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Way We Were: Gospel group jubliant over win

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50 YEARS AGO
Oct. 10, 1963
Blue ribbon winners and champions at the 4-H District Achievement Day event at the University of Kentucky were Ann Houchin, red on clothing, blue and championship on poultry; Cindy Satterly, blue on room improvement project; Jeanne Chilton, blue on canning; Mike Mountjoy, blue on light horse husbandry project; Mike Sparrow, blue and championship on electric, blue on home yard improvement and Terry Young, blue and championship on dog project; Linda Lou Chilton, champion and blue ribbon winner in frozen foods, and a blue ribbon winner in foods.

The home of Floyd T. Aldridge on Route 2, Green-Wilson Road, was entered sometime Saturday while the family was away from home.
Household furnishings and personal belongs were stolen.
Aldridge, an employee of the Universal Button Company, reported the theft of two rifles, two shotguns, a record player, nine blankets, a lamp, three pillows, a carbide lantern, a small cedar chest, a blue jersey knit dress, a pair of insulated hunting boots, a chrome plated percolator, a white table cloth and a bedspread.

Deaths
Archie C. Seamon, 54, Hazard, manager of the Pet Milk Co. there, died at Good Samaritan Hospital. Survivors included a sister, Mrs. Charles Ash, of Lawrenceburg.
Arch Keeling Moore, 70, died at his home in Louisville. He was a native of Anderson County and a proprietor at a restaurant in Anderson County at one time. Survivors included his wife, Eleanor Hoffman Moore, and a son, Alfred T. Moore.
James Elbert Catlett, 62, Glensboro, died at a Frankfort hospital. He was a farmer and a deacon in the Glensboro Baptist Church. Survivors included his wife, Ellen Tindall Catlett; a son, James G. Catlett, a daughter, Mrs. Joseph H. McKinley; and his stepmother, Lizzie Catlett.
Mrs. W.M. King 84, died at a Shelbyville nursing home. Survivors included her husband, W.M. King and six daughters, Mrs. W.C. Baker, Mrs. George Griffin, Mrs.
Howard Blumer, Mrs. Evans T. Hunt, Mrs. Otto H. Norton and Mrs. Truman Birdwhistell.
Charlie M. Hurst, 87, retired farmer of Mercer County, died at Harrodsburg hospital. Survivors included three daughters, two sons and five stepdaughters including Mrs. Edward Royalty of Lawrenceburg.
James (Jim) Moore, 86, a retired farmer of the Cornishville area, died at a Harrodsburg rest home. Survivors included five sons, V. D. Moore, Cecil Moore, Leroy Moore, Brent and Raymond Moore.

30 YEARS AGO
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1983
Leon Waldridge took first place singing solo at the Lincoln Jamboree Anniversary Talent Contest in Hodgenville.
The Anderson High senior received a $75 check for his winning effort.
He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Waldridge.

