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Early Days

  • 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.

  • Early Days for 12-26

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Dec. 25, 2003

    Taylor County's Junior Miss Emily Cox will be honored with a send-off reception on Sunday.

    Meagan L. Rafferty of Campbellsville is included in the 36th annual edition of Who's Who Among American High School Students for 2001-2002.

    Campbellsville University will be host of the 2004 Kentucky Flute Festival, sponsored by the Flute Society of Kentucky, on Saturday, Jan. 17.

  • Early Days for 12-19

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Dec. 18, 2003

    Pvt. Christopher Kent Baldwin completed basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C., on Sept. 18.

    Cole Phillips and Ashley Phillips recently competed in and won the Spirit Cheer Competition in Lexington.

    Adrianne Lynn Ritter and Joshua Parker Phillips of Lexington will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Jan. 3.

  • Early Days for 12-12

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Dec. 11, 2003

    For the first time in 36 years, a Republican placed his hand on the Bible to take the oath of office as governor of the commonwealth of Kentucky. Gov. Ernie Fletcher and Lt. Gov. Steve Pence officially took the oath of Kentucky's top offices shortly after midnight on Dec. 9 and again in a ceremonial public swearing-in Tuesday afternoon.

    The 2003 Worldwide Candle Lighting will be Sunday, Dec. 14.

  • Early Days for 12-5

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Dec. 4, 2003

    Samuel Randolph Sapp, 71, of Red Fern Road in Campbellsville, died on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2003, in Louisville, Ky.

    Emily Beth Skaggs and Ryan Chase Hatfield exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, June 14, at Mount Roberts Baptist Church in Campbellsville.

    Dot Caldwell, R.N., has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital ambassador for October 2003.

  • Early Days for 11-28


    TEN YEARS AGO

    Nov. 27, 2003

    Stoy and Hazel Warren will celebrate their 40th anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 30.

    For the second consecutive year, former Taylor County High School and current University of Kentucky golfer John Holmes has won the Kentucky Golf Association's Player of the Year Award.