekend in Louisville and Bloomfield.

Mrs. Harry R. Smith is receiving names of those who plan to attend the Alumni Banquet at Campbellsville College.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

May 26, 1938

Taylor County Wool Growers pooled 5,081 pounds of wool with the Kentucky Wool Growers Association, an advance of 22 cents per pounds was made.

Mr. and Mrs. T.W. Callison and Mrs. Gladys Coe spent Tuesday in Louisville.

Mr. and Mrs. M.K. Ebelen, Hazard, Ky., spent the weekend with Dr. and Mrs. M.F. Elliot.

Mrs. James Davis left Friday for California to spend two weeks with her sons, James and Carl Williams.

William Boyd Cole, Sonora, spent the weekend with his mother, Mrs. A.C. Cole.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

May 24, 1928

E.L. Dobbs of Columbus, Ga. has opened a photographic studio in the Davis building. He is displaying some nice work produced in his studio.

Miss Annie Lou Dillion, who has been teaching in the Russellville Graded School, arrived home Saturday night to spend a vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.G. Dillion.

Mr. and Mrs. John Health, Burnside, Ky., returned to their home yesterday after a delightful visit with Mr. and Mrs. E. Reneau.

NINETY YEARS AGO

May 30, 1918

J.R. Durham is in Lebanon and will remain during the rush season taking care of business of the S.H. Grindstead Co.

J.A. and Mrs. McRoberts spent a few days in the Falls City shopping.

Joe Sims, Lebanon, was here this week erecting a monument in Brookside cemetery.

Judge I.H. Thurman is in Princeton, N.J. on important business.