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Society News young people of the Baptist last Saturday in Beaver Dam with Rev. Taylor, Mrs. Electa Brock and Devine as chaperones. On they are planning a party in the church Annetta Mae Howerton is a few weeks visiting her and family in Memphis, Don Sullivan and Amy were dinner guests on her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Willard Thomas, spent Sunday in with Mr. and Mrs. arid Mr. and Mrs. Jim Mary Maple spent Thursday parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geary of McHenry. T. McGuyer and Mrs. Mark of Beaver Dam Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Hun- saker, Lori and Jenny on Sunday" afternoon. Mrs. Jean Curtis is home after having surgery at the Owensboro- Daviess County Hospital. She is improving nicely. Mr. and Mrs. Hulet Curtis had as guests on Friday and Saturday their son Dick Curtis and Mrs. Curtis and family of Louisville. Mr. Alan Stewart returned home after a week of vacation in Florida. Welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Kreuger who have moved here from Dale Dixon, Ohio County Heart Fund chairman, has announced the appointment of the following com- munity Heart Fund chairmen: Mrs. Darrell Arnold--Cromwell, Mrs. 4-dr., 6 cyl., automatic, air, radio, 4000 miles, radial tires. vinyl roof, AM/FM radio, radial tires, silver with red roof, real sharp. Coupe, air, vinyl roof, power steering & brakes, AM/FM ra- radial wsw tires, demo. B210 Hatchback, 4-speed, radio, real gas saver. 2+2 Fastback, 4-speed, 4 cyl., radio, solid white. 2-dr. Coupe, vinyl roof, air, power, radio, automatic, wsw tires, local car. 2 Ir. coupe, radial wsw tires, radio, power, vinyl roof, real clean car. Ragtop. passenger, V-8, automatic, window all around. STYLESIDE PICKUP RANGER 00 Styleside Pickup Ranger, V-8, automatic, radio. Long & wide, 6 cyl., automatic, priced to sell. aA ton Pickup, V-8, 4-speed, local truck. F-100 Styleside, V-8, cruise-o-matic, radio, two tone paint. HWY. 231 N. BEAVER DAM, KENTUCKY See or Call Ed Farris or Guffie Morris THE OHIO COUNTY TIMES, HARTFORD, KENTUCKY, FEBRUARY 12, 1976 17 Michigan City, Indiana. Mrs. Ed Spurlock returned home Friday from the Ohio County Hospital after having surgery last Tuesday. Cheryl Taylor, student at Western Kentucky University spent the weekend with her parents and sister Mr. and Mrs. I. E. Taylor and Lawanna. Mr. and Mrs. Barry Shultz of Owensboro spent Sunday with Mrs. Rose Maddox, Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Maddox and Troy and Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Sublett and attended services at the Baptist church. Malcolm Shields--McHenry, Mrs. Dannie Decker--Rockport, Wendell Allen--Rosine, Mrs. David Raley-- Horse Branch, Martha Reneer-- Centertown, Mrs. Everett Myers-- Fairview, Mrs. Aubrey Newcom-- Beda, Jerry Likens--No Creek, Mrs. Lewis Rhoades--Fordsville, Leslie Reynolds--Dundee. Other chairmen are to be named in a few days. The Twentieth Century Woman's Club is in charge of collection in Beaver Dam. In Hartford the Heart Fund drive is conducted by the Hartford Young Woman's Club. Herschel Gray will serve as business chairman in Fordsville. The community chairmen will coordinate the efforts of volunteers who will visit residential areas during the month of February to distribute heart-saving information and collect funds to support research, educational and community service programs sponsored by the Kentucky and American Heart Associations. Heart Sunday is February 29. The volunteers will be visiting on this day. Gospel Sing Cancelled A gospel song concert of the Sego Brothers and Naomi announced last week in the paper, has been cancelled according to Wendell Allen of Rosine, president of the Ohio County Historical Society. The organization was to have sponsored event which was originally set for Friday night February 20 at the Beaver Dam Elementary School. The nationally known Nashville group of singers will probably be in the county in April, Allen said. . . , ... ~.o:~.~:~,:.