Of Days Gone By - January 15, 1987

Benton County Enterprise Staff
Congressman Ike Skelton (D-MO) has announced that Whiteman Air Force Base will be the first operational base in the United States to receive the Advanced Technology Bomber, known as the ATB or Stealth Bomber.  The first ATB's will deploy to Whiteman in the early 1990's and will result in a major increase of both people and resources into the area.
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A dinner in honor of Betty Lutman's birthday was held Sunday at the home of her parents, Johnnie and Leta Dawson.  Those attending were: Curt and Betty Lutman, Lance and Mary Lutman, Darrin and Greg and Jan Adams and sons Scott and Ryan, Johnnie and Leta of the home.
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The 2nd Annual Jay Harris Council Knights of Columbus free throw contest was held Saturday, January 10 at the Warsaw High School gym, with a total of 27 participants.
Julie Nutt from Climax Springs won the 11-year old girls division with Brandi Gripka from Warsaw taking second place.
Shane Porter from Warsaw won the boys 11-year old division in a shootout with Jason Moppin from Climax Springs.
Melanie Wallace from Warsaw took the girls 12-year old title.  Runner up honors went to Tiffanie Whisler who attends school at Climax Springs.
Eric Flores edged Deron Johnson for the boys 12-year old title.  Both boys are students at Warsaw North School.
DeeAnna Self won the girls 13-year old division while Jill Scheneward finished as the runner up.  Both girls are from Lincoln.
The boys 13-year old division saw Jonathan Gott of Warsaw win first place over Brad Williams of Climax Springs in another shootout. 
Donna Hoover finished first and Tracy Wakefield second in the 14-year old girls division.  Both girls are from Climax Springs.
Ted Hatmaker from Climax Springs was the boys 14-year old champion as Kenny Perry from Warsaw took runner up honors.
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The Warsaw Men's City Basketball League kicked of its 1987 season Wednesday night at the Community Building with a three game slate, and all indicators point toward this being the highest caliber and most competitive of any of the loop's several previous years.
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WHS Varsity girls basketball team now stands at 8-2 for the season and seem to be on their way to a record number of victories. 
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Several local students have earned a spot on the Central Missouri State University's Dean's List.
On the 4.0 Dean's List were Scott A. Brown, Michael E. Kauffman and Robert E. Lear, all of Warsaw.
Named to the 3.5 to 3.99 list were Phillip R. Davis, Kimberly K. Hurst and Owen L. Slavens, also of Warsaw.
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Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hansen and son Jimmy spent Sunday at Oak Grove with his sister, Goldine Kesseman.  Her daughter, Judy, joined them.  They all enjoyed the day.
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New Royals outfielder Danny Tartabull, acquired from the Seattle Mariners in a 1-4-1 swap 5 weeks ago and Gold Glove award winning 2nd baseman Frank White signed autographs and visited with approximately 300 fans who braved arctic weather and turned out Friday when the team made it's annual swing through the area on Friday afternoon.
The caravan stop was sponsored by Ozark 98 Radio and was held in the showroom of Paul Shinn Motors at the Truman Hills Mall, Warsaw.  Fans were served hot dogs, apple pie, coffee and soft drinks.
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Kristin Rolf, daughter of Nelson and Pat Rolf, was named Girl of the Month by the Warsaw Business and Professional Women's Club at their December meeting.
Kristin is a senior at Warsaw High School and is president of the high school band.  She is also co-president of the choir/madrigal, treasurer of National Honor Society, saxophonist for the Warsaw Jazz Cats, and has been a member of Student Council for five years.
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At the Roxy: Paul Hogan is Crocodile Dundee; New Videos: Howard the Duck, A Fine Mess, Out of Bounds, Ran