Early Days

  • Early Days for 7-19



    July 18, 2002

    Pleasant Run Baptist Church will observe its annual homecoming and 120th anniversary on Sunday.

    Farrah Sullivan McLean knew when she was nearing the end of her high school career that she wanted to coach. Now, after only two seasons as an assistant at Elizabethtown, McLean said of her appointment as Taylor County High School's next head girls' basketball coach, "I didn't think I'd get a chance this soon."

  • Early Days for 7-12



    July 11, 2002

    Classical Glass Corvette Club's ninth annual show will take place on Saturday, July 13, at Green River Lake State Park.

    Maurice E. Coppock Sr., 90, of Kensington Way in Campbellsville, died on Saturday, July 6, 2002, in Campbellsville.

    Willard "Hoogie" Cox, 70, of West Highway 70 in Liberty, died Saturday, July 6, 2002, in Campbellsville.

  • Early Days for 7-5



    July 4, 2002

    Ruby McMahan, a resident of Jackson Tower in Campbellsville, has made two pinafores and three children's dresses for the Hiestand House Museum.

    Jessica Martion, the 7-year old granddaughter of Bobby and Linda Martion of Merrimac, was chosen as one of the finalists in the Kelly Look-Alike contest for the "Live with Regis and Kelly" show.

  • Early Days for 6-28



    June 27, 2002

    One thing has been constant throughout the 26 years of this community's July Fourth celebration; there has been a parade.

    The annual Beams family reunion was Sunday, June 23, at the Elk-Pitman Lodge with 47 in attendance.

    The Cundiffs will be in concert on Sunday at 7 p.m. at Spurlington United Methodist Church.

  • From the Past


    The 1916-1917 Campbellsville School senior class is pictured.

    Front, from left, are Morris Eads, Woodruff Chandler, Terry Wade, Paul W. Hord, Horace Baker, Campbell Wade, Auguston Page, Hershel Russell, unknown and John Moss.

    Second row, Grace Arvin, unknown, Sallie Wade, Lola McVey, Zola McVey, Dean Russell and Lissa Hord.

    Back, teacher Mr. Mitchell, Mary Dearen, unknown, Lorena Arvin, Marie Merkley, Gay Pyle, Annie Leet, May Leet, Mary Steger, Minnie Roberts, Hazel Cook, Grace Gabbert, Ollie Smith and Trula Prescott.

  • From the Past


    A hungry crowd attended the fire department's annual pancake and sausage breakfast in 1982.

    Money raised went to purchase equipment.

  • From the Past


    Soldiers L. Pike and Robert Davis sent this picture of themselves to a Campbellsville resident on a postcard many years ago.

    On the back, they wrote that they believed the picture isn't a good one.

  • Early Days for 6-21



    June 20, 2002

    Marty and Julie Shields of Campbellsville announce the marriage of their daughter, Bethany Sue, to Robert Chad Shively, son of Paul and Sherry Shively, also of Campbellsville. The wedding ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 22, at 2 p.m. at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church.

  • Early Days for 6-14



    June 13, 2002

    Dwight and Dorothy Crabtree will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, June 21.

    Edward and Barbara Baise announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Ann, to Andrew Blake Richey, son of Don and Joy Richey of Central City.

    Campbellsville High School graduate Tasha Phillips plays Saturday for the Kentucky All Stars in their annual series against Indiana.

  • Early Days for 6-7



    June 6, 2002

    Charles and Lois Melton of Campbellsville will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 16.

    True Vibe, a Christian recording group featuring Nathan Gaddis of Campbellsville, will be in concert on Friday, June 28, in Louisville.

    Kristen Dowling and Kristin Rucker, both juniors at Taylor County High School, have been chosen as 2002 participants in the Center for Rural Development's Rogers Scholars program.