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Early Days for 3-22

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By Marie Cox

 

TEN YEARS AGO

March 21, 2002

Last April, U.S. 68 in Taylor County was officially named Trooper Johnny Edrington Memorial Highway.

Robert D. and Margie Arbell Hall of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, April 14.

Jennifer Davis and Jeffrey Schuhmann were honored with a wedding shower on March 3 at the home of Ron and Linda Owens.

Dwight and Mae Herron celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends on Jan. 26 at Pine Grove Church.

Sierra DeMurray celebrated her fourth birthday on Jan. 30 at her home with family and friends.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

March 19, 1992

Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Loy of Campbellsville announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Donna Michelle, to Alan Leslie Cave, Campbellsville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hammon Cave.

A 27-year-old downtown business will be closing its doors sometime late this year.

Laura Sue Humphress, the 19-year-old daughter of Wally and Peggy Humphress, Campbellsville, was crowned Miss Cumberland in Somerset on March 13.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

March 18, 1982

Dr. and Mrs. Robert S. Shipp of Holly Brook announce the arrival of a son, Scott Ashley, born on March 7 at 3:06 p.m. at Taylor County Hospital.

The Campbellsville High boys' and girls' varsity cheerleaders each won region titles on Saturday at East Hardin and now move on to the state competition.

Steve and Peggy Hubbard announce the arrival of a son, John Taylor Hubbard, born on March 8 at Taylor County Hospital, weighing 7 lbs., 6.5 oz. He has a brother, Billy.

FORTY YEARS AGO

March 16, 1972

Campbellsville High School's cheerleaders made a sweep of district and region cheerleading titles for a third year in a row last week.

The first radio station in Greensburg, WGRK, began regular programming at 6 a.m. on Wednesday.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

March 15, 1962

Billy B Smith, personable young coach of the Taylor County High School Cardinals, was selected last week by a vote of his fellow coaches as "Coach of the Year" at the Southern Kentucky Athletic Conference.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

March 13, 1952

The Eagles swamped Greensburg on Saturday night 66-33 to win the district crown, taking a brisk 45-35 win over the Columbia Red Hounds in the semi-finals on Friday night.

The past year was a busy one at Rosary Hospital. From January to December 1951, 420 babies, including seven sets of twins, were born there. Only 360 births were recorded at the local hospital during 1950, it was learned from Sister Catherine Joseph.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

March 10, 1932

Dr. W.B. Atkinson installed in his office this past week one of the latest and most modern X-ray machines. The machine is a portable outfit and may be moved from his office to homes.

NINETY YEARS AGO

March 16, 1922

The old Cool House, adjoining the courthouse property, which was an eyesore to that building, was sold at public auction and Sheriff J.A. Peterson bought same and moved it to his farm near town.

Mrs. R.H. Chewning's cotton-picking event last Tuesday at Coburg was well attended. Those present were Miss Annie Morris, Ethel Osborne, Alta Milby, Eva Morris, Sophie Cowherd and Willie Chewning, Messrs. David Stubbs, Eldridge Sanders, James Chewning and Mr. and Mrs. R.D. Chewning.

A HUNDRED YEARS AGO

March 6, 1912

Several petty thieveries have been reported in Campbellsville lately. O.B. Finn had a bridle stolen from his barn on Tuesday night, a horse blanket was stolen from Turner Cloyd's barn not long ago, J.T. Gowdy is minus some harnesses and a buggy blanket is missing from the barn of D.B. Edwards.