10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Clementyne Pearl Depew, April 29, daughter of Tim and Kay Depew; Madison Marie Kiskaden, June 4, daughter of Amber Soard and Paul Kiskaden.
Cynthiana Home Medical Equipment Sales and Rental have moved to their new location at 660 US 27 South (Southside Plaza, former location of Sunstar Entertainment).
Officials of the Kentucky Department of Transportation and US congressmen gather at the London Toll Plaza on the Daniel Boone Parkway to celebrate the toll free parkways. Removal of the toll booths on the Daniel Boone and Cumberland parkways will begin immediately, creating free travel on those parkways.
25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Chelsea Giles Hendricks, May 25, daughter of Joe David and Allson Hendricks; Tyler Mac Fryman, June 9, son of Steve Jay and Janie Fryman; Michael Douglas Giles, May 27, son of Doug and Anabel Giles; Andrew Kyle Honican, June 7, son of Lee and Retha Honican.
Seventh annual Berry Festival to kickoff Saturday. Activities offered are: Historical display, country/gospel music, frog-jumping contest, greased pole climbing contest, pedal tractor pull, horseshoe tournament, pageants, parade, arm wrestling contest, food, dancing and vendors.
Harrison County High School Fillies assistant coach Debbie Biddle qualifies for next Boston Marathon.
50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Mary Ollie Moore, June 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Allen Moore; a son was born June 10 to Mr. and Mrs. Larry Case; Mary Sue Lively, June 6, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rees Lively; Earl Louis Hurst, June 7, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond D. Hurst; Jeffrey Alan Anness, May 30, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Anness; David Adam Gasser, June 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Lee Gasser; Mark Anthony Combs, June 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Combs; Dale Wayne Arthur, May 31, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wayne Arthur; Kimberly Ann Collins, June 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.B Collins III; Angela Verla A. Beagle, June 1, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Allen Beagle; Sheila Jo Sowder, June 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William F. Sowder; Mildred Carol Landrum, June 1, daughter of Lt. and Mrs. Raymond G. Landrum; Connie Sue Mattox, June 7, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald K. Mattox; Sharon June Hatcher, June 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Hatcher; Julie Ann Doyle, May 31, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Doyle.
Cynthiana’s efforts to improve housing conditions took a step forward with the passage of a Housing Code and discussion of a possible urban renewal project. Commissioners voted to adopt the Kentucky Housing and Unsafe Building Code.
The 26-year-old jewelry business of Rees Williams has been sold to a Cincinnati firm owned by Jack A. Getz. Mr. and Mrs. Williams will manage the Bourbon Bowl Lanes in Paris.