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Early Days for 3-1

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By Marie Cox

 

TEN YEARS AGO

Feb. 28, 2002

Campbellsville University has enrolled 1,624 students, an all-time record for a spring semester.

First Baptist Church in Campbellsville is a church with a long history. Originating in 1948, First Baptist is one of the oldest black Baptist churches in Kentucky.

Michael and Mimi Watson of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Carson Ford, on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 12:25 a.m. at Taylor County Hospital in Campbellsville.

The Taylor County High School cheerleaders, coached by Crissy Caldwell, have qualified for the national CANAM Championships to be in Myrtle Beach, S.C., beginning March 14 and ending March 18.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

Feb. 27, 1992

Campbellsville College's Lady Tigers were crowned NAIA District 32 champions for the third straight year on Monday night after a 100-91 victory over Lindsey Wilson.

Gerald Clark, a GTE cable splicer in Campbellsville received a GTE Volunteer Initiatives Program grant for Boy Scout Troop 616.

A baby shower was given for Dwanna Ford on Feb. 23 at Best Western. Dwanna and her husband, Craig Ford, are expecting their first child in April.

Jason Parker, son of Jerry and Joretta Parker and a senior at Taylor County High School, won the Design a Logo Contest sponsored by the public relations committee at TCHS.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

March 1, 1982

Norma Jean Perkins, 42, of Route 2, died on Monday, Feb. 22, at Taylor County Hospital after a long illness.

Jennifer Lynn Vaughn celebrated her first birthday on Feb. 20. She is the daughter of Doug and Fran Vaughn.

Taylor County won the fifth game in a row and completed its regular season with a 12-10 record. The Cardinals play Campbellsville at 8 p.m. Friday in the semifinals of the 20th District Tournament at CHS.

FORTY YEARS AGO

March 2, 1972

Among the cadets graduating from the Kentucky State Police Academy in Frankfort on Feb. 25 was Robert Timothy Minor, a 1969 graduate of Campbellsville High School.

Gail Shofner celebrated her 10th birthday on Friday, Feb. 25, and was honored with a party by her mother, Annette Shofner, of 315 Logan St. Her three-tier birthday cake was chocolate, decorated in red and green and served to her guests with ice cream and Kool-Aid. Her guests were Susan Shofner, Cathy Prather, Donna Smith, Debbie McVay and Lisa McVay.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

March 1, 1962

Misses Stella Johnson and Nancy Campbell spent Saturday in Louisville shopping.

Mr. and Mrs. James Shofner and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Wilson were in Louisville on Sunday.

William M. Toby and son Milton visited Mr. Toby's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Toby, at Shopville last Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Davis, of Route 1 in Elk Horn, are the parents of a new baby, born Feb. 20.

Mr. and Mrs. Norman Sprowles, city, announce the birth of a son on Feb. 23.