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Early Days

  • Early Days for 5-9

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 8, 2003

    One of the world's top auctioneers died at his home in Campbellsville on Saturday. Wayne Kessler, 83, of Old Lebanon Road in Campbellsville, died at 4:53 p.m.

    Mylea White celebrated her eighth birthday on April 18 at her home with family and friends.

    Jessica Huber and Nathan Williams were honored with a wedding shower at the home of Frieda Sandidge.

  • Early Days for 5-2

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 1, 2003

    Doris Jean Magers, 73, of Fern Drive in Campbellsville, died Saturday, April 6, in Campbellsville.

    Bob and Shirley Cecil will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 11.

    Fayth Dawn Wise celebrated her fourth birthday with her Glow Worms class at Campbellsville Christian Church.

    Kay Legg and Ricky Myers of Cox Interior were recognized for outstanding training and employment services for their support of farm workers.

  • Early Days for 4-25

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 24, 2003

    Blake Corbin of Campbellsville has been named a United States national award winner in physical education by the United States achievement academy.

    Brad and Amber Vaughn were honored with a wedding shower at Woodlawn Christian Church. The couple was married on Feb. 21.

    Floye Minor Smith, 85, of Tammie Trail in Campbellsville, died Sunday, April 20, in Louisville.

  • Early Days for 4-18

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 17, 2003

    Rhonda Gail Campbell, 33, of Phillips Drive in Campbellsville, died Friday, April 11, in Campbellsville.

    Chester and Ina Blakeman of Campbellsville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on April 29.

    Howell Berry, 60, of Elk Horn, died Wednesday, April 9, at his home.

    The annual Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department pancake breakfast will be from 5 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 26.

  • Early Days for 4-11

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 10, 2003

    Chase Coyle of Campbellsville was among 24 Centre College students who studied "Global Ethics" in Europe.

    Stephanie Penick of Tompkinsville has been named to the dean's list at Western Kentucky University for the fall 2002 semester.

    Megan Renee Underwood celebrated her third birthday with friends at Nancy's Daycare. She turned 3 years old on Feb. 25.

  • Early Days for 4-4

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 3, 2003

    Kentucky Post Ron Whitehead and Campbellsville musician Sarah Elizabeth toured Scotland, Iceland and England to sing and read the Commonwealth's poetry.

    Ronnie Sharp, 53, of Wise Road in Campbellsville, died Friday, March 28, in Louisville.

    Jessica Humphress and Jeff Watson of Campbellsville will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, April 12.

    Dustin Campbell celebrated his seventh birthday at Mr. Gatti's with his family and friends.

  • Early Days for 3-28

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    March 27, 2003

    U.S. Army Spc. Kelly Underwood, a 1996 Taylor County graduate, is a medic with the Army's 3rd Infantry Division 2nd Brigade, which is among the leading edge of U.S. forces in Iraq.

    Taylor County High School chorus will present its 10th anniversary spring musical on Thursday, March 27, and Friday, March 28.

    Carol Mann and the Rev. Gene Weddle exchanged wedding vows on Friday, March 7, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

  • From the Past

     

    Mannsville School students in grades one through eight are pictured from the 1948-1949 school year.

    Top row, from left, teacher Dolly Smith, Carlton Cox, Betty Lynn Cox, Lonnie Jones, Shirley Cox, Don Rhodes, Joyce Whitley, Kenny Jones, Jewell Sallee and Jesse Mings Jr.

    Second row, Woodford Bottoms, Mary Elizabeth Sallee, Douglas "Sonny" Reed, Dorothy Underwood, Ray Minor and Faye Linda Rouse.

  • From the Past

     

    Manufacturing operations at the Parker-Kalon plant on Roberts Road stopped in 1977 as a result of a strike by members of Teamsters Local 783, of which more than half of the estimated 250 employees at the plant are members.

    The strike, according to Robert F. Bihr Jr., industrial relations manager, is because of a dispute involving the terms of a wages and benefits labor contract.

  • From the Past

     

    Residents say goodbye to their loved ones who are serving in the National Guard in 1990.