Early Days

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By The Staff


June 25, 1998

The Campbellsville High School Dance Team had its third annual summer dance clinic June 15-19 at CHS.

The David Allen Chapter, National Service Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated Flag Day on June 14 with a luncheon at the Candlestick Restaurant.

Army Pvt. Benjamin L. Houk II has entered basic training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

Jeremy Taylor has been named a United States National Award winner in physical education.

Cora Price of Shepherdsville, formerly of Campbellsville, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday, June 27.


June 30, 1988

The CKATs grabbed first place in their own invitational swim meet over the weekend as Mike Godstead's troops held off forces from Elizabethtown, Owensboro and powerful Lakeside of Louisville.

Burglars made off with 112 cartons of assorted cigarettes in a late-night burglary Monday at Warren's Ice Cream Churn.

Fred Waddle's tenure as a Kentucky All-Star assistant is over and the Taylor County head mentor is glad to be back in Central Kentucky. Despite the two losses suffered to their Indiana counterparts, Waddle was still pleased with his opportunity.

Finn Watson drove Gene Hatcher's H&R Machine/SwaffordSings/R&N Racing/Gaerte Engines/Rayburn to the winner's circle at Taylor County Speedway on Friday night, marking his third late model U-M-P victory of the season.


June 29, 1978

Mrs. Henry Spratt, Mary Sue Harmon and son Jamie vacationed Thursday, Friday and Saturday of last week at Louie Nunn Lodge in Barren River Lake Sate Resort Park.

Miss Kristy Coop of Chapel Hill, N.C., was the luncheon guest of Anne Pike at Jerry's on Monday.

Alvia Bell has been a patient at the local hospital for the past week with pneumonia.

Ross DeWitt returned home the first of the week from a two-week visit in Phoenix, Ariz. with Robert Denton.

Carol Kaylene Taylor has recently graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with an associate degree in nursing.

Pvt. Cathy Abell has just completed an extensive 10-week course as an information specialist/journalist at Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Ind.


June 26, 1958

J.W. Burkholder Jr., always known as J.W., has joined his father's insurance agency here, beginning his duties last week. J.W. has been in school at Mississippi Southern College.

Dr. Damon Allen was the guest speaker Monday night at the Springfield Lions Club, where he explained the Sight Conservation Program as put on by the Campbellsville Lions Club last year.

Mr. and Mrs. Russell Akin of Lexington were the weekend guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R.E. Akin.

Mr. and Mrs. Lester Smith and son of Little Rock, Ark. are the guests this week of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Noah Smith and other relatives.

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond O'Banion, daughter and granddaughter, Paula McColley and Vera Stillbower, of Shelbyville, Ind. were the weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Vester Goff and other relatives.


June 24, 1948

It says here in a "Do You Remember" column that the first sidewalk was built in front of the Joe Whitlock place of business, which is the present location of the News-Journal.

Mr. and Mrs. Forest Hogue have returned from a two-week vacation at Cynthiana and Salvisa, Ky.

Mr. and Mrs. Al Langley and daughter, of Louisville, were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Willock.

Mr. and Mrs. William F. Cornett, Lexington, spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. George Hill

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cooper, Bowling Green, spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Chilton Pike.