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Early Days for 3-27

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By Marie Cox

 

TEN YEARS AGO

March 25, 2004

The Homeplace on Green River will celebrate the history of American food with a national exhibit at its grand opening in July.

William "Buddy" and Gladys Stayton will celebrate their 57th wedding anniversary on Saturday, April 3.

Ashley Noe of Campbellsville has been selected as a summer intern in U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell's Washington, D.C. office.

DeWayne Squires of RE/MAX Realty Partners, based in Campbellsville, has been awarded the RE/MAX of Kentucky/Tennessee Platinum Club Award.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

March 24, 1994

Grady McGinnis, 56, of Campbellsville, the son of the late Walter McGinnis and Paul Stinson McGinnis, was born in Wayne County on April 16, 1937, and died at 10:35 a.m. Thursday, March 17, in Louisville because of an illness.

Mark Southern and Amy Davis were honored with a shower March 11 at Calvary Baptist Church.

Dana Christy Agee was crowned 1994 Miss Green River Valley on Sunday, Feb. 26, in Bremen, Ky.

Jackie A. DeWitt and Lisa M. Dial from Campbellsville have been named to the dean's list at Elizabethtown Community College for the fall 1993 semester.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

March 22, 1984

The Green River Bassmaster's second tournament of the year, March 17, was also the second win of the year for Wayne Dial.

Tammy L. Kessler, daughter of James and Helen Kessler of Campbellsville, received a Bachelor of Science degree, graduating with honors from the four-year nursing program at Eastern Kentucky University in December 1983.

William Baldock returned home Thursday of last week from the Baptist East Hospital in Louisville where he has been for a week following major surgery.

FORTY YEARS AGO

March 21, 1974

Taylor County Cardinals received a hero's welcome upon their return to the city from the Kentucky State High School basketball tournament on Sunday afternoon.

A "Wildcat strike" at the Parker-Kalon fastener plant on Roberts Road idled the entire work force Monday of this week.

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Sidebottom celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday at their home on Route 6.

Kenny Mings won the local Burger Queen "Pick the Sixteen" contest with an entry of 13 correct picks.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

March 1964

The Campbellsville High School Eagles surprised many followers last week by fighting their way to the finals of the sixth region basketball tournament.

Mr. and Mrs. V.A. Shive, formerly of Taylor County, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, March 22, with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. at their daughter Mrs. Ben Rice's home on Route 5 in Campbellsville.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

March 11, 1954

Raymond Tye Faulkner Sr., 56, one of Taylor County's most prominent and well-known farmers, was found dead early Monday morning from a heart attack.

Mrs. Mattie Mitchell, 82, the mother of Shelby Mitchell in Campbellsville, died March 3 at her home in Greensburg. Other survivors are two daughters.

"Bossy," a 5-year-old cow belonging to Murrell Colvin of Route 4, is the proud mother of triplet calves born Saturday night, Feb. 20.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

March 9, 1944

Boy Scouts in Kentucky planted 10,500 trees to establish seven reforestation demonstrations during 1943.

The war in Europe took on a new color this week as the Bulgarians joined the Finns in putting out peace feelers. The Russians' answer to Finnish proposals is expected at anytime while the eyes of the allied world turned to the heavy daylight bombing raid on Berlin and German cities that hit new heights in fury.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

March 8, 1934

Mr. and Mrs. Rollin Cecil Berry of Yuma announce the arrival of a daughter, Virginia Marian, born Feb. 27.

Mrs. Ellen Newberry of Louisville arrived Saturday for an extended visit with her son, David Newberry, Mrs. Newberry and son.

Announcement is made of the birth of a son, Randolph, to Mr. and Mrs. Allie Brisco of Elk Horn.

NINETY YEARS AGO

March 6, 1924

Mrs. Ruth Colvin, 81, widow of the late Walt Colvin, died Sunday at her home in the Pleasant Hill community.

Miss Geneva Gibson of Shepherdsville spent the latter part of last week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Gibson.

Dr. H.G. Burgin of Burgin is here for a visit with her son, Mr. Charles F. Sanders, and other relatives.