10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Elisha Gayle Crawford, Nov. 3, daughter of Brian and Frances Crawford; Maranda Kayley Jett, Nov. 6, daughter of Mary Kay Jett and Daniel Wesley Jett; Tiarra Rose Murray, Nov. 11, daughter of Leela Vagle and James Murray.
Cynthiana will have its own cigarette manufacturing plant. Bob and Mike Ammerman, the father/son, owners/operators of the Harrison Tobacco Warehouse on North Church Street are remodeling the Ammerman’s No. 2 warehouse into a upscale factory. Installed is a big green machine that will produce 2,200 ‘Kentucky Best’ cigarettes per minute. Available in full, light and menthol flavors.
Industrial park update: The park will connect US 62 W and Connersville Pike. Water and power lines have been laid and paving will soon begin. The county has received a $163,231.04 check from the state for the industrial park.
25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Christopher Price Boyer, Oct. 29, son of Frank and Melinda Boyer; Michael James and Matthew Charles Veatch, Oct. 8, twin sons of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Veatch; Gary Lee Polley, Nov. 3, son of Gary and Janice Ramsey Polley; Daniel Henry Andrews, Oct. 28, son of Donald L. and Billie Ruth Browning Andrews.
•The airport at Kentucky Dam Village State Park on the shores of Kentucky Lake was the first accredited airport at a state park in the nation.
•In 1755, Mary Ingles of Virginia was captured by the Indians and brought to Kentucky territory, being the first known white woman in Kentucky.
50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Lesa Gayle Yarnell, Nov. 7, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Yarnell; Alma Faye Hunt, Nov. 10, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Hunt; David Roy Auxier, Nov. 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. Teddy Auxier.
The Railway Express Agency plans closure of its Cynthiana office. They will now operate in Lexington.
Construction plans of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport is nearing completion.
Overzealous fans at a wrestling match in the Cynthiana City Hall gym had to be calmed by police after spectators became irritated at the antics of Jap partners in a tag team match.
• Mammoth Cave, one of nature’s most awesome wonders, has the largest caves in the world. Containing five different levels, the cave has over 175 miles of chartered. Discovered in 1799, the cave first gained national fame during the War of 1812, when it was a major source of salt petre to supply gun powder for the American soldiers.