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Ten Years Ago
September 13, 2001
The only fall festival in the world to offer "cow cola" milked from a life-size fiberglass Holstein gets under way in Greensburg this weekend at Cow Days.
Richard Simpson recently retired from the Kentucky State Police.
Taylor County High School's girls' team and the Green County boys' squad captured Heartland Athletic Conference Golf Tournament team titles this Monday afternoon at Pinewood Country Club in Columbia.
Campbellsville University has employed Debra "Debbie" Carter of Campbellsville as an assistant professor of social work.
While America waited to see what might follow attacks on the World Trade Centers and U.S. Pentagon on Tuesday, Campbellsville prayed.
Twenty Years Ago
September 12, 1991
Hallie Ratliff, an auditor with the 6100 unit, has retired from Fruit of the Loom after 35 years of service.
On Friday, July 12, Patricia Ann Bryant and Dewayne Utah Canada were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony at 7 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. The Rev. Bob Martin officiated.
The staff of the Taylor County Social Security office recently received a special recognition as the top office in Kentucky for achievements in processing a high volume of work during the month of May.
Thirty Years Ago
September 14, 1981
James Lawrence Noe III arrived at Taylor County Hospital, Friday, Sept. 4. He weighed 7 lbs. and 5 oz.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Allio of Louisville were here Thursday evening visiting Ernestine Willock and other friends.
Jewel Stults was drawn as the Grand Prize winner of the microwave oven given away at the Central Kentucky News-Journal's cooking school. More than 1,000 people attended the school, which was in Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium.
Forty Years Ago
September 9, 1971
Airman Randall D. Durham, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Durham of 401 Underwood St. in Campbellsville, has received his first U.S. Air Force duty assignment after completing basic training at Lackland, AFB, Texas.
The Western Kentucky Gas Company has awarded Jamie Shaw, a freshman physical education major at Kentucky Wesleyan College, a $500 scholarship.
Weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. B.M. Wood were Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Barger and daughter of Virginia and Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Wood and daughter of Hazard. Mrs. Barger is the daughter of the Woods.
Fifty Years Ago
September 14, 1961
Funeral services for Mrs. Belle Hansford were conducted Thursday, Sept. 7 at the Gosser-McKinley Funeral Home in Liberty, with the Rev. L.C. Young officiating.
Taylor County 4-H Club and FFA members won several awards this week at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville with the dairy division of the 4-H club topping all contestants in number of winners.
Leroy Warf, a 1961 graduate of Taylor County High School, has received one of the larger music scholarships being offered this year by Lindsey Wilson Junior College in Columbia. He is enrolled there as a dormitory student and will be majoring in public school music.
Sixty Years Ago
September 13, 1951
Campbellsville High Band received top honors in the Kentucky State Fair competition last week. Judging was on the band's ability to play while marching. Director George Weekes said the local band did so well, he believed had they competed in higher classes they would have taken at least third place. The local musicians won $75 for taking first place in Class C.
Christine Minor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Minor of Spurlington, won one blue, five red and five white ribbons on her 4-H canning exhibit at the Kentucky State Fair, it was reported by HAD Joyce Cundiff.
Miss Paula Sanders left Tuesday for Gulf Port, Miss., where she will enter Gulf Park College.
Seventy Years Ago
September 1, 1941
Private Alfred Faucett, son of Mrs. L.E. Brockman of this city, was one of 25 Army Air mechanics graduated from the air mechanics school at the academy of aeronautics at La Guardia Field in Long Island, New York.
Miss Mary Edythe Watson has been given a full-time teaching job this year as a substitute teacher. Watson is teaching one section of the seventh grade.
Eighty Years Ago
September 10, 1931
Flo Bowles, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.A. Bowles of Spurlington, has assumed a position in the mechanical department of the News-Journal and started work with this publication. He is a graduate of TCHS in the Class of 1931 and is a promising young man.
Miss Marion Miller left Saturday for Stamping Ground, Ky., where she will teach home economics at the high school there.
Miss Virginia Dare Tucker, student at Bryant Stratton Business College in Louisville, spent the weekend here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Tucker.
Mrs. S.N. Wilson of Louisville spent the weekend here with friends and relatives.
Ninety Years Ago
September 15, 1921
Jo Willock in the back of the Buchanan-Lyon Store has started drilling for gas. In the event gas is found, Willock expects to furnish the entire square with gas for heating and lighting.
Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, the famous motion picture comedian, was arrested at San Francisco, Calif. on Saturday and placed in jail, charged with the murder of Miss Virginia Rappe, a movie actress. The fatality was said to have followed a drinking party in the actor's hotel apartment.
One Hundred Years Ago
September 13, 1911
W.H. Cox, well-known laundry man who is headquartered in the Mitchell Store, has installed a new line in connection with his business and is now doing cleaning and blocking of hats.
Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Parker of this city announced their secret marriage, which occurred on June 26, 1911 at Jeffersonville, Ind.