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Early Days

  • Early Days June 11, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 9, 2005

    This year, the local Crusade for Children drive raised $34,750.36 - more than 12 percent over last year - with the help of more than 125 volunteers.

    The 2005 Taylor County Relay For Life begins Friday evening at the Taylor County High School track.

    Jane P. Chappell has been appointed vice president of Ratheon and will be based in the Dallas area.

    Bill Sanders has been named new sales manager for James Medical Equipment, effective May 16.  

  • Early Days May 21, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 19, 2005

    Steven Smith completed the requirements for Arrow of Light in February, Cub Scout’s highest honor. 

    Gideons International presented Bibles to nurses at the Medco Center during National Nurses Week in May.

    Dan Flanagan was recently chosen as the 2004 Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Agribusinessman of the year.

    Laura Brown of Campbellsville is a winner of an annual PRIDE scholarship program sponsored by Dobson Communications Corp. of Oklahoma City, Okla.

  • Early Days May 28, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    MAY 26, 2005

    Taylor County’s annual ceremony honoring its veterans will be at 1 p.m. on Monday at the War Memorial.

    Jim and Margie Cheatham were honored with a surprise 30th anniversary dinner on Sunday, May 22at Raikes Hill Baptist Church.

    First Baptist Church hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, May 21 for its new administrative offices.

    Erica Marie Owen has been selected as the recipient of the Taylor County High School Janice Holt Giles Award.

  • Early Days May 7, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 5, 2005

    More than 1,400 people gulped down 75 gallons of milk, 380 pounds of pancake mix and 476 pounds of sausage at Saturday’s pancake breakfast hosted by the Campbellsville and Taylor County Fire Department.

    Rosemary Shoftner and Richard Schuhmann of Campbellsville exchanged wedding vows on March 30 in Kona, Hawaii.

    Randall Phillips, former Taylor County Clerk, was recently appointed to the Kentucky Board of Tax Appeals.

  • Early Days May 14, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 12, 2005

    About 50 nurses at Taylor Regional Hospital gathered Monday morning for the first of two Blessings of the Hands ceremonies.

    Beth Harrell was honored with a bridal shower at the home of Elsie Miller on April 17. She is bride elect of John Robert RoBards.

    Lisa Appleby and Gwendolyn Smith earned practical nursing degrees during ceremonies on April 29 at Hillvue Heights Church in Bowling Green.

  • Early Days April 30, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 28, 2005

    Fayth Wise celebrated her sixth birthday with her classmates at Campbellsville Christian Church Center for Education.

    The Taylor County Health Department will soon have a new home. Members of the Board of Health had an emergency meeting on Friday and agreed to buy 8.5 acres of land along the Campbellsville Bypass for $205,000.

    Dana Caulk has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital Ambassador for March 2005.

  • Early Days April 16, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 14, 2005

    Chester Lee Blakeman, 93, of Campbellsville, Ky., died at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, April 4, 2005 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky.

    Jim and Missie Collison of Campbellsville, Ky., announce the birth of a son, Jordan Walker, at 8:08 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville.

  • Early Days April 23, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 21, 2005

    Amanda Cundiff was honored with a baby shower on Jan. 31 at Ponderosa Steakhouse. 

    Madison Grace Hardin celebrated her second birthday on March 30 with a party at her home.

    Bailey Wise, a fifth grade student at Kentucky Christian School, received a superior rating in the Kentucky Creative Writing Contest.

    Phil Hays recently received his clinical white coat from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

  • Early Days April 9, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 7, 2005

    Chris Brunelle will spend about a month recuperating from a suicide bomber attack that left one soldier dead and Brunelle and another solider burned. All three were in Iraq with the 623rd Field Artillery (Alpha Battery) based in Tompkinsville.

    Darlene Humphress and the Central Kentucky News-Journal have been recognized with the American Cancer Society’s 2004 Media Award for Print Best Single Story for a rural market. 

  • Early Days March 12, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

     March 10, 2005

     Loretta Hash, RN, recently completed her bachelor of science degree in nursing. Hash is the infection control nurse and chemotherapy department director of Taylor Regional Hospital.

     Alice Arnett has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital ambassador for December.

     Austin Tedder has been named a president's scholar at Western Kentucky University for the fall 2004 semester.