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TEN YEARS AGO
Dec. 13, 2001
Rudolph and Dorothy Houk will celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday.
Charles M. Jones, 83 of Snow Lane in Campbellsville died Friday, Dec. 7, 2001, in Campbellsville.
James R. Bell, 83 of Reids Chapel Road in Campbellsville died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2001 in Glasgow. He served on city council from 1962 until 1982.
Pastor Paul W. Patton will retire as senior pastor of the Campbellsville Christian Church Dec. 30.
Megan Rodgers and Caleb Bell were named Most Valuable Players at Taylor County High School's 2001 Golf banquet.
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Dec. 12, 1991
Jolly and Katheryn Humphress will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday, Dec. 15.
Just a little more than 24 hours after the lights were turned on, the community Christmas tree at Miller Park was vandalized.
Coakley and Flora Ford, Campbellsville, will celebrate their 63rd wedding anniversary on Friday, Dec. 20.
THIRTY YEARS AGO
Dec. 10, 1981
Greg and Tammy Thompson, 105 Wilcox, announce the birth of their second daughter, Amanda Jo, at Taylor County Hospital on Dec. 1.
The Walnut Grove Homemakers and their families had their annual Christmas party at the home of Miriam Gore on Saturday night. 17 people were present.
Mr. and Mrs. Chandler Smith and son, Adam, of New Albany, Ind., were weekend visitors of Chandler's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Smith, and visited his grandfather, Guy Smith Sr., in Jane Todd Hospital.
FORTY YEARS AGO
Dec. 9, 1971
State Park Marina is the site of preliminary groundwork despite cold weather and mud, which halted work early this week.
A busload and many cars of Taylor County residents, mostly Democrat and part campaign workers during the recent primary and general election, attended the inauguration of Gov. Wendell Ford and Lieutenant Gov. Julian Carroll at Frankfort on Tuesday.
Green River Feeder Calf Association officers and directors gathered at the Topper Restaurant last Thursday for a steak supper recognizing the close of the association's most successful year yet.
FIFTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 30, 1961
Campbellsville's annual Christmas parade featuring old Santa Claus will be held on Saturday morning, Dec. 9 beginning at 10 a.m.
Acton 4-H Club's Return of the Red Man took first place in the club act division of the county talent show held Friday at the Campbellsville High School. Shamrock 4-H Club's Specialty Act featuring Betty Rae Moss and Gwynette Turner won first in the Specialty Division.
Sharon Ann Warren, accompanied by her mother, Mrs. J.D. Warren, returned to their home after a full week in Chicago. Sharon Ann was crowned Miss Teenage Contact Lens Princess of 1961 in an elaborate banquet ceremony.
SIXTY YEARS AGO
Nov. 29, 1951
80,000 staves were destroyed in a fire here early Tuesday night at the Bourbon Cooperage Company . It kept the fire department from Campbellsville and Greensburg busy for approximately four hours.
Patty Baxter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hamp Baxter, was honored with a birthday party on her fourth birthday Monday, Nov. 26 at her home in Campbellsville.
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Kehrer of Indianapolis are the parents of a son, Stephen Alan, born Friday, Nov. 9. Mrs. Kehrer is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Harmon.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO
Miss Ann White of Soule's Chapel 4-H Club won second prize at the state R.E.A. contest which was sponsored to acquaint farmers with various uses of electricity. She received a gold pin and $5 from the local R.E.A.
Fuller Harding, representative from Taylor and Adair counties, is the youngest representative in the state to serve in the legislature, which opens nights from Jan. 1.
The Campbellsville Skating Rink was opened last Saturday night for the winter season with skating three nights a week.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO
November 26, 1931
A truck belonging to Lester Collins of Marion-Taylor Milk Company was the cause of a peculiar wreck last Saturday night. Mr. Collins was attempting to crank the truck when it was in gear. The runaway, driverless truck gained momentum and started down Main Street. Collins was unable to sidestep and avoid injury. The truck hit a state highway machine, a Ford, slightly damaging it, and crashed into a Chevrolet.
G.T. Atchley of Lemon's Bend suffered the loss of his left hand Tuesday afternoon as a result of it being caught in the belt of an engine on a saw. His left arm was amputated between the wrist and elbow.
NINETY YEARS AGO
December 1, 1921
On the farm of Thomas Stone, near Shiloh, a gas well of 2,000,000 feet was brought in. This is one of the biggest wells in the county and was drilled by Blane Rodgers.
The Young People's Missionary Society of the Methodist Church met on Friday at the home of Mrs. C.R. Fleece. After business and refreshments, a baby picture contest took place in which Master Paul Piercy took the prize.
George M. Hammond, national speaker of the Anti-Saloon League, addressed an audience at the Baptist Church on the subject of the Challenge of the Times.
A HUNDRED YEARS AGO
November 1, 1911
The 12-year-old daughter, Elizabeth, of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel T. Miller passed away Thursday night following an illness of Scarlet Fever, which developed into diphtheria of the most violent kind.
Campbellsville awoke Friday morning to find itself in the cooling grasp of winter, for during the night a cold wave, fresh from the bargain counter of some northern land, had put its appearance here. The ground was covered with snow and the temperature was quite cold.