10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Angel Marie Arnett, Dec. 27, daughter of Douglas and Cindy Arnett; Matthew Todd Barton, Jan. 1, son of Joseph and Stacy Barton; Georganna Mae Carpenter, Dec. 30, daughter of Deanna Carter and Shelby Carpenter; Ella Kay Hutchison, July 19, daughter of April and Joseph Glenn Hutchison.
Harrison County among first for family court system. It’s a new approach to a great number of cases that affect the family and will be led by Judge David Melcher.
Harrison Water Association gets nod for U.S. 62 E and Oddville water improvements. Approximately 2,000 feet of water line will be replaced, installing a water storage tank on Oddville/Sunrise Road, and build a pump station on US 62 near the Elks Lodge.
25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Joseph Andrew McElfresh, Dec. 22, son of Sandra McElfresh.
A new service is being offered to Harrison Countians by Community Action. Community Action Transit Service (CATS) will begin operation in Harrison, Bourbon and Nicholas counties following Friday’s dedication at the courthouse. Anyone in these three counties can receive reduced fare transportation by calling a day in advance. CATS is similar to bus systems in larger cities.
Brian Schlump has taken the job of plant manager of Grede Perm Cast, Inc.
Leono’s of Cynthiana, US 27 North and corner of North Church Street, is now open for business. Offering: pizza, pasta, salads, bread sticks, sandwiches and dessert.
Coming soon: Family Leisure Togs. Sweats for the entire family.
50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Roy James Highlander, Jan. 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Highlander Jr.; Robert Lee Palmer, Dec. 28, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy L. Palmer; Julie Todd Ecklar, Dec. 28, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Ecklar; Dennis Henry Pope, Dec. 31, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pope; Emma Lou Sparks, Jan. 2, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Sparks; Dianna Rae Smiley, Jan. 2, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Buford Smiley; Sheri Beth Patterson, Jan. 1, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Patterson; Brian Thomas Whalen, Jan. 5, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Whalen; Kathy Jo Perraut, Jan. 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Perraut; James Allen O’Hara, Jan. 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. James O’Hara.
The City has added another service for its citizens. An emergency ambulance, converted from a 1955 station wagon, is now in use. It will be stationed at City Hall. Planned as a multi-purpose vehicle, it replaces the fire chief’s car.
Dedication services for the Cynthiana Baptist Church Educational Building will be held Sunday.
• The famous Bayeux Tapestry actually is an embroidery, not a tapestry, the National Geographic Magazine says. The historic treasure, believed to date from the 11th century, documents the story of the Norman Conquest of England.