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Early Days for 4-25

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By Marie Cox

 

TEN YEARS AGO

April 24, 2003

Blake Corbin of Campbellsville has been named a United States national award winner in physical education by the United States achievement academy.

Brad and Amber Vaughn were honored with a wedding shower at Woodlawn Christian Church. The couple was married on Feb. 21.

Floye Minor Smith, 85, of Tammie Trail in Campbellsville, died Sunday, April 20, in Louisville.

A ceremony honoring Campbellsville native Cornelius Wilson, a Chicago police officer who was killed in the line of duty in 1919, will be Tuesday at 3 p.m. at the Oddfellow Cemetery in Campbellsville, presented by the Chicago Police Department Pipes and Drums.

Demolition of the former Caulk Hardware and an adjacent building began a couple of weeks ago. The Caulk building collapsed Nov. 27, 2001, when city workers were demolishing a building next door.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

April 29, 1993

Campbellsville Lions Club earlier this month honored the late Leo Rios with the highest honor the organization can bestow on its members. The Melvin Jones Fellowship Plaque was presented to Mary Jo Rios, along with a single rose symbolizing the fact that her late husband was a lover and grower of roses.

Alvin Karnes of Holder, Ill., died on Thursday, April 8, at St. Joseph Medical Center Emergency Room after a short illness.

Chris Mullins and Lisa Foster, both juniors at Campbellsville High School, were chosen as Governor's Scholars recently.

Dr. Marlene Smith was recently elected chairperson of the Kentucky Dental Association's executive board at its annual meeting on April 1-4 in Louisville.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

April 25, 1983

Dr. Paul Horner was admitted on Friday to Taylor County Hospital. He is in intensive care.

Thornton Newcomb is a patient at Jane Todd Hospital in Greensburg.

Carl McCubbin is still at Taylor County Hospital following surgery last week.

Campbellsville High School football coach George Jefferson has resigned his position in order to take a similar spot at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, Ga.

FORTY YEARS AGO

April 26, 1973

Douglas Crawley will be presented in a voice recital on Monday, April 30, at 7 p.m. in the recital hall at Campbellsville College.

Dr. David L. Jester, academic vice president of education at Campbellsville College, has been chosen an Outstanding Educator of America for 1973.

James Lewis Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Louis Johnson of 207 Brown Court in Campbellsville, enlisted in the U.S. Army recently under the Combat Army Bonus option.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

April 25, 1963

Dick Coop, a graduate student at Western Kentucky State College, has been named winner of the Phi Delta Kappa leadership award.

Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Lewis Wise of Route 1 announce the arrival of a daughter on April 16.

Mr. and Mrs. George Buck of Star Route are the parents of a boy.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

April 23, 1953

Mr. and Mrs. Dale Sandusky of Louisville are the parents of a daughter, Jane Carroll, born on April 9.

Funeral services for Miss Mary Della Hughes, 49, were Thursday, April 16, at Gaddis Cemetery.

Hamp Baxter is recovering from a leg operation performed on April 15 at St. Joseph Infirmary.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

April 22, 1943

William T. Turpin, 66, died on Friday at 10 p.m. in Louisville and was buried on Monday morning in the St. Edwards Cemetery in Jeffersontown.

Miss Winnie Sinclair of Berea spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. S.B. Willock. Mrs. J.T. Russell was taken to Glasgow Hospital on Thursday for treatment.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

April 20, 1933

Louisville Police on Monday night sought a boy who snatched a purse containing $2 and a $350 ring from Mrs. W.R. Lyon of Louisville, formerly of this city.

Miss Mary Pruitt is the guest of friends in Louisville this week.

Miss Thelma Hiestand, a student at Bryant-Stratton Business College in Louisville, spent a few days the past week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Hiestand.

NINETY YEARS AGO

April 19, 1923

Mrs. Alice Cobb, 68, widow of the late William Cobb, died Saturday at the home of her sister, Mrs. Richard Hagen, of Greensburg.

Mr. Moses Walton has taken a job with the Pruitt-Leachman Drug Store.

John Henry Robinson, 100, the oldest resident of this county, died on Saturday at the home of his son-in-law, L. Rogers, in the Palestine section.

A HUNDRED YEARS AGO

April 16, 1913

Mrs. Alice V. DeWeese, 36, died last Friday. She is survived by her husband, W.T. DeWeese, and two children.

Miss Jessie Chandler died at the home of her aunt, Dr. and Mrs. W.R. Chandler, on Sunday.

Mr. Clarence Wilkerson of this city, the state tax collector, finished his tax collection last Thursday and has succeeded in collecting from every taxpayer in the county.