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,9 \ Picture ,, ,,,,,,, / , , , , " ,,,, ',,, , VOLUME Z NUMBER 33 HARTFORD, KENTUCKY MAY25, 1967 IIIII I 1 IZ PAGES * TEN CENTS im i | i _, : _ : ~ h :- :! _ ~ Coach Underhill, Mr. and Mrs. Tarrants, and Coach Oldham look on as Lowell Tarrants signs athletic grant With Western. Coach Van Washer poses with Teddy Alexander and Pete Gilstrap after the boys accept scholarships from Cumberland College Ohio County carried Nunn and Ward to victory In local primaries. It was an upset Wednesday af- ternoon as final reports showed Judge Loule B. Nunn passing and pulling ahead of Republican candi- date Judge Marlow Cook. Late Tuesday night Nunn supporters throughout Kentucky were begin- ning to shake their heads sadly as precinct tabulations put Cook ahead of Nunn and kept him there. The margin was slim but Cook's brother and father were telling re- porters the victory was in the bag for their candidate. As the news pearances in Ohio County during the pre-primary campaign months. As the Republicans were won- dering who would be their can- didate for governor the Democrats were equally confused over their Lt. Governor's name. The vic- tory banner was handed back and forth between Democratic can- didates Wendell Ford of Daviess County and Robert Matthews of Shelby County throughout Tuesday night. Both candidates Matthews and Ford seemed to be popular In the state. Ohio County, however, gave a P j stations closed last night the racelarge percentage of its votes to rarrants eceives Full Grant Alexander, Gilstra oin Cumberland ColleEe Republican governor can- Wendell Ford, Ford 96l votes- didacy was still close but Cook Matthews 188. was maintaining the lead. Wednesday morning It looked Lowell Tarrants, Ohio County can provide. Some of the scholar- Coach Van Washer announced to- best defensive players I saw play By Wednesday afternoon it wasa as If Matthews had finally pulled rtlgh School basketballstar, signed ships I have given out will pay for day the signing of Pete Gilstrap last year, and I feel he will have tull athletic grant with Western just the books, Include tuitionand Teddy Alexander to basket- little trouble in playing guard in different story. Cook supporters the victory, but by Wednesday e,tucky University Tuesday. and fees. Lowell's scholarshtp wtll ball grant-in-aids at Cumberland our program,' saldCoachWasher, were grimly shaking their headsnoon Ford was the Democratic ,,Lowell, son of Mr. and Mrs. cover everything but hls toothpaste College for 1967-68. Pete Gilstrap...6 6, 200 ., started flowing In and carrying q he Republican candidate forLt. ' ' lb as reports from the ruraldistricts candidate for Lt. Governor. r'aul Tarrants, Beaver Dam, grad- and spending money." Both boys played their high averaged 12 polntsper game and 11 Nunn to victory. It was now Nun#s Governor was obvious. Ohio County ,anted from Ohio County Hlgh School The scholarship will be put up school basketball at Ohio County rebounds, played forward andcen-backers that smiled as late pre-carried Republican candidate Ha- ast night. Lowell played guard on for review each year before It can High in Beaver Dam, Kentucky, ter, lettered four years, this sea- tinct reports gave Nunn the addit- zelrigg as Nunn's running matefor the Eagles team. .... be renewed. Lowell will have tobe under the helm of Coach Ralph son he made All-llth District and Lowell is one of 26 amJetes accepted by the school by having Underhill. In the two-year history shot better than 50 0 from the field, ional votes he needed to steal the the fall election, but Thomas Rat- victory from Cook. liff scored the victory in the state. that Coach Oldham of Western is a 1.6 standing; and meet the ap- of the new school, they helped He was on the Student Council for While the Republicans were at In theState Representative race ,Presenting scholarship,s to. "This proval of the Scholarship Corn-compile an outstanding record of the past two years and served asodds as to who their candidate for the Second District Theron as a fuli Scholarship,' said Old- mlttee, then the grant will be of- 51 wins and 10 loses, also win-president of his class his junior for governor would be the Demo- Kesslnger won by a substantial ,am, "the best tlae University flcJal, ning their District Tournament year. Pete is the son of Mr. andcrats were without a worry. Henry majority. Ohio Countians gave 898 both years. Mrs. Dickey T. Gllstrap. "Pete Ward was ahead as the first tab-votes to local candidate Wayland Graduating seniors Diane Leach Treva, the daughter of Mr. and incl Treva Everley were awardedMrs. Murray EverleyofRockport 300 scholarships from the Future plans to attend Murray State Unt- OmemakersAssociation. versity. Treys has not decided MDiane, the daughter of Mr. and what particular field of Home Ec- rs. Wendell Leach of Hartford. onomics she will specialize in. Will attend the University of Ken- The girls will officially receive tUcky this fall. Dianeplans to major their scholarships at the FHA in Home Economics Education. state meeting, June 7th. ~ ..... ,. Teddy Alexander... 