Early Days

  • From the Past


    The Montgomery Grocery Store blew up in 1944 when a gas leak caused an explosion.

    Pictured are, from left, Rose Montgomery, Jules Hatfield, who was a salesman for Marcum Wholesale, Richard Gaines and owner H.H. Montgomery.

  • Early Days for 8-15



    Aug. 14, 2003

    Carldon and Prentice Followell will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 17.

    A ribbon was cut Aug. 12, commemorating the opening of a new County Barn at 107 Pleasant Drive near UPS.

    Kristian Herron, Brittany Pelly and Danielle Williams, all juniors at Taylor County High School, recently returned from Somerset where they participated in the Center for Rural Development's Rogers Scholars program.

  • Early Days for 8-8



    August 7, 2003

    Barbara Dicken is the winner of the Walmart/Central Kentucky News-Journal college care package giveaway. Dicken will be giving the goodies to Jessica Hutcherson and Jennifer Hutcherson, who are students at Western Kentucky University.

    Walter Spurling will celebrate his 75th birthday on Sunday, Aug. 17.

    The Peterson reunion was Sunday, July 27, at Acton Campground with 49 attending and a potluck lunch served.

  • Early Days for 8-1



    July 31, 2003

    Trent Jones celebrated his sixth birthday on July 13 with family and friends.

    Stefanie Davis Wood of Elk Horn was one of 26 Kentuckians awarded Cabinet for Workforce Development Education Pays Scholarships on July 14.

    Navy Chief Petty Officer William G. Woodrum is currently assigned to the Navy's newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, U.S.S. Ronald Reagan, recently commissioned at Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va.

  • Early Days for 7-25



    July 24, 2003

    Tommy and Pauline Browning of Campbellsville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 3 with a reception.

    MaKenzie DeSpain celebrated her sixth birthday with friends at ABC Child Care in Campbellsville on June 19.

    On July 14, Kentucky Historian Laureate Dr. Thomas D. Clark celebrated his 100th birthday.

  • Early Days for 7-11



    July 10, 2003

    Stephanie Akin and Tim Boling were honored with a wedding shower on June 1 at the home of Opal Porter.

    The Campbellsville July Fourth Board has pulled off another great celebration. Despite the hot temperatures, Friday was a wonderful day and the July Fourth activities were a great way to celebrate the birth of the USA.

  • Early Days for 7-4


    July 3, 2003

    Laura Butler and Steven Gumm of Campbellsville will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 19.

    Austin Chelf celebrated his third birthday on May 12.

    Howard and Rachel Durham of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday.

    Max and Heather Wise of Lexington announce the birth of a daughter, Grayson Nan, at 1:50 p.m. on Friday, June 27, at University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington.

  • Early Days for 6-20



    June 19, 2003

    Dr. Joe T. and Nancy Curry Turpin will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday.

    Abbey Butler and Michael Schuhmann were honored with a wedding shower on Saturday, June 7, at the home of Peggy Hayes.

    The 2003 Taylor County Relay For Life was a successful one. According to publicity chair Darlene Humphress, this year's Relay raised $102,231.

  • Early Days for 6-13



    June 12, 2003

    Otha Blevins, 75, of Hunters Run in Campbellsville, died Saturday, June 7, 2003, in Campbellsville.

    Campbellsville University's Board of Trustees approved $7 million in three major construction projects and a renovation in a special meeting May 29, which, according to President Michael V. Carter, was "one of the most memorable days in the history of our institution."

  • Early Days for 6-6



    June 5, 2003

    Tanner White celebrated his third birthday on May 19 with family and friends.

    Mannsville Elementary School will re-open in the fall.

    Nellie Catherine Wagoner, 86, of Reids Chapel Road in Campbellsville, died Saturday, May 17, at Green Hill Manor Nursing Home in Greensburg after an illness.