Early Days

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By Marie Cox


June 7, 2001

The Tim Horton Children's Foundation is celebrating the grand opening of its Green River Lake Camp on Saturday.

Jacob Grove Baptist Church in Summersville will honor Pastor and Sister Walter Johnson for 20 years of service on Sunday.

Ben Overgaauw has been selected to receive a scholarship for a summer experience in Japan through Youth for Understanding International Exchange.

Herbert Graybeal, 69, of Palestine Road in Campbellsville died at 6:35 on Monday, June 4, 2001, in Campbellsville.

Stacey Berry, who graduated Friday, April 26 from Lafayette High School in Lexington, was honored with a reception recently at the home of Anita Berry.



June 6, 1991

A one-car crash at about 5:30 a.m. Sunday claimed the life of David Paul Minse, 39, of 205 Elk Horn Road in Campbellsville, according to police.

Campbellsville is looking for a place to take its garbage so its existing landfill can be closed.

Larry DeWitt of Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home was honored recently by the American Funeral Assurance Co. for achieving the President Club award.



June 4, 1981

Mr. and Mrs. A. Joe Asher returned home last week from their Florida home in Avon Park.

Rosalie Shackley, Porterville, Calif. and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Dennis, Mariposa, Calif. were guests all week of Sybil Sandidge.

Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Perkins announce the graduation of their son, Billie Joe Perkins, from service school command naval training center in Orlando, Fla. Billy Joe graduated in the top five of his class.

Donald W. Sublett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sonny Sublett, 500 Bell Ave., Campbellsville, has been commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force upon graduation from Officers Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.



June 3, 1971

June 6, 1971, will mark a milestone in the life of Lowell Avenue Baptist Church. The church will observe groundbreaking ceremonies at the close of the morning worship service.

Gerald Ford was named the most outstanding student in scholarship and athletics at the Taylor County High School for 1971.

Mr. and Mrs. George O. Willis and son, Tim, of Owensboro, spent the weekend with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grover Keltner and Mrs. Murieal Lippincott.



June 1,1961

Fred Faulkner Sr., Campbellsville attorney, was among the 11 Kentucky attorneys honored at last week's Kentucky State Bar Association Convention for 50 or more years of active law practice.

Dr. C.V. Hiestand, Taylor County's grand old man of medicine, was honored at the Taylor County Health Department. Many friends and patients called.

Mr. and Mrs. Val Hiestand of New York returned to their home Tuesday after a visit with his father, Dr. C.V. Hiestand and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Phillips.



May 31, 1951

Campbellsville's oldest living resident, Miss Alice Graves, celebrated her 97th birthday Monday and said her biggest desire was to live to be 100. She lives with one of her nieces, Mrs. A.C. Hill, on Central Avenue in this city. Her other relatives include R.J. Lyon and Miss Lennye Carter, and a great nephew Marshall Lyon. Although she now cannot walk and has to sit in a wheelchair, Miss Alice is in fair health.

J. Carl McCubbin and Miss Patty Beard left yesterday for Memphis, Tenn. for a week's visit with his daughter, Mrs. C.E. Netherland, Mr. Netherland and their children.

Mr. and Mrs. E.R. Cook Jr. and daughters, Rebecca and Delores, of Conyers, Ga., spent Friday through Monday with Mr. and Mrs. E.R. Eads.



May 29, 1941

Mr. and Mrs. George Bertram, city, are parents of a son, Phil Allan, born at the home Monday.

Announcement has been made of the marriage of Miss Myrtle Murphy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Shelby Murphy, to Mr. Howard Melton, son of J.B. Melton. The ceremony was read Saturday night in Nashville, Tenn. Attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Eggers.

Edwin Netherland, who is stationed in the U.S. Navy at Pensacola, Fla., arrived last Wednesday might for a few days' visit with his mother, Mrs. Cordie Netherland and family.



June 1931

Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Crabtree announce the marriage of their daughter, Margaret Elizabeth, to Mr. Maurice Pruitt on Friday, May 29. The wedding took place in New Albany, Ind. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Pruitt, and both are graduates of TCHS.

S.B. Willock of the Economy Stores Co. will present a silver cup to the Campbellsville golfer making the most "birdies" on the local course during a 30-day period beginning June 10.

Miss Edith Miller and Mrs. Colby Wilcoxson left Sunday for a visit to their sister, Mrs. Wilson Towney and brothers, James and Paul Miller, in Dayton, Ohio.



June 2, 1921

Dr. and Mrs. R.A. Sanders announce the marriage of their daughter, Annie Louise, to David Earl Van Cleve of Cave City. The wedding will be solemnized at the Presbyterian Church on Wednesday afternoon, June 22.

Sam Sanders last week closed a deal with T.P. Disney, buying out his interest in the Sanders and Disney Hardware Store.