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Liza Oliver

Stanton, KY

#81 Oct 23, 2008
Those sure were the good ole days. I remember the June Dairy Day Parade. I always dreamed of twirling a baton in the parade. Never did. I remember Mom and Dad parking in front of the Liberty Grill and talking to everyone on Saturday night. I remember that I loved the chili dogs and chocolate milkshakes from the Grill. I remember going to the walk-in. It only cost a quarter. I remember the dime store, Sue Lynn's dress shop and the corner store. Dr. Adams office, the Chevrolet Garage, Walgreen Drug Store, Nell's Florist and Brown's Restaurant. The Louisville Store, Baldwin's Mens Shop, Phillips Furniture, Sinclair Service Station, Western Auto on the end of Kings Department Store, Hoskins Dollar Store,
Lawson's Beauty Shop, Wolford Electric, WKDO in the Wolford Building, the skating rink, Beards Tire and Implement, Sweeney and Wesley with the Health Dept upstairs, Wesley Drug, Johnny Murphy Law offices, the bowling alley, True's pool hall, Dr. Lester's dentist office, Jim Dandy Market, P&P Grocery, the Laundrymat, Dukes, the Dairy Palace, the Rainbow, Artis Tarter's Feed Mill, the Drive in, King and Lane, Hoby's, Watson Lumber, Griffin & Wesley Ford, Chester Bernard's old jailhouse, Chester Huff picking up pennies, Pos Atwood, uncle Josh Wesley, Wilkinson General Store..then Wilkinson Book Store, the Casey News office beside the Grill owned and operated by Fred Burkhart, 1960 the big fight on the court house square between Billy Mills and Pallas Wesley, Liberty High School merger with Casey County High school 1969, the old soc hops (one of the first bands came from Corbin..I remember the lead singer was Ivan Syler and bass guitar was Vitto Little. Hey, do you remember the old donkey ball games? I have never laughed so hard!

Since: Jun 07

Greensburg, KY

#82 Oct 24, 2008
the man wrote:
<quoted text>i had forgotten all about the restaurant inbetween the triangle station and a and d store best i remember it was called the apple gate
if im not mistaken i think the lady that ran it was emma evans..im not real sure on that but i do know she used to have a restaurant somewheres down across the old courthouse...im not real sure on this though..i was very young then...but there is a memory of it with me
able bodied

Dunnville, KY

#83 Oct 24, 2008
babydoll31 wrote:
wasnt there a restaurant behind A&D...seems like i remember a restaurant and a gas station maybe...where the new little park is now. I know this isnt in Liberty but does anyone remember Davis Gro in Dunnville and Riggins restaurant...I used to love going to let Marie fix me a hamburger when I was a little girl....funny how we still remember little things like this after we are grown....
oh yes! Riggins Restaurant with pinball and jukebox. all the mounted fish on the walls and animals also. old service station where dogwalk is now had plently of memories there hanging out. you could always ride to dunnville and have some fun too!
the man

Lexington, KY

#84 Oct 24, 2008
babydoll31 wrote:
<quoted text>
if im not mistaken i think the lady that ran it was emma evans..im not real sure on that but i do know she used to have a restaurant somewheres down across the old courthouse...im not real sure on this though..i was very young then...but there is a memory of it with me
i think the one emma ran is where emmas is now i might be wrong but it seems to me like she was at it but im not really sure however i do remember emma isnt she the woman who drove the brown elcamino.. by the way babydoll what year did you graduate we might have went to school together
dead eye

Corbin, KY

#85 Oct 24, 2008
The Leighs (I think) had that semi-truck place down on 127 with Ruth (I think) having a hair salon there then in that little trailer.
something else

Lexington, KY

#86 Oct 24, 2008
dead eye wrote:
Video Fantastic.
I can't remember the name, but I loved the Sport Shop where you could go get a T-shirt and have your name put on the back of it; right here in Liberty. Now you have to go somewhere else.
Yes, I worked at Video Fantastic when I was a senior in high school.
G ma

Lexington, KY

#87 Oct 24, 2008
lyricv wrote:
Wouldn't it be great if kids could be innocent children again and parents not have to worrry about some perv trying to take advantage of them? The worse thing you could come home with was a hickey as a teenager.
Yep I can remember when someone passed away your whole house was filled with food and friendship.
I miss the handwritten letters my Granny's used to write. I would hate to write back but boy would I love to do it now.
I thought i was thie only person that felt this way.I found a letter from my gma saying i finally go tthe letter i have been looking for all summer..It still makes me feel bad.NOw i really understand...Lots of good memories though.Kids are so fortunate to have grandparents.
looking

