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Mayor Keith Riddle remembers his teacher, predecessor

2017-02-11 - Keiths Barber Shop, 508 Court House Square, Burkesville, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener, .
Burkesville Mayor Keith Riddle, at the counter of his barber shop in Burkesville, KY, took a moment yesterday to remember a predecessor, his high school teacher, and a basketball hero, Mike - Michael Peter Irby - who passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017. The three term Mayor recalled Mike Irby as one of the best ever basketball players in Cumberland County History. "He was one of the quickest passers who ever played here," he said. "And I had him as a math teacher when I was a student at Cumberland County High School in 1965." Mayor Riddle recalled. In honor of Mayor Irby, Mayor Riddle ordered flags at half staff while the body lies in state at Norris-New Funeral Home, where services will be conducted on Sunday, February 12, 2017. - EW. Clicking Read More accesses the obituary for former Mayor Mike Irby

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