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Early Days for 7-12

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By Marie Cox

 

TEN YEARS AGO

July 11, 2002

Classical Glass Corvette Club's ninth annual show will take place on Saturday, July 13, at Green River Lake State Park.

Maurice E. Coppock Sr., 90, of Kensington Way in Campbellsville, died on Saturday, July 6, 2002, in Campbellsville.

Willard "Hoogie" Cox, 70, of West Highway 70 in Liberty, died Saturday, July 6, 2002, in Campbellsville.

Jennifer Davis and Jeffrey Thomas Schuhmann exchanged wedding vows on Friday, April 5, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Campbellsville.

Jan Burkhead finished second at the Mule and Horse pull at the Taylor County Fair on Saturday, June 22.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

July 9, 1992

Dixie Wise has retired from Fruit of the Loom after 36 years of service.

Angela Marr, the 17-year-old daughter of Jerry and Bertha Marr, was named Miss Kentucky American Coed at the annual state pageant.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

July 8, 1982

Thomas Caldwell of Chicago is spending this week here visiting his mother, Mrs. Ray Caldwell, brother, Lee Caldwell and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Ted S. Winn Jr. of Campbellsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Ann, to Jeffrey Lynn Eaton, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Thurman Eaton of Providence.

FORTY YEARS AGO

July 13, 1972

Taxable property in Taylor County has reached a grand total of $110,572,181, just a slight increase over the 1971 figures because of the loss of almost $5 million under the Homestead Exemption Act.

Miss Ella Crouch was honored with a birthday party Sunday afternoon at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.

Winn's Store for Men was the winner of the window display competition during the Battle of Tebbs Bend Celebration Week.

Mickey Wood and Jack Hiles of Campbellsville were runners-up in doubles in the Campbellsville Open Tennis Tournament at Miller Park over the weekend.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

July 12, 1962

Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Barnes and children, Betty and Tommy, and Mr. and Mrs. Toby Giles spent several days at Myrtle Beach and the Smoky Mountains recently.

Funeral services for Edward Lerman, chain store co-owner, were conducted in New York City where he died last Thursday. He was at one time in charge of the store in Lebanon and has been a visitor to Campbellsville.

Wilson J. Mitchell has been named district forester for South Central Kentucky, it was announced today from State Forester Harrod B. Newland.

Lt. and Mrs. James O. Durham are parents of a son born July 4.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

July 9, 1942

Sheriff J. Porter Hord received notification Wednesday morning that he was named a member of the Taylor County Draft Board. H.G. York has also been named to serve. The two are replacing Albert Caulk and Fred Graham.

Dr. Richard Allen Sanders will leave Friday, July 10, for duty at MacDill Field in Tampa, Fla. Sanders has a commission of First Lieutenant in Dental Corps of the Air Force.

George Trotter, who is spending the summer at Camp Daniel Boone, spent the weekend with his mother, Mrs. George Trotter Sr.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

July 7, 1932

Miss Mabel Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Miller, was chosen as teacher at Burdick School for the coming term.

Alvin Lyon recently sold his interest in the Lyon-Beard Garage to his partner, Winfrey Beard.

Mrs. Nannie L. Young of Saloma sold a house and lot to Ira E. Durham. Consideration was not given.

Mr. and Mrs. Willie Gunter announce the arrival of a fine son on July 1.

NINETY YEARS AGO

July 12, 1922

Johnnie Burkholder, 11, fought flames in the hut of Hezekiah Sebastin on Main Street near the residence of J.R. Sanders last Thursday and had the fire practically under control before summoning assistance. Sebastin is a tenant of G.W. Redman and young Burkholder is a son of Mr. and Mrs. G.R. Burkholder.

Mrs. Alice Minor, wife of John Minor died July 6 at Spurlington. She was 22 years of age. Interment was in Jericho Cementery.

A HUNDRED YEARS AGO

July 3, 1912

Mrs. William Jackson entertained the Presbyterian Missionary Society on Wednesday of last week. A dainty luncheon was served.

M.L. Spurling and the Buchanon-Lyon Co. have switched businesses. Mr. Spurling has taken over the undertaking business and the company has taken over the harness business previously carried on by Mr. Spurling.

Joe E. Sanders of Glasgow formerly of this city made a record sale of four pianos and one organ last week.