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Early Days

  • Early Days for 6-7

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 6, 2002

    Charles and Lois Melton of Campbellsville will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 16.

    True Vibe, a Christian recording group featuring Nathan Gaddis of Campbellsville, will be in concert on Friday, June 28, in Louisville.

    Kristen Dowling and Kristin Rucker, both juniors at Taylor County High School, have been chosen as 2002 participants in the Center for Rural Development's Rogers Scholars program.

  • Early Days for 5-31

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 30, 2002

    Campbellsville University School of Music faculty member Nevalyn Price Moore has been honored as the 2002 Kentucky Music Educators Association College/University Teacher of the Year.

    Kimberly Johnson of Campbellsville has earned the opportunity to sing at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

  • Early Days for 5-24

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 23, 2002

    A dream out of tragedy came true on Sunday. The Central Kentucky Chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police dedicated flags at the Johnny Edrington Memorial. On the Sunday following the attack on Sept. 11, the FOP had a memorial service for the emergency workers who died in the attack.

    Taylor County Republican Women's Club donated $50 to Project Graduation.

  • From the Past

     

    Campbellsville High School won a Fifth Region championship in 1973.

  • Early Days for 5-17

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 16, 2002

    Bonnie Mikel, 50, of Miller Road in Campbellsville, died on Tuesday, May 7, 2002, as a result of an automobile crash.

    Taylor County Middle School eighth-grade chorus recently received a distinguished rating at the Kentucky Music Educator Association's Regional Choral Festival held at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

    Elkhorn United Methodist Church will host a fish fry and gospel singing on Saturday at Acton Retreat Center.

  • From the Past

     

    The Early's Chapel Band is pictured on Dedication Day of the new Sunday school annex in 1952.

    Front, from left, are Bobby Akin, Ruth Ann Akin, Larry Walters, Lena Cowherd, Bill Sullivan, Tillie Cowherd and Caroline Shofner.

    Back, James Lewis Alford, George McGee Phillips, James Archer Cowherd, unknown, Lois Walters and Nickie Cowherd.

    Not pictured is teacher Ina Cowherd.

  • Early Days for 5-10

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 9, 2002

    Bill Underwood retired from New York Southern Railroad after 30 years of service.

    The Funeral Directors Association of Kentucky has made a donation in remembrance of the late Hattie Louise Lee Brown to the scholarship fund.

    Bus drivers Norris McCawley and Roger Williams are retiring from Taylor County Schools.

    Josh Tucker and Summer Roberts were honored with a wedding shower on Saturday, April 20.

  • From the Past

     

    A traveling salesman named Marcum Levi, far right, is pictured demonstrating his clothing to Billy Mitchell, far left, and his father, L.M. Mitchell Sr.

    Nineteen forty-nine was the first year of the sport shirt.

    Hatcher-Mitchell became Mitchell's Men's Wear and is one of the oldest continuing businesses in Campbellsville.

  • From the Past

     

    The Campbellsville Baseball Team, shown in 1910, played on a field located on the west end of the present Central Shopping Center.

    Front, from left, are Brack Sanders, unknown, unknown, Lee Williams, Sam Dix and Merlin Wood.

    Second row, unknown Borders and Jack Sanders.

    Back row, Oma Goode, Jim Tom Richerson, unknown and Dr. E.L. Gowdy.

  • Early Days for 5-3

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 2, 2002

    SSG Alan Arvin Pike, a 1975 graduate of Campbellsville High School, retired at the United States Army Center at Fort Knox in a ceremony hosted by Brigadier General Bernardo C. Negrete, Deputy Commanding General, on March 29.

    Artie Taylor, 95, of Rosecrest Avenue in Campbellsville, died on Tuesday, April 23, 2002, at Metzmeier Nursing Home in Campbellsville after an illness.