Putnam Stadium- 70 year Anniversary

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    Putnam Stadium- 70 year Anniversary

    A great read in today's Daily Independent as Ashland celebrates the 70 year Anniversary of Putnam Stadium, and the three living men who played in the 1st ever game there.


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    By the way I have the great pleasure of knowing Mr. Felty. What a truly remarkable man who has accomplished and given so much in his life.

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    What a wonderful article, I don't know all the guys who were the subjects of that story, but I've known Bun Wilson for a number of years. What a funny, sweet, smart man. I'm so proud of him. I hope my own son lives such a long, productive life and still has buddies around at the end and the ability to remember these days of high school and the great teams and individuals he played with and against.

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    Putnam is a great venue for high school football.

    One of the very best in Kentucky.

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    Great story. Putnam Stadium is one of the best places in the state to watch a game.
    I remember several years ago watching the Quantico Marines football team play at Putnam.

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    What a great read. Thanks LRCW for posting that. Mark always does a great job and the DI is lucky to have him, as are all high school sports fans in the area.

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    LRCW: Thanks for the link.

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    I am honored to know all three of the men featured in the story. They have all been great assets to Ashland and the area. Bun Wilson is a fine attorney. However, he is an even better family man.

    The article by Mark Maynard is outstanding. The late 1920s and early to middle 1930s were truly the years in which Ashland built most of its tradition- not just in football but also in basketball.

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