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Early Days

  • Early Days for 12-21

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Feb. 20, 2003

    Michael "Mike" Bright, long-time fan of Roy Rogers, died on Feb. 5 of cancer. Rogers' son, Dusty, sang at his funeral.

    Courtney Winkle, representing the junior class, was crowned the 2003 Campbellsville High Basketball Homecoming Queen last week during halftime of the Eagles' game with Hart County.

    Shirley Marie Phillips, 66, of Phillips Lane in Campbellsville, died on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2003, in Campbellsville after a long illness.

  • Early Days for 12-14

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Feb. 13, 2003

    Jessica Alyn Hammond of Campbellsville and Bobby W. Powell of Taylorsville will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, March 22.

    Roger Dale Witham Jr. celebrated his fourth birthday on Jan. 16 with his friends at Gloworms. He is the son of Roger and Elaine Witham of Campbellsville.

    Allen and Shana Crabtree of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Molly Elaine, at 11:19 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1.

  • Early Days for 2-7

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Feb. 6, 2003

    Forest and Altha Bland of Campbellsville recently celebrated 80 years of togetherness.

    Bailee Gowin celebrated her sixth birthday on Jan. 27 with a bowling party and a sleepover.

    Sgt. Jeremy Scott Carter, 23, of Campbellsville, is serving in the United States Marines. He is stationed at Camp Lejune, N.C.

    Jim and Gladys Roberts celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Jan. 17.

  • Early Days for 1-31

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Jan. 30, 2003

    Kevin Sheilley of Team Taylor County will serve as chair of the Taylor County Friends of Scouting campaign.

    Harmony Homemakers met on Jan. 14 at the Taylor County Extension Office with 12 members present.

    Taylor County Public Library and the Central Kentucky Arts Series are co-hosting an exhibit on the music and background of the American spiritual.

  • Early Days for 1-24

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Jan. 23, 2003

    Jane Wheatley, who has been interim hospital CEO on several occasions, has been named to the position permanently.

    Despite freezing temperatures and snow, Taylor County's celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday went on this weekend. More than 50 people braved the icy winds on Sunday afternoon to participate in the annual march sponsored by the Black Ministerial Alliance. About 20 cars followed the walkers.

  • Early Days for 1-17

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Jan. 16, 2003

    Odell and Charlotte Callahan will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday.

    Summer Ray Roberts and Joshua Cory Tucker exchanged wedding vows on June 1, 2002, at the home of the bride's parents.

    John Holmes, a sophomore at University of Kentucky, captured the 77th annual New Year's Invitational Amateur Tournament at St. Petersburg (Fla.) Country Club on Jan. 2-5.

  • Early Days for 1-10

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Jan. 9, 2003

    Malcolm and Elizabeth Newton will celebrate their 70th anniversary on Monday, Jan. 13.

    Lori and Darrell Loy of Jamestown are the parents of the first baby of the new year born at Taylor County Hospital.

    Lauren MacKenzie Barnes celebrated her first birthday with family and friends on Dec. 15.

    St. Mark Methodist Church's junior youth donated toys to the fire department during its Christmas Toys for Kids campaign.

  • Early Days for 12-27

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Dec. 26, 2002

    Clay Bell of Campbellsville has been selected for membership in the National Society of High School Scholars.

    Modern Day Homemakers met Thursday, Dec. 12, at the home of Donna Kerr for their meeting and Christmas dinner.

    Willard "Bud" Dudgeon, 90, of Campbellsville, died on Wednesday, Dec. 18 in Elizabethtown.

    Tunes for Tots collected $1,812.70 for the local toy drive.

  • Early Days for 12-20

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Dec. 19, 2002

    William A. and Barbara Hughes Henderson of Campbellsville celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Dec. 15.

    Marine Corps Pvt. Joshua Washington recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Paris Island, S.C.

    Campbellsville Middle School students worked again this year in cooperation with Campbellsville/Taylor County fire and rescue departments to provide toys for local children.

  • Early Days for 12-13

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Dec. 12, 2002

    With angel trees, bell ringers, a food pantry and toy drives, there are many opportunities for residents to help others this Christmas. While there has been some worry that annual holiday giving will be down around the nation, local charities report that Campbellsville and Taylor County residents are giving as much or more as they did last year.

    Margaret Sapp, 90, of Lincoln Avenue in Campbellsville, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, in Campbellsville.