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Remembering Carl Hutchison: A master craftsman

2009-06-18 - Columbia, KY - Photo By Ed Waggener.
In April, Magistrate Wid Harris arranged a ceremonial bricklaying for the first course on the back of the Adair Justice Center, for Carl Hutchison to be a part of the building. Above, from left, Carl Hutchison, District Judge Mike Loy, Magistrate Wid Harris, and General Manager for the Project, Jim Rock. Upper right, Carl Hutchison meticulously places a brick. It was a task Mr. Hutchison seemed to really enjoy. It was difficult to call him away for the group photo.Lower right, with long time friend Joe Moore, with whom Hutchison shared the responsibility as "Keepers of the Clock," maintaining the mechanical clock in the Adair County Courthouse Clocktower for decades, until Mr. Hutchison was no longer to ascend the ladder. It too, was a labor of love. The two were paid a token $50 a year by Adair Fiscal Court for the service.

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