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Way Back When

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Tyler Joseph Beck, Aug. 3, son of Jody and Rowena Beck; Darby Kurtis Payne Callahan, June 11, son of Debbie and James Callahan; Deavion Kathleen Cummins, Aug. 26, daughter of Misty Fryman and Jocobi Cummins.

Grand opening of Hometown Medical Supply, Harrison Square, will be  held Sept. 20-24. Register for daily giveaways.

25 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Ashley Marie and Mary Ann Baker, Sept. 20, twin daughters of Christine Baker and Darrell Stevens; Laura Elizabeth Conway, Sept. 21, daughter of William R. and Robin Conway; Michael Brandon Price, Sept. 23, son of Charlotte Price; Samantha Carol Sumpter, Sept. 20, daughter of Clay Thomas and Patricia Sumpter; William Robert Florence, Sept. 21, son of Patricia Florence; Vincent Charles Smith, Sept. 17, son of Vincent and Michelle Louise Smith; Kevin Eugene Avery Jr., Sept. 19, son of Kevin and  Susan Avery Sr.; Amanda Lynn Campbell, Sept. 19, daughter of Eloyde and Sandra Campbell; Elizabeth Sue Kennedy, Sept. 22, daughter of Gary and Julie Kennedy; Breanna Lee Woods, Sept. 19, daughter of Frank and Dianna Woods; Joshua David Carter, Sept. 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Danny T. Carter; Wesley Thomas Wade, Sept. 19, son of Gerald and Bonie Wade; Carrie Owens Mann, Sept. 21, daughter of Phillip and Anna Mann.

The Sunrise General Store is now open. The store is located in Sunrise off Highway 27 on Highway 1284, and is owned by Glen and Sylvia Doolin.

There will be a rate increase on your phone service this fall, according to South Central Bell. The last eight party line was changed on Nov. 30, 1981 at the home of Clarence and Willa Harrington, Cynthiana. This was the final statewide change.

A bicycle parade for all ages for Burley Days is planned. Prizes will be given to the best decorated bike.

A grand opening sale is taking place at the newly built Wal-Mart on US 27 South and Ladish Road.

50 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Robert Gene Cole, Sept. 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Smiser Cole; a son was born to the Rev. and Mrs. Calvin Fields on Sept. 20; Mark Steven Wiggins, Sept. 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Wiggins; Angela Darlene Simpson, Sept. 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Simpson; Charles Lewis Biancke, Sept. 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry G. Biancke; James Andrew Hicks, Sept. 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hicks; Louis Shawn Hatfield, Sept. 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hatfield; a daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Oakley on Sept. 22; Edward Standish Barr, Sept. 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dixon A. Barr.

William S. Stewart has purchased the stock of Herbert Allen Moore to become sole owner of Adams and Moore, Inc., furniture and hardware store.

Cummins, Renaker, Whalen and Smith, 110 S. Main St., announce their new department 'Farm Management' to be managed by W. L. (Billy) Renaker.

*The town of Warsaw, Ky., on a level terrace overlooking the Ohio River, was once a prominent port.

*Keeneland Race Track, near Lexington, is on a land grant signed by Patrick Henry to his cousin Francis Keene for 8,000 acres of bluegrass land.

*Named for Col. John Allen, a prominent lawyer who fell at the Battle of the River Raisin, Allen County, was settled as early as 1797, and had a noted Baptist Church as early as 1801.