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Early Days for 8-16

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By Marie Cox

 

TEN YEARS AGO

Aug. 15, 2002

Jill Carlson, daughter of Walt and Ann Gorin of Greensburg, will be introducing her new CD "Down the Road" on Big Dawg radio on Aug. 22.

In honor of her 83rd birthday, Minnie Pearl Maddox was honored by her family and friends with a reunion and celebration.

Randall and Judy Harris recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary.

The Peterson reunion was at Camp Acton on Sunday, July 28, with the 54 who attended joining in a potluck meal.

Holly Davis of Campbellsville has received a Regents Scholarship to attend Western Kentucky University.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

Aug. 13, 1992

Stephanie Underwood and Kari Sapp were named UCA All-Stars and have the opportunity to travel to London, England.

Ila Chewning retired on Aug. 1 from Fruit of the Loom after 28 years of service.

Jill, Dru and Teressa Murphy of Lebanon were the winners of a $500 shopping spree at Heilig-Meyers on New Hodgenville Road.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

August 1982

Palestine Baptist Church was the scene of the wedding of Marsha Gail Murphy and Richard Glenn Silas on Thursday, June 7.

Tom Ed Claycomb, 72, of Osage Avenue in Campbellsville, died Sunday, Aug. 15, at his home.

William and Hattie Glover celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 23. The Glovers live on Route 5 and have nine children.

Elizabeth Rafferty had major surgery at Jewish Hospital in Louisville on Friday of last week.

FORTY YEARS AGO

Aug. 17, 1972

More than $2,000 in household items were stolen from the home of Montie Perkins, 612 Osage, sometime on Wednesday, Aug. 9, while she was out of town.

Last week, two Taylor County 4-H members were awarded the highest camping honor that is presented in Kentucky. The two youngest receiving the award were Amy Allen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aldolphus Allen and Patricia Kay Perkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James R. Perkins.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

Aug. 16, 1962

Gov. Bert T. Combs crowned Mrs. J.T. Moss as Mother of the Year at ceremonies last Thursday night at the Taylor County Fair.

Mrs. Beatrice Routenberg has accepted a position with the State Health Department at Frankfort as a state area nutritionist.

Record attendance, brilliant horse shows, fine cattle shows and interesting racing marked the Taylor County Fair, which closed on Saturday night with an estimated crowd of 6,500.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

Aug. 14, 1952

James R. Bohanon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bohanon of this city, was recently named manager of the Campbellsville A&P Super Market.

Robert L. Blevins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Blevins of Finley, received a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Kentucky on Aug. 8.

L.T. Wheat, local Texaco distributor, will be honored on Sunday at Campbellsville Christian Church.

The Jr. Business Women's Circle met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Miller on Monday for a potluck supper.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

Aug. 13, 1942

The following selections will leave on Tuesday for service, Jimmy Franklin, James Everett Allen, Ray Haskell Blevins, Buren F. Beck, Shively Whitlock, James V. DeWitt, Ray Brockman, Raymond Speed, Charles F. Bruice Jr., Hovie Edgar Noe, Jodie Willock, Ambrose F. Kilby, Clemmie Gribbins, Hubert V. Cox, Owen T. Wilkerson, Robert Williams Jr., David Edelen, Lindsey Graham, George Sexton, Otis Hopkins, Dennie Farmer, John R. Burress and Lester Willie Cox.

George Trotter Jr., who spent the summer at Camp Daniel Boone, will return home Saturday.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

Aug. 4, 1932

Ernest Pike, 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lee Pike, while handling a shotgun Sunday morning had the misfortune to accidentally discharge the weapon, taking off the middle finger on his left hand.

Fire damaged the home of Mrs. Anna Foster who has been away from home several days, and it was thought to have originated from some kind of electrical appliance which had been left on.

NINETY YEARS AGO

Aug. 17, 1922

Misses Bessie Collins and Fanola Carr, who have been attending school in Chautawqua, N.Y., have returned to their home here.

Miss Nora B. Edwards went to Louisville on Saturday to be with relatives and friends.

Miss Mary Phillips returned home after an extended visit in Kansas.

Mr. and Mrs. Turner Cloyd of Louisville are visiting relatives here.

Miss Nydia Hiestand was in Louisville on Wednesday shopping.

A HUNDRED YEARS AGO

Aug. 17, 1912

Mrs. A.C. Burrey was the first woman to cast a vote in the election here on Saturday.

Miss Marian Atkinson entertained a few friends last Thursday at her home on High Street.

The Rev. J.R. Dyer, 49, died suddenly from an attack of apoplexy at his home on Elkhorn Pike.

Campbellsville Public School opened on Aug. 14.

From Hobson letter: B.F. Russell conducted a singing at Pleasant Hill Church last Sunday.