VOL. 55 NO. 29
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JEIT Lr.30NTOWN, KY.
Area Teen-AGMeil By Opfaicfo During
Carl Shook Appointed
Promotion Director At
IiT making the announcement,
Mr. Durrett added, "We feel fortu
nate in having Carl Shook Join
'team It's another
step in a continuing effort to make
the center grow and prosper
and to mould it into an integral
part of the Jeffersontown
"We are proud of the 17 outstanding units now operating sucCenter
Bowling Lanes, McBrlde
Bar-- v " Tiiinw.' and
ber Shop being our most receni
"We'll be adding 35,000 to 50,000
square feet of completed area by
spring of 1962 with a total of 29
stores, shops and offices in the
center. Filling the post of promo- ;.rtnr nnw reflects our de- sire to plan ahead for bigger and
better things for this area."
a vr- -. Rhnnif hnue two
Cathy, who's in the
ighth grade at Seneca, and Bob, a
jixth grader at Kennedy. They live
Cherian Drive. Forest Hills,
Mr. Shook is a member- Ject, to the Board of Trustees, lift
,.,iu Via in .T.Town Center,.
Club leaders of
Jefferson County for 1961 are Mrs.
Adele Hartmann, 3010 Michael
Drive, Houston Acres, and Paul
W. McCarthy, Lyndon.
They were so honored Monday
Photo by T. B. Jonei
night at Southern High School at
THE BEST FIRS I EVER SAW" apparently 1 the phrase that ran through the minds of civic
the annual recognition banquet of
leaden pictured here as E. Crawford Merer, president of the Je'fertonlown Community Onlr.
the Jefferson County
Mated in center, holds a smouldering piece of paper thai once rc. resented an indebtedness on the
Each received a silver
tenter on Taylorsville Road. The picture was taVn Saturday night at mortgage burning cereAlso recipients of trophies for
monies. Seated beside Mr. Meyer are Mrs. Meyer and John T. Crlandi, current treasurer of the
outstanding leadership in
were Mrs. James Perkins, Mrs.
center. Standing, from left, are Walter E. Test V. T. EstUos and Fred Weber, civic leaders. Messrs.
, . it:i l :
nanes cynum. iws. niuiun t
Test and Weber are pact presidents of the center and Mr. Catties was responsible for much of the
ant Mrs- - c- - c- - Jenkins. Mrs- promotional work during the eight-yea- r
history of the fcuU-in- g.
mond Layne .Mrs. L. J. Thielmeler,
Marcelino Hernandez and F. E,
Citations for leadership were
Presented to Mrs. R. A. Shaw Mrs
R- - G. Mason, Mrs. Peggy Metcalf,
Mrs James Gentleman, Mrs. Lil- -- :
J. W. German, Frank
James Lam. Frank Webb and
Miss Bonnie Fegenbush. a state
winner Urn year and who will
resent Jefferson County at the
Congress at Chicago
later this month, was presented the
dream of numerous civic minded residents
An eight-yejunior leadership award. The dis of the Jeffersontown area became a reality Saturday night
talent winners' plaque as all indebtedness of the Community Center was liquidated
was presented to the Sylvia
in a mortgage burning ceremony that climaxed a last minute
will sponsor a united
rhanieivine service from 7:30 un- .
til 8:30 pm. Wednesaay, wovember 22, m tne auaiiorium ui jbu
fropir Hieh School.
Sponsoring churches are Fern
Creek Baptist, Fern Creek Methodist, Beulah Presbyterian and the
Lutheran and Episcopal Churches
of Fern Creek.
lurches will take part inMills,
service with the Rev. Carl E.
pastor of Beulah Presbyterian, delivering the sermon.
Special music is to be provided
by the Mixed Chorus of Fern Creek
High School under direction of
Mrs. Fred Jay. The public is incommunity
J'lown Fire Runs
Thursday, November 9
p.m., 7111 Nachand Lane, field.
Friday, November 10
a.m. Taylorsville and Routt Roads,
bulldozer; 4:32 p.m. Marlin and
Canterbury Drives, field.
Saturday, November 11
p.m., Old Six Mile Lane, field.
Sunday, November 12
p.m., Watterson Trail, field.
mL Payment Oei Center
V. Indebtedness Mcide Ai.0
fund raising campaign.
