Way Back When

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Caleb Ryan Brooks, March 23, son of Stephen and Peggy Brooks; Nicholas Rogan Gareis, March 20, son of Mary Ann and Peter Gareis; Savannah Rai Jewell, March 18, daughter of Donald and Jessica Jewell.
Allen Wachter, 14, of Cynthiana, bowls a perfect game during league competition. Wachter makes history as he was the first youth to bowl a perfect game in Bel-Aire Lanes history.

25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Cassandra Lafaye Wolfe, March 18, daughter of Blaine A. and Sandra F. Wolfe; Raven Brooke Edwards, April 1, daughter of Doug and Angie Edwards; Levi Hyatt Hill, March 22, son of Barry and Carla Hill.
The Harrison County Water Association has been approved for a $419,000 Farmers Home Administration Loan to be used to extend water distribution lines to add 120 customers and include 18 miles of waterlines.
Harrison County Junior High School band receives superior ratings at the State Band  Festival held in Lexington. Laura Gregg is the director.
Harrison County track teams win three-way meet in season opener on the Hilltop. Girls coach is Danny Simpson and the boys team is coached by Bobby Jenkins.
BJ is coming to Harrison Square.

50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Kevin Thomas Courtney, April 9, son of Mr. and Mrs.  Clarence Courtney; Vita Carol Dykes, April 8, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dykes; Samuel K.G. Berry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Redmon Berry; Steven Allen Kersey, March 27, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kersey; Steven Todd Kearns, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Kearns; William Alexander Noland, March 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Noland.
A $7,000 administration buildig is under construction at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport. The ranch-style structure, measuring 24 x 32 feet, will also have a 10 x 32 foot front porch. The foundation has already been poured and blocks have been laid. Inside there will be a large lounge area with open office, a private office, utility room and rest rooms. Other improvements at the landing field are drainage improvements, one metal and concrete block hanger, and will receive additional rock and two cattle crossings. Coe Oil Service will install a 1,000 gallon tank. More hangers are expected.
Showing at the Midway Drive-In Theatre: A Dog of Flanders, Jerry Lewis as the Ladies Man???, I was a Teenage Werewolf, The Big Show, and “why must I die?”
J.J. Newberry Co. Easter Sale: Cotton slips, 99 cents; Easter hats, $1.98 to 2.98; gloves, $1; purses, 59 cents to $2.98.
William L. Bauer, Cynthiana native, opens new motel at Myrtle Beach, S.C. It is called The Jade Tree Motor Inn. He is a graduate of Cynthiana High School and is the son of Mrs. Ed Bauer of Cynthiana.
Term Finance Company opens new office at 106 E. Pleasant St., Harrison Hotel Building. Opening April 16.
Solomon’s IGA: Look what 10 cents buys - 10 oz. jar apple or grape jelly; pork and beans, Bush’s beans; can of Dixie Chef spaghetti; Red Gold Tomato Juice; Hi-C fruit drinks; Butterfield 300 can whole potatoes.
Russell Currans, Cynthiana, was the low bidder on the construction of the new Bourbon County Health Center. His bid was $83,516.
Sunoco Service Station, corner of North Main and Penn, now for rent.