Early Days

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By The Staff


April 23, 2008

Julie Wright will celebrate her 80th birthday with a reception given in her honor on Sunday.

Anthony Humphress has been named an admissions assistant for the 1998-1999 year at Transylvania University.

Members of the Campbellsville High School Future Homemakers of America went to Louisville for the state meeting April 6-9.

Boy Scout Troop 359 went on an Easter Bunny hike on April 11, covering 10.3 miles along with Windy Eastridge and North Loop trails at Green River Lake State Park.

Brad Sullivan will speak to the Taylor County Republican Women's Club at its meeting on Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m.


April 21, 1988

Viva Gilpin was honored with a birthday dinner at Soule's Chapel United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 17 in honor of her 90th birthday on April 13.

Army National Guard Pvt. Dominic L. Young, son of Mary F. Williams, 63 Hearon Road, Campbellsville, has completed basic training at Ft. Leonardwood, Mo.

Becky O'Banion, Campbellsville, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association.

Marine Pfc. David B. Veatch, son of David L. and Faye Veatch, 431 Poplar St., Campbellsville, has been promoted to his present rank while serving with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Fritenma on Okinawa.


April 20, 1978

Lindsey Wilson College will host its second annual Blue Raider Athletic Banquet on Monday, April 24.

Mr. and Mrs. Wade H. Bailey of Liberty announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Teresa Dawn Bailey, to Charles Dale Wolford, the son of Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Wolford of Campbellsville.

Mr. and Mrs. Herschel Moore Jr. of Route 3, Campbellsville, wish to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Annie Lee, to Jon Charles Nipple, Lexington, Ky. Jon is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nipple, Kokomo, Ind.


April 24, 1958

Betty Jean Mardis of New Albany visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mardis, over the weekend.

William Allen Wethington, a student at Western Kentucky University at Bowling Green, spent the past weekend visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otis Wethington.

Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Pruitt, Dr. and Mrs. R.D. Ingram and Mrs. Buford Knifley attended a dinner for Mr. J.G. Pruitt.

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rainwater announce the marriage of their daughter, Carolyn, to Wilbur Bright, son of Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Bright, Marion County.


May 6, 1948

The Rev. T.S. Curry has announced that he will build a 48-room hotel that will include two five-room apartments plus a basement.

Lee Edwards presided over the Lions Club meeting and named a nominating committee for selecting new officers: Harry R. Smith, J.W. Burkholder and J. Porter Hord.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Turner spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Zib Smith.

Edwin Haynes, Lexington, spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Hayes.


May 5, 1938

J. Merlin Wood, who recently moved to Glasgow with the L&N, has moved back here.

Sam Newton and R.S. Bailey spent Friday and Saturday in Charlestown, W.Va.

Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Rose, Glendale, spent the weekend with their parents.

Miss Louise Williams, Hollywood, Calif., spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.I. Williams.

Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Willock have returned from New York where they spent the week on business.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Redman, Louisville, spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. William J. Petot on the Columbia Pike.


May 3, 1928

Miss Anna Lou Dillon, who has completed her college courses at Logan College, Russellville and who is now teaching there, will appear in the cast of "Once in a Blue Moon" that is being staged by the students of Logan College.

Mr. and Mrs. T.W. Buchanan, who spent the winter in St. Petersburg, Fla., returned home Sunday, having motored through in her Lincoln sedan.


May 9, 1918

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hartford are the parents of a son.

Mr. and James Edwards, father of Harry and George Edwards, received a letter this week from George that the boys enjoyed the trip over the pond (Atlantic to you) and are ready to join the fighting Yanks at the front.

Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Carter, Stanford, were the guests of her mother, Mrs. Mary E. Wallace, last Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Sanders have moved to Smith's Grove where they will make their future home.

Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Cloyd and son Billy of New Hope spent several days this week visiting his parents, J.W. and Mrs. Cloyd and S.E. and Mrs. Kerr.