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Early Days

  • Early Days for 2-27

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Feb. 26, 2004

    Nell Smith celebrated her 80th birthday on Feb. 5 in Naples, Fla., with 47 friends and relatives.

    Melwood H. and Anna E. Brown Robinson celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 22.

    Army Pvt. Jacob T. Kingdollar has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

    Campbellsville University has achieved a new spring enrollment record of 1,932, which is an overall increase of 13 percent from last spring.

  • Early Days for 2-20

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Feb. 19, 2004

    George Williams of Campbellsville will celebrate his 80th birthday this year on Leap Day, Feb. 29.

    Pfc. Shannon McClellan, who has been stationed in Iraq since March 2003, will soon be visiting his family in Campbellsville.

    The March of Dimes is gearing up for its annual Walk America event, scheduled this year for Saturday, May 15.

  • Early Days for 2-13

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Feb. 12, 2004

    Campbellsville is finally getting its long-awaited Big Lots store.

    Holiday Inn Express, 102 Plantation Drive, opened for business Friday, Jan. 3.

    Campbellsville Middle School has added a new archery program. Staff members were trained last fall to begin using archery during the school day and after school in the Eagle Express program.

  • Early Days for 2-6


    TEN YEARS AGO

    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

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    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

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    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

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    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

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    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

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    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.