Early Days for 6-14

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By Marie Cox



June 13, 2002

Dwight and Dorothy Crabtree will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, June 21.

Edward and Barbara Baise announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Ann, to Andrew Blake Richey, son of Don and Joy Richey of Central City.

Campbellsville High School graduate Tasha Phillips plays Saturday for the Kentucky All Stars in their annual series against Indiana.

Stephany Bowen, a Campbellsville High School graduate, was presented a $300 scholarship from Campbellsville Business & Professional Women's Club.

Jeffrey L. Antle has been named to the dean's list at Lexington Community College for the 2002 spring semester.


June 11, 1992

The dedication of the recently restored Jacob Heistand House, located on KY 210, will take place on Sunday at 2 p.m. The house will also serve as a tourist information center.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Melton of Campbellsville will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday.

Gail Melissa Noe graduated on May 9 from Georgetown College with a degree in elementary education, grades kindergarten through four.


June 10, 1982

Bill Sharp, Route 1, was admitted to Taylor County Hospital the first of the week and had major surgery on Wednesday.

Sharon Goodin, St. Martinsville, La., arrived on Sunday for a week's visit with her sister, Mrs. Ernie Houk, Mr. Houk and other relatives.

Technical Sergeant Greg Gribbins has graduated with honors from Park College at Parksville, Mo. He received an associate Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice.

Bruce H. Carter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Carter, recently graduated summa cum laude from Lindsey Wilson College.


June 8, 1972

Four more cases of rabies were reported in Taylor County last week. Dr. R.W. Needham, veterinarian, said a cow belonging to R.T. Gaddie on KY 210 was reported positive as well as a skunk found on the farm of Rudolph Cox on Long Branch near Floyd Wise's slaughter house.

The Taylor County Business & Professional Women's Club and the American Legion are making plans for the 1972 Miss Taylor County Fair Beauty Pageant.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Livesay of Sacramento, Calf. are here visiting his sister, Mrs. James Gaines and other relatives.


May 24, 1962

Betty Ann Wagner, senior at Durham High School in Campbellsville, is the 1962 recipient of the scholarship awarded annually to a student of one of the local schools by the Taylor County Scholarship Committee.

Richard Carter McKinley, son of Mrs. Barbara McKinley of this city, will receive a bachelor of theology degree on Friday morning, May 28, from the Cincinnati Bible Seminary in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Memorial Day services will be sponsored on Sunday, May 27, by Edwards-O'Banion Post of the American Legion with a parade and program at Brookside Cemetery.


May 22, 1952

Eight students from Taylor County are among the 91 who received diplomas from Campbellsville College on June 2 at the annual commencement exercises.

Mr. and Mrs. George Harding, city, are the parents of a son born on May 13.

Funeral services for Mrs. Florence Bowles, 75, were Tuesday, May 13, at Palestine Baptist Church.

Mrs. A.E. Mahan and Mrs. W.R. Crabtree spent Thursday and Friday in Gallatin, Tenn. visiting Dr. and Mrs. C.M. Anderson.


May 21, 1942

Fred Parrott of the Parrott, Ramsey, Buckner Funeral Home bought the property of the S.E. Kerr estate on Lebanon Road last Thursday for $5,175.

Misses Maxine and Christine Wheat, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. L.T. Wheat, graduated from nurse's training at St. Joseph's Hospital in Louisville last Thursday night.


May 19, 1932

Omer Fisher, residing near Arista, was thrown from a mule on Thursday of last week, sustaining a fracture of his right arm at the wrist.

Miss Virginia Durham, who has been quite ill for some time, is thought to be some better. However, she is still confined to her room.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Leslie and Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Cook of Louisville, were the weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Arvin and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Cook.


May 25, 1922

Mrs. G.R. Tucker, sister of Mrs. Joe H. Wade of this city, died at her home in Greensburg suddenly.

Mrs. Maude M. Harden, 28, died last Sunday morning at her home at Bengal.

Miss Mary Dunbar was the guest of relatives and friends at Lebanon the first of the week.

Mrs. R.A. Kerr left for Louisville to join her husband where they will make their future home.


May 15, 1912

Tom Newton, the rural route carrier, is a fancier of high-bred poultry, and owns a single comb white Orpington rooster, which captured the blue ribbon at the state poultry show at Richmond, Va.

Robert Cowherd brought one of the finest loads of corn to town that was ever brought to this city. Many remarked about the quality of the corn, even offering to wager that none finer had ever been raised in the state.

More than 8,000 gallons of oil will be spread on the streets of this city this year. The oil is due today, and the Standard Oil Co. was authorized to ship on time.