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Way Back When

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By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Benjamin Dawson Bradford, March 17, son of Mark Milton and Deborah Marie Bradford; Brooke Chasidy Franklin, April 14, daughter of Tina Evans and Daryl Franklin; Keynan Jack Hamilton, April 14, son of Christin and Ryan Hamilton; Olivia Grace King, April 8, daughter of John and Susan King; Mackenzie Leigh Shepard, April 3, daughter of Melissa and Tim Shepard; Vivian Leigh Spicer, March 26, daughter of Johnny D. Spicer and Leighann Moyer Spicer.

County Judge Executive Dean Peak to propose payroll tax increase. He says county projects are underfunded.

Cynthiana twins chosen as ambassadors for the Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital Telethon Celebration.

Harrison County Fillies Softball on a roll, push record to 8-2.

25 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Samuel Staton Jacobs, April 16, son of George and Donna Jacobs; Rebecca Jean Palmer, April 14, daughter of Michael and Betty Palmer; Charity Faith Current, April 15, daughter of Mary Fryman Current; Justin Ray Turner, April 14, son of Harold and Veronica Turner; Angela Elizabeth Stanfield, April 10, daughter of Terry and Laura Stanfield; Danielle Nicole Fryman, April 8, daughter of Penny Denise Fryman; Chelsie Nicole Bailey, April 2, daughter of William and Wendy Bailey; Michael Edward McAfee, April 1, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Edward McAfee.

Dick Webb, 28, will be the new Harrison County High School basketball coach. Webb is currently head basketball coach at Bell County High School in Pineville, Ky.

Harrison County Fiscal Court approves the construction of a shelter house on the northwest corner of the courthouse lawn. The small building will provide a shelter for people who want to sit on the courthouse lawn. The building will be 10 feet x 12 feet, have a 3-foot concrete block wall with a 4-foot opening and a wooden roof. Estimated cost would be less than $1,000, with much of the material and labor being donated.

50 years ago . . .

Births announced this week are: Melissa Dawn Bower, April 8, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Bower; Robert Okland Barkley, April 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Barkley; Janet Carol Anderson, April 12, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Estil Reed Anderson; Chester Allen Callahan, April 8, son of Mr. and Mrs. James William Callahan; Sharon Jo Holland, April 9, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gene Holland.

The Cynthiana-Harrison County Civic Development Corporation was chartered and articles of incorporation filed for record here. The corporation was organized primarily to acquire land which might later be used for off-street parking sites and could also purchase land suitable as industrial sites.

Rutland Community News: James Matthews of Renaker spent Monday night with Cleveland and Elizabeth Matthews.

Indian Creek Homemaker Club: The club welcomed two guests at their April meeting, Rachel Beagle of Wilmette, Ill., and Mrs. James Darnell.

Herren Paint and Floor Covering has moved to 221 E. Pike St. (next to the railroad).

Dr. James C. Keller has taken over the practice of his sister, Dr. Florence Keller. The business will remain at the same location on Main Street with the same modern chiropractic equipment.

•An artist who painted Daniel Boone's picture said the old pioneer despised the traditional coonskin-cap with bushy tail and did not wear this headgear.