Way back when

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Ryan Lee Ishmael, Feb. 2, son of Thomas and Mary Lee Ishmael; Nathaniel LaRon Boyers, Feb. 2, son of Michael and Melinda Boyers; Josey Dee Brown, Jan. 25, son of Dale and Cynthia Brown; Autumn Jean Dotson, Feb. 3, daughter of Anthony Jason and Shivon Dotson; Landon Allen Chase Gaunce, Feb. 3, son of Stacy DaVawn Gaunce; Dylan Jacob Montgomery, Jan. 11, son of Kent and Debbie Montgomery; Dustin Thomas Osborne, Feb. 3, son of David and Jennifer Osborne; Jacob Wang Shi, Jan. 30, son of Kevin Shi and Mindy Wang; Samantha Hope Sowell, Jan. 2, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Sowell; Paige Breanna Warner, Jan. 30, daughter of Robert and Christy Warner.

Nini's Kitchen, Berry, Ky., formerly Starlite Restaurant, will hold their grand opening on Saturday, Feb. 12.

The Harrison County Clerk's office will be closed, Feb. 16-18, to move from its present location on the second floor of the 5th/3rd Bank to the Oddville Annex, formerly the RECC Annex, on Oddville Avenue.

J. Gregory Cooper, a local family physician, was recently recertified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Practice (ABFP), the certifying body for the specialty of family practice. Cooper's office is located in the Harrison Memorial Hospital Professionals Arts Building.

25 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Michael Andrew Owens, Jan. 15, son of Capt. and Mrs. David E. Owens; Jennifer Lu Henson, Feb. 2, daughter of Pam and David Henson; Jonathan Edmund Stoss, Feb. 4, son of Robert and Sandy Stoss; Joshua Chad King, Feb. 8, son of Wanda King; Laura Ann Smith, Feb. 6, daughter of William T. and Emily W. Smith; Erika Nichole Hayes, Feb. 4, daughter of Charles and Yvonne Hayes.

Harrison County High School teacher Bruce Florence applies for '86 space mission. One American educator among 3,500 applicants will fly on the space shuttle.

Opening Friday, Feb. 15 will be the new Pizza Place of Cynthiana, located on US 27 North.

Highway construction for the US 27 North climbing lanes is scheduled to begin.

Eaton Corporation makes agreement with the People's Republic of China whereby the company will provide engineering documentation, technical assistance and training necessary to allow construction of Eaton heavy-duty truck transmissions in China. The Transmission Division of Eaton Corporation is the world's largest manufacturer of heavy-duty truck transmission.

The Halfway Restaurant, located halfway between Cynthiana and Falmouth on US 27 North, closed to make way for the US 27 truck-climbing lanes. Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Carroll ran the business for 36 years.

50 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Ava Marie Frederick, Feb. 2, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Frederick; Mark Evans Layton, Feb. 5, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Layton; Christopher W. Moore, Feb. 7, son of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Moore; Randy Lynn Wolfe, Feb. 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Wolfe; Ernest Finley Lail, Feb. 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Lail.

There will be restricted parking for five Cynthiana streets: Pike, First and Second, Third, and Short streets.

A new automotive supply store to open at 127 E. Bridge St. called Urfer and Taylor Automotive Parks and Supply Co. Operating the store will be Len Urfer of Lexington and Harry T. Taylor of Cynthiana.

Robinson Dam is scheduled for repairs estimated to cost from $15,000 to $20,000, according to Ted Curtis.

The operators of Western Hills Nursing Home are leasing the old 'Breeze Hospital' and are operating it as a rest home. The building is owned by J. Calvin Martin.