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50 YEARS AGO
Thursday, Jan. 23, 1964
Bank president Frank Routt named officers at Anderson National Bank.
They included Allen Hanks, vice president; Euith Crossfield, cashier; Mrs. Ollie Lyen and Mrs. C.C. Fallis, assistant cashiers, Clark Rowland, teller and bank clerk; Bruce Royalty, note teller and bank clerk; Mary Searcy, Marguerite Renfro, Brenda Sutherland, Connie Buntain and Mary Jane Briscoe, bookkeepers.
Hanks went to work at the bank in 1948, became assistant cashier in 1951, cashier in 1955 and director in 1958. Miss Crossfield, one of 15 women in Kentucky to hold title of cashier, started work at the bank in 1921, became assistant cashier in 1941.
Mrs. Fallis became affiliated with the bank in 1949 and became a teller in 1959.
Gary Gillis, son of Willard Gillis and the late Mrs. Gillis, pledged to Phi Kappa Tao fraternity at Transylvania College in Lexington. He was in the freshman class.
Mrs. Oren Rawlings and Mrs. Richard Case honored their daughters, Sallie Ellen Rawlings and Jennifer Lee Case, on their 6th birthday, Jan. 16, with a party for their kindergarten class.
Refreshments of ice cream and cupcakes were served.
Guests were Charlan Witt, Clara Sue Shelton, Adelia Lee Huddleston, Carolyn Wells, Mary Yola Kays, Lydia Brown, Jeff Sims, Ronald Gash, and their teacher, Mrs. Grace McKee.
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The story of “Bossy” really got around.
Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Taylor of Santa Ana, Calif., friends of Mr. and Mrs. Don Nowlin of Lawrenceburg, wrote to the News and sent a clipping from “The Register,” a daily newspaper of Santa Ana, about old “Bossy” the cow being evicted from her second floor apartment.
Rita Adams, daughter of Marvin Carlton, said it was even on the Chet Huntley and David Brinkley national news program one night.
The cow had been marooned on the second floor in a vacant house on the Carlton farm in the county when she wandered inside, found hay scattered along the steps and happily ate her way into trouble.
Carlton could not think how to get his cow down the stairs and out of the house until he spotted some bedsprings near the house. He hauled them inside, led Bossy to the top of the stairs and stuck the springs behind her. This made her uncomfortable, so she moved down one step. Bossy balked so Carlton said he repeated the procedure and “this time I gave her tail a little twist to help her along.”
“I’m gonna find another place to store my hay,” Carlton said.
But he never did, according to his daughter.
Army Pvt. William R. Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan W. Taylor, Route 2 and other member of the 7th Infantry Division were taking part in Exercise SNOW STORM in Korea.
Leroy Robinson, member of the Anderson High F.F. A. Chapter, received a certificate of award and the Anderson High Chapter received a Gold Sea Certificate representing 100 percent participation in the annual contest sponsored by the Courier Journal, Louisville Times and WHAS, Inc.
Bertha Hill McCoy, 87, widow of T. H. McCoy, died at the home of a nephew in Simpsonville. A son, William Goebel McCoy, survived her.
William Mills King, 84, died at a Shelbyville nursing home. Survivors included six daughters, Mrs. W.C. Baker, Mrs. George Griffin, Mrs. Howard Blumer, Mrs. Otto Norton, Mrs. Evans T. Hunt and Mrs. Truman Birdwhistell, and a brother, E.C. King.
Thomas L. Ballow, 71, who retired after 39 years of service as a clerk for the Railway Express Agency, died at a Louisville hospital. Survivors included his wife, Bernice L. Goldsmith Ballow, two daughters, and three sons.
Isaac M. Thacker, Sr. 88, died at King’s Daughters Hospital in Frankfort. He was a retired L&N employee having worked at Ravenna many years, but returned to Lawrenceburg following his retirement. Survivors included a son, I. M. Thacker Jr., and daughter, Mrs. John Coyle.
30 YEARS AGO
Thursday, Jan. 26, 1984
Eight Lawrenceburg students were named to the Kentucky State University honor roll.
The students were: Randy Birdwhistell, a freshman accounting major; Karen Carpenter, senior accounting; Alma Catlett, freshman; elementary education; and Kaye Etherington, senior, home economics.
Also Deborah Foy, senior, office administration; Joy Riley, freshman, nursing; Janice Schmitt, freshman, computer science; and Jessica Thomas, English.
William B. “Scrappy” Hutton, 73, retired distillery employee at Austin Nichols, and former postal employee, died. After retiring, Hutton started building “wishing wells” as a hobby and that developed into small business. Survivors included his wife, Leona C. Hutton, four stepsons, Vernon G. and Ray Caldwell, Roy Caldwell and Johnnie B. Caldwell.
Milton Carroll Tracy, 43, employee of IBM, died at the Danville hospital. He was Captain of the Salvisa Volunteer Fire Dept. and secretary-treasurer of the Bluegrass Gas and Steam Engine Association.
Della W. Wiley, 52, an employee of National Distillery, died at the Frankfort hospital. Survivors included her husband, Thurston “Tug” Wiley, a daughter, Darlene Caldwell, two sons, Robert and Glen N. Wiley.
Ashley Carol Curtsinger, 5-day-old daughter of Danny Lee and Rita Satterly Curtsinger, died Jan. 18. Additional survivors included a brother, Lee Curtsinger, maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Satterly, and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Curtsinger.
Willis Crittenden Milton, 62, a retired educator and former civic leader for several Virginia communities, died of cancer. He was a brother to Mrs. O. B. Goodlett of Lawrenceburg.
15 YEARS AGO
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999
Jessica “Jessi” Carlson was named to the Dean’s List of the University of Akron in Ohio. She is a daughter of Patty and Chuck Carlson.
Claude Perry of Glensboro was honored for his birthday at the VFW in Frankfort. The World War I veteran was 103.
Sue Atha Brown, 59, died at her residence. She was the wife of Bro. Joe Brown. She was retired from Union Underwear. Besides her husband, survivors included a son, Tony Wainscott, four stepsons, Charles, David, Donald and Kenny Brown, and a daughter, Peggy Thomas.
Fleetie K. Camic, 100, Harrodsburg, died at the Haggin Memorial Hospital. She was born July 3, 1898 in Anderson County to the late James Burt Kays and Mary Lee Stratton. She was the widow of Roscoe Camic. Survivors included three daughters, Marie Ellis, Julia Graham and Myldred Sims, and a son, Roy Camic.
Alex G. Perry, 78, husband of Emily Kathleen Moore Perry, died Jan. 21. An Anderson County native, he served as a 1st Lieutenant in the Army Air Corp, flying 76 missions as a bombardier.
James W. Miller, 74, died in Oklahoma. He was a son of the late J.N. “Jack” and Edna Riddle Miller, a 22 year Marine Corp veteran and was retired from the U.S. Postal Service. Survivors included his wife, Dorothy Miller, a son, James W. Miller, and a daughter, Patti Miller.
Haldon LaRue Robinson, 93, died at the Hospice Care Center in Lexington. He was a son of Merrit and Lydia Satterly Robinson and husband of the late Nettie Pearl Drury Robinson. He was a retired farmer. Survivors included a daughter Gladys Baxter, a daughter-in-law, Irene Price Robinson.
Estle Lee Tate, 80, Springfield, died Jan. 19. He was the husband of Sue Green Tate and a farmer. Besides his wife, survivors included a son, Billy Dewayne Abell, a daughter, Joann White, one brother, and five sisters.