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Way back when

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Charles Andrew Collins, Aug. 18, son of Jon and Betty Collins; Damien Jacob Tyler Coy, Sept. 13, son of Kara Gildersleeve and Joseph Coy; Autumn Celia Virgenia Jones, Sept. 12, daughter of John and Janie Jones; Rachel Emily Swinford, Sept. 21, daughter of Jim and Tina Swinford; Mollie Jane Teegarden, Sept. 15, daughter of Jerry and Laura Teegarden.

Massage therapy now available at Harrison Memorial Hospital. Holly Puckett is the massage therapist at HMH's Wellness Center.

Members of the 2000 Harrison County High School Golf team are, David England, Sean Whitaker, Donnie Fryman, Mason McCauley, Nick Anderson, Travis Fryman, Chris Anderson, Matt McCord, Charlie Davis, Joe Henson, Josh Williams, Adam Haney, Russ Whalen, Dwayne Moore, Lucas Hill, Mark McCord, Ryan Fischer, and Rob England. Coach is Jerry Dawson.

The Civil War Reenactment, Battles of Cynthiana, 1862 and 1864, was held Sept. 22-24 at the Elks Lodge shelter on US 62 E. (Oddville Pike).

25 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Rebecca Leigh Navarre, Sept. 4, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Navarre; William Travis Rambacher, Aug. 23, son of Larry and Connie Rambacher; Justin David Switzer, Sept. 13, son of David and Suzi Switzer; Keith Allen Smiley, Sept. 9, son of Alice and Billy Smiley; Brian Christopher Lee Currier, Sept. 14, son of Brian and Lisa Currier; Taressa Lynn McEntire, Sept. 14, daughter of Charles and Tina McEntire.

Harrison County School Board tables consideration of proposal to sell property (a parcel of land, west of Miley Avenue, north of New Lair Road, and east of the Harrison County High School-Administration Building parking lot) for the consideration of a new public library.

Burgess Tire Distributors have moved their Corinth location to US 25, four miles south of Georgetown next to Sam's Truck Stop on the Scott-Fayette County line.

The Pizza Place will now deliver free to US 27 S to Edgewater Pike, Russell Cave to Smith Martin Lane, Connersville Pike to Smith Martin Lane, White Oak to Jones Lane, Ky. 36 W to Carl Stevens Road, US 27 N to Sycamore Creek, Oddville Avenue to Salem Pike, Republican Pike to Buzzard Road, Millersburg Pike to Jones Shop, Old Lair Road to Wiglesworth Road, and New Lair Road to the Cynthiana Armory.

50 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Rita Jewel Epperson, Sept. 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ray Epperson; Becky Lee Brown, Sept. 14, daughter of S/Sgt. and Mrs. Robert R. Brown; Lois Kay Brown, Sept. 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Gerin Brown; Darlene Sue Jones, Sept. 13, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jones; Steven Joe Grayson, Sept. 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Grayson; Carla Jean Bruin, Sept. 13, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L.C. Bruin.

Rohs Theatre will show free cartoons Saturday during the 'Kiwanis Kiddie Day.' The event is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club.

Birdie's Beauty Salon is now open. Permanent Special will be $7.50.

The Kiwanis Club of Cynthiana, a non-profit stock group, was granted a charter by the Secretary of State.

A $30,000 check in payment for a 56-acre tract of land as the future site of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport was presented to County Treasurer T. Robin Toadvine in behalf of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport Board. The State Department of Aeronautics furnished $25,000 of the $30,000 for the airport site land purchase. Total cost is estimated at $50,000. The airport will be located on the South Licking River off the New Lair Road which was part of the County Farm and where the Licking Valley Cottages are located.

A three and one-half million dollar Business Development Corporation has been launched in Kentucky to make loans to businesses for constructing new industrial plants and expanding existing ones.

Sears and Roebuck and Company announces its grand opening on Sept. 29, 30, and Oct. 1.

Dr. Leonard E. Siegal, Optometrist, will hold a grand opening at his new office at 112 S. Main St.