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The Way We Were

  • 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.

  • THE WAY WE WERE: FIELDS TO ATTEND SUMMER MODELING PROGRAM

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

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

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, March 18, 1965

    Injured in falls

    Charles Ray Craig underwent surgery at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington. He fell while doing construction work on his new building at Tyrone and fractured his right knee.

  • Whitts have more than 400 dolls in collection

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    Send your old photos and other information about years ago to Janie at jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, March 4, 1965

    Severe leg cut

    Connie Shouse received a severe cut of her leg Sunday while getting on a motorcycle. Five stitches were required to close the wound.

    Leaves for service

    Philip Sharp left Wednesday, Feb. 24 for Norfolk, Virginia, for two years of service with the U.S. Navy.

    Completes training

  • THE WAY WE WERE: EDWARDS AND WRIGHT OFF TO GEORGETOWN COLLEGE

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

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    jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Jan. 28, 1965

    Celebrates 13th birthday

    Miss Brenda Sue Fields, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Fields, celebrated her 13th birthday with a party given by her parents at their home on Saffell Avenue on Friday evening. Mrs. Carl E. Wright assisted with the entertainment.

  • The Way We Were, Feb 4, 2015

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    Brain twister

    A man was walking down the street and a beggar came up to him to ask for alms. The man gave him a dime and went on his way. Shortly after, a second beggar asked him for money and he gave him 15 cents.

    What time was it?

    Answer: is “A quarter to two” or 15 after 10.”


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