Early Days

  • Early Days for 2-6


    Feb. 5, 2004

    Sam and Phyllis Harrison of Elk Horn will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 7, at Elk Horn Baptist Church.

    Amy Walters was honored with a bridal shower recently at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church. Amy will marry Bill Fox on Valentine's Day in Charleston, S.C.

    Roger Dale Witham Jr. celebrated his fifth birthday on Jan. 16 with friends at Campbellsville Christian Church's school.

  • Early Days for 1-30



    Jan. 29, 2004

    Heather Marie Hastings, a freshman at University of Kentucky, has earned a 4.0 grade point average for the fall 2003 semester.

    The Taylor County Band program had its annual chili supper and Christmas concert on Dec. 4 in the gym at Taylor County Middle School.

    Becky McCorvey has been named assistant production supervisor at the Central Kentucky News-Journal.

    Herbert England celebrated his 80th birthday on Jan. 18 with his family and friends.

  • Early Days for 1-23



    Jan. 22, 2004

    Joseph and Pat Walsh Blakeman of Greensburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday.

    Participants carry signs and sing hymns as they march down South Columbia Avenue during Sunday's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. march, sponsored by the Black Ministerial Alliances.

    Lisa Karr has been promoted to branch manager at Community Trust Bank's Broadway Office in Campbellsville.

  • Early Days for 1-16



    Jan. 15, 2004

    The 15-year-old unsolved murder file on State Trooper Johnny Edrington is getting another look. Edrington was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 21, 1988.

    Taylor County 2004 Junior Miss Emily Cox was second runner-up in the past weekend's state Junior Miss program.

    The country will remember its most famous Civil Rights leader on Monday, Jan. 19, the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Early Days for 1-9



    Jan. 8, 2004

    Howard and Corine Dobson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at their home on Thursday, Dec. 25, with their family.

    Nelson W. Bishop, Jason H. Morris, Jermaine Kilgore and Norman L. Simpson, all of Campbellsville, were among the 23 graduates of the Law Enforcement Basic Training Class at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

  • From the Past


    Pictured is a Taylor County little league team in the 1960s.

  • Early Days for 1-2



    Jan. 1, 2004

    Emily Cox, 17, won the title of Taylor County Junior Miss in August. She will represent Taylor County at the state program Jan. 9-10.

    In the Kentuckiana area, girls will start selling Girl Scout cookies on Jan. 9 and continue through March.

    The David Allen Chapter of the National Federation Daughters of the American Revolution met Dec. 9 for its 25th annual Christmas celebration.

  • Early Days for 12-26



    Dec. 25, 2003

    Taylor County's Junior Miss Emily Cox will be honored with a send-off reception on Sunday.

    Meagan L. Rafferty of Campbellsville is included in the 36th annual edition of Who's Who Among American High School Students for 2001-2002.

    Campbellsville University will be host of the 2004 Kentucky Flute Festival, sponsored by the Flute Society of Kentucky, on Saturday, Jan. 17.

  • Early Days for 12-19



    Dec. 18, 2003

    Pvt. Christopher Kent Baldwin completed basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C., on Sept. 18.

    Cole Phillips and Ashley Phillips recently competed in and won the Spirit Cheer Competition in Lexington.

    Adrianne Lynn Ritter and Joshua Parker Phillips of Lexington will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Jan. 3.

  • Early Days for 12-12



    Dec. 11, 2003

    For the first time in 36 years, a Republican placed his hand on the Bible to take the oath of office as governor of the commonwealth of Kentucky. Gov. Ernie Fletcher and Lt. Gov. Steve Pence officially took the oath of Kentucky's top offices shortly after midnight on Dec. 9 and again in a ceremonial public swearing-in Tuesday afternoon.

    The 2003 Worldwide Candle Lighting will be Sunday, Dec. 14.