Way back when

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Adam Christian Bradford, March 20, son of Troy and Mary Ware Bradford; Sydnie Elizabeth Lyons, March 9, daughter of Robert and Lori Lyons; Katherine Leigh-Ann Newby, April 8, daughter of Christina Newby; Toma Lee Piantek Jr., April 4, son of Toma and Betty Piantek.

Cynthiana's James Golden, son of Lee and Mary Golden, to be among 100 in Olympic torch relay in Australia. Golden will make his trek with the torch near Great Western, Victoria, north of Melbourne, where he lives.

25 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: George Andrew Foltz, April 19, son of Richard and Evelyn Foltz; Quinton Wayne Tyree, April 18, son of Jeffrey and Alisa Tyree; Kristopher Lee Caswell, April 17, son of William and Reva Caswell; Michael Keith King, April 18, son of Doug and Jennifer King.

Curtis Car Care is now open. Wash, wax, engine steamed offered. Located at 333 1/2 S. Church St. (behind McLoney's and Buck's Bait).

Gov. Martha L. Collins budgets $188,400 for maintenance and traffic improvements in Harrison County. The state will repave the existing surfaces on 1.9 miles of Ky. 1054, Lafferty Pike and 2.2 miles of Ky. 1842, Connersville-White Oak Road.

The City of Cynthiana receives a $125,000 grant to upgrade the sanitary drain basin near the 3M plant.

Coming soon: The Pizza Place of Cynthiana, offering Fettucini dish and homemade garlic bread sticks.

50 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Clint S. Kimbrough, April 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kimbrough; Robin DeVonne Scott, April 14, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Scott; Thomas Ross Brooks, April 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Brooks; Lisa Carol Fryman, April 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Fryman; Mary Elaine Botts, April 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George M. Botts; a son was born April 16 to Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Webb.

Lemons Bros. has been appointed the International Truck dealer for Harrison County and is now ready to sell trucks from its place of business on North Main Street. A small stock of parts is on hand. It was stated by Stanley Lemons Jr. that when the firm moves to its new location on Connersville Pike, a service department will be added.

A fire was reported at the Poindexter Lumber Co. in a concrete-block shed used for storing lumber. Approximate damage was $1,000.

Harrison County Homemakers' annual Daffodil Show to be held Friday at the Harrison County Woman's Club House on Church Street.

A building permit was issued to the Sun Oil Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, for construction of a service station at the corner of North Main and East Penn streets. Approximate cost is $15,000.