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TURNING BACK THE CLOCK

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15 Years

June 5, 1997
Heather Napier, a University of Louisville student from Dry Ridge, is serving as a student missionary with the Sonbound team. Sonbound is a sports ministry team which travels across the state. Napier is a member of her campus’ Baptist Student Union. This is the 70th year of Kentucky Baptist student missionary service.

Eric Lee Dawalt of Dry Ridge has been named outstanding senior in University of Kentucky College of Engineering biosystems and agriculture engineering program. Dawalt, 25, graduated from the program December 1996. He currently is pursuing his masters degree. He is the son of John B. and Lynda Dawalt of Dry Ridge.

25 Years

June 4, 1987
On May 30, 1987, Kelli Phillippi wore a Grant County High School athletic uniform for the last time. Phillippi has been wearing the blue and gold of one kind or another since she was 12 years old. Her accomplishments in sports are many as she is one of the top high school runners in the state and one of the hardest workers the Squaws have ever experienced.

The Dry Ridge Fire Department received $14,525 to fund two training facilities for all county firefighters. Dry Ridge Fire Chief Tony Morgan  said the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education will be used to fund a smoke house and a training tower. The department is looking at property to accommodate both the buildings.

50 Years

June 8, 1962
Floyd G. Poore, 24, son of G.J. Poore of Williamstown, will receive his Doctor of Medicine degree for the University of Louisville. Poore is a 1955 graduate of Williamstown High School and received his bachelors degree from Georgetown College in 1958. Poore will move to Dayton, Ohio to begin a one-year internship with St. Elizabeth Hospital.

After July 1, 1962, it shall be unlawful for any person to act as an auctioneer within the State of Kentucky without being licensed by the Kentucky Board of Auctioneers. The new legislation was enacted by the 1962 General Assembly. Purpose of the law is to protect the public from incompetent auctioneers.