25 and 50 years ago for Feb. 25, 2017

Published 1:07 pm Saturday, February 25, 2017

Feb. 25, 1992

Hopes, prayers and songs were all that slaves had, but that was enough to get them through the times and help them to overcome their troubles.  That was the message students at Shearer School received at an assembly Monday afternoon. The program was part of the educational programs offered locally during February in observance of Black history Month.

Tammy L. Goebel, Winchester, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Northern Kentucky university, highland Heights, with a grade point standard of 3.6 or higher.

Judy Hicks, chairperson of George Rogers Clark High School’s Business Department, has been named to the Kentucky Department of Education’s Task Force on Business and Marketing Education. The 22-member task force consists of secondary business and marketing teachers and educators from state universities.

Feb. 25, 1967

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Bits of Dist. Atty. Jim Garrison’s Kennedy assassination probe continue to pop to the surface, but the overall picture remains a closely guarded secret.

From the ads: Lenten Special. Fish sandwich, 5 for 75 cents. Get your order in now. Won’t last long. Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Jackson House.

The Sun congratulates Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Wayne Rice, 27 Park Ave., on the birth of a son Saturday at the Clark County Hospital. He has been named Michael Wayne.

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Conkwright have purchased the home of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Baber, Lindberg Road, Fairfield Park. the transaction was handled by James Q. Haggard, Realtor.