10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Sarah Jo Doyle, Dec. 5, daughter of David K. and Dorothy Jo (Hedrick) Doyle; Hunter Marie Griffith, Dec. 11, daughter of Chris Griffith and Andrea Griffith; Dakota Tyler Morris, Dec. 17, son of Brad and Trish Morris; Summer Ann Marie Quigley, Dec. 12, daughter of Christina La Shanne Quigley and Dustin T. Quigley; Austin Maverick Whitaker, Dec. 15, son of Kenny and Lisa Whitaker.
Cynthiana's new mayor, Virgie Wells, will be installed in a ceremony Sunday.
Barbara Marie Rorer will be among the 160 girls to dance during halftime of the Cotton Bowl, Texas, on New Year's Day. Playing will be Mississippi/Texas. Barbara is the daughter of Joe and Lona Rorer of Cynthiana.
25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Erin Whitney Barnes, Dec. 13, daughter of Ernie and Becky Barnes; Abigail Lee Adams, Dec. 19, daughter of Joe and Kathie (Whitson) Adams; Melissa Catherine LaBore, Dec. 8, daughter of Dr. Rick and Lindsey LaBore; Brandi Marie Franklin, Dec. 12, daughter of Mike and Pamela Franklin; Brandon Christopher McDowell, Dec. 12, son of Doug and Vickie McDowell; Michael Joe Nelson, Dec. 12, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Joe Nelson; Tiffany Jean Wagoner, Dec. 16, daughter of Eugene and Phyllis Wagoner; Amber Nicole Dunn, Dec. 17, daughter of Vicki Dunn and Barry Judy; Jessica Dawn Houchens, Dec. 13, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Hounchens; Shelly Kay Cracraft, Dec. 15, daughter of Garry and Jennifer Cracraft; Jarrod Tyler Edwards, Dec. 12, son of Robbie and Teai Edwards; Christopher Allen Jones, Dec. 17, son of David and Deborah Jones; Barry Leaman Ammerman, Dec. 9, son of Dean and Tammy Ammerman.
Truck climbing lanes for U.S. 27 north of Cynthiana are still in the design stage.
50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Maurice Frazier Hawkins, Dec. 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Hawkins; Gregory Lee Bryant, Dec. 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Bryant; Gene Lewis Varner, Dec. 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Varner; Laura Jean Winkle, Dec. 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Winkle; Vickie Jo Doyle, Dec. 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otis Doyle; Ronald Dean Brown, Dec. 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Brown; Tina Marie Casey, Dec. 15, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Casey; Patricia Ann Taylor, Dec. 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Taylor; Cheryll Lynne Smiley, Dec. 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Smiley.
A call was received by the Cynthiana Police Department stating the canopy of a jet plane was accidentally ejected while flying over the Scott-Harrison County area. Recovery of the canopy is sought.
The Cynthiana Post Office building is to be repainted and repaired. The contract was awarded to M. H. Ferguson of Decatur, Ill., who submitted a bid of $9,986.
•A 90-foot water tower of roughhewn Kentucky limestone at the entrance to Fort Thomas Military Reservation was presented by citizens of Covington, Cincinnati and Newport as a Spanish-American War Memorial.