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The Way We Were

  • GRACE MCKEE BETA SIGMA PHI ‘FIRST LADY OF THE YEAR’

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 21, 1966

    Garvice Gibson suffered a severe cut on his left arm April 10 while servicing a power shaft of a truck at his home. He said his shirtsleeve caught in the shaft. The wound required a large number of stitches.

    The home of Mrs. Maurice Miller, known as the Hol Martin property on Waterfill Street, sold at public auction to Carl Gene Peak for $4,050.

    Thursday, April 28, 1966

  • WARFORD FIRST IN 220; HAHN FIRST IN 880

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 21, 1966

    Anderson High’s track team had their first meet of the season at Woodford County against Woodford and Jessamine counties.

    Gayle Warford won first in the 220-yard dash, third in both the 100-yard dash and broad jump.

    Vaughn Johnson placed second in the 220-yard dash.

    Guy Simpson Jr. placed second in the shot put and fourth in the discus throw.

    Mike Stratton won third place in the 440-yard dash, but didn’t score in the high jump.

  • MITCHELL, HOSTETTER HEAD FOR WASHINGTON, D.C.

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 7, 1966

    Two Anderson County 4-H Teenage Club members were to leave with 225 other Kentucky students and leaders for a 4-H Citizenship Short Course at the National 4-H Center in Washington, D.C.

  • WHITT RECEIVES SUPERIOR PLUS RATING IN VOICE

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, April 7, 1966
    Pvt. Paul Johnson, 19, son of Jailer Lucien Johnson and Mrs. Johnson was wounded in action in Vietnam and was in a Tokyo hospital. There were no details in the letter to his family except that he had undergone surgery on his left arm and the injury occurred March 24.

    Nancy Dean and Bobby Carmickle won excellent ratings in oratory and public speaking at the Speech Festival held in Richmond. They were students at Sand Spring School.

  • WHITT RECEIVES SUPERIOR PLUS RATING IN VOICE

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, April 7, 1966
    Pvt. Paul Johnson, 19, son of Jailer Lucien Johnson and Mrs. Johnson was wounded in action in Vietnam and was in a Tokyo hospital. There were no details in the letter to his family except that he had undergone surgery on his left arm and the injury occurred March 24.

    Nancy Dean and Bobby Carmickle won excellent ratings in oratory and public speaking at the Speech Festival held in Richmond. They were students at Sand Spring School.

  • AMS CHESS TEAM BRINGS HOME THE GOLD MEDAL

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, March 31, 1966
    Mrs. Clifford Stratton’s vacation trip really paid off last summer. Not only was the 18-day trip an enjoyable one, but she also received a check for $100 this week for an article that is to appear in a trade magazine this coming summer.
    Mr. and Mrs. Stratton and their six children piled into their compact foreign car last summer and started of on a 2,700-mile journey that took them to North Carolina, Washington, D.C., Virginia Beach and Jacksonville, Ala.

  • TEEN SAVES COUSIN FROM DROWNING IN CISTERN

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, March 24, 1966
    Scouts attending the World Fellowship Rally in Lexington at the Coliseum included Carol Beard, Katherine Stewart, Vickie Thompson, Charlan Whitt, Jenny McCoun, Lisa Beckett, Mona Ingram, Paula Shryock, Julie Watts, Teresa Cummins, Cindy Stoner, Nancy Cox, Cheryl Duncan, Pattie Lynn Sharp, Faye Casey, Jane Searcy and Sharon Liken. Leaders attending the rally were Mrs. Silva Stoner Jr., Mrs. Grover Beckett, Mrs. Clarence Sharp and Mrs. Wesley McCoun.

    Obituaries

  • JOHN CONNELLY III WINS CUB SCOUT ESSAY CONTEST

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, March 17, 1966
    An essay, written by John Dudley Connelly III, brought him a first place win in the Anderson County Cub Scout contest; first in the Blue Grass Scout Council contest and first the in the state-wide contest.
    The essay was entitled “My Responsibility to Traffic Safety.” He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Connelly.

    Glen Baxter, Betty Caldwell, Edward Morris and Gilbert Wayne Thurman were enrolled at the Morehead State University for the spring term.

    Obituaries

  • Brittany Sutherland National Merit Scholar

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, March 10, 1966
    Betty C. Yates, daughter of Mrs. Marzette Yates, who was enrolled in the Good Samaritan School of Nursing in Lexington, received an excellent grade on the subject “Medical Surgery Nursing” in her junior year for the first and second terms.

    Charlotte Bowen resumed her studies at Georgetown College after being confined several days at her home with a sprained ankle.

  • Couple didn’t think twice about having triplets

    Editor’s note: On March 2, 1986, triplets were born to Troy and Benita Young of Anderson County, which could possibly have been a historic first.
    On July 16, 1986, the Anderson County triplet birth was featured in The Anderson News after some sort of normalcy returned in the Youngs lives. With the recent publicity of the Young family on the “Family Feud,” and reaching their 30th birthdays, the following are some excerpts from that story.