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Ten Years Ago
March 30, 2000
Marty Shields, an officer with the Property Value Assessment Office, wants one common misconception clear: PVA officers do not make up the property values. The value of the property is actually determined by the market; the PVA office only attempts to equal the market price.
Campbellsville University recently announced the selection of Amber Priddy as new field commander of the Tiger Marching Band.
Marion Howard of Campbellsville has been named a state winner in the 1999 National Corn Yield Contest sponsored by the National Corn Growers Association.
Local anglers lined the backs of Robinson Creek over the weekend hoping to catch white bass as they made their way up stream to spawn.
Andrew Blair of Taylor County High School signed to run cross country and track for Cumberland College
Twenty Years Ago
Taylor County Schools will more than likely receive about $1 million in funding for the renovation of the high school and middle school.
Djuana Spencer and Greg Nolley announce their forthcoming marriage Saturday, April 14 at East Campbellsville Church of God at 7:30 p.m.
Thirty Years Ago
March 27, 1980
Rainy weather has brought work to a standstill for most Taylor county farmers.
Mrs. Margaret Cox Redman announces the forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Catherine Denice, to Jessie Davis Jr. son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Davis of Campbellsville. The wedding will be Friday April 11.
Mrs. Eva Hash returned home Saturday from a two-week visit with her five sons and their families in Louisville.
Mrs. Nellie Brewer honored her twin daughters, Pam and Paula, with a dinner at the Brewer home, 316 Candace St. on Saturday March 22. The girls were celebrating their 17th birthday.
Forty Years Ago
March 26, 1970
Kenneth Dean Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth E. Wilson, 124 Davis St., celebrated his first birthday.
Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Romine and Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Rose were the Sunday guests of Dr and Mrs. Harvey F. Morrison at Buffalo.
Mr. and Mrs. Craig Martin, Campbellsville, announce the birth of a girl, Shannon Renee, on Sunday March 22 at Adair Memorial Hospital in Columbia.
Campbellsville College has a total of 814 full- and part-time students for the 1970 spring semester, it was announced by college president, Dr. William R Davenport.
Navy Lieutenant James A. Ewing, medical corps, son of Mr. and Mrs. John H Ewing Jr. of Route 1, Greensburg, Ky., graduated from an aerospace physiologist course at the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute at Pensacola, Fla.
Fifty Years Ago
The Taylor County 4-H Talent show was held Saturday night, April 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Campbellsville High School auditorium, with 28 specialty acts and 16 club acts.
Campbellsville will begin operating on Central Daylight Savings time at 12:01 a.m., Sunday April 24, it was decided by the Campbellsville City Council Monday night.
An employment coordination service is being sponsored by the Nell Barber Circle of the First Presbyterian Church in an effort to place workers in jobs and assist employers in obtaining help.
Sixty Years Ago
The Taylor County Health Board has asked the Taylor County of Education to clean up county schools before the next school term begins in July. The county school board was requested to provide sanitary toilets, screens on windows and doors, fly-proof lunch storage cabinets, and a sanitary water supply for the students in our rural schools. Every school must be equipped with a drinking fountain, preferably bubbling type, or a water cooler with paper cups.
Numerous gifts and praises were heaped on the city high's 6th region championship basketball team and coach Paul Coop at the annual athletic association's banquet March 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the city high gymnasium. Highlights of the program included the presentation of a check for $1,000 to coach Coop and 17 jewel watches to the Eagle players.
Seventy Years Ago
The new five and ten cent store of the R.W. Walker Co. will be officially opened for business next Friday night, April 12 with a gala opening. The store is located in the remodeled Sanders building on Main Street.
The Campbellsville Cleaners, operated by Buckner Miller and George Dick Buckner, moved to their new location in the building on First North Street, formerly occupied by the Collins Produce Co. The firm moved from their former location on West Main, adjacent to Buckhorn Creek, from the place where the O.K. Cleaners operated prior to selling to the Campbellsville Cleaners.
Eighty Years Ago
The case of Jim Parrott vs. Campbellsville and Spurlington Turnpike Co. was heard at a special term of the Taylor Quarterly Court on Monday. Parrott charged the Turnpike Co. with collecting toll when the condition of the road would not justify collection to toll. The case consumed almost the entire day. There were 37 witnesses called in the case, after which the jury and the judge fined the Turnpike Co. $40 for the two days the road was said to have been out of repair.
The Armour Creamery Co. is enlarging the cheese manufacturing part of their local plant. The present capacity of the plant is 25,000 pounds of milk daily.
Ninety Years Ago
Several families in Campbellsville are now using the gas furnished by the local company and find it to be one of the convenient necessities around the household. It burns just right, and cooks quickly. With the new equipment, Campbellsville takes its place again with those towns of larger size who believe in advancement.
The flu situation is much improved in Campbellsville and Taylor County. No new cases have been reported in the last week.