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  • Ten Years Ago

    Oct. 26, 2000

    Airguard has purchased the former Batesville Casket Co. building on KY 55 and plans to begin operations in December with as many as 300 employees.

    Harold and Emma Lee Caulk of Finley will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. with a reception at Palestine Baptist Church.

    Breast cancer is the number two cancer killer of Kentucky women, only second to lung cancer, and according to the American Cancer Society, more than 180,000 new cases were reported in the United States last year.

  • Ten Years Ago

    Oct. 12, 2000

    Former Campbellsville Mayor Robert L. Miller has been given the Kentucky League of Cities Outstanding Service Award.

    W.C. Warren, 72, of West Main Street in Campbellsville, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2000, in Campbellsville.

    Linda Hayes was named Lion of the Year for 1999-2000.

    Taylor County Senior Citizen Center recently honored Gail Godsey with a hand-quilted lap throw.

    Taylor County Cooperative Extension Service and Taylor County Hospital will sponsor a Breast Cancer Symposium on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

  • Bea Wethington of Campbellsville will celebrate a milestone tomorrow that few of us are able to - her 102nd birthday.

    On Monday, Wethington remarked that there have been many changes in the world during her lifetime as well as many advancements.

    She was also disappointed that the University of Kentucky lost its game in the national tournament.

    "I didn't like that much," she said with a laugh.

  • Ten Years Ago

    March 30, 2000

    Marty Shields, an officer with the Property Value Assessment Office, wants one common misconception clear: PVA officers do not make up the property values. The value of the property is actually determined by the market; the PVA office only attempts to equal the market price.

    Campbellsville University recently announced the selection of Amber Priddy as new field commander of the Tiger Marching Band.

  • Ten Years Ago

    March 23, 2000

    E. Poe Young of Campbellsville celebrated his 90th birthday in February.

    George Beard of Campbellsville recently celebrated her 70th birthday with 120 of her family and friends at the Community Center.

    Jerry Black of Campbellsville, an employee of Pepsi Cola, is one of eight people throughout North America to receive Pepsi's President's Ring of Honor.

    Flossie Bohanon, 94, of Lowell Avenue in Campbellsville died Wednesday, March 15, 2000, in Elizabethtown.

  • Ten Years Ago

    Feb. 10, 2000

    Jamie Holt of Campbellsville has been selected to attend the National Young Readers Conference on Feb. 8-13 in Washington, D.C.

    Campbellsville Woman's Club met Jan. 24 at the home of Audra Jessie. Campbellsville Police Chief Bill Cassell was guest speaker.

    Dr. Robert L. Doty, professor of English at Campbellsville University, is featured in the Boy Scouts of America "Scouter News" as the 90th anniversary leadership spotlight.

  • Ten Years Ago

    Feb. 3, 2000

    The annexation of property along KY 55 and U.S. 68, including the Fruit of the Loom property, remains on hold while the validity of a petition opposing it is determined.

    Michael S. Schuhmann was named to the dean's list for the fall 1999 semester at Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss.

    Stephen Paul Willems has been named to the dean's list of the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky.

    Alma Seaborne, 80, of Meadowview Court in Campbellsville, died Saturday, Jan. 29 in Campbellsville.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    January 20, 2000

    James Earl and Virginia Smith will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 25, 2000.

    Paul and Anne Fraim spent the weekend in Radcliff celebrating the birthdays of Ssg and Mrs. Alan Arvin Pike. The families celebrated with dinners in Elizabethtown and Glendale.

    Billy and Becky Dial of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Madison Erin at 2:38 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 at Springview Hospital in Lebanon. She weighted 7 lbs., 2 oz. and was 20 inches long.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Jan. 3, 2000

    Laura Butler was named to the dean's list for the 1999 fall semester at Cumberland College in Williamsburg.

    The first baby of the year in Taylor County is Adam Ryan Begley, born Jan. 2 at 2:01 a.m. at Taylor County Hospital. His parents are Gary and Robyn Begley of Elk Horn.

    Kenny and June Parker of Campbellsville will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Monday, Jan. 24.

    A household shower is planned for Steve and Connie Underwood, who suffered heavy loss due to a fire at their home early Monday morning.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Jan. 6, 2000

    Next Wednesday, Taylor County Public Library will be 25 years old.

    Richard McMahan will celebrate his 80th birthday Sunday, Jan. 9 in the Family Life Center of Woodlawn Christian Church.

    Navy Petty Officers 2nd Class Sean L. Morgan recently reported for duty at Navy Recruiting District, Dallas, Texas.

    Jennifer Dawn Wolford, a freshman at Eastern Kentucky University, achieved a 4.0 grade point average during her first semester at the school.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Dec. 29, 1999

    John and Allene Rafferty will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Jan. 5.

