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TEN YEARS AGO
Nov. 21, 2002
Neil and Jaclyn Dabney of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Hayden Nicholas, on Monday, May 6, at 8:49 a.m. at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
Wallace and Clara Sapp of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Oct. 17.
Mannsville Homemakers met on Thursday, Nov. 14, at the home of Dronda Anderson with 16 present.
Wesley Miller Spires Burton celebrated his first birthday at his home.
Peggy Cable, 53, of Wildwood Way in Campbellsville, died on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, in Louisville.
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 19, 1992
Mackenzie Wise won the Petite Miss USA Summer Dream title on Saturday, Nov. 7, in Somerset.
David Lipscomb pinned a 109-85 loss on the Campbellsville College Lady Tigers on Tuesday night in Nashville.
Henry T. Graves, 75, a farmer of Bengal Road in Campbellsville, son of the late Len Ingram Graves and Mary Francis Gaddis, was born in Green County on Oct. 11, 1917. He died at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, 1992, in Campbellsville because of a sudden illness.
THIRTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 18, 1982
Wedding vows were exchanged by Sherri Sapp and Dr. James R. Angel on Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. The candlelight ceremony was performed at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church by the Rev. W.R. Beard.
The annual Thanksgiving Service of the Christian churches in Taylor County will be at Woodlawn Christian Church on Wednesday, Nov. 24.
Dot and Jim Dickens celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Nov. 13 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Humphress.
FORTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 16, 1972
The dangerous Wee-Yan curve on Campbellsville/Liberty Road is due for elimination and a new half-mile stretch of straight road is to be built in its place.
Mrs. Sadie Farmer of Mannsville was given a surprise party on Sunday in honor of her 71st birthday at the home of her son, Omer Farmer.
Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Anderson will be celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 26.
Mr. and Mrs. George Anderson, Mrs. Bertha Willis and Miss Doris Anderson spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Anderson of Bowling Green.
FIFTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 16, 1962
George H. Wilson, Taylor County Civil Defense chairman, said this week that a report from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, indicated that the L&N Tunnel at Spurlington is safe and adequate to house 1,600 persons in case of an emergency.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse H. Sublett of this city will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 18, at the home of a son, Richard Sublett, on Route 4 in Campbellsville.
SIXTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 13, 1952
The Rev. Frank Sanders has resigned the pastorate at Campbellsville Cumberland Presbyterian Church, effective Jan. 1, 1953, it was learned today.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hayes of Lexington are the parents of a girl, Helen Moody, born Nov. 7 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.
Miss Mary Lynn Dunbar of Oak Ridge Tenn. is spending this week with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Sidney Dunbar.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 12, 1942
Campbellsville was shocked on Wednesday by the announcement that Woodrow Puryear, one of Campbellsville's most likable boys, was "missing in action." He is the son of the late Abe Puryear and Mrs. Puryear and the brother of Blanche and Pearl Puryear.
Mrs. Henry R. Turner and son, Henry R. Jr. of Odgen, Utah, are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Wood.
Taylor County women will be asked to turn in their old and worn nylon hosiery in a salvage drive, which begins on Monday, Nov. 16.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 3, 1932
Mr. and Mrs. Olyn Taylor and daughter, Miss Martha Davis, left today for Miami, Fla., where they will spend the winter months.
Mr. and Mrs. George B. Pruitt and daughter, Miss Laura Pearl Pruitt of Moreland, Ky., were guests this week of Mr. and Mrs. H.S. Robinson.
A HUNDRED YEARS AGO
Nov. 6, 1912
Woodrow Wilson carried Taylor County by 303 Plurality over Roosevelt. The election in Taylor County passed off quickly, resulting in 1,144 votes for Wilson, Roosevelt 841 and Taft 463.
The Cook Homestead located on Main Street, which was recently purchased by Mr. William Hill, is being torn down for kindling wood.
Dr. and Mrs. J.L. Atkinson returned last week from Louisville, where they attended the State Medical Convention.