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TEN YEARS AGO
Oct. 17, 2002
The Taylor County Marching Cardinals had the second highest score in the KMEA Class A West Quarter finals on Saturday at Daviess County High School in Owensboro.
Shelby Bradley will celebrate her 6th birthday on Oct. 25.
A group of ladies at Jackson Tower donated their time to assist in completing tasks for the Leo Bear project.
Agatha Aline Skaggs, 80, of Bell Avenue in Campbellsville, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, at Green Hill Manor Nursing Home.
Jennifer Jordan Winfrey, granddaughter of Lois Winfrey of Campbellsville and the late Shelby Winfrey, was married to Nathan Andrew Tillis of Panama City, Fla. in a South Caribbean wedding on Oct. 7.
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Oct. 15, 1992
Vernon and Margaret Graves of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. at First General Baptist Church.
Margaret Kessler, representing the David Allen Chapter of the DAR, donated the book "Unknown Pioneers" to Elaine Munday, librarian at Taylor County Library.
Doris Adelle Keltner and Donald Ford were married Saturday, Sept. 19, with the Rev. Wigg Robinson performing the double-ring outdoor wedding.
THIRTY YEARS AGO
Oct. 14, 1982
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Coop have returned home from a 10-day visit in Chapel Hill, N.C., with their son, Dr. Richard Coop and wife and their three children.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Potts and sons, Chip and Jonathan of Lexington, spent the weekend here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Potts.
Local ambulance service will be provided by the Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue Squad if voters on Nov. 2 approve a 0.5 percent payroll tax.
FORTY YEARS AGO
Oct. 14, 1972
Wanda Williams, a junior, was crowned 1972 Campbellsville High School Football Homecoming Queen Friday night by City School Board Chairman Everett Lee.
Dr. Robert W. Needham, 51, of Campbellsville, was named Veterinarian of the Year by the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association on Monday of last week in Lexington.
Miss Elizabeth Wade Chambers, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Henry Forrest Chambers of Cherokee Drive, has enrolled as a freshman at Southwestern at Memphis.
FIFTY YEARS AGO
Oct. 9, 1962
During this week, National Fire Prevention Week, Campbellsville firemen under the direction of Chief George R. Buckner are emphasizing the need for fire precautions and are demonstrating methods to the school children.
Mr. and Mrs. William S. Maupin were hosts to the Bridge-Supper Club at their home Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Wells tied for high scores.
Mrs. Reed Wilson gave a birthday party at her home, Sunday Oct. 7, honoring Mrs. R.T. Phillips and Mrs. Jim Phillips.
SIXTY YEARS AGO
Oct. 9, 1952
The Taylor County Green Pasture Committee here named Wood Coppock Taylor County Green Pastureman today.
A fire, which is believed to have started in a second attic, destroyed the Hedgespeth Produce here last Tuesday.
Bethel Presbytarian Church will host their Lord's acre auction Thursday, Oct. 16.
A Campbellsville soldier stationed in Korea made an urgent appeal this week to residents in Taylor County to send old clothes to his outfit so that more than 100 Korean youngsters in an orphanage may have warm clothes this winter.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO
Oct. 8, 1942
Bob Wilson, member of the staff of civilian defense and Kentucky Utilities officials at Lexington, addressed the air raid wardens and local residents at the high school Monday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Henry Cowherd are parents of a daughter, Lena Elizabeth, born at the home Oct. 2.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO
Sept. 19, 1932
The 87th Annual Conference of the Louisville Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South convened in Owensboro Thursday of last week and came to an end Sunday night when the assignment of ministers by Bishop W.F. McMurray were made public.
The L&N Railroad ran a special train from Greensburg to Louisville last Sunday to carry passengers to the House-Vick tent meeting now in progress in Louisville.
It is understood that there was something like 40 people aboard when it reached Louisville.