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TEN YEARS AGO
Feb. 6, 2003
Forest and Altha Bland of Campbellsville recently celebrated 80 years of togetherness.
Bailee Gowin celebrated her sixth birthday on Jan. 27 with a bowling party and a sleepover.
Sgt. Jeremy Scott Carter, 23, of Campbellsville, is serving in the United States Marines. He is stationed at Camp Lejune, N.C.
Jim and Gladys Roberts celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Jan. 17.
Glen and Kathryn Jane Roy of Campbellsville will celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Feb. 18.
Danny Jones, 39, of Brooke Way in Campbellsville, died on Friday, Jan. 31, after an illness.
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Feb. 4, 1993
Imogene Dudgeon celebrated her 70th birthday on Sunday, Jan. 24, at Campbellsville First United Methodist Church. Her children, Darrell K. Dudgeon and Myna Graham, hosted a surprise reception.
Taylor County High School students selected for the 1993 Kentucky All-State Chorus are Scott Burress, John Davenport, Lisa Tapscott, Michael Mardis and Brian Helm.
Helen Watson, 80, of Knifley Road in Elk Horn, died at 5:29 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, in Louisville after a sudden illness.
THIRTY YEARS AGO
Jan. 27, 1983
CKNJ Staff Writer Fran Cowherd has been named the 1982 recipient of the Kentucky School Boards Association Award for Excellence in educational reporting.
Willard and Ethel Perkins will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a celebration hosted by their children at Green River Memorial Baptist Church on Feb. 6 from 2 to 4 p.m.
FORTY YEARS AGO
Feb. 1, 1973
The marriage of Bonnie Lou Faulkner and John Wesley Webster will be solemnized at Salem Baptist Church on Saturday, Feb. 10, at 7:30 p.m.
Dora G. Dowling, president of Western Kentucky University, announced on Jan. 12 that Denise Mann was named to the dean's list at Western for the 1972 fall semester.
Pvt. 2 James "Rick" Wilson is getting his basic training in Army Reserves stationed at Ft. Polk, La. He completes his training on Feb. 19 and at present is serving as a platoon guide.
FIFTY YEARS AGO
Jan. 31, 1963
Superintendent Thomas F. Hamilton revealed today that Paul Coop, basketball coach at Campbellsville High School, will resign the coaching portion of his duties at the end of the present season.
The Western Kentucky Gas office moved on Monday, Jan. 28, to its new office building at 410 E. Main St.
Spurlington Methodist Church was the scene of the wedding of Teresa Phillips, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Phillips of Elk Horn, and Jimmie Spurling, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gobel Spurling of Spurlington, on Friday, Jan. 18, at 7:30 p.m.
SIXTY YEARS AGO
Feb. 5, 1953
More than 760 memberships have been received by Taylor County Farm Bureau officials today.
A new grocery store opened this week on Risen Avenue, it was announced today by the owner H.C. Roberson.
Billy and Helen Gribbins of Merrimac are the parents of a girl, Maureen, born on Feb. 4.
Mr. and Mrs. William O'Banion, city, are the parents of a boy, born on Jan. 24.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO
Feb. 4, 1943
Lt. David Cole had his wings pinned on by his mother, Mrs. A.S. Cole, of this city after graduation exercises at Blackland Army Flying School.
Miss Hattie Forrest, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Forrest of Route 1 in Elk Horn, became Taylor County's first member of the WAACS, women's service organization under the army.
Miss Hattie Jarboe is able to be out after recovering from injuries recently received in a fall.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO
Jan. 31, 1933
J.R. Sanders, attorney in fact for J.W. Meader, et. al, sold to Mrs. Fannie G. Wilson, a house and lot on Main Street known as the Colonial Inn.
William Allen Reynolds, 9-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. William Reynolds, of Finley, died on Saturday at the home of his parents.
NINETY YEARS AGO
Jan. 25, 1923
Mrs. Mary Dunbar, 92, died on Tuesday at the home of her son, Dr. O.S. Dunbar, in the city on Lebanon Avenue. Mrs. Dunbar was the widow of the late Sidney Dunbar of Adair County. She is survived by six children, one of which is Dr. Dunbar of this city.
Ira Vaughn has taken a position as salesman with the Buchanan-Lyon Co.