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Way We Were: Free fruitcake with tire purchase at Twin Oaks

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50 YEARS AGO
Nov. 22, 1962
James B. Young was appointed jailer of Anderson County by County Judge W.S. Johnson to fill the vacancy left by the death of Charles W. Young on Nov. 15.
The new jailer, son of the late Mr. Young, held a position with IBM in Lexington. During his father’s illness, he and his family moved to the jailer’s residence to assist in the operation of the jail and care of the courthouse.
Billy Young, also a son of the deceased jailer, assisted his brother in the work in order that the new jailer could continue with his work in Lexington. The appointment was to run until the next election in November 1963.

You could get a free fruitcake with the purchase of one pair of snow retreads at Twin Oaks Service Station or Tire Shop.

Acting Lawrenceburg Police Chief William Kirby attended the F.B.I. training school held at Shelbyville.
All types of police investigation were discussed.

Classifieds
For sale — Farm of 135 acres located between Fairview and Tatum Springs. Has a 4-room house, combination stock and tobacco barn. 1 acre tobacco base. $8,000.

A building permit was issued to P.D. Boone and Eleanor Collins for the construction of two double garages at property located on the west side of North Main Street. The estimated cost was $800.
Huddleston-Sparrow funeral directors were granted a permit for the construction of a chapel and remodeling of the porch at the funeral home at an estimated cost of $15,000.

Deaths
Anderson County Jailer Charles W. Young, 67, died Thursday night at a Frankfort Hospital after an illness of several months. He was an employee of the Southern Railroad Company prior to becoming jailer of Anderson County, a post he had held for 20 years. He also served as trustee at the McGinnis School for a number of years.
Jasper Ernest Martin, 81, son of W.T. and Miranda Hedger Martin, died in a Lexington nursing home. He was a retired farmer and painter and for a number of years was an employee of the Standard Oil Company here.
Ezra B. Boggess, 67, died at the Danville Hospital. He had been retired for a while after working here for several years.
Mrs. Iva Eastburn Moore, 85, widow of A. H. Moore, died at her home in Sinai. Survivors included her children, Mrs. George Corley and Mrs. T. E. Cranfill, Clyde and Noah Moore.
Samuel W. Armstrong, 71, died at the Burnham City hospital in Illinois. His wife, Iris Hammond of Alton Station, died in 1958.
Charles Robert Heffington, 74, died at his home. He had made his home in Lawrenceburg after he retired from the Ford Motor Company in Detroit and had lived here nine years.

30 YEARS AGO
Nov. 18, 1982
The Alton Bypass officially opened. On hand for the ceremony were Jim Marquardt, president of the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce, Lawrenceburg Mayor Kenneth Hoskins, and County Judge-Executive Jim Catlett.

New Beta Club officers at Anderson Middle School were: Millie Perry, vice president; Jill Carlton, president; Mark Adams, treasurer; and Ricky Boggs, secretary.

Anderson County High Co-Ed-Y Club members were on their way to the Kentucky United Nations Assembly.
They were: Marcia Hendry, Bradley Roberts, Tracey Briscoe, Chad Carlton, Jennifer Weatherford, Robin Meade, David Richard, Jennifer Fulkerson, Sharon Roark, Rachel Dockal, Will Hatfield, Dana Adams, Shelly Black, Brian Ritchie, John Giles, Scotty Perry and Darren Phillips.

Anderson County’s World War I veterans were honored on Veterans Day at the Anderson County Senior Citizen Center.
Those honored were N. P. Greene, John W. Russell, W.C. Baker, Byrd Stratton, Claude Perry, Ezra Sparrow and Charles Morris.

Angie Boblitt was crowned 1982 Homecoming Queen at Western Anderson.

Anne Kennedy Bond was selected as a state finalist in the Kentucky National Miss Beauty Pageant.
She is an August 1982 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a B.S. degree in fashion merchandising and a minor in journalism.
Bond, 22, is assistant manager at Sportswear Mart in Frankfort and a daughter of William T. and Judy Bond.

Obed Earl Drury, 17, was pictured with the 16-point buck he brought down during gun season. He is a son of Winston and Geraldine Drury.

Deaths
Elizabeth Satterwhite Kennerly, 74, died while operating her car on Woodford Street. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church where she served as church organist for 17 years.
Wallace Butler (Pee Wee) Bixler Sr., 71, former resident of Anderson County, died at the Frankfort hospital.
He was a retired state employee with 18 years of service and worked for Judge Henry Meigs of Frankfort for 14 years.
Debra Lynn Tackett Hendren, 20, died Nov. 7 as the result of injuries sustained in an auto accident.
Survivors included her husband, Teddy Hendren and her parents, Orville and Ruby Tackett.
15 YEARS AGO
Nov. 19, 1997
Ginger Shely, daughter of Jerry and Regina Shely, traveled to Canada with Campbellsville University’s fine arts division. The group attended a Shakespeare Festival where they saw live performances of “Equus,” “Romeo and Juliet,” and “Camelot.”

Adriel Harrod, employee with the Kentucky Division of Child Support Enforcement, was honored as Field Services West Employee of the Year.
His co-workers nominated him for the award.

Garvis and Rosa Lee Hutton were getting ready to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Nashville.

Armenda Michelle Blake, daughter of Ed and Sendia Blake, was voted homecoming queen at Lindsey Wilson College.
The 1994 Anderson High graduate said, “I’m honored that the students would select me for this award. It’s been a great four years here, and this is a wonderful way to cap it all off.”
Blake was a communications/journalism senior at the liberal arts college.

Deaths
Linda Carmen Boggs Benningfield, 34, died at her residence. She was a staff assistant at the Lowell Boggs Insurance Agency and wife of Johnny Benningfield.
Leonard Cleveland Lane, 94, former resident of Lawrenceburg, died in Florida. He was retired after 40 years as a real estate broker and the husband of Gladys Driskell Lane.
Roy Gordon Scott, 74, died in a Lexington hospital. He was the plant manager of Cudahy Foods Company. Survivors included his wife, Annelle Scott, a son, Gordon Scott, and a daughter, Patricia Mayes.
Sarah Kathryn Green Van Meter, 85, died at a Shelbyville nursing home. She had five brothers, Kirtley, Harry Watts, Todd, Doug, and Mike Green; and a sister, Patsy Brown.