From Our Files
10 Years Ago October 21, 2010 Morgan Jolly of Versailles was crowned Miss Harvest Queen at the 11th annual Harvest Queen Pageants held in Mackville on Oct. 9. Adrienne Yvonne Smither recently received a master of arts degrees in education; learning and behavior disorders from Georgetown College. State Veterinarian Robert C. Stout, of Versailles, was honored as the Kentucky Veterinarian of the Year by the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association on Oct. 9 during the Mid-America Veterinary Conference in Louisville. Woodford County Farm Bureau began work on its new building on Lexington Road. R.J. Corman plans to add another railroad track in downtown Midway alongside the existing one. The Yellow Jackets’ senior night was spoiled with a 69-35 defeat against Johnson Central. The Woodford County girls’ soccer team won District Oct. 21 against Anderson County 2-1 but lost to Tates Creek in the regionals Monday night. The Woodford County boys’ soccer team won the District 25 championship games Oct. 16 with a 1-0 victory against Franklin County. 25 Years Ago October 19, 1995 Jessica Davis was crowned Woodford County High School’s 1995 homecoming queen at the Harrison County football game Friday night. Her attendants were senior Carey Jones, junior Laura Adams, sophomore Lindsey Colvin, and freshman Rebecca Anderson. The WCHS Yellow Jackets topped Harrison 27-14. The Versailles City Council has adopted an ordinance restricting liquor sales to businesses that make 90 percent of their revenue from alcohol sales. The council also approved, although reluctantly, a measure to take over the ownership and operation of the Woodford Hotel. Phil Weisenberger, Woodford County miller, was the recipient of the preservation award from the Kentucky Heritage Council in September. He was honored for continuing his family’s tradition of milling using water-power turbines. Helen C. Seitz of Versailles graduated recently from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis. The WCHS boys’ soccer team finished the regular season undefeated and with one tie, and is ranked No. 6 in the state. 40 Years Ago October 16, 1980 Karen Hogg of Versailles is a candidate for Morehead State University homecoming queen. Kate Noye of Versailles has been named to the dean’s list for the fall term at Centre College. Blanche and Owen Range received a trophy for their dance performance in an Arthur Murray Showcase competition Sunday in Cincinnati. Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Bartlett have returned to their home in Hyattsville, Md., after a visit here with Mrs. Roberta Phillips, Marilyn Phillips, and other relatives. Dr. Newell G. Hicks of Midway was presented an award for dedication and service to the veterinary profession at the recent annual meeting of the Kentucky Veterinary Medicine Association. A fire at a dwelling in Midway last Thursday claimed the life of 79-year-old Jesse Fish. The Woodford County High School Yellow Jackets won their seventh straight football game with a two-overtime, 20-14 verdict over Danville Friday night.