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TEN YEARS AGO
Nov. 15, 2001
Former soldiers honored civilian emergency workers during Monday's Veteran's Day Ceremony at the Taylor County War Memorial.
Bryan and Misty Hafley were honored with a baby shower on Sept. 9 at the home of Nancy Hafley.
Lora Carroll, 91, of North Central Avenue in Campbellsville, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2001, in Campbellsville.
Union College scored first, but Campbellsville University scored the final seven touchdowns in a 49-7 Mid-South Conference game Saturday afternoon.
Dwight Sandidge retired recently after working in the dairy industry for more than four decades, the last 28 years with Flav-O-Rich.
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 14, 1991
A parade followed by the lighting of a community Christmas tree will be the focus of a celebration of lights on Friday, Dec. 6.
Start saving those pennies, nickels, dimes and anything else. The seventh annual Green River Arts and Crafts Holiday Festival and Art Show are scheduled for Nov. 23 and 24.
Robert and Cecil Bryant of Knifley celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary on Nov. 7. The Bryants have six children.
Joe Morrison will celebrate his 100th birthday on Nov. 15.
THIRTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 12, 1981
About 1,100 workers at the Union Underwear Plant in Campbellsville are now working four-day weeks because of reduced orders. The cutbacks affect primarily those making T-shirts.
A baby shower was given in honor of Connie Bohanon recently at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church.
Gary Martin of Campbellsville set a new state record for 20-year-olds in the Louisville Metro Marathon Sunday. Martin completed the 26 miles in 2:36.30, averaging 5.58 per mile.
FORTY YEARS AGO
NOV. 11, 1971
Campbellsville is preparing to move its sanitary landfill to this county. The City Council gave second reading and approval on Tuesday night to an ordinance entering the city into a lease purchase agreement for 131 acres of land just off Palestine Road.
Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Campbell, of Star Route in Campbellsville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 14, 1971, with an open house.
FIFTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 9, 1961
Thirty-three Taylor County residents are among the 10,623 enrolled at the University of Kentucky's main campus and five two-year centers this fall.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Thompson, Summersville, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Thursday, Nov. 2.
SIXTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 8, 1951
Word was received at press time that Pvt. Charles M. Minor, the 22-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. A.B. Minor of Elk Horn, was killed in action in Korea on Oct. 21.
Sgt. Earnest Lynn Cookley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Cookley, was killed in action on Oct. 13, according to a telegram received by his wife, Mrs. Phyllis Burton Cookley, from the War Department last Saturday.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO
NOV. 6, 1941
Mrs. T.W. Callison, in charge of Knitters for the Red Cross, has asked that knitters check their measurement for garments with the scale on directions and to get them as accurate as possible.
Among the students enrolled at the University of Lexington for the fall term are the following students from this county, Helen Frances Hazard, John A. Young Jr., Sam B. Coppock Jr., Ina Mae Huddleston, Charles Edwin Hayes, Lee Sprowles, Margie Smith, Margaret May Sanders, Maurice Edward Mitchell, Isaiah Kessler Miller, Margaret R. Newcomb and William Earl Netherland.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 5, 1931
Master Clarence Willock was entertained at his home last Thursday in honor of his 14th birthday. Those present were Misses Ernestine Willock, Margaret Hackley, Ethel Shaw, Katherine Gibson, Sarah Willock, Georgianna and Mary Durrett, Messrs. George Willson, Charles Hoskins, Richard Hutchinson, Jack Fenzel and Paul Willock.
Those having perfect attendance at the Wee Yan School for the month of October were Grace Williams, Margaret Wood, Dorothy Roberts, Rosa Mae Roberts, Sybil Crouch, Alva Wood, Vivian Roberts, Kenneth and Joseph Crouch.
NINETY YEARS AGO
Nov. 2, 1921
C.M. Wade, a junior in the College of Agriculture at Lexington, was painfully cut and bruised on Nov. 4 when he fell from a bicycle near the Experiment Station in Lexington. He was returning from the University Farm to the campus when his bicycle hit a rock and threw him headlong.
From Pleasant Hill letter: Someone entered the barn of S.A. Edwards on Friday night, attached the wheels of his buggy, also harness, and left as they came, leaving no sign, not even the current legal tender. Dr. J.S. White's buggy wheels were taken several weeks ago in the same manner. The blacksmith shop of George M. Short was also broken into and several valuable tools were stolen.
A HUNDRED YEARS AGO
Nov. 8, 1911
The old Board of Councilmen was re-elected by a majority of 80 to 42. The following named councilmen are C.F. Mantz, J.H. Chandler, R.F. Hord, J.C. Durham, W.C. Cloyd and Dr. O.R. Reesor.
The Rev. Jandon conducted baptismal services this morning at the creek east of Campbellsville. A crowd of 1,000 people was reported to be at this service, and 61 candidates received baptisms.
From Hatcher letter: The Durham brothers drove a large number of cattle from this neighborhood to Campbellsville last Thursday.
Mrs. Anna Moody was in town Friday shopping.
From the Maple Letter: Walter Sprowles was in New Hope last week on business and pleasure trip. Enouch Morris and his wife, Fannie, were in Lebanon last Friday on business.