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Early Days for 3-28

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By Marie Cox

 

TEN YEARS AGO

March 27, 2003

U.S. Army Spc. Kelly Underwood, a 1996 Taylor County graduate, is a medic with the Army's 3rd Infantry Division 2nd Brigade, which is among the leading edge of U.S. forces in Iraq.

Taylor County High School chorus will present its 10th anniversary spring musical on Thursday, March 27, and Friday, March 28.

Carol Mann and the Rev. Gene Weddle exchanged wedding vows on Friday, March 7, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Mary Whitlow and Mark Gastineau will exchange wedding vows on Friday, April 11.

The Boy Scouts had its annual Pinewood Derby Race on Saturday, March 22, at Campbellsville University.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

March 25, 1993

Franklin Edward Hardin Jr., a senior at Taylor County High School, recently enlisted in the United States Navy for training at the Navy's Airman Apprentice School.

Aaron Cissell, formerly of Campbellsville, was inducted into the National Junior Honor Society at Saint James Academy, Montgomery, Ala.

Cora Ethel Dudgeon, 80, of Chandler Street in Campbellsville, died Sunday, March 21, at Greenhill Manor Nursing Home after a long illness.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

March 28, 1983

Pvt. Michael A. Marr, son of Jerry M. Marr and stepson of Bertha Marr, of 122 Gowdy Street in Campbellsville, has arrived for duty at Fort Campbell, Ky.

Friends and family of Wilbur and Carolyn Bright are invited to attend a reception honoring them on their 25th wedding anniversary.

Runny noses, fever, chills and other symptoms associated with colds and flu have kept many students at home.

FORTY YEARS AGO

March 29, 1973

Campbellsville and Taylor County lost one of its great and forceful residents last Friday in the passing of C.V. Bryan, a great organizer, financier, philosopher, church and civic worker and a dedicated friend to his fellowman.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Walker of Georgetown announce the arrival of a 7 pound, 12 ounce daughter, Catherine Alice, born Friday, March 9.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

March 28, 1963

Turney Harding, Turner Lanham and Albert Ross attended the NCAA in Louisville on Saturday.

Mrs. George Weeks and daughter Josephine spent last Saturday in Elizabethtown.

Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Gozder were in Louisville on Friday and Saturday.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

March 26, 1953

Funeral services were Tuesday for George W. Miller, 72, a carpenter and contractor here for more than 35 years.

A new bridge will be built over Green River between Campbellsville and Columbia on KY 55 but no definite date has been set for the project, it was learned last Wednesday from William Curlin, Department of Highways commissioner.

There were 12 land transfers, amounting to $55,000, recorded in County Clerk E. Poe Young's office last week, it was learned from records today.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

March 25, 1943

R.L. Marshall sent his dog, a large Dalmatian, to the service. The dog was shipped March 15 and is thought to be the first dog sent from this county. The government is using all large and well-bred dogs secured for various duties relative to the war effort such as sentry duty, guards at installation and plants and in battle areas for message carriers. The dog was shipped to Donerail, Ky. for training.

Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Sanders of Route 3 are the parents of a daughter, Linda Sue, born at home on March 16.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

March 23, 1933

Edward Sublett of this city underwent a major operation at St. Joseph's Infirmary last Friday and, according to reports coming from his wife, he is getting along nicely and improving.

Mrs. Mary Campbell, wife of Chad Campbell, died on Saturday morning at 46.

Green River was spread over the low lands on Tuesday at the highest flood stage this past winter. Traffic was stopped between this city and Greensburg on Monday as the waters were continuing to rise.

NINETY YEARS AGO

March 22, 1923

James E. Cox sold his house and lot on Meader Street to Mrs. Maggie Harmon of Marion County. Consideration was $1,800.

Ellen Newberry and family moved to the property of Gene Rice on Jackson Street, which she recently purchased.