6' 0", 165 lbs., averaged 13 pts. per game, forward, lettered four years, this season was voted best defensive player and led the team in the field goal percentage with 52%. Teddy ts the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fordney Alexander. "Teddy was one of the had several college offers, and I am very delighted he decided to come with us. He is a strong, rugged boy on the boards, and I certainly feel he has the potential and desire to be one of our most outstanding inside men," said Coach Washer. Woman Club Hartford Younl[er Woman's Club irs The Hartford Younger Woman's Now they are an official member Club and the Fordsville Woman's of the Kentucky Federated We- Club had a joint meeting, Monday man's Club Association. night, May 22nd. There were approximately 50 women who attended the dinner and meeting. Special guests par- ticipating In the program wef Mrs. C. C. Lowry, President of the Kentucky Federated Woman's Club; Mrs. James Albrltton, aid to the president; Mrs. J. W. Shipp, district Governor of the Feder- ated Woman's Club; and Mrs. Don- ald Cooper, district Publicity Chairman and Reporter. Mrs. Lowry gave a short speech. The theme of her talk was "A Proud Past, A Productive Present, And A Promising Future". The Fordsville Woman's Club was pre- sented a charter for their new club. Mrs. Austin Whittaker, presid- ent of the Hartford Younger Wo- man's Club, received the Spon- sorship Award. It was given to her for the efforts of the Hartford club to sponsor the Fordsville Woman's Club. Following the charter ceremony the Hartford Woman' s Club elected their officers for the year. Mrs. Austin Whttaker and Mrs. Ercie Lee Chinn were re-elected to the offices of president and secret- ary respectively. Mrs. J. O. Burgs was elected 2nd vice president; Mrs. Kenneth Harrison, treasurer; Mrs. Mallam Lake, correspond- ing secretary. Mrs. Larkln John- son will be 1st vice president. September Completion Date Ridsecrest Church Auditorium 'ulatlons were noted and .through the night his victory margin only Increased. Democratic candidates Chandler and Waterfield were the only candidates to gain a signif- icant percentage of votes after Ward. Yet neither Chandler nor Waterfleld were able to even cast a shadow on Ward's victory banner. It was an easy campaign for Ward. There was little cross coun- try campaigning ahd public ap- pearances for Ward, yet he was able to amass more votes than all his nine opponents combined. Chandler, who came in second could have been last, so great was Ward's victory margin. Both Republican candidates Nunn and Cook had made public ap- Construction of Ridgecrest Church auditorixn underway. Render, but Kesstnger carried the county with a total of 1107 votes. In the race for Secretary of State Ohio County carried Republican candidate Dorothy Young. Claude Reed, the Democratic candidate for Secretary of State, had a close race with Drexell Davis but still carried the county. ttoward Clay carried the Re- publican candidacy in a clean vic- tory within the county. Democratic candidate John B. Brecklnrldge was selected by Ohio County to run for Attorney Governor this fall. Ohio County selected the can- didates Jack Jenkins, Republican, and Thelma Stovall, Democrat, to run against each other for the of- rice of State Treasurer. Kessin er Re-Elected The Ridgecrest Baptist C hurch in Beaver Dam began construction on a new $37,000 auditorium last Thursday. The new auditorium will seat 400. It will have a baptistry and choir loft. Wall to wall carpet- Ing is planned and central heating and air conditioning will be used In the brick veneer structure. The Rldgecrest Church is one of the newer Baptist churches of the Ohio County Baptist Association. The church was organized Jan- uary 26, 1964. It was constituted from the Daves Memorial Mission. Rev. D. L. Barnett, Superintendent of Missions of Ohio County, acted as pastor while the clmrch was in process of receiving charter mem- bers. There were some 43 charter members. Rev. Jesse Tichenor is the first pastor of the church and will be observing his third an- niversary as pastor the first Sun- day in June. The membership has increased from 43 charter members to over 170 members in less than three years. The church has added one addition including the church of- rice, nursery and Sunday School class rooms. , A special dedication service will be held when the sanctuary is completed in September. Lone CampaiEn Is Just BeEinninE In a recent political rally in opposite. The Kentucky GOP isout Ohio County Republican candidate to get the 1967 election. This Louie B. Nunn pledged his loya!tyyear's race will be the hardest to Ohio Countians if elected for governor this fall. Nunn promised that during his administration as Kentucky's Governor, Highway 231 would be made four lane from Bea- ver Dam to Owensboro. Nunn also said that close attention would be gciVen to the ferry problem in entertown and it would be cor rcted, Although the Democrats' cam- paign for governor was quiet, the Republican campaign was the exact GOP attempt in 20 years. Before the campaigning had end- ed Jefferson County's Judge Mar- low Cook had reported racial and religious bigotry on the part of Nunn and his supporters, (Cook is a Catholic). Nunn answered Cook's charges with some of his own. Nunn said that Cook had cod- dled the civil rights agitators. Cook, who Is 40, had never been defeated in his 10 years of politics.