Way We Were: Moffett in livestock judging contest

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Nov. 30, 1961
Jerry Carlton received the Optimist Club Trophy as the most valuable senior football player. His fellow players chose him.


Edgar Franklin returned home from the Frankfort hospital where he had been a patient for several days. He had suffered a crushed disc of the back and two broken ribs in a fall.

Ann Ripy, senior at Western Kentucky State College, was selected for Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities.
She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Ripy Jr.

Ground was broken for an addition on Alton Baptist Church.
The $27,000 construction project would consist of 13 departmental assemblies, 26 Sunday school rooms, kitchen and dining area, library, office and pastor’s study.

Wilmer “Woody” Gash was welcomed to the staff of Gordon Funeral Home.
Ezra Gibbs, 89, retired farmer and saddle horse breeder; Maggie Hedges Melear, 79; George Byrd, 65; Alice K. Sharp, 86, native of Anderson County; Sylvester McClelland Davenport, 87, Waddy; Bertha Perry Catlett, 80.

Nov. 11, 1971
Jerry Crawford, 7, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Crawford, was to enter St. Jospeh Hospital for a tonsillectomy.
Walter Moffett, member of the Anderson County Teen 4-H Club, was one of five Kentucky 4-H members representing Kentucky at the International LivestockJudging contest held in Chicago, Ill.

Jennifer Durr, 6, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Durr, was recovering from a bicycle fall where she sustained facial injuries.

Nov. 18, 1971
Janet Stevens, a senior at Western High School, was pictured keeping score at a basktball game on Friday night. She had been on the job since she was a freshman. Her only bad expierence thus far had been when she blundered into the boys’ dressing room the previous year.

Lydia Hodson, senior at Henry Clay High School in Lexington, was cited as being one of the outstanding high school students of English in the country.
The National Council of Teachers named her a 1971 national winner in its annual achievement awards competition.

The Western Eagles defeated Williamstown, 98 to 86, in the season opener at Western Friday night.

Ricky Hawkins participated in a Forestry work-study program at the University of Kentucky.
The former Anderson County High student lived with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Hol Catlett in Lawrenceburg.

Nov. 25, 1971
Lydia Ann Hodson, 17, was selected as Fayette County’s Junior Miss. She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl A. Hodson Jr., and was chosen from among 30 contestants from Lexington High Schools.

Sadie Hawkins Dance royalty selected at the Future Homemakers of American sponsored dance at Anderson County High School were Greg Breeding first runner up; Beverly Davenport, queen; Greg Higgins, king; and Brenda Phillips, first runner-up.
Katie Thacker, 90, Anderson County native; Robert E. Satterly, 68, retired barber; William Richard Ripy, 77;  

Nov. 26, 1981
Anderson High varsity cheerleaders for the upcoming basketball season were: Diana Smith, Lisa Crawford, Vickie Sutherland, Dawn Quisenberry, Ann Fallis, Dana Bolton, Valeria Vaught, Sharon Roark, Jennifer Fulkerson, Tamara Bryant, Traci Bryant and Kerry Kuntz.
Junior varsity cheerleaders were: Jennifer Russell, Cindy Deaton, Cherrie Kays, Stephanie Steele, Stacey Brown, Paula Brown and Connie Puckett.

Bob Montgomery was pictured with a four-and-a-fourth pound monster turnip he grew at his home in Salvisa. Bob said they weren’t hollow inside and were sweet as sugar.

Ten employees at the local Kraft Foods plant were honored for a total of 205 years of service. Those with 25 years each were: Chesley D. Thurman, Norman T. Siers, Jimmy J. Kukal, Harry Stratton, James R. Shouse, and Paul S. Burgin. James R. Sparrow, Carolyn C. Catlett and William R. Gentry each had 15 years of service and Donald J. Divine had 10.

William Hollan Hardin, 73, employee of Robinson-Gorham Texaco Station for many years; R.C. Crouch Sr., 70, retired farmer; Charlie Corn, 65, retired farmer; William Charles Morgan, 63, retired employee of J.T.S. Brown Distillery.

Nov. 27, 1996
Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Crabb celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

Katie Gritton, freshman, was the cheerleader of the week. She had been cheerleading for three years.
Her favorite part of cheerleading was the stunts, tumbling and jumps. She is a daughter of Lynn and Lynne Marie Gritton.

Wildcat 4-H Club officers were: B.J. Goins, reporter; Nick Duff, recreation leader; Arlis Rice, secretary; Ryan Phillips, recreation leader; Aril Carbajal, president; and Desiree Scrogham, vice president.

Lucille Sparrow Barnett, 70, former employee of Kentucky Overall; Marvin Bowman Sr., 65, track and bridge repairman for Southern Railway; Margie Lee Peavler Cornish, 76; Lola Pearl Dennis Cox, 91; Luella Inman Grubbs, 79, owner and operator of Bourbon Stockyards Cafeteria; Harold Earl Hindman, 78, branch manager of Kentucky Utilities Company; Joe Bruce Perry, 79, retired farmer; R. Dean Vincent, 80, former owner of Nelson’s Auto Parts Store in Michigan; Hazel Hall Whitehead, 67.