In fact, two mortgages were burned
one on the build- inn; itself end.th other cn the seven acres of land on. which'
the center fitanJi. -
Presiding at the ceremony was
will E. Crawford Meyer, current presi- hold it's regular meeting at 7:30 dent of the center, who briefly re- p m. Thursday, November 16. at viewe(i the original
the Jeffersontown SChOOl. The
taVpn hpfnre the nrtnal rnn.
usiness, meeting will be followed struction and completion of the
building and lastly
ilqi"...:- - j
100 persons, followed
the burning ceremony. Activities
of the day started with an "all you
eat for $1" pancake breakfast
under sponsorship of the Christian
A final drive for funds, that beM.D. Marchers To
gan Friday, November
brought in $1,573.75 as of mortT.
Walk ii gage burning time, John reported
During the ThanlogiTing tea-so- n Tuesday.
He said that expected contribuvolunteer Marchers for Muscular Dystrophr will "take a tions and those that have not been
walk." Not an aimless stroll but tabulated will raise out, total. The
to raise figure, he pointed
walk with a purpose
include the $4 annual individual
money for the fight against crippling disease whose victims are supporter membership.
Final payments included $1,000,
unable to walk for semselves.
plus interest, on the building and
Randy Alcher, M.DJV-campaign chairman for the Greater $450, plus interest, on the ground.
Mr. Orlandi expressed deep apLouisville Area, announced that
preciation to all concerned for coTolunteert will be calling for
operating in a concerted effort to
contributions Tuesday night, NoCenter
achieve the Community
goal. He added that numerous outsiders became individual supporter
members at the dance.
Remarks of Mr. Meyer at the
burning ceremony were as follows:
The ladies of the Jeffersontown
"In 1948, a seed was sown. Tom
Christian Church are working like
Rose Plyman conceiv- this week, finishing their ba- Settles and
zaar items for their smorgasbord
Saturday, November 18, starting at
5 p.m. in the church dining room.
Adults $1.50 ana children 75 cents.
troduced at a meeting with other
civic minded persons of our com- tKip K.o,r,r,in
terest and enthusiasm due to in- g awareness of
for such a Center, on ApnU, 1953,
ure W,t tnnlpht
was made p0SSible through
efforts of community organi-ca- n
tions and individuals.
"On August 10, 1956, there was
a ground breaking ceremony for
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The time for signing up for
the 1SS1-6- 2 Jeffersontown Optimist Club basketball programs
pn. this Friday in the
gymnasium of the Jeffersontown
School. Only boys registering at
this time will be permitted to
Those in the 8 through
age group are eligible. This
free program will run 18 Friday
nights, the first two consisting
of clinics and the ml being devoted to league play.
ril lKo niun all wintpr for those
,h nu- - thi. VinH nf recreation.
Hayrides and winter parties are
increasing fast Along with this
type of recreation usually comes,
a wiener roast The County Rec- Board ask everyone to
please be careful with the fires,
Make sure every fire is completely
out before leaving the park.
One spark could damage the whole
area and please do not cut existing
trees for firewood. It is always
best to bring your own.
As old man winter gets cold
to freeze the Lakes, the
board for safety sake does not
allow' ice skating on its lakes,
take care of the ice skating fans.
an ice rink was developed in Cox's
Still there are a few who like
wintertime camping ana sleeping
out in sleeping bags. For those the
camping area in Chenoweth and
Tom Wallace Parks are open.
Crowds always pour out to see
the number one wintertime favor- ite of the children "Mr. Santa
Claus" and again this year his ar- rival at Chenoweth Park will be
so look for him
The parks are open for every- one's use, so please protect them
as you would your own, and re- member, "Put out the sparks and
save our parks."
Sale of about 75 acres of farmland at 5708 Cane Run Road by
Henry H. Huflage to Albert F.
Reutlinger. attorney for the purchaser, was announced Tuesday.
Stamps on the deed indicated a
consideration of around $150,000.
Mr. Reutlinger declined to reveal
the identity of the purchaser or
plans for the land.
Shlvely Men Buy
10302 Taylorsville Road, which has
been operated by Howard AbeU
since it opened a few years ago.
has been purchased by Richard
A Thompson, 30, and J. Joseph
Schutte. 28, both of Shively and
both former representatives
wholesale drug firms. Both are
married and Mr. Thompson is the
father of four, and Mr. Schutte,
father of three. Both families hope
to move to Jeffersontown by next
Mr. Abell reports that his plans
for the future are inaeiiniie omer
than he plans a rest for about a
month. The change in ownership
was effective last Saturday.
