Way Back When

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Tracy Aimison Nakkole Wills, June 29, daughter of Laura Ashley Coy and Michael Anthony Wills.
Father John Sterling welcomed as the new priest at St. Edward Catholic Church.
CT scanner in 3-D now available at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
Farmers National Bank in Berry, Ky., was the scene of a robbery early last Thursday morning.
Johnson-McDaniel Furniture and Appliance, 122 S. Walnut St., will be holding a grand re-opening starting Friday with a new selection of quality hardwood furniture.
Westside Food Mart, 101 N. Locust St., is now open for business.
Harrison Physical Therapy Association separated from Harrison Memorial Hospital and opened its own location on Riverside Drive, between Food Lion and the Dollar General Store, on US 27 South.

25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Kayla Fee Milner, July 6, daughter of Kevin and Kim Milner; Jordan Delaney Quinn, July 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Quinn; Laura Ashley Warth, July 12, daughter of Billy and Mary Warth.
Parking lot question by city commission on plans for construction of the public library on Main Street. It was agreed that only a small area, approximately two feet wide, would have to be torn out to complete the library project.
The George Howk library from the Howk property, Poplar Hall, on Ky. 36, will be moved to the University of Kentucky library. Nearly 2,000 books were moved from a collection Howk started in 1865. Howk died in 1881.
Planning and Zoning commission views preliminary sketches for new county subdivisions. A duplex plan for Judy Lane, a subdivision located on Connersville Pike and a subdivision for property on Carl Stevens Road.
Adams and Moore, 106 E. Pike St., is for sale including all inventory, equipment, fixtures, office equipment, parts and accessories.
Columbia Gass of Kentucky negotiates long-term gas supply agreement with Shell Gas Trading Co.
Batting cages, miniature golf and roller skating are just a few of the activities offered in Cynthiana: Schroder’s Future Pro batting cages at River Road Park; L & J Roller Dome on South Church Street; and L&J Mini-Golf on US 27 across from Hardee’s.

50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Judith Ann Hudgens, July 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Robert Hudgens; Susan Beth Critchfield, July 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don R. Critchfield; Mary Anita McCormick, July 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest McCormick Jr.; Tammy Ann Wise, July 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Austin B. Wise Jr.; Stephen Todd Richardson, July 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emery Richardson Jr.; Laura Jo Fowler, July 13, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Lee Fowler; William Kenney McCracken Jr., July 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. William McCracken.
Deposits in the two national and two state banks in Harrison County have set a record during the past year. The increase over last year amounts to $3,867,732.62.
The lot, former location of blacksmith and plumbing shops, has been purchased and cleared by the Cynthiana Motor Co. on South Walnut Street. The 61x128 foot lot was owned for years by R. C. Clary, police judge. The motor company obtained possession and intends to use the property for new car displays and expansion of the existing plant.