10 Years Ago

December 2012

• Good Hope Baptist Church recently honored two couples who reached their 70th wedding anniversaries. Mr. and Mrs. James Netherland were married Nov. 14, 1942, and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Blevins were married Nov. 17, 1942.

• Rebecca and Michael Davis of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Keegan Michael, at 4:24 p.m. Dec. 12, at Taylor Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.

• Campbellsville Middle School’s sixthgrade academic team competed in a showcase at Metcalfe County School and won 10 medals, a second-place finish in quick recall and won second place overall.

20 Years Ago

December 2002

• William A. and Barbara Hughes Henderson of Campbellsville celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Dec. 15.

• Marine Corps Pvt. Joshua Washington recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, South Carolina.

• Campbellsville Middle School students worked again this year in cooperation with Campbellsville/Taylor County fire and rescue departments to provide toys for local children.

• Taylor County Republican Women’s Club donated $50 to the fire department’s Christmas toy drive.

• Campbellsville High School’s Lady Eagles took to the road and chalked up their first victory of the 2002-2003 season with a 50-43 triumph at John Hardin on Monday night.

30 Years Ago

December 1992

• Shaune Harmon, a senior at Campbellsville High School, has received a good citizen award from the David Allen Chapter NSDAR. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Harmon.

• Anthony Dugger celebrated his fifth birthday on Dec. 10 ith friends at Kiddieland Day Care.

• Dillion Blane Mays celebrated his second birthday with a Bugs Bunny party at his home. He is the son of Darrell and Sheena Mays.

40 Years Ago

December 1982

• Smoke damaged the home of William D. Ford, 206 West Lake Drive. The fire was contained to one of the bedrooms but smoke damage was prevalent throughout the house. According to a fire department spokesman, the fire may have started by a child with matches.

• A Campbellsville man was among those recently admitted to the practice of law in Kentucky. David Scott Furkin was sworn in as an attorney in ceremonies conducted by the Kentucky Supreme Court in Frankfort on Oct. 25, 1982.

• Mr. and Mrs. Vontress Jones returned home Sunday after a visit with his brother, David Jones and family.

50 Years Ago

December 1972

• John Wagster, Campbellsville’s most prominent football player in history, was named to two postseason honors in Tennessee.

• Taylor County Fiscal Court, at its regular meeting Tuesday night, Dec. 6, voted for replacement of the commodity distribution food program with the Federal Food Stamp Program effective July 1, 1973.

• Mr. and Mrs. Estile Burress will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Dec. 17, at the home of their granddaughter, Mrs. Dwain Farmer, on Speck Ridge Road in Elkhorn.

60 Years Ago

December 1962

• Campbellsville, Taylor County and most of the rest of Kentucky recorded the coldest weather on record since 1951 early Wednesday morning when the thermometer dropped down to a frigid 8 degrees below zero.

• Clem Marshall McGlockin, 708 N. Central Ave. in Campbellsville, has been appointed a member of the local board No. 19 by the President of the United States to succeed Mr. Carl J. Hall who resigned.

70 Years Ago

December 1952

• Christmas shopping began with a rush and has gained momentum this week. Campbellsville stores have complete gift lines on display.

• Mr. and Mrs. Harold Smith of Campbellsville are the parents of a son born Dec. 8.

• Paul McCubbin of Route 5 in Campbellsville had been named to succeed J. Carl McCubbin who recently resigned from the Taylor County Draft Board. Mr. McCubbin is a farmer.

80 Years Ago

December 1942

• Mr. and Mrs. R.S. Bailey received a cable Nov. 25 from Lt. James Bailey that he is safe and well. Lt. Bailey, formerly a Louisville dentist, was stationed on the transport that was sunk in operations off North Africa.

• Pvt. Charles R. Hoskins has been transferred from Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indiana to Clarksburg, West Virginia.

• Mr. and Mrs. L.B. Cox spent the weekend in Louisville.

• Mr. and Mrs. Chas Willock returned to Somerset after a visit here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Willock.

90 Years Ago

December 1932

• Miss Floy Murrah and Mr. Woodruff C. Mitchell, both of this county, were united in marriage on Nov. 23, in this city by the Rev. Alfred Erickson at the parsonage.

• Mrs. Zib Smith returned home on Wednesday from several days visiting her mother, Mrs. H.M. Hurt, near Burkesville.

100 Years Ago

December 1922

• Miss Leona Williams and Mrs. Albert T. Clark of the Pike’s Ridge Community were united in marriage.

• Mrs. William M. Jackson and Miss Alice Turner were the guests of friends in Louisville this week.

• Lt. R.F. Risen, who has been in Uncle Sam’s service for more that five years with headquarters in Gatunn, Canal Zone, is here visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L.F. Risen.

110 Years Ago

December 1912

• J.W. Kerr returned this week from a business trip through Casey County in the interest of his insurance business.

}• Bruno Merkley, who has been conducting a pool room in this city, has moved to Russell Springs where he opened a modern three-table pool room and has reported doing a nice business.