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Turning Back the Clock 10-6-11

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15 Years Ago

Oct. 3, 1996
Diana Camacho fired a two over par 38 and teammate Mindy Money a 45 to place Grant County’s ladies golf team over Harrison County 195-210. The Lady Braves continued their steady team effort with all the girls assisting in the team’s fourth season win. Crystal Combs finished with a 53 and Leah Hatton a 59 to complete Grant’s scoring.

Marine Pvt. Shawn D. Perkins, son of Ronald D. and Linda S. Perkins of Dry Ridge, recently completed basic training at Marine Corp Recruit Depot in Paris Island, S.C. Perkins and his fellow recruits began their training at 5 a.m. by running three miles and performing calisthenics. Perkins is a 1994 graduate of Grant County High School.

25 Years Ago

Oct. 2, 1986
A partial solar eclipse will be visible in Kentucky on the afternoon of Oct. 3. Because direct viewing of a solar eclipse can cause permanent damage to the eye, caution should be used when viewing it, according to Dr. Michael A. Milby of Dry Ridge. He is urging Grant Countians to not view it directly and said that it doesn’t take long to receive irreversible permanent damage.

The Grant County Park’s Board is working to establish itself in the wake of the demise of the YMCA. The board is putting projects in place to fill the void left by the YMCA. One item on the agenda could result in a a resurgence of soccer play in the county. Susan Trutner will investigate the feasibility of establishing a league led by a community volunteer.

50 Years Ago

Oct. 6, 1961
Marvin Lawrence suffered a painful eye injury Tuesday, when he fell from a barn. He was working in tobacco on the farm of Vernon Lawrence and fell to the ground. He fell face-down on a stalk of tobacco that struck him in the eye. The eyelid was cut and the eyeball was scratched. Vernon Lawrence, who was standing on the same tier, fell on top of Marvin, but was not injured.

At the Junior Girls’s Auxilliary of Dry Ridge Baptist’s coronation service, Diane O’Banion, Carol Jump, Mundy May, Hope Blackburn, Cheryl Souder and Cecelia Souder were maidens, ladies in waiting: were Dorothy Kinman, Cheryl Gray, Donna Souder, Johanna Souder and Janet Atha. Princesses were Dona Cobb and Ruth Ann Eckler. The queen was Karen Ford. Kathy Sue Lawrence was flower girl and Johnny Bailey was crown bearer.