10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: No births this week.
The Cynthiana Fire Department set fire to the Cooper Wholesale building on South Poplar Street for training in fire control for three new firefighters. The use of the building for fire training also save the county almost $20,000 in removal of the building. The property was bought by the county to house the 8,000 sq. ft. Jusice Center.
The Harrison County Board of Education approves a dual credit proposal that will allow seniors to take college courses during the school day. The classes will count toward high school credit requirements as well as college hour requirements. Students who opt to take the college-level courses, which will be taught through Maysville Community College/Licking Valley Center, will pay a tuition fee. Criteria for getting admitted to the program is stringent.
The Rock Total Body Fitness Center will be expanding with 8,000 square feet of state-of-the-art fitness.
Plans for a new convenience store to be discussed at the Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission (for a zone change and conditional use permit). The business owner wants to build a convenience store with a couple of gas pumps at the corner of KY 1842 and the new U.S. 62.
25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Brittany Danielle Ammerman, Feb. 7, daughter of Kevin and Cyndi Ammerman.
Berry officials apply for a grant of $534,100 for housing with the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant, the Bluegrass Area Development District (BGADD), to be applied to a project costing $1,731,000.
• Cabbage is nutritious and low in calories. One pound of cabbage will yield about seven to eight one-cup servings when shredded raw, or four to five such servings when cooked.
• A modern railroad sleeping car costs around $300,000, enough to buy 100 new autos, according to the Association of American Railroads. Even freight cars cost an average $9,500, almost four times as much as 20 years ago.
50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Frances Marie Perna, Feb. 12, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Perna Jr.; Lisa Jo Barnes, Feb. 9, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Barnes; Kathy Lynn and Michael Glenn Milner, Feb. 14, twins of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Milner; William Earl Caswell, Feb. 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randall Caswell; Barry Stewart Spradling, Feb. 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Spradling; Bridget Lynn Anness, Feb. 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Anness; Jean Beth Nelson, Feb. 14, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Nelson; Denise Kay Walters, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Walters.
Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation and Kawneer Company announces that they have reached agreement on a merger. Kaiser is a major producer of primary aluminum. The Kawneer Appliance Products Division will have no changes in personnel or operating policies at the plant as a result of the merger.
George Disbrow is the new manager at J. J. Newberry Store in Cynthiana.
A deed was filed in the County Clerk’s office conveys to Blue Grass Plant Foods, Inc., a .14-acre tract lying between the L&N tracks and US 27, for purpose of constructing a fertilizer plant.
• One of the 13 stars in the Battle Flag of the Confederacy was for Kentucky, which had been admitted to the Confederate States despite the fact that the state government at Frankfort did not recognize as valid the acts of a secessionist convention at Russellville.