Way back when

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Logan Kyle Anderson, Sept. 5, son of Kenneth and Veronica Anderson; Phoebe Jo Besson, Sept. 4, daughter of Dr. Stephen and Kelly Besson; Marvin David DeBruler Jr., Sept. 7, son of Angela and Marvin David DeBruler; Samuel Argo Bologna, Sept. 1, son of Sam and Evelyn Bologna.

Ground breaking held on Church Street for the water district project. The waterlines in the north-east quadrant of town are going to be replaced to increase the water pressure in homes within the quadrant. New fire hydrants will also help the fire department. Total cost of the project is $979,000.

The Jewelers Bench, 18 E. Pike St., is moving to 107 S. Main St.

25 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Amy Renee Thomas, Aug. 23, daughter of Mike and Linda Thomas; Russell Alan Riggs, Aug. 29, son of Shirley Riggs; Kelly Elaine Landry, Aug. 31, daughter of James and Bonnie Landry; Timothy Layne Brannon, Aug. 31, son of Timothy nd Ginger Brannon; Whitney Dawn Sigler, Aug. 30, daughter of Danny and Cindy Sigler; Leslie Dawn Graves, Aug. 25, daughter of Carla Graves and Don Padgett; Bambi Dawn Brearton, Aug. 30, daughter of James and Mary Brearton.

Strawberry Hill Greenhouse, intersection of US 27 and 62 (located on Lloyd Ogden property), is now open. The business will offer lawn renovations, over-seeding, fertilizing, spraying, specialize in landscape design and maintenance, herbs, perennials and landscaping plants. For more information call Bobby Grannis.

R&D Satellite Specialist has moved to a new location four miles from Cynthiana on US 27 behind Country Touch Furniture.

50 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Julia Davis O'Donnell, Sept. 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William O'Donnell; a daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Howard Mastin on Sept. 5; Elizabeth Lee Mills, Aug. 23, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordan Mills.

This area was recently selected as the first in America to be offered Pepsi-Cola's new 8-bottle take home carton. "Pepsi's Sociable 8."

Bids for the Robinson Dam Project to open soon.

King and Slade Appliance Co. will be closing its door and all merchandise has been sold to Adams and Moore. George D. Slade assumed full ownership of the business in February 1959.

Cynthiana Motor Company (used car dealer) will move back to the former location where fire destroyed the building last November.