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Ten Years Ago
Dec. 7, 2000
Roy Allen, 66, of Pearl Circle in Campbellsville died Friday Dec. 1 in Campbellsville.
The Campbellsville Police Department and Taylor County Sheriff's Office are reminding everyone to be extra careful and security conscious during the Christmas shopping season.
Campbellsville Middle School Honor Society began its second annual can drive for local needy families on Nov. 27. The drive is scheduled to end today.
Army National Guard Pvt. Brian D. Edwards has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Knox.
The community is invited to tour Taylor County Middle School's Multicultural Showcase on Monday, Dec. 11 from 4 to 8 p.m.
C.T. "Tom" Russell, 72, of Russell Road in Campbellsville died Wednesday, Nov. 29 in Campbellsville.
Twenty Years Ago
Dec. 6, 1990
Six months after her death, Laura Sue Toby's memory was resurrected when about 75 people gathered Saturday to dedicate the Taylor County Public Library to her.
Timmy and Lisa Mardis of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Timothy Justin, on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 1:17 p.m. at Taylor County Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long.
Thirty Years Ago
Dec. 4, 1980
Before the year is over, General Telephone of Campbellsville will be entering the computer age. An electronic computer capable of efficiently handling thousands of phone calls every minute is already in place at General Telephone's switching station at the corner of Broadway and North Central Avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Johnie Young celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Sunday, Nov. 1 with a reception hosted by their son and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Young, at their home in Johnsport. Many relatives and friends called during the afternoon.
Forty Years Ago
Dec. 3, 1970
Local farmers were smiling ear to ear on Monday of this week as they saw the average price of tobacco climb $1.01 at local markets in Greensburg.
Pvt. Rodney Pyles of the 1st Armour Calvary is happy to be returning home after a year in Vietnam. He is the son of Margaret Carney of this city.
Rodney E. Malone returned to his base Thursday of last week following a 13-day leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Malone of 204 Wickliffe in Campbellsville.
Dr. and Mrs. R.D. Ingram had as their guests for Thanksgiving two of their daughters and their families, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Cooper and four children of Ashland and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Farmer and son, Todd, of Elizabethtown.
Fifty Years Ago
Dec. 1, 1960
Kenny Mings of Campbellsville has been named Kentucky's Champion FFA Poultry Producer in the Southeastern Poultry and Egg Association's annual poultry production program, officials of the organization stated today.
The Christmas season will be officially opened in Campbellsville on Saturday morning when the Annual Santa Claus Parade will begin at 10 a.m.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Wilson and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Noel were in Evansville, Ind. and Henderson, Ky. on Sunday. They visited Audubon State Park.
Mrs. Mayme Brown of Crofton, Ky., has been a recent guest of her sister, Mrs. Abb McKnight and family.
Sixty Years Ago
Nov. 30, 1950
Factory workers receive Christmas bonuses of $80,000 this year. The smallest bonus will be $15 with some employees receiving $300.
The Campbellsville Kroger Co. closed last Thursday for Thanksgiving and except for a few hours has not opened as a result of the truck driver strike.
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Griffith of Greenup, Ky., announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Lois, to Billy Burke Wilcoxson of Louisville, the grandson of Mr. and J.L. McCubbin of this city.
Campbellsville High Eagles defeated Greensburg 61-34. Taylor County High defeated Hodgenville 54-49.
Seventy Years Ago
Nov. 28, 1940
Mrs. Nora Wilson, began her duties as WPA sewing room supervisor to succeed Mrs. Frank Callison of Columbia, who transferred.
Everett Forest Clark, a volunteer, was Taylor County's first man taken in the county for a year's army duty.
Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Roberts, announce the marriage of their daughter, Rosa Mae, to Mr. Ray H. Reeves, on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 5 p.m.
Mr. and Mrs. Lanous Muncie of Roley are the parents of a son, Jerry Wayne, born at home last Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Clark are the parents of a daughter, Nancy Sue, born at the home last Friday.
Eighty Years Ago
Nov. 27, 1930
Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt Collins of Lexington spent last week with Mrs. J.A. Hubbard.
Mr. and Mrs. C.I. Coakley and Mr. and Mrs. U.P. Walling spent Sunday in Lexington with the formers' son, John Minton Coakley, who is a student at the University of Kentucky.
Ninety Years Ago
Nov. 25, 1920
This week E.E. Eads, manager of the Taylor County Telephone Co., is busy stringing cable over Campbellsville. The cable contains connections and will give much better service when completed.
Mrs. J.G. Jones of Burkesville has returned to her home after a visit with her daughter, Mrs. John Coe.
Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Jackson and J.N. Turner returned last Monday from a visit of a few days in Louisville.
Carl McCubbin spent the weekend in Louisville and Bardstown.
100 Years Ago
Nov. 30, 1910
During the storm last week, a 450-pound hog belonging to Will Miller, near Hatcher, was killed by lightning.
Miss Ethel Moss spent Thanksgiving with her parents.