"The Way it Was"

50 years July 8, 1971 

    The Monroe County Golf Tournament was held at Livingston Country Club. Championship flight winners were Joe Glass, Clifton Landrum and Darrell Carter. Other flights winners were: First Flight –William Carter, Charles Petett, Cass Napier; Second Flight- Janice Carter, Larry Starnes, and Bill Poland; Third Flight–Wendall Nixon, Sheldon McCreary, and Tim Heilman; Fourth Flight-…

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50 years July 1-1971

50 years July 1-1971 to run July 1 2021 Monroe County invitational Slow pitch Softball Tournament was won by the Monroe Team which included Joe Petett, J.T. Cloyd, Joe Billy Bowman, Jerry Short, Joe Hood, Joe Fred Butler, Mike Davis, and Bobby Geralds. Bat Boys were David Young, Bobby|Biggerstaff, Terry \Carter, Ricky Miller, and Bobby…

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25 years July 11, 1996

  Former Circuit Judge James C. Carter, Jr. died on July 2, 1996. He was 92 years old and had served as the Circuit Judge of the 29th District for 38 years, retiring in 1983. Fred Harbison was selected as the Monroe County High School football coach, who replaced Max Petett, who recently resigned. Harbison…

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25 years July 4, 1996

  Nathan Thompson, of Tompkinsville, and Molly Reecer, of Celina, are the new National Marbles King and Queen, following the national tournament held in Wildwood, New Jersey. Delphia Harper, known as “Grannie Harper” celebrated her 90th birthday at the Carter Elementary School with 110 members of her family and friends attending. Wilbur and Betty (Morris)…

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