Way back when

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Charles Nathaniel Lee Bowling, April 12, son of Cecil Lee Jr. and Sabrina Bowling; Dennis Wayne "Trey" Russell III, May 24, son of Heather and Dennis Russell II; Jessica Nicole Steven, May 22, gaughter of Amy Quesenberry and Harold E. Steven Jr.; Daniel Scott Faulconer, May 25, son of Brian and Amanda Faulconer; Maxwell Royce Ferguson, May 14, son of Dr. David and Jolleen Ferguson; Grace Louise Street, May 17, daughter of the Rev. John and Lori Street Jr.

Indian Creek Baptist Church Endicott Meeting House to celebrate 210 years of continuance service. The church was built in 1790.

Woodhead Funeral Home, Berry, to hold an open house for their new building. The funeral home is owned and operated by Dan and Judy Woodhead.

Remembering Way Back When, 50 years ago: A new Dairy Queen store will open June 3 on Monticello Heights; Kawneer Manufacturing Company plans to locate plant in Cynthiana. The plant will be a 80x144 ft. concrete block builging in Abdallah Park at a cost of $210,000. The plant will employ 100 men and the weekly payroll will range from $5,000 to $7,000.

25 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Nathan Riley Hicks, May 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Hicks; Michael Jay Mynear, May 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Mynear; William Edward Yazell, May 25, son of Glen and Brenda Yazell; Jessica Lynn Frederick, May 20, daughter of Richard and Peggy Frederick; Derek Wayne Yazell, May 20, son of Mark and Glenda Yazell; Rebecca Jean Marsh, May 21, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark R. Marsh; Michael Tod Woolums, May 21, son of Richard and Sharon Woolums; Michael Aaron Cobb, May 29, son of Mike and Barbie Cobb; Erica Dawn LeMaster, May 31, daughter of Chris and Teresa LeMaster; Chad Ernest Hutchison, May 30, son of Charles Ernest and Linda Kay Hutchison; Travis Alan Rhoades, May 28, son of Kathryn A. Rhoades; Amanda Mae DeBruler, June 7, daughter of Joesph and Barbara DeBruler; Jeremy Wayne Florence, June 3, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Florence; Catrina Taylor Hamilton, June 8, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Timmie Hamilton; Crista Rae-Jean Strawzell, May 3, daughter of Rhonda and Steve Strawzell.

A $2 million bond issue for the construction of a shopping center on US 27 south has fallen when the commission failed to approve the second reading of the ordinance. Gene Varner, one of the owners of Southside Plaza, assures the development will happen.

ADC Computer Systems, 4 South Main St., to hold grand opening at their new location.

T-N-J Tire and Auto Sales, Service and Repair to hold grand opening. The new business is located four miles south of Cynthiana on US 27 and is owned and operated by Terry Perraut.

Blue Licks State Park in Robertson County to add an 18-hole miniature golf course.

50 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Connie Faye Morris, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Morris; a son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Muntz on May 31; Monte Earl Fryman, May 27, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Fryman; Pamela Jean Feeback, May 28, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Feeback; Alan Dean Hall, April 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Woody Hall; Mark Steven Wiley, May 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Wiley; Roger Allen Giles, May 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Giles; Jennifer Ann Bean, May 25, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Bean; Ronald Thomas Blackburn, June 1, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred 'Jack' Blackburn; Robert Earl Beagle, May 30, son of of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Beagle; Deborah Ann Buchanan, June 2, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence E. Buchanan; Danny Ray White, June 6, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Wright; Gail June Yoste, June 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Yoste; Cricket Judy Darlene Cooke, June 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Cooke; Monica June Dryden, June 2, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Dryden; Steven Gayle Courtney, May 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gayle Courtney; Valarie Barajon Cole, May 29, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Glenn Cole; Sharon Ann Wagoner, June 2, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Wagoner; Tracy Owen Fryman, June 2, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willard T. Hatfield; Rankin Ellis Hatfield, June 1, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hatfield; Deborah Sue Crump, June 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Crump; Wanda Joyce Herrington, June 10, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Herrington; Robert Fielding Davis, June 6, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe P. Davis; Marci Ann Watson, June 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Watson; Ronald Lewis Feeback, June 12, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Feeback.

A $10,000 educational addition is being built by the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church at Broadwell.

Century Furniture Co., Kentucky's largest store, is holding a grand opening.

A blue uniformed band of a man and seven women landed in New York City in 1880 to establish The Salvation Army in the United States from the beginning women officers were assigned to duty among the sick poor in the slums of the big city (called the Slum Sisters).

Chamber of Commerce to sponsor Dollar Days in downtown Cynthiana this weekend.

The new Cynthiana Country Club has added 55 new members. Work on a clubhouse and swimming pool to begin this summer.

Bids to be opened by State Highway Department for construction of 10 miles of Interstate 75 in Scott County.

Sunrise Homemakers: A landscape lesson was given by Mrs. Donald Florence.

Pressman's Department Store now has air conditioning for your shopping pleasure.

Recreation Department now offering free swimming instruction classes at the pool. Adult classes and water safety instructions also are being offered.

Connersville Homemaker Club: A cookout will be held at the September meeting at the home of Mrs. Roy Levi.

Geologist have long known the earth's surface is cracked. It was established that a single fracture, 45,000 miles long, encircles the globe. It measures 20 ft. wide and a mile in depth, and wonders along ocean beds and traverses continents, originating in Central Asia. According to the National Geographic Society.

Wanda Kay Jones, 19, Cynthiana, to vie for title of Miss Kentucky in state finals in Covington.

Carla Eads, 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Eads, wins trip to Florida for Wildlife Club work.

Wells Grocery, 419 W. Pleasant St., formerly owned and operated by Herman Wells, has been sold to Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Slade. The name will now be Slade's Grocery.

Jane Cobb refurnishes a room on the first floor of HMH in memory of her father and mother. The room has been re-decorated, new window shades, drapes, a new lavatory and wardrobe have been added.