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Ten Years Ago
March 29, 2001
Charles Hunt celebrated Christmas with his family on March 11 after spending 72 days in the hospital and rehabilitation.
Dean and Kim Pyles of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Molly Danielle, on Friday, March 23 at 6:51 p.m. at Norton Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.
Andrea McVay was named to the dean's list at Lindsey Wilson College for the fall 2000 semester.
Army Spec. Jason T. Richerson has graduated from the Ranger training course at the U.S. Army Ranger School at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.
Ray H. Godsey, 84, of Wickliffe Ave. in Campbellsville, died Wednesday, March 21 at Taylor County Hospital in Campbellsville after an illness.
Twenty Years Ago
March 28, 1991
William H. and Pearl Moss Giles of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary March 29.
Kim Watson, daughter of Doug and Brenda Watson of Campbellsville, was recently selected to serve as the personnel coordinator and plans editor for the nationally competitive student advertising team at the University of Kentucky.
Susan Rebecca Manis and Donald A. Dabney, both of Campbellsville, were united in marriage Nov. 24, 1990, at 6 p.m. at Campbellsville Baptist Church. Dr. J. Chester Badgett, who also married the groom's parents, performed the ceremony.
Thirty Years Ago
March 26, 1981
After more than a year of delays, a $112,000 loan from Farmers Home Administration apparently will soon be available to purchase 28 acres from the new fairgrounds on Hodgenville Road.
Fran Murrah Vaughn had major surgery at the Taylor County Hospital on Tuesday of this week.
Forty Years Ago
March 25, 1971
Taylor County Judge T. Millard Shreve has issued a proclamation designating the month of April as "United States Army Reserve Month."
Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Stayton of Mannsville will observe their 50th anniversary on Tuesday, March 30.
Shannon Martin celebrated her first birthday with her granddad Buel Hayes on Saturday, March 20. Shannon was one year old on Monday, March 22 and her granddad celebrated his 36th birthday on Sunday, March 21.
Fifty Years Ago
March 30, 1961
Expansion of Kentucky's state park system and the ways and means to create a state park at the Green River Battlefield site were discussed Tuesday noon by Charles Hall of the State Park Division in an address at the Kiwanis luncheon at the Town and Country.
Mr. and Mrs. Heston Parrish, city, are the parents of a daughter born March 27.
Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah Eliza Johnson were conducted Monday at 2 p.m. at Lyon Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Ben Spencer officiating. Interment was in Robinson Creek Cemetery.
Sixty Years Ago
March 29, 1951
John Lowery, 43, Indianapolis. Ind., died Monday, March 26. He is survived by his wife, the former Lucille Fawcett, a native of Taylor County, and several other relatives here.
The Union Underwear Co. of New York, owner of Taylor Manufacturing Co., is celebrating its 25th year and has printed a booklet, which is being distributed to many merchants and businessmen of this city. In addition to telling the story of the company since its birth, the booklet features the pictures of two local officials, Albert Ross and Hamp Baxter.
Seventy Years Ago
March 27, 1941
Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Cook announce the marriage of their daughter Lois to Malcolm B. Wood of Indianapolis. The ceremony was read here last Saturday at Central Avenue Methodist Church.
Porter Hord, Jack Hord and Miss Mildred Hackley will return Friday from Pensacola, Fla., where they took Mrs. Barkley Garrison to make her home.
Mrs. Earl Russell was in Louisville on Wednesday shopping.
Miss Lillie Gilpin of Lexington spent the weekend here with friends and relatives.
Eighty Years Ago
April 2, 1931
T.L. Walker sold a house and lot on Second North Street the first of the week to Arthur Sprowles at a price that was not disclosed. Immediate possession of the property was given.
Miss Elvera Beard spent the weekend in Louisville with relatives and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Olin Taylor and daughter spent Sunday in Greensburg with his mother, Mrs. E.F. Taylor.
O.B. Bertram and A.H. Gregory were in Columbia on Tuesday for business.
Ninety Years Ago
March 31, 1921
The contract for the stonework for the proposed New Methodist Church was let to T.B. King last Monday. The ground is now being broken and the foundation is to be completed by July 1.
Frank Peterson and Lee Jones of Centre College were home during the weekend.
Professor H.C. Weir of Paducah was here a few days this week with his little daughter, Margaret Kate.
Harden Wayne of Piker City, Ill., spent last Wednesday here with friends and relatives.
100 Years Ago
March 28, 1911
The sawmill engine of Zelp Phillips, located on the N.P. Walling land, exploded this morning about 9 o'clock, killing three men and injuring three or four more which will probably prove fatal.
Dr. J.B. Buchanan was in Elizabethtown on Sunday.