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James W. Spencer

James W. Spencer
President, Dixie State Bank
At The First Old Fashioned Day,  1976

 

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Rev. & Mrs. George Hoffman Dan and Blanche Roberts

Walton citizens at the Markland Dam Dedication, October 12, 1963

 

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Oscar Lee Johnson

Ollie Ballard, Barber

 

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clockwise, from the upper left,
Ruth Glacken Glenn, Barbara
Sebree, Joyce Sullivan, and
Beverly Pruitt.  At the Walton
Roller Rink, 1947

Scott Jack, Russell “Curly”
Brown, Cliff Afterkirk, at the
ballpark in Big Bone

 

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Alan H. and Anna Pearl Gaines
Mr. Gaines is a former president of Dixie State Bank, and owner of  the Walton Lumber Yard
D. K. Johnson & Louise Rouse

March 3, 1963

 

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Steve Hale and his sister, in front of their Park Avenue home

            

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John M. Baker, Hunky
Holder, John B. "Jack" Hughes
Red Robinson, Jimmy Smith,
Arnold Wynn, Raymond Wynn,
c. 1940. That's the old Dixie
State Bank, US Post Office or
Dr. Waller's office in the back
on the left.

From the left, that's Ernest Webster,
Game Warden Edmond Johnson, and
an unknown man, with an illegal seine.

Eddie Bill Hankinson,
Dyke Vest, Dwight
Maddox (back)

   

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John M. Baker Sam Howard

 

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Faye Brakefield, looking
south on Main
Genna Lou Schwab Murray

 

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Butch Linton
and Family
Agnes Sleet
holding Jenny Parker
Helen Ruth McElroy, 
Mabel Maddox, and
Mini Moore Mayhew

 

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unknown and Spuds Rice

Howe Roberts

Mildred  Cleek
Walton Postmistress

    

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James Wallace Roy Stamler

Mr. Stamler and Mr. Wallace were both early publishers
of the Walton Advertiser

 

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Lucy Demoisey Allphin Lucille Brakefield

Guy St. Clair

Margie Carpenter,
1947

 

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Dr. Francis Bedinger Billy Wynn Pop Farris and his wife ran the Farris
restaurant and Saloon on Main, just north
of what was the old Walton Garage.

 

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Carol, Barbara, and Russell
Groger, c. 1954
from a Facebook post by Barbara Groger Keller
Christine Oliver Bridges,
Lloyd & Rosemary Northcutt
Clements, Malcolm Oliver
Harold and Alys
Lusby
Elmer & Lucy
Breeden

  

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Mitch Napier, Rusty Marksberry,
 and Luther Stephens

Sue Burgess, Sue Mann,
Margie Conrad, c. 1930's

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Walton’s Steve Cauthen wins horse racing’s Triple Crown on 1978 on Affirmed.
 
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Walton's Steve Cauthen on
Affirmed, winning the Derby. 
The second place horse is Alydar.
May 6, 1978

The Preakness finish, once again
Cauthen on Affirmed, once again
over Alydar. May 20, 1978

The Belmont finish. That's
Cauthen on Affirmed, and in
second, the horse that will
always be linked with Affirmed,
Alydar. June 10, 1978

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Steve Cauthen, Age 3,
in Walton

Steve Cauthen on Affirmed,
winning the Derby

After the Triple Crown win.

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Steve Cauthen in the winner's circle at Churchill
Downs after winning the Derby
Steve Cauthen at Aqueduct

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Bally Ache, with his groom, Bud Bigerstaff Bally Ache beats Venetian Way,
the later Derby winner, in the
Stepping Stone, a Derby prep race.
Bally Ache, winning
the Preakness

This is Bally Ache, winner of the Preakness on May 21, 1960. His Wikipedia page is here
Bally Ache was bred in Walton by the Gaines Brothers.

