Early Days

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By The Staff


April 9, 1998

Marine Lance Cpl. Bradley O. Pogue has departed on a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit.

Ashley Brooke Tucker of Campbellsville became a member of the University of Kentucky Cheerleaders last fall.

Taylor County Sheriff John Shipp recently completed the National Sheriff's Institute executive development program conducted at the National Institute of Corrections Center in Longmont, Col.

The Taylor County girls' and boys' track teams placed first in a quadrangular meet Monday at home.

Brad Bagert, author of children's poems and books, came to Taylor County Elementary recently to inspire and motivate students to become better writers.


April 7, 1988

High winds ripped through Taylor County yesterday uprooting trees, lifting roofs, crushing barns and shutting off electrical service to a large area.

CW2 Michael W. Melton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Melton, Campbellsville, was recently recognized for his service in the U.S. Army.

Andrea Edwards celebrated her first birthday March 23. She is the daughter of Tim and Sandy Edwards.

David Minor of Campbellsville has won the High School Baptist Young Men's Speak Out competition for the south central region at Lebanon Baptist Church.


April 3, 1978

Richard and Linda Martin, 906 W. Main Street, are proud to announce the birth of a son, Bob, on March 30 at 11:14 at the Taylor County Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs., 6 oz. The Martins also have two daughters.

The Campbellsville Junior Woman's Club Art Auction from National Art Auction Gallery in New York will be Friday, April 21.

Ronna Michelle Miller celebrated her fourth birthday Thursday, March 16 at her home, 200 Western Drive, with cake and ice cream. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Verlas Miller.


April 1968

Winners of the Campbellsville School Spring Festival were: Prince and Princess, Mike Harris and Sue Williams; Mr. and Miss Junior High, Ricky Newton and Dianne Beard; and King and Queen, George Wise and Pat Allen.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Walters of Campbellsville will celebrate their golden anniversary Sunday, April 17 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Curry at 204 Carden St.

On Sunday, March 31, Mr. Robert Money of Campbellsville celebrated his 80th birthday.


April 3, 1958

Campbellsville Rotary, at its meeting last Friday night, elected Herman Routenberg, Campbellsville Department Store operator, to serve for the coming year, which starts July 1.

Taylor County farmers are in a bad position regarding plant bed burning and seeding, according to reports. Those who have prepared them are having no luck due to mold and rotting of seeds.

John McCubbin has received information from Detroit on the 1959 Edsel, which will have a new body with the same vertical front end retained as well as a horizontal rear styling. The Edsel car will aim at the upper end of the low price field and lower end of the medium price field.

Mrs. David H. Mitchell of Cincinnati visited her daughter, Miss Betty.


April 15, 1948

Making the honor roll at Campbellsville High School were: Dean Harden, Nell Mitchell, senior; Vivian Romine, junior.

The Taylor County Sportsman League announces a fish fry with plenty of fish, coffee and potato chips. The committee: T.O. Purcell, Herman Hubbard, Welby Nance and Buck Noe. President of the club is Buckner Miller; Ray Taylor, vice president; Herman Hubbard, secretary, and Buford Knifley, treasurer.

Funeral services for Mrs. Eva Henson, 56, were at Mt. Carmel Church with the Rev. H.J. Conover in charge.

Mr. and Mrs. John Ramsey have returned from a vacation in Florida.


April 14, 1938

George E. Sapp was named county school superintendent for a four-year term. L.B. Cox, who has been acting superintendent, will return to work as attendance officer.

Little Miss Margaret Joe Jarboe, a pupil in Miss Christine Graham's room, fell and broke her arm while at play at school. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marion Jarboe.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Crouch and daughter, Jo Ann, of Dayton, Ohio returned to their home Sunday after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Ed Crouch.

Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Wilson spent the weekend in Somerset with relatives and friends.


April 12, 1928

R.A. Kerr left Friday for Middlesboro to assume his duties as Railway Mail Clerk.

R.S. Bailey, W.R. Mahan and Fred Parrott were in Louisville on business last weekend.

Fred Hamilton, Lexington, spent the weekend with his family here.

Mr. and Mrs. H.R. Turner were in Louisville the first of the week for the opening of the season for the Louisville Colonels.


April 18, 1918

Murry Buster, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hoskins buster, has enlisted in the Navy and is stationed at Great Lakes, Ill.

James R. Sanders, Louisville, was here in the interest of the Third Liberty Loan. While here, he was the guest of his brothers, Samuel and Dr. Richard Sanders.