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Becky Raymond is Lawrenceburg Fair Queen

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50 YEARS AGO

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Thursday, June 25, 1964

Cow killed by lightning

Lightning killed two Holstein cows on the farm of Donald Drury three miles southwest of Lawrenceburg on Highway 62.

The cows were valued at $600, partially covered by insurance. Drury said the cows were standing near an old grapevine when the lightning struck, killing two cows instantly.

Another cow apparent was knocked down but was unhurt.

Price check

Mild and mellow Eight O’Clock coffee was on sale — $1.89 for a three-pound bag. Sweet Texas honeydew melons were 59 cents each. A quart bottle of Downy was 87 cents and a 12-ounce box of Ritz crackers was 35 cents.

Dairy princess

Sue Cole was crowned the 1984 Dairy Princess for Anderson County at the annual Dairy Pasture Tour.

ROTC camp

Gary Linwood Stinnett, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Elbert Stinnett of Sinai, was among 58 Eastern Kentucky State College junior and senior Reserve Officers Training Corps cadets attending summer camp.

Cadets were to undergo six weeks of intensive military training.

Tent taken

A tent belonging to Logan Gerow was stolen from the Gerow home on South Main.

Mrs. Lewis Gerow said the tent was new and valued at $16.

The theft was reported to Sheriff John E. Birdwhistell.

Obituaries

•Terry Devine, 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Devine Jr., drowned while on a family outing on the Kentucky River.

•Wade H. Wells, 73, retired farmer, died at his home at Bohon after a long illness.

An Anderson native, he was survived by two daughters and a son.

•James Tyler Davis, Jr., died suddenly in New York City June 14.

He was in commercial advertising and lived in New York. His father, the late James Tyler Davis, was pastor of the Lawrenceburg Presbyterian Church for several years.

30 YEARS AGO

Thursday, June 28, 1984

Fair queen

Becky Raymond was named 1983 Miss Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show.

Kim Fallis was first-runner-u-, Angela Woolums, second runner-up and Jennifer Russell, third runner-up.

Miss Congeniality was Wendy Bruce. Carolyn Sue Thompson, daughter of Kelly and Glenda Thompson was flower girl and Wesley Tucker, son of Charles and Amy Tucker was crown bearer.

Dairy princesses

Lyn Searcy received a crown as one of the 1984 Dairy Princess contestant from the 1958 Anderson County Dairy Princess Lualice Hardin Dockal at the Dairy festival.

Dockal was the first dairy princess in Anderson County. Searcy is the daughter of Donnie and Sandra Peggs.

Dockal crowned Stephanie Gritton, daughter of Stewart and Pat Gritton, the 1984 princess.

Kindergarten grads

Kindergarten graduates in Connie Baker’s classes at Emma B. Ward Elementary included Adam Andrew, Jeremy Assell, David Baker, Clif Bass, Bobbie Best, Alicia Boblett, Shane Camic, Kelly Carter, Amy Dennis, Jamey Earnest, Charity Haeberlin and Gary Hale.

Also, Tina Harvey, Cretia Hazelwood, Stacy Headen, Tony McCann, Doug Martin, Kenneth Miller, Jessica Monroe, Janna Muccio, Missy Newton, Heather Pickard, Matthew Rogers, Jeremy Schell, Chris Smith and JulieSpencer.

Also, Paul Stapp Mike Darter, Derrick Cornish, Jim Bob Crawford, Travis Curtsinger, Eddie Doss, Kenneth Drake, Barry Lynn Drury, Charlie Estes, Brian Glass, April Jenkins and Melissa Kane.

Also, Gabe McFarland, Erica Morris, Amy Murphy, Holly Murphy, Christy Overstreet, Amy Perry, Stacey Rice, Loretta Riley, Josh Sea, Nancye Seeberger, Lindsay Smith, Bo Taylor, Aaron Wainscott, Hanna Walker, Jason Wallace, Sean Wells, and Shana MacLaren.

Kaye Peak was the class assistant.

Obituaries

•Herbert Hugh Gillis, 87, died June 15 at an Ohio medical facility. He was the brother of Dessie Long of Lawrenceburg and Rebecca Springate of Harrodsburg and half brother to Geneva Sparrow and Ethus Snider of Bloomfiled and MRs. Aden Leathers of Florida.

•Mamie Gibson Carter, 84, widow of Chester Carter, die at her home after along illness. Survivors included six sons, Ollie, Roy, Garnett, Walter, Harold, and William and four daughters, Lelia, Francis, Edna and Shirley.

•Silas Vance, 61, coal miner, died at a Louisville hospital. Survivors included a son, Silas Ray Vance and three daughters Peggy Cammack, Anna Cammack and Billie Corbin.

15 YEARS AGO

Wednesday, June 23, 1999

Crimson Crew Member

Freshman Julia Wise was named Crimson Crew Member of the Year. The Crimson Crew member of the Year recognizes a member for dedication and enthusiasm in helping with the Transylvania recruitment effort.

Wise is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Wise.

Fair royalty

Monica Johnson, daughter of Sam and Cheri Johnson was crowned Miss Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show.

Brittany Michelle Sullivan was the winner of the Miss Teen contest at the Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show. Natalie Jane Morgan was the first runner-up. Amelia Cherry was third runner-up and Miss Congeniality. Casey Adale Robinson was second runner up.

Mollie Kate Burkhead won first place in the 3-year-old girls contest. She was escorted by her brother, Aaron Allen Burkhead.

Graduates

Donna Crain Drury graduated from Midway College magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in organizational management.

Obituaries

•Richard L. Allen Jr., 33, of Radcliff and Dr. John Eugene Goddard, 33, of Memphis were killed in a two-vehicle accident on the Bluegrass Parkway. It is believed that Allen either impacted some large plastic bags of peat moss-type landcape material in the road or swerved to avoid them. This caused the vehicle to cross the westbound lanes where his vehicle collided with the Goddard vehicle. Goddard was enroute to a family reunion in Harrodsburg.

•Marjorie Jeffires Carlton, 88, widow of John Willie Carlton, died at the home of her daughter Jean Spencer. Survivors included a son and two daughters.

•Jerel Wayne Goodlett, 48, died June 16 at the Frankfort hospital from injuies received in an accident in Frankfort. He was a 25-year employee of Allied Signal in Frankfort. He was an avid collector of marbles and arrow heads.

•Brian Lewis Harden, 31, died in Breathitt County as the result of a helicopter accident. He was a paramedic for the Georgetown/Scott County Emergency Medical Service.

•Clayton Howard Pence, 61, died June 16 at the Hospice of the Bluegrass Care Center. He was a former self-employed drywaller. Survivors included a daughter, a granddaughter, four sisters and a brother.

•Jessie Lee Wainscott, 79, a retired employee of Boulevard Distillers, died at his residence. He served in the Army during World War II in the India, Burma and China theatres.