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Early Days for Oct. 6

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TEN YEARS AGO

Oct. 4, 2001

Star Light Homemakers Club met for its September meeting at the home of Clem and Yvette Haskins with 13 members and three visitors present.

Snake Pit Family and Friends hosted a "Freedom Ride" for motorcyclists of the community on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Ernest R. Harmon, 87, of Rosecrest Drive in Campbellsville died on Sunday, Sept. 30 in Campbellsville.

Campbellsville University has recorded its largest enrollment in its nearly 95-year history, according to Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention affiliated institution.

Bill Morrison, representing Bill's Camper Sales in Campbellsville, was presented with the Silver Leader Award for outstanding Dixon ZTR mower sales in 2001.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

Oct. 3, 1991

Perry England, 37, who served with the ambulance service and fire department here in the late 1970s was killed sometime Sunday afternoon by an arrow while hunting.

A baby shower was Sunday, Sept. 8 at Elkhorn Baptist Church for Rindi Christie.

Lucy Bowen, who will be 90 on Oct. 9, was recently honored with a tea.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

Oct. 5, 1981

Rick and Kim Newton, Route 2, announce the arrival of a daughter, Andrea Leigh, on Sept. 20, measuring 21 inches and weighing 7 pounds and 13 ounces.

Ancil Romine is a patient at Taylor County Hospital and underwent surgery Friday.

The Shippers defeated the Raiders 9-8 to win the Union Underwear Company men's softball tournament played last week at Miller Park.

Greg Mobley, a former journeyman to Nigeria, will be the guest speaker at the Oct. 13 convocation at Campbellsville College.

Pvt. Michael L. Nuckols, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Nuckols of 307 Handley, has completed a food service specialist course at Fort Jackson, S.C.

FORTY YEARS AGO

Oct. 7, 1971

Dr. and Mrs. John Newcomb of Carrollton, Ky., were guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thornton Newcomb and Mrs. Goldie Hudson, over the weekend.

Mr. and Mrs. Sie Wood will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 10 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Maurice Rodgers, on Route 3. Relatives and friends are cordially invited.

Mr. and Mrs. Curtis L. Nunn, Route 4, Campbellsville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Oct. 3 from 3 to 5 with open house at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Tommy Daffron at 109 Greenhill Drive.

The Rev. Truman B. Hazelwood and the Gayles Memorial Baptist Church Singers will be at First Baptist Church on Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

Oct. 5, 1961

Henry T. Parrott, 75, one of Campbellsville's best known residents, a pioneer civic leader and vice president of Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, died Wednesday at 1 a.m. at Methodist Evangelical Hospital in Louisville.

2nd Army Headquarters, Fort Meade, Md., have announced the promotion of George H. Wilson of Campbellsville from major to lt. colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve, with the date of rank from Aug. 18, 1961.

Private Billy K. Rice, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fonie Rice, Campbellsville, is currently under going basic training with the Third Training Regiment, at the United States Army Training Center, Armor, Fort Knox, Ky.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

Oct. 4, 1951

Funeral Services for Mrs. W.R. Elrod, 63, the wife of the late Dr. Elrod, were Saturday. Two daughters, a brother and a sister survive her.

Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Romine of Detroit, Mich. are the guests of their nephew, George Marple, Mrs. Marple and daughters.

Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Wilkerson spent the weekend in Cincinnati, Ohio where they visited the zoo and other places of interest.

Mr. and Mrs. Webb Lewis and Ben Fudge of Grider, Ky. spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. S.W. Cheatham.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

Oct. 2, 1941

Mr. and Mrs. R.N. Coffman of Chatham, Ontario are the parents of a daughter, born Saturday. Mrs. Coffman is the former Mary Arfett Basham.

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bell of Scott's Ridge are the parents of a son, Eugene, born at home Saturday.

Mrs. C.V. Hiestand has returned from Louisville, where she spent the first part of the week on business.

Misses Christine Dowell and Margaret Elrod, students at Centre, spent the weekend here with her parents.

Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Melton of Louisville were here Thursday and Friday visiting Mrs. L.B. Smith.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

Oct. 1, 1931

Joe Kearnes and two sons, Wade and William have assumed the management of the garage and machine shop of the People's Service Station on the Columbia Pike.

Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Carter of Lexington spent the weekend here with Mrs. J.R. Davis.

Mr. and Mrs. T.F. Hamilton spent the weekend with relatives and friends in Green County.

Mrs. Harry Edwards and daughter, Virginia, spent Tuesday and Wednesday in Louisville.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lawrence of Bardstown have been the guests of her mother, Mrs. D.B. Edwards.

NINETY YEARS AGO

Oct. 6, 1921

Cleveland Cox and James Gabehart, both of this county, suffered injuries last Friday when their truck was hit by a fast St. Louis train near Highland Park, Louisville. Mr. Gabehart is 45 years of age. Mr. Cox is 28.

We are indebted to John Powell for twin apples brought to our office yesterday. They were grown on the farm of T.E. Hoskins.

Eldridge Speer, in writing this office from his home in St. Petersburg, Fla., states that eggs are selling there at 70 cents per dozen. Market price here at the present is 33 cents per dozen.

Miss Annie Durham returned to her home in Lebanon after a visit here with Miss Mattie Durham.

ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO

Oct. 4, 1911

This week on account of the removal of the News-Journal to our new quarters in the Puryear Building on Main Street, our publication comes to you with only four pages. Next week our readers may expect a full eight-page paper and all-home print.

W.A. Reed, the popular painter and decorator, and Miss Sarah Frances Marshall were married last Wednesday evening by the Rev. W.T. Underwood.

The Rev. Jessie L. Murrell has accepted a church at Monticello, Ky., to which place he will move in the very near future.