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Early Days

  • Early Days for 10-4

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Oct. 3, 2002

    Sarah Ewing of Campbellsville celebrated her 12th birthday on Sept. 17 at Phillips Lanes with family and friends.

    On Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, Taylor County FFA had its third annual greenhouse ceremony.

    Diane Creason has been named the State Farm "Good Neighbor" for August.

    Ophilia McDonald of Taylor County turned 92 on Oct. 1. Her family has planned a birthday celebration at her home on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 1 p.m.

  • Early Days for 9-27

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 26, 2002

    More than 20 arts and crafts exhibits will be on display at the Janice Holt Giles home Oct. 5.

    The Taylor County Marching Cardinals Band won first place Saturday in Class A-3 at the Pulaski County Invitational Marching Band Contest.

    Frog Wilson was honored recently by the Downtown Business Association for his years of service as a merchant on Main Street. Caulk Hardware will be moving in the fall.

  • Early Days for 9-20

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 19, 2002

    Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers was among those honored recently for their contributions toward preventing and treating substance abuse in Kentucky.

    Traver Dabney has been admitted to the professional program in Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine as a member of the class of 2006.

    The Saloma Road Homemakers met Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Extension Office.

  • Early Days for 9-13

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 12, 2002

    A bird found at Campbellsville Country Club has tested positive for West Nile Virus.

    Will and Geri Stephens will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 5 with a recommitment wedding ceremony at 2 p.m.

    Pvt. William Thomas Hoy has finished his basic training for the National Guard in Fort Leonardwood, Mo.

    Taylor County High School Marching Band took third place at the Shelby County Showcase of Bands on Saturday.

  • Early Days for 9-6

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 5, 2002

    Angela Carol Thompson and Wade Andy Smith Jr. announce their forthcoming marriage on Friday, Sept. 6, 2002.

    Brianna Madison Hall celebrated her third birthday with friends on Aug. 29 at Little People Day Care.

    Terry Rooker has joined Wave Length, 815 W. Main St., as a beautician. She has four years' experience.

    Coach Brian Meier's Taylor County Lady Cardinals posted victories in their five varsity soccer matches this fall.

  • Early Days for 8-30

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Aug. 29, 2002

    U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, helped Campbellsville University officials Tuesday as they officially dedicated a $2.5 million Technology Training center. McConnell, who was instrumental in securing funding for the facility, served as keynote speaker for the ceremony.

    Temple Blakeman Kirtley, 85, of Sharon Drive in Campbellsville, Ky., died on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2002, in Campbellsville.

  • Early Days for 8-23

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Aug. 22, 2002

    Savannah Bryant, participant No. 1 in the Taylor County Junior Miss program, was named 2003 Taylor County Junior Miss.

    Donna Cox, 53 of Larkspur Lane in Campbellsville, died on Sunday, Aug. 18, in Louisville.

    Ken Jones Sr., 63, of Red Fern Road in Campbellsville, died on Friday, Aug. 16, 2002, in Louisville.

  • Early Days for 8-16

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Aug. 15, 2002

    Jill Carlson, daughter of Walt and Ann Gorin of Greensburg, will be introducing her new CD "Down the Road" on Big Dawg radio on Aug. 22.

    In honor of her 83rd birthday, Minnie Pearl Maddox was honored by her family and friends with a reunion and celebration.

    Randall and Judy Harris recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary.

    The Peterson reunion was at Camp Acton on Sunday, July 28, with the 54 who attended joining in a potluck meal.

  • Early Days for 8-9

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    August 8, 2002

    Dr. Eugene H. Shively recently received the Physician's Recognition Award.

    The one-year anniversary of the September terrorist attacks on America is just a few weeks away. Lowell Avenue Baptist Church will have a special remembrance service on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m.

    Paul Bodenhamer II and Shannon Wathen will fill vacancies in the cross country and softball programs, respectively, at Campbellsville University.

  • From the Past

     

    Former professional basketball player and college basketball coach Clem Haskins, who is a Campbellsville resident, signed copies of his book "Clem Haskins: Breaking Barriers," at Walmart in October 1997.