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Brittany Sutherland National Merit Scholar

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50 YEARS AGO
Thursday, March 10, 1966
Betty C. Yates, daughter of Mrs. Marzette Yates, who was enrolled in the Good Samaritan School of Nursing in Lexington, received an excellent grade on the subject “Medical Surgery Nursing” in her junior year for the first and second terms.

Charlotte Bowen resumed her studies at Georgetown College after being confined several days at her home with a sprained ankle.

Margaret Flynn, junior student nurse at the Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing, was placed on the school honor.  She obtained a standing of 3.6 or better for the first and second quarters of her junior year.
She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Flynn.

Building permits were granted to Jasper Overstreet, Gatewood Street, for new construction of a garage on the west side of Gatewood at an estimated cost of $1,000.

Obituaries
•Clarence E. Perry, 79, Southville, retired farmer and husband of Ella Neal Perry.
•Frances Hanks Smith, 65, Stringtown, widow of Porter Smith, mother of W. J. Smith of Lawrenceburg.
•Hendry Louis Cardwell, 80, Danville, owner of Cardwell Moving Service for 15 years. Mason for more than 50 years, retired from Southern Railway System after 43 years of service, and husband of Gertrude Sayre Cardwell.
Ora Thurman, Toledo, Ohio, Anderson County native,
 
40 YEARS AGO
Thursday, March 11, 1976
Making the All 29th District Basketball team was Western’s Scottie Warford and Glen Drury, Ricky Gillis and Mike Russell of Anderson County.

Building permits issued by City Engineer Robert Bradshaw were:
J.N. Coffey, dwelling on Lot 20, Cardinal Drive, estimated cost of $21,500.
James F. Whitehouse, a new construction at 305 Oakwood Drive, estimated costs $350.
David Bogie, garage on 315 Forrest Drive, estimated costs of $2,500.
David Disponett, dwelling on Lot 32 on Lynn Drive, estimated cost of $20,000.

Dana Dadisman was among the 28 Morehead State University coeds vying for the title of “Miss MSU” in the ninth annual pageant.
She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Dadisman.
Dadisman, a sophomore fashion merchandising major, was a member of the Delta Zeta social sorority.

Obituaries
•Duward Holt “Dude” Moore, 59, Frankfort, floor sander and an employee of Frankfort Chemical Company,
•Lena Pearl Cox Edington, 87, widow of Calvin T. Edington, father of five.
•John Whittington Beasley, 59, Ballard Street, farmer and former employee of Austin Nichols and J.T. S. Brown Distilleries and husband of Eleanor Akins Beasley.
•Mae Dennis Drury, 83, widow of Cleo Drury and mother eight.
•Dr. G. Everett Stirk, 55, Whitney Drive, husband of Marjorie Gauli Stirk,

30 YEARS AGO
Wednesday, March 12, 1986
Amy Elizabeth Adams, 15, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Townsel L. Adams, was selected to compete in the eight annual Kentucky Miss T.E.E.N. Pageant.
Amy was working on her volunteer service requirements at First Christian Church and planned to sing “I Can’t Say No” from “Oklahoma” for the competition.

Members of the Anderson County Community Theatre production crew for ‘The Matchmaker’ included David Oney, director; Karen Lacefield, Peggy Franklin, Karla Turner, Sharon Sutherland, Lynn Owens, Mike Ray, Gayle Crossfield, June Mountjoy, Joanna Green, Elrin Gjorv, Jenny Sarver, Rebecca Sykes and Bob Sarver.

Emma B. Ward students of the week included Leslie Hahn, Allison Hatfield, Derrick Monroe, Lucas Tipton, Wende Waldridge, Anita Harvey, Jenny Jeffers, Mary Ellen Woodruff, Allison Smith, Angie Lane, Stephen Snellen, Jeremy Rucker, Joey Richardson, Jared Conn, Billy Wilson, Lesley Wash, Johnny Gehefer, Sammy Martin, Eddie Taylor, Sherry Akins, Annette Peak, Christy Sullivan, Jennifer Anderson, Jennifer Hopper, and Kwasi Toney.

Jamie Johnson was the Pinewood Derby champ for the county and district competition. Johnson, 9, is a son of Janet and Harold Johnson. He was in the fourth grade.

Saffell Street Elementary students of the week included Millie McConnell, Linda Walker, Brian Glass, Daniel Ruble, Phillip Wallace, Keith Ray, Kelley McKee, Darrell Whitenack, Linda Harvey, Kathy Wooldridge, Jamie Wilson, Jason Sparrow, Michael McWhorter, Joey Eagley, Mark Watkins, Rhonda Smith, Chris Emmons, Wesley Weldon, Chris Cordial, Michael Hahn and Dawn Campbell.

Obituaries
•William Samuel Briscoe, 84, Bonds Mill Road, retired from the State Department of Transportation after 16 years of service, and husband of Margaret Thompson Briscoe.
•Hattie Gritton Grubbs, 82, Bloomfield, mother of four daughters.
•Thomas Jackson Poulter, 86, Salvisa, retired.
•Othar Taylor, 74, Bloomfield, husband of Lorine Thomas Taylor.
•Lula Milburn Waldridge, 90, Mt. Eden, widow of the late Herbert Waldridge.

15 YEARS AGO
Wednesday, March 7, 2001
Brittany Sutherland, 17, senior at Anderson County High School, was named a National Merit Scholar.
Sutherland, a daughter of Sharon and David Sutherland, had a PSAT score of 220. Possible score is 240 for three sections of a test at 80 points per section.
Sutherland planned to attend Duke University. Her future aspiration included a chance to work for NASA.

Century Bank announced three promotions.
Jason Hanks, a 1990 graduate of Anderson County and 10 years of banking experience, was promoted to assistant president.
Chris Riggle was also promoted to assistant vice president. Christine relocated from Florida and had 15 years of banking experience.
Christy Burke was promoted to assistant cashier. She was a 1979 graduate of Western Anderson High School had had five years of local banking experience.

Obituaries
•Doris Jean Perry Lewis, 68, widow of Albert Lewis, retired nurse, and mother o five.
•Arlene Bell Gaines Cox Phillips, 74, Ballard Street, widow of Raymond Phillips and Elbert Ranzel Cox, retired cook at Marshall’s Restaurant and mother of five sons.
•Priscilla Jane Riley Stratton, 94, Lexington, mother of two.

Compiled by Janie Bowen
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