Interview with Everette Varney, November 26, 2019

Project: Scott County (Kentucky) Public Library: Scott County Treasures Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Mike Key interviews Everette Varney on his life, including his teaching and coaching career and his three terms as mayor of Georgetown, Kentucky. Varney talks about growing up in Eastern Kentucky in a coal mining town and the hardship the family endured when the coal mine closed. He discusses his education and how he came to teach and coach in Scott County before entering mayoral politics and serving three terms. Varney says that the Georgetown smoking ban, permitting alcohol sales, and managing post-Toyota growth were important issues during his tenure as mayor.

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Interviewee Name

Everette Varney

Interviewer Name

Mike Key

Interview Date

2019-11-26

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Varney, Everette Interview by Mike Key. 26 Nov. 2019. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Varney, E. (2019, November 26). Interview by M. Key. Scott County (Kentucky) Public Library: Scott County Treasures Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Varney, Everette, interview by Mike Key. November 26, 2019, Scott County (Kentucky) Public Library: Scott County Treasures Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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