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HARTFORD, KENTUCKY, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2002, IE &C To everyone who contributed in any way to make "Fordsville Days" a success. Special thanks to Rip Wright and all the guys who helped spruce the area up. R.L. and PhilIip we appreciate you also. To the FordsviUe Fire Dept. and all of your help. The car show turned out great. To the Lions Club members and Edna McLemore, the talent show was a huge success. To Bernie Ballard, Chuck Westerfield, Jack Edge, Tim Ward and Herschel Gray, the antique tractors added so much to this event. Thanks to Mike Harris for all you did, your vehicles, trailers, leg work, everything made it happen. To Sue Gray and all of the ladies who worked the baby contest. To Dot Walling and Sue Doling for everything from the community dinner on Thursday night to gluing glitter on stars Friday morning. Thanks to Wendell and Mary Ann Freer, Sonny and Kathy Bickett and Karen Mattinglyfor organizing the food tent so welL To Jean Phillips and Joy Geary for recruiting all of the wonderful help. All of you know who you are and we couldn't have done without you. The pies, cakes, bean soup etc. you provided were delicious. Thanks to Steve and Helen Dever for the many hours you spent arranging for venders. To the Ohio Co. Sheriff's Dept. for being close at hand. To Curt Rusher, Jody, Mick, Aleatha, Bobby, Edsel, Brenda, Bobby Jr., and Edsel Dean. The horse and wagon.rides were J fantastic. To the churches, Newton Springs, East Fork, St. John, Fordsville Baptist, Friendship, Pleasant Grove, and Providence. The inmate hospitality was a special touch. To Robert Lewis for bringing the mechanical bull. To Crystal Wilson for the photos and all of the errands you ran, especially the 40 bags of mulch. To Paula Slack and the great sales from the shirt tent. To everyone who worked in the Bingo Tent, you know who you are and we appreciated your time. To David and Faye Merritt for landscaping the Depot grounds. To Larry and Karen Hedden and Bright Star Nursery. To Lendell Rusher and Tom Marrett for painting the stage. To Herschel Mattingly and your carpenter skills. Thanks to Commonwealth Community Bank and staff the raffle art contest and for all of your donations and time. To e:x:C e,-Jane F a;, ida Palb Clifton and Ellen Banks for your tireless ho ,with the hourly sponsors' ,ho dtmated money and merc e. To Dermic Tierney and family, Bill Freer, Betty Sapp and all of 'te continuous entertainment. To David ]ol;inston and the Ohio Co. Parks Dept. To Doug Smith, Angella Hulsey, Phillip and Saundra Reynolds, Wilda Hardesty and Jr. Farmer. To the city employees, Jack and Joan Edge, Mike Wemhoener and staff for the use of your truck and equipment. To the local business owners for your cooperation and the kindness showed to our many visitors. To T.J. and Marilyn Whittinghill, Rip, Nanette, Ricky and Tammy Mattingly for the use of your property and your sacrifice of closing your business for this event. To Gene and Katherine Richards, Herschel Gray and Dudley Cooper. All of you are greatly appreciated. To Elaine Denton and all of you who provided "Depot Hospitality." To Sam Ford, David Blackburn, Alan Aldridge and Ms. Everly. I know there are many not mentioned. I apologize in advance. Maybe you did nothing but enter someone in a contest, call a relative or • just invited someone. Maybe you were pulled:from the audience at the last minute to tally scores (Thanks Kim Fugua) or was on standby to make ready the school gymnasium in case of rain (Thanks Mrs. Meecham) or was pulled over and asked to get out of your car to direct traffic and help unload bleachers (Thanks Everett Wilson). Whatever you did you know Who you are and the Historical Society will remember your kindness when you are needed again. Everyone is truly appreciated. Again, thanks to EVERYONE and may God continue to bless Fordsville as we work together for a better community. "Commonwealth Cotmmmity Bank • Kimballs Office Casegoods • Bank of Ohio County° L.L. Bone Pharmacy • Geary Funeral Home • Bernie's Carquest "Cresshill Farm• Independence Bank° Thrifty Bargain Supply. The Diner. Ohio County Hospital • Perdue Farms, Inc. o Fordsville Florist ° Fordsville Nursing & Rehab ° Jumpin'Jacks • Meade County RECC . Old Town Pawn Shop° Wards Implement, Wemhoener Water Supply, Bluegrass Furniture° Auto Solutions • Edge's Grocery° Hagan's Saw Shop • Bob's IGA • D & S Greenhouse° Ultimate Look° Young's Hardware. Likens Plumbing ° J.R. Williams Hardware. Gordon's True Value• Jeremy Mayfield ° Hilltop Rentals• Keown Bros. Trucking• deo Blitz. Hair Studio• Kentucky Motor Speedway • Historical Society • Brown's Auto Salvage. Hometown Flooring • Mattingly Automotive° David William Farm ° Haley's Junction. Shirley Coppage Event Coordinator, Fordsville Days 2002 t J