~o.,~ - . ~: "} "t I -- llJ II 12 I,; II IT I" "Oh, I don't know! .... I'll just retire and spend a little time in Florida." This was the reply of Mrs. Opal Duke when asked about her plans following the closing of the area Selective Service Office in Owensboro at the end of this month. Mrs. Duke, a resident of Hartford and executive secretary of Local Board No. 20, has been with the selective service system for more than 28 years. The state's 125 draft boards and 12 area offices will lock their doors on Feb. 28 when the 27-year-old service is terminated. "We don't do a lot around here now. We haven't had a registration since last April and most of the time is spent packing files and sending them to East Point, Ga. for storage," Mrs. Duke said. A native of Mayfield in Graves County, Mrs. Duke remained in the Hartford office for most of her 28 years. Her duties were altered in the early 1970's when she :starts spew Opal Duke Pinpoints Final Day @ ding three days in Hartford and two days in Central City. She was transferred to Owensboro in 1972 where she will be one of the 12 executive secretaries helping to end a chapter in American history. Despite discontinuance of the law requiring young men 18 years of age to register, Mrs. Duke still does a smattering of business in Owen- sboro's Federal Building. "A lot of boys just didn't get the message and still come in to register," she said. According to state selective service records, approximately 800,000 young men registered with the state's draft boards in the past 27 years. Col. Taylor L. Davidson, director of the state's Selective Service office, said 101,714 Kentuckians were in- dUcted in the armed services during the Cold War period and the Korean and Vietnam wars. Dec. 27, 1972 was the date the last Kentuckian was inducted into the military. Mrs. Duke does not take issue with The regular DQ Sundae comes different sizes. Taste our rich toppings--- made to go exclusively with cool, creamy Dairy Queen! This is the sundae that could even make a banana split jealous! It has fresh-banana slices in it-pecans, too-- and a whipped topping with a cherry. MAKE VALENTINE'S DAY A SUNDAE! 'LeT'$ ALL GO TO I)AII V QUE N" Highway 231 - 298-7333 - Hartford, KY. *Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. Am. D, Q. Corp. 1973 Am. D. Q. Corp. the government's decision to close the offices but she does harbor feelings. "It's hard to realize there won't be draft board offices. You have mixed feelings about it. Sometimes you know boys didn't want to go, but you wonder what would happen if an emergency arose," she said. She hopes the records stored in Georgia will serve to handle any emergency that might come up. Approximately 28 employes will lose their jobs in Kentucky because of the government's action but two or three persons will remain on the payroll in Kentucky to staff the Reconciliation Service Program .... a program designed to find jobs for those individuals who were AWOL or evaded the draft, according to Davidson. Although Mrs. Duke is not overly concerned about going into retirement, she does foresee a lot of spare time. "You get used to working after 28 years and it will be difficult trying to find something to occupy time," she said. Mrs. Duke and Margaret Greer, the other employe in the Owensboro of- rice, are among the 28 affected who are eligible for retirement. While she won't be directly in- volved, Mrs. Duke said registration and Selective Service classification cards should be kept even after the end of the draft and registration. "There still is a Selective Servic- Law and there may be a time when they again will have to register." Pleasant Ridge Fire Department Elects New Officers The Pleasant Ridge Fire Depart- ment met Tuesday night for the regular meeting and election of of- ficers for 1976. Elected were Lonnie helps, president; Jerry Taylor, vice president; Jan Grunigan, secretary; Judy McManaway, treasurer; Fire Chief, Kenneth Bartlett; assistant, Alvey Braden; directors, Howard Boncher, 3 year term, Bob Slaton, one year term, and publicity chairman, Maxine,Boucher. Aldridges Announce Birth Of Daughter January 26th Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Aldridge of White Plains, Ky., are the proud parents of a new daughter. She was born January 26 at the Hopkins County Hospital. She has been named Kara Elaine and she weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Moseley of McHenry and Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Cross of Cataula, Georgia. Great grandparents are Mr. S. A. Moseley of Beaver Dam, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse King of Thomaston, Georgia and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Macon of Cataula, Ge 'gia.