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Way back when

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Katie Lynn Land, Aug. 18, daughter of Zack and Cheryl Land.

Cynthiana Police Officer Walter Tapp has a new partner, Rex. Rex is a 15-month-old labrador retriever who is going through obedience training for crime prevention. He is being trained as either a passive or aggressive sniffer. A passive sniffer find results in the dog heeling then barking where the offending drugs might be. An aggressive sniffer will scratch or paw at the suspected location.

Harrison Memorial Hospital opens Wellness Center to the public. HMH's Rehabilitation Services is now offering a fitness program to help the community improve their wellness. Program co-ordinators are Dee Anne Whitaker and Ashley Pensinger.

The Rock Fitness Center to open in October in Cynthiana.

The Harrison County High School Breds soccer roll to a 4-1 record. Members of the team are Blake Bishop, CJ Clifford, Ryan Fischer, Luke Tucker, Matt Whitaker, Roger Galde, Drew Grinstead, Andy Sosbe, Sam Wornall, Ben Furnish, Daniel Hicks, Jeremy Howard, Josh O'Brien, Jonathan Stoss, Isaac Whalen, Jordan Bishop, John Alan Feeback, Josh Grinstead, Chris Johnson, and Rus Whalen.

•25 years ago: The city has completed construction of a sidewalk and a wire protective fence at the ravine on Webster Avenue Extension. The sidewalk is now a safer place for children to walk to school and no longer have to face the danger of heavy traffic.

25 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Monty Joe Williams Jr., Aug. 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Monty Williams; Elizabeth Ann Faulkner, Aug. 20, daughter of Jerry and Tressie Faulkner; Clarinda Lee Burden, Aug. 21, daughter of Tracy and Renea Burden; Sarah Frances Stephens, Aug. 21, daughter of Gene and Lisa Stephens; David Earl Fryman, Aug. 22, son of Robert and Terry Fryman; Matthew Louis Jones, Aug. 22, son of Jeff and Helen Jones; Lucie Kathleen Ewalt, Aug. 19, daughter of John and Rose Ann Ewalt.

Harrison County tax rates to increase in 1985. In terms of actual dollars, the average county resident will pay about $14 more in taxes.

Berry residents need to sign up for sewer service by Sept. 15. A meeting was held to present information on a new waste-water project. All residents are required to connect to the sewage system. Berry was awarded a grant for 100 percent funding of the project. Anyone not signing up by Sept. 15 will have to pay $3,000 for tapping on to the sewer line.

Cynthiana City Commissioners ponder administrator post for the city.

50 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Maudie Lucille Arnold, Aug. 22, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Lee Arnold; Diana Lynn Cooper, Aug. 24, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Cooper; Terry Calvin Rollins, Aug. 22, son of of Mr. and Mrs. Donald T. Rollins; Deborah Jean Wright, Aug. 26, daughter of of Mr. and Mrs. Harold D. Wright; Karen Ruth Griffieth, Aug. 27, daughter of of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Griffieth; Sandra Darlene King, Aug. 29, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Renna King; Charlotte Ann Fryman, Aug. 30, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Fryman; Mark Alan Cason, Aug. 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. Coolidge Cason.

Cynthiana's A.Goldberg and Sons has closed its doors. The Main Street clothing establishment served this area for 76 years under the same name. Owner is Dr. Leonard Siegel. All merchandise has been sold to John Shillito Company in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The William D. Morris C.P.A. offices has moved from 5 Market St. to 35 E. Pike St.

Lemons Bros. is now at their new location at US 27 and Connersville Pike (formerly occupied by Ecklar-Moore Express).

• Aug. 28, 1941 - 19 years ago: R.E. Coe, local Shell Oil distributor, finalized plans to lease a lot on East Pleasant Street for the erection of a super-service station and parking lot.

• Within 17 years of the establishment of its first white settlement, Kentucky became a State, the first west of the Allegheny Mountains (in 1792).

• The Greek Revival Style in architecture reached Kentucky in the early 1830's. A prime example of this type of building is the Old State Capital in Frankfort.