Early Days for April 19

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By Marie Cox



April 18, 2002

Lucy E. Haskins of Campbellsville died on Sunday, April 14, 2002.

Bill Walton 56, of South Columbia Ave. in Campbellsville, died on Thursday, April 11, 2002, in Louisville.

Isaac Russell has been named a United States National Award winner in science.

Playing through a sprained ankle, Campbellsville High School senior Tasha Phillips became the first Lady Eagle and the fourth overall player from this county to make the Kentucky All Stars over the weekend at Georgetown College.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance donated organizer portfolios to 105 high schools throughout the state to support the 2002 Project Graduation programs.


April 16, 1992

Though it doesn't appear anywhere on the list of official events for the Kentucky Derby Festival, an annual Taylor County breakfast featuring hot, bubbly pancakes and flavorful sausage is always one week before the Run for the Roses.

Sasha Mardis celebrated her fourth birthday on March 21 with a party at McDonald's. Sasha is the daughter of Gary and Karen Mardis.

Dana Suzette Viers celebrated her seventh birthday with a party at her home on March 16. Dana is the daughter of Daniel and Carol Viers.


April 15, 1982

A group of friends honored Doris Grammer with a potluck birthday dinner on Saturday night at Ruby Carter's home.

Cindy Cox, 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Cox of Campbellsville, has been selected to compete in the 1982 T.E.E.N. Pageant at the Hyatt Regency Lexington Hotel.

Etta Goode is recovering at home after a two-week stay at Taylor County Hospital.

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Mayes of Marseilles, Ill. are the parents of a boy, William Howard, born on March 29. Mary Frank Mayes of Campbellsville is a grandmother.


April 13, 1972

The Kiwanis Club donated $1,000 to the Taylor County Park Board at its noon meeting on Tuesday.

Campbellsville's application for a 60-bed community hospital goes before the full Lake Cumberland Comprehensive Health Planning Council here tomorrow from two sub-bodies of the council.

Dedication services were at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church on Sunday, April 9, for their new auditorium, classroom and fellowship hall.

Mrs. Elsie Gault spent the weekend with her aunt, Mrs. Edna Johnson.


April 12, 1962

A house-to-house canvas for the Cancer Fund Drive will be made in Campbellsville on Tuesday, April 24, from 6 to 8 p.m., it was announced yesterday by Mrs. Ollie Montgomery.

Taylor County's best fishermen will be honored on Friday night at the annual dinner of the Taylor County Sportsman's Club when the annual fishing contest prizes will be announced and awarded.

Mr. and Mrs. George Arvin were in Madisonville last Thursday attending the State Baptist Training Union Convention.


April 10, 1952

Funeral services for Lafe Richerson, 77, a farmer for many years, will be today at Palestine Baptist Church.

Mrs. Lucy Carter spent the weekend in Lebanon with Miss Jessie Robey.

Maurice Mitchell of Dayton, Ohio spent the weekend here with relatives.

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Doyle and daughter of Williamsburg spent the weekend here visiting relatives.


April 9, 1942

A state highway surveying crew under Mr. Hagan of Elizabethtown has arrived to begin the survey for the laying of concrete on Lebanon Avenue from Main Street to the city limits.

Hubert Morris bought the 106 acre farm of Mrs. R.L. Buckner on Wednesday morning for $14,000 offered at public auction by the T.S. Curry Realty Co. The sale drew a large crowd despite the chilling rain. The stock and other items sold well.

Mr. and Mrs. E.R. Strong of San Diego, Calf. and the parents of a daughter, Judy Carlisle, born on April 2.


April 7, 1932

Miss Rosalie Glass of Wilmore arrived on Sunday to assume her duties in the office of the Taylor County Building and Loan Association. She will make her home with her sister, Mrs. E.J. Russell, in the Hubbard Apartments on Main Street.

Mrs. Cora Moss moved this week from her home in the Risen Addition to Bengal to live with her children. Mr. and Mrs. Moss rented her house to Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Hubbard.

Mr. and Mrs. Orion Walker moved the past week from Nell in Adair County to make this city their future home. They will live at the present with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Pickett Sr., on High Street.


April 13, 1922

Dr. O.H. Shively, J.G. Pruett and L.M. Mitchell left here yesterday for the waters in Adair County to fish for finney tribe. These anglers are great sportsman and they anticipate great luck.

Mrs. Mary A. Puryear, daughter of the late Jonathan Richardson, died here on Saturday morning at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Sam Hackley. She was 88 years old.


April 3, 1912

A.H. Holt, the popular Singer Sewing Machine manager, returned home from several days business trip to Marion and Washington counties, where he did excellent business for his company.

Hatcher-Mitchell Co., which is located in the New Merchant's Hotel building, has moved the room north in the same building, this giving them much more floor space.

Commonwealth attorney Clem Hill of Lebanon is here this week with his usual vim and vigor.