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TEN YEARS AGO
Sept. 24, 1998
In celebration of National Grandparents Day on Sept. 18, the Campbellsville High School Future Homemakers of America Chapter hosted a grandparents' brunch.
Rebecca Dial, who has been working part-time in news for the past five years, has accepted a promotion to become a staff writer at the Central Kentucky News-Journal.
Helen Burris was the top individual fundraiser in the recent Taylor County Chapter "Relay for Life" drive sponsored by the American Cancer Society.
Brittany Mattingly celebrated her fourth birthday Sept. 14 at Kiddieland Day care.
Campbellsville University invites all alumni and friends to attend Homecoming 1998 on Friday, Oct. 9 through Sunday, Oct. 11.
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Sept. 29, 1988
Jeannie Herron, a Campbellsville resident, is among 28 Eastern Kentucky University students selected to participate in the school's new academic program.
The 12th Annual Green River Lake Road Race and 2-mile fun Run/Walk sponsored by the News-Journal will be Sunday, Oct. 16 at Green River Lake State Park.
Jerry Pike, son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Pike, celebrated his fifth birthday with a surprise party Sept. 1 with fellow students at Joyce Farmer's kindergarten class at Taylor County Elementary.
Rufus Hansford, owner of Hansford Auction and Realty Co., was a finalist in the 1988 World Tobacco Auctioneering Championship in Danville, Va. on Sept. 17.
THIRTY YEARS AGO
Sept. 28, 1978
Campbellsville City Police are issuing citations to businesses within the city limits operating without an occupational license.
Mr. and Mrs. H.R. Richardson and son, Damarco, spent the weekend in Cincinnati with their son, Dr. Tadaro Richardson.
George Wilson returned home Tuesday from Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, following surgery.
Pvt. Robert Leslie Richerson, son of Wanda S. Richerson of Campbellsville, finished basic training at Ft. McClellon, Ala. on July 29.
Navy Seaman Recruit Russell K. Franklin, son of Arvin L. and Helen D. Franklin of 508 Bell Ave., Campbellsville, has completed recruit training at the Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, Ill.
FIFTY YEARS AGO
Sept. 25, 1958
Some state work is being done on two bridges on the Campbellsville-Mannsville Road, Route 70, widening the two bridges. Special crews have been sent in for this much needed work.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Smith, 216 Lincoln, city, announces the birth of a son Sept. 17.
Mr. and Mrs. George Weekes of Campbellsville, and known by all in this town, will celebrate their 36th wedding anniversary Friday, Sept. 26.
Billy Atkinson, son of Dr. and Mrs. W.B. Atkinson, left last Tuesday to resume his studies at Duke University in Durham, N.C., where he is a senior.
SIXTY YEARS AGO
Sept. 23, 1948
C.H. Ellis Jr. (Baby) has been awarded the plumbing and heating contract for the new R.E.A. Building on Greensburg Road.
Allen Monson, for 14 years manager of Monson's Department Store in Greensburg, has purchased that store from his brother, George Monson, Campbellsville.
Mrs. Marvin Wise, Mrs. David W. Mitchell, Miss Nell Gardner Mitchell and Bob Wise were in Louisville last Friday.
Miss Nell Smiper of Louisville is the guest this week of Mrs. George H. Wilson.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Lowe of Lexington spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Buchanan.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO
Sept. 22, 1938
R.G. Dowell, owner of Service Cleaners, has announced the installing of the latest and most modern in pressing units, which makes their plant one of the best equipped in the central part of the state.
Miss Mildred Money, Bengal correspondent, was the winner of the silver cup given by the News-Journal to the correspondent with the most meritorious record of service. The event took place at the annual fish fry at the Gozder Camp on Green River.
Mrs. D.A. Burford and Miss Alice Burford, Nashville, spent the weekend with Miss Louise Ellis.
Mrs. Paul Melton, Cleveland, Ohio, returned home Wednesday after several days' visit with her mother, Mrs. Sue Sanders.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO
Sept. 20, 1928
Harold Rice, son of B.A. Rice, and Miss Nona Pendleton of Acton, announced their marriage of Aug. 6 this week.
Judge Granville Hogan, St. Louis, Mo., arrived here yesterday for a visit with his sister, Mrs. C.V. Hiestand and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Tarter returned home Sunday from Louisville where they attended the state fair.
Mrs. Burr Gilpin left Thursday morning for Burkesville, for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawhorn.
NINETY YEARS AGO
Sept. 26, 1918
The Red Cross sewing room this week reported the shipping of 500 pairs of socks and 75 sweaters for the use of the boys over there.
Mr. J.T. Gowdy, the well-known local liveryman, is this week having his livery stable changed to an automobile repository. He will have ample room to care for cars needing mechanical attention.
Henry Wilson is in Detroit, where he has a position in an automobile factory.