Lexington, KY

#88 Oct 24, 2008
Liza Oliver wrote:
Those sure were the good ole days. I remember the June Dairy Day Parade. I always dreamed of twirling a baton in the parade. Never did. I remember Mom and Dad parking in front of the Liberty Grill and talking to everyone on Saturday night. I remember that I loved the chili dogs and chocolate milkshakes from the Grill. I remember going to the walk-in. It only cost a quarter. I remember the dime store, Sue Lynn's dress shop and the corner store. Dr. Adams office, the Chevrolet Garage, Walgreen Drug Store, Nell's Florist and Brown's Restaurant. The Louisville Store, Baldwin's Mens Shop, Phillips Furniture, Sinclair Service Station, Western Auto on the end of Kings Department Store, Hoskins Dollar Store,
Lawson's Beauty Shop, Wolford Electric, WKDO in the Wolford Building, the skating rink, Beards Tire and Implement, Sweeney and Wesley with the Health Dept upstairs, Wesley Drug, Johnny Murphy Law offices, the bowling alley, True's pool hall, Dr. Lester's dentist office, Jim Dandy Market, P&P Grocery, the Laundrymat, Dukes, the Dairy Palace, the Rainbow, Artis Tarter's Feed Mill, the Drive in, King and Lane, Hoby's, Watson Lumber, Griffin & Wesley Ford, Chester Bernard's old jailhouse, Chester Huff picking up pennies, Pos Atwood, uncle Josh Wesley, Wilkinson General Store..then Wilkinson Book Store, the Casey News office beside the Grill owned and operated by Fred Burkhart, 1960 the big fight on the court house square between Billy Mills and Pallas Wesley, Liberty High School merger with Casey County High school 1969, the old soc hops (one of the first bands came from Corbin..I remember the lead singer was Ivan Syler and bass guitar was Vitto Little. Hey, do you remember the old donkey ball games? I have never laughed so hard!
just out of curiosity who won the big fight at the court house square
chirpie

Somerset, KY

#89 Oct 24, 2008
rainbow restaurant
back when

Louisville, KY

#90 Oct 24, 2008
does anyone remember Goldie Race had a little store somewhere around Nell's flower shop. May have been the same space before Nell's was there. Also there used to be a big Western Auto close to Sweeney Dr. office. That is where my first bike came from. I can still remember the smell when you opened the door to Dr. office and health dept. and remember the dread as you walked up the steps to get a shot.

“Ahh, central air”

Since: Jul 08

Lower Ember City

#91 Oct 24, 2008
G ma wrote:
<quoted text>I thought i was thie only person that felt this way.I found a letter from my gma saying i finally go tthe letter i have been looking for all summer..It still makes me feel bad.NOw i really understand...Lots of good memories though.Kids are so fortunate to have grandparents.
My kids have grandparents (3 out of 4 anyway) but these grandparents need step up. Quit playing favorites. There I said it and I hope you are reading it. You know who you are.
looking

Lexington, KY

#92 Oct 24, 2008
does anyone remember the back door arcade that was behind s mart then it relocated to where the laundromat is now and there is a carwash where the parkinglot was it was owned and operated by manus and mary jo withers i use to have a blast at that place
one of the kids

London, KY

#93 Oct 24, 2008
back when wrote:
does anyone remember Goldie Race had a little store somewhere around Nell's flower shop. May have been the same space before Nell's was there. Also there used to be a big Western Auto close to Sweeney Dr. office. That is where my first bike came from. I can still remember the smell when you opened the door to Dr. office and health dept. and remember the dread as you walked up the steps to get a shot.
Races' dime store? and you sure brought back a memory when you mentioned that unique smell when you opened the door and the dread going up those steps. Small pox shots , olio drops on sugar cubes and iron vitamins in chocolate squares yech!
one of the kids

London, KY

#94 Oct 24, 2008
oops
that was polio drops on the sugar cubes
me to

Nicholasville, KY

#95 Oct 24, 2008
Wouldn't we all just love to go back to those days.Nothing will ever be like them. There was so much fun back then. Even highschool was a blast in the years of 1968-1971.Wish I could relive it.
Liza Oliver

Stanton, KY

#96 Oct 24, 2008
Looking, to answer your question about the big fight in 1960...there were a lot of people betting that no one man could take Billy Mills to jail without the use of a blackjack or anything. Pallas was a Deputy Sheriff so he took off his gun, badge and blackjack. They went at it hand to hand. Pallas took Billy to jail by himself. They both ended up good friends. But, that the way things were back then. No guns, no knives...just pure strength...man to man.

“hollar if ya hear me!”

Since: Oct 08

Casey County

#97 Oct 25, 2008
use to love going to Heavy's arcade where the tobacco place is now. man, that was some fun times. lot's of hott girls there in the early 80's.!

Since: Jun 07

Glendale, KY

#98 Oct 25, 2008
the man wrote:
<quoted text>i think the one emma ran is where emmas is now i might be wrong but it seems to me like she was at it but im not really sure however i do remember emma isnt she the woman who drove the brown elcamino.. by the way babydoll what year did you graduate we might have went to school together
Im not sure what she drove but I do remember her. I worked at the nursing home a long time ago and she was in there.. I never will forget the story they told me because I worked in dietary. When all the patients came in the dining room to eat and after they got finished we had to go and clean up the dishes...well Emma would wait afterwards and start taking up the dishes thinking she was still in her restaurant...The day I started they warned me not to get to close to her because she would knock you out thinking you was stealing her dishes..lol...needless to say I stayed at my distance till she got finished...lol...anyways I graduated in 1989..lord almost 20 yrs ago...times change huh?

Since: Jun 07

Glendale, KY

#99 Oct 25, 2008
able bodied wrote:
<quoted text>
oh yes! Riggins Restaurant with pinball and jukebox. all the mounted fish on the walls and animals also. old service station where dogwalk is now had plently of memories there hanging out. you could always ride to dunnville and have some fun too!
from what my mom told me Dunnville used to be a happening place when she was younger...only thing I remember when growing up was hanging out at Maries....wasnt the old post office down in the parking lot of tarter gate...across from fern ruberts old store....the more we sit and think about things you dont realize of all the things you forget about
good old days

Louisville, KY

#100 Oct 25, 2008
The mail trucks had benches in back so people could ride back to town with them. you had to ride back home with someone going home from work. Used to ride to town and get one of those little cokes with paper straw. Going to town was fun.

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