Features https://www.cknj.com/features/todaysfeatures en 99-year-old Campbellsville veteran reflects on service, shoe business https://www.cknj.com/content/99-year-old-campbellsville-veteran-reflects-service-shoe-business <img src="https://www.cknj.com/sites/www.cknj.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_0044_1.jpg" alt="photo/ABIGAIL WHITEHOUSE Richard McMahan, 99, sits in his room at Bluegrass Way Assisted Living in Campbellsville." title="photo/ABIGAIL WHITEHOUSE Richard McMahan, 99, sits in his room at Bluegrass Way Assisted Living in Campbellsville." align="left" hspace="6" width="83" height="85" /><p> <strong>Abigail Whitehouse</strong></p> <p> <em>reporter@cknj.com</em></p> <p> Richard McMahan sits quietly in his room at Bluegrass Way Assisted Living, looking out the window as he reflects on 99 years of life.</p> <p> &ldquo;I&rsquo;ve led an interesting life, I really have,&rdquo; he said.</p> <p> McMahan served in two wars, owned and operated a local shoe business in Campbellsville for 23 years and has been an active member of his church congregation for most of his life.</p> EARLY DAYS: June 14, 2018 https://www.cknj.com/content/early-days-june-14-2018 <p> <strong>Ten Years Ago</strong></p> <p> <strong>2008</strong></p> <p> &bull; Sherry Rooker, 52, of Campbellsville died at 12:45 a.m. Monday, June 2, 2008 in Lexington.</p> <p> &bull; Don Franklin, 60, of Columbia, died at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 7, 2008 at his home after a long illness.</p> <p> &bull; Robert Chad and Bethany Shively of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Micah Quinn at 11:12 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20th at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 8 pounds and 14 ounces and was 21 inches long.</p> EARLY DAYS: June 21, 2018 https://www.cknj.com/content/early-days-june-21-2018 <p> <strong>Ten Years Ago</strong></p> <p> <strong>2008</strong></p> <p> &bull; Ryan Shipp, 29, of Campbellsville, died at 4:25 a.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2008 in Campbellsville as a result of a motorcycle crash.</p> <p> &bull; Republican Party has chosen its nominee for the November General Election 4th district Magistrate&rsquo;s race. Matt Pendleton will be the republican candidate.</p> EARLY DAYS: June 28, 2018 https://www.cknj.com/content/early-days-june-28-2018 <p> <strong>Ten Years Ago</strong></p> <p> <strong>2008</strong></p> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp; Randall Bryant, 62 of Campbellsville died at 5:45 p.m. on Friday June 20, 2008</p> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp; Bekah Bolin donated 10 inches of hair to Locks of Love, an organization that provides hair to children suffering from illness-related hair loss.</p> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp; Brett and Gina Sapp of Campbellsville, announce the birth of a son, Blake Austin, at 12:31 p.m., Friday, May 16 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon, KLY. He weighed 6 pounds and 12 &frac12; ounces and was 19 &frac12; inches long.</p> EARLY DAYS: July 5, 2018 https://www.cknj.com/content/early-days-july-5-2018 <p> <strong>Ten Years Ago</strong></p> <p> <strong>July 2008</strong></p> <p> &bull; Daniel J. Venters, a former chief circuit judge for the 28th Circuit, has announced his candidacy for the Kentucky Supreme Court&rsquo;s 3rd District.</p> <p> &bull; Dr. Bobby R. Himes, 76, Campbellsville died at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, 2008 at his home.</p> <p> &bull; William R. and Carolyn Callison Pruitt of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th anniversary tomorrow. The Pruitts were married on July 4, 1958.</p> EARLY DAYS: July 12, 2018 https://www.cknj.com/content/early-days-july-12-2018 <p> <strong>Ten Years Ago</strong></p> <p> <strong>July 2008</strong></p> <p> &bull; Josh and Amanda Wood, of Campbellsville, announce the birth of a son Jaxton Ryan at 12:02 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25, at Baptist East in Louisville. He weighed 9 pounds and 13 ounces and was 19 &frac34; inches long.</p> <p> &bull; Angela Lynn Cochran of Elkhorn earned a place on the Somerset Community College Dean&rsquo;s List for the spring 2008 semester.</p> <p> <strong>Twenty Years Ago</strong></p> <p> <strong>July 1998</strong></p> Early Days November 16, 2017 https://www.cknj.com/content/early-days-november-16-2017 <p> <strong>10 Years Ago &mdash; 2007</strong></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>&bull;&nbsp;</strong>Amory Cox, a junior biology major from Campbellsville, was crowned University of Kentucky fall homecoming queen on Saturday, Oct. 27. She is the daughter of Ben and Regina Cox of Campbellsville.</p> <p> &bull;&nbsp;Taylor County Middle School&rsquo;s seventh-grade girls&rsquo; basketball team finished with a 14-5 record and the runner-up spot in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference Tournament. The team is coached by DeAusha Atkinson and Mike Pollock.</p> Early Days November 9, 2017 https://www.cknj.com/content/early-days-november-9-2017 <p> <strong>10 Years Ago &mdash; 2007</strong></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>&bull; </strong>At an awards ceremony on Friday, The Kentucky Association of Manufactures announced that Cox Interior had been names the Manufacture of the Year for Large Businesses.</p> <p> &bull; Pvt. Amanda Beard recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Paris Island, S.C. She is a 2006 graduate of Taylor County High School, and is the daughter of Scott and Gayle Beard.</p>