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50 YEARS AGO
March 14, 1963
About $270 in cash, eight cartons of cigarettes and a roll of bologna were taken from the City Cab Company located on College Street, when the grocery and cab company was broken into sometime over the weekend, according to owner Gib Shouse.
There was another $180 taken from the Greyhound Bus Company when the perpetrators pried open a money box.
Detective Don Powers, Police Chief William Kirby and Officers James Smith and Jimmy Hawkins investigated the incident.
Carol and Cathy Hanks, 5-year-old twins of Mr. and Mrs. Truett Hanks, under went tonsillectomies at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
A 6-ounce jar of Chase and Sanborn Instant Coffee was 82 cents at A&P Supermarket.
A building permit was issued to Don Nowlin for a new construction of a bathroom at an estimated cost of $500; and to Virgil Cornish for a new dwelling on the west side of Johnson Street at an estimated cost of $8,500.
A permit was issued to Robert Kephart for the application of siding and a roof at an estimated cost of $1,200.
Christy Ann Stratton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stratton, was to appear in an Easter Parade of Fashions over television channel 27.
Juanita Sutherland of Gee was one of 75 students at Georgetown College named to the “A” honor roll for the first semester.
The Kentucky River continued to rise and would possibly crest at the end of the week. Current readings at Lock 5 were 35.2 on the lower gauge and 24.2 feet on the upper gauge, according to Lock man Holman Freeman. Flood stage at Lock 5 was 31 feet, he said.
I.G. Lain, 80, Franklin, Ohio, died Jan. 30. He was a retired farmer and real estate broker. His stepsons, Harold and Douglas Cunningham, lived in Anderson County and Salvisa, respectively, and stepdaughter, Stella Cunningham, lived in the Frankfort.
Anliza Brown Adams, 81, widow of Richard O. Adams, died at Central Baptist hospital in Lexington. She had suffered a hip fracture about a month earlier. She was survived by a son, Curtis Adams, and three granddaughters.
Lydia E. Ashby Thomas, 70, resident of Bloomfield, died in Elizabethtown. Her husband, D.J. Thomas; five sons, Homer, Charles, Ray, Roy and Darwin Thomas; and two daughters, Mrs. James Nethery and Mrs. Forest Holt, survived her.
William Nathan Young Sr., 65, died at his home at Carlisle. He was a retired rural mail carrier and veteran of World War I. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Louise Potts Young; two sons, W. Nathan Young Jr., and Henry Potts Young; and a daughter, Mrs. Paul Ockerman.
30 YEARS AGO
March 17, 1983
Winners in the 4-H talk meet and their age division were: Stephanie Gritton, 9; Kyle Young, 10; Shae McEwen, 11; Angie Cornish, 12; Tammy Hahn, 13, Billy Blackburn, 14; Carla Hatton, 15; Janet Litkenhus, 16-19 age division.
Enjoying a day of quilting at the Senior Citizens building were Verlie Drury, Kallie Cornish, Lula Buntain, Helen Harris, Minnie Jamerson, Ethel Herndon, Ella Mae Gilpin, Irene Brown and Thelma Brown.
Top math students at Anderson High School participated in a contest sponsored by the Woodford County High School Math Club. They placed third in the contest. Participants were: Beth Steelman, Tracy Donnell, Ann Fallis, Donna Perry, Robbie Smith, Reid Sutton, Diane Sims, Tarasa Gabhart, Johnny Gabhart, Bill Gentry, Jerry Thrasher, Marcia Hendry, Dale Ellis, Earl Shryock, David Termont and Joe Adams. Mrs. Beverly Stivers sponsored them.
Jeff Maupin was included in the largest graduating class in the history of the Kentucky School for the Deaf.
Barry “Grizzly” Brandenburg wins a national honor for his work with local scouts. He was nominated by the Blue Grass Council.
Brandenburg, who was tagged with the nickname “Grizzly” because of his strong resemblance to TV star Grizzly Adams, received the Silver Beaver Award for Distinguished Service to Youth.
Wanda Sue Wilson, 4-month-old daughter of Roger and Donna Jean Brothers Wilson, died March 9. Additional survivors include two brothers, Roger Gene and Billy Gene Wilson and a sister, Margaret Ann Wilson.
Lillie Haydon Burke, 97, died March 9 in a Shelbyville nursing home. An Anderson native, she was survived by a daughter, Mrs. Anna Perry, and two sons, Ralph G. Tinsley and John Albert Burke.
Raymond Rice died March 7 in California. An Anderson native, he was retired from the postal service. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. George Pleasant of Lawrenceburg.
Eva Myrtle Houchin Chapman, 94, died after a long illness. An Anderson native, she was a daughter of the late M.J. and Emma Routt Houchin. She was a retired seamstress. Survivors include three daughters, Floradell Cunningham, Elberta West, and Lena Hostetter; and a son, Gillman Chapman.
Mabel Marie Case Lancaster, 82, died in Florida. A native of Anderson County, she was a lifetime member of the Hamilton Chapter No. 293. She was the widow of Gee Lancaster. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Parker and a sister, Mrs. Stella Cooper.
15 YEARS AGO
March 18, 1998
The Shely family’s “Breakfast Club” was featured. The children of the late Gippie Shouse and Floyd W. Shely had met every week for four years at Hardee’s either in Lawrenceburg or Shelbyville to have breakfast together.
Seven of the siblings — four boys and three girls — would catch up on the goings on with their brothers and sisters from the week before. The siblings are Floyd, Donald, Harry Shely; and Nannie Mae Stout, Bonnie Casey, Thelma McGuire and Mary Helen Welsh. Another brother, Raymond, was in Florida.
The weekly meal began simply enough when Nannie Mae went to Thelma’s home for breakfast. “We started adding a brother here and a sister there until we decided to all get together on a regular basis,” Nannie Mae said.
“We do a lot of eating,” Thelma added.
E. Mansen Hoskins, 87, died at St. Joseph Hospital. An Anderson native, he was a retired supervisor with the Kentucky Department of Corrections, Probation and Parole Division. He was a 50-year member of the Beaver Creek Masonic Lodge #335 and served with the U.s. Coast Guard during World War II. Survivors included his wife of 63 years, Rut Burgin Hoskins, and two daughters, Saundra Gay and Mary Ann Young and three grandchildren.