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TEN YEARS AGO
Aug. 19, 1999
Katy Sweeney of Liberty was crowned 1999 Miss Taylor County Fair Saturday night.
David W. Fryrear Sr., 63, of Cox Cove in Campbellsville, died Sunday, Aug. 15, 1999, in Louisville from burns suffered in a fire on his houseboat on Green River Lake.
Ruby Curry, 92, of Elmhurst Drive, Campbellsville, died Monday, Aug. 16, 1999, in Campbellsville.
Ronnie Hord and Wayne Wells started a sideline business in 1969 that has turned into a 30-year venture with H & W Sport shop.
David L. Graham recently graduated from the United State Army Recruiter Course at Fort Jackson, S. C.
Brittany Ann Rose celebrated her second birthday July 31 with a party at her home.
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Aug. 24, 1989
Mr. and Mrs. Monti Blair will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception Sunday, Sept. 3 at First Baptist Church of God, Elk Horn Road, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Carol Settle, program assistant for the Taylor County ASCS office, was recently selected to receive an administrator's award for service to agriculture in 1988 for outstanding contribution to the development and implantation ASCS automated processing.
Harold D. and Kathleen Cox will be celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary with a reception Sunday, Aug. 27.
Cora Price, formerly of Campbellsville, celebrated her 81st birthday July 1, 1989.
THIRTY YEARS AGO
Aug. 20, 1979
New runway lights at the Taylor County Airport will mean increased pilot safety and is an additional step in the ongoing improvement of the facilities.
The Robert L. Miller Open Tennis Tournament is set for Sept. 1-3 at Miller Park.
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Crawley announce the birth of a daughter, Cora Lynn, born Aug. 3. She weighed 7 pounds and 9 ounces. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Fox and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Crawley of Campbellsville.
The Philpott reunion was Sunday, Aug. 12 at Miller Park in Campbellsville with family members from Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and Florida attending.
FORTY YEARS AGO
Aug. 21, 1969
Hn. George R. Lewis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lewis, graduated from Naval Hospital Corps School, Great Lakes, Ill. on Aug. 7.
The Greensburg Jaycees are sponsoring a pullin' out, sellin' day on the square in Greensburg on Aug. 28.
Mrs. Jacky Arvin, the former Miss Diana Barnett, left Wednesday, Aug. 20 for High Wycombe, England, where she and her husband, Sgt. Arvin, will reside during Sgt. Arvin's two-year tour of duty in the Air Force.
Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Bland and their guests Mr. and Mrs. Owen Bland from Illinois and Mrs. Carrie Carroll, city, visited their uncle, Mr. Tom Bland at the nursing home in Hodgenville on Saturday.
FIFTY YEARS AGO
Aug. 20, 1959
Jeannie Speed, a first-time entrant, but picked by many before the fair, was the selection of the judges at the 1959 Taylor County Fair Beauty contest last Thursday night, culminating in one of the largest and most successful beauty pageants ever at the fair.
Taylor County's oil production for June jumped to a total of 91,492.81 barrels and seventh place among Kentucky's 57 oil producing counties, it was revealed by the State Revenue Department report on crude oil production released this week.
Prospects for the 1959 Campbellsville High School Eagles football team appear bright, it was believed yesterday by the coaching staff after a week of hard practice.
The Rev. German P. Comer of Dallas, Texas, a native of Adair County and widely known as an evangelist in Taylor and surrounding counties, was recently honored with a doctor of divinity degree from Burton College, Colorado.
SIXTY YEARS AGO
Aug. 18, 1949
Final military rites were at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12 for William Gibbs Pike, 28, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Pike of this county, who was killed last week in an airplane crash.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. George Capps, Route 5, burned to the ground during the rain and electrical storm about 1 p.m. Tuesday. Loss was estimated at between $4,500 and $6,000.
The Taylor County Fair, which closed Saturday night, the first here in eight years, was termed a "smashing success" by both the sponsoring American Legion and all who attended. Attendance was estimated at 12,000 people.
Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Pickett and two children returned Friday from a week's vacation trip to Atlantic City and Philadelphia.
Dr. and Mrs. R.A. Sanders, and Dr. and Mrs. M.M. Hall returned Sunday from a vacation trip to Holland, Mich.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO
Aug. 24, 1939
Completion of the new administration building for the college is being rushed at this time with final completion of the building scheduled for late September if no unforeseen difficulties arise, it was stated this week by T.S. Curry, chairman of the building committee.
The J. Heber Lewis Firestone Store is completing moving its stock across the street from its former location. They are now located in the Paul Sanders building directly across from the Texaco Station on First N. Street. Manager Edward Crabtree is busy completing the stocking of the new store.
Dr. and Mrs. Mike Hall and Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Lyon left Sunday and plan to return today from a trip through the Great Smoky Mountains and Chattanooga, Tenn.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO
Aug. 12, 1929
Bob Nance and John G. Dudgeon of this city were cut and bruised in an auto collision last Sunday evening at 5 o'clock while enroute home from a bus trip to Louisville.
J.W. Rafferty and associates, who recently bought from the city council the franchise to operate a telephone system in this city, are now at work getting their lines ready. They will exchange at Knifley and will install a modern flashboard exchange here.
The stock and fixtures of the Corner Drug Store were sold yesterday afternoon by Attorney O.B. Bertram at public auction for $13,500 to J.W. Smith of Burkesville.
Beckham Goff and Proctor Burress of Louisville spent the weekend here visiting friends and relatives.