Way Back When

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Bryce Connor Fight, Sept. 26, son of Christopher Lane and Tammy A. Fight; Landon Jacob Daniel Franks, Jan. 23, son of Candice Franks and Adam Franks; Sydney Leigh Furnish, Dec. 1, daughter of Dan and Lori Furnish; Ava Alexander Herrmann, Dec. 27, daughter of Eric and Cara Herrmann; Taylor Brooke Ross, Aug. 18, daughter of Rodney and Jenny Ross; Chloe Renae Todd, Jan. 12, daughter of Traci Cobb and Jason Todd.
• Outlaws Big and Little Harpe came to Kentucky from North Carolina in 1802 and left a wake of robbery and murder up and down the Natchez Trace and the Green River region. Big Harpe was finally beheaded and his head placed in a tree, Little Harpe was hanged.

25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Daniel Thomas Bowser, Jan. 1, son of Dreema Franklin and Bill Bowser; Casandra Renee McAninch, Feb. 6, daughter of Vickie Lynn McAninch and Curtis Elvin McAninch.
Harrison Memorial Hospital is making plans to offer a physical fitness system to the general public in Harrison County. Construction of a community fitness trail, located on the hospital grounds, which will include 20 exercise stations, is estimated to cost $18,000.
A new Frisch’s Big Boy to open in Georgetown, Ky. on Connector Road.
Scott Dahmer has been selected Employee of the Month at the Tyndall Air Force Base, NCO Club, Panama City, Fla. He has been employed the by club for nine months as a food service worker.
Jim Jacobs, co-owner of Jim’s Continuous Guttering and Vinyl Siding in Cynthiana, was presented the Quality Aluminum Products Company Sales Performance Award.

50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Sherry Ann Duncan, Feb. 15, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Duncan; Howard Lee Moran, Feb. 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roderick Moran; Lemuel Dwayne Sharp, Feb. 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lemuel Sharp; Billy Daryl Fryman, Feb. 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Fryman; Allen Scott Woolums, Feb. 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Thomas Woolums; James Kevin DeMoss, Feb. 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert DeMoss; Rebecca Elaine Rogers, Feb. 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Rogers; Pamela Gay Heinrichs, Feb. 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Heinrichs.
Harrison County Board of Education optioned the Banneker School property to the Cynthiana Municipal Housing Commission at a price of $28,000. The site will be used for a proposed 34 unit housing development designed especially for the elderly. The school has not been used since the school system was fully integrated last fall. The school will be demolished.
A hearing is set for Monday on a proposed subdivision rules and regulations.
Oddville area water unit will be studied. Could get city water.
Residents throughout Harrison County to receive a higher level of electric service when RECC adds a switching station in Renaker, US Hwy. 36. The new station is expected to cost more than $150,000.