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TEN YEARS AGO
April 3, 2003
Kentucky Post Ron Whitehead and Campbellsville musician Sarah Elizabeth toured Scotland, Iceland and England to sing and read the Commonwealth's poetry.
Ronnie Sharp, 53, of Wise Road in Campbellsville, died Friday, March 28, in Louisville.
Jessica Humphress and Jeff Watson of Campbellsville will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, April 12.
Dustin Campbell celebrated his seventh birthday at Mr. Gatti's with his family and friends.
Dr. Endreatta Watts of Glasgow, daughter of the late Rudolph and Wilsonya Richardson Watts, is now a registered licensed apprentice to become a funeral director and embalmer.
Campbellsville hairdresser Penny Nalley has kept a candle burning in her window since her son, Marine Cpt. Ronnie Gribbins left for Iraq. "It's kind of like Motel 6. I'm keeping the light on for him."
TWENTY YEARS AGO
April 1, 1993
Junior Girl Scout Troop 1581 recently donated two books to the Taylor County Public Library in observance of Girl Scout week, March 8-12.
Sasha Mardis, daughter of Gary and Karen Mardis, celebrated her fifth birthday on March 20 with a party at Kiddieland Daycare. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Doug Clark and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Mardis.
Rachel Brockman, daughter of Bobby and Sonja Brockman, celebrated her fifth birthday on March 22 with a party at Little People Daycare.
THIRTY YEARS AGO
March 21, 1983
The largest bass tournament ever on Green River Lake took place on Sunday, March 27.
Thomas Nelson McVay is the newborn son of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy McVay, 101 Ridgecrest Drive. He was born on March 9 at Taylor County Hospital and weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces.
Finis Norman McMahan, 70, died on Thursday, March 24, at about 2 p.m. at his home, 901 Hamilton St.
FORTY YEARS AGO
March 29, 1973
The Campbellsville Jaycees announced its annual selections for Outstanding Young Man, Farmer and Educator at a banquet on Monday night at Topper Restaurant. Wayne Baxter, 4-H Extension agent, was named Outstanding Young Man. Donald Skaggs, assistant principal at Taylor County High School was Outstanding Young Educator and Donald Goff was named Outstanding Young Farmer.
Mr. and Mrs. Woodruff J. Harrison of Route 2 in Campbellsville were surprised by their daughters with a 25th anniversary celebration on Sunday, March 25.
FIFTY YEARS AGO
April 4, 1963
Don Shaw, who steps next fall into the position of Eagle basketball coach currently held by Paul Coop, writes that he is looking forward to the job as a challenge and with enthusiasm.
Mrs. Nancy Jane Phillips, wife of the late William Irvin Phillips, celebrated her 93rd birthday on March 27.
Robert W. Buckner, one of Campbellsville's better-known residents, died suddenly on Wednesday morning at 7 o'clock at Rosary Hospital, where he was taken at 3 a.m.
SIXTY YEARS AGO
April 2, 1953
Spectators got a glimpse of the roaring 20s last Saturday morning when a runaway team of horses streaked a half-time through the business section and finally crashed into a stopped car. The team and wagon belonged to M.C. Page and were at the Taylor County Implement and Feed Co. on Spurlington Road when they bolted and ran west on First Street.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ross and daughter spent the weekend in Tompkinsville.
Mrs. A.D. Phillips and children are spending the weekend with her mother, Mrs. Robert Edwards.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO
April 1, 1943
Mr. and Mrs. Noah Smith have moved from their farm to the Dick Caulk house on Taylor Avenue, which he recently purchased.
Ensign Donald S. Powers of Indianapolis visited his aunt, Mrs. S.B. Willock, the first of the week. He is a former resident and is well known here. Ensign Powers is an experienced pilot with the Navy dive bombers and has gone to Pensacola, Fla., an instructor in the Naval Air School.
Frank I. Buckner is at Great Lakes, Ill., where he is taking his boot training.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO
March 30, 1933
Mr. and Mrs. B.E. Cook are in receipt of a letter from their daughter, Mrs. Hazel Howard, of Compton, Calif., which she devoted entirely to a description of the horrors of the recent earthquake, which they experienced.
Otha K. Ramsey submitted to an operation at St. Joseph's Infirmary in Louisville last Thursday by Dr. Irvin Abell.
Miss Evelyn Watson and Joe Ford were married yesterday afternoon by the Rev. Wiliam Kirkley. The bride is the daughter of Chester Watson.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Newton announce the arrival of a seven-pound daughter at their home on Tuesday, March 28.
NINETY YEARS AGO
Lerman Brothers, who owns a store at Cynthiana and Mt. Sterling, has leased the N.H. Putman building at Lebanon where they will open their store.
Miss Myrtle Taylor and Mrs. T.S. Davis were married last Friday at Jeffersonville. Both are of this county.
Messrs. J.A. Peterson, A.J. Arvin and T.E. Richerson were in Frankfort several days this week on important business.
A HUNDRED YEARS AGO
March 26, 1913
Jeff Parson was in Lebanon on Monday for business.
N.H. Beauchamp and W.B. Marples left yesterday for a business trip to Canada and also some legal business.
Honorable J.M. Mitchell of Greensburg spent a few days here with his son, L.M. Mitchell and family.
Dr. and Mrs. C.V. Hiestand and daughter Nydia returned on Friday from a visit with relatives and friends in St. Louis, Mo., and Chicago, Ill.