Way Back When

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Albert Gentry Carson, March 5, son of Woody Dawson and Mary Jane Carson; Darren Michael Callahan, March 15, son of Michael Thomas and Brooke Palmer Callahan; Kyaira Roxan Marie Eckler, March 20, daughter of Anthony and Shawn Eckler; Trinity Ashtyn Hubbard, March 21, daughter of Melody Dawn Bills and Joshua Hubbard; Joshua Tyler Jeffers, March 23, son of Kelly Jeffers; McKenzie Chance Newby, March 18, daughter of Kendra Newby; Isaac Hunter Pelkey, March 19, son of Graydon Pelkey Jr. and Johnna Jean Pelkey; George Walker Shields, March 12, son of Joseph and Donna Shields; Barry Dean Turner II, March 16, son of Kathy Hatton and Barry Dean Turner.
Southside Elementary hosts the first Governor’s Cup competition.
Construction to begin soon for Harrison’s college campus, Maysville Community College/Licking Valley.
Sixth grade students at St. Edwards Catholic School received awards at the Thomas More College Convocation Center by Bishop Robert W. Muench for serving as alterpersons. They were Sarah Barry, J.G. Smiley, Stephen and Jon Furnish, Jordin Vallandingham and Jessica Huellemeier.
Cynthiana Vision Center has moved their office from Pike Street to 202 W. Pleasant St.
25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Stewart Rees Parker, March 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael W. Parker; Joshua Nathan Oliver, Feb. 28, son of Jonathan and Tracy Oliver; David Ross Yoshinabu Faulkner, March 12, son of Iris and Dale Ross Faulkner; Rachel Dian Hawkins, March 21, daughter of Sandy and Hunter Hawkins; Jonathan Hunter Teske, March 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Teske; Chad Allen Ecklar, March 19, son of Gary and Sandy Ecklar; Crystal Jean White, March 22, daughter of Larry and JoAnn White; Ashley Mashea Fryman, March 18, daughter of Penny Fryman; Jeremy Lee Jones, March 16, son of Terry Lynn and Betsy Carol Jones.
Cynthiana Lions’ 29th annual Radio Auction to begin March 31 on WCYN AM.
Howard’s in Cynthiana to host their annual Easter Egg Hunt.
50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Lonnie James Spicer, March 21, son of Mr. and Mrs.  Jesse J. Spicer; Charles Todd Duckworth, March 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Duckworth; Jennifer Fay Turner, March 21, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Glenn Turner; Shanda Jo Pulliam, March 26, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alton Pulliam; Philip Judy Marsh, March 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marsh; Jackie Tod Nichols, March 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Nichols; Karen Kimberly Slade, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Slade.
New fabric shop, The Golden Thimble Fabric Shop, located in the Harrison Hotel Building, Main and Pleasant sts. to open this week.
The Bromley property, including the Monticello mansion will be sold at auction, and will be offered in nine separate parcels.
E.D. Crossno of Cynthiana has purchased the Econ-O-Wash coin laundry at the corner of 10th and Pleasant streeets from Irene Bourke.
Tobacco growers received a total of $7,661,422 on Cynthiana’s tobacco market last season.
Farmers National Bank, corner of Bridge and Main, to hold grand opening of their new drive-in bank.
Dr. J.C. Keller and Ann Keller, 118 N. Walnut St., announce the installation of their new equipment consisting of a vapor bath, exerciser and slenderizer.