10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Cierra Paige Baxter, July 17, daughter of Lane and Carrie Baxter; Desirae Nacoe Fogle, July 20, daughter of Lawanda Gale Fogle; Richard Nathan Foster, July 27, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Foster; Jonathan Thomas Sadler, June 25, son of Mark and Tomi Jean Sadler; Avery Allen Whitaker, July 19, son of Sharon Whalen and Jason Whitaker; William Patrick Darnell, July 12, son of Pat and Kim Darnell; Russell Allen Letcher, May 23, son of Tim and Traci Slone Letcher; Preston Connor Roark, June 11, son of Lesley Fugate and Jimmy Roark.
The Industrial park is complete and ready for occupancy. The race is on to find industries willing to occupy the nearly $4 million park.
Not enough space available prohibits airport runway expansion. There is the railroad at one end and a cliff at the other. A new location is out of the question - it would cost a nearly $15 million to construct.
• Kentucky is the only state ever to pay a veterans bonus covering four wars - the Spanish American, both World Wars and the Korean Conflict.
25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Jack Alan Burden, July 26, son of Penny and Jesse Burden; Jarrod Anthony Carter, July 23, son of Sandra and Timothy Carter; Michael Robert Crump, July 19, son of Ronald and Teresa Crump; Larry Wood England II, July 18, son of Larry and Rita England; Benjamin Andrew Mealer, July 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Mealer; Bonnie Michelle McDaniel, July 20, daughter of Christine and Timothy McDaniel; Faith Lee Sargent, July 5, daughter of Doug and Pamela Courtney Sargent; Caitlyn Elizabeth Toby, daughter of Douglas and Melody Hill Toby; William Ashley McNees, Aug. 2, son of Kathy and Billy McNees; Jennifer Lauren Abney, July 31, daughter of Julianna and Dailey F. Abney.
McDanell’s Auto Sales to hold grand opening. Located one mile north of Cynthiana on US 27.
Construction of the raw waterline to Claysville has been delayed. Since Cynthiana is receiving government funding on the project, guidelines set by the government have to be followed.
Conditional approval was given for a revised sketch plat of property at the intersection of US 27 south and US 62 for a subdivision plan.
• Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia came to the U.S. in 1843 when a New Yorker bought an infected cow from a sea captain.
50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Lonnie Rees Wilson, July 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Warren R. Wilson; Rebecca Lynne Ashbrook, July 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Howard Ashbrook; Sandra Lou Tilton, July 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayman Wallace Tilton; Sharon Frances Bradford, July 23, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Garnett Bradford; Ronald Thomas Kiskaden Jr., July 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Thomas Kiskaden; Randall Lyle Turner, July 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde C. Turner; Tammy Lavon Whitaker, July 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene M. Whitaker; Alfred John Doyle Jr., July 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred John Doyle; Sharon Kay Wright, July 21, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Davis Wright; Ann Clay McLoney, July 26 daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thorne McLoney; Timothy Howard Barnes, July 27, son of Mr. and Mrs. Audrey Barnes; Tina Anne Howard, July 26, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Howard; Michael Wayne Chumley, July 30, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Wayne Chumley; William A. Pierce, July 26, son of Mr. and Mrs. James B. Pierce; Melody Joyce Tipton, July 30, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Tipton; William Thomas McNees II, July 28, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas McNees; Barbara Alice Cordray, July 26, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Cordray; Paula Mickey Wiglesworth, July 14, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul M. Wiglesworth.
Dr. James F. Murray opens chiropractic office in Cynthiana. The office is located at 8 Pike St., over Arnold’s Steak House.
Blake and Johnson shows the community the benefit of its payroll dollars by making arrangements with Farmers National Bank to cash all employee checks with $2 bills.
Smith Insurance Agency and Howard M. Whitaker have moved from 4 Market St. to 109 S. Poplar St. Joe Craig Smith constructed the new offices to furnish better facilities.
• In 1800, Harrison County had a population of only 4,350 persons, according to census figures. By 1810, it had almost doubled to 7,752.
• There are a total of 337 of Harrison County’s 1,621 farm operators that are over 65 years old.