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Early Days

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 12, 2001

    Detective Bobby Gribbins was chosen as the Campbellsville Police Department's officer of the year.

    Dennis and Rebecca Beams will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 15.

    Sierra Scott celebrated her fourth birthday on June 26 with friends at Kiddieland Day Care.

    Jerry Ray Cox, 58, of Bell Avenue in Campbellsville died Wednesday, July 4, 2001, at Taylor County Hospital in Campbellsville after an illness.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 2, 2001

    John Holmes, a 2001 graduate of Taylor County High School and a University of Kentucky signee, finished second in the National High School Coaches' Association National High School Golf Open Championship.

    Nancy Lee Bridgewater Bell and Arthur Lee Pettigrew Jr., both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 28, 2001

    Taylor County Sheriff John Shipp is recovering at Audubon Hospital in Louisville after suffering a heart attack.

    A retirement ceremony for Capt. Damon E. Allen Jr. of the United States Navy Reserve was June 3 at Navy and Marine Corps Reserve Center in Plainville, Conn.

    Don Dabney Jr. with Dabney Engineering and Land Surveying has received an employer recognition award from the Kentucky Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO
    June 21, 2001

    James and Grace Fulks of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner on Thursday, May 31 with their children.
    Ada Leona Jones, 76, of Happy Hill Drive in Campbellsville died Tuesday, June 12 at Summit Manor Nursing Home in Columbia after an illness.
    Welby and Betty Willis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday.
    Wilson Mullins of Campbellsville recently attended the 56th anniversary reunion of his World War II squadron in Chicago, Ill.

  • 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.