Way back when

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Scottie Gene Darosett Jr., Feb. 24, son of Scottie and Debbie Darosett; Blake Alexander Lovins, March 13, son of Rusty and Annette Lovins; Josie Kayla Poe, March 17, daughter of Ronald and Angela Poe; Zachary Allen Wiglesworth, March 13, son of Ginger and Christopher Wiglesworth; Austin Lee Williams, March 14, son of Gary Williams and Pamela Tolliver.

Louise Smiser Stone loses battle with multiple sclerosis, search for missing husband. Dana Hazen Stone, photographer for CBS News during the Vietnam War, along with fellow photographer Sean Flynn, went missing on April 6, 1970 in Cambodia while photographing war efforts. Louise carried on a devoted search for her husband for approximately 20 years when she returned to Harrison County due to her illness that kept her from actively continuing the search.

• 50 years ago: Plans for the development of a new subdivision one mile from Cynthiana where the Connersville Pike intersects the Leesburg Pike have been announced. Owners of the 36 acres are John L. Cummins, J. K. Ammerman, J. W. Switzer Jr., Richard Lane, Frazier Faulconer, and Edgar Hampton.

25 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Anna Gayle Cooper, March 24, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Greg Cooper; Terri Jean Schanding, March 22, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Schanding; Michael Allen Fitch, March 22, son of Lois Jean Fitch; Mary Elizabeth Ring, March 22, daughter of George and Tina Ring; Jerrod Lee Claypool, March 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Claypool; Brenton David Bowman, March 19, son of David and Shannon Prather Bowman; Heather Nicole Hickman, March 19, daughter of Bill and Lanette Hickman; Timothy Jason Fryman, March 22, son of Donna Ingram Fryman; Roy Thomas Mains Jr., March 21, son of Roy and Patty Mains; Brian Jacob Jenkins, March 22, son of Dennis W. and Kimberly Jenkins; Ashley Nicole Judd, March 11, daughter of Joel and Beverly Judd; Joe Henry Wilhoite, March 8, son of Rick and Annie Wilhoite.

Curry United Methodist Church to hold last service. The church was built in 1903. It will be torn down in April. Plans call for excavation in May and construction thereafter of a new building on the site along Upper Curry Road. This will be the third sanctuary since its beginnings prior to this century.

50 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: David Wayne Banfield, March 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Banfield; Timothy Lynn Crump, March 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Crump; Judy Dale Ellis, March 22, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ellis; Charles Allen Wagner, March 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Wagner; Marsha Ann Fuller, March 12, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Fuller.

A/1C Paul Feix, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Feix, Elmarch Avenue, a medic assigned to the site dispensary at King Salmon, Alaska, helps save Alaskian baby's life.

Town-N-Country Restaurant, East Pike Street, special for Friday and Saturday: Cheeseburger (plain) 23 cents; Cheeseburger (deluxe) 29 cents.

Virgil Jenkins, senior basketball player at Harrison County High School, was named a member of the Mid-State Cage Conference.

Lemons Bros. (service for Case farm machinery, parts, feed, seed and fertilizer), has moved to North Main Street at Cynthiana Tobacco Warehouse.

Most Cynthiana restaurants will be donating the proceeds from each cup of coffee sales on Saturday to the Crippled Children's Drive. Cynthiana merchants are donating the coffee.

Oddville Homemakers Club: Voted to give half of the club's pennies for friendship contribution to the IFYE Program.

•Henry Clay (1777-1852) for 30 years represented Kentucky as congressman and U.S. senator. He was also secretary of state.

•The present executive Mansion in Frankfort has been the official residence of Kentucky's governors since 1914.