Sponsored by Optimist Clubs
tember. are Mike Haag. president:
Charles Voit, vice president, and
Candy Blow, secretary. 'The board
is made up of the three officers
and Ronnie Potter, Sharon Seitz,
Cherry Sedberry, Carole Cham- (Continued On Page 8)
0fflcers of the Jefferson County
annual meeting last
officers are Carl Dohnf 7908
Pleasure Ridge Park,
president; nmlnard Paimr-r-Rall- .
vice president. Charles L. Waller,
Mrs Henry Huflage, also of
pieasure Rjdge par was elected
chairman 0f the Farm Bureau
Wornen Mrs william Bryant was
named vice chairman and Mrs.
was re-tFred J. Stutzenberger
elected secretary-treasure- r.
other business at the meeting
included rendition of reports by
chairmen of the various commit-directltees and by those in charge of
Extension work and plans for the
state convention at Lexington No- vember
H. Corley Brown, county age
presented an informative program
on Civil Defense as it pertains to
fallout shelter, with the assistance
of William Fallis, an aide in the
County Soil Conservation District.
Following the meeting, refreshments were served by the ladies.
BY MRS. CHARLES W. PARRISH, SR.
Minnie Pulliam and son,
Henry, Shepherdsville; Mrs. Grace
Mr. and Mrs. Frank An- derson, Clermont, were all day
euests Saturday of Mrs. Nina Mc- Intyre and mother, Seatonville
Mrs. Mclntyre and mother
Sunday guests of Mrs. Lowry
Foster, Mt. Washington.
All Day Guests
Host At Party
Jay Lombardi, son of Mr. and
m. jaiuon omoarai, wsum
Road, was host at a party Satur- day in honor of his 11th birthday
anniversary. The guests were Mes- f
as. Wayne Ruckriegel,
Fultz, Charlie King, Charles Ar- begust, Phillip Hale, Tommy
Weber, Eddie Schober, Michael
Gentry. Jimmy Parrish and Larry
Misj Almo Jo Hampton, 2500 Six
Miie jane, SDent tne week-en- d
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Earl Kistner
family. Lockport. Ky.
Maxwell E. "Scoopy" Allen,
founder and head of a Louisville
investigating bureau bearing his
name, is the scheduled speaker at
Friday's dinner-meetinfersontown Rotary Club at the
Mr. Allen is
expected to describe his methods
of dealing with counterfeiters,
gers and other illegal lrregulari-wer- e
Speaker at last weeks session
was Maj. M. Burke, U.S. Air Force
Reserve, substituting for Capt.
Robert Madson. Major Burke, a
personnel staff officer
the part that Standard Field will
be called upon to play in the event
of a nuclear or other kind of
William F. Thompson, Fisher- ville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie
Thompson, has been promoted to
third class boatswain mate (petty
office) of his ship, the USS Shasta- He is stationed at Norfolk,
Va. His and Mrs. Thompson's ad- h
Bay Street. Nor- A Thanksgiving pantry shower
for the sisters of St. Edward will
be held November 22. The oldest
Trip- - To Indiana
child in school of each family is
Mrs. E. Crawford Meyer, Wat- - asked to bring one can of canned
terson Trail, and Mrs. Howard goods, either store bought or home
Denton enjoyed a trip last Thurs- - canned. If you do not have children
day to Paoli, Ind. Mrs. Denton had in school there will be boxes in
charge of the program at the Pa- - each classroom so you can send
oli Garden Club and gave a denv it or bring it in.
onstration of Christmas flower
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.r uiidinj LoS
The work, to be included in two
separate contracts, calls for construction of an outfall drainage
ditch of approximately 550 feet,
cleaning of existing drain pipes
in specified areas and miscellanfor surface
water drainage, and resurfacing
3,ueo reel 01 narwooa urive.
Cost of the work will be borne
by abutting real estate owners and
owners of benefited property,
cording to legal notices calling for
When the projects were an-pnounced in September, Hudson C.
Rinehart, chairman of the Forest
Hills Board of Trustees, estimated
that the cost of the street resur- facing would be around $14,CCD
and the drainage improvement
tween $8,000 and $10,000, plus
legal and engineering costs in each
Sealed bids for reconstruction of
Narwood Drive and improvement
of drainage in the sixth class city
of Forest Hills will ! received in
Included in the recognition list
but who have
direct association with Jefferson- town boys and girls who attend
both Eastern and Fern Creek High
Schools for reason of their re- sponsible positions in students
Eastern students honored include
Janet Jones, editor of "The Eastern
Eagle," and Fred Clock, editor of
'The Talon," the school's yearbook.
A Jeffersontown girl, however,
is to be honored as editor of "The
Tiger Gazette," student newspaper
of Fern Creek High School. She
is Marsha Floore. Another honoree
is Mary Charlton, editor of "The
Tiger," the school's yearbook.
