Wanda Lovett, daughter of Mrs. Estus Lovett of Danville, was elected president of the Kentucky Association of Future Homemakers of America at the 11th annual convention held at Eastern Kentucky University. She will preside at a Leadership Training Conference and will make plans for this and the state meeting. She was presented the state homemaker degree (the highest degree) while at the previous state homemaker meeting.
25 years ago - 1981
Construction began on a new McDonald's to be located on the corner of Jane Trail and Brent Avenue. Plans had been stalled due to complications with a property on Fourth Street that the business wanted to occupy until the new location was found. The restaurant is anticipated to open in September and will employ 50 to 60 people in both full-time and part-time jobs. Ken McCoun, a Harrodsburg native, will be the manager.
Junction City Elementary School Principal Roger Milburn resigned to become a full-time farmer. Milburn is a graduate of Parksville High School and Georgetown College, and has been the principal at Junction City Elementary since 1974. The resignation was a surprise and a disappointment to board members.