Earned points for hell

Posted by ESC on September 07, 2004

Two from my morning paper:

EARNED POINTS FOR HELL - "Janssen David Willholt was the kind of guy who could get his fiancée to pay for her own engagement ring, which his last girlfriend did.Willholt, 25, is in jail in Lincoln County, scheduled for arraignment Friday on 12 state felony charges of securities fraud and theft of up to $95,000." Willholt said he didn't mean to hurt anyone, "It was just me being naive and stupid." Investor Jamie B. Leigh who along with her mother lost $40,000, said it "was a calculated con, complete with lies about ties to reputable businesses and bogus financial statements. 'I don't believe it was ever good intentions,' Leigh said, "I think he's earned points for hell.'." From "'I think he's earned points in (for) hell': Investors accuse 'sincere' adviser of fraud, theft" by Bill Estep, Herald-Leader, Lexington, Ky., Sept. 7, 2004.

LIKED TO HAD A FIT - Hatfield descendant talking about her father's reaction to her crush on a McCoy. "Later, she rode the bus to Phelps High School. That's where she got a crush on a boy named Tab McCoy. 'He kind of liked me, too,' (Helen Vance) Anderson said. So. 'I told my dad I would like to have a date with Tab McCoy, and he liked to had a fit.'." From "A Family Story: Descendant of feuding Hatfields writes about growing up poor" by Alicia Carmichael, Bowling Green (Ky.) Daily News, reprinted Sept. 7, 2004, in the Herald-Leader, Lexington, Ky.