Way Back When

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Shelby Elizabeth Gross, July 18, daughter of Zachary and Hannah Gross; Austin Wayne Mullen, July 14, son of David and Joyce Ann Mullen.
The first annual Youth Livestock Show and Sale will be held Saturday at the 4-H grounds. After the show, the livestock will be sold. The children are in need of support, buyers for the animals or donations.
Youth flag football interest sought for Harrison County. The league would be for 6-7 year old children.
City of Cynthiana okays park lights at the new business park off of US 62 West, but will not be turned on until businesses locate there.
The Country Candle Gift Shop will hold a grand re-opening for its new location at 312 B South Church St. (next to Diamond Electronics).
Nurse practitioner, Sandra Breeding, joins Dr. Clarke’s Women’s Health Clinic.
Calvary Assembly of God breaks new ground for its new building. The services will be held at its present facility at 325 Webster Ave. (across from Edgemont Manor Nursing Home an and Harrison County High School).

25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Brandon Lewis Evans, June 9, son of Timmy and Tracey Evans; James Bradford Mullins, July 14, son of James Earl and Mary Beth Brown Mullins; Sarah Aspen Cameron, July 18, daughter of Paul and Rhonda Ann Cameron; Virginia Brooke Faulkner, July 14, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Bill Faulkner; Alisha Dawn Fogle, July 18, daughter of Donia Lynn Fogle; Samantha Lynn Mason, July 22, daughter of Bill Mason and Melissa Saunders; Whitney Lea Sparks, June 27, daughter of Darrel and Shannon Sparks.
Harrison Memorial Hospital adds a new E.N.T. specialist to the staff. Richard Francis Smith, M.D., will open his practice at HMH’s Outpatient Specialty Clinic.
Repairs are being made to three leaks in the Cynthiana Water Tower near Harrison County High School. Plans have been made to replace the water tower, which was erected in 1894. The new tower will be located somewhere in the old tobacco field behind Harrison County Middle School. Construction is expected to begin within the next 90 days.

50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Pamela Kathryn Center, July 10, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin F. Center; George Nicholas Marsh, July 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Raymond Marsh; Alice Roberts, July 8, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Roberts; Charles Lee Browning, July 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edward Browning; Lee Ann Snelling, July 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Snelling; Debra Kay Teegarden, July 13, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Delmar Teegarden; Lisa Lynn Reynolds, July 15, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl J. Reynolds II; Jeanna Rae Harp, July 8, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Randall Harp; Sylvia Jane and Paul Dennis Stephens, July 21, twins of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ray Stephens; Wanda Kanita Jones, July 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Lewis Jones; Steven Bradley Eubanks, July 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Gene Eubanks; James Kelly Vest, July 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. James W. Vest; Lisa Lynn Linville, July 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Gene Linville; Penny Marie Fryman, July 21, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Marshall Fryman; Gilbert Leroy Taylor, July 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Lee Taylor; Sheri Denice Catron, July 14, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Irvin Catron; Jeffrey Harris Duncan, July 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Gilbert Duncan; Danielle Lynn Rape, July 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sommers Rape.
Magee’s Bakery is now under new ownership. The business has changed its name to Mingee’s Bakery, located at 108 S. Main St.
Tommy Clayton and Chick Withers, formerly of Chick’s Truck Stop, have moved to, and are now operating, Clayton and Wither’s Phillips ‘66’ Service at the corner of Main and Penn Streets. They sold their real estate on U.S. 27, north of Cynthiana, to M. M. Wiley, local Texaco distributor.
The foundation is now going up on Edgemont Manor, Cynthiana’s newest nursing and convalescent home, located in Monticello Heights. Edgemont will accommodate 34 patients when completed in the fall. It is owned by Joe Franks and J.W. Switzer Sr.
Over 1,400 dogs were treated at Harrison County’s rabies vaccination clinic held last week.
The Public Housing Commission at Washington has approved a program calling for construction of 100 additional public housing units in Cynthiana. The plans include 36 units for elderly persons and 64 regular units. The new units will be in addition to the 100 now in use here.
Wet water used in Kawneer fire when a buffing wheel overheated. Sparks got into the duct system. Wet water is a mixture which penetrates far better than normal water.