Early Days for 8-9

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By Marie Cox



August 8, 2002

Dr. Eugene H. Shively recently received the Physician's Recognition Award.

The one-year anniversary of the September terrorist attacks on America is just a few weeks away. Lowell Avenue Baptist Church will have a special remembrance service on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m.

Paul Bodenhamer II and Shannon Wathen will fill vacancies in the cross country and softball programs, respectively, at Campbellsville University.

Samuel Allen Bright III has been named to the dean's list at the University of Kentucky's College of Engineering for the spring semester.


August 6, 1992

Shelly Richerson, the Cardinal mascot at Taylor County High School, attended UCA mascot classes at the University of Kentucky on July 14-17.

Bernice Rainwater won $700 in the Roger's Foodland Bankroll drawing recently.

Papa John's won the 1992 18th District ASA Class C tournament at City/County Park on Saturday night.


August 12, 1982

Tommy and Anna Lee Johns of Route 3 in Campbellsville announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Debra Ann, to Eddie Browning, son of Mary Ellen Browning of 109 Montgomery Ave. in Columbia and the late Ray Browning.

Hazel Wade was admitted to Taylor County Hospital on Sunday and had an appendectomy that morning.

Mr. and Mrs. Jacky Arvin of Pearl Circle announced the arrival of a girl, Stephanie Brooks, on Sunday, Aug. 1.


August 10, 1972

Kelly Christerson, controller and business manager at Campbellsville College, has resigned to take a position as cashier at Springfield State Bank.

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Doyle attended the graduation exercises at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond on Aug. 3. Donnabeth, their daughter, received a master's degree.

Jewell Wright of Star Route returned home on Aug. 2 from Norton's Hospital after having surgery.


August 9, 1962

Miss Sharon Warren, a petite 16-year-old blond was crowned "Miss Taylor County Fair of 1962" at the annual Taylor County Beauty Pageant on Monday night at the fairgrounds with a capacity crowd on hand to cheer their favorite.

Airman Basic Raymond K. Hedgespeth of 105 Duffy St. in Campbellsville is being reassigned to the United States Air Force, technical training course for finance and statistical data specialist at Sheppard AFB, Texas.


August 7, 1952

More than 3 1/2 inches of rain fell in Taylor County during July, it was learned today from Alva McKinley, manager of the local experiment station farm.

Mrs. Eddie Sprowles, Mac correspondent, is the winner of the cup given by the News-Journal, it was announced by publisher J.P. Gozder.

Thousands are expected to jam fairgrounds next week for the big Taylor County Fair.


August 6, 1942

C.W. Kerr was named to the City Council on Monday night to replace Dr. R.A. Sanders, who resigned after he entered the armed forces.

Plans have been made for the countywide sugar registration for canning purposes on Saturday, Aug. 8, in the local high school and the county schools.

Mrs. C.H. Williams, Miss Nina Williams and Mrs. L.C. Winfrey were hosts to a china shower at the home of Mrs. Williams on Thursday evening honoring Mrs. Billy Joe Breeding, formerly Rosalene Burress.


July 28, 1932

Mrs. Mary Lee Pike, 56, wife of George Pike, died suddenly at her home near Meadow Creek on Thursday, July 21.

Miss Catherine McCubbin was hostess at a Bunking party on Friday night in honor of her guest, Miss Evelyn McCubbin of Hodgenville.

Mrs. Fred Buchanan was hostess at a 10th anniversary shower for Mr. and Mrs. Ural Cheavront last Thursday night.

N.C. "Hacky" Davis, who was recently injured in the arm by a hitch-hiker in Nelson County, left Friday for Lexington to enter the hospital where he will undergo treatment and rest.


August 10, 1922

Dr. O.M. Kelsay was bitten by a rabid dog last Friday while making a call at the home of Mrs. Myrt Campbell. He left on Monday morning for Louisville where he will take the Pasteur treatment.

Mr. and Mrs. Carter Hazard are the parents of a daughter, Mildred Frances, born on July 23.

Master John Pickett, accompanied by his father, will go to Louisville on Friday morning where he will have his tonsils removed.

John F. Ross and Pauline Rakestraw of Creelsboro were married in Louisville on Wednesday by Charles Welsh.


July 31, 1912

J. Allen Russell has secured a lease on the Judge Stults plot of ground near the L&N Depot and is erecting a first class mill for the manufacturer of spokes and rims.

J.C. Durham and Bros. shipped 400 head of sheep to the Louisville market on Friday.

Burley Young, a Columbia ballplayer, was given a tryout by the Lexington team of the Blue Grass League.