Way Back When

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Landon Nathaniel Baker, Jan. 17. son of Leslie Faulkner and Donnie Baker; Taryn Rae Collier, Jan. 12, daughter of Saraia King and Danny
Ray Collier; Kimberly LeAnn Creech, Jan. 30, daughter of April Lynn Creech; George Andrew Darnell, Jan. 31, son of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher A. Darnell; Jesus Alejandro Vazquez-Hernandez, Jan. 31, son of Toni Watkins and Jesus Vazquez Hernandez; Jason Parker Nichols, Jan. 24, son of Jim and Susan (Nunnelley) Nichols; John Mason Pabon, Jan. 16, son of Nick and Mary Chris Yearsley Pabon; Dakota Connor Roberts, Jan. 27, son of Tony and Rhonda Roberts; Karlee Belle Thompson, Jan. 31, daughter of Derik Thompson and Ashley Soard.
Tim Mitchell and Stacey Sowder revive eight frozen pups. The two found the pups unresponsive and brought them to the house next to the wood stove. They rubbed them and applied puppy CPR, bringing all eight to life again. Three of the pups did experience a little frostbite.
City commissioners declines to act on a request from US 62 east property owners to guarantee increased water pressure. The city was asked to make a decision so that things may move ahead with negotiations with Trilogy. Trilogy has water and sewer requirements to meet the needs of their 85-bed long-term nursing care facility. The present water pressure would not meet those needs.

25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Heather Nicole Fryman, Feb. 3, daughter of Junior and Sheri Fryman.
A crew from Smither Sign Company of Lexington worked most of the day to install the original sign of the Rohs Opera House on Pike Street. The theater is currently undergoing complete restoration.
The Cynthiana City Commission votes for a new bulldozer for the city’s sanitation needs.

50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: John Coleman Kelly, Jan. 29, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Kelly; Crystal Ann Reed, Jan. 29, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Reed Jr.; Joe Allen Laytart Jr., Jan. 28, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe A. Laytart; David Wayne Whitley, Feb. 3, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Whitley.
A major addition for all three proposed elementary school buildings was supported by the Harrison County Board of Education. A 60x150 foot windowless area, designed as a playroom for pupils during inclement weather, will be constructed at each of the elementary school buildings.
Grocery specials: Cynthiana Food Market is offering a 1 lb. can of Maxwell House or Folgers coffee for 59 cents; 12 oz. pkg. wieners, 39 cents; 2 lbs. ground beef, 89 cents; pink salmon, 1 lb. can, 59 cents; and Boston butt pork roast, 29 cents a lb.;
A&P: Pillsbury Cake Mixes, 1 lb. box, 33 cents; Gerber’s baby food, 6- 4 1/2 oz. jars, 63 cents; bananas, 10 cents a lb.; cheese, 49 cents a pound; pork loin, 29 cents a pound; loaf of bread, 25 cents; and heavy duty Reynolds Wrap, 63 cents.
Newberrys is holding expansion specials. The store is undergoing remodeling and workmen need room to work.
McLoney’s, South Church Street, now offers Top Value Stamps with every cash purchase.