Way Back When

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: No births to report this week.
Kensi Techau auditions for Star Search at the UK student center. She was one of only 11 people out of 450 selected for a second audition.
Harrison County Breds track and field take first place at Rowan invitational.
JV Breds baseball smash the Pendleton County Wildcats 16-2.
• Kentucky was the second state to set up a state-supported system of mental hospitals (1816).
• The first chapel built on Navy property was dedicated at Annapolis, Md., on Feb. 5, 1854.

25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Lauren Childers Lake, April 6, daughter of William and Debra Lake; Jennings Lewis Jr., April 10, son of Virginia and Jennings Lewis; Brian David Marsh, April 8, son of Petty Officer First Class Alan B. and Elizabeth Marsh.
Harrison County band received a superior rating in its class as well as receiving overall honors in Charleston, S.C.
An upgrading of equipment to bring the melting facility up to current technology is taking place at Grede Perm Cast.
Harrison Memorial Hospital to replace and/or upgrate kitchen equipment and heating systems and construct a mechanical equipment building. The project involves a $725,292 capital expenditure.
The Outdoorsman sporting goods store for the gun, archery, fishing or dart enthusiast is now moved from Harrison Square Shopping Center to just north of Cynthiana on North US 27, across the road from from Bel-Aire Lanes and Health Spa.

50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Julie Ann Smallwood, April 4, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Smallwood; Paul Wayne McKinney, April 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles McKinney; Peggy Sue Lucky, April 4, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Lucky; Harlan Robert Abner, April 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Abner; Douglas E. McIntosh, April 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Douglas McIntosh; Robert Allen Galloway, April 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Galloway; Debra Jean Wagner, April 8, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Wagner; Dale Allen Richie, March 27, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Richie; Edna Jean Traylor, April 10, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Traylor; Rebecca Ruth Bean, April 12, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Bean; Pamela Marie Florence, April 9, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Florence.
Harrison County residents are invited to an open house at the new $1,000,000 Southern Bell Telephone Company plant building and equipment at 207 W. Pleasant St. for a look behind the scenes to see how the new dial system installed last year operates.
Kentucky Grill, located on South Main Street, is now under new management of Sidney Anderson. Anderson bought the business from Eddie Sheats. Will offer home cooked food all day long.
One Hour Wardrobe Dry Cleaning special this week: Skirts, trousers and sweaters dry cleaned for 49 cents each. Now offering Box Storage at no extra cost.
Connersville School plans Science Fair. Projects to be displayed by the more than 300 students attending the school. Charles Tribble is the principal.
Mullins Dry-Cleaning and Laundry special this week: Dresses, ladies’ suits, men’s suits, cloaks and topcoats dry cleaned for 70 cents each. Box Storage offered for only $2.