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Way We Were: Missing heifer found in sunken ground

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50 YEARS AGO
Oct. 4, 1962
Installation of new officers of the Broken Arrow Archery Club was held at a dinner meeting at Mrs. Allen’s Tea Room. Winners of the recent championship shoot were also announced.
Shoot winners were: free style — Bill Sayre, Mrs. Bill Sayre; instinctive — women’s division, Mrs. Wilda Bond; men’s division, Jesse Duncan; junior boys — Larry Sayre; cubs — Kathy Sayre.
Jesse Duncan was installed as president; James Carter, vice president; Mrs. Wilda Bond, secretary-treasurer; Micky Bond and Price Cummins, board officers; Bill Sayre, state board director.

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A 700-pound heifer reported missing on the Clay Camic farm near Avenstoke last Friday was found this week.
According to Camic, the heifer was found on the farm in an area that had sunk about 4 feet into the ground. It took about five hours to remove the cow.
Camic said he had recently mowed the meadow and at the time did not notice the ground was soft.

A 3-pound bag of Eight O’clock Coffee was $1.39 at A&P Supermarket. A 25-pound bag of potatoes was 69 cents.

Allen B. Hanks, PTA president, appointed committees at the Sand Spring PTA meeting.
Committees were:
Hospitality — Mrs. Kisle Monroe, Mrs. Nolan Perkins and Mrs. Harold Robinson.
Activity — Mrs. Hanley Short, Mrs. William Hunt, Mrs. Melburn Hanks, Mrs. Thomas Sims, Mrs. Lloyd Duncan, Mrs. Ellis Collins, Mrs. J.T. Hanks, Mrs. Leon Gibson, Mrs. Forest Sea and Mrs. Dudley Short.
Music — Mrs. Thomas Simpson and Mrs. John Ware.
Safety — Mrs. Kisle Monroe, Mrs. Hubert Sparrow and Mrs. George Aldridge.
Program — Mrs. Lindsey Williams.
Publicity — Mrs. Ellis Collins.
Membership — Mrs. William Hunt, Mrs. J.T. Hanks and Mrs. Thomas Kays.
Devotional — Robert M. Thompson and John Ware.
School service — Lois York, Bill Hunt, John Ware, Dudley Short, Thomas Sims, Ellis Collins, Mrs. Melburn Hanks, Mrs. Julian Birdwhistell and Jim Thompson.
Room count — Mrs. R. L. Davenport, Mrs. W.O. Drury and Mrs. Lois York.

Deaths
Mrs. Ruth Gillis, 52, died at Central Baptist Hospital after being ill for a year. She was a daughter of the late John E. and Susan Hughes Brown and wife of Willard Gillis, principal of Rutherford School. She had taught in the Anderson County school system 25 years.
Goebel Wooldridge, 62, Franklin County, a native of Anderson County, was survived by four sons, Kenneth, Tyler, William and Paul. He was an employee of the Genesco Shoe Company.
Henry Carl Roberts, 51, former city and state employee, died after a brief illness. He had been an employee of Earl’s Service Station. For a number of years he had been superintendent of the Lawrenceburg Water Works and Fire Chief for Lawrenceburg, and then went with the State Highway Department where he was employed for a number of years.

30 YEARS AGO
Sept. 30, 1982
Poster contest winners at Saffell Elementary Fall Festival were pictured. Winners were: Jason Black, Timmy Peach, Chad Wells, Jason Wells, Burke Chenoweth, Heather Scott, Chris Glass, Jennifer Reeves and Joey Puckett.

Kim Pinkston, daughter of J.R. and Mabel Pinkston was selected as the ‘Student of the Month’ at Western-Anderson High School.
Pinkston was the secretary of the advanced band and second chair clarinet player. High school activities included F.H.A, Beta club, and booster club. Her hobbies were: horseback riding, playing the piano, camping and youth activities at her church.

Helen K. Shryock was named director of the home economics unit, Bureau of Vocational Education, Kentucky Department of Education in Frankfort.

Kathy Perry, 20, was a member of the 1982-83 University of Kentucky Tour Guide Corps. The alpha Gamma Delta sorority member was a junior communications major. She is a daughter of John and Wanda Perry.

Deaths
Edward Hawkins, 69, a native of Anderson County, was a retired truck driver and survived by two brothers and seven sisters.
Algene Wash Calhoun, 57, Maryland, was a daughter of Frankie Wash of Route 4 and the late Ben Wash. She was employed as a secretary for U.S. Civil Defense and was retired after 34 years of service.
Holly S. Moore, 76, Cincinnati, was a son of the late Willie and Mary Leonard Moore of Washington County. He was a former resident of Lawrenceburg and retired after 21 years with the Middle State Motor Freight Company.

15 YEARS AGO
Oct. 1, 1997
Candidates for ACHS Homecoming Queen were Jessica Owens and Shannon Sutherland, freshmen; Sissy Washington and Katie Gritton, sophomores; Regina Sears and Bobbi Lynn Holt, juniors; and Ginette Newton and Amanda White, seniors.

Carol Fryman was promoted to manager of human resources projects and planning at Toyota Motor Manufacturing.

Mrs. Ida Mae Hammond was honored for being 100 years young. She was the oldest member of Sand Spring Baptist Church and was thought to be the only person there that had ever reached 100 years of age.

Selbert Brewer was pictured with a bumper crop of paw-paws in his back yard.
Brewer’s late wife, Mary, loved paw-paws and is the one that planted the trees. They weren’t too big but always produced the fruit in bountiful numbers.

Deaths
Howard E. Doneghy, 81, of Harrodsburg, was a self-employed carpenter, farmer and former employee of Hall Mack.
William Bernard Murphy, 80, of Knottsville, was retired from Green River Steel after 30 years of service, longtime member of the Knottsville Fire Department and father of Miles F. Murphy of Lawrenceburg. His family was voted Family of the Year in 1997 by the Knights of Columbus.
William Russell Yaste, 87, of Willisburg, was a retired farmer and husband of Amy Coulter Yaste.
Charlotte Jean Stevens Wilson, 36, Hammonds Creek Road, died of injuries received in an auto accident. She was the wife of James ‘Spider’ Wilson and a former beautician with Five & Dime Hair Center in Frankfort and Fantastic Sam’s.