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THE HART COUNTY NEWS-HERALD I July 11,2013 A9 The Hart County News-Herald : ii !if!: .... iii!!iii i!iiiiiiiii!ii( % !!i ii ii i!iii!i ii!ii '~'i ii~ii , TERRY SMITH presented the blue ribbon and County Fair Fried Chicken Contest, Kim Reese. PHOTOS SUBMITTED check to first place Winner in the Hart ,eese wins By CHARLES DOWLING WILLIAMS his son, Jacob Edwards, and Jonah Carter, our youngest judge ever, at age 13. The 16th Annual Fried Chicken Con- PBI Bank sponsored the contest and test at the Hart County Fair was held on awarded $300 in prize money. First Place Thursday, July 4, 2013, and Kim Reese of - $150, Second Place - $100, and Third Munfordville took first place again! Kelli Place $50. The Hart County Fair Board Thompson of Cub Run came in Second wishes to thank PBI Bank for its continued and her daughter, Martha Thompson, re- support of this outstanding contest. ceived Third place honors. I, personally, want to thank Peggy Av- Judges were, our perennial judge, Dr. ery, Judy England, and Jimmy England for James Middleton, and Christy Eatmon, their help in facilitating this unique con- Bonnieville Mayor Denis Edwards, and test. And I want to thank all entrants. MARTHATHOMPSON placed thirdinthe KELLI THOMPSON was second in the Hart County Fair Fried Chicken Contest. Hart County Fair Fried Chicken Contest. Terry Smith presented her with a ribbon Terry Smith presented her with a ribbon and check, and check. Not w to ATTRACTIONS IN HAR'I; Couwi'Y Daily--- American Cave Museum/Hidden River Cave. 119 East Main Street, Horse Cave. 1-65, Exit 58. Open daily 9am - 7pro. (270) 786-1466, DALLY --- Battle for the Bridge Historic Preserve. US 31-W, 3 miles south of the Munfordville exit. 1-65, Exit 65. Open daily for self-guided tours. (270) 524-0101. www. DALLY --- Cub Run Cave. 15101 Cub Run Highway, 15 miles west of Munfordville. 1-65, Exit 65. (270) 524-1444, www.cubrun- DALLY "- Big Buffalo Crossing Canoe & Kayak. Thelma Stovall Park in Munfordville. 1-65, Exit 65. Open year-round daylight un- til dark. (270) 774-7883 or (866) 233-2690, DALLY --- Hart County Historical Mu- seum. 109 Main Street, Munfordville. 1-65, Exit 65. Open 9 am - 4pm Mon. - Fri, 8 am to 4 pm Saturday. Closed Sunday. (270) 524-0101, DAILY --- Kentucky Down Under Adven- ture Zoo/Mammoth Onyx Cave. Visible from 1-65, Exit 58. Open daily 9 am to 8 pm. (270) 786-1010, information, phone (270) 773-6087 or go to UPCOMING EVENTS IN HART COUNTY July 11, 18&25 JAMMIN'ON THE PORCH Bluegrass Jam Session on Thursday nights at the Historic Thomas House in down- town Horse Cave. Public jam session fea- tures three separate rooms for jamming, restrooms, free parking. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm every Thursday. Free. For more information call (270) 218-0386. July 13 Horse Cave Homecoming Celebration Music from Bluegrass Express, food, and ac- tivities on the lawn of the historic Thomas House in downtown Horse Cave. Festivi- ties begin at 4 pm. For information, phone (270) 218-0386. July 13 - 14 ARTS IN THE PARK AT KENTUCKY DOWN UNDER ADVENTURE ZOO Enjoy arts, crafts, food and fun for the whole family while rediscovering Kentucky Down Under! New this year - Snow River Target Shooting Range, dingo pups "Zeus" and "Mars" in the new dingo habitat, and amazing falconry and bird show. For info or booth space call (270) 786-1010 or email DALLY --- Kentucky Stonehenge, 201 Lynn Ave., Munfordville. 1-65, Exit 65. For information (270) 524-4752 or go to www. DAILY---Green River Park & Arboretum (Thelma Stovall Park), 4.5 mile walking trail to Johnson Springs Park begins in north corner of Thelma Stovall Park. Free. Open daily year-round. Shuttle service available through Big Buffalo Crossing Canoe & Kay- ak. For information (270) 774-7883 or (866) 23372690. DALLY --- Mammoth Cave Adventures, 1994 Roy Hunter Road, Cave City. Treetop zipline tours, giant swing, 70- foot tower drop, horseback riding and camping. For August 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 JAMMIN'ON THE PORCH Bluegrass Jam Session on Thursday nights at the Historic Thomas House in down- town Horse Cave. Public jam session fea- tures three separate rooms for jamming, restrooms,, free parking. