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Early Days for 10-23

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By Marie Cox

 

TEN YEARS AGO

Oct. 21, 2004

Taylor County farmers could have their first of 10 tobacco buyout checks in hand by the end of March.

Palestine Baptist Church honored Elizabeth Cave on her 90th birthday during morning worship services on Oct. 3.

The Taylor Regional Hospital Women’s Center held an open house on Sunday, Oct. 17.

Lanie Hall celebrated her fifth birthday on Sept. 11 with a princess party. She is the daughter of Doug and Melane Hall.

James “Fuzzy” Fulks hosted his fifth annual pig roast on Aug. 28 at Point Pleasant. About 100 people attended.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

Oct. 20, 1994

Dough and Sharon Floyd of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Samantha Bree, on Friday, Oct. 14 at 7:58 a.m. at Taylor County Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

With flu season approaching, now through November is the time to have flu shots.

Stephen Dorris, son of Judith Dorris and Steve Dorris, celebrated his ninth birthday, Oct. 1 at home.

Campbellsville College will present its fall production of “Harvey” on Nov. 10-12 at 8 p.m. each night in the college theater.

The Kentuckiana Girl Scout Council is looking for women and men interested in their community to volunteer as Girl Scout leaders.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

Oct. 18, 1984

Shirley Cecil and two daughters, Annie and Sandy, have the same birthday, Oct. 11, and celebrated together at the home of Ms. Cecil on Sunday with a steak cookout. Each one had a special cake.

Holly Winn has been named to the fall term dean’s list at Centre College.

Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Bell celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 1 at their home at 307 Sharon Drive with their children and grandchildren.

FORTY YEARS AGO

Oct. 18, 1974

Coast Guard Seaman Apprentice Michael R. Wood, son of Mr. and Mrs. Granville Wood of 131 Sunset Drive, Campbellsville, graduated from recruit training at the Coast Guard Training Centre, Alameda, Calif.

Matthew Hughes celebrated his third birthday Friday with a party given by his parents, Kenny and Sue Hughes. Those attending were Tina Hughes, Adam Abell, Matthew Hughes, Shelly Colvin and Renee Hughes.

Mannsville United Methodist Church held its first service in its newly built sanctuary, Sunday, Oct. 20.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

Oct. 15, 1964

Ceremonies will mark the opening of the new U.S. 68 Bypass in Campbellsville on Oct. 22. Gov. Edward T. Breathitt will officially dedicate the road.

Playing in mean freezing temperatures, the Campbellsville Eagles won their homecoming game against the Glasgow Scotties on Friday night.

Keith Gabehart of Campbellsville, former assistant professor at Mississippi State College for women, is now a member of the faculty at Western State College, Bowling Green.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

Oct. 14, 1954

Miss Leona Walling has been chosen as “Business Woman of the Year” in Campbellsville.

Thornton Newcomb was re-elected president of the American Legion Fair Board at a meeting of the local Legion last month.

Over three inches of rainfall was recorded here last month.

Mrs. Lee Edwards has been named director of pupil personnel for the Campbellsville public schools, it was announced today by Superintendent Thomas F. Hamilton.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

Oct. 10, 1944

T.G. Layton, Key Man for District 16, left Monday night to attend Grand Lodge, F & AM at Louisville, which was held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Capt. O.W. Hubbard of company F. of the State Militia, will leave Sunday for Fort Knox for a week’s training.

Funeral services for Chalon Stiles, 85 years of age, were held Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. at Good Hope Baptist Church.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

Oct. 18, 1934

The barriers were removed from West Main Street on Thursday of last week. The street is finished and is a beautiful piece of work and a great improvement to the street system of Campbellsville.

City Council called a special session last Monday night to fill the vacancy of the mayor caused by the death of S.B. Hackley. The council elected Richard L. Marshall to fill the unexpired term.

NINETY YEARS AGO

Oct. 24, 1924

The new Gulf Refining Company station in this city nearing completion. It will be operated by Joe Anderson and Wood Coppock, two of Campbellsville’s thrifty businessmen. The plant is located on Campbellsville-Columbia Pike. The cost of the lot and building of the station was in the neighborhood of $16,000.

J.W. Lewis at Atchison, this week sold to E.N. Cross 10 acres of land. The consideration was $1,000.

Garnett Sapp, 71 years old, well known in this community, died at the home of his daughter.

A HUNDRED YEARS AGO

Oct. 22, 1914

With the world at war with the Germans, the military correspondent, replying to the Frankfurtel Beiring’s statement that Great Britain was unable to raise more than 60,000 troops, says: “We (America) have at the present moment, exactly double that number, namely 120,000 men, and the number grows almost faster than we can cope with.

Tuesday, A.J. Arvin sold his livery outfit and business to John A. Peterson, the latter having recently purchased the building.

Charles Cowherd purchased of Frank Murphy, a 4-year-old harness mare for $138.