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  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Oct. 21, 1999

    Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Harmon were honored with a surprise 60th wedding anniversary celebration on Sunday, Oct. 19 at Creek Side Restaurant in Campbellsville.

    Stephanie Gail Noland has been selected as a finalist in the 1999 Pre-Teen Kentucky Scholarship and Recognition Program.

    Betty Jane Gorin-Smith was guest speaker for a prayer breakfast sponsored by the Campbellsville Business and Professional Women's Club.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Oct. 14, 1999

    David Corbin, 54, of Campbellsville is retiring in just a few short weeks after 31 years as a Kentucky State Police trooper. For 26 of those years, he has given drivers' tests.

    Campbellsville University's homecoming 1999 revolves around the theme "Where Would We Be Without You?" and is scheduled for Oct. 15-16.

    Campbellsville Lions Club member Mel Gilbert was recently selected as the new president of the organization.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Oct. 7, 1999

    Jay Franklin of Campbellsville has enrolled this year at Centre College.

    Patricia M. Claywell was recently promoted to E-3 in the United States Air Force.

    Natalia Gowin was crowned Campbellsville Middle School's homecoming queen at halftime of the Eagles' game Sept. 28.

    Suzanne Sowards, a 1997 graduate of Taylor County High School, is performing in the first production of theatre season at the University of Kentucky.

    Taylor County Hospital Rehabilitation Services hosted an open house on Sunday, Aug. 29.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 30, 1999

    The brand new Campbellsville Post Office was officially introduced to the community with a ribbon cutting and open house Sunday, Sept. 19.

    The Rev. Robert Leon Graham, 61, of Churchill Drive, Campbellsville, died Friday, Sept. 24, 1999, in Campbellsville.

    Lee's Famous Recipe contributed $1,222 to the Campbellsville High Marching Eagle Band as part of the Sept. 14 CHS Eagle Band Day.

    Fifty-seven people helped raise $3,677.30 this past Saturday for the March of Dimes WalkAmerica.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 23, 1999

    A weekend featuring a Civil War re-enactment as well as basket making, woodworking and music is planned at the former home of Kentucky authors Janice Holt Giles and Henry Giles.

    Jimmy Cravens has been named the new executive director of the Campbellsville Housing and Redevelopment Authority, following the regular meeting of the board of commissioners last Tuesday afternoon.

    Joshua P. Pike recently completed the cadet basic training program at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 16, 1999

    Campbellsville High School's football field will be named in honor of Dave Fryrear.

    Clay Nelson celebrated his fifth birthday July 24 at his home in Sedalia, Ky. He is the son of Greg and Lisa Nelson.

    Lee Allen Kendall, formerly of Campbellsville, recently graduated with honors from Cumberland University.

    Justin L. Phillips graduated from the United States Marine Corp. on Sept. 10 as a private first class.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 9, 1999

    Brian Newton died Friday, Sept. 3, 1999, at the age of 43.

    For the fifth year in a row, Campbellsville University has been named as one of America's Best Colleges, by U.S.News & World Report, a national magazine with more than 2 million circulation.

    James C. Claypool will speak at the Hiestand House Museum this Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 2, 1999

    Ed and Bella Gupton Hardesty of Bradfordsville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, Sept. 12.

    Dollie Swafford celebrated her 88th birthday on Thursday, Aug. 12 with her family at her home in Campbellsville.

    Pleasant Run Baptist Church observed its 117th year Sunday, July 18 with a homecoming and anniversary celebration at the church grounds on Pleasant Run Church Road.

    Pauline Thomas, 87, of Elk Horn Road, Campbellsville, died Thursday, August 26, 1999, in Campbellsville.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Aug. 26, 1999

    Bro. Donald George Mackie, 68, of Stray Winds in Campbellsville, died Monday, Aug. 16, 1999, at Taylor County Hospital after an extended illness.

    Woodlawn Christian Church will celebrate its 41st homecoming Sunday with "Woodlawn Day."

    Roy and Wanda Bramel of Campbellsville will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Labor Day weekend.

    Kristen Brockman was selected Taylor County Junior Miss for 2000.

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    Aug. 19, 1999

    Katy Sweeney of Liberty was crowned 1999 Miss Taylor County Fair Saturday night.

    David W. Fryrear Sr., 63, of Cox Cove in Campbellsville, died Sunday, Aug. 15, 1999, in Louisville from burns suffered in a fire on his houseboat on Green River Lake.

