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TEN YEARS AGO
Oct. 8, 1998
Green River Lake hosted a national muskie tournament earlier this year, and on Saturday and Sunday bass fishermen will blanket the lake again for a two-day tourney.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wise Jr. will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 11.
Tubby Smith, a man of many expressions and coach of the 1998 NCAA Basketball Champion University of Kentucky Wildcats, was in town Monday night to help Campbellsville University raise money for its men's basketball program.
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Oct. 13, 1988
Anthony Gabehart has been accepted at R.E.T.S. Electronics Institute in Louisville.
The Campbellsville/Taylor County Chapter of the NAACP had its first Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday night, Sept. 24 at the Campbellsville College cafeteria.
Jesse Walters, son of Gary and Denise Walters, celebrated his fourth birthday Sunday, Oct. 2, with a party at Mr. Gatti's.
THIRTY YEARS AGO
Oct. 9, 1978
A celebration of 50 years of marriage with a reception for Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bennett Sr., Route 3, Campbellsville, will be Oct. 15 from 2 to 4 in the afternoon at Campbellsville Christian Church.
Mrs. Mae Sinclair and Mrs. Elaine Asher attended a dinner in Somerset on Saturday, Oct. 30 sponsored by the Pulaski County Republican Women's Club.
Vernon Berry has returned home the latter part of last week from surgery in Louisville.
FIFTY YEARS AGO
Hula Hoops have swept the country as nothing else in recent years with local merchants having a hard time, at times, having enough on hand and phone calls for re-orders have gone out and frantic efforts made to keep stock. It has beat the 1920 yo-yo. Now the merchants of the 6-way Shopping Center are capitalizing on this fever for a promotion in the form of a Hula Hoop contest on Saturday night, Oct. 11. Judges for this big Hula Hoop night are "Mom" Weekes, Molly Winfrey, "Hackey" Davis, Coach Billy B Smith and Dr. Kenneth DeSimone.
SIXTY YEARS AGO
The attendance banner for having the best attendance in the Taylor County rural school system was awarded to Mrs. Ollie Scott of Pikes Ridge at a rural teacher's meeting Friday afternoon. The award was presented by Charles McDermot, attendance officer. Attendance at Mrs. Scott's school averaged 98.5 percent. Close second and third were Dorothy Young at Saloma, 98.1 and Lois Colvin, Acton, 98.0.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO
Contracts for the construction of the first 154 miles of rural electrification lines in Taylor County were let yesterday afternoon at the courthouse door by Taylor County Rural Electrification Cooperative Corporation. Work will start at once on the survey, and within the next two weeks it is expected that more work of installing the substation on the Columbia Road, and of setting poles and stringing lines, will be started.
Some of the products the Kroger Store is featuring are: Country Club Golden Bantam cream style corn, $1 a can; apple sauce, 4 cans for $2.50; clock bread, 90 cents a loaf, Spotlight coffee, 1 lb. bag $1.50; cornmeal, 3 lb. bag, $1; Gold Medal flour, 12 lb. bag, $4.70. Redman Turner is manager of the Kroger Store.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO
J. Woodson Kerr, a prominent farmer of this county who lives on the Columbia Pike about one mile from this city, was instantly killed Wednesday afternoon when he fell from a corn crib, which he was building.
NINETY YEARS AGO
The Kentucky State Board of Health in conjunction with the National Board of Health had entered into the fight on Spanish Influenza to prevent its spread as far as possible. During this epidemic, funerals, weddings and all gatherings must be confined to as few persons as possible. Dr. J.N. McCormack, director for the state health department, stated that there will be no exceptions to this rule.