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TEN YEARS AGO
Sept. 2, 1999
Ed and Bella Gupton Hardesty of Bradfordsville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, Sept. 12.
Dollie Swafford celebrated her 88th birthday on Thursday, Aug. 12 with her family at her home in Campbellsville.
Pleasant Run Baptist Church observed its 117th year Sunday, July 18 with a homecoming and anniversary celebration at the church grounds on Pleasant Run Church Road.
Pauline Thomas, 87, of Elk Horn Road, Campbellsville, died Thursday, August 26, 1999, in Campbellsville.
Dr. Frank Cheatham, professor of mathematics and computer science at Campbellsville University since 1973, has been named vice president for academic affairs at the university.
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Sept. 7, 1989
Diana Walters and Matthew Hayden were honored with a miscellaneous shower July 15 at Early's Chapel United Methodist Church. The couple was married Aug. 5.
Joshua Washington and Heather Johnson were crowned Little Mr. and Mrs. Durham Reunion Saturday during ceremonies at Campbellsville Middle School.
Corine Brown retired from Fruit of the Loom after 23 years in quality control.
Guy H. Parker, 57, of 123 Shelia Drive, Campbellsville, died Saturday, Sept. 2, 1989, at Taylor County Hospital after a long illness.
THIRTY YEARS AGO
Sept. 3, 1979
Mr. Robert S. Clark, academic vice president at Campbellsville College, will be the guest speaker Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 9 a.m. in the Athletic Center on the college campus. Clark will speak at convocation/chapel series begun this semester.
On Sept. 11, marchers are expected to fan out over Campbellsville and Taylor County to demonstrate their concern for America's number one crippling disease, arthritis.
The Taylor County Hospital Board will meet tomorrow morning at 10 to adjust its tax rate for the coming year.
FORTY YEARS AGO
Sept. 4, 1969
Forest Harvey, recently named Kentucky's outstanding all-around conservation officer for 1969, is dead. Harvey lost his battle against cancer that spanned a period of 18 months.
A tragic automobile collision shortly after midnight Saturday snuffed out the life of 18-year-old Stephen Kent Johnson of Campbellsville.
RN Brenda Jean Lobb, 902 Hill St., Greensburg, Ky., the 19-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adrain Lobb, has successfully passed the State Board of Nursing.
Mr. and Mrs. Buel Hayes and boys, Mr. and Mrs. Craig Martin and Mrs. Lola Foley spent the Labor Day weekend in Cincinnati, Ohio with Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Foley and attended the Reds ball game at Crosley Field.
FIFTY YEARS AGO
Sept. 3, 1959
Russell Shaw, a local electrician, became superintendent of the Campbellsville Water Works on Tuesday with Ray S. Borders, who has served as superintendent since 1938, to be retained in an advisory capacity.
Kentucky's highest award for marksmanship will be awarded Labor Day when the Rifle Shooters host their annual match on the Campbellsville Rifle Club's range on Saloma Road.
Campbellsville and Taylor County schools opened classes for the 1959-1960 term last Thursday with record enrollments likely in both systems.
Several hundred old neighbors and friends are expected to gather at the Ireland Homecoming Program.
Miss Janice Cline, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary of Campbellsville, was crowned Miss Cumberland County Fair last Wednesday night in the annual beauty contest at the fair in Burkesville.
SIXTY YEARS AGO
Sept. 1, 1949
A city "Conservative" ticket headed by Dr. C.V. Heistand for mayor was filed in the office of County Clerk E. Poe Young, it was announced this week. Candidates for the city council on the ticket are Allison Shipp, G.D. Hill, W.L. Spratt, Owen Grammer, Otis Wethington and William J. Allen.
Mr. and Mrs. James McCubbin are the parents of a son born Tuesday, Aug. 23 at Rosary Hospital.
Mrs. Omer White, Rosalene and Louise White and Mr. and Mrs. James L. White and son, Michael, returned home last Thursday after a few days' visit with relatives in LaFayette, Ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mardis and family of Sunnan, Ind. spent the weekend with his mother, Mrs. Lucy Mardis and Mr. and Mrs. W.B. Huddleston.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO
Sept. 1, 1939
Jesse Arvin Jr. retained his singles crown Monday when he defeated Dick Crouch in the finals of the second annual Campbellsville Tennis Tournament on the high school courts. Miss Anne Elizabeth Ramsey also retained her woman's singles title by defeating Barclay Hord last Friday afternoon by 6-4; 6-4.
Oct. 5 and 6 have been set for the Campbellsville Community Fair by the board of directors of the harvest festival, it was said this week by Ray Smith, president of the Community Fair Board.
The entire 76 miles of the "C" extension of the Taylor REA was finally completed yesterday, it was stated by Ferrill Gregory, Taylor County co-op manager, who further stated that electricity service will be available to customers on 50 miles of this extension by the middle of next week.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO
Sept. 5, 1929
Last Thursday at the noon hour, fire broke out in the store of E. Reneau on Main Street, which caused quite a lot of damage from smoke and water. The origin of the fire is unknown but is thought to have caught from a burning gaslight, while Mrs. Reneau was out to lunch.
Miss Mary Lois Harding left Saturday for St. Helens, Ky., where she has accepted a position as instructor in the high school there.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Rice and daughter, Miss Cornelia, were in Lebanon yesterday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Rice's brother, Mr. Bricken, who was killed in Louisville on Sunday by an automobile.
Miss Elizabeth Lyon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.J. Lyon of this city, left Tuesday evening for her duties as a teacher in a Louisville junior high school.
NINETY YEARS AGO
Sept. 4, 1919
Messers Hord and Hutchinson have installed in their garage on Depot Street a modern 200-ton hydraulic press for putting solid tires on trucks. This is the nearest press of that nature this side of Danville. This is a great improvement for their garage and for Campbellsville.
George Marple plans to open a modern grocery in a building at the corner of First and Depot streets in the new few days. He is having necessary alterations made and will carry a full stock of groceries.