    Ruby Curry, 92, of Elmhurst Drive, Campbellsville, died Monday, Aug. 16, 1999, in Campbellsville.

    Ronnie Hord and Wayne Wells started a sideline business in 1969 that has turned into a 30-year venture with H & W Sport shop.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Aug. 12, 1999

    While corn, tobacco and other crops in most areas of the state are drying up because of an extended drought, Steve Doss says most Taylor County farmers have been lucky. "We've gotten rain when we have needed it," said Doss, area program director for the Kentucky Farm Bureau.

    Phillip and Geneva Corbin will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Sunday, Aug. 15.

    Fourteen girls will be competing for the title of Taylor County Junior Miss this summer.

     

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    Aug. 5, 1999

    Leslie and Patricia Sidebottom Madson of 655 Davis Road in Campbellsville will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 15.

    Anne and Paul Fraim spent a month in St. Augustine, Fla. on vacation celebrating their ninth wedding anniversary.

    Laura E. Campbell of Campbellsville, daughter of James S. Campbell and Vicky R. Campbell, has been named to the dean's list for the summer 1999 semester at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    July 29, 1999

    Colby and Gloria Deener will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. with a reception at their home at 508 Hobson Road in Campbellsville.

    Vivian Moss Strader, 88, of Old Lebanon Road in Campbellsville died Sunday, July 18, 1999, in Greensburg.

    Campbellsville native Clem Haskins has been named one of the 50 most significant Kentucky sports figures of the 1900s by the Lexington Herald-Leader.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    July 22, 1999

    Chainsaws were the order of the day Wednesday after a severe thunderstorm swept through Taylor County the previous evening, carrying winds in excess of 70 miles per hour.

    School begins Monday, Aug. 2 for students in the Campbellsville and Taylor County school systems.

    Angela Gossett, daughter of R.T. and Wanda Gossett of Campbellsville, has been named to the dean's list at Warner Southern College in Lake Wales, Fla. for the spring semester.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    July 15, 1999

    Charlie Shaw received the Annual Spirit of the Fourth award, which is given in honor of Everette Lee, founder of the Independence Day Celebration.

    Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Clark will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on July 22.

    Carol Freeman will be the featured speaker at tonight's meeting of the Campbellsville Fellowship of Aglow International.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    July 8, 1999

    Glen and Trexie Lane of Campbellsville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 17 with cake and homemade ice cream.

    John "Bam" and Jen Carney of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Ethan Reid, at 8:09 a.m. on Monday, June 28 at Taylor County Hospital in Campbellsville.

    Army Pvt. Brian D. Edwards has graduated from basic military training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    June 17, 1999

    Howard Kerr, 73, of Beechwood Drive, Campbellsville, died Wednesday, June 9, 1999, in Campbellsville.

    Jeremy Taylor has been named a United States National Award winner in science and leadership and service.

    Betsy Blakeman retired recently after 27 years at Campbellsville Elementary School.

    Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan B. Moss has graduated from the Aerospace Maintenance Apprentice Course at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    June 1999

    Campbellsville High School graduate and Transylvania University senior Tara Dabney was recognized for being inducted into the Holleian Society during the university's awards program May 13.

    During the last 46 years, WHAS Crusade for Children has collected more than $70 million for needy children around Kentuckiana thanks to the help of local fire departments.

    Cadet Joshua Bryan Pike graduated from U.S. Maps Preparatory School at Fort Monmouth, N.Y. on May 21.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    June 3, 1999

    Jake Hixon celebrated his third birthday May 6 at Kiddieland Daycare.

    Charles Humphress, a senior voice major at the University of Kentucky, and Suzanne Sowards, a junior majoring in theater, will be a part of the It's a Grand Night for Singing.

    Sarah Reynolds has been named a United States National Award winner in sciences and physical education.

    Gayle Cash Newton, 62, of Hodgenville Road, Campbellsville, died Thursday, May 27, 1999, in Campbellsville.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    May 27, 1999

    Nathan Adams celebrated his second birthday May 6 at Kiddieland Day Care.

    Nicholas Humphress and Sara Davis were crowned prince and princess of Knifley Grade Center's spring festival.

    Shelia Gibson was awarded a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Kentucky College of Nursing.

    Janellen Rainwater was chosen among five nominees for 1999 Taylor County Hospital Nurse of the Year. Also nominated were Freida Cox, Michele Dickens, Mike Haliday and Christy Vazquez.