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The Way We Were

  • The Way We Were: Court establishes Anderson County Police Dept.

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 27, 1965

    Recovering

    Cathy, 5, and Joey, 7, children of Mr. and Mrs. Joel Bertram, were recovering from recent injuries.

    Cathy fell down basement steps and cut her lip, which required five stitches.

    Joey fell off his swing set and fractured his nose, cut his lip, bruised his face and loosened two front teeth.

    Receives scholarship

  • THE WAY WE WERE: ROARK, TOLL AND TUELL BLUE RIBBON WINNERS

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

     

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 20, 1965

    Lions officers

    New officers were elected in the Lions club.

    Donald R. Nowlin was named president to succeed Norman Hughes. Nowlin had been a member of the local club since October 1959 and had served as Lion Tamer, tail twister, Director and First Vice President.

  • Fields to attend modeling school in New York

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 13, 1965

    Crask wins engineering grant

    Jesse Crask, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ancel Crask, was awarded on of 40 student Engineering Employee scholarships by the Kentucky Dept. of Highways

    The Anderson High School senior was chosen on the basis of scores made on the American College Test, his standing in his high school class, and statements made on his application form.

    Injured at school

  • THE WAY WE WERE: FIRE DESTROYS WAREHOUSE AT WILD TURKEY

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 6, 1965

    Breaks wrist

    Mrs. Hugh Chambers fell Tuesday afternoon in a driveway at her home on Broadway. She was attempting to escape being hit by a falling ladder. She broke both bones in her right wrist in the fall.

    At the supermarket

    A 25 ft. roll of Reynolds aluminum foil was 29 cents at A&P supermarket. Ground beef was 39 cents a pound.

    Engaged

  • THE WAY WE WERE: COACH HURT WHEN CEILING FALLS DURING MEETING

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 29, 1965

    Three win superior

    Three of eight Anderson County students who participated in the state Speech Festival held at the University of Kentucky received superior ratings.

    Mary Jane York, Anderson High, received a superior in Oratory; Lanie Wright and Jeff Hodson, students at Saffell Elementary School, received superior ratings in poetry and prose divisions respectively.

  • THE WAY WE WERE: ANDERSON COURTHOUSE BURNS APRIL 13, 1915

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 22, 1965

    Fire guts courthouse 50 years ago

    In a fire that started at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, 1915, the Anderson County Courthouse and five Main Street business-houses were destroyed by fire. The blaze was of unknown origin but believed to have started in the rear of the Waterfill grocery, occupied by the A&P Company in 1965.

  • THE WAY WE WERE: DUNCAN IN UK ENGINEERING HALL OF DISTINCTION

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 15, 1965

    To serve in Viet Nam

    Lt. Charles Leon Keithley left for a six to eight month tour of duty in Viet Nam. He was stationed on a U.S. Naval mine sweeper. Mrs. Keithley, the former Georgianna Hahn and two children were to spend time with Mrs. Keithley’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Hahn.

    Assigned to Maryland base

  • THE WAY WE WERE: Flynn, Hanks, Thomas and Coke rate superior

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 8, 1965

    Fishing equipment taken

    Bert Shryock reported Monday the theft of about $150 worth of fishing equipment from his automobile while it was parked in Lawrenceburg.

    Shryock said one of the windows had been forced open and the reel, rod, tackle bag and hip boots were taken.

    Highest achievement

    William S. Bryant, a junior wildlife management major at Tennessee Tech at Cookville, Tennessee, was recognized for academic achievement.

  • JOHNSON PLACED FIRST IN THE BROAD JUMP EVENT

    Compiled ByJanie Bowen

    Send your old pictures to Janie at jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 1, 2000

    Captain Goff assigned ROTC post

    Captain Marvin C. Goff Jr., son of the Mr. and Mrs. Marvin C. Goff of Route 1, assumed duties at Eastern Kentucky State College in Richmond as an instructor in the R.O.T. C. department.

  • PENNY LANDS 12-POUND BLUE CAT AT BEAVER LAKE

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    To send in an old photo (of any year), send it to Janie at jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, March 25, 1965

    Gilbert becomes factory manager

    John Gilbert, former chief engineer in charge of the Engine Design Division of Plant Manufacturing and Engineering in Peoria, Illinois, was appointed assistant factory manager of building KK at the plant.