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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Dillon Lee Delano Hunter, Feb. 4, son of Tiffany and Robert Hunter; Matthew Conner Kilpela, Dec. 26, son of Matthew and Jeannie Kilpela.
A Lexington pilot is still missing. The 66 year old pilot left the Georgetown airport on Jan. 9 headed for Kansas City, Mo. His plane was last detected on radar headed toward Cynthiana. the Civil Air Patrol has conducted a four-state search for plane wreckage along his assumed path but has not found anything. The block box in the plane has never signaled trouble.
Warning gates will be installed at the Pleasant Street railroad crossing.
Coming soon: North Main Auto. Watch for more details; also Rusty Hook Baits, distributor of Cabin Creek Baits.

25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Amos Patton Green, Jan. 6, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Patton Green; Adam Dee Hill, Feb. 9, son of Shannon and Dawn Hill; Cody Carlyle McIntosh, Jan. 31, son of Doug and Dee McIntosh; Matthew Notton Dean, Jan. 5, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell C. Dean Jr.
Traffic light has been approved for the intersection of US 27 South and Connersville Pike.
Twenty-two Harrison County High School students are New York bound to participate in the National High School Model United Nations Conference.
The Hilltop Dairy Queen will be holding a grand re-opening sale this weekend. The Dairy Queen has just remodeled and is offering a buy one single deluxe hamburger and get a second one free.
The Commission for Health Economics Control in Kentucky will be considering new health services for Harrison County. Tri-State Mobile Medical Services of Lexington which would establish a mobile X-Ray and EKG service to patients in private residences and long-term care facilities. The estimated cost of the project is $93,497; and in addition, NKC Hospital/Allied Health Services of Louisville may be providing a respiratory service upon review of their application. Their service would establish a respiratory service for long-term care facilities. Estimated cost of the service is $675,000.
Jerry L. Casey and Robert S. Lake announce the opening of Harrison County’s newest professional office, Kentucky Realty and Auction Co., located in an historically preserved office (1820), at 115 N. Main St.

50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Donna Lee Hicks, Feb. 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hicks; Victoria Lea Mulligan, Feb. 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herb Mulligan; Lisa Kay Smith, Feb. 6, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Noble Lee Smith; Lisa Todd Walters,  Feb. 8, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Walters; Brenda Sue Watkins, Feb. 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kelley Watkins; Kevin Alan Grisso, Feb. 8, son of Dr. and Mrs. Merlyn Grisso; Mark H. Dantuono, Feb. 7, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. Dantuono; Scott William Worrell, Feb. 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. William P. Worrell.
County Road Marker committee installs one, of several hundred planned, county road signs. The first being Pedro Pike.
The Brucellosis vaccination control program is being offered at no cost to the owner. The County Extension Office will continue to coordinate this program. The calfhood vaccination is recommended for all cattle four to eight months of age.
The Dairy Queen, US 27, one mile south of Cynthiana, is holding a reopening sale this weekend. Sundae sale - buy one sundae at regular price and receive another one for one cent; buy one hamburger at regular price and receive a second one for one cent.