Turning Back the Clock 6-9-11

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15 Years Ago

June 6, 1996
Students in Barbara Gayheart’s social studies classes at Grant County Middle proposed bills to be sent through the lawmaking process. A president was elected in each class and the remainder of the students was divided into House and Senate committees. Presidents Leslee Garman and Kelli Morgan were able to pass or veto bills.

Four students at Grant County Middle received a trip from Grant County Drugs and Quatros Limousine for perfect attendance. Seventh grade students Jared Gordon and Desiree Lewis, and eighth grade students Billy Chipman and Ashlee Ammerman were chosen in random drawing.

25 Years Ago

June 12, 1986
Kathy Berger was inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta at Georgetown College, as she was one in 24 eligible. Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society which honors high scholastic achievement in college freshmen, with a grade point average of 3.5 and are registered full-time.

Grant County High Senior Joy Parnell placed second in the state VICA Diesel Mechanics competition. The contest consisted of four 15-minute stages in which major functions of a diesel engine had to be checked and repaired. Nineteen other regional winners state-wide competed in Jody’s category.

50 Years Ago

June 9, 1961
Doris V. Clark of Williamstown was honored at a luncheon for her 20 years of service at DuBois Chemicals, Inc. of Cincinnati. Clark was at that time director of research. She joined DuBois in May of 1941. Clark received a commemoration plaque signed by more than 30 fellow employees and a diamond ring.

Miss Georgia Vincent was chosen to represent the Corinth Lions Club in the Beauty Pageant of the Bluegrass fair held in Lexington. There she competed against 20 other Central Kentucky Lions Clubs to receive a $300 wardrobe, and is eligible to compete later that winter for the title of official hostess of the 1962 Kentucky State Fair.