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130 years ago
May 10, 1882
Wonderful fishing luck
W.H. Head and Valentine Cecil caught 63 black perch with hooks and lines last Wednesday evening in a few hours at the Rolling Fork, about the “horseshoe-bend.” Various parties have been bringing in and carrying off fine lots of fish and yet the river seems to be alive with them.
The dwelling-house of Col. J.B. Russell, near New market, was destroyed by fire last Thursday. Mrs. Russell made a fire to get dinner and went to the spring for water. When she returned she found the house on fire and burning briskly. Her husband, who was at work in the field, was summoned, but succeeded in saving only a small part of the furniture.
70 years ago
B.B. Terhune Sr., for the past five years bookkeeper at Pickerill Motor Company, has resigned his work there and is retiring from active business, except that which is connected with the operation of his farm. Freeman Parrott will succeed him as bookkeeper at the garage.
50 years ago
House brings $12,300
Mr. and Mrs. Dorsey Clark’s house on East High Street was purchased for $12,300 at a public sale Friday afternoon by Mr. and Mrs. W.P. Payne, Lebanon.
New health center
Construction on Marion County’s new health center is expected to get underway soon after July 1. Total cost of the health center is estimated at $60,000. The county’s share of the cost is $15,000, which will be provided by the state and $30,000 by the federal government.
40 years ago
May 11, 1972
New park director named
The Lebanon City Council at its Monday night meeting named Sid Collins, who will graduate this year from Centre College, Danville, as assistant park director and set his salary at $75 a week. Collins will assume his new duties June 5. He will be pool supervisor and swim coach. He will also give swim lessons this summer.
Wins shopping spree
Mrs. Woodrow Thompson was named a winner in the “Morton House Shopping Spree Sweepstakes.” She was one of the 10 winners chosen in the region consisting of parts of Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. As a winner, she was given five minutes to fill as many grocery carts as she possibly could at Bestway Super Market, one of the local distributors of Morton House foods. Since Mrs. Thompson was hospitalized Saturday, her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Pete “Teresa” Thompson did the shopping for her.
30 years ago
May 12, 1982
Six students awarded
Six students from Marion County will be awarded Associate degrees during the 50th Commencement Exercises this weekend at St. Catherine College. They are Pamela Kaye Abell, Kimberly Fenwick Hamilton, Sandra D. Katz, Patricia Gail Kirkland, Tammy J. Peavy and Stephen Christopher Young.
Reynolds fires one-hitter
Marion County High School’s Rodney Reynolds pitched a one-hit shutout against Adair County High School and the Knights pounded out 12 hits to key a 14-0 win.
Reynolds, Joe Mattingly and Johnny Nelson had homeruns in the rout.
25 years ago
Railey sets record
Ron Railey set a new Marion County High School high jump record of 6-foot-6 during a recent track and field meet.
MCHS’s Reggie Gaither set a new conference and school record in the discus with a 145-foot toss.
Ballard is MVP
Julie Ballard was named the Most Valuable Player of the Campbellsville College women’s softball team.
Ballard received her achievement at a recent awards banquet. She also received a senior award.