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Sisters reunite in 1989 after 35 years apart

By Marie Cox


Sept. 16, 1999

Campbellsville High School's football field will be named in honor of Dave Fryrear.

Clay Nelson celebrated his fifth birthday July 24 at his home in Sedalia, Ky. He is the son of Greg and Lisa Nelson.

Lee Allen Kendall, formerly of Campbellsville, recently graduated with honors from Cumberland University.

Justin L. Phillips graduated from the United States Marine Corp. on Sept. 10 as a private first class.

Sharon Hoskins, assistant vice president and loan officer at Campbellsville National Bank, has received scholarship honors. She will be representing the Kentucky Bankers Association at the graduate school in Wisconsin.


Sept. 21, 1989

Clara Pickett hadn't seen her sister, Welda Starr, in 35 years. Last Friday, her aunt Floy Burkholder telephoned her to say she had a visitor who wanted to talk to her. The visitor turned out to be her sister, who now lives in New Castle, Ind. The two became separated years ago and until their reunion last week had not been able to locate one another.

Kyle Godsey celebrated his sixth birthday on Sept. 6 with friends at the Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue Community Room.


Sept. 20, 1979

Redman L. Turner, 72, Campbellsville business and landowner, died Tuesday at 3:15 p.m. at Jane Todd Crawford Hospital in Greensburg, where he had been a patient for his last five days.

Sarah Spurling of California arrived Tuesday of last week for a visit with Mrs. Floy Alexander. Her guest, Anne Crooker, and Elsie Harden visited Ruth Allen in Columbia.

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Money announce the birth of their daughter, Elizabeth Brooke, born Sept. 20, weighing 8 pounds, 3 ounces. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Mason, Campbellsville, and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Money, Flatwoods.


Sept. 18, 1969

Dr. and Mrs. Lyman Hall returned Wednesday of last week from a two-week vacation in Canada and points of interest in the north.

Mrs. Fran Brockman, Route 4, was admitted to Taylor County Hospital on Monday for X-rays.

Mrs. William Caldwell and son, Tom, of Louisville, were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harold P. Walker.


Sept. 17, 1959

Col. Wayne Kessler, prominent local auctioneer and real estate broker, announced this week the formation of a new realty-auction firm - the Kessler and Cowherd Realty Co.

The Campbellsville Homemakers Club met Tuesday with Mr. George Weeks for an all-day meeting, with Mrs. A.E. Mahan and Mrs. L.T. Wheat as co-hostesses.


Sept. 15, 1949

Lester C. Grant, 23-year-old son of Mrs. Zelphia Grant, died Sunday, Sept. 11 of poliomyletis. He died in route to an Evansville hospital from Cave-In-Rock, where he had been teaching commerce for only two weeks.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Davis and daughter, Carla, Mrs. E.W. Willock and Ernestine were in Louisville on Friday shopping.


Sept. 14, 1939

Clelland Durham, 36, and Guy Caffee, 44, both of this city, were killed last Monday afternoon when a truck in which they were riding hit a tree near the side of the highway about a mile and a half from Harrodsburg on the Perryville Road.

Mr. and Mrs. Irvine Ratcliffe left Sunday for the New York World's Fair and a visit to eastern Canada and other points of interest.


September 1929

The Monson Store announces formal opening of its store on Main Street tomorrow morning. Mr. George Monson, manager of the new store, is an experienced buyer and salesman and is familiar with all lines of goods he carries in stock.