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Early Days for 10-4

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By Marie Cox

 

TEN YEARS AGO

Oct. 3, 2002

Sarah Ewing of Campbellsville celebrated her 12th birthday on Sept. 17 at Phillips Lanes with family and friends.

On Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, Taylor County FFA had its third annual greenhouse ceremony.

Diane Creason has been named the State Farm "Good Neighbor" for August.

Ophilia McDonald of Taylor County turned 92 on Oct. 1. Her family has planned a birthday celebration at her home on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 1 p.m.

Lawton and Louise Carter will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Oct. 14 with an open house at Degan Chapel in Creal from 2 to 4 p.m.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

Sept. 30, 1982

Mr. and Mrs. Willard Wise were among 50 attending the Christian Motorcycle Association Rally recently at Burkesville, Va. They traveled 1,100 miles on motorcycles.

When Lewis Wilson traveled with other senior citizens to the Russell Springs Fairgrounds last Friday he probably had no idea he would come home with the "Man of the Year" award.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

Sept. 27, 1962

The fifth annual feeder cattle auction sale will be Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 1 p.m. at Taylor County Stockyards.

The annual fall fish fry will be Friday, Oct. 5, at Ireland Community Center on Columbia Road beginning at 6:30 p.m.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

Sept. 25, 1952

Campbellsville's first small loan company, City Finance, will open Oct. 1, it was announced today. The business will be located in the Davis Building on Court Street.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

Sept. 24, 1942

James Richard Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Miller, suffered a fractured bone in his foot while practicing football last week.

Mrs. T.W. Callison of the local Red Cross organization has received a letter telling of the urgent need for sweaters for the men in the armed services and she asks that all who can, or will, knit to please get busy at once.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

Sept. 15, 1932

S.B. Willock left Wednesday for Cincinnati, Ohio, where he will buy a stock of goods for the Economy Stores Co. He was accompanied by Mrs. Willock and Miss Elvira Beard.

Thomas, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Jess Dudgeon, died at the home of his parents on Thursday, Sept. 8, at the age of 2.

NINETY YEARS AGO

Sept. 12, 1922

The new Whiteside Restaurant opened for business last week. It is located in the grocery store of B.H. Gilpin and is being operated by Mr. Gilpin.

Miss Virginia Shively left Tuesday for Lexington where she will enter the State University.

ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO

Sept. 18, 1912

Walter Gibson has resigned his position at R.B. Earles Grocery and has been succeeded by Fred Parrott.

Ray S. Borders bought last week from R.B. Gwinn the blacksmith and repair shop owned by the late Mr. Gwinn.