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Newborn arrives two days before scheduled opening of Rosary Hospital in 1948

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By The Staff

TEN YEARS AGO

July 9, 1998

Brandon DeShawn Allen of Louisville received a bachelor of science degree on Sunday, May 31 from Centre College in Danville, Ky.

Kyle Godsey has been named a United States National Award winner in physical education.

The Taylor County High Future Farmers of America Chapter attended a week of camp at FFA Leadership Training Center in Hardensburg, Ky.

The annual Kilby family and friends reunion was Saturday, June 27 at Salem Baptist Church.

Gary Lloyd Patton has earned a doctor of philosophy degree from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

July 14, 1988

Cora B. Price, formerly of Campbellsville, celebrated her 80th birthday June 29 with her family at her home in Shepherdsville.

Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Sullivan, 5520 Lebanon Road, will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on Sunday, July 24 at Palestine Baptist Church from 2 until 4:30 p.m.

Tracy and Smitty Lee, 235 Keltner Road, are the parents of a daughter, Whitney Lynn, born June 18 at 9:14 p.m. She weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long.

Marshall Vaughn, 63 Old Columbia Road, Campbellsville, son of the late John Will Vaughn and Mary Frances Hatcher Vaughn, was born in Adair County on Oct. 14, 1924. He died at 12:36 a.m. Tuesday, July 14 in Louisville after an illness.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

July 6, 1978

The new Taylor County Board of Education building will be open for inspection from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. The board is hosting an open house at the building and everyone is invited to tour the new facility.

Mr. and Mrs. Manual Sapp of Campbellsville wish to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stacey Ann Sapp to Wendall Norman Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Thompson.

Mr. and Mrs. James Southern are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rosa Kaye, to Bernard Lee Wingler, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Earl Wingler.

Elmire Gowdy Smith, 308 Cherry St., Campbellsville, was 82 on Tuesday, July 4.

Mr. and Mrs. Elby Mings celebrated their golden wedding anniversary June 25.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

July 10, 1958

The Acton Camp meeting, which is now in progress, is reporting a nice attendance in spite of the rainy weather, according to E.E. Eads.

Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Goodin and children of Louisville spent the past weekend in Campbellsville visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Aba Goodin.

Mr. and Mrs. Zimmie Shively and son, Eugene, are spending this week in Florida.

Mr. and Mrs. Thornton Newcomb and sons, John and Sam, returned Thursday from a visit in Florida.

A dinner was given for W.L. Farris on Sunday, July 6 in observance of his birthday.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

July 8, 1948

The first patient at the Rosary Hospital, two days before the scheduled opening on July 5, was Mrs. Winfrey Tucker and new baby, Carol Ann. Mrs. Tucker was formerly Miss Ann White.

William L. Ramsey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Ramsey, reports from Tokyo that the Japs are cheerful and working, showing much change from two years ago. Bombed rubble has been removed, plenty of places planted in gardens and with much building activity.

Dr. John Hogan of Pepin, Wis. is visiting Dr. C.V. Hiestand and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Byron Miller, Little Rock, Ark., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Allen.

Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Shaw, Bowling Green, spent the holiday with her mother, Mrs. Henry Miller and Mr. Miller.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

July 7, 1938

Campbellsville Scout Troop 145 is sponsoring a play to be given Friday night, July 8 at Taylor County High School.

July Fourth was very quiet in Campbellsville, although an enormous crowd attended the celebration at the fairgrounds, which was sponsored by the Taylor County Fair Association.

Taylor County people have long felt the need of a county fair representing all the local industries and not just a few trotting horses. Although we are all interested in horses, the diversified farming in the county has made Taylor County one of the outstanding farming counties in the state.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred VanDyke, New York, and Mrs. L.E. Woodword, Dietsville, Ky. visited Mr. and Mrs. William Ellis and Louise Ellis.

Rebecca Wakefield, Louisville, spent the weekend with Ralph Chelf.

Dr. and Mrs. Mike Hall and Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Lyon spent last weekend at Cumberland Falls.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

July 5, 1928

The week of July 23-28 has been announced as Taylor County Homecoming Week.

James Gore, 81, died at his home near Romine. He leaves eight children.

Lena Smith, Chicago, is the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L.E. Smith, near town.

Margaret Kerr, Louisville, spent her vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S.E. Kerr.

Mary Jewell and Miss Fannie Fay Wesley, Dunville, have been guests of their aunt, Mrs. J.S. Breeding.

NINETY YEARS AGO

July 11, 1918

Ray V. Shively, brother of H.V. Shively, left last week to enter the service. He will go to Great Lakes for Naval training.

Leonard Hardin has returned to Camp Taylor after spending several days with his family at Elk Horn.

Clyde Miller returned to his home Sunday after spending several days in Russell County with relatives.