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Early Days

  • 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.

  • Early Days for 5-8

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 6, 2004

    Air Force Airman 1st Class Trevor I. Sprowles has arrived for duty at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, N.M.

    Fayth Wise celebrated her fifth birthday recently with friends at Campbellsville Christian Church Center for Education.

    Jaime Leigh Page and Derick Edmon Fair will exchange wedding vows on May 22.

    Alice Lee, 81, of Lakeview Drive in Campbellsville, died on Monday, May 3, 3004, in Campbellsville.

  • Early Days for 5-1

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 29, 2004

    On Tuesday night, Ralph Tesseneer was named Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Everette Lee Citizen of the Year by virtue of votes cast by chamber investors.

    Shanon Camille Mardis and Jonathan Keith O'Banion, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 15.

  • Early Days for 4-24

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 22, 2004

    Campbellsville Eagles baseball team won three games to capture the Fifth Region All "A" Classic over the weekend in Bardstown.

    A total of 87 entries signed in for the 2004 season opener at Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown on Saturday and Tim Tungate of Campbellsville took top honors in the 25-lap late model feature event.

    Beth Clark has been named a United States National Collegiate Award winner in psychology.

  • Early Days for 4-17

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 15, 2004

    Mayor Brenda Allen announced Tuesday that Bill Cassell has resigned as police chief for medical reasons and Kenneth L. Adams has been appointed in his place.

    A former Campbellsville High School teacher who now teaches at Washington County, Sarah Raikes will be among a group of teachers who will visit several locations in Japan, including cities in Toyota City, Kyota and Tokyo, the capital of Japan.

  • Early Days for 4-10

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 8, 2004

    At least 12 families were without a home after a fire Tuesday morning severely damaged the Central Kentucky Motor Lodge and Creek Side Restaurant.

    Stephanie Marie Penick and Tracy Shannon Fuson exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, Feb. 14, at Faith Congregational Methodist Church in Dowelltown, Tenn.

    Earl Cox celebrated his 95th birthday on March 18.

    Gabrielle Roberts was named to the dean's list at Furman University for the winter term.

  • Early Days for 4-3

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 1, 2004

    When Ray Holt woke up at his home in Mannsville on the morning of April 3, 1974, he had no idea he would lose his service station and feed mill that same day. He also had no idea that he would experience a storm that is still talked about 30 years later. According to a website devoted to the tornados of April 3, 1974, between 4:40 p.m. and midnight on April 3, at least 26 vicious tornados struck Kentucky, in the worst storm disaster in the state's history.

  • Early Days for 3-27

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    March 25, 2004

    The Homeplace on Green River will celebrate the history of American food with a national exhibit at its grand opening in July.

    William "Buddy" and Gladys Stayton will celebrate their 57th wedding anniversary on Saturday, April 3.

    Ashley Noe of Campbellsville has been selected as a summer intern in U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell's Washington, D.C. office.