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Early Days for 4-24

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By Marie Cox

 

TEN YEARS AGO

April 22, 2004

Campbellsville Eagles baseball team won three games to capture the Fifth Region All "A" Classic over the weekend in Bardstown.

A total of 87 entries signed in for the 2004 season opener at Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown on Saturday and Tim Tungate of Campbellsville took top honors in the 25-lap late model feature event.

Beth Clark has been named a United States National Collegiate Award winner in psychology.

The annual pancake breakfast for Campbellsville/Taylor County Volunteer Fire Department will be Saturday from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the fire station.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

April 21, 1994

Carroll and Judy Benningfield of Finley announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelly, to Mark Carney, son of Don and June Carney of Elk Horn. The wedding is at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church.

Becky Nash, Taylor County Home Economics Extension agent, was a recent guest speaker at Medco Center during National Nutrition month.

Jon Osborne, son of Harold and Renee Osborne, celebrated his fourth birthday on April 11 at Little People Day Care.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

April 19, 1984

Doris Grammer was admitted to Taylor County Hospital Monday and had major surgery Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank O'Neil Werner III of Versailles announce the birth on April 16 of a son, Benjamin Thomas. Mrs. Werner is the former Lora McGuire. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Edward McGuire and great-grandparent is Mrs. Marvin Wise.

FORTY YEARS AGO

April 18, 1974

Taylor Countians who suffered damage and loss in the April 3 tornado began the slow, painful process of moving from the cleanup phase of the disaster toward the rebuilding of their homes and lives last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Alvin R. Martin of Lafayette, La., are the proud parents of a son, Alvin R. Martin II, born April 9.

Mrs. Burch Hadley celebrated her 82nd birthday with a potluck dinner attended by her relatives last Sunday.

Fannie's Chapel CME Church hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Sunday afternoon at the old church building on Durham Street.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

April 16, 1964

Kay Bertram, 17, a Campbellsville High School senior, has been selected for and has participated in the All State Orchestra.

Mr. and Mrs. E.C. Harter Jr. and children spent the weekend in Louisville.

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Johns and children Delores and Doyle of Wyondotte, Mich. were the weekend guests of Mrs. Wesley Miller and Mr. W.G. Dearen.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

April 8, 1954

Mr. E.P. Peterson will again head the American Cancer Society campaign in Taylor County.

Funeral services for Thomas Edgar Wilkerson, 64, were Wednesday, April 7, at Lone Valley Baptist Church, with the Rev. B.E. Settles in charge.

Funeral services for Jimmie D. Young, 48, were Tuesday, April 6, at Good Hope Baptist Church.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

April 6, 1944

Frank Page Smith underwent an appendectomy at the Baute Hospital on Thursday, March 30.

Announcement was made last weekend of the marriage of Miss Rachel Keltner to Howard Cheatham. They were married Sunday, March 5, in Louisville.

Fred Graham has accepted a position with Lerman Brothers as clerk and began his duties as a regular employee Monday.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

April 5, 1934

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Odgen Shipp of Saloma was a son, James Arthur, on Monday, March 26.

Miss Sallie M. Compton of Lebanon and Mr. Thomas E. Claycomb of Route 4, city, were married Wednesday, March 28, at Lebanon.

Campbellsville Golf Course is now open to the public. Messrs. Wesley Carter and Ben Black, who spent several days here this week, returned to Lexington on Sunday.

NINETY YEARS AGO

April 1924

Dowell and Dulworth recently purchased the confectionery from S.B. and Paul H. Sanders, and have purchased a new combination fountain and it will be installed in their place of business in the near future.

Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Tuel of Coburg are the parents of a son, Broadus Lee.

W.S. Cloyd returned from Hendersonville, N.C., where he has been for more than four months for the benefit of his health.

A HUNDRED YEARS AGO

April 16, 1914

L.M. Mitchell has taken a position with the general merchandise firm of W.W. Mitchell and Co. of Greensburg, and he and his family have moved to that place.

The firm Hatcher-Mitchell Co. will continue to do business under the same name, with Dr. D.A. Hatcher as manager.

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Cowherd, 70, widow of the late R.A. Cowherd, died at her home in this county this morning.

John R. Pike sold to E. Pike 25 acres of land in the Pike's Ridge section near Green River.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. W.G. Wilkerson, of Rush Branch, on Tuesday, was a son.