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Early Days

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TEN YEARS AGO
May 24, 2001
WalkAmerica participants, about 100 strong, caught a gap in the rainy weather Saturday at Miller Park and pulled off a three-mile walk for the March of Dimes.
The veterans of Taylor and surrounding counties will observe Veterans Day on Monday with a ceremony at the Taylor County war memorial, across from the Taylor County Library.
Laura Butler has recently been named to the dean’s list for the 2001 semester at Cumberland College in Williamsburg.
Frank Arnett celebrated his 75th birthday on April 27. He is the father of 11 children and 17 grandchildren.
Nathan Riner, son of Haywood and Dixie Riner of Campbellsville, will be spending the summer serving in Crosspoint Ministries.

TWENTY YEARS AGO
May 23, 1991
Four members of Campbellsville’s National Guard unit won’t be coming home from Saudi Arabia until at least August. Sgt. Ron Milby said the four are Vernon Crane, Dennis Hawthorne, Gregory Kern and Bradley West.
Cynthia Ann Bowen, daughter of W.R. and Georgia Bowen of Campbellsville, graduated May 5 from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Jason Miller was selected as Taylor County FFA’s member of the year at the annual banquet.

THIRTY YEARS AGO
May 25, 1981
Horace Walls had gallbladder surgery at the Taylor County Hospital on Friday.
John Hancock, 20, has joined the Taylor County Extension Service as a summer intern.
It was a time of celebration and of some sadness on Sunday as 119 students were graduated from Campbellsville College.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Vaughn, Eggers Street, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 23.

FORTY YEARS AGO
May 20, 1971
Marshall Lyons was admitted to St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington on Saturday.
Eva Scott, Rachel Strawn, Annetta Harding and Mrs. Albert Ross were in Florida all of last week and are expected to return home Wednesday of this week.
Pvt. Larry McFall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin McFall, Route 1, Campbellsville entered the service February 1971 and completed his basic training at Fort Knox and is now stationed at Fort Polk, Louisiana for his A.I.T.