10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Shelby Renee Adams, Jan. 13, daughter of Frances Crawford; Aaron Bradley Bresler, Dec. 26, son of Lesley and Mark Bresler; Gunner Darian Cole, Jan. 27, son of Darryl and Lisa Cole; Sonja Ashlynn Martin, Jan. 24, daughter of Melissa Martin; Keiron Axavier Perez, Jan. 16, son of Nathan Perez and Brittney Robinson.
Search continues for a missing Lexington pilot whose plane was last seen on radar headed toward Cynthiana three weeks ago. The pilot left the Georgetown Airport enroute to Kansas City, Mo.
Former resident Kaely Shaw is seeking feedback on moving a Wolf facility to Harrison County. Shaw moved to Alaska to be involved in the rescue and rehabilitation of wolves and wolf hybrids. She owns 80 acres in Tennessee and is looking for 10 acres in Harrison County. Her facility would be home to approximately 15 wolves and/or wolf hybrids.
Glenn Whitaker, Cynthiana Police Department telecommunicator for 22 years and city employee for over 35 years will be retiring at the end of the week.
Cynthiana City Commission has agreed to pursue an ordinance that would close the Pearl Street railroad crossing.
Members of the Brunker family (Ron and Nancy Brunker Garrison and Mary June Brunker) are seeking annexation of property on US 62 East across from Republican Pike and Eastside Elementary School. The annexation will allow for the construction of a long-term nursing care facility. Trilogy purchased Harrison Memorial Hospital’s long-term facility with plans to build a new complex.
Sally Cammack to open folk art gallery in downtown Cynthiana. The gallery, known as The Gourd Patch, will open Feb. 1 at 120 S. Main St.
25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Ashley Shae Sandy, Jan. 29, daughter of Stephen and Brenda Sandy; Callie Brooke Slade, Jan. 26, daughter of Steve and Macy Beth Slade.
Cynthiana Motors, US 27 South, has been bought out by H.A. Jones. Jones plans to open a Chevrolet car dealership.
Local track athletes excel in Mason-Dixon Games in Louisville.
J’s Stained Glass and Ceramics, 207 S. Walnut St., is now open. Stained glass classes to start soon.
Goodyear Tire Center Store, 6 Court St., has new owners. They are Earl and Billie Arnold and Sue and Wayne Jones.
Dwayne E. Browning, CPA, has opened an office in the Elks Building on South Walnut Street.
50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Melvin Scott Smithers, Jan. 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Smithers; Terry Wayne and Jerry Wayne Gaunce, Jan. 25, twins of Mr. and Mrs. David Gaunce; James Allen Gillum, Jan. 27, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Gillum; Rita Jean Fryman, Jan. 24, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luther Fryman; Betty Louise Stroub, Jan. 25, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Stroub; John Stanley Jones, Jan. 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. (Buck) Jones; Benita Dale Holtmann, Jan. 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ferd Holtmann; Nelson Cook, Jan. 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas Cook; Stephen Hugh Roberts, Jan. 26, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Roberts; James Lewis Sosbe Jr., Jan. 25, son of Mr. and Mrs. James L. Sosbe.
Cynthiana firemen fight sub-zero temperatures and a fire at the Lair Building on Pike Street. Ladders which had been extended froze in that position and had to be carried back to the station to thaw. As water poured into the building, much of it turned to ice, especially as it passed from floor to floor. Ice remained in the apartment and in the Cut Rate Grocery for days.
At Kentucky Cardinal Dairy where official highs and lows are recorded every morning at 8 a.m.: Jan. 24- 47 high, -24 low; Jan. 25- 4 high, -18 low; Jan. 26- 23 high, -12 low; Jan. 27- 28 high, 6 low; Jan. 28- 9 high, -34 low; Jan. 29- 16 high, -30 low; Jan. 30- 36 high, -15 low. The two-day snowfall totaled nine inches.