Looking back, July 14, 2020


25 Years Ago - May 9, 1995

    Falmouth City Council okays plans for new drug store. The drug store will be built in the vacant lot next to Dr. Wilbur Wilson’s office on West Shelby Street. The lot adjoining it will also be developed.
    Amy Moreland has been named NKU Athlete of Distinction. This is the highest honor the university’s athletic council makes to a student athlete. Coach Nancy Winstel said of Moreland, “She epitomizes what a student athlete should be, and Amy Moreland has been a pleasure for me to be around the past four years.”
    Pendleton County Country Club is now in the process of adding nine more holes to become an 18 hole course. A meeting back in 1967 at the Small Fry Restaurant attended by 45 people set in motion the plans to build the original course. The course was finally seeded in 1969 as construction began.
    The annual free art show will be held this year at the courthouse grounds on May 20. Whatever kind of painter you are, you are invited to the show this year. No entry fee or framing necessary.

50 Years Ago - May 1, 1970

    Robert M. Jones will assume the duties of Pendleton County Agent on May 1
    James Beckham Wilson, well known lumberman, passed away Friday April 17, 1970
    Willard Wolfe, Falmouth, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 1970
    Mrs. Fannie Cordray, 75, of Falmouth, passed away Monday, April 27, 1970
    Mrs. Lula Crain Adams, aged 86 years, passed away Saturday, April 25, 1970
    Chester Arthur Wright, son of the late Warren and Minnie Baker Wright, was born September 18, 1889 and passed away Tuesday April 21, 1970
    Troy Buckler Sr. passed away Wednesday April 22, 1970. He leaves his wife Mrs. Mildred Doan Buckler.

75 Years Ago - April 28, 1945

    With the division of the 7th Army, Germany-- Ross C. Owens, husband of Mrs. Edythe Newkirk Owens, Butler, has recently been promoted to the grade of technician fourth grade. His division is fighting on the front of Lt. Gen. Alexander M. Patch’s American Seventh Army in Germany.
    With the Seventh Armored Division in Europe-- Capt. James E. Carpenter, 29, Falmouth, recently was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious service in France, Belgium, Holland, and Germany from August 11, 1944- March 16, 1945
    Pfc. Gaylord Lee Archibald, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar L. Archibald of Peach Grove, has been promoted to corporal. He is graduate of the Butler High School and entered the Army in November 1942. He has been serving in the South Pacific for the past 19 months.
    Miss Elizabeth J. Ross, aged 77, one of the city’s best known and highly beloved Christian women, peacefully passed on at the Phoenix Hotel on Saturday Morning April 21, 1945
    Mrs. Florence Ethel Casson, daughter of the late James and Jemima Wiley Hayden, was born July 8, 1882, and departed this life Monday, April 16, 1945

100 Years Ago - May 1, 1920

    Mrs. Bettie Parmelia Sheanshang, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dawson, was born June 1884, and departed this life April 1920. She was happily married to Stephen A. Sheanshang in February 1918.
    Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Sullivan of Lightfoot’s Fork vicinity are rejoicing over the arrival of a little son, who was born on MondayApril 20.
    Born to the wife of John Eshmon on April 17 a fine little daughter Edith Ruth.
    Mr. and Mrs. William Adams near Concord have been entertaining a new daughter at their home since Friday, April 16. The little Niss has been named Geneva Lee.
    Born to the wife of Charles Anness of near Morgan a 10 lb. girl on April 19. The little Miss has been named Iva Irene.
    Born to the wife of James Crawford on Friday, April 16, an 8 lb. boy named Wallace Markley
    Willie Morgan Mains died Saturday, April 24.