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Early Days

  • Early Days for 7-10

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 8, 2004

    William Ray and Mattie Laverne Roberts Mings will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a reception given in their honor on Sunday, July 18.

    Todd and Cami Caldwell of Aurora, Colo., announce the birth of a son, William Heath, at 8:39 p.m. on Thursday, May 20, at University of Colorado Hospital in Denver, Colo.

    Carolyn Blevins Beams, 45, of Vintage Lane in Campbellsville, died on Saturday, July 3, in Lebanon.

  • Early Days for 7-3

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 1, 2004

    A long-time community leader and former Taylor County Woman of the Year has died. Aileen E. McKinley, 83, of Beechwood Drive in Campbellsville, known as "Ms. Aileen," died Friday, June 25, at Metzmeier Nursing Home after an illness.

    Kelli Brooke Oschwald of Lexington and Traver Maurice Dabney of Campbellsville announce their forthcoming marriage on Saturday, July 10.

  • Early Days for 6-26

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 24, 2004

    Marsha Lynn White and Brian Nathan Black will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 17.

    Michael Trent Yates received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Brescia University on May 8.

    Kentucky State Police Commissioner Mark L. Miller presented Campbellsville resident Lt. Adam R. Whitlock with his promotional certificate.

  • Early Days for 6-19

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 17, 2004

    Burley farmers in western Taylor County have been hit with an early onset of blue mold, a fungal disease which spreads through the air and has the potential to completely destroy tobacco plants.

    Allyne Shreve, 83, of Diane Drive in Campbellsville, died on Sunday, June 13, 2004, in Campbellsville.

  • Early Days for 6-12

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 10, 2004

    Taylor County Relay for Life, which will begin tomorrow night at 7 p.m. and last to 8 a.m. the following morning at Taylor County High School track, will have karaoke fun for this year's participants.

    Glen and Trixie Lane of Greenhill Drive in Campbellsville will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 17.

    Adam Burress earned the Taylor County Farm Bureau 2004 Future Farmers of America Scholarship.

  • Early Days for 6-5

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 3, 2004

    Anthony Farris, a teacher at Campbellsville Elementary School, has been named the winner of Walmart's Teacher of the Year award.

    Wayne Wills, manager and co-owner of Holiday Inn Express, recently achieved the No. 1 rating in the world for customer satisfaction for Holiday Inn Express hotels.

    The Giles Society, a nonprofit organization, presented the seventh annual Janice Holt Giles book award to Jasma Mendez, a junior at Campbellsville High School.

  • Early Days for 5-29

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 27, 2004

    Heather Hastings and Heidi Hastings have been named to the dean's list at the University of Kentucky for the spring semester.

    Crystal Anderson has joined the Central Kentucky News-Journal as a correspondent photographer.

    Susan Horn Meacham was chosen as the 2004 Teacher of the Year for Hopkins County School System. She is the daughter of Morris and Jane Horn of Campbellsville.

  • Early Days for 5-22

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 20, 2004

    Donna Rae Dudgeon graduated Saturday, May 8, from the University of Louisville during commencement and convocation ceremonies at the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center. Dudgeon earned a Master of Science degree in human resource education.

    Tracy Thornton graduated from Bowling Green Technical College's Glasgow campus in December, completing her requirements for a practical nurse diploma.

  • From the Past

     

    Pictured in 1911 are Jenny Gilpin, owner of Gilpin and Wilkerson Millinery Shop, Mary Batts, milliner, and Leslie Gowdy, an employee of Taylor National Bank.

  • Early Days for 5-15

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 13, 2004

    Gerri Stone, 53, of Colvin Place in Campbellsville, died on Monday, May 10, 2004, in Campbellsville.

    Billy Fudge and others at The Homeplace on Green River will try to restore the American Chestnut tree back into Kentucky forests with a planting on Saturday.

    Barbara Dabney, Central Kentucky News-Journal's Taylor County Woman of the Year, spoke to seniors at Taylor County Senior Citizens Center last Friday in honor of Mother's Day.