Way Back When

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Makayla Dawn Quesenberry, Oct. 22, daughter of Melody and Dennis Quesenberry; Caleb Scott Collins, Oct. 1, son of Daniel and Kristin Collins; Madison Michelle Copes, Sept. 29, daughter of Colin and Erin Copes; Austin Thomas Moore, Oct. 29, son of Michael Thomas Moore and Carla Jo Moore; Cameron Clay Harrison, Sept. 7, son of Josh and Shannon Harrison; Austin Thomas Moore, Oct. 29, son of Michael Thomas Moore and Carla Jo Moore.
Tussey Furniture, Ky. Hwy. 32 West (Connersville Pike), will close its doors on Nov. 17. The furniture business has been a part of Cynthiana and Harrison County for 57 years.
Harrison County runners advance to state. Will compete at the Kentucky Horse Park.
C & H Auto Salvage Towing and Repair, Sadieville, is now open.
Cynthiana’s Esther Mueller Ammerman was inducted into the Aviation Hall of Fame.
Perm Cast LLC, New Lair Road, pours its final batch of iron. The facility was started in 1973 as Eaton Foundry. It was sold to Grede Perm Cast LLC in 1986. Then Perm Cast LLC bought out Grede in 2001.

25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Weston Clark Jenkins, Oct. 29, son of Dwayne and Patricia Jenkins; Kayla Marie Thompson, Oct. 6, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Parkey Thompson Jr.; Amanda Brooke May, Nov. 3, daughter of J.C. and Lisa May; Justin Scott Perraut, Nov. 4, son of Daryl and Betty Perraut; Christopher Raymond Fuson, Nov. 3, son of Curtis and Denise Fuson; Matthew Joseph Lindsey, Nov. 5, son of Rick and Brenda Lindsey; Joshua Denny Ecklar, Nov. 6, son of Gary and Sandy Ecklar; Jared Austin Techau, Nov. 10, son of Joel and Nancy Techau; Aaron Clay Miller, Nov. 11, son of Elza and Teresa Miller; Heather Renae Gaunce, Nov. 14, daughter of Larry Wayne Gaunce and Karen Renae Withrow.
Cynthiana City Commissioners claim train whistle is a must.
Harrison County marching band finish third in Class AAA at the state marching band contest in Bowling Green. They celebrate with a ride on the Harrison County Volunteer Fire Department truck.
Mike Reitz, native of Martin, Ky., has accepted the position as Harrison County High School’s new Breds basketball coach.
Dwight E. Lewis, M.D., announce the opening of his office located on the first floor of the Harrison Memorial Professional Arts Building at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Bernice Kay Bishop, Oct. 27, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dempsey Bishop; Michael Wayne Brown, Oct. 31, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Bailey Brown; Lawrence E. Feeback, Oct. 31, son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Feeback; Sherri Lynn Philpot, Nov. 2, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Philpot; Ronald L. Isaac Jr., Oct. 26, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Isaac; Rodney William Milner, Oct. 30, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd William Milner; Lisa Ann Rose, Oct. 30, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Rose; Carol Ann Florence, July 28, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Lee Florence; Donna Jean Palmer, Nov. 2, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Rees Palmer; Kelly Diana Shadd, Nov. 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Shadd; Andrew Camron Burns, Oct. 31, son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude C. Burns Jr.; Brenda Joyce Adams, Nov. 9, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Adams; Timothy Alan Stroub, Nov. 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lee Stroub.
The Getz Jewelry Company will hold its grand opening Friday. The Cynthiana store is the 10th store to open in the Cincinnati chain, and is located at 25 E. Pike St. The company recently purchased the Rees Williams Jewelry Company which operated a store here for over 30 years.
Three hundred and thirty signs now mark Harrison County roads.
A hanger-garage at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport is now in operation by Begley Flying Service. The structure will accommodate three single engine airplanes.
Arnold’s Steak House is now under new management and will now be called Louise’s Restaurant, owned and managed by Louise Jenkins.
Prize winners at Charlie’s Roller Rink Halloween party were Lillie Barnes-third place; Kay Tolliver-second; and Vivian Reffett and Sue Lail-first.
Gordon’s Men’s and Boy’s Store on Main Street has recently expanded to take in space formerly housed by a cut-rate drug store. The new section will be called The Stag Shop, featuring clothing for young men and boys.
Bel-Aire Lanes announces the opening of its Pocket Billard Room.
LeBus Tobacco Co. Inc. invites the community to visit its new 2,500 basket tobacco warehouse located North of the North Main Street Viaduct on U.S. Route 27 (203 S. Church St.). They also operate the LeBus Old Brick and Annex and the LeBus New Brick House, all located on South Church Street.