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The Way We Were

  • Way We Were: BRUSHFIRE HEATS UP PEP RALLY IN ALABAMA

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Jan. 30, 1963
    Kirby Duncan entered St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington this morning.
    Mrs. Veril D. Moore was a patient in Good Samaritan Hospital where she underwent major surgery.
    Doran Davenport entered the Veterans Hospital for observation and treatment.
    Cheri Brown was in St. Joseph Hospital for observation, but returned home and was confined with a throat infection.
    Emmett Williams was recovering at home after recent surgery.
    Fred Coke was in the Frankfort hospital.

  • Way We Were: Read the rest of the story on Carlton’s cow

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Jan. 23, 1964
    Bank president Frank Routt named officers at Anderson National Bank.
    They included Allen Hanks, vice president; Euith Crossfield, cashier; Mrs. Ollie Lyen and Mrs. C.C. Fallis, assistant cashiers, Clark Rowland, teller and bank clerk; Bruce Royalty, note teller and bank clerk; Mary Searcy, Marguerite Renfro, Brenda Sutherland, Connie Buntain and Mary Jane Briscoe, bookkeepers.

  • Way We Were: COW TAKES UP RESIDENCE IN VACANT HOUSE

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Jan. 16, 1964

  • Way We Were: CIVIL WAR RE-ENACTMENTS CRANE FAMILY AFFAIR

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Jan. 9, 1964
    A registered three-day-old Guernsey calf reported missing on the Garrett Johnson farm Tuesday on the Anderson-Franklin County line was found Tuesday night.
    David Gaines, 17, son of Lloyd Gaines, a tenant on the farm, missed his calf when he got home from school Tuesday and notified local authorities, however, when Deputy J.W. Carlton went to the home to investigate, he found the calf had been found a short distance from the barn.

  • Way We Were: LOS ANGELES TIMES COLUMN MAKES IT TO LAWRENCEBURG

    The following story was found in a box of papers that belonged to Margaret Baker.The box was found in a building after she died. She was raised in Lawrenceburg and lived on Woodford Street, says her niece, Linda Chilton.
    In later years, she moved to Hometown Manor on Hawkins Street, where she lived until she died.

  • Way We Were: SLIP ON THE ICE BRINGS VISION OF CHRISTMAS CARD

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Dec. 26, 1963
    One person, among many in Anderson County, was sure there is a Santa Claus.
    Miss Mary Catherine Tinsley, who resided at Alton and was confined to her home most of the time, was presented a television set just a few days before Christmas.
    Mary Catherine was heard to say a short time before that she would give anything for a television, but knew she could never have one for she would not be able to stretch her check and save enough to buy one.

  • Way We Were: EVELYN BURNS IN ELITE ‘TOPS IN BLUE’ TROUPE

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Dec. 19, 1963
    Mrs. Charles Truett Hanks was hostess to the Christmas party of the Bethany Class of the Sand Spring Baptist Church at her home Tuesday evening.

  • Way We Were: Expectant father makes it to hospital . . . alone

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Dec. 12, 1963
    Miss Myrtle Perry, head teacher at Alton Elementary School, remained a patient at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington for treatment of a slipped spinal disc. Rev. Stratton Paxton, minister at the Alton Baptist Church, handled her teaching duties.

    Fox Creek RECC celebrated their silver anniversary with a move into a new building on U.S. 62 east of Lawrenceburg.

    Lights were out

  • Way We Were: A page from the past … 1963
  • Way We Were: ’69 VW Beetle transformed into ’29 Mercedes

    Correction
     In the photo of Western’s fall festival prince and princess candidates that ran Nov. 6 there was a boy in the back row misidentified. The first boy from left on the back row should have been Ashley Chilton.

    50 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 31, 1963
    A cow belonging to Estill Peak was killed by lightning Sunday night at a farm on Pleasant Grove Ridge. The cow failed to come to the barn with the herd Monday and was found on the farm by Mr. Peak Tuesday morning.