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The Way We Were

  • ‘Tug Boat’ pulls out win at coon dog trials

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 14, 1964

    Breaks hand

    Charles Allen Perry, son of Bro. and Mrs. E. Paul Perry of Chaplin, broke his left hand Saturday while playing ball at Camp Calvary.

    Thursday, June 18, 1964

    Graduates honored

    Carl Davis Penny, a graduate of the Lincoln Institute, won the Dr. Rabb “Best Sportsmanship” award and was presented with the trophy at graduation.

  • Mountjoy is honored in National Horse Show Hall of Fame

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 14, 1964

    Spelling bee winner

    Myrtle Ada Phillips, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Phillips of Bondville, won the Mercer County spelling bee. She was a fifth grader at Salvisa.

    Thursday, May 28, 1964

    Honored in hall of fame

    The name of the late W.D. Mountjoy was enshrined on a plaque at Freedom Hall in the National Horse Show Hall of Fame.

  • Beaver Lake dedicated, stocked with 133,000 bluegill

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 21, 1964

    Anderson High royalty

    Dale Wright and Charlotte Bowen were chosen King and Queen of the Anderson High Junior-Senior Prom held at the Legion Clubhouse. Attendants were Jack Birdwhistell, Nancy Jane Geoghegan, Sarah McFarland and Mike Sparrow.

    Beaver Lake dedicated

    Several hundred people attended the official dedication of the new 160-acre Beaver Lake on U.S. 62, west of Lawrenceburg.

  • Chris Puckett is winner in science fair at ACHS

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 14, 1964

    Other 4-H rewards

    Ribbons presented at the 4-H style review for aprons included:

    Western — blue ribbons to Janet Stevens, Beth Blakeman, Lela Isham, Paula Sue Overstreet and Darrel Campbell. Red ribbons went to Gayle Moffett Gash and Debra Blakeman.

    Sand Spring — Charlene Gillis received a blue ribbon. Red ribbons went to Phyllis Ann Gregory, Barbara Drury, Ruth Ann Perry, Debra Thompson, Nancy Dean and Judy Cubert.

  • TIRES ON NEW CHEVY ROLL ALONG FOR LOTZ OF MILES

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, March 5, 1964

    Glensboro News

    Mrs. Claude Perry reported in the Glensboro News that Mr. and Mrs. Paul Husband and daughter, and Emma Perry of Shelbyville visited Mr. and Mrs. Dell Thurman and Mr. and Mrs. Claude Perry Sunday.

    Mr. and Mrs. James Gordon Catlett and children of Lawrenceburg were Sunday dinner guest of Mrs. Ellen Catlett.

    Mr. and Mrs. Roy Brown and Mr. and Mrs. Will Brown and son of Alton visited Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Sutherland Monday afternoon.

  • CHEEK, THACKER TOP HOMEMAKER VOLUNTEERS

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 7, 2014

    Nominated for award

    Paula Monroe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kisle Monroe, was nominated for the annual Achievement Awards Program, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English.

    FFA awards

    The annual FFA banquet of the Anderson High Chapter was held with 129 members in attendance.

    An Honorary Chapter Farmer degree was presented to Henry Frazier, principal at Anderson High School.

  • THE WAY WE WERE: Local native designed Ky. Wildcat mascot suit

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 30, 1964

    Are you asking for trouble?

  • THE WAY WE WERE: Thomas chosen Kentucky Derby Princess

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 9, 1964

    Amos Glenn Rogers Jr. of Route 1 volunteered for the Armed Services and left Louisville following his induction.

     

  • THE WAY WE WERE

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, April 2, 1964

    Terry Young, junior at Anderson High School, and one of the outstanding basketball players on the Anderson High team this year, was named to the All-Central Kentucky Conference team.

    Mildred Maddox entertained with a birthday party and hayride at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bernice Cinnamon in honor of Eileen Cinnamon on her 15th birthday.

  • THE WAY WE WERE: Tales about Glensboro 'Hundred Proof'

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, March 26, 1964

    George L Gilbert Jr., son of Dr. George Gilbert, won a first place blue ribbon in an art contest sponsored by the Frankfort Younger Woman’s Club.