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The Way We Were

  • 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

  • Way We Were: Birdwhistell talks fast at Ky. state fair

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013
    Officer John Denton reported an accident at the corner of Court and Waterfill Monday about 3:30 p.m.
    A truck driven by Richard Mathew Derringer of Springfield and owned by the Lawrenceburg Ready-Mix Co. was parked while Derringer went into the Model Market. When he came out the truck had rolled into a fireplug, knocking it over. No damage was reported to the plug, but about $20 damage to the truck.

  • Way We Were: Baxter best husband caller in county

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Sept. 5, 1963
    Albert Perry broke several ribs in a fall from a horse.

    Best at the fair
    Mrs. Carl Baxter received first premium in the husband-calling contest at the Anderson County Fair and Mrs. Thomas Perry placed second.
    Winners in the talent and musical contest were:

  • Way We Were: Oscar Brown & Sons sells to Danville firm

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, June 13, 1963
    W.B. Cheak reported the loss of two cows on his farm on Bond Lillard Road. Lightning in a storm Saturday morning killed them.

    Miss Linda Burke, Deputy County Clerk in the office of William M. Routt, resigned to accept a position in the accounting department of Lawrenceburg National Bank.
    Jean Cunningham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cunningham, filled her position in the county clerk’s office.