Way Back When

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Madison Hope Cantrell, Dec. 4, daughter of Brandy King and Scott Cantrell; Hallie Frances Clough, Nov. 1, daughter of Montie and Lynette Clough; Logan Andrew Courtney, Nov. 25, son of Joel and Jenny Courtney; Katlyn Nichole Earlywine, Dec. 4, daughter of Nina and Larry Earlywine; Hunter Louis Jones, Oct. 21, son of Brad and Melinda Jones; Grace Elizabeth Dawn Neace, Dec. 7, daughter of Glen and Stephanie Neace; Zachary Aaron Pulliam, Dec. 1, son of Bill and Debbie Pulliam; Christopher Thomas Woodruff, Oct. 31, son of Greg and Tammy Woodruff; Joshua Bryan Workman, Dec. 1, son of Brian and Michelle Workman.

The Harrison County Middle School seventh and eighth grade cheerleaders captures the annual KAPOS championship. The team consists of Jennifer Henson, Heather Gibson, Jimmie-Jo Schmidt, Stacey Barnes, Meghan Scott, Lauren Ashley Ford, Kendall Furnish, Andrea Barnes, Shellie Mattox, Jessica Gray, Anna Fischer, Mikal Hicks, Jennifer Anderson, Ashley Grear, Britt McMichael, Brook Michael, Katie Jo Davis, Bethany Mazur, Cameron Jones, Audra Isaac, Tonya McNeese, Lindsey Cockrell, Kasey Hitch, Mallory Sparks, Callie Slade.

25 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Rachel Marie Ecklar, Dec. 9, daughter of Judy R. (James) and Jerry Thomas Ecklar; Paul Michael Herring, Dec. 15, son of Dale Michael and Sue Carol Herring; Rachele Nichole Lonkard, Dec. 16, daughter of David and Suzanne Lonkard; Anthony Wayne Northcutt, Nov. 12, son of Charles and Sue Northcutt; Steven Wayne Willoughby, Dec. 13, son of Keith and Debbie Willoughby; Adam Coy Clinkenbeard, Dec. 15, son of Buddy and Linda Clinkenbeard.

A new program entitled Project Warmup instituted by the Human Resources Cabinet, Harrison County low-income families will be able to keep a little warmer. Community Action will be administering funds allocated to the county through the county judge-executive?s office. Harrison County?s allocation totals $4,467.

50 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Vicky Gale Cooke, Dec. 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Cooke; James Edward Clifford, Dec. 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Clifford; Gary Allen Ecklar, Dec. 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Ecklar; Donald Brumley, Dec. 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Brumley; Kathy Sue Vickers, Dec. 15, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Vickers; Darrell Lee Spegal, Dec. 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Spegal; Barry Rice Jr., Dec. 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Rice; Jerry Lee Scott, Dec. 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Scott; Bertha Bell Mooney, Dec. 13, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joesph Mooney; Robert Louis Doll, Dec. 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Doll; Tassey Jean Watkins, Dec. 13, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Watkins; William Thomas Fryman, Dec. 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Fryman; Phillip Gregory Fogle, Dec. 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Fogle; Mark Clement Ritter, Dec. 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clement Ritter Jr.

A storm in the Connersville area left some 40-45 residents without telephone service. Two telephone poles were broken and six lines were knocked down when a large tree fall across the lines.

Edward L. Cummins took first place in the 4-H tobacco auctioneering contest.

?In the South Dakota Badlands fossil bird eggs have been found so perfectly petrified that scientists can measure the shell thickness, and tell the yolk from the white.

?A solar furnace in the Pyrenees creates a heat of 6,000 degrees F and melts the hardest metals, the National Geographic magazine says. A 35-foot reflector catches rays from a flat mirror that tracks the sun automatically.