Way Back When

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Laci Jena Davis, Dec. 15, daughter of Jimbo and April Davis; RyLeigh Jean Mattox, Dec. 20, daughter of David and Tracy Mattox; Edward David James Wilson, Dec. 21, son of Thomas and Layla Wilson.
Harrison County High School senior trip to Club Med in Sandpiper, Fla., was approved by the Harrison County Board of Education while school is in session.
Coming soon will be Cedar Ridge Health Campus, located at 1217 US Hwy. 62 East. Now accepting reservations.
March 1 is the date set to open border for cattle trading between US and Canada.
Wrestling Harrison County Breds win two of three at 5-Star Classic.
• Isaac Shelby, Kentucky’s first governor, was born in Maryland.

25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Erin Wagner Mooney, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Mooney.
Harrison County students need community support to succeed with Project Graduation. A program that was started in Maine as a reaction to the tragic deaths of several high school students in an accident which involved alcohol. The alcohol-free celebration has spread across the nation. The celebration will most likely be held at the high school after graduation.
Video Productions, Inc., located at Southside Plaza, is now open.
• Breaks Interstate Park in Eastern Kentucky, is popularly called ‘the Grand Canyon of the South.’ The Breaks has an inner gorge over 1,500 feet deep.

50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Kelly Jo Beckett, Jan. 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Beckett; Donna Renee Tatum, Jan. 7, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Tatum; Teresa Marie Slagle, Jan. 9, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Slagle; Amy Beth Ellis, Jan. 9, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Strother Ellis; John Thomas Whitlock, Jan. 8, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Thomas Whitlock; Thomas Bradley Head, Jan. 1, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lee Head (formerly of Harrison County and was the first baby of the year in Daviess County.)
The Bundy Tubing Co.’s plant here is being expanded through a 12,600 square foot addition which is being constructed at the rear of the present building to provide more working space. The plant is located on White Oak Pike and will consist of a total of 65,000 square feet.
The first 4-H clothing project of the St. Edward School was started Monday with several participants.
• The area where Pineville is located along the banks of the Cumberland River was a camping ground for the Iroquots and Cherokee Indians long before the first white man in the region, Dr. Thomas Walker, visited the site in the spring of 1750, and named the river for the English Duke of Cumberland.

Births announced in the Jan. 8 issue of Way Back When were incorrectly listed. This is the correct listing for Jan. 8.

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Katie Carr Palmer, Jan. 1, daughter of Jason and Donna Palmer; Lyndsay Marie Case, Nov. 22, daughter of Eric Wayne and Cecy Case; Marylyn Frances Hill, Dec. 28, daughter of Thomas and Mary Hill; Charles Russell Willhoit, Oct. 10, son of James and Jenny Willhoit; Bree Anna Callahan, Nov. 22, daughter of Mike and Brooke Callahan; Karley Michelle Furnish, Dec. 7, daughter of Michael and Amy Furnish; Joshua Ryan Garrison, Nov. 19, son of James and Kyra Garrison; Allyson Elizabeth Hammond, daughter of Susan Ross Hammond and Brad Hammond; Brookelyn Taylor Kinney, Oct. 20, daughter of Jeff and Kim Kinney.

25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Alisha Nicole Ellis, Nov. 26, daughter of Tom and Patti Ellis; Anah Carol Switzer, Jan. 4, daughter of Daniel and Carol Switzer; Kyle David Bush, Dec. 28, son of David and Kimberly Burden Bush; Emily Beth Harney, Dec. 29, daughter of Shawnia Harney and Gale Drake.