Early Days

  • Early Days for 3-22



    March 21, 2002

    Last April, U.S. 68 in Taylor County was officially named Trooper Johnny Edrington Memorial Highway.

    Robert D. and Margie Arbell Hall of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, April 14.

    Jennifer Davis and Jeffrey Schuhmann were honored with a wedding shower on March 3 at the home of Ron and Linda Owens.

  • Early Days for 3-15



    March 14, 2002

    Nettie Page will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday with a reception at Spurlington United Methodist Church from 2 to 4 p.m.

    Father Kendrick Bowling, 81, of Louisville, died on Saturday, March 9, 2002, at the Little Sisters of the Poor in Louisville.

    Eleven-year-old Taylor Cox is the best speller in Taylor County. On Wednesday, Cox won the 2002 Taylor County Derby Festival Spelling Bee.

  • Early Days for 3-8



    March 7, 2002

    Medco Nursing Home hosted its annual crowning of king and queen on Valentine's Day. Jodie Crews was crowned king and Almeda Osborne queen.

    AutoZone, a Memphis-based auto parts chain, has opened a new store at 201 Jordan Road.

    Campbellsville Middle School dance team members and cheerleaders were honored recently at an awards banquet.

  • Early Days for 3-1



    Feb. 28, 2002

    Campbellsville University has enrolled 1,624 students, an all-time record for a spring semester.

    First Baptist Church in Campbellsville is a church with a long history. Originating in 1948, First Baptist is one of the oldest black Baptist churches in Kentucky.

    Michael and Mimi Watson of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Carson Ford, on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 12:25 a.m. at Taylor County Hospital in Campbellsville.

  • Early Days for 2-23



    Feb. 21, 2002

    Gary Magers has been promoted to the rank of Technical Sergeant with the U.S. Air Force.

    Mattie Halcomb was named Jackson Tower Sweetheart on Valentine's Day.

    Jo Weeks was the winner of the Campbellsville/Taylor County Make Today Count Support Group's February door prize.

    Dr. Walter Johnson presented the annual Taylor County Civic League award to Wanda Mills during the Civic League's Black History Month program.

  • Early Days for 2-16



    Feb. 14, 2002

    Kentucky State Police began the day at Campbellsville and Taylor County high schools where students were rewarded with candy if they were wearing their seat belts when they drove into school. Students not wearing their seat belts were given Dum Dum suckers.

    The president of Campbellsville University will be the guest speaker at the monthly chamber luncheon today.

    The Campbellsville Post Office will host a customer appreciation day tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Early Days for 2-9



    Feb. 7, 2002

    Lillie Poynter Woodrum celebrated her 80th birthday on Wednesday, Jan. 9, with a gathering of family and friends at Metzmeier Nursing Home.

    Navy Airman Richard L. Russell, son of Richard and Madonna Russell and grandson of Olin Hall, all of Campbellsville, was one of the American sailors participating in the Atlantic Phase of Unitas.

    Leva Pike, 74, of Columbia, died on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, at Westlake Regional Hospital emergency room in Columbia.

  • Early Days for 2-2



    Jan. 31, 2002

    Roy L. Seaborne Sr., 86, of Meadowview Court in Campbellsville, died on Tuesday, Jan. 29 in Campbellsville.

    Taylor County Republican Women's Club donated $100 to the American Red Cross.

    The Central Kentucky News-Journal received 13 awards at the Kentucky Press Association's Winter Convention on Thursday and Friday in Lexington.

    Campbellsville resident Dan Flanagan is retiring from the Kentucky Soybean Association after nine years.

  • Early Days for 1-26



    Jan 24, 2002

    Carrying signs and singing "Oh, Happy Day," marchers braced the cold winds and lingering snowdrifts on Sunday to honor the slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Barbara Johnson presents George Hatcher with the 2002 Humanitarian Award.

    Milton and Geraldine Jones of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 30.

  • Early Days for 1-19



    Jan. 17, 2002

    Sarah E. Raikes, former family and consumer sciences instructor at Campbellsville High School, has been named the ACTE/McDonald's National Outstanding Teacher in Community Service by the Association for Career and Technical Education.

    Billie Parrish, 70, of Old Greensburg Road in Campbellsville, died on Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, in Louisville.