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10 Years Ago September 27, 2007 Two properties on Paynes Depot Road and third property on Faywood Lane were sold for $3.1 million, according to Sept. 17 deeds filed with the Woodford County clerk's office. Stonehaven Steadings, LLC (Jeff Reddoch, manager) purchased the properties. Michael Lloyd Russell and Vikki L. Russell sold 50.268 acres, more or less, on Paynes Depot Road for $1,105,360. C. Broussard Hundley sold 34.943 acres, more or less, on Paynes Depot Road and 22.741 acres, more or less, at 304 Faywood Lane for $2.014 million. This summer the Kiwanis Club of Versailles hosted a dinner for Kiwanis Scholarship recipients and their families. Three Woodford County High School graduating seniors were awarded $2,000 each. Lindsay Parker was presented the Versailles Kiwanis - Key Club scholarship for her leadership as president of the WCHS Key Club and her academic achievements and school and community service activities. Leah Wickline was presented the Versailles Kiwanis Club scholarship for her academic achievements and her school and community service activities. Kaylee Rousey was presented the Versailles Kiwanis Club scholarship for her academic achievements and school and community service activities. The undefeated Woodford County High School football team loaded up the buses this past Friday night and headed to Paintsville for a tangle with then-unbeaten Johnson Central, and the Jackets emerged with a 43-22 victory and the top spot in District 6. Johnson Central (4-1) entered the contest ranked eighth in Class 5-A, but the Yellow Jackets were the ones who played like a top-tier team. 25 Years Ago September 24, 1992 The realignment of magistrate district boundaries has been accomplished after months. of confusion and delays. The population in the eight districts ranges from 2,333 in District 3 to 2,662 in District. 7. Steve Blake has withdrawn as a school board candidate from Education, District 3. Robert W. Meyer, 70, a farmer and partner in the Bohannon-Meyer Insurance Co. in Versailles, died Sept. 19. He was a resident of the Military Pike in Fayette County. Postmaster Jack Stumbo and postal employees Gene Davis and Everett Baber will retire from the Versailles Post Office on Oct. 2. Julye Adams of Versailles has been elected treasurer of the freshman class at Lindsey Wilson College. Claudette Wills Jackson of Versailles was awarded the World of Poetry Gold Medal of Honor for her poem "A Mother Like Me" on Sept. 6 in San Francisco, and was inducted into the Homer Honor Society of International Poets. John R. Lodmell and Candy L. Mason, graduates of Woodford County High School, have been named Advanced Placement Scholars by the College Board. Awarded scholarships at Eastern Kentucky University were Woodford students Tressa H. Brumley, Marti S. Burton, Lisa A. Goins, Shawnda N. Osborne, and Shelley R. Downey. The WCHS Yellow Jackets defeated host Harrison County 28-7 Friday night. 40 Years Ago September 29, 1977 Woodford County will join Hancock and Boyle counties in an effort to save local occupational taxes under authority granted in the 1972 Home Rule Act. The state Supreme Court recently struck down the act. If not successfully challenged, the ruling would take away all local legislative powers from county fiscal courts. Candidates for homecoming queen at Woodford County High School are Sharon Willoughby, Cathy Clouse, Barbara Terry, Faith Cassell, arid Kathy Goode. A. B. Chandler took the oath of office for his fourth term on the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees at a Sept. 20 meeting. Leonard K. Nave; assistant county attorney for the, past four years, has resigned from that office effective Dec. 31. Dan Lyons, Midway College admissions counselor since early 1976, will become the college's basketball coach. this fall. The Woodford County Yellow Jackets won their fifth straight football game of the season Friday night, defeating Scott County 29-23. Officers of the senior class at WCHS are Jane Hutcherson, president; Kathy Goode, vice president; Barbara Terry, secretary; and Jenny Edds, treasurer.