10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Rachel Sterling Clifford, Oct. 22, daughter of Dustin and Scott Clifford.
Virgie Wells will remain mayor of Cynthiana for another four years. She won the race by 51 votes against former mayor Jim Brown.
The Harrison County AFJROTC presents colors at the Kentucky Horse Park
Avocado Tips: Most varieties of avocadoes do not soften on the tree; oil content rather than softness determines picking time. They are ususally firm when purchased and ripen and soften in a few days at room temperature. Once softened, the fruit should be refrigerated, but not frozen.
25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Patricia Karen Campbell, Oct. 26, daughter of Airmen 1st Class Matthew P. Campbell and Chris Campbell; Emily Marie Spicer, Oct. 23, daughter of Norman and Billie Spicer.
Wreck victim rescued with the help of the County Volunteer Fire Department’s new life-saving equipment (Jaws of Life).
VCR movie rentals now available at J&R Drugs, Pike Street.
The Village Inn Restaurant, 26 E. Pike St., has brought back it’s 99 cent breakfast. Beginning Nov. 9, the Village Inn will issue cards to all customers 65 years of age or older for a 10 percent discount on all meals purchased at the restaurant.
Now Open at their new location: The Lollipop Tree, 311 S. Church St. (across from Ken’s Super Valu. Ready-made arrangements for all occasions for you to pick up.
50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Royce Kent Hatfield, Nov. 1, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hatfield; Steven Douglas Clifford, Nov. 3, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Clifford; Kavin Lloyd Wagner, Nov. 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wagner; Brenda Faye Adams, Nov. 1, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Adams; Terry Jack Lyons, Oct. 28, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Lyons; Stephanie Ann Adams, Oct. 21, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clay T. Adams II.
Distance dialing is easy with the new dial system change-over. A call across the nation can be completed from dial tone to ringing the distant telephone, in about 25 seconds, depending on the speed of your dialing. This speed is phenomenal when you consider that it takes 12-15 seconds of that time for dialing the 11 digits for the long distance call. You should get a dial tone in three seconds.
A Cynthiana man killed when blocks from a passing truck toppled off and struck him. The accident happened while walking on a bridge on US 27 near the western city limits of Paris. It was believed he was on his way back to Cynthiana.
Jenny Wiley State Park, along the banks of Dewey Lake, an 860-acre fisherman’s mountain paradise, offers vacation cottages, a nine-hole golf course, boat and motor rentals and launching facilities are now available. A new bathhouse and beach, a 36-room lodge with individual lakeview balconies and a swimming pool will be ready this season. Located in Eastern Kentucky near Prestonsburg on US 23. The park is named for the pioneer heroine who was captured and made her escape from Indians in 1790.
The Blue Star Gift Shop, across from the court house, is now offering lay-a-way for the Christmas season.