Early Days for 5-30

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By Marie Cox



May 29, 2003

Angela Michelle Agee of Lexington, formerly of Campbellsville, graduated from the University of Kentucky's College of Human and Environmental Sciences.

Dr. Frank Cheatham, vice president for Academic Affairs at Campbellsville University, was recognized for 30 years of service at the university.

Willis "Chuck" Barnett, 86, of Grimes Road in Campbellsville, died May 15 at Taylor County Hospital in Campbellsville after an illness.

Terry M. Dabney of Campbellsville has been recognized by the Department of Homeland Security's National Disaster Medical System.


June 3, 1993

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Risen of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 25 in Cincinnati with their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Morgenthal.

Curtis McDaniel, 86, of Casey Creek, died on May 29 in Indiana after an illness.

Dr. Jerome Dixon has been awarded the 1993 Intern/Resident Medical Writing Award by the American College of General Practitioners in Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery.


June 2, 1983

Billy B Smith, the winningest coach in Taylor County High School basketball history, will be the guest speaker on Tuesday night when the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce meets for its 34th annual dinner meeting at 6 p.m. at the Catfish House on West Main.

In celebration of Joe and Evelyn Ford's 50th wedding anniversary, a reception will be on June 5 at the home of their son, Tonnie Ford, at 206 Westlake Drive.

Janice Lynn Moss, 17, a high school junior and daughter of Barbara and Ralph Moss, has been selected to participate in the Berea College Rising Seniors Program.


May 31, 1973

More antiques are needed for window displays during Taylor County's 125th anniversary celebration June 17-24.

Gas shortage hit Campbellsville officially last Wednesday, when Bob Himes of Campbellsville Gulf Service was forced to close his station an afternoon because of a shortage of gas.

Campbellsville Little League, under the supervision of the Jaycees, got underway on May 28 when Mayor Robert L. Miller threw the first ball for the Giants vs. Reds game.


May 29, 1963

Joyce McCubbin of Campbellsville is a candidate for a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queens College, Charlotte, N.C. The graduation convocation will be on June 2 in Belk-Chapel on the college campus.


May 28, 1953

There are eight land transfers amounting to $35,500 recorded in County Court Clerk E. Poe Young's office during the past week, it was learned from records today.

Funeral for Lucy Mardis, 78, was on May 27 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home. She died at Rosary Hospital on May 26.

Judge and Mrs. Granville Hogan, Ruth Wood and Gladys Johnson of St. Louis, Mo., were here visiting Dr. and Mrs. C.V. Hiestand.


May 27, 1943

Fifty-three graduates of the Campbellsville Graded School were given promotion certificates at commencement exercises at the high school last Thursday night.

Patricia Ann Cave, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ruby Cave, was given a birthday party at her home on Friday afternoon on her fifth birthday.


May 25, 1933

James M. Sapp, 78-year-old retired stockman of this county, died on Thursday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J.F. Campbell.

The Woman's Club met on Monday afternoon on the lawn of Mrs. Mark Chandler with Mesdames C.V. Bryan and Sam White acting as hostesses.