10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Caitlynn Grace Hamilton, June 12, daughter of Ryan and Jennifer Hamilton; George Thomas Wade Heisel, July 5, son of Debra Marie Darosett and David Wade Heisel; Jacob Ethan Landry, son of Randall and Becky Landry; Devin Cody Miracle, July 6, son of Daniel and Develyn Miracle; Emma Noelle Moore, July 6, daughter of Franklin and Crystal Moore; William Hayden Cook, July 14, son of Eric and Tanya Benson Cook; Tyler Scott and Whitney Danyelle Mattox, June 6, twins of David and Kelli Mattox; Jessica Dawn Tucker, July 10, daughter of Bobby and Kelly Tucker.
Negotiations for the sale of Cynthiana’s Grede Perm Cast are still not complete. Grede bought the New Lair Road facility in 1986 from Eaton Corporation, which built the factory in 1972. Grede manufactures gray iron castings.
Flash floods rip through Connersville, Leesburg when an unexpected seven to nine inches of rain was reported early Sunday morning.
Grede employees receives notification that an agreement between Grede and General Castings has been reached and that the close of the sale should occur at the end of the week.
Toaster’s Sports Bar and Grill, 216 S. Walnut St., will be holding their grand opening on July 26.
Lisa Nickerson joins the Cynthiana City Fire Department. She is the first fulltime female firefighter the department has ever had.
The Harrison County Farmers’ Market holds a grand opening celebration July 19 at the Southside Plaza location. The market will be open every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.
25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Katy Jo Davis, July 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry G. Davis; Stephanie Lynn Perkins, July 2, daughter of Anthony and Karen Perkins; Scott O’Neal Northcutt, July 9, son of Merrill Northcutt Jr. and Donna Wright Northcutt; Ashley Nicole Mitchell, July 9, daughter of Danny and Connie Mitchell; James Thomas Harper, July 9, son of Rosa Hawkins and Randy Harper; Joshua Cameron Insko, July 6, son of D. R. and Marlene Insko; Matthew Kirby Landreth, July 11, son of Sheila Gilliam; Michael Scot Morrison, July 11, son of Michael and Janet Morrison; Megan Gail Davis, July 9, daughter of Glenn and Cheryl Davis; Hannah Rae Courtney, July 10, daughter of Greg and Pam Courtney; Clay Ashbrook Feeback, July 7, son of Mary June and Tod Feeback; Taryn Ray Seaman, July 17, daughter of Michael and Julie Seaman; Nathaniel James McNeese, July 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael McNeese; Courtney Jo Gray, July 16, daughter of Jane and Tony Gray; Ryan Alexander Brock, July 15, son of Ken and Alicia Brock; Travis Lee Snapp, July 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Lee Snapp.
The July 12 explosion and electrical fire resulted in nearly $47,000 in losses to Eaton Corporation. The plant is located on New Lair Road.
Video Solution, Harrison Square, now open. Offers VCR sales and rentals, camera rentals, movie rentals.
Oddville Flea Market to open Saturdays and Sundays. Located on Hwy. 62, 4 miles from Cynthiana at Oddville Lumber Co.
Downtown mall approved by the Cynthiana City Commission. Bridge Street site is chosen. The old Cynthiana Motors building has been a landmark at the corner of Bridge and Walnut streets since the Great Depression.
50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Janet Leigh Sorrell, July 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Ray Sorrell; Timothy Dean Coldiron, July 6, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Dean Coldiron; Judith Ann McKinley, July 8, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Calvin McKinley; Tammy Jean Milner, July 8, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Milner; Sandra Ann Sanford, June 29, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sanford; Gregory Wayne Browning, July 3, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Browning; Teresa Lynn Florence, July 4, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Florence; Sheri Kim Hillman, July 1, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Kenneth Hillman; Barbara June Snodgrass, July 2, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James William Snodgrass III; Gregory Scott Williams, July 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elliott Williams; a daughter was born July 17 to Mr. and Mrs. Bennie W. Baxter; Gary Keith Dunn, July 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. Goebel K. Dunn; Sheri Ann Ecklar, July 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ray Ecklar; Rebecca Ann Whitson, July 15, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth V. Whitson; Abby Lynn Ritchie, July 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ritchie; Judy Y. Vallandingham, July 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William L. Vallandingham; a son was born July 12 to Mr. and Mrs. Jack M. Morris; Rita Ann Griffith, July 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Griffith; Donald Keith Turner, July 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Turner; Robin Gay Raymond, July 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard O. Raymond; John Wayne Stamper, July 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Dorse Stamper; a son was born July 10 to Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Overly; Clarence D. Platt Jr., July 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Douglas Platt; Gary Lynn Moore, July 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. William T. Moore; Teva Ann Custard, July 15. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Clay Custard.
Dr. Joe M. Withers and Dr. Donald R. Stephens to open their office in Berry on July 17. They will be located on the second floor of the Union Bank of Berry building.
The State Department of Education recommends merging city, county school districts.
Greyhound bus service was resumed in Cynthiana when Miller’s Modern Shoe Shop, corner of West Pleasant and Locust Street began handling packages. Passengers are permitted to pay their fares to the bus drivers.