Way Back When

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: No births to report this week.
Volunteers are need to build ramps for patients of Hospice of the Bluegrass. Materials will be supplied.
Nick Clooney, candidate for Congress of the Fourth District, will be at Biancke’s Restaurant for a Town Hall party. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Harrison County Democratic Executive Committee and the Democratic Woman’s Club.
The Harrison County Humane Society is requesting, to the Harrison County Fiscal Court, a cat house to be built so cats at the Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter will have an enclosed area to play.

25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Sarah Margaret and Brittany Lee Wagoner, June 17, twin daughters of Mr. and Mrs. William Andy Wagoner; Joseph William Fryman, June 2, son of Howard W. Jr. and Patti M. Fryman; Kyleigh Georgeann Garrison, May 13, daughter of Kristie Lynn Garrison; Kayla Nicole Marsh, June 22, daughter of Roger and Teresa Marsh; Joshua Ray Moore, June 23, son of Sherrie Moore and Kyle Childers; Benjamin Hess Waller, June 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bennie C. Waller.
Cynthiana City Commission reports that work on the landfill is almost completed and the water plant improvement should be finished in a few weeks.
Now showing at the New Rohs Opera House: Ghostbusters.
L & J Mini Golf is now open and is located on U.S. 27 South across from Hardee’s. Owners are Larry and Judy Pierce.
Hardee’s is now open for business located at U.S. 27 and Ladish Road.
R. Henry Norfleet, M.D., joins the staff of Wibur H. Wilson, M.D. and James Richard Allen, M.D., F.A.C.S., at 428 E. Pleasant St.
A ribbon cutting was held for the grand opening of Pizza Hut, U.S. 27 South.

50 years ago . . .
No births to report this week.
The move is almost over for The Cynthiana Publishing Co. Practically everything from a half-ounce pencil to a 14-ton newspaper press has been hauled to the new location on the corner of Webster and Springdale Avenues. No issues have been missed during the seven day move.
Retailers plea parking cause to the Cynthiana City Commission.
Violent winds smashes barn and uproots trees in the southern section (Hicks Pike).
• On October 19, 1818, the United States, through its commissioners, Gen. Andrew Jackson and Kentucky Gov. Isaac Shelby, bought from the Chickasaw Indians 8,500 square miles of desolate wilderness west of the Tennessee River for $300,000. Today the territory comprises eight counties in westernmost Kentucky and 20 counties in Tennessee and includes some of the most fertile land in two states.