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50 YEARS AGO
Oct. 20, 1960
Miss Jeanette Disponett fell at the Census Bureau in Jeffersonville, Ind. where she was employed and broke both kneecaps. She was a patient at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington.
Rual Hays was re-elected State Director of the Anderson Dairy Association from the Central Kentucky District.
Marjorie Charlene Hanks, 7, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allen B. Hanks, was to model for a Lexington store in a program to appear on WLEX-TV.
Marriage licenses issued included Winston Drury, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Drury, and Geraldine Stratton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Obed Stratton.
Lois Shouse reported in the Wardsville community column that Mr. and Mrs. Charles Scrogham, Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Hellard, Lois and Jean Shouse spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Scrogham.
William Edward Sparrow, 93, retired farmer, believed to be the oldest man in Anderson County, died of a heart attack at the home of his son Clarence Sparrow.
Mrs. Lillie A. Dennis, 79, of McKinney, died at a Stanford hospital after a short illness. She was a sister to Mrs. Tom Frank Sea of Sinai.
Mrs. Luella Jackson, 81, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles Thurman, after a long illness.
Mrs. Fannie Short Dawson, 85, widow of Allen Dawson, died at the Fowler Nursing Home in Harrodsburg.
Charles Elmer Thompson, 62, retired pipe fitter, former resident of Lawrenceburg, died at his home In Sellersburg, Ind.
40 YEARS AGO
Oct. 22, 1970
Joy Thompson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hollie Thompson, and a senior at Anderson County High School, was crowned Homecoming Queen. Hollie Warford Jr., a former president of the booster club, crowned her. Jim Ross, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Ross, was the crown bearer and Lydia Hatfield, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hatfield, was flower girl.
Martin Scott Dadisman, third grade student at the Lawrenceburg Elementary School, was grand champion winner in the poster contest sponsored by the Business and Professional Women’s Club during their observance of Business Women’s Week. County champions were: Grade 1 — Melissa Allen, Lawrenceburg Elementary School; Grade 2 — Second grade group at Sand Spring School; Grade 3 — Martin Scott Dadisman; Grade 4 — Eric Hagg, Alton School; Grade 5 — Benita West, Alton; Grade 6 — Mark Shelburne,
Various school champions were:
Alton — Grade 1, Louise Hawkins; grade 2, Dennis Whitaker; grade 4, Eric Hagg; grade 5, Benita West; grade 6, Ricky Doss.
Glensboro — Grade 1, Sherry Flynn; grade 3, Denise Flynn; grade 4, Glenda Carlton; grade 5, Wanda Thurman; grade 6, Jimmie Kane.
Lawrenceburg Elementary — Grade 1, Melissa Allen; grade 2, Tara Lee Wells; Grade 3, Martin Scott Dadisman.
Sand Spring — Grade 1, Kevin Smith, grade 2, second grade group; grade3, Timmy Ruble; grade 4, Jennifer Thompson; grade 5, Gregory Derringer; grade 6, mark Shelburne.
There were 180 posters submitted.
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Thompson announced the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kaye, to Larry Etherington, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Etherington.
Officers for the 1970 Western Hot Rodders sixth grade 4-H club were elected. They were: Kevin Satterly, president; Betty Burns, vice president; Lisa royalty, secretary-treasurer; Kathy Hahn, recreation leader; Kelvin Dennis, reporter; and Lynn Royalty, recreation leader.
Anne Cole Perry, 8, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Perry, was a patient at the Children’s Hospital in Louisville for tests and observations.
Prentice Martin, county tax commissioner for 33 years, resigned due to ill health.
J.B. Stratton, 63, son of the late J.B. and Valerie Hanks Stratton, died after a short illness.
Raymond L. Stratton, 78, retired farmer and member of Grapevine Christian Church, died Oct. 10.
Maurice Elwood Stratton, 48, a farmer of the Kirkwood Pike in the Bondville section of Mercer county, died following a heart attack.
Lisa Mechelle Barnett, 7-week-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Barnett, died at the University of Kentucky hospital.
James Gilbert ‘Doc’ Tyra, 57, native of Anderson County, farmer and carpenter, died Oct.18.
Mrs. Julia B. Smith, 87, resident of Lincoln Street, died.
Bennie Rearden, 30, Frankfort, died after an illness of two years.
Mary Wilson Cassell, registrar of Sayre School, died at Good Samarian Hospital after a brief illness.
30 YEARS AGO
Oct. 16, 1980
Ralph and Jean Jeffries were carrying on a family tradition of making sorghum molasses.
Dian Edwards was pictured changing the oil in her car and enjoying the weather on Sunday. Since she used the car to commute to nursing school every day, she decided to learn how to make minor repairs to keep the machine rolling through the winter.
Sarah Van Dyke Cunningham, 70, widow of Wyatt Cunningham, died at Woodford Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Willie Mae Drury Satterly, 84, daughter of the late Jim and Almeade Wells Drury, died Oct. 13.
Roswell “Mike” Adams, 80, formerly of Lawrenceburg, retired farmer, died in a Georgia hospital.
Rose Utterback Bond, 98, McBrayer Road, died following a heart attack.
Larry Watkins, 71, former resident of Anderson County, a retired coal miner and state employee, died at his home in Franklin County.
15 YEARS AGO
Oct. 18, 1995
Justin Buntain and Opal Sea were crowned king and queen during Western Anderson Elementary’s fall festival. They are the children of Cathy and James Buntain and Lawrence and Gretta Sea.
Samantha Witten, daughter of Kevin and Tabitha Witten, and Christopher Durr, son of Rodney and Carla Durr, were crowned princess and prince.
Marine Pfc. Richard T. Jordon, son of Army Reserve Command Sgt. Maj. and Mrs. Richard w. Jordon of Graefenburg Road, completed his basic training at Parris Island, S.C.
Andrew Tyler Woodrow and Ian Dalzell tied for first place at the Burgoo Festival Look Alike Contest. Woodrow was dressed as Spanky of Our Gang and Dalzell was dressed as Alfalfa. Woodrow is son of Marsh and Anessa Woodrow and grandson of Betty Peak and Clarence and Jody Woodrow. Dalzell is a son of tom and Corrine Dalzell and grandson of Larry and Ellie Dalzell and Harvey and Laura Nakamoto of California. There was a third participant who dressed as Opie Taylor.
Anthony Lee ‘Ben’ Webb died of injuries sustained in an auto accident.
Emma Bell Hawkins Houchin, 87, widow of Warren Houchin, died Oct. 13 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles ‘Jean’ Cornish.
Jamie Huffman, 54, Charlestown, Ind., 1959 graduate of Anderson County High School, died Oct. 14 at his home.
Dora Belle Cummins Moore, 85, Cincinnati, native of Anderson County, died Oct 11.
Ardella Sparrow Durr Thompson, 82, native of Anderson County, died Oct. 15.