Early Days

  • 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.

  • Early Days for 1-12



    Jan. 10, 2002

    Thirty-nine years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said he had a dream. Today, the News-Journal wants to know what your dreams are for the future of our community, state, nation and world.

    Taylor County High School Cheerleading squad recently participated in the CANAM Challenge Cup Competition at Campbellsville University.

    Campbellsville High School will host two financial aid workshops during the month of January at the CHS Library.

  • Early Days for 1-5



    Jan. 3, 2002

    Call it a Christmas miracle. Local schools went into Christmas break without having missed any days because of winter weather conditions.

    With her new luggage and a set of Eeyore pajamas, Taylor County's Junior Miss is ready for next weekend's state competition. Sarah Reynolds will compete with 34 other girls for the title of Kentucky Junior Miss on Jan. 11 and 12. She leaves for Lexington tomorrow.

  • Early Days for 12-29



    Dec. 27, 2001

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue Deputy Chief Mike Ramsey was in charge of this year's rescue awards. As usual, he was given the name of this year's recipient for the Rescuer of the Year Award. Then the winner was announced. It wasn't the name Ramsey had been given, instead it was Ramsey himself.

    Campbellsville businesses can expect broadband internet access during the first quarter of 2002.