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Remembering Herman Ratliff (1926-2014)

2014-05-30 - Campbellsville, KY - Photo from the collection of Larry Smith. South Central Kentucky has lost a giant. Herman W. Ratliff died Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Campbellsville, KY. Above, in this photo by Jimmy Lowe Cravens, he's seated on the right, as Governor Louie B. Nunn outlined plans for the Green River State Park in Taylor County. On the left is former Campbellsville Mayor Bobby Miller. The year was ca. 1968. Herman Ratliff was a native of Green County. His obituary notes, "He was a former Kentucky State Representative for nineteen years, having served Taylor, Green, Metcalfe and Marion Counties and served three terms as minority caucus chairman. He was a retired farmer specializing in Charolais cattle, a businessman and former partner with Supertone Studio for forty-one years." - Larry Smith, Operations Manager, Shoreline Communications

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