Early Days

  • From the Past


    The Campbellsville Baseball Team, shown in 1910, played on a field located on the west end of the present Central Shopping Center.

    Front, from left, are Brack Sanders, unknown, unknown, Lee Williams, Sam Dix and Merlin Wood.

    Second row, unknown Borders and Jack Sanders.

    Back row, Oma Goode, Jim Tom Richerson, unknown and Dr. E.L. Gowdy.

  • Early Days for 5-3



    May 2, 2002

    SSG Alan Arvin Pike, a 1975 graduate of Campbellsville High School, retired at the United States Army Center at Fort Knox in a ceremony hosted by Brigadier General Bernardo C. Negrete, Deputy Commanding General, on March 29.

    Artie Taylor, 95, of Rosecrest Avenue in Campbellsville, died on Tuesday, April 23, 2002, at Metzmeier Nursing Home in Campbellsville after an illness.

  • Early Days for April 26



    April 25, 2002

    Sunday night's unexpected windstorm at about 11 p.m. in the Saloma Road area did some major damage to homes and barns, but no injuries were reported.

    Shane Wilds has been named a United States National Award winner in physical education and leadership and service.

    On April 11, the Taylor County Future Farmers of America Chapter attended the Western Kentucky University Field Day. Throughout the day, members competed in several contests.

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    April 18, 2002

    Lucy E. Haskins of Campbellsville died on Sunday, April 14, 2002.

    Bill Walton 56, of South Columbia Ave. in Campbellsville, died on Thursday, April 11, 2002, in Louisville.

    Isaac Russell has been named a United States National Award winner in science.

  • Early Days for 4-12



    April 11, 2002

    University of Kentucky freshman John "J.B." Holmes captured his second straight collegiate golf tournament title by winning the Marshall Invitational over the weekend in Huntington, W.Va.

    Willie Chloe Pope Bottoms, 92, of Springfield, died on Sunday, April 7, 2002, at Norton Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

    At least 8,000 trees will be given away during Campbellsville's annual Arbor Day Celebration on Sunday.

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    April 4, 2002

    Army Sgt. Mitchell Thomas of Campbellsville was recently awarded the Army Commendation Medal for exceptionally meritorious service while serving as Personnel NCO at Headquarters, Second ROTC Region at Fort Knox.

    Melvin Wise, 82, of Wooleyville Road in Campbellsville, died on Saturday, March 30, 2002, in Elizabethtown.

    Jo Anna Leachmann has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2001 term at Berea College.

  • Early Days for 3-29



    March 28, 2002

    Michael and Cynthia Rose of Columbia announce the birth of a son, Wesley Michael, on Thursday, March 2, at 3:18 a.m. at Taylor County Hospital in Campbellsville.

    Starlight Homemakers met on March 21 at Taylor County Extension Office with 11 members present.

    Gerald and Judith Davis and Fred and Betty Sue Schuhmann announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Jennifer Davis and Jeffrey Schuhmann, on Friday, April 5.

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    March 21, 2002

    Last April, U.S. 68 in Taylor County was officially named Trooper Johnny Edrington Memorial Highway.

    Robert D. and Margie Arbell Hall of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, April 14.

    Jennifer Davis and Jeffrey Schuhmann were honored with a wedding shower on March 3 at the home of Ron and Linda Owens.

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    March 14, 2002

    Nettie Page will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday with a reception at Spurlington United Methodist Church from 2 to 4 p.m.

    Father Kendrick Bowling, 81, of Louisville, died on Saturday, March 9, 2002, at the Little Sisters of the Poor in Louisville.

    Eleven-year-old Taylor Cox is the best speller in Taylor County. On Wednesday, Cox won the 2002 Taylor County Derby Festival Spelling Bee.

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    March 7, 2002

    Medco Nursing Home hosted its annual crowning of king and queen on Valentine's Day. Jodie Crews was crowned king and Almeda Osborne queen.

    AutoZone, a Memphis-based auto parts chain, has opened a new store at 201 Jordan Road.

    Campbellsville Middle School dance team members and cheerleaders were honored recently at an awards banquet.