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Way Back When

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Amanda Michelle Hausberger, July 14, daughter of Martin Clay and Angela Carol Hausberger; Zachary Wayne Lutes, June 16, son of Eddie Wayne and Rebecca Lutes; Alexis Grace Million, July 18, daughter of Nathan Bruck and Cheryl Lynn Million.
Richard E. Perraut Jr., son of Patricia Perraut and the late Richard Perraut Sr., is the first known Harrison County native ever to become a brigadier general on active duty with the Air Force. He was in the first AFJROTC class offered at Harrison County High School, and was the first HCHS graduate to graduate from the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.
The City of Berry is seeking a $1 million Community Development Block Grant to replace houses along First Street with new ones. Houses from the old Berry jail to the city clerk’s house need to come down, adding that about 10 houses will be affected. Berry first applied for the Kentucky Housing CDBG and was denied four years ago citing that noise (train) was the reason for the denial.

25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Travis Lee Fryman, Aug. 15, son of Eddie and Julie Fryman.
Neil C. Rush, D.M.D., announces the relocation of his dental office to 125 S. Main St.
Johnson’s Music Studio, 129 S. Walnut St., is now open. Offering individual lessons, piano, organ, synthesizer; beginners to advanced students welcome.
• Powell County was formed in 1852 from parts of Montgomery, Clark and Estill counties and named for Lazarus W. Powell, the first governor elected by the Democratic party in Kentucky.

50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Errol James Foreman, Aug. 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Huey Foreman; Kelly Jane Whalen, Aug. 6, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Joe Whalen; Billy Ray Sadler Jr., Aug. 7, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Ray Sadler; Ninette Thomas Casey, Aug. 4, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Thomas Casey; Jo Anne Smith, Aug. 7, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Curtis Smith; Laura Lee McCarty, Aug. 8, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orrin V. McCauley; Jo Anne Richardson, Aug. 6, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Clay Richardson; Glenda Caroll Gifford, Aug. 10, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Perry B. Gifford.
Between 1,500 and 2,000 persons attended an air show at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport to watch a parade of aerial stunts. The show was put on by the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport Board. The show’s proceeds will be used for improvements of facilities of the field located just off of New Lair Road.
A massive air-ground search continues for a Pipe Commanche single engine plane carrying a family of five. The search area for the missing plane was focused in northwestern Harrison County when a few residents identified seeing the plane in the vicinity of Ky. 36 West, Lafferty Pike, and Durbintown. The plane disappeared during a heavy rainstorm.
John E. Owsley Sr., Kermit L. Tussey and Lloyd E. Rogers have filed papers in corporating the O & T Construction Company which will have its offices on South Church Street;  and incorporation of the LeBus Tobacco Company, formed by the Frazier D. LeBus Company, Inc., with offices on South Church Street.