Honored for mdividual achieve- ments include Steve Cook a stu- dent at Southern Baptist Theolog- leadership
Hniuiig yuuug cujiic lit uk hciu
of religion; John Scott, a student
at Trinity High School, for his
outstanding athletic records in
iooiDaii ana rrac; josepn
Pike, Jr., for his high scholastic
average attained in entrance ex- amination to St. Xavier High
School, and Teriann Miller, for her
accomplishments at Christ Luth- or- eran Church in
Officers of the J'town Teen Club,
sponsored by the Optimist Club,
and the Teen Club, fostered by
Christ Lutheran Church, are others
on the long list.
Club officers of the Optimist
group are Kenny Ashley, presi- dent; Bill Boss, first vice president;
Danny Kanipe, second vice presi- dent; Pat Tincher, secretary and
treasurer; J. R. Richardson, ser- Millie Ruckriegel,
chairman of the dance committeet
and Jean Hofelich, publicity chair- man.
Officers of the Christ Lutheran
Church group, organized in Sep- -
BY JAMES McCLAIN
The leaves may be falling and leaving the trees bare, and the
pretty green color in the grass may be giving way to the dead brown
color, but the winter participation in the county parks is growing more
and more each year.
Winter fishing, hayrides, winter parties, ice skating, etc., are proving
more popular each time the cold days come around.
ed the idea of developing a Com- munity Center. This itlca was in
py a leiecasi at :io p.m. onguwmg from the Jefferson County
Roar,. ftf Mucation and entitled
"Curriculum." A discussion period
wlU l0n0w, -- xnis is your oppor- tunity to voice your opinion," the
Improved mail service wnicn
will Drovide earlier delivery and
service to Post Office boxholders
was announced Monday by Jef- acting postmaster,
John S. Humphrey, Jr.
Under the new system, first class
mail to Jeffersontown is carried as
far as the Hikes Point branch by
truck from the main Louisville
Post Office. It is picked up at
Hikes Point by the Jeffersontown
truck around 6:30 a.m. and brought
This, Mr. Humphrey, said will
saving of time
result in a two-hoas the truck from Louisville nor- mally does not reach Jefferson- .
town until about 9.
The revamping of the schedule
is temporary, Mr. Humphrey said,
but it is hoped that detail can be
woiked out on a permanent basis,
Mail other than first class, how- ever, will continue to be carried
to Jeffersontown on the old sched
Winter Activities Prove To For Vork In
Be Popular In County Parks Forcst Hi,,s
Wednesday, November 8
p.m., 8000 Six Mile Lane, field.
F. C. Churches
Plan Joinl Rile:
community service for the Jeffersontown area will be held at
9 ajn. Thursday, November 23,
la the Christian Church with the
Rev. 1L G. Fisher. Jr., pastor of
Christ Lutheran Church, as the
The observance is sponsored
L.' the Jeffersontown Ministerial
Combined choirs and pastors of
all participating churches will
take part The public is invited.
Since returning to Louisville in
The accent was on youth this week in the Jeffersontown
were singled out for special
area as numerous teen-agerecognition for individual and group leadership in young
Those selected for special honors were announced by the
Jeffersontown Optimist Club in its annual, observation of
1ir..l ll ...U : U U(
1958. Mr. Shook has been program
"Youth Appreciation W esk:
Carl Shook, veteran radio executive in the Kentuckiana
area, as named this week to the post of promotion director
Shopping Center, Taylorsville Road at Jefferson-towfor
The announcement was made by Jack Durrett, presi,
In his newly created position, Mr. Shook will assist the
center's merchants in all phases of their advertising and promotion efforts as well as community and public relations programs, Mr. Durrett said.
director of Radio Station WKYW,
director of operations for WOWI
and account executive at WKLO.
A graduate of Bell State Teachers
College in Muncie, Ind., he has
spent the last 13 years in radio,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Berger,
Sr., Winston Salem, N.C., announce the birth of a son, Charles
F. Berger, Jr., November 1. Mrs.
Eerger is the former Sallie
Return From New York
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. McKiernan,
8133 Hunsinger Boulevard, have
returned home after a week in
New York City. It was a combined
business and pleasure trip. They
enjoyed several Broadway and
television shows while there.
Because of the Tbar.! -- r!! j
holiday November IX Tie J
will be pxirii a c
earlier next week la or ":r : 1
copies of the peper can 1 1 r
for .:.: 7
in the Post ee
prior to the fccLL'ay.
f r r: s
As a mult dso-ll- ne
copy and advertising M..J
moved forward a cVy i.i er.Vr
that the earlier puLIlc- - .'cn c 1
be observed. Yovr co-- c :: 1
wil lie erpred !.