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm every Thursday. Free. For more information call (270) 218-0386. August 3 BACKTO SCHOOL BASH AT KENTUCKY DOWN UNDER ADVENTURE ZOO One free child admission with regular pay- ing adult. Hosted by Kentucky Down Un- der. Call (270) 786-1010 for more details. ROTARIAN AND HORSE CAVE MAYOR RANDALL CURRY,, second from left, brought some Horse Cave employees to Rotary recently to talk about their jobs. From left, they are Police Chief Sean Henry, Mayor Curry, Fire Chief Donnie Parker and Main- tenance Supervisory Jimmy Martin. 10 Years Ago- 2003 Branstetter, 71; Nathan "Abb" Mitchum, Two principals were hired for Hart 69, Park. County Schools. Steve Caven was hired at 65 Years Ago - 1948 Memorial and Jeff Maysey at Bonnieville. Deaths included Robert "Bob" Miller, The Munfordville City Council hired 74, Horse Cave. He was survived by his Haskell Borden as Code Enforcement Of- wife, Mrs. Cattie Lieu Miller, four daugh- ricer, ters and rive sons. Also Porter F. Lari- 20 Years Ago - 1993 more, 91, of the Rex community died at his Three Munfordville Methodist youth daughter's in Munfordville. and their pastor Randy Jones traveled to Tinker Gibson, Horse Cave Chief of Po- New York City to help feed the homeless, lice, resigned effective when a successor Those making the trip were Gus can be named. Tourville, Mandy Hatcher and Jason Link. J.M. Dodson resigned as superintendent Hawkins-Brooks Funeral Home beganof Horse Cave Schools to take a position their 24 hour obituary line. with the state Department of Insurance. William and Mary L. Dice celebrated Mary Jane Dorsey Smith was a member their 50th wedding anniversary, of the news staff of the Carmi, IL Demo- 25 Years Ago - 1988 crat Tribune. She is the daughter of Mr. Nora Stith was named postmaster at and Mrs.A.H. Dorsey, Horse Cave. Rowletts, succeeding Terryl Coats. 65 Years Ago - 1943 Tara L. McCubbins was named Miss Deaths included Isaac Rucker, 53, Tan- Farmer RECC as the electric coop cel- net; Mrs. Ruby Perkins Broady, 44, wife ebrated 50 years of service, of Mr. Johnnie Broady, Hardyville; James 30 Years Ago - 1983 Robert Carden, 83, Canmer. Melynn Vance, daughter of Sue Kidd, Virginia Ann Meadows, Horse Cave, Canmer, was crowned Miss Hart County married Petty Officer 3rd Class Joe Barber Fair. Tammy Schlafke was first runner-up; Jr., Rowletts in Decanter, AL. Faith Ann Puckett, second runner-up and Six Hart Countians enlisted in the En- Tammy Thompson, Miss Congeniality. gineer Specialist Corps: Otis Ward, Man- A petition signed by some 300 people fordville; Earl Mathis, Kessinger; and asked that Canmer be made a separate vot- Gilbert Srygler, Bon]aieville, as light truck ing precinct, separate from the Memorial drivers; Victor Edwards, Hardyville, con- precinct: struction foreman; Orla McCubbin, Horse 35 Years Ago - 1978 Cave, Automobile mechanic; and Edward The grand opening of Jr Foods Store in Lowe Pedigo, Horse Cave surgical techni- Horse Cave benefited Horse Cave Theatre. cian. Skip Davidson was operating the canoe The Logsdon Valley correspondent" re- livery at Thelma Stovall Park in Munford- ported "nice rains in this locality. School Ville. has begun with Jack Reynolds as teacher." Lonoke: Baptist Church celebrated the Bonds were being sold by the county for 100th anniversary of its building. The con- the rebuilding of Memorial Consolidated gregation was organized in 1803. School. The Hart County Historical Society was 75 Years Ago - 1938 named chief beneficiary of the Roy Cann "Friday, the 13th, has been considered estate, by observers to be an unlucky day. Not al- A wall at Stearman Funeral Home was ways says W.H. Gadberry of Horse Cave. being constructed of rocks salvaged from On last Friday morning, after the heaviest the property where the John Rowlett house rain of the season, Mr. Gadberry succeeded stood on Hwy. 88 near the depot, without the aid of a bathing suit for the 40 Years Ago - 1973 flooded sidewalks, to reach the depot and Doris McCombs, Munfordville, mar-joyfully went to work. About 11:30 one of fled Robert Turner Cloar, Union City, TN his neighbors from