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Early Days for 12-6

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By Marie Cox

 

TEN YEARS AGO

Dec. 5, 2002

Phil Harmon was recognized at the spring awards banquet sponsored by the Kentucky Society of Public Accountants honoring new CPAs and successful candidates from the November 2001 CPA examination.

Taylor County Republican Women donated $100 to the local food pantry.

Campbellsville High School Concert Band and Chorus will present concerts at Campbellsville University Gosser Fine Arts Center at 7 p.m.

Campbellsville will open the holiday season and welcome Santa Claus this weekend.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

December 1992

The holly jolly Christmas shopping season officially began last Friday and many local retailers say it is off to a good start.

Lisa Lynn Riordan of Bonnieville and David W. Dickens of Campbellsville were married on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the Smokey Mountain Wedding Chapel in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. The Rev. Robert Parsons officiated.

John Morrison celebrated his 101st birthday on Nov. 15. He had a party with many relatives and friends attending.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

Nov. 29, 1982

Richard "Dick" A. Miller, who served as city judge from 1964 to 1976, was buried yesterday at Brookside Cemetery.

Ann Thomas Neil, former coordinator of academic counseling at Campbellsville College, will be the guest speaker for the college's convocation at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 30, at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

The Campbellsville Woman's Club met on Monday, Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the home of Mrs. Dennis Smith on Lebanon Avenue with 17 members present.

FORTY YEARS AGO

Nov. 30, 1972

Don't stop when meeting funerals. The life you save may be your own.

Burley tobacco sales produced the highest statewide opening prices level in the 66-year history of the auction system last week, although averages were still lower than had been predicted.

A Taylor County landmark, the old Marcum Wholesale Grocery business on South Central Avenue, was sold at auction for $22,000 to Marion Davenport recently.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

Nov. 29, 1962

A telegram received from U.S. Senator John Sherman Cooper indicates a total of $899,991 was approved this week by the federal government for construction of a low rent housing project in Campbellsville.

Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Moss of Route 5 announce the marriage of their daughter, Judith Anne Moss, to Bobby Eastridge, son of Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Eastridge of Route 1 in Campbellsville.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

Nov. 27, 1952

Mrs. Vester Rice and Docia Skaggs in Campbellsville have won free turkeys at Lerman Brothers Department Store, it was learned today from Burr Gilpin, manager.

Paula Sanders, sister of Mrs. J. Lynwood Kessler, 501 Duffy Ave., a member of the sophomore class at Gulf Park College, Gulfport, Miss., was one of a group of student hostesses chosen to serve a tea at the college in honor of the United Daughters of the Confederacy during a national convention in Biloxi, Miss.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

Nov. 26, 1942

The city of Campbellsville and other towns of the nation will be denied Christmas street lighting from orders from the War Production Board.

Mr. and Mrs. Otis Phillips moved last week to Louisville to make their home. Phillips has accepted a position with L&N Railroad.

Margaret Wilson of Louisville spent the week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Wilson.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

Nov. 17, 1932

Winter came down on Campbellsville last weekend and sent the temperatures below freezing for the first time this season. A scattering of snow was noticeable here on Friday and Saturday.

Mrs. Fleece Cloyd of this city died on Sunday at the Deaconness Hospital in Louisville.

Mary Elizabeth Crume, 29, died at her home in this city on Friday afternoon after a few days illness. Mrs. Crume operated the Campbellsville Beauty Shop here for the past two years.

ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO

Nov. 20, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hobson of this city announce the arrival of a daughter on last Sunday night, Goldie Elizabeth.

Mrs. Ray Hobson, the local agent for the famous Harley Davidson Motorcycles Co., has delivered to Henry Parrott a single cylinder Harley-Davidson this week.

Charles Clark of Elk Horn purchased a five-passenger touring car this week.