Looking Back for Aug. 8, 2019

Published 9:27 am Thursday, August 8, 2019

15 years ago

Aug. 7, 2004

— Miss Clark County Fair pageant winners were Erin Ashley, best smile; Ali Pergram, first runner-up; Ashlee Evans, 2004 Miss Clark County Fair; Felicia Davidson, second runner-up; Ashley Crawford, third runner-up; and Jennifer Felts, Miss Congeniality.

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— Could a new skateboard park be constructed in the future? Winchester City Commissioner Liz Ashcroft addressed the need for a “Beginners Park” for younger skateboarders within the city limits at a meeting of the Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation Board.

25 years ago

Aug. 6, 1994

— Advertised at Chakeres Skyvue drive-in. Two big hits: Jim Carrey’s “The Mask” followed by “Ace Ventura Pet Detective” and Harrison Ford’s “Clear and Present Danger” followed by Eddie Murphy’s “Beverly Hills Cop III.”

Aug. 8, 1994

— Blake Ferguson, 5, and Heather Palmer, 8, were crowned Little Mister and Miss Clark County Fair.

Aug. 9, 1994

— Though driving an unfamiliar horse in an unfamiliar country, Cindy Goff recently helped her U.S. teammates win a bronze medal at the World Disabled Driving Championships in Gloucestershire, England.

— Leslie Rachelle Carter, 11, won first place in her age class in the Bluegrass Beauty Pageant in Lexington. She is the daughter of Ronna Hawkins and Ricky Carter.

50 years ago

Aug. 5, 1969

—A map prepared by the Clark County Schools showed the redistribution of students formerly enrolled at Oliver School, which closed the previous school year.  Approximately 155 students from Oliver School were assigned to Hannah McClure, Hickman, Central, Victory Heights and Fannie Bush schools.

Aug. 7, 1969

— Charlotte A. Floyd, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jewell E. Hamon, was promoted to Army private pay grade E-2 upon completion of basic training July 18 at Ft. McClellan, Ala.