Western officers
Officers of the freshman class at Western High School were: Tina Drury, vice president; Tammy Hahn, secretary-treasurer; and Tina Peach, president.
Junior class officers at Western were Bryan Drury, vice president; Paula Jo Drury, secretary; Sherry Satterly, treasurer; and Dale Stinnett, president.
Head of the senor class were Julie Gabhart, president; Jana Gail Monroe, vice president; Terri Jean Cunningham, secretary; and Lisa Gibson, treasurer.
Future Homemaker Club officers at Western were: Sharon Terrell, song leader; Holly Miller, president; Susan Sea, first vice president; Debbie Wakefield, reporter/historian; Tammi Wainscott, secretary/treasurer, Melissa Gabhart, second vice president; and Leslee Maddox, parliamentarian/points chairman.
Tootin’ their own horn are the band officers at Western. They were: Leslee Maddox, president; Angela Simpson, vice president; Kelia Sea, treasurer, Bonita Sutherland, reporter, Becky Taylor, secretary and Missy Yates, reporter.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryon Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. T.J. Wilson, was pictured receiving the Navy’s Good Conduct Award at N.A.S., Cubi Point, Republic of the Philippines. The 1979 Anderson High graduate had been in the Navy since June 1979.
Deaths
Rose Holt Ellis, 79, died as a result of injuries suffered in an auto accident. She was a daughter of the late Isaac Newton and Rachel Baxter Holt. She was the widow of Melwood Ellis. A daughter, Louise Sheruda, survived her.
L.C. Darnell, 54, died Sept. 29 after a short illness. He lived in the Sharpsville area of Washington County where he operated a grocery and was a farmer and trucker.
Thomas “Nick” Robinson, 55, Salvisa, died Sept. 29. He was an Anderson County native and farmer. Survivors included his wife, Dora Le Robinson, a son, Everett Thomas Robinson, and seven daughters, Elaine Durr, Wanda Buntain, Barbara McQueary, Laura Phillips, Rosa Bowman, Susan Turner and Birdie Robinson.
Carl Porter Manly, 73, husband of Mildred Manley, died Sept. 28. He was a retired farmer. Additional survivors included three daughters, Myrtle Perkins, Effie Layes, and Julia Woodrow.
Annie Lee Crask Peak, 97, wife of the late Marion C. Peak, died Sept. 28. Survivors included a daughter, Eudenia Hager, three sons, Selbert Peak, Dr. Elbert Peak and Dr. Luther Peak.
Marshall Williams, 74, Lebanon, died Oct. 2. He was a farmer and WWI veteran. Survivors included his wife, Margaret Williams, a son, Rev. Bob Williams, two daughters, Mrs. David Whitehouse and Lucille Williams.
Margaret Ann Wilhite Blair, 85, died at King’s Daughters Hospital. Survivors include five daughters, Emma Lee Allen, Dimple Corbin, Josie A. Brown, Margaret V. Munford, Gladys P. Hellard, and two sons, James Williams and Harold O. Blair.

15 YEARS AGO
Wed., Oct. 7, 1998
Lawrenceburg based gospel group Jubilation, with members, Ricky Spaulding, Garnie Yeager and Gregg Bryant, came away with three awards at the Ky. Gospel Association.
The were presented with the Group of the Year; Ricky Spaulding won Favorite Lead Award and Garnie Yeager won Favorite Baritone in their division.

Michaela Cummins, daughter of Chris and Gina Cummins, was selected as the winner of Wal-Mart’s Crawl Across America Contest.
She won a $1,000 savings bond and Huggies diapers.

Anderson High School homecoming candidates were: seniors — Toni Leake, daughter of Patrick and Bertha Leake; and Lee Catherine Webb, daughter of David and Dixie Webb; juniors — Katie Gritton, daughter of Lynn and Lynn Marie Gritton, and Sissy Washington, daughter of Preston and Peggy Washington; sophomores — Shannon Sutherland, daughter of Danny and Rita Sutherland, and Katie Clark, daughter of David and Beth Clark; freshmen — Erin Craft, daughter of David and Judy Craft, and Lindsay White, daughter of Charles and Elizabeth White.

Deaths
Hollie ‘Teater’ Baxter, 73, former co-owner of Broadway Market, died Oct. 2. He was also a former employee of Moore’s Chemical and a carpenter. Survivors included his wife of 34 years, Betty Jean Moore Baxter, a son, Larry Baxter, and a daughter, Jeanie Reese, and stepdaughter, Mary Joe Durham.
Lizzie Chesser Burkhead, 81, Willisburg, died Sept. 28. She was a former employee of the Springfield Redrying Company. Survivors included a son, Sterling Burkhead of Lawrenceburg, three daughters, Mildred Lawson, Joyce Phillips and Cathy Case.
Doris Young Kothman, 83, died at the Shelbyville hospital. She was an Iowa native and attended DePauw University in Indiana. Survivors included a daughter, Jane E. Bryant of Lawrenceburg, three sons, Daniel, Thomas and Samuel Kothman.
Mary Mozell Murphy, 80, a retired employee of Ken-Wel Co. of Frankfort with 28 years of service, died Oct. 6. Nieces and nephews survived her.
Edgar “Chunk” Robinson, 68, an Anderson native and farmer, died at the Frankfort hospital. Survivors included his wife, Betty Ann Caldwell Robinson, two sons, Edgar Robinson Jr. and Curtis Robinson, three daughters, Betty Tatum, Charlotte Hillard and Debbie Hillard.