Way Back When

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Sara Faith Padron, June 21, daughter of Cecilia Miles and Joel Padron; Austin James Tubbs, June 25, son of Ricky and Vicki Tubbs.
Harrison Memorial Hospital’s Long-term Care Unit will soon have a new landlord.Trilogy Health Services, LLC, Louisville based, has signed a letter of intent to purchase the long-term care facility from HMH with the intention to building a new 45,000 square-foot health campus. The campus will  house up to 100 residents, 26 assisted living residents, 60 who require skilled nursing, and 14 Alzheimer’s patients. Ownership is scheduled to take place Sept. 1.
Northside Elementary gets mascot and school colors. The Mustangs will be the mark of the county’s northern-most elementary school. The colors choosen was navy and gold. Northside Elementary also announces the hiring of their new principal, Sam Cowen.
Hilltop Web cam will go online during Summer Social for a bird’s eye view of Cynthiana. The Web camera is being installed by Aurora Information Systems and will be linked at SouthEast’s home page, www.setel.com.
Coming soon near Claysville will be a family owned and operated business. Yoder and Sons Metal Works. Goosenecks and trailers built to order and more. Wayne Yoder is the owner.
Cynthiana landmark clock tower at the courthouse recognized at the statewide Main Street conference held in Versailles/Midway.

25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Andrew Clay Holland, June 24, son of Bobby G. and Laurinda Holland; Whitney DeSha Irvin, June 25, daughter of Jamie and Angie (Myers) Irvin; Jessica Darlene Whitaker, July 8, daaughter of Doug and Terri Whitaker; Amanda Beth White, July 9, daughter of Tyler and Beth White.
The Mets took first place in the T-ball tournament and second place in the league. Team members are: coaches, Bucky Hignite, Donnie O’Brien, Gary Wright (head coach), Shawna O’Brien (scorekeeper), Gary Varner and Linda Wright. Harold David “Bubba” Hignite, Jared Mattox, Julie Harrison, Janssen Willhoit, Kim Stone, Bud Whitaker and Aaron Hutchison. Jeremy Whitson, Clinton O’Brien, Jeremy Moore, Andy Slade, Josh Corbin, Logan Fryman, “Noochie” Varner and Jacob Bradford.
Senator Ed Ford announced that a $200,000 block grant had been given to the county to build the connector road from New Lair Road to US 27. US 62 from Broadwell to Leesburg in Harrison County was scheduled for completion for the 1988-89 legislative term.
Harrison County’s Reading Partners program received $5,000 in funding from the Kentucky Literacy Commission for 1987-88.

50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Richard Dale and Michael Dean Carpenter, July 11, twin sons of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Carpenter; Reva Marlene Price, July 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Price; Cynthia Jean Ritchie, July 10, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Ritchie; Jeffery Thomas Banfield, July 12, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Banfield; Margaret M. Lindsay, July 12, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis R. Lindsay; James Theodore Adams, July 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Adams; Dwayne Clark Jenkins, July 12, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Jenkins; Melissa Jane Williams, July 13, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nevel Williams; Richard Verdma Woolums, July 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Thomas Woolums.
An investment of approximately $10,000 has expanded Goodyear Service Store’s automotive department. Installation of a John Bean Visualiner for vehicle front end alignment, an auto brake lathe and shoe grinder and already in service was a Lincoln ignition testing system.
A Cynthiana man rescues a man, woman and baby from auto after it plunged into the Pendleton County High School reservoir. The man was traveling behind the vehicle when the accident occurred. The family were from Norwood, Ohio.