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Early Days

  • 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.

  • From the Past

     

    The Campbellsville Cokes were the 1958 Bluegrass League champions. They were, from left, front, sponsor Mrs. Bernice Hancock, Luke Marple, W.D. Wolford, Buster Allen, James Thompson, Jerry Williams and sponsor Charles Stiles. Back, Roland Fowler, manager Romulus Gibson, Johnny Pierce, Eddie Claycomb, Bobby Webster and Lanny Parrott.

  • From the Past

     

    At 1986's July Fourth events, from left, Jason Scott Jones was named Little Mister Independence, Misty Lynn Cable was Little Miss Independence for ages 8 to 12 and Beth Miller Coppock was the winner for ages 4 to 7.

  • Early Days for 8-2

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    August 1, 2002

    On Saturday, Aug. 17, nine of Taylor County's most outstanding high school senior girls will compete for the title of Taylor County Junior Miss 2003.

    Lydia Ann Cave celebrated her fifth birthday with friends at Kiddieland Day Care on July 23.

    John Holmes won the Championship Flight by eight shots to capture the Campbellsville Country Club Men's Club Tournament over the weekend.

  • Early Days for 7-26

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 25, 2002

    A Campbellsville City Councilman of nearly four decades has died. John "Jack" M. Edrington, 74, of Bell Avenue in Campbellsville, died on Sunday in Campbellsville after an illness.

    Taylor County Library Board of Trustees donated a Janice Holt Giles Cabin print in memory of Dr. Richard and Winnie Sanders for the Kentucky Room at the library.

  • Early Days for 7-19

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 18, 2002

    Pleasant Run Baptist Church will observe its annual homecoming and 120th anniversary on Sunday.

    Farrah Sullivan McLean knew when she was nearing the end of her high school career that she wanted to coach. Now, after only two seasons as an assistant at Elizabethtown, McLean said of her appointment as Taylor County High School's next head girls' basketball coach, "I didn't think I'd get a chance this soon."

  • Early Days for 7-12

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 11, 2002

    Classical Glass Corvette Club's ninth annual show will take place on Saturday, July 13, at Green River Lake State Park.

    Maurice E. Coppock Sr., 90, of Kensington Way in Campbellsville, died on Saturday, July 6, 2002, in Campbellsville.

    Willard "Hoogie" Cox, 70, of West Highway 70 in Liberty, died Saturday, July 6, 2002, in Campbellsville.

  • Early Days for 7-5

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 4, 2002

    Ruby McMahan, a resident of Jackson Tower in Campbellsville, has made two pinafores and three children's dresses for the Hiestand House Museum.

    Jessica Martion, the 7-year old granddaughter of Bobby and Linda Martion of Merrimac, was chosen as one of the finalists in the Kelly Look-Alike contest for the "Live with Regis and Kelly" show.

  • Early Days for 6-28

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 27, 2002

    One thing has been constant throughout the 26 years of this community's July Fourth celebration; there has been a parade.

    The annual Beams family reunion was Sunday, June 23, at the Elk-Pitman Lodge with 47 in attendance.

    The Cundiffs will be in concert on Sunday at 7 p.m. at Spurlington United Methodist Church.

  • From the Past

     

    The 1916-1917 Campbellsville School senior class is pictured.

    Front, from left, are Morris Eads, Woodruff Chandler, Terry Wade, Paul W. Hord, Horace Baker, Campbell Wade, Auguston Page, Hershel Russell, unknown and John Moss.

    Second row, Grace Arvin, unknown, Sallie Wade, Lola McVey, Zola McVey, Dean Russell and Lissa Hord.

    Back, teacher Mr. Mitchell, Mary Dearen, unknown, Lorena Arvin, Marie Merkley, Gay Pyle, Annie Leet, May Leet, Mary Steger, Minnie Roberts, Hazel Cook, Grace Gabbert, Ollie Smith and Trula Prescott.