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Early Days

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By The Staff

TEN YEARS AGO

June 11, 1998

Shelli Lynn O'Banion and Christopher Michael Wilson announce their forthcoming marriage Saturday, July 11.

Pitman Chapter #157 Order of the Eastern Star will be giving away a quilt during the July Fourth Celebration.

Mr. and Mrs. Bernard L. Shipp of Campbellsville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 18.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Whitehouse of Lebanon will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday afternoon, June 21, from 2:30 to 4:30 at Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

June 16, 1988

Rita Moyers was the guest of honor at a baby shower Thursday, June 9 at First Federal Savings Bank. She and her husband, Ernie, are expecting their first child soon.

Gerald and JeNie Altman, 209 Wildflower Drive, are the parents of a daughter, Caitlain Leigh, born June 2, 1988, at 5:34 p.m.

Several improvements to buildings will be made by Campbellsville Schools this summer.

There's no lead in the drinking water of Taylor County and Campbellsville, thanks to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

June 12, 1978

One hundred and one anglers signed up for the Green River Bassmasters Open Bass Tournament on Saturday at Green River Lake.

Bill Wethington, principal of Campbellsville Elementary School, presented Mrs. L.B. Cox with a retirement present Friday, June 2 at a dinner at Phillips Lanes. Cox retired after 38 years of teaching.

Mr. and Mrs. Wade Kearnes will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary Sunday, June 18 at their home on Route 1.

Connie Knopp and Roger Stiles were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church on April 28.

FORTY YEARS AGO

June 1968

Spec. 4 Robert Keltner, son of Mrs. Mabal Akridge and the late C.M. Keltner, and husband of Ann E. Keltner, Route 1, has been selected the outstanding soldier of his unit in Vietnam and will serve as personal enlisted aide for one week with his commander.

A 15-year-old youth, John Raymond Davis, Route 1, drowned accidentally Monday night, June 10 in a pond on the farm of Edward Barnett, Stone Quarry Road. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. James I. Davis, Route 1.

Robert D. Harris of Campbellsville, who had been in the U.S. Marine Corp for the past three years and in Vietnam for the past nine months, was recently promoted to Lance Cpl. it was announced this week. Bob is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Harris and is stationed at Phu Bai, Vietnam.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

June 12, 1958

Superintendent T.F. Hamilton of the city schools has been authorized to make application for a classroom for handicapped children by the city school board.

At a regular meeting of the Taylor County Board of Education, teachers and employees were appointed for the school year 1958-1959.

Mr. and Mrs. McKinley Hash of Star route, Buffalo, announce the marriage of their daughter, Mina Lorene Hash, to Charles T. Hedgespeth, son of Emmett Hedgespeth and the late Esdail Hedgespeth, route 4, on Sunday, June 1 at South Campbellsville Baptist Church at 2 o'clock.

Mr. and Mrs. E. Poe Young, Mrs. W.M. Spurling and Lena Parrott attended the county clerks' convention at Cumberland Falls on Saturday and Sunday.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

June 10, 1948

The Eads Dairy announced that the dairy was now practically automatic including a bottle washer. The public was invited to see the modern set-up.

Soil conservation agent Welby Vance announced that 90 ponds have been stocked with fish in the county. He also says that only six were stocked some four years ago.

A birthday dinner was hosted at the home of Ruby Dudgeon, it being his 60th birthday.

Mrs. Luther Hogan, Chicago, spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. I.P. Alexander.

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

Miss Dean, a student at Western, spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Winfrey Beard.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

June 9, 1938

Taylor County milk and cream producers are bringing more than $5,000 per week to the farmers of the county, according to County Agent Bryan.

A new drygoods store in the R.G. Dowell building has opened. The P.H. Meadow Co. also has stores in Burkesville and Glasgow.

Mr. and Mrs. Clemons Sinclair are the parents of a daughter, born Monday, June 6, named Paula Ann.

Mary Dean Beard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Winfrey Beard, is visiting Doris Boyd in Glendale.

Mr. and Mrs. Dale Sandusky, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Ratcliffe and Mr. and Mrs. M.W. Powers, Lebanon, visited in Cincinnati on Sunday.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

June 7, 1928

Aileen Nell of Columbus visited Frances Lyon last week.

Mary Wood Judd of Columbia was the guest of friends here last week.

Paul I. Goodin, Lebanon, was the guest of his brother, G. Ray Goodin on Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Hubbard have returned from a week's stay in Louisville.

NINETY YEARS AGO

June 13, 1918

S.M. Sanders and wife were the guests of Mrs. Sanders' mother, Mrs. Wilson, at Greensburg on Sunday.

Mae and Joe Buchanan, Chattanooga, Tenn., are the guests of relatives and friends at Elk Horn.

T.J. Watson returned Sunday from Indianapolis where he was at the bedside of his son, Alva, who is confined in a hospital in that city.

Lillian Duncan, Russellville, is the attractive guest of her uncle, W.G. Welborn and family this week.