    Brenda Hutchison was chosen "Teacher of the Year" at Cedar Grove Elementary School in Bullitt County.

    Kroger Co. recently donated $10,000 to Campbellsville University's "Chair for the Arts" Program to help provide seating in the Gosser Fine Arts Center.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Dec. 22, 1999

    Dora Lee Pike, 80, of East Walnut Street, Campbellsville, died Sunday, Dec. 12, 1999, at Taylor County Hospital in Campbellsville, after an illness.

    Dr. Jerome Dixon, D.O. was recently certified by the American Association of Medical Review Officers, Inc. as a medical review officer.

    Bennie and Doris Noel of Liberty will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday.

    Bridge to Faith Motorcycle Club recently donated $400 to the Taylor County Fire Department for Toys for Kids.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Dec. 16, 1999

    Merion Haskins has been awarded the Lyman T. Johnson Outstanding African American Alumni Award by the University of Kentucky.

    Mary Frances "Frankie" Cox, 60, of South Columbia Avenue, Campbellsville, died Friday, Dec. 10, 1999, in Campbellsville.

    Chelsea Rena Duplantis celebrated her fourth birthday with friends Tuesday, Dec. 14 at Kiddieland Day Care.

    Frost-Arnett celebrated its grand opening Dec. 1 in its Elmhurst Plaza location.

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  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Dec. 9, 1999

    Tim and Peggy Richardson will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Dec. 14.

    Teri RoBards, daughter of Richard and Linda RoBards of Campbellsville, was recently inducted into the Golden Key National Honor Society at Western Kentucky University.

    Lowell Avenue Baptist Church will be joining with South Campbellsville Baptist Choir for a Christmas cantata.

    Blake Moss, 2, participated in the New Star Discovery Most Beautiful Baby Contest on Sunday, Dec. 5 at Best Western in Campbellsville.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Dec. 2, 1999

    Dr. Bill Bennett is this year's recipient of the Campbellsville Kiwanis Club's annual Santa's Helper Award. The award is given each year to someone who keeps Christmas in his or her heart all year.

    Mr. and Mrs. Joe H. Wise of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday.

    Twenty years or so after being hired as a temporary postal worker, Eddie Jessie has been named Campbellsville's new postmaster.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Nov. 24, 1999

    Tobacco markets open Monday at 10 a.m. The opening was delayed for a week because processing plants in North Carolina were backed up due to Hurricane Floyd.

    Local motorcyclists didn't let a little drizzling rain Saturday stop them from doing a good deed. At least 142 gifts and $60 in cash were collected during the third annual Motorcycle Toy Run, which is sponsored by the local Bridge to Faith Motorcycle Club and other local motorcyclists.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Nov. 18, 1999

    Following nine weeks of training, Seaman Joshua Aaron Ford graduated from the Navy on Oct. 29 in Great Lakes, Ill.

    Joshua Eastridge of Campbellsville has been selected for membership in the Berea College concert choir.

    Ruth Gilbert, 75, of Campbellsville died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999, in Bowling Green, after an illness.

    Peggy Taylor Hubbard, 46, of Tammie Trail, Campbellsville, died Saturday, Nov. 13, 1999, in Campbellsville.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Nov. 11, 1999

    Bro. and Mrs. J.V. Mullen Jr. were honored with a 60-year wedding anniversary celebration by their children on Sunday, Nov. 7 at their home, 383 Ingram Ave.

    Army Pvt. Michael R. Robertson has graduated from basic military training at Fort Leonard Wood in Waynesville, Mo.

    Nathan Riner, formerly of Campbellsville, was nominated from the 1999 homecoming court at Cumberland College.

    Michael Lane of Glasgow is scheduled to graduate Dec. 17 from Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Nov. 4, 1999

    Taylor County Future Farmers of America's land judging team placed first in the regional competition, which was Oct. 19 at Clay Hill Farm.

    HaLeigh Ann and Hannah Jane Gadberry recently celebrated their first birthday.

    Jeannie Hardin of Campbellsville has been awarded a child development associate credential in recognition of outstanding work with young children.

    Jamie Ennis of Campbellsville was recently selected by the Habitat Organization at Hanover College as its candidate for the 1999 homecoming court.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Oct. 28, 1999

    Denean Reynolds, formerly of Campbellsville and now living in New Mexico, has cut her fourth CD - The Farmer's Daughter - and presently has the 11-song album in distribution.

    Hayden Callaway Neal, who turned five on Oct. 19, celebrated his birthday with friends at Little People Day Care in Campbellsville.

    B.J. Brown Jr. and Anthony Robinson, both of Campbellsville, recently attended the Blue Grass Consistory #2 annual pig roast in Lexington.