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Senior citizens win 61 medals

Letcher County senior citizens earned 61 medals at the Kentucky River 50+ Games held April 30 through May 15 at Fugate’s Bowling Lane, Perry County Park, Hazard Country Club, Hazard/Perry County Senior Citizens Center, and Knott County Sportsplex. Participants completed in a number of categories including basketball, race walk, softball, shuffleboard, electronic darts, washer toss, golf, bowling, spincasting and Rook.

The Letcher County medal winners are: Ralph Collier, Carl Parrott, and William Blair, walking; Bill Blair, oldest man; Ruby Caudill, oldest woman; Can Meade, Ed Bentley, Rhuford Hart, Andrew Sexton, Marvin Herron, Katherine Oden, Hazel Meade, Lizzie Wright, and Claudia Banks, washer toss; Hazel Meade, Della Lowe, Faye Bennett, Lydia Hall, Can Meade, William Blair, Ralph Collier, Marvin Maggard, and Rhuford Hart, basketball; Holly Potter, Faye Bennett, Debbie Miranda, Lydia Hall, Linda Jones, Katherine Oden, and Ruby Caudill, walking;

Tommy Tindell, Andrew Sexton, Ed Bentley, Della Lowe, Rosa Collier, Colleen Hart, and Claudia Banks, darts; Lorene Fields, Alma Herron, Eulah Miller, Claudia Banks, Betty Jones, William Blair, Ralph Collier, and Arnold Mullins, spincasting; Jewell Maggard, Eulah Miller, Colleen Hart, Hazel Meade, Marvin Maggard, Andrew Sexton, Dorsie Tolson, Ed Begley, and Can Meade, shuffleboard; Ralph Collier, Marvin Herron, Can Meade, Hazel Meade, Sara Dunlap, and Della Lowe, softball throw.

Letcher County also took first place in the cheerleading competition.

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