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10 Years Ago July 15, 2010 Loren “Squirrel” Carl, of Woodford County, was sworn in by U.S. District Judge Henry R. Wilhoit Jr. as the new U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Kentucky on July 9. Carl, a former Woodford County police chief and sheriff, was nominated by Congressman Ben Chandler for the post. Quad/Graphics, Inc., headquartered in Sussex, Wis., announced that its acquisition of World Color Press Inc. was complete as of July 2. Residents of Cedar Ridge Subdivision voiced concerns about a proposal to downzone 9.03 acres of vacant property in their subdivision during a hearing on July 8. The Rev. Doug Simpson and his wife, Connie, left Pinckard Baptist Church after 24 years of service. Tiffany Fanter, Karah McDaniel, Joseph Hayden Barrows, Laura Adkins and Callie Reichenbach were presented with $1,000 college scholarships by the Versailles Kiwanis Club at a meeting July 6. 25 Years Ago July 13, 1995 Dr. Martin Carr, a Harrison County educator. has been ap­pointed by the Woodford County Board of Education as interim superintendent of Woodford County Schools. Wilson’s Pool Room on Lexington Street is celebrating its 40th business anniversary. Billy Wilson has been proprietor and chief cook for the past 25 years. Will Parks retired June 30 as president and CEO of First National Bank and Trust Co. of Woodford County. Contracts have been awarded for the expansion and upgrading of the North Woodford County Water District, at a cost of $841,000. Bill McDaniel is the new president of the Versailles Lions Club. Ralph Canter and Jack Stumbo are first and second vice presidents, respectively. On the president’s list at Western Kentucky University were Versailles students Michelle Lee Glorie, Sheryl L. McCracken, Gretchen Keeley Smith, and Lesley Carole Trana. Garrett Graddy was the recipient of several awards for her junior year at Lexington’s Paul Laurence Dunbar High School. Shon Newton of Versailles won two bronze medals in distance running at the Special Olympics World Games in New Haven, Conn. 40 Years Ago July 10, 1980 The Board of Adjustment has approved a conditional use permit for Ed Hogg to construct a car wash on a tract of land on Wilson Avenue. The hottest day of the year in Kentucky occurred Tuesday, with some areas of the state reaching a temperature of 100 or above. It was 93 here. Howard Tilghman, 63, a Versailles businessman and a retired employee of the University of Kentucky, died Wednesday, July 2. Combined deposits at Woodford County’s two banks at the close of business on June 30 totaled $76,910,323.47. Robert A. Truitt of Versailles graduated from Transylvania University last month with a B. A. degree in biology. Jeff Serber of Versailles recently spent two weeks in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with Tony Fernandez. Transylvania University’s Bicentennial lecture on Nov. 19 will spotlight the life of former Gov. A. B. Chandler. Jenny Sherburne of Midway was named to the dean’s list at Berea College for the spring semester. Teresa Jones of Midway has been awarded a scholarship by the Woodford County Business and Professional Women’s Club. She will enter Eastern Kentucky University this fall

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