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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Demaree Logan Lemons, Feb. 3, daughter of Wade and Amy Lemons; Abigail Paige Smith, Nov. 28, daughter of Jacob and Amy Smith.
Seven women from the Community Education Center (CEC) hit $100,000 on the Kentucky Lottery Powerball game. Each will receive $14,285.71 before taxes or a little over $10,000 after taxes. They were Judy Feeback, Darlene Cummins, Lisa Grubb, Gina Owsley, Melissa Shepard, Vicky Faulkner and Patty Dacci.
There are two new subdivisions being developed in Harrison County. Paul and Evelyn McCauley is developing a 34-lot subdivision off US 62 E (across from Eastland Estates Drive) and Henry Norfleet is expanding Country Club Estates with eight new plots offered.
Harrison County Extension Office and local physicians are offering a new weight loss program. The importance of the program is to make you fell good.

25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Jeremy Lane Batson, Feb. 22, son of Larry and Barbara Batson; Niesha Lashae Commodore, Feb. 14, daughter of Adrene Commodore; Zachary Milton Rutherford, Feb. 16, son of Lisa and Duane Rutherford; Aaron Douglas Simpson, Feb. 20, son of Charles W. Jr. and Rose Marie Simpson; Mark Aaron Woolums, Feb. 16, son of Richard and Sharon Woolums; Nathan Scott Linville, Feb. 24, son of Robert and Charlotte Linville; Billy Joe Avery, Feb. 21, son of Alan and Sandra Avery; Samantha Lee Winkle, Feb. 17, daughter of Jeff and Tracy Winkle; Kaci Denaey Baxter, Feb. 14, daughter of Lane and Sonja Baxter.
The worst flood in Cynthiana and Harrison County in 11 years has 100 families returning to their home after the flood waters recede.
Accounting Data Systems, Inc., ADS, Inc., 41 S. Main St., is now open and under new management of Edward S. Ford and James A. Brown.

50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Dana Cornelia Kiskaden, Feb. 15, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dannie Kiskaden; Janet Fay Barnes, Feb. 12, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey Barnes; Mary Mae Sparks, Feb. 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adrain Sparks; Sandra Kaye Dowd, Feb. 15, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Dowd; Mark Dailey Buchanan, Feb. 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bonnie Buchanan; Billy Junior Thomas II, Feb. 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Thomas; Amanda Smith, Feb. 23, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Craig Smith; Thomas Allen Hayes, Feb. 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norwood Hayes; Jeffery Lane Sadler, Feb. 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Robert Sadler; Brenda Sue Fisher, Feb. 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Fisher.
April 1 is the target date to get the new 3 million gallon per day water plant under construction.
Cynthiana merchants support Sunday closing plan. The present Sunday Blue Law is 163 years old. A hearing is scheduled in Frankfort and merchants are urged to attend.
City Commissioners approve an ordinance proposing to annex a site southwest of Cynthiana for a new public housing project. The site is located adjacent to the present housing project in the Belmont area  and that the present Riggs Avenue can be extended to serve as an access road into the new property.
A new Boy Scout Troop has been formed in Harrison County and sponsored by the Cynthiana Nazarene Church. The troop has not been given a number yet but expect to have one soon. The scoutmaster is Bobby Edwards.
The proposed expansion to the Harrison County High School to begin with bids to the Harrison County Fiscal Court. The planned expansion calls for a new band room and an industrial arts shop to be located at the north end of the present building. Estimated cost is $127,000 according to the architects.
Residents of the Oddville area are in the process of circulating a questionnaire to determine the amount of interest in a proposed water district for the area.
• A basic requirement for membership in the Future Farmers of America is that a boy must be a student of vocational agriculture in high school, although he may retain his membership for three years following graduation.