Looking back at Clark County for Aug. 1, 2019

Published 9:36 am Thursday, August 1, 2019

15 years ago

Aug. 3, 2004

— Winners of the Nine Shortest Hole Tournament played at the Winchester County Club by the Women’s Golf Association were Kathy Lewis, first, and Lois Oliver and Betty Bonar, tied for second. Evelyn Powell was nine-hole winner.

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— A record-number of participants took part in the District Four 4-H tractor and lawn driving contest recently at the Clark County Fairgrounds. County junior winners were Travis Drumm in lawn tractor and Leland McCord in large tractor.

Aug. 4, 2004

— John Vanable was inducted in the Clark County Agriculture Hall of Fame and named Clark County Farmer of the Year at the Clark County Fair.

Aug. 5, 2004

— Members of the GRCHS girls soccer team claimed a gold medal in the Bluegrass State Games. The team beat Nelson County, Bowling Green and Tates Creek before knocking off Louisville Assumption with a 1-0 win in the second sudden death overtime.

25 years ago

Aug. 3, 1994

— Stevi Shea Haskins, 4, was named the Little Princess, and Andrew Logan McIntosh, 3, was named the Little Prince during one of several contests at the Clark County Fair.

— The GRCHS girls’ varsity cheerleaders won the grand championship of the large-varsity division at the Eastern Kentucky University International Cheerleading Association Summer Camp in Richmond.

Aug. 4, 1994

—Top winners in the 1994 Miss Clark County Fair Teen Pageant were, from left, Samantha Butler, first runner up; Jessica Goodpaster, Miss Congeniality; Serena Curry, Miss Clark County Fair Teen; Misty Howard, second runner up; and Julie Lyons Smith, third runner up.

50 years ago

July 30, 1969

— Kathy Kohlbecker and Harold Edwards were chosen to play lead roles in the GRCHS summer workshop in theater arts presentation of “Teahouse of the August Moon.” Karen Watts was selected at narrator and supporting role would be played by Jim Stafford.

July 31, 1969

— Construction on the walls of phase one of the $3.6 million Hillcrest Manor apartment complex has begun at the 30-acre site off the Lexington Road. Plans call for the eventual construction of the 300 living units in one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. Included in the first phase will also be a swimming pool, tennis courts and outdoor picnic grills.

Aug. 1, 1969

— James A. Farris, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Farris, would compete in the Clark County Fair and Horse Show with his Tennessee Walking Pony, Shadon’s Co Pilot.

— The Curry Brothers won three prizes recently at the Blue Grass Fair in Lexington. In the 4-H Beef Show, beef breeding class, they showed the grand champion Hereford. In the Hereford class, they won the senior calf and the junior yearling event.