Way Back When

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Jerry Lee Ingram III, May 27, son of Jerry Jr. and Randie Ingram; Haley Marie Kiskaden, July 8, daughter of Crystal Purnell and Thomas Kiskaden; Tristan Allen Porter, July 22, son of Bobby and Jill Porter; Kayleigh Lynn Simpson, July 7, daughter of Vicky Honican and Kenny Simpson; Elijah Samuel Smith, July 1, son of Terribeth and Tad Smith.
School opening delayed three days due to various construction projects underway at Harrison County schools.
• According to Dr. Lewis C. Copeland, nationally recognized expert in the travel field, $187 million was spent in Kentucky by out-of-state travelers in (1961). This figure was $7 million dollars above the $180 million figure in 1959.

25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Danielle Nicole Askin, Aug. 5, daughter of Charles E. Askin and Peggy S. Pollitt; Brandi Lee Vaughn, Aug. 1, daughter of Billy Joe and Tracie Vaughn; Jamie Lee White, July 13, daughter of Bryan and Karyl White.
Harrison County Schools hold first preschool screening.
Historic Indian Creek Baptist Church, Millersburg Pike, prepares for bicentennial. Indian Creek is the oldest church with continuing services west of the Allegheny Mountains. It was built in the state of Virginia on the Buffalo Trace, a stagecoach road from Maysville to Georgetown.
J & W Music Sales, 129 South Walnut, is now open for business. Offering all types of instruments and accessories, pianos available and music lessons.

50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Gregory Allen Moore, July 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Moore; Tracey Sue Luckey, July 24, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Garnett Luckey; Beverly Sue Lancaster, July 27, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Lancaster; Barry M. Bradford, July 26, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Robinson Bradford; Laura Taylor Link, July 24, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James G. Link; Carol Lynn Judy, July 27, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edmond Cleveland Judy; Robert Brian Wilson, July 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eugene Wilson; Peggy Sue Fitch, July 22, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fitch.
The newly formed non-profit Harrison County Summer Camp, Camp Chickasaw, on the Herbert Allen Moore Farm in the Little Harrison area. The camp was suggested by Moore for Harrison County boys who would not ever get to attend a summer camp. A lodge has been built to serve as the camp headquarters, bunk room, dining room and indoor activity center. The boys will enjoy sports, hikes, nature studies, fishing, pony rides and will swim twice a week at the Cynthiana City Pool. Activities will be under the supervision of Charles Tribble, principal at the Connersville Elementary School.
Painting and repair work to get underway on the courthouse.
Pepper-Peak-Florence Tobacco Warehouse (known as PPF-New House), is now under construction on US 62 at the Republican Pike intersection. They also operate the Cynthiana House on North Main Street. In all, the firm will have three warehouses in operation this year.