Lost class ring found at Kentucky Kingdom, returned to owner after 16 years

Posted Thursday, August 8, 2013 8:47 AM | Contributed by Chitown

Jennifer Lobb, then 15, lost her mother's class ring in 1997 while visiting Kentucky Kingdom. A worker cleaning up the park recently found the ring and returned it to the mother.

Read more and see video from WHAS/Louisville.

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Thursday, August 8, 2013 1:17 PM

Just further proof that Six Flags doesn't clean their parks...

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Thursday, August 8, 2013 1:48 PM
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I'm surprised 16 years of rain and weather didn't bury it.

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Thursday, August 8, 2013 6:55 PM

SFGAdv lover said:

Just further proof that Six Flags doesn't clean their parks...

I literally LOL'd when I read that...thanks!


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Monday, August 19, 2013 6:16 PM
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In March of '04 right after the sale of SFWoA to CF, I found some kids wallet in the ivy under the trim brakes of Serial Thriller / Thunderhawk. So I stuffed it in my SFWoA winter jacket and promptly forgot to turn it in. Then the weather broke, and so the jacket hung in my closet for the next 9 years (since it was now obsolete)....with the wallet still in it. I found it this summer and managed to get a hold of a relative of the kid via Facebook. No response from the kid, but I'd feel guilty spending the money in it (like $8). So Jason in Wisconsin.....I still have your wallet!

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Monday, August 19, 2013 7:19 PM

I'm surprised somebody in Kentucky graduated from high school...


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Monday, August 19, 2013 9:19 PM

sfwoaloopytech said:
So Jason in Wisconsin.....I still have your wallet!

Um... yeah,...that was me, but I, uh, live in Columbus now. Please sent it immediately.

Reminds me of a joke:

I was at this convention, see, and I lost my wallet. I went to the microphone and said "To the man that finds and returns my wallet with the hundred dollars in it, I will give ten dollars."
A voice in the back yelled "I'll give twenty dollars."

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Monday, August 19, 2013 11:42 PM

This story bothers me just a little.

The class ring was found when the Pirat gondola was being cleaned and rehabbed.

What does that suggest about the maintenance that Six Flags was doing at Kentucky Kingdom?

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