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Early Days for 5-10

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By Marie Cox

 

TEN YEARS AGO

May 9, 2002

Bill Underwood retired from New York Southern Railroad after 30 years of service.

The Funeral Directors Association of Kentucky has made a donation in remembrance of the late Hattie Louise Lee Brown to the scholarship fund.

Bus drivers Norris McCawley and Roger Williams are retiring from Taylor County Schools.

Josh Tucker and Summer Roberts were honored with a wedding shower on Saturday, April 20.

J.W. Minor, 65 of John Minor Lane in Campbellsville, died on Saturday, May 4, 2002, in Lebanon.

Marine Corps Pvt. Matthew W. Rogers recently completed basic training on Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Paris Island, S.C.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

May 7, 1992

Mr. and Mrs. Limuell Bault, Mrs. Wendell Graham and Mrs. Jimmie Graham attended the spring concert of the Murray State University Wind Ensemble on Sunday, April 26.

Dr. Wanless Ray Mann, 69, of Campbellsville, the son of the late Eddie B. Mann and Chloe Stayton, was born in Taylor County. He died at 4:45 p.m., Monday, May 4, 1992, at Taylor County Hospital in Campbellsville.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

May 6, 1982

Leona Gaddis was in Louisville on April 23-25. She attended the funeral of Glenn Bottoms.

Stella Harding returned to her home in Carmel, Ind., on Monday after spending 10 days here with her sister-in-law, Margaret Edith Tucker, a patient at Taylor County Hospital.

Mr. and Mrs. Owen Karnes, Route 1, were honored with a party celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary, Sunday, April 18, hosted by their son, Ronnie Karnes and his wife on Smith Ridge Road.

FORTY YEARS AGO

May 4, 1972

Richard Simpson, 25, of 115 Durrett St. in Campbellsville, is the newest member of the Campbellsville Police Department. He was employed as a patrolman on Monday night by action of the City Council at its regular meeting.

Don Clark of Campbellsville has been honored with the President's Award Cup at Lander College, Greenwood, S.C.

Mr. Omer L. Williams returned home on Tuesday from Norton's Infirmary in Louisville.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

MAY 3, 1962

W. Wayne Kessler, well-known Campbellsville auctioneer and realtor, was named last Thursday by Gov. Bert Combs to be a member of the newly established Kentucky State Board of Auctioneers.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Watson announce the marriage of their daughter, Judy, to Mr. Robert T. Roots, son of Mrs. Dolly Roots.

Mr. and Mrs. Walker Hubbard were hosts on Thursday, April 19, at a shower at their home for Miss Judy Watson and Mr. Robert T. Roots.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

May 1, 1952

The farm of Phillip Corbin and son received recognition on Thursday when the Kentucky Green Pasture Caravan visited the farm.

Mrs. Payne Sexton underwent an operation at St. Joseph's Infirmary in Louisville last Thursday for injuries received in a wreck near Hodgenville five weeks ago.

Miss Mary Frances Wilson left Monday to attend the North American Christian Convention in Tulsa, Okla.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

April 30, 1942

Pvt. James Robert Bell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bell, has started a 19-week airplane mechanic course at the Air Corps Technical School, Kessler Field, Miss.

Miss Mary Turner and Claude Allen Burkholder Sr. were united in marriage last Friday evening.

Miss Frances Wayne and B.L. Wayne of Louisville spent the weekend here with her mother.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

April 28, 1932

The members of the immediate family of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. McKenty joined in the celebration of the 84th birthday of Mr. McKenty last Sunday, April 24.

Miss Maggie Latimer and D.E. Speer were married on Saturday, April 23, by the Rev. Yancy. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T.L. Latimer and the groom is the son of Newton Speer.

NINETY YEARS AGO

May 4, 1922

Samuel Hord, who has been connected with Joe Hurt, employed by Gulf Refining Co., resigned his position to engage with his father, R.E. Hord, in the hardware business.

The friends of V.D. Cookley of Old Pitman gave him a great surprise last Sunday, it being his birthday.

Miss Fannie Gaines, 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Gaines, who has been in declining health for the past year, died last Thursday morning at her home on Meadow Creek.

Joe T. Randell will be open in a few days for business in the garage building of W.T. Coppock.

A HUNDRED YEARS AGO

April 24, 1912

Mr. W.A. Chandler, who has been quite ill for some time, is able to get out again, although as yet he is far from being a well man.

Miss Catherine Walling and her brother, Master Henry Wood Walling, were baptized on Saturday afternoon, April 20.