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The Way We Were

  • 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.

  • Way We Were: GARRISON, SPARROW 4-H PROJECT CHAMPS

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Nov. 21, 1963
    Joe Earl Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe L. Brown, of Route 3, and senior student at Kentucky Christian College at Grayson, was named to the Dean’s list.
    Beverly Gillis and Nancy E. Mullins, both of Lawrenceburg, seniors at Eastern Kentucky State College, were among 213 at the college performing student teaching at 38 off-campus elementary and secondary school throughout Kentucky.

  • Way We Were: BOY SCOUTS CHOPPED WOOD TO EARN DOUGH

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Nov. 14, 1963
    Bobby Joe Durr left for Texas for service with the U.S. Air Force. He is a son of Mrs. Russell Durr.

    Danny Kays, 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kays, was ill at home with a deep cold and influenza.

    It was advertised that there was to be a special singing and preaching in the courthouse Saturday night at 7:30.

  • Way We Were: MYRTLE PERRY 4-H LEADER 26 YEARS

    50 YEARS AGO
    Nov. 7, 1963

  • Way We Were: LNB OPENS BRANCH BANK AT WESTPARK

    50 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 10, 1963
    New officers at the Alton Ruritan Club were: Coy Davis, president; Harley Stucker, vice president; Allen Herndon, secretary; Ellis Hostetter, treasurer; David Caddell and Lafe Murphy, directors.

    Spare ribs were 49 cents a pound at A&P Supermarkets. Whole fryers were 29 cents a pound.

    Thurs., Oct. 31, 1963

  • Way We Were: Gospel group jubliant over win

    50 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 10, 1963

  • Way We Were: WALNUT ESCAPADE FINDS PERRY NAPPING

    50 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 3, 1963
    Manson Goodlett, 11, was hurt when he fell from a tree at his home at Alton Station. He was a student at Alton School and broke his left leg and arm. He was a patient at Frankfort hospital for several days.

    Ann Royalty, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Royalty, suffered an injury to her left elbow and shoulder in a fall while roller skating. She was visiting in Indianapolis, Ind., at the time.

  • Way We Were: BERTRAM FIRST WINNER OF GOLF TOURNAMENT

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Sept. 26, 1963
    Jimmy Short won a blue ribbon in Electric Project No. 1 on a table lamp at the Kentucky State Fair.

    Joel Bertram was the winner of the first Anderson County golf tournament at Juniper Hill Golf Course in Frankfort.
    Bobby Hyatt was the winner of the playoff with Loring Nottingham runner up.

    Essie Morris, senior at Anderson High School, was crowned homecoming queen just prior to the Anderson-Lancaster football game. Timothy Perry was crown bearer and Jennifer Case was flower girl.

  • Way We Were: MRS. E.B. SPARROW BROUGHT HOME THE RIBBONS

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Sept. 19, 1963

    Sweepstakes winner
    Mrs. E.B. Sparrow, a three-time runner-up in the sweepstakes division of the Kentucky State Fair, copped the grand prize for the first time with her 90 entries in the fruit and vegetables, textile, art and craft and hobby show divisions.
    She was presented the sweepstakes rosette blue ribbons and a silver bowl. Sparrow was the sweepstakes winner at the Anderson County Agricultural Fair three years in a row.

  • Way We Were: Kinder gets coded message by way of terrapin

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, July 18, 1963
    Mr. and Mrs. Herman Peach received word that their son, Jimmie W. Peach, had been promoted to rank of SP/4. He was stationed in Germany and expected to return home in the next three months.

    Rita Lynn was crowned Miss Anderson County Fair. She had won the sweepstakes crown at the baby show just 15 years before when she was a toddler. Sandra Troxel was runner-up.

    Thursday, Aug. 1, 1963