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TEN YEARS AGO
Nov. 29, 2001
Campbellsville High School Class of 1951 hosted its 50 year reunion on Sept. 1 at Creek Side Restaurant.
Kentucky Christian School students celebrated Pastor Appreciation Month on Oct. 23 by inviting their pastors to school for a reception.
More than 600 people last year received a warm, decent coat thanks to the efforts of Randy Watson at Best Financial and several other businesses. Watson again this year is heading a drive to collect good, used coats.
There is now a wall in Miller Park that depicts the history of Taylor County.
Amy Knifley was honored with a baby shower on Nov. 3 at Campbellsville Christian Church. Amy and her husband Lyle are expecting their first Child.
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 27, 1991
Mitchell and Shirley Cox of Campbellsville will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Dec. 1 with a reception at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Junior Cox at 216 Gowdy St.
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Smith will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Dec. 1, 1991.
Taylor County Hospital has once again received accreditation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
Some farmers went home happy from the first burley sales on Monday.
THIRTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 26, 1981
Patricia Gayle Wise, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Wise of Campbellsville, became the bride of Jeffrey Glen Sprowles of Campbellsville, on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 2 p.m. at Palestine Baptist Church.
Some of the best quality tobacco offered for sale on Monday brought as much as $1.83 per pound. But some farmers at Burley Tobacco Warehouse Nov. 2 in Greensburg complained that wasn't enough when inflation is taken into account. Most tobacco sold for about $1.77 per pound.
Eva Mae Dudgeon, 91, a resident of Rt. 5, died at Taylor County Hospital on Nov. 18. She was born on Jan. 5, 1890, the daughter of Cordilla Wise and John M. Carroll. She married Willie Matt Dudgeon.
FORTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 25, 1971
King Burley went on the auction block on Monday in the first test of the new poundage controls and an average price approaching $78 per hundred weight was recorded around the state.
A new radio station, WGRK, is locating in Greensburg and hopes to be broadcasting by Dec. It will be 1550 on the dial.
FIFTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 23, 1961
The Rev. Henry T. Parrott, pastor of Walnut Hill Baptist Church, announced that a ground breaking service will be Nov. 26 at 2:30 p.m. at the new church site on Lowell Avenue.
Taylor County High School's Cardinals, showing rapid improvement in their past two contests, will not see anymore action until Thursday night when they entertain Metcalfe County in the first part of a double header at the new TCHS gym.
Mrs. Clarence Goodin entertained on Sunday with a dinner at her home on Pike's Ridge. The occasion being Mrs. Goodin's and Mrs. Garnett Pike's birthday.
SIXTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 22, 1951
The 23rd Field Artillery Battalion, which includes many Taylor Countians, has been ordered to ready for overseas duty and will leave Fort Bragg, N.C., this Saturday for Camp Stonewall, Calf., where they will await shipment to the Korean front. About 30 men from Taylor County are still in the unit.
Mr. and Mrs. Colby Deener are the parents of a daughter born on Saturday, Nov. 17.
The local fire department answered 28 alarms during the past year and extinguished fires whose damage was estimated at more than $100,000.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 20, 1941
Redman Turner, local grocery man, was named to the Campbellsville City School Board at their meeting last week. He replaces J. Porter Hord, sheriff-elect, who resigned after the election.
Miss Rio Burke, accomplished Campbellsville vocalist, will be featured on Friday night at the dinner meeting of the BPW Club, at which D.K. Moss, FBI agent, is guest speaker. Burke is nationally known as a soloist and former radio star.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 19, 1931
A great forest fire devastated the Acton section on Tuesday destroying miles of timber and property.
Billy Parrott, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Parrott, was accidentally shot on Tuesday morning in the right eye. It has not yet been determined whether or not his eye can be saved. Barring any infections, the doctors are optimistic, however.
NINETY YEARS AGO
Nov. 24, 1921
The three-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Tucker of Spurlington died last Friday after an illness of several days of diphtheria.
Miss Gladys Gore and Elam Moss motored to Lebanon and were married by the Rev. J.G. Akin at the Methodist parsonage there. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Gore and groom is the son of Wesley Moss.
A HUNDRED YEARS AGO
Nov. 22, 1911
The BYPU program at the Baptist church on Nov. 26 will include several numbers, including a quartet composed of Elizabeth Durham, Nora Sherrill, J.H. Sanders and L.M. Mitchell also a paper to be read by Robert Tandy. Everyone is urged to come.
Mrs. R.F. Jordon fell on a crossing on Maple Street on Sunday and sustained painful injuries. Although her injuries are not considered alarming, they were at first feared to be of a somewhat serious nature.