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Early Days for July 21

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By Marie Cox

TEN YEARS AGO

July 19, 2001

Even though it was Friday the 13th, it was a lucky evening for local racer Jason Keltner as he captured his first Zip Express Thunder Truck division feature race of the 2K1 campaign at Louisville Speedway.

Allie Shae Hash, 10, of Campbellsville won first place in the K-Country Showdown on July 3.

Terry Dabney was the winner of a picture, "The Old Dunnville Mill," given away July 4 by the Taylor County Republican Women's Club.

Grab your sunglasses - and your Corvette - and come on out to the lake on Saturday. It's time for the eighth annual Classical Glass Arts and Crafts Festival.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

July 18, 1991

Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Draper of Columbia will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary July 19.

Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Wilson Dangerfield will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 20 with a reception at Trinity Baptist Church in Forth Worth, Texas.

Pike Hightower and Rob Goff have been chosen the June Swimmers of the Month by the Central Kentucky Tiger Sharks.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

July 16, 1981

Mr. and Mrs. David Brian Rattliff were married July 11 at Duncan Memorial Chapel in Crestwood, Ky.

The Rev J.D. Campbell is in Taylor County Hospital with pneumonia.

Mr. and Mrs. George Wilson of Pampano Beach, Fla. arrived Friday of last week for a visit with friends and to attend a class reunion.

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Antle announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Donna Dean, to Carl Douglas Dobson, son of Carl R. Dobson and Mary Alice Johnson.

FORTY YEARS AGO

July 15, 1971

Miss Denise Mann, 17, was crowned Miss Taylor County Fair Friday night.

Mr. and Mrs. John Sluder of Campbellsville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Leona Jane, to David Edwin Dudgeon, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Edwin Dudgeon, Route 6, Campbellsville. The wedding is planned for July 31.

Pvt. Ronald L. Sexton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy O. Sexton, 110 Hill St. in Campbellsville, recently completed eight weeks of basic training at U.S. Army Training Center Infantry in Ft. Polk.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

July 20, 1961

Campbellsville's Army Reserve Unit Company C of the 399th Regiment rated best in the battalion and possibly in the regiment for performance the past two weeks in training at Fort Knox.

Mrs. W.W. Shepherd and daughter, Kathy, Miss Ester Shepherd, Larry Webb and Greg Crabtree returned last week from a vacation trip to Monroe Beach, Va.

Mr. and Mrs. Sam O'Banion and Brenda spent 10 days in Hoopeston, Ill., visiting their daughters, Mrs. Bill Vance and family and Mrs. Marion Knopp and family. Mrs. Vance and Mrs. Knopp returned home with them for a few days.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

July 1951

Sheep raisers in Taylor County received $1.10 per pound, or a total of $19,325, the highest price on record, when they had their 23rd annual wool pool and sale.

Iva Nell Sidebottom has been employed as society editor of the News-Journal, it was announced today by publisher Gozdar. She replaces Lois Ann Faulkner, who accepted a position with Sears Roebuck and Co. in Louisville.

At one o'clock in the afternoon on June 30, Madeline Feese became the bride of Mr. Floyd Caffee. The wedding was solemnized at Elkhorn Methodist Church with Rev. Irvin Gaddis, pastor, performing the ceremony.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

July 17, 1941

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hord of Frankfort spent the weekend here with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. C.V. Hiestand.

V.W. Ybarra of Somerset spent the weekend here with Miss Mae Ellis and other friends before leaving for Russellville where he was transferred Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Carroll and sons of Louisville spent the weekend here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Newcomb.

State Health Department physicians and research specialists from all over the nation have been in Columbia for the past week to combat the dysentery epidemic that has already killed 10 residents of that county and infected more than 90 people.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

July 16, 1931

Paul Johnson and Tye Faulkner have as an exhibit at the Campbellsville Barber Shop a mechanical refrigerator made by the Perfection Store Co. It is called Superflex and is operated by coal oil and natural gas at the cost of about two cents per day.

Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Moody are visiting this week with Mr. and Mrs. B.R. Gains and family in Greensburg.

Mrs. Ernest Groves and children Virginia and James are visiting relatives and friends in Lebanon.

NINETY YEARS AGO

July 21, 1921

John A. Wolford, 64, died at his home early Monday morning. He had been in failing health for sometime. He was county attorney at the time of his death. He is survived by eight children. Burial was in Brookside Cemetery.

Joe. E. Robinson, Bardstown, is visiting his sister, Mrs. W. Young, and family.

R.J. Lyon was in Louisville on business Tuesday.

100 YEARS AGO

July 19, 1911

The bridge across Big Pitman is now complete. This is one of the largest streams in the county and very often was so that it could not be forded and a bridge was needed here for sometime.

Mr. and Mrs. R.T. Wade of Louisville are visiting friends and relatives here.

Neville Davis and Owsley Durham spent Sunday in Greensburg.

Mrs. Walter Hoskins and daughter Louise left this afternoon for Lebanon where they will visit her mother, Mrs. Floyd.