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Living

  • Stephens couple celebrate 60th anniversary
  • Woman’s Club holds November luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, Nov. 14 at Hospice of the Bluegrass for its monthly luncheon.  
    President Anna Ruth McLoney presided over the event. After welcoming members and guests, McLoney requested that a moment of silence be observed to commemorate Veterans’ Day and to honor those past and present who serve and sacrifice for freedom.  
    She led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    Bonnie Teater offered the blessing of the meal. The luncheon was prepared and served by local caterer Layne Tussey.  

  • MCTC/Licking Valley Campus Workforce Solutions offering painting class Dec. 6

    Bet you don’t know you can create a beautiful oil painting. In fact, if asked most of us would say we could not do this. But you can.
    MCTC/Licking Valley Campus Workforce Solutions is offering a painting class on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 2-4:30 p.m. in Harrison Square that will do this very thing. It is amazing,  Dianne Young, artist residing in Millersburg, Ky., teaches the class and the results are beautiful, every time. What a gift this would make that person who is hard to buy for. The cost of the class is $25.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births to report this week.
    Sally Cammack opens The Gourd Patch Studio and Folk Art Gallery in Main Street building. Cammack has been painting gourds for 24 years.
    Westside Food Mart, 101 N. Locust Street, serves a deli lunch special every Wednesday. Others items are available throughout the week. Starting Nov. 29  the mart will begin serving breakfast.
    The Country Candle Gift Shop, 312 B S. Church Street and The Cheese Store, Harrison Square will be holding a Christmas Open House.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Jan. 4, 1918 -- “For Sale -- Columbia Flour, Mill Feed, Hay, Straw, Cotton Seed Meal, Linseed Meal, Tankage, Oyster Shells, Grit, Alfalfa Meal, Salve for Stock, Pratt’s Food and Remedies for Stock and Poultry -- Wm. Addams.” (A 1918 advertisement - any 2014 market for such?)
    * Log Cabin, Nov. 25, 1905 -- “A passenger and express wagon is being run between Cynthiana and Claysville every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday, by Mr. A. J. Cooper. Passengers, etc. are solicited.”

  • Once plants are on track for dormancy, start winter garden clean up

    Cooler temperatures, a touch of frost and some freezing overnight temperatures are all timely because it allows our plants to make the transition into dormancy.  
    Our winter chill is a bit early but it is inevitable; and predictions call for another memorable one. So, for our plants, the best scenario is to stay cool so they can do what they are supposed to do this time of the year.
    Temperature and day length are the primary factors that trigger dormancy and once plants are on track we can start doing some things to get the garden ready for winter.  

  • Sledding
  • Omega chapter to hold Christmas dinner Dec. 1

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority met at the home of Rosemary Lucas on Monday, Nov. 3. President