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50 YEARS AGO
Among those who attended the Ice Follies in Louisville Sunday were Linda Burke, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Robinson and Ricky; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Perry, Laketa Cammack, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Morris, Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Stinnett, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Wagoner, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Crook, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Ransdell, and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Vaughn Jr.
The service station owned by Morris Edwards at the south city limits of Lawrenceburg, was robbed of $200 in broad daylight Monday morning while Edwards was putting oil in a customer’s car in front of the station.
Edwards reported to Sheriff J.W. Carlton that the money was taken from a box near the cash register and that he did not miss it until about 10 a.m.
Ann Johnson Sparrow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Sparrow, was recovering from chicken pox.
Mollie Lee Ross, 79, died at her home on Humston Drive. Four daughters and five sons, two sisters and a brother survived her.
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Allen Boggess died hours after birth at the Woodford Memorial Hospital. He was survived by a brother, Edwin and a sister Deborah.
William B. Bond, 61, salesman for the Lexington branch of the Strictmann Biscuit Company, died at University Hospital in Lexington. He was survived by his wife, Anna Mae Gritton Bond and a son, William J. Bond.
Oran W. Morton, 82, died in Louisville. He was survived by a son, John O. Morton and a daughter, Lydia M. Morton.
Perry Wayne Swift, 10-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Swift of Louisville died. He was survived by six brothers and a sister. He was the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Searcy of Mt. Eden.
Annie Jordan, 89, mother of William A. Jordan of Lawrenceburg, died at her home in Virginia.
30 YEARS AGO
Feb. 17, 1983
Officials of an Ohio-based company planned to “capture” a 48-mile oil slick as it neared Tyrone on the Kentucky River.
Glenda Campbell, wife of Tommy Campbell, graduated from the Appalachian School of Nursing in Lexington. She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Barnett.
Several members of the Anderson County High School chorus helped out the American Cancer Society by providing them a singing Valentine service to downtown businesses and individuals.
Singers were split into two groups. The first group included Lisa Hanks, Jenny Durr, Wanda Waldridge and Leon Waldridge.
The second group included: Gale Chrisman, Cindi Deaton, Karen Hedges, Jamie Fint, Amber McClain, Gina Rue, Russell Foley, John Ward, Barry Gritton, Todd Evans and Tim Taylor. Gritton didn’t attend ACHS but was glad to sing for the cause.
Recognized for the work in 4-H at the area achievement banquet were:
In the senior division, Janice Brown, horse project – red; Chris Morgan, woodcraft – white; Billy Blackburn, electricity – blue and champion, and petroleum power – red and champion.
In the junior division, Charla Blackburn, arts and crafts – blue, and foods and nutrition – blue; Jerry Warford, bicycle – white; Nicole Morgan, clothing – red, and crocheting – blue and champion; Rachel Dockal, dog care – blue and champion, and horticulture – blue; Kathy Litkenhus, horse – blue and second.
William Spencer Cryer, 76, of Alton, retired antiques dealer and architect who designed several buildings in the state, died at Lexington Manor. He was a son of Jess and Minnie McCormick Cryer.
Andrew Burke Grace, infant son of Michael and Sarah Grace, was stillborn at King’s Daughter’s Hospital. He was survived by a brother, Jason.
Warren Carter Sr., 81, died Thursday at VA Hospital. He was a son of the late Ivy Myrtle Brawner and Henry Carter. He and his wife, Ida Mae Clark Carter, operated Faywood Grocery in Woodford County for 23 years. He worked as a mechanic for the State Highway Department and School Chevrolet and Buick in Versailles.
Claribel Lucille Countiss Hass, 92, retired employee of Audes Candy of Chicago, died at Good Samaritan in Lexington. She is the mother of Mrs. W.C. Stauffer of Lawrenceburg.
William A. “Bill” Murphy, 71, retired employee of Stagg Distillery after 25 years of service died at V.A. Hospital. His wife, Opal Beasley Murphy, and a daughter, Betty Jo Cunningham, survived him.
Stella Young Thompson, 96, widow of John Walter Thompson, died Thursday at Heritage Hall. She was a former employee of Dean and Sherk Thread Mill.
Edith Spradlin Powell, 52, Ohio, died Feb. 8. She was survived by her husband, Colmer Powell; two daughters; and a sister, Mrs. Allene Goldsmith of Lawrenceburg.
Iva Pauline Moffett, 80, died Feb. 8 in the Shelbyville hospital. Two daughters, Mary Bessie Reese, Waddy, and Mrs. Juanita Morris, Shelbyville; and a brother, Buy Moffett of Lawrenceburg, survived her.
15 YEARS AGO
Feb. 18, 1998
A Lexington car dealership dealt with the wrong couple when they sold Jane and Jim Chilton a defective car.
The Chiltons first noticed a paint run on the 1995 Chrysler Cirrus and then the engine light came on. Jim Chilton’s mind started rolling and his wife said, “He wondered if maybe the car wasn’t all that it was cracked up to be.”
Especially since it wasn’t even the car they had wanted. A month earlier, they were at the dealership when the Cirrus caught their eye, Jane Chilton said. They were interested in the show room model, but a salesman had them test-drive another car that was the same make and model.
The Chiltons returned to buy the showroom model, but were told it was sold and they would have to take the test car with 2,400 miles on it, Jane Chilton said. At the trial, dealership records revealed the showroom model was still available in May 1995 and wasn’t sold for a few more months, Don Pisacanon, the Chilton’s attorney said.
And it soon became apparent the test car wasn’t new, Jane Chilton said. After the paint and engine light problems, mechanics found masking tape under the hood and spots with paint over spray. The dealership offered a replacement, but that car had some flaws as well.
Pisacano said the Chilton case was a “textbook bait-and-switch” — the dealer shows one car and sells another. But this salesman did it to the wrong couple, he said. Jane Chilton worked for the state justice cabinet, while Jim Chilton was a retired state police officer.
The dealership vacated its business location before the trial ended.
Ernestine Bell, 62, died in Shelbyville. Three sons and three daughters survived her. One daughter preceded her in death.
Anne Kemp Case, 90, widow of Clyde T. Case Jr., died Feb. 11 at the home of a son Dr. Robert Roquemore. Retired, she had been a hairdresser for 40 years and was the first licensed barber in Kentucky.
Rita Blanche Satterly Curtsinger, 47, died at UK Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a daughter of Bruce and Lelia Sea Satterly.
Rosa Lee Roberts Clark, 84, formerly of Lawrenceburg, died Feb. 9. She was a daughter of C.L. and Lucky Bacon Roberts. She was the widow of W.M. Clark. Two sons, Gordon Clark and Anthony Clark, survived her.
Herald Leon Kenner, 78, died at Heritage Hall. He was a retired management supervisor with the Social Security Administration. He also retired in 1979 as a Lieutenant Colonel, having served during WWII as a navigator with the U.S. Air Force 60th Troop Carrier Group.
Myrtle Thomson Hardin Lewis, 77, died at Frankfort Regional Hospital. She was a former employee of Union Underwear. She was survived by a sister, Margaret Thompson Briscoe.
Leroy Wesley Lowden Sr., 64, son of Leonard and Hazel Clark Lowden Sr., died Feb. 10 at his residence. He was a photographer.
Dr. Leo William Rolow, 71, died at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. He was the former owner of the Dr. L.W. Rolow Chiropractic College in Davenport, Iowa.