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Early Days for 11-21

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TEN YEARS AGO

Nov. 20, 2003

Greg and Janet Cowherd of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Rachel Nicole, at 4:15 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 10, at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville.

Upstream, a subsidiary of Rosenbluth International, has been sold to Indian conglomerate Godrej Group. However, company officials say Upstream will continue to operate its call center in Campbellsville.

Leslie M. Turner, 76, of Lyle Road in Campbellsville, died Nov. 15 at Taylor Regional Hospital after an illness.

Gwen Skaggs was the winner of a bracelet given by the Tulip Tree, 1105 S. Columbia Ave., in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month in October.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

Nov. 20, 1993

Mr. and Mrs. Edmon Miller will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Dec. 4, at Mt. Washington Baptist Church.

Ernestine Malone, 48, of Reids Chapel Road in Campbellsville, daughter of Frances Mann Keltner Mantegna of Greensburg and the late William Keltner, was born in Adair County, Nov. 6, 1945, and died at 10:45 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, 1993, in Campbellsville after an illness.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

Nov. 17, 1983

Two Taylor County men were among 60 new troops graduating from the Kentucky State Police Academy in Frankfort on Nov. 11. Assigned to the Columbia post are Dennis Benningfield, 28, and James Darnell Richerson, 29.

Luckett Lodge #137 of Hodgenville conducted the unveiling and christening ceremonies of Pleasant Union Baptist Church on Oct. 30 on KY 210.

The Green River Artists' Guild has announced its first annual Christmas Art Show and Sale to be Nov. 26-27 at Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue Squad building in Campbellsville.

FORTY YEARS AGO

Nov. 15, 1973

Lisa Jester, Campbellsville High School senior, was crowned Taylor County's Junior Miss for 1974 on Saturday night.

Mr. and Mrs. H.E. Dowell will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Nov. 25.

Campbellsville Elementary School Fall Festival will be Friday, Nov. 16, beginning at 6 p.m. at the school.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

Nov. 14, 1963

Charles R. Bright of Route 4 in Campbellsville enlisted in the U.S. Army on Nov. 5, said state Sergeant Spencer, local Army recruiter.

Doris Holt of Campbellsville was honored in a meeting of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of Elkhorn Methodist Church at the home of Mrs. Mazie Benningfield on Thursday, Nov. 7.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

Nov. 12, 1953

The family and a host of friends of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Keltner entertained at the family home on Route 4 on Sunday, Nov. 8, for Mrs. Keltner's 81st birthday.

The marriage of Mrs. Hattie Bell Kendell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Kendell, and Mr. Jerry Roberts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Roberts, took place Saturday, Nov. 6, at 5:30 p.m. at the home of the Rev. George Gaddie with Gaddie performing the ceremony.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

Nov. 11, 1943

The Nazis found themselves staggering this week hammering blows of the Russian Army that advanced in the Dneiper Bend sector some 40 miles and threatened 500,000 men. An advance of 17 miles was reported in the direction of the Polish border, threatening vital rail lines.

Richard Thomas Warren, 58, was killed by a hit and run driver near Greensburg on Sunday, Oct. 31.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

Nov. 2, 1933

George Monson, manager of Monson's Store here, is opening today a new store in Liberty under the management of his brother, J.A. Monson. This is the fourth store to be opened in this section of the state by Monson.

Mrs. Jessie Benningfield Carroll, 38, died Saturday at St. Joseph Infirmary in Louisville. She is survived by her husband and two children.

NINETY YEARS AGO

Nov. 8, 1923

Postmaster G.R. Holt, who has been confined to his home for the past week with rheumatism, is improving.

The N.K. Club was delightfully entertained by Miss Mary Brooks on Tuesday evening.

A HUNDRED YEARS AGO

Nov. 6, 1913

Lena Kerr, 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kerr, died Sunday at the home of her parents at Tebbs Bend, near Green County.

Prof. W.M. Jackson purchased a Buick roadster from Mr. S.B. Kincart this week.