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50 YEARS AGO
July 5, 1962
Kenny Walker suffered a leg fracture on the Tway Horse Farm near Louisville Friday morning.
According to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walker, a horse threw him and the horse fell on his leg.
He is a nephew of deputy county clerk Susan Walker. The Walkers are former residents of Lexington where Mr. Walker was a horse trainer.
Sharon, Teresa and Eddie Hyatt, children of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Earl Hyatt, were confined at home for several weeks with measles and whooping cough.
Lt. William Bruce Springate, stationed with the 100th Division at Ft. Chaffee, Ark., accepted a position as head basketball coach at the Trimble County High School in Bedford, Ky.
Grand Ole Opry members Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys were to perform at the Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show July 17.
A 46-ounce can of Hi-C orange drink was 29 cents at Model Market. Fresh backbone was 10 cents a pound.
Emma Jean Drury earned a 3.5 GPA for Magna Cum Laude honors at Midway Junior College during the spring semester. She was a freshman.
Glenda Gayla Moore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Moore of Gee, Ky. achieved a perfect 4.0 standing in her studies at the University of Kentucky’s College of Education during the 1982 spring semester. She graduated in June.
Ophelia Cunningham, 83, mother of Mabel Stratton of Sinai; Jonas Perry Scrogham, 73, retired farmer; Jerry Miller, 61, employee of the Staff Distillery for 33 years.
30 YEARS AGO
July 1, 1982
A Minit Mart Grocery was under construction on Woodford Street near Hilltop Plaza.
Kathy Perry was a select student at the University of Kentucky College of Communications to be honored for significant scholastic achievement during the spring semester.
Rod Martin grew up in Lawrenceburg, played football for about a year at Anderson High under Coach Dutch Ishmael, and won a Super Bowl ring his first year in the National Football League.
He was back in Lawrenceburg with his wife, Donna and 9-month old son, Rodman Joseph, visiting his mother, Doris, on Lois Street. Oh, and that big Super Bowl ring was worn with pride.
It wasn’t blocking or running pass patterns that won him that ring. It was college instructors in physical training and athletic medicine at UK that prepared Rod for the pros.
He was one of two trainers for the Oakland Raiders football team and had been with the team since July of 1980.
More than 200 persons turned out Saturday to observe the 200th anniversary of Glensboro Baptist Church. After an inspiring service and good music, members and friends enjoyed a picnic lunch under the trees on the church grounds. The church was founded April 30, 1882.
Herbert Waldridge, 79, retired farmer; Eudell Casey Farris, 32, clerk for Stokers Tenderax Farm; Ann Ransdell Florence, 48, employed at Reynolds Metal Sales for 22 years and was serving as an extrusion sales service manager with the company at the time of her death; Iva Etherington Jackson, widow of Allen M. Jackson.
15 YEARS AGO
July 2, 1997
Jessica Nicole Goodlett was named to the 20th annual edition of the National Dean’s List.
She is a daughter of Robert Wayne Goodlett, M.D.
Three students at Anderson Middle School won places in a recent pet poster contest. Elizabeth Ingram, second place, $15; Amelia Cherry, first place, $20; Becky Alexander, third place, $10.
Sarah Dahlen of Lawrenceburg received a scholarship to attend Western Kentucky University.
Dahlen, daughter of Barbara and Dana Dahlen and a 1997 graduate of Anderson County High School received an award of excellence scholarship and decided not to major.
Elizabeth Gunwha Holt and Benjamin Kelly Thompson were honored at the Western Kentucky University awards ceremony.
Holt, a senior biology and chemistry major, received the L.Y. Lancaster Award for Excellence in the study of biology in preparation for admission to medical school. She is a daughter of Vernon and Gail Holt.
Thompson, a senior accounting major, was named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. He is a son of Kelly and Glenda Thompson.
P. Wesley Frazier, 66, a finance manager and veterans of US. Army, Korean Conflict; Brenda Faye Knox, 49, security officer for the University of Kentucky; Louis McGaughey, 78, deacon at Bethlehem Baptist Church; Viola Wyatt Milburn Smith, 94, widow of the Rev. Robert Smith and an Avon representative; Olive Atwood McMurray Thompson, 82, retired cafeteria worker at Saffell Street Elementary School; Alvin William Wicke, 72, retired supervisor of public works and plant engineer for the old Naval Ordnance Station; Marcella Thompson Young, 74, owner of the old Blanton Young Furniture Store and a former bookkeeper for the old Baird Feed Mill.