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Early Days

  • Early Days for 11-29

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Nov. 28, 2002

    For the 10th year, Bethel First Presbyterian Church is hosting its traditional Thanksgiving dinner. About 50 volunteers from all over the community came together to help.

    Jerry Marr, 57, of Gowdy Street in Campbellsville, died on Friday, Nov. 22, in Louisville.

    Raymond and Exie Burress celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 15.

  • From the Past

     

    This photo was taken in the 1950s at the Taylor County Courthouse.

    Campbellsville resident Anne Fraim's grandmother Arvin and uncle Jesse are standing next to Gov. Happy Chandler.

  • Early Days for 11-22

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Nov. 21, 2002

    Neil and Jaclyn Dabney of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Hayden Nicholas, on Monday, May 6, at 8:49 a.m. at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

    Wallace and Clara Sapp of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Oct. 17.

    Mannsville Homemakers met on Thursday, Nov. 14, at the home of Dronda Anderson with 16 present.

    Wesley Miller Spires Burton celebrated his first birthday at his home.

  • Early Days for 11-15

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Nov. 14, 2002

    Campbellsville and Taylor County took a few moments on Monday afternoon to honor its veterans and those serving in the military.

    Shelby Netherland celebrated her sixth birthday with a Halloween party.

    Kentucky's last known World War I veteran died on Oct. 31 at 104. Elwyn Coffman of Fulton enlisted in the United States Army Nov. 22, 1917.

    Paul H. Raley, 81, of Stanford Lane in Campbellsville, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, in Elizabethtown.

  • Early Days for 11-8

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Nov. 7, 2002

    Brenda Allen, city clerk, beat 25-year Councilman Al Hardy by 102 votes and will move no more than 20 feet by January to assume her new leadership role as mayor.

    Wendell R. Cox, 60, of Campbellsville, died on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at Taylor County Hospital in Campbellsville after an illness.

    Marine Corps Pvt. Caleb Nathaniel Foster recently completed 12 weeks of basic military training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S.C.

  • Early Days for 11-1

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Oct. 31, 2002

    Crisis Relief Center volunteers were recognized last week for their dedication to meeting the basic needs of Taylor Countians.

    Golda DeSpain, 85, of McClelland Court in Campbellsville, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002, in Lebanon.

    Cordie Chappell, 68, of Sunset Drive in Campbellsville, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, in Campbellsville.

  • Early Days for 10-25

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Oct. 24, 2002

    Taylor County High School sophomore Shane O'Banion, 15, captured two championships at the Pepsi Kentucky State Motocross Championships at Daniel Boone Motocross Park in London on Sept. 28.

    Thomas H. Hazzard of Campbellsville completed a degree at Western Kentucky University in August 2002. He received a Master of Arts in education.

  • Early Days for 10-18

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Oct. 17, 2002

    The Taylor County Marching Cardinals had the second highest score in the KMEA Class A West Quarter finals on Saturday at Daviess County High School in Owensboro.

    Shelby Bradley will celebrate her 6th birthday on Oct. 25.

    A group of ladies at Jackson Tower donated their time to assist in completing tasks for the Leo Bear project.

    Agatha Aline Skaggs, 80, of Bell Avenue in Campbellsville, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, at Green Hill Manor Nursing Home.

  • Early Days for 10-11

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Oct. 10, 2002

    William Morrison of Bill's Camper Sales in Campbellsville was recently presented with the Gold Leader Award for Outstanding Dixon ZTR mower sales for 2002.

    Unemployment rates fell in 84 Kentucky counties between August 2001 and August 2002, rose in 32 and remained the same in four counties, according to the Department of Employment Services, a Cabinet for Workforce Development Agency. Kentucky's seasonally adjusted jobless rate in August was 5.2 percent.

  • 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.