the country drove down on July 9 at the Munfordville Methodist to the depot and said that she had come to Church. spend the day with him and that he must 11 Hart County 4-Hers attended camp be present at the noon hour. He accepted, at Camp Bingham in Washington: Martha bringing home with him his lunch box, Sue Sturgeon and Blondina Kidd, Blue- which when opened, proved to be filled grass Club; Carol Logsdon and Woodson with empty dishes. As he neared his home Wilkerson, Happy Valley Club; Doris Jane he was bewildered at seeing the vast crowd Cartmill and Patsy Murray, Hilltoppers of neighbors and relatives which filled his Club; Kaye Payton, Horse Cave; Harold yard and house. Not until he got out of the Ard and John Read, Back Forks Club; car did it come to him that it was his 64th and Charles L. Stinson and Dale Redford, birthday." Heart of Hart Club. Tommy Kaye was the name of the son Construction was ready to begin on the born at the Horse Cave home of Mr. and new recreation center on the fairgrounds. Mrs. Thomas Kinney. "Lloyd Greene, Cave City, bought the More than 40 attended the Smith family Stiles Department Store in Munfordville. reunion at the home of Mr. E.F. Smith and Deaths included Rev. James Priddy, 75, sister, Miss Tina Smith in Horse Cave. Bonnieville. Plans were underway for the construc- 50 Years Ago - 1963 tion of a new high school building in Horse Dana Ruth Bennett, Horse Cave, mar- Cave. It was to contain a gymnasium and ried Billie Reagan, Glasgow in Celina, TN. auditorium at a cost of $65,000. Mrs. Leon Meadows was given a sur- 80 Years Ago - 1933 prise birthday dinner. Those present were Hazel Jones, Horse Cave', married Bert Mrs. and Mrs. Leon Meadows, Mr.and B.Miller, Horse Cave. Mrs. Paul Meadows, Mr. and Mrs. Glen "Born to Mr.and Mrs.Marshall Spradlin, Atwell, Kevin and Daytha, Mr. and Mrs. July 13th, an 8 pound daughter, Joan Mar- W.W. Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. George celine." Meadows, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Mudd Mead- Mr. Frank Neal Parrish and Morris Par- ows, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Meadows, Kathy fish, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Collie Parrish of and Larry, Mr. and Mrs. Randell Thomp- New Mexico, formerly of Horse Cave, vis- son, Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Thompson, Janice ited Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Withers for a short and Dale, Mr. and Mrs. John T. Thompson, while this week. Connie, Gayla and Mike, Mr. and Mrs. 90 Years Ago- 1923 Dorchus Atwell, Carol, Denny and Lenny The Waterloo School opened with Mrs. and Jimmy Williams. Louise Martin and Miss Vashti Cartmill as 55 Years Ago - 1958 teachers. 17 students were on hand the first Options were on file for the purchase day. of Great Onyx Cave and Crystal Cave, 1o- William Goebel is the name of the son cated entirely within Mammoth Cave Na- born at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Goebel tional Park. Grady, Canmer. Five Cavema High School Majorettes 95 Years Ago'-1918 attended camp at the Smith Walbridge Mr. C.L. Jewell purchased the P.W. Majorette Camp, Syracuse, IN. They are Walthall property on Walthall Avenue from Gloria Clymer, Janet Stinson,Ada Sidwell, Mr.R.T. Smith. Elizabeth Poynter and Jeaneen Jewell.- Among those reporting for duty with The two-story brick Redford home 1o- the U.S. Forces from Horse Cave were cated on the Payton property between John WilliamFisher, MiltonLee Burd,Ad- Guthrie and Higbee Street was being razed dis Bradley Harper, Roy Melvin Dale and by the city for a parking lot. Jodie K. Kinslow. New arrivals included a sons, Charles "Misses Bess Mustaln and Clarice Eng- Barry for Mr. and Mrs. Chester Devine, land, Messrs Taylor Bethel and Orville Canmer; Tony Neal for Mr. and Mrs. Don- Comstock motored to Mammoth Cave ald Howell; Kenneth Thomas to Mr. and Sunday afternoon." Mrs. Kenny Sidwell; Joseph Timothy to "Mr. and Mrs. Chris Wilson, Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. Billy Joe Smith, Hardyville, Mrs. Trigg Caudle, Mr.and Mrs. Buford Rt. 2. Ross motored to West Point and Louisville, Deaths included Mrs. Auora Boles last week." i