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Way We Were: Chief Kirby rescues child from room

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50 YEARS AGO
May 24, 1962

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Chief of Police William Kirby was called to the home of Mrs. E.B. Cornett Jr. on Bond Street to assist in getting the 2-and-a-1/2-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Drury from the second story of the home where he had locked himself in.
The chief said the child had turned an inside lock to a room adjoining the bathroom and was unable to get out.
While the officer was attempting to get through the window to the child, he tried to get him to open the door, but the boy only cried a little harder, Kirby said. When he finally got into the room, the child ran and jumped in the chief’s arms.

30 YEARS AGO
May 20, 1982

Three people from Anderson County received degrees from Eastern Kentucky University.
Norah C. Willis received a bachelor of business administration degree. She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd E. Willis.
David W. Yeager was awarded a bachelor of science degree from the College of Law Enforcement.
He is a son of Col. and Mrs. Robert Yeager.
Tamara C. Stratton received an associate of science degree from the College of Allied Health and Nursing.
She is a daughter of Betty and Viron Stratton.
Wanda L. Greene received a bachelor of science degree and Katrina Joan Shields received an associate of arts degree from Western Kentucky University.

15 YEARS AGO
May 14, 1997

Shawn Allen Crowe, a 1997 graduate of Anderson County High School, received a $1,000 scholarship from the Shelter Insurance Foundation.

Amanda J. Robinson was named to the Dean’s List at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn.
She was a sophomore majoring in hospitality business.

Sheila Dearinger was elected to the Executive Board of the Kentucky woman’s Missionary Union (WMU).