Turning Back The Clock 6-30-11

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15 Years
June 27, 1996

Ray Berger resigned from the Grant County Board of Education to travel across the country. Berger, a retired Grant County school teacher, along with his wife, planned to travel as it had been a life-long dream of both. For his many years of service, Berger was given a preliminary drawing of the new Grant County High School.

Bob Scott, a KSP Post 6 officer was named 1995 Trooper of the Year during the annual 1996 Kentucky State Police Award ceremony held in Frankfort. Scott was a 23-year veteran of KSP and was chosen from 22 other nominees for this prestigious honor.

25 Years

June 26, 1986

At the First Annual Kiwanis Day, the auction consisted of many interesting and different items such as a free hour in jail (including meal from jailer Louie Jump), a wedding by Judge Executive B.D. Martin, furniture, oil changes and even a used pick-up truck. Entertainment followed with Rita Beach, Bo Woodyard, Richard Collins, the Walters Family and the Outlaw Band.

Angelia L. Chandler, daughter of Virgil and Margaret Chandler of 22 Sayer Drive, Williamstown was inducted as a member of Psi Chi Honor Society at Berea College. Psi Chi Honor Society recognizes students for excellence in the study of psychology.

50 Years

June 30, 1961

Grant County 4-H’ers won camp honors as outstanding campers at Camp Ernst 4-H Camp. Attendants were Molly Parsons, Bobby Brown, Ruth Eckler, Patricia Meeks, Martha Bonar, Dale Gutman, Donna Cobb, Tanya Powers, Penny Austin, Mary Lanter and John Blaine. Supervising the group was Robert Hume, County Agent; W.M. Johnson, Kentucky Utilities Company Farm Service Advisor and Mrs. Lou Bonar, leader.

Wilbur Bingham, who was a Captain in the US Army Reserve in World War II and commanded the Williamstown unit since 1956, was promoted to the rank of Major. He also was a rural letter carrier out of the Crittenden Post Office and a deacon of the Crittenden Baptist Church.

25 Years