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The Way We Were

  • The Way We Were 3/9

    NEED SOME HELP
    Kim Waldridge is seeking some information on Elizabeth Satterly. She was a school teacher and member the Daughters of the American Revolution.
    Elizabeth’s mother was Amanda Moore, who married Pendleton Satterly.
    This little bit of information was found in some letters they wrote to Kim’s grandfather.
    She would like more information and photos if possible.
    Another request is for information concerning a residence on South Main.

  • The Way We Were — March 2, 2011

    40 YEARS AGO
    February 18, 1971
    J.C. Penney, 95, died Feb. 12, 1971 of a heart attack in New York.
    Starting with one store in the era of the bustle, Penney kept peace with the changing fashions of the century and in the age of the miniskirt his chain numbered 1,700 stores.
    He had voiced the hope that he would live to be 100. Until recently he spent five days a week at his desk in the 45-story Penney building on Manhattan’s Sixth Avenue when he was not out in the field visiting his stores.

  • The Way We Were — 2/16

    50 YEARS AGO
    Feb. 9, 1961
    Anderson County schools opened this morning after being closed again for several days, due to bad road conditions.
    County Superintendent Mrs. C.T. Ward said not all children were able to get to schools. Bus drivers were given instructions not to travel any gravel roads in the county and buses were to be take off some of the blacktop highways this afternoon as they were found to be in a dangerous condition.
    Mrs. Ward said ice on some of the roads was 3 inches thick.

  • The Way We Were — 2/9

    50 YEARS AGO
    Feb. 2, 1961
    Ed Ruggles was taking a leave of absence from his job as county agriculture agent to complete his work and thesis on his Master’s degree at the University of Kentucky.

  • The Way We Were — 2/2

    50 YEARS AGO
    Jan. 26, 1961
    Mrs. C.M. Edwards fell at Punta Gorda, Fla., where she was vacationing and broke her left wrist.
    She was reported to be fishing and had hooked a big one and in trying to land it fell in the boat.

    Lawrenceburg City Attorney Walter Patrick announced he would be a candidate for the office of State Senator for the 20th district. He planned to make a formal announcement at a later date.

  • The Way We Were — 1/31

    50 YEARS AGO
    Jan. 19, 1961
    A very large and interesting “bushel” gourd grown by J.S. Kinder near Ballard was brought to the News office could be seen in the News window.

  • The Way We Were — 1/26

    50 YEARS AGO
    Jan. 12, 1961
    R.C. Colvin, 47, Willisburg, was injured fatally while working at Brown Motors Company at Springfield.
    He was pinned against the rear of a truck when Mrs. Rosa James, who was having her tires checked at the garage, accidentally stepped on the accelerator.
    The accident occurred about noon. Colvin died of abdominal injuries an hour and a half later as he was undergoing surgery at the Lebanon hospital.

  • The Way We Were - 1/5

    Sometimes you have to catch up, so this week’s Way We Were is just that. Over the year, there were several items chosen to include on the page that had to be bumped for space. So here’s what we left out. The Heaven Hill and Ellis Park ads ran in 1960.

  • Mrs. Willard Hurt when coal stove explodes

    50 YEARS AGO
    December 22, 1960
    Mrs. Carl Willard was seriously injured at her home on North Main when a coal stove exploded.
    Mr. Willard and their son, Carl Willard Jr., were at the barn milking when the accident occurred.
    According to reports, Mrs. Willard had lighted the stove, which had been formerly used as a laundry stove but was used as a heating stove and had new connections. It was believed that water had collected in some parts of the connections, causing the explosion.

  • The Way We Were - 12/15

    50 YEARS AGO
    Dec. 8, 1960
    Randy and Alice Black, twins, both of whom were receiving recruit training at Parris Island, S.C. were pictured having Thanksgiving dinner together in the traditional “family reunion” manner.

    Jimmy Cox, son of Mrs. Ira Cox and member of Western High’s basketball team, was out for the season due to rheumatic fever. He was a senior.