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Way We Were: WESTERN LADY EAGLES HEADED TO REGION

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50 YEARS AGO
Thursday, March 5, 1964
Winset Samuel Webb was on the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences for the first semester. A son of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Webb, of Route 2, he earned a perfect 4.0 standing. A graduate of Anderson High School, he was a senior at the university.

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Paul Dedman Shelton, 8, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Shelton, fell as he was leaving school Tuesday afternoon and suffered a cut over his right eye. A local physician treated him.
His sister, Clara Sue, 5, had been ill with an infection in both ears and a virus.

Mrs. Rebecca Springate suffered a fall at her home last Friday morning as she went to her meat house to get meat for breakfast. Mrs. Springate slipped on ice and the edge on the concrete porch, cutting a deep wound. A local physician treated her.

Kyana Milk Producers officers elected A.J. Keightley of Harrodsburg as director. Howard Smith, Frankfort; Woodroe Robinson, Cornishville; Wayne Reynolds, Bondville; Tom Simpson, Lawrenceburg; Garlan Yankee, Harrodsburg and Charles Peyton, Lawrenceburg, were elected as delegates to the district meeting.

Deaths
Nellie Garrison Peek, 77, widow of Thomas Peek, died at the Frankfort hospital after a short illness. She had been a resident of Lawrenceburg for many years. She was a former employee of the State Public Service Commission. Survivors included a daughter, Mrs. Ollie J. Bowen, a sister, Mrs. Howard Carpenter and a granddaughter, Charlotte Bowen.
Lurah A. Hambel, 77, resident of Grand Rapids, Mich., died Feb. 23. An Anderson County native, she was the widow of Philip Hambel. She was a retired practical nurse. Survivors included three daughters, Ruth Shouse, Grace Peacock and Muriel Long.
Will Ed Norton, 87, died at the Frankfort hospital after an illness. He was a retired farmer. Survivors included Susie Huffman, Mrs. John Stratton, Mattie Bruce and Mrs. Charles Fallis.
 J.H. Inman, 75, was found dead of natural causes at the home of his sister, Mrs. W.S. Browning. He was a retired laborer. Survivors included three sons, William A. Inman, J.H. Inman Jr. and Kavanaugh Inman.
Charles W. Hahn Jr., 51, died at his St. Matthews home. An Anderson native, he had made his home there for several years. He was employed by the St. Matthews Feed and Seed Company. Survivors included his wife, Elizabeth Champion Hahn, and a daughter, Mrs. Don Scheer.
J. T. Nash, 83, Elk Ridge, died at the Owen County Memorial Hospital after a short illness. He was a retired farmer and lived with his brother, Porter Nash. Besides his brother, survivors included two sisters, Mrs. Charlie O’Banion and Mrs. Burton Morris.
Charles Elbert Willis, 73, Burgin, a retired employee of the Kentucky Utilities Co. Survivors included his wife, Lucky K. Parrott Willis, a son, Joseph C. Willis.
Johnny Thomas Sutherland, 81, retired farmer, died at his home in Glensboro after a short illness. Survivors included his wife, Rayma Perry Sutherland, a son, Lister T. Sutherland, and a grandson, Donald T. Sutherland.
Thomas Victor Puckett, 73, a retired distillery employee, died Saturday at the Veterans Hospital in Louisville. He had been ill for about a year. Survivors included his wife, Pauline Cook Puckett, a daughter, Thelma Puckett, and a son, Roston Puckett, and a sister Rhoda Gritton.

30 YEARS AGO
Thursday, March 8, 1984
The Western Lady Eagles brought home the runner-up trophy from district play. Team members included: Jennifer Gabhart, Jill Cunningham, Paula Jo Drury, Diana Wakefield, Missy Satterly, Sherry Satterly, Julie Gabhart, Teri Jean Cunningham, Debbie Wakefield, Susan Sea, Holly Miller, coached by Jimmy Young.

Cristi Lynn Hawkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Lee Hawkins, was selected as an entrant in the 1984 Little Junior Miss Kentucky Pageant at the Commonwealth Convention Center in Louisville.
Miss Hawkins, who was selected as an entrant-at-large, was to compete with girls from all over Kentucky for the title of Little Jr. Miss Kentucky.
She was a first grader at Western-Anderson School where she was crowned princess of the 1983 Western-Anderson Fall Festival and was on the honor roll each semester.

Diana Lynn Smith and Lynn Iris Stratton were accepted as pledges by Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity at Eastern Kentucky University.
Diana is a sophomore majoring in public relations and handled public regulations for her pledge class. She is a daughter of James T. Smith and Thelma F. Smith.
Lynn was a freshman majoring in nursing and was historian for her pledge class. She is a daughter of Viron and Betty Stratton.

Deaths
Clara Belle Doss James, 61, died at Good Samaritan Hospital. Survivors included six sons, Jesse, John, Darrin, Zeke, James and Paul Dennis, a daughter, Sharon Anderson, and a stepson, James Earl Dennis.
Charles Randall Cheatham, 57, Harrodsburg, died after he fell down some basement steps at an Alton residence.

15 YEARS AGO
Wednesday, March 10, 1999
Georgetown basketball star Will Carlton was named Mid-South Conference Player of the Year for the second consecutive year.

Concrete statues were taken from residences on Buckley Lane and Lanes Mill.
Perpetrators took two concrete cowboy statues five feet tall from Buckley Lane and two 14 to 15” deer (weighing 40 to 50 pounds) and a frog stool with frogs from the front porch of a Lanes Mill resident.

Ryan Andrade was selected as Family Worship Center’s Student of the Month.
He is a son of Tony and Carla Andrade and a third grade honor student at the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg.
Andrade placed first in the State of Kentucky in 1998 in the Bible Quizzing Program for his age group.

Deaths
Ashley Nicole Barnett, 6-weeks, daughter of Wilma June Willard Barnett, died at her residence. Survivors included two sisters, Amy Michelle Mattingly and Amanda Rose Barnett and a brother, Clay Clark Barnett.
J.D. Collins, 82, son of Nannie Rachel McBrayer and James David Collins Sr. He was owner-operator of Anderson Super Gulf, a former backhoe operator and a US. Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors included his wife of 53 years, Martha Brandenburg Collins, two daughters, Rachel Carlton and Ginger Collins Timmins, a son, Danny Collins, two stepchildren, Edith Shouse and David Howard.
Beatrice Gordon, 94, died in Louisville.
A native of Anderson County, she was a retired accountant with South Central Bell for 35 years, a member of the Telephone Pioneers. Survivors included a special friend, Margaret Brothers of Louisville, and some cousins.
Ernest Stewart Warford, 74, husband of the late Ada Belle Warford, died at the Frankfort hospital. He was a son of Ernest Nathan and Myrtle Mae Buntain Warford and a retired farmer. Survivors included a son, Stewart Thomas Warford, a daughter, Roxie Baumstark.
Edward Samuel Royalty, 80, died in Lexington. He was a former co-owner of Brown and royalty Used Cards in Frankfort and was owner-operator of Baker’s Service Master in Frankfort for 18 years until he retired in 1982. Survivors included his wife of 61 years, Isabelle Hurst Royalty, three children, Mary Barbara Stratton, Joan Stewart and Dale Edward Royalty.