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Looking back at Clark County

50 years ago

Oct. 8, 1969

— The Clark County Farm Bureau was recognized for its achievement in being the fifth local Farm Bureau in the state to reach its membership quota by Henry Brown, district field representative, at the 38th annual meeting of the organization at the Brown-Proctor Hotel.

Oct. 10, 1969

— John B. Flynn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis B. Flynn, Boone Ave., is one of 261 new students selected for the Culver Military Academy, Culver, Ind., this fall. Flynn is a freshman.

— Mr. and Mrs. Tom Baskett of Covington and Tom Baskett of Evansville, Ind., were the guests  of Mr. and Mrs. George McCormick at their home on West Lexington Avenue.

Oct. 11, 1969

— How to give the boot to the kid with a Beatle hairstyle is the current topic of the Kentucky School Board Association. A meeting of the association attended by 60 representatives of 10 school districts centered its discussion on expulsion and suspension of fuzzy juveniles.

10 years ago

Oct. 7, 2009

— Members of the Winchester-Clark County Planning Commission agreed the new school facilities plan is in accordance with the county’s current comprehensive plan. The plan calls for a 250,000-square foot building on 90 acres with frontage on New Boonesboro Road and Old Boonesboro Road. The three-level building will include a fine arts wing, a multipurpose community room and an interior courtyard.

Oct. 9, 2009

— Amy Ross of Winchester was selected as an extra and a tiler, meaning she will appear in multiple scenes and wear different costumes, for the filming of “Secretariat.”

Oct. 10, 2009

— The first doses of the new H1N1 flue vaccine arrived in Winchester and will begin to be distributed. The Clark County Health Department received 200 doses in the first of what will be small weekly shipments.