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Compiled by Robin Smiley

By Robin Smiley

10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Monroe Christopher Ogden, Aug. 19, son of Rodney and Mae Ogden.
The Cynthiana Democrat to host the Cynthiana City Commission Candidate Forum on Oct. 20 at the Harrison County Extension Building.
The Harrison County Breds and Fillies soccer teams preparing for district tournaments.
Trial set for pair accused of robbing Berry Branch of Farmers National Bank. The bank was robbed at gun point on July 15, 2004.
On Saturday, Oct. 11 there will be a BBQ Cookoff in downtown Cynthiana. Come sample and judge several different barbecues and vote for your favorite. Proceeds to benefit Champions Drug Free Harrison County.

25 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Katlynn Renee Cox, Sept. 26, daughter of Katlynn Renee Cox; Elizabeth Morgan Judy, Sept. 22, daughter of Nora and Morgan Judy; Aaron Davis Magee, Sept. 29, son of Bridget and Allan Magee.
The Cynthiana-Harrison County Trust, Inc., to sponsor a home tour Oct. 16. Homes to be featured on the tour will be Sen. Ed and Dorothy Ford, Ray and Elvina Lebus Clayton, and Stephen and Gayle Callahan Jones. Tickets are $5. All proceeds will benefit the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum.
Groundbreaking ceremony held for the new First Federal Savings Bank building to be located on Ladish Road.
AJ’s Pet Shop, located on Connersville Pike behind Kocolene. Owned and operated by Joe and Candy Hatterick. Offers fish of all kinds, parakeets, canaries, lovebirds and more, reptiles, iguanas, rodents, hamsters, rabbits, and much more.
Bill Wright opens auction service. Wright’s Auction Company will be offering a complete auction service. Wright will be operating from his home until his office is established. He is a licensed broker to assist with real estate transactions.

50 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Christopher Andrew Darnell, Sept. 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.D. Darnell Jr.; Christopher Clayton Carson, Sept. 25, son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Lee Carson; David Allen Tipton, Sept. 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Tipton; Leandra Beth Franklin, Oct. 2, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Swinford Franklin; Troy Brett Williamson, Oct. 1, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry J. Williamson; Mitchell Alan Casey, Sept. 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Casey; Kyla Darleen Snapp, Oct. 2, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Ray Snapp; Carlos Eugene Brown, Oct. 5, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Vernon Brown; Rebecca Lynn Pulliam, Oct. 4, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pulliam; Chuck Anthony Morris, Oct. 3, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Morris Jr.; Mark Anthony Sadler, Sept. 25, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Ray Sadler; Melanie Carol Sarbeck, Sept. 14, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Sarbeck.
A site for a new City Dump once again dominated the meeting of the Board of City Commissioners.
Now at Newberry’s, flameproof pomps, 59 cents. With the Homecoming and Tobacco Festival parades coming up soon, you or your organization can build the best float with Pomps. There are 17 beautiful colors, will not run when wet, flameproof, fast and easy to use, and inexpensive.
Mrs. Allie Morrison, Sadieville, is the mother of the first twins born in the new Harrison Memorial Hospital. Kathy Jo and Gregory Alan are the names chosen by Mrs. Morrison.
New teacher at the Harrison County High School: Phyllis Wyles-French, Mrs. William Dean-English, Lois Parsons-Biology, Jerry Pulliam-Math, Larry Newman-Industrial Arts, Joe Judy-Physical Education and Assistant Basketball Coach, James Stephens-Social Studies, Victor Lang-Latin, and Marie Parsons-English.
New Junior High teachers: C.D. Foster-English, Kenneth Smiley-Math, Whitney Smith-Science, Mrs. James McDaniel-Special Education, Mrs. Wallace Hicks-English and Social Studies, Donald Judy-Social Studies, Mrs. Charles Kuster-Librarian, and Harry David Varner-Social Worker.
New Northside Elementary teachers: Mrs. Terry Harney-third grade, Judy Stephens-fourth grade, Patricia Salyer-second grade, Ruth Works-second grade, Keller Works-physical education, Mrs. Don Judy-remedial reading instructor.