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10 Years Ago July 2, 2009 The state’s Judicial Conduct Commission charged family court judge Tamra Gormley, who was appointed in 2007 to a district that covers Scott, Woodford and Bourbon counties, with misconduct in relation to three incidents in Scott and Woodford counties. Edward K. Roggenkamp IV,, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward K. Roggenkamp III of Versailles, graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School. The following students from Woodford County received degrees from Morehead State University: Sarah Picklesimer, Versailles, bachelor of science, cum laude; and Thomas McLean, Midway, master of public administration. 25 Years Ago June 30, 1994 Sarah Stopher was crowned Miss Woodford County Fair Saturday night. Runners-up were Megan Egbert, Jamie Farthing, Laura Copenhaver and Emtiy Sweeney. The Miss Teen Woodford County title was won by Suzy Morgan Friday night. Runners-up were Tabatha Allen, Mandy Littrell, Stacy Slugantz and Ashley Tincher. Ashley Miller was crowned Young Miss Woodford County Fair and Laura Gail Thompson was the Miss Pre-Teen Woodford County Fair winner. Victoria Lynn Owens of Versailles graduated from the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine on June 7. She is employed by a veterinary center in Bowling Green. Jacqueline M. Stutts was the recipient of the Woodford County Woman’s Club scholarship presented on WCHS Class Night. WCHS assistant football coach Buck Stewart has been recommended by a screening committee to be the Yellow Jackets’ new head coach. 40 Years Ago June 28, 1979 Kelli Belcher was crowned queen of the 1979 Woodford County Fair Tuesday night. Deborah Lane was first runner up; Mindy Stoops, second runner-up; Aletta Simpson, third runner up, and Melony Floyd, fourth runner-up. The school board bas voted to proceed with the purchase of a 17-acre tract of land adjoining Merewood subdivision as a site for a new school. No further water tap-ons will be allowed for the Dry Ridge Road water line extension until water pressure problems in the area are allieviated, the Woodford County Board of Health has ruled. The 25th anniversary of the location of Versailles Products (now Texas Instruments) here was being celebrated this week. On the dean’s list at Western Kentucky University for the spring semester were Susan J. Botts. Sarah E. Cox, Donna A. Cundiff, Denise B. Donaldson, Teresa D. Dutton, Catherine L. Fitzgerald, Lea Anne Hill, Jane K. Hutcherson, Robert R. Marshall, Sara Westfall, Deborah. K. Willoughby, Richard Lee Wight and Patricia J. Haynes. At Eastern Kentucky University, dean’s list students included Linda M. Collingsworth, Cheryl L. Dabney, Brenda K. Hillock, Robert A. Lancaster, Holly K. Stratton and Thomas S. White. Christopher Todd Whitley of Versailles has been awarded a Marshall Hahn Engineering Scholarship to attend Virgina Tech‘s College of Engineering. Graduating from Transylvania University were Jennifer E. Bond, Julie A. O’Shaughnessy, Deborah R. Hancock, Amanda G. Hicks, Patricia S. Jones and Mark C. Green.