.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Early Days for 12-27

-A A +A
By Marie Cox

 

TEN YEARS AGO

Dec. 26, 2002

Clay Bell of Campbellsville has been selected for membership in the National Society of High School Scholars.

Modern Day Homemakers met Thursday, Dec. 12, at the home of Donna Kerr for their meeting and Christmas dinner.

Willard "Bud" Dudgeon, 90, of Campbellsville, died on Wednesday, Dec. 18 in Elizabethtown.

Tunes for Tots collected $1,812.70 for the local toy drive.

Adam Simmons, a student at Campbellsville Elementary School, recently attended the 2002 Fall Super Saturdays program at Western Kentucky University.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

Dec. 23, 1992

Four years ago, this community mourned the death of Johnny Edrington, a state trooper killed in the line of duty. Sunday, the community again opened its hearts to Edrington and his family, dedicating a memorial in his honor and that of all members of emergency services.

Waymon H. and Louise Garner of Campbellsville will celebrate their 45th anniversary Dec. 24.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

Dec. 23, 1982

Ruth Sallee recently retired after 26 years in the 4400 unit at Union Underwear.

Raymond Pipes "Poortown" Thompson, 80, an institution to about three generations of Campbellsville High students, died yesterday at Taylor County Hospital.

FORTY YEARS AGO

Dec. 21, 1972

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Antle were in Gibson, Ill., Monday and Tuesday of last week to attend the funeral of Mr. Antle's sister, Mrs. Wilma Tandy.

Identical twins Terry and Jerry Carter celebrated their first birthday Saturday with a big cake. They are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Carter of 621 Osage St. in Campbellsville.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

Dec. 20, 1962

Taylor County residents were rocked by a sudden loud explosion and concussion Monday night at 6:30, which was first thought to be an explosion but was later ascertained to have been a jet airplane breaking the sound barrier.

A two-page color spread appeared in the Courier-Journal magazine section on Frances McKnight, local pharmacist, concerning her hobby of making and dressing dolls.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

Dec. 18, 1952

The Taylor County Manufacturing Co. is in the process of moving from temporary locations in Campbellsville to its new building on Campbellsville-Greensburg highway, it was announced today by Albert Ross, plant manager.

Because of ill health, Allison Shipp, president of the Citizens Bank and Trust Co. and a businessman here for many years, is retiring.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

Dec. 17, 1942

The collection of silk and nylon hosiery at the stores here and by the Campbellsville Homemakers Club netted 180 pounds.

Kenneth M. Moore, 19, of Louisville, has been killed in action with the U.S. Marines on Guadalcanal. He is the nephew of Mrs. W.E. McWhorter.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

December 1932

James Paul Farmer, 20-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. E.F. Farmer, drowned last Thursday when he fell into a well at the Farmer home near Finley.

Mrs. C.C. Sparks and her son, Dan, and Mr. Jones Coople of Louisville, arrived this week for an extended visit with Mrs. W.T. Underwood.

NINETY YEARS AGO

Dec. 17, 1922

Coakley and Durham are remodeling their new property recently bought from the Gowdy heirs and expect to have their new store ready for occupancy by the first of February.