Early Days for 6-5

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By Marie Cox



June 3, 2004

Anthony Farris, a teacher at Campbellsville Elementary School, has been named the winner of Walmart's Teacher of the Year award.

Wayne Wills, manager and co-owner of Holiday Inn Express, recently achieved the No. 1 rating in the world for customer satisfaction for Holiday Inn Express hotels.

The Giles Society, a nonprofit organization, presented the seventh annual Janice Holt Giles book award to Jasma Mendez, a junior at Campbellsville High School.

A larger crowd than usual was on hand for Monday's annual Memorial Day Service at the Taylor County War Memorial.

About 175 of the high school seniors from both Campbellsville and Taylor County Schools participated in Project Graduation.


June 2, 1994

One of the largest crowds in recent years gathered at the Taylor County War Memorial on Monday afternoon to remember those who went to war and never came home.

M. Joel Patton, son of Paul W. and Carol J. Patton and a native of Campbellsville, graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore recently in the institution's 71st commencement service.


May 31, 1984

Early's Chapel United Methodist Church was the scene of the wedding of Frances Marie Cowherd of Route 4 in Campbellsville, and Gregory Rush Smith of Edmonton, on Saturday, March 17. The Rev. Holman Cowherd of Campbellsville and the Rev. Alan Son of Edmonton performed the double-ring ceremony at 2:30 p.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Swallows celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a reception given by their children, Shirley Hughes, Garry Bault, Helen Cox, Kenneth Swallows, Mary Mattingly and Linda Ford.


May 30, 1974

The big news out of Tuesday's primary election is the fact that there is little or no news to report. At least in Taylor County, voters were scarce at all polling places. Mrs. Lena Parrott, clerk's office deputy who has gone through nearly 70 elections in her 32 years there, said turnout was the lightest she can remember.

Annetta's Flowers has moved to its new home on Maple Street, adjacent to Central Shopping Center and Fillie's Fashions.


May 28, 1964

Taylor County had its first election with its new voting machines Tuesday and apparently the novelty of the new machines wasn't enough to draw more than a handful of voters.

Several members of the Lowell Avenue Baptist Church gathered at the home of Prof. and Mrs. Felts on Saturday night for his surprise birthday celebration.


May 27, 1954

Plans were announced to move the telephone company to a new building and replacement of central office equipment were announced by J.L. Zieg, district manager for Southern Continental Telephone Co. It was anticipated that the total project would cost from $70,000 to $80,000.

Kroger specials for the week feature: ground beef at 39 cents per pound, bread at 18 cents and sliced bacon at 69 cents.


May 25, 1944

The Department of Revenue has ordered a 10-percent increase on all lots and improvements in Taylor County, Judge Walker Wise was informed in a letter last Thursday.

Mrs. James Robinson and Miss Mary Dudgeon were in Louisville on Monday.


May 24, 1934

George Seaborne, 57, died near his home near Speck on Monday. He is survived by his mother, four sisters and five brothers, all of Speck.

Mr. and Mrs. Corbett Brown of Atchison announce the birth of a daughter, Claudine, on Tuesday, May 15.