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Early Days

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 14, 2001

    There were men and women. Some had wrinkled faces and gray hair. There was a toddler, children and teenagers. These were the faces of the 136 survivors who walked the first lap - the survivors' lap - at the fourth annual Taylor County Relay for Life.

    Everette Lee, the father of the Fourth of July Celebration 25 years ago, died Friday, June 8 at the age of 79.

    Walter E. "Mutt" Harden, 74, of Redman Avenue in Campbellsville died Friday, June 8, 2001, at his home.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 7, 2001

    The Tim Horton Children's Foundation is celebrating the grand opening of its Green River Lake Camp on Saturday.

    Jacob Grove Baptist Church in Summersville will honor Pastor and Sister Walter Johnson for 20 years of service on Sunday.

    Ben Overgaauw has been selected to receive a scholarship for a summer experience in Japan through Youth for Understanding International Exchange.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 31, 2001

    In Campbellsville on Tuesday, gas prices averaged $1.67. Nearby communities prices arranged from a high in Lebanon of $1.77 to a low in Columbia of $1.55.

    Hortense Finn Watson will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday.

    Glen Hubbard celebrated his 81st birthday on May 2 with his children, grandchildren and great- grandchildren at home of Karen Underwood.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO
    May 24, 2001
    WalkAmerica participants, about 100 strong, caught a gap in the rainy weather Saturday at Miller Park and pulled off a three-mile walk for the March of Dimes.
    The veterans of Taylor and surrounding counties will observe Veterans Day on Monday with a ceremony at the Taylor County war memorial, across from the Taylor County Library.
    Laura Butler has recently been named to the dean’s list for the 2001 semester at Cumberland College in Williamsburg.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 17, 2001

    Linda Cox, an organ recipient, presented a St. Patrick yellow rose to Dr. Frank Metzmeier to be planted at Miller Park in honor of donor families of Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates.

    Billy Joe Humphress will retire May 31 from Coca-Cola after 37 years of service.

    Campbellsville avenged an earlier-season softball loss to Casey County by whipping the Lady Rebels 19-7 Tuesday in Liberty.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 10, 2001

    Taylor County High School three sport star Lindsay Newton signed to play collegiate golf for Northern Kentucky University recently.

    David and Kim Floyd of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Larkin Gage, on Saturday, April 21 at 2:55 p.m. at Norton Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

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

    Taylor County will dedicate its first Habitat for Humanity house on Sunday, May 20.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 26, 2001

    Army Pvt. Stanley Goodin III has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.

    U.S. 68 in Taylor County will officially be dedicated to the late Johnny Edrington at 1 o'clock this afternoon.

    The annual citywide cleanup week continues through Friday.

    The Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department will have its annual pancake breakfast this Saturday from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 19, 2001

    Saloma Baptist Church is planning a series of programs celebrating 50 years of ministry.

    Brandon Thomas Rainwater celebrated his sixth birthday on Tuesday, April 10 with friends at Kiddieland Day Care.

    Hulet Bale, 71 of Sherwood Park, Campbellsville, died Thursday, April 12, 2001, at his home.

    Iona White, 62, received a heart transplant in July 1996. The year before, she had a viral infection that ultimately damaged her heart.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 12, 2001

    Dwight and Nancy Sandidge will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday at Bethel First Presbyterian Church.

    Plans are being made for a fundraising walk in May to assist in the campaign for healthier babies - Walk America.

    Dr. Gordon Weddle, professor of biology at Campbellsville University, will be among several to receive an Earth Day award from the Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission.

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    Ten Years Ago

    April 5, 2001

    Numbers from the 2000 U.S. Census count show that the county's population is at 22,927. When the last Census was taken in 1990, Taylor County's population was 21,146.

    Diane Maupin Underwood, 60, of Valdosta, Ga., formerly of Campbellsville, died Thursday, March 29 in Georgia.

    The Social Security office hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting March 14 at its new location.