10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Shelby Kohle Beckett, March 4, daughter of Kristi Beckett; Ashley Elizebeth Coldiron, March 6, daughter of Crystal A. Coldiron; Alyson Keannah Edwards, Feb. 29, daughter of Misty Turner and Andre Edwards; Anna Katherine Furnish, Feb. 22, daughter of Brian and Amy Jill Furnish; Austin Chase Garrison, March 4, son of Steve and Nevia Garrison; Kristin Layne Mineer, March 9, daughter of Chris and Lisa Mineer; Carly Brooke Murphy, March 7, daughter of Adam and Andrea Murphy; Sarah Allison and Matthew Ryan Norfleet, Feb. 3, twins of Henry and Mary Gim Norfleet.
Harrison Memorial Hospital welcomes new certified neurologist David M. Blake, MD.
The county barn will be offering free dumping for a week during Clean-up Week. They will also issue garbage bags to groups cleaning up the roadsides, and will give $5 to anyone who brings an appliance to the recycling center.
City and county officials will work together to complete Safety Way across the river to join Waterworks Road. The 3,000 foot road expansion project is estimated to cost $400,000.
For the first time in 26 seasons of varsity competition, the Harrison County Fillies reached the summit of 10th Region basketball by winning their first regional championship. The Fillies will face West Carter in the state tournament in Richmond.
25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Holly Marie Wright, March 13, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Wright; Danielle Nicole Despard, March 11, daughter of Roger and Dwana Despard.
The Harrison County Board of Education approves a cooperative program, between the school district and the University of Kentucky, to award high school diplomas to adults. The program will not replace the Graduate Equivalency Certificate (G.E.D) program, but will be alternative for persons, age 21 or older, to earn a high school degree. Members also approved the first reading of a school board policy which would require medical examinations of all employees.
Oddville Lumber Co., U.S. 63 E., four miles from Cynthiana at Oddville, now offers storage buildings. All wood, wooden floor, no foundation required, various sizes, great for tools, bikes, motorcycles and lawnmowers.
50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Randy Clay Insko, March 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Insko; Ronald Ray Jones, March 12, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Giles Jones; Edward C. Burns, March 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Burns; James Hallam Williams, March 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Williams; Leland R. Sparks Jr., March 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leland R. Sparks; Darrell Keith Dowd, March 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Dowd; Charles William Crowe, March 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Crowe.
Northside Homemakers Club: Mrs. Robert Pope will host the April meeting.
A giant 11-play deluxe gym and slide set is on sale for $32 at Leo's Store.
Brand new Goodyear Turnpike-proved tires available: 3-T Rayon is $11.95; 3-T Nylon is $13.95.
On sale at Cynthiana Food Mart: sliced bacon, 3 lbs. for $1; Chicken of the Sea tuna, 4 for 99 cents; bananas, 10 cents a lb.; 2 lb. pkg. Webber Sausage, 89 cents; 3 lb. bag yellow onions, 15 cents.
•Middlesboro, Ky. has the second oldest golf course in the United States.
•The first post office west of the Allegheny Mountains was established in Danville on historic Constitution Square in 1792. The original building is still standing.