10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Justin Tyler Earley, Feb. 7, son of Jason and Lisa Earley; Emily Brook Herrington, Feb. 2, daughter of Terry and Charlotte Herrington; Autumn Rose Lenart, Jan. 30, daughter of William and Traci Lenart; Dustin Taylor Liver, Feb. 9, son of Katie Liver; Morgan Shay Nickerson, Feb. 2, daughter of Walter and Emily Nickerson; Savannah McKenzie Palmer, Jan. 29, daughter of Ricki and Dana Palmer; Jonathan Nash Carpenter, Dec. 19, son of Lora Judy Carpenter and Rob Carpenter; William Nicholas Clary, Feb. 5, son of Scott and Marcy Clary; Baruch Benjamin Koffman, Jan. 20, son of Mark and Sandra Marsh Koffman; Thomas Scott Morris, Nov. 22, son of C.W.O.2 Thomas and April Morris; Tara Marie Shadd, Dec. 29, daughter of Lee and Jeanie Shadd; Michael Tanner Simpson, Jan. 13, son of James L. and Betsy Simpson.
TI Group Automotive Systems, formerly Bundy Corp., has laid off 64 employees. A 30-day voluntary lay-off was called for.
Harrison County Fiscal Court votes to give $10,000 to the Northern Harrison County Fire Department for completion of a new fire house in Berry. The money will be used for a concrete floor and doors for the fire house. It was pointed out that money was given to help with the construction costs for its newest station at Buena Vista and felt the court should be consistent and give to each fire department.
Demolition of the former Cooper Wholesale building will begin Monday to make clear for the new Justice Center.
MCC’s Licking Valley Center goes online to facilitate learning, promote college.
25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Chad Aaron McCann, Feb. 4, son of James and Shirley McCann; William Howard McAlister Jr., Feb. 5, son of William Howard and Rebecca P. McAlister; Dustin Ray Mitchell, Feb. 3, son of Douglas and Gail Mitchell; Richard Lee Morton Jr., Feb. 6, son of Richard and Cynthia Morton; James Preston Boone, Feb. 6, son of Darrell and Laura Boone; Matthew Thomas Cohorn, Feb. 6, son of Mike and Pat Cohorn; Jeremy Andrew Huffman Earlywine, Feb. 6, son of Damon and Sharon Earlywine.
Lerman’s has a sale in progress for their Going Out at our present location. Everything on sale, including the fixtures.
• A computing center was established at the University of Kentucky in 1958. The electronic computer used there enables the University to perform important research in a variety of fields.
•The institution known as the University of Kentucky came into existence on Feb. 22, 1865, when the General Assembly chartered the Agricultural and Mechanical College and made it part of the older Kentucky University, now Transylvania College.
50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Michael Howard Wells, Feb. 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Wells; Steven Dean Hamm, Feb. 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Hamm; Kimberly Marie Tucker, Feb. 12, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johnie Lee Tucker; Nancy Louise Hunt, Feb. 10, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hunt; Barry Joe Ries, Feb. 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Ries; Theresa Lynn Moore, Feb. 12, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Moore; Gary Wayne Adams, Feb. 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Todd Adams; Gary Lee Long, Feb. 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Long.
Only trucks are now permitted to be parked in loading zones in the downtown area before 10 a.m. each day. (A ruling of the City Commission to be instituted on a trial basis.) At present, loading zones are often occupied by passenger cars.
Members of the Cynthiana Fire Department will begin a canvass of homes in the area, within one-half mile radius outside the city limits, asking property owners if they desire City fire protection. Owners desiring the protection will be asked to sign a form stating that they will pay $100 for the first hour of fraction thereof, and $50 for each hour of fraction thereafter, for use of heavy City fire equipment if called to their property in case of fire. Property owners outside the city limits pay no taxes for maintenance of the fire department.
• Federal spending for highways, waterways and air facilities in the last 10 years has totaled $15 billion, a fourth of which was spent in 1959, the Association of American Railroads reports. In the same period, railroads paid out $11 billion in taxes of all kinds, including $4 billion which went in income taxesto the Federal government.