 

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L & N Railroad Workers

These are railroad workers believed to be from Walton, probably along Eagle
Creek in Gallatin County. If you know for sure, please drop me an email.

 

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l to r, Opal “Dude” Simpson, Jimmy Isbell and Elmer Groger
Billie Ruth Hollingsworth, Barbara Sebree, and Louise Dearing
Taken at the old Walton Roller Rink

 

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Larry Welsh

Walton School Principal
Raymond Bevarly

Dave Welte

 

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Mr. & Mrs. Homer Osborne, a.k.a. Mr. Oz,
Harold and Alys Lusby in the background
April, 1957

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“Walton, Ky., Feb. 2 - It is believed that there is an organized band of horse thieves in this section.  Friday night a fine horse was taken from Jasper Williams, living near Bank.  Saturday night one week ago one fine horse of Jack Wright's was stolen from the same locality.” from the Richmond, Ky.'s The Climax, February 10, 1897

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Walton's John “Frenchy” DeMoisey played basketball for UK.  His record is at this site. John Murphy, born in a Walton log cabin, makes good. His story is here.
  “Mrs. Mary Miller, seventy-six years old, with her two sons, were found near Columbus [Ind], nearly frozen to death. They report that their homes at Walton, Ky., burned on Wednesday last, and they were trying to make their way on foot to Indianapolis.” Indianapolis News, January 30, 1899
“At Walton, Ky., Sam Wright shot and killed Albert Scurvin [sic] because the latter wouldn’t allow him to abuse a negro.”
Indiana State Sentinel, June 10, 1891
A few lines of poetry about the Walton Women's Club are here.

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Walton Folks Below, we have Lee Lee Dixon,
Billy Wynn, Wanda Dixon, and
Gerald Dixon (kneeling).
Above, we have Jimmy Isbell, who died
on a Walton Fire Dept run on December
29, 1947, Billy Wynn James Wayne Smith,
Gerald Dixon, Wanda Dixon, an unknown
girl, and Dyke Vest.
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Franklin, John Dudley & Junior
Breeden, and Ernestine Webster Deaton
July12, 1936

Elsmere's Rosella Porterfield Park is named for a lady you can read more about at this site, and here (pdf).

 

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Louie & Virginia Schwab
Proprietors, Phoenix Hotel
Charles “Chick”
Worthington

 

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Louis “Doc” Webster

 
Eugene Sizemore

 
Morgan Campbell

 


Emerson Young


 

Kyle Nicholson

 
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S. C. Vallandingham

 
Rev. R. F. DeMoisey

 

Russell M.
 “Coke” Hall


 


Russell Groger


 

Rev. A. K. Johnson

 
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Ed Hankinson

 
J. O. Ward

 
Dr. James M. Huey

 
Paul
Simpson

 
Robert Porter

 
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William D. Scroggin

 
Bob Stephenson

 
Gilbert E.
Groger

 
D. L. Lusby

 

Leon Hall

 
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Jess Thornton

 
Guy Carlisle

 
Otis Readnour

 

Herman Newton

 

C. O. Carlisle

 
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Bryan Rector
 
C. C. Pruett
 
Arthur Linton
 
Leonard Caldwell
 
Lawrence Wilson
 

 

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Jimmy Vest

 

Bob Brugh

 

Harold Lusby

 

Mark Meadows

 
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Andy Jarman

 

John L. Vest

 

Walter D. Vest

 

Franklin Breeden

 
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Vern D.
James

 

Malcolm Simpson

 

W. L. “Wimp”
Steinhauser


 

Powers
Conrad


 
The above 45 or so passport-type photo's are all from the Walton Advertiser's “Who's Who in the Vicinity,” in the years 1952 through 1954.

 

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Jack Rouse, Kenneth Johnson, and Asa Rouse, c. 1942

 

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Asa “Buddy” Rouse, Attorney at Law
...and, the person who supplied many of the images you see on our Walton pages.   Thanks, Buddy.

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