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50 YEARS AGO
Sept. 28, 1961
Bruce Springate, member of the 100th division, was to leave for Fort Chaffee, Ark.
He graduated from Eastern State College the year before and received his commission of Second Lieutenant and spent six months at Fort Knox.
Springate had planned to enter Eastern again in the fall to work on his Master’s Degree, teach part time at Model High in Richmond and to assist coach Paul McBrayer in coaching.
He played basketball at Eastern four years. He is a son of Mrs. Rebecca Springate of Fairview.
Mrs. R. E. Garrison entertained with a dessert bridge party at her home on South Main.
Guests were Mrs. Ollie J. Bowen, Mrs. Elliott Garrison, Mrs. Joseph White, Mrs. Jim Boyd, Mrs. Thurman Brown, Mrs. Charles Vaughn, Mrs. William Spencer and Mrs. Morris Montgomery.
Mrs. Bowen won the first prize, Mrs. Montgomery the second prize and Mrs. Vaughn the bingo prize.
40 YEARS AGO
Sept. 23, 1971
Anderson High School homecoming queen candidates were: Jeanne Crain and Marilyn Peach, freshmen; Cathy Fields and Sandy Peach, sophomores; Susie Ballard and Jill Martin, juniors; Jayne Gravitt and Nancy Disponett.
Senior officers at Anderson High School were: Donna McKee, vice president; Buddy Sim, parliamentarian; Jill Martin, secretary; Ronnie Shryock, president; Becky McDonald, treasurer; and John Catlett, sergeant-at-arms.
New 1971-72 officers of the Alton 5th grade 4-H club were: Robin Rice, song leader; Donna Powers and Scott Brown, recreation leaders; Eric Hagg, reporter; Jennifer Robinson, secretary; Annette Smith, vice president; and Randy Gravitt, president.
Sixth grade officers were: Brian Ballard, recreation leader; Robert Thompson, reporter; Susan Wells, song leader; Debbie Lilly, secretary; Benita West, recreation leader; Debbie Shouse, vice president; and Pansy Morgan, president.
30 YEARS AGO
May 14, 1981
Allie Pearson Laurie Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Allie P. Laurie Sr., Columbus, Ohio, and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Laurie of Lawrenceburg, was part of an official delegation of nationally selected students and clergy from the United States and Canada to visit East Germany.
He was to participate in a month long study of Christian life in a socialist society.
Frank Trusty III, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jo Westwood of Lawrenceburg, and Frank Trusty II, of Fort Mitchell, was selected as the World Champion Boy Preacher at the Kiamichi Clinic in the Kiamichi Mountains in Hanobia, Okla.
The junior at Anderson High was accompanied on the trip by his stepfather, Wayne Westwood, Nelson Lee, minister of Frank’s home church, Corinth Christian Church, Charles Boggess and Connie Drury, two elders at the church.
Nancy Gertrude Ripy McGrath, William Houston (Mush) Phillips, 57, Ollie V. Overstreet, 64; Stella Hanks Smith, 82.
Sept. 17, 1981
Chorus officers at Anderson Middle School were Leslie Cox, secretary; Marty Thompson, vice president; Lee Ann Peyton, president; Daryl Combs, treasurer; and Steven Rose, publicity.
Anderson High School chorus officers were: Andrea Royalty, treasurer; Nida Shouse, librarian; Gina Rue, publicity; Jeff Smith, publicity chairman; Sharon Roark, secretary; Robbie Roark, vice president; and Rex Burkhead, president.
Sept. 24, 1981
Countryside Motors was born from the merge of Morgan Chrysler Plymouth, owned by Jimmie Morgan and his dad, Calvin, and Young Ford, owned by Hugh and David Young, when the Ford dealership went up for sale.
Ron McEwen joined the Morgans in the business venture.
Leon Waldridge, of Pleasant Grove Ridge, won first place at the Lincoln Jamboree talent contest at Hodgenville.
Carolyn Spaulding was pictured showing the power of her lawn tractor at Stringtown Ruritan’s Fall Festival.
Her tractor was one of the tamer of the 100 entrants. The bigger the tractors got, the meaner they were.