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TEN YEARS AGO
March 28, 2002
Michael and Cynthia Rose of Columbia announce the birth of a son, Wesley Michael, on Thursday, March 2, at 3:18 a.m. at Taylor County Hospital in Campbellsville.
Starlight Homemakers met on March 21 at Taylor County Extension Office with 11 members present.
Gerald and Judith Davis and Fred and Betty Sue Schuhmann announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Jennifer Davis and Jeffrey Schuhmann, on Friday, April 5.
Nearly four months after the collapse of a portion of the Caulk Hardware building, Clarence Wilson has announced that his 71-year-old business will be moving off of Main Street.
TWENTY YEARS AGO
March 26, 1992
Though the sun was shining on Monday afternoon, the temperature was still a bit chilly. So was the reception that Campbellsville Patrolman Roger Stiles received from some motorists who were supposed to have city stickers, yet didn't.
Beth Coppock's winning entry in last year's Kodak International Newspaper Snapshot Awards Competition is featured in a book recently released by Kodak and Time Life books.
On March 24, Everett and Ora Mae Barnett were married 50 years. They will be celebrating their golden anniversary on Saturday, March 28, with an open house. Their children, Thomas Barnett, Wanda Perkins and Michael Barnett, are hosting the celebration.
THIRTY YEARS AGO
March 25, 1982
Ira and Sara Pike will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 4 from 2 to 5 p.m. with a reception at their home on Old Columbia Road in Campbellsville.
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Wayne Beard of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Gary Lynn Beard, born on March 15. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Veachel Antle and Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Beard, all of Campbellsville.
FORTY YEARS AGO
March 23, 1972
Mary Lynn Production, a division of H&H Enterprises Inc., the midwest's largest promotion agency, will present the Exiles in concert at Hamilton Auditorium in Campbellsville on Saturday at 8 p.m.
Louis Ray Kirtley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Kirtley, 905 Lebanon Ave., has recently been accepted into the class of 1972 at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Louis received his pre-medical training at the University of Kentucky.
One hundred and twenty-three 4-H Club members participated in the "Club Acts" division of the 4-H Variety Show last Friday night at Taylor County High School.
FIFTY YEARS AGO
March 22, 1962
Girl Scouts of Troops 13 and 8 climaxed their week of celebration of their 50th anniversary with a pilgrimage to the State Capitol at Frankfort last Thursday, March 15.
Everette Lee of Campbellsville will serve as chairman of the 1962 Easter Seal appeal for crippled in Taylor County.
Boyce Lavell Murphy of Campbellsville has been recognized at Centre College by being named to the dean's list.
SIXTY YEARS AGO
March 20, 1952
Jeffrey Allen, 5-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Allen, out guessed some 7,000 other entries to win the Courier Journal's seventh annual Pick-The-Sixteen Contest.
Campbellsville High School's cheerleaders include Jo Ann Hedgespeth, Barbara Hovious, Betty Ann Miller, Lucille King Nance and Margaret Pickett.
The marriage of Miss Joyce Cundiff, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nile Cundiff of Somerset, and Robert E. Parrott, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Parrott of this city, took place on Thursday, March 13, at the home of the bride's parents.
Latest spring and summer fashions featured by Campbellsville merchants were premiered on Tuesday night at the city high auditorium when the Junior Woman's Club presented its second annual spring style show, "The Teens and Tiny Tots Show."
SEVENTY YEARS AGO
March 19, 1942
Farmers in Green County met with County Agent John Ewing on Saturday to discuss the growing of hemp. The state will grow 33,000 acres for seed in 1942 and Taylor County as well is making plans for a heavy acreage in the coming season.
Flora Adkins presented her pupils in a recital on Thursday evening at the college auditorium. Pupils participating were Frances McKnight, Betty Jones, Helen Allen, Virginia Curry, Margaret Lewis McCubbin, Pauline Curry, Anita Baker, Elizabeth Hackley, Regania Polley, Christine Mobley and Dan Thomas.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO
March 17, 1932
J.H. Collins of Hot Springs, Ark., arrived the past week to accept a position with the West Virginia Water Service Co. in this city. He will take care of the pumping station.
Nannie Elizabeth Johns, wife of Wade Johns, died at their home on Robinson Creek Road last Thursday after a long siege of illness. She was 62 years old. Besides her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Cora Dudgeon, and a son, Willie Matt Johns.
NINETY YEARS AGO
March 22, 1922
The American Helpers Agriculture Club at Acton had a public meeting last Saturday night. This club has the honor of being the youngest club in Taylor County, as well as having the largest membership. Under the leadership of Clara Bowles, this club will be certain to win its part of prizes and honors at the school and club fairs this fall.
C.L. Cole of Newbern, Tenn., spent several days here recently on business. Cole is anxious to locate in our city and while here endeavored to purchase the local Coca-Cola Plant, but as yet, no deal has been made.
"Taylor County is to have a Taylor County Farm Agent," says J.L. Miller, who has been absent for several weeks, doing similar work in other counties, being stationed at Hodgenville since leaving here six weeks ago.
A HUNDRED YEARS AGO
March 13, 1912
The Missionary Society of the Methodist Church met Bessie Cox's home on Tuesday and organized a Mission Study Class. Members were George Fleece, John Moss, B.H. Gilpin, J. Allen Russell, Martha VanCleave and Lyle Matthews.
The Kentucky General Assembly adjourned on Tuesday and Sen. H.G. Sanders and Rep. Will Nick McCubbin have returned to their homes here. Both acquitted themselves well during the entire term of the legislature.