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Way Back When

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: No births to report this week.
Community Education Center’s Christmas Angel program in is its ninth year. The project is limited to students, K-12, who receive free lunches.
Retired guardsmen are collecting gifts for their Operation Christmas Care project for hometown men stationed at Fort Campbell.
Harrison Memorial Hospital welcomes Richard Lee Risher, M.D. to their staff. Risher specializes in family medicine.
UK medical center opens cancer clinic in Georgetown.
Consolidation in plans for Maysville Community College/Licking Valley Campus and Rowan Technical College.

25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Eric Wayne Ashcraft, Nov. 21, son of Kenneth and Vickie Ashcraft; Andrew Thomas Cordray, Oct. 30, son of Tom and Mary Ann Cordray; Megan Elizabeth Farris, Nov. 12, daughter of Jim and Robin Farris; Chasity Noel Ann Fryman, Oct. 29, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Fryman; Timothy Daniel Lemming, Nov. 19, son of Barbie and David Lemming; Casey B. Mitchell, Nov. 20, son of Billy and Melissa Mitchell.
Watch for grand opening of L&J Roller Dome.
The Community Christmas Project is in its 16th year for Christmas aid. The project coordinator is Peggy Carson. Carson, along with Jeannie Willis, Mary Lois Brunker and Pogie Whitaker pooled funds to purchase a pool table for one of Harrison County’s nursing homes. The project soon grew to include the children of Harrison County. Proceeds and donations go to the project fund and are used to buy gits for about 500 people.
The Harrison County Fair board to consider a new 4-H kitchen building at the fair grounds.

50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Sandra Ann Perkins, Dec. 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Perkins; Gary Wayne Gallagher, Nov. 30, son of Mr. and Mrs. Estil Wayne Gallagher; Linda Lou Hall, Dec. 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johnie Hall; Connie Jo Dowd, Nov. 22, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Dowd; Kathy Michele Kearns, Nov. 28, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John William Kearns; Tony Lee Fryman, Nov. 26, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Fryman; Randolph Louis Morgan, Nov. 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Morgan; James Thomas Florence, Nov. 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Florence Jr.; Sherman F. Howard Jr., Nov. 6, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Howard; Billy Ray Whitaker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orla Whitaker; Lori Kay Hamel, Nov. 25, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. Hamel.
Plans for the construction of three elementary schools have been approved and accepted by the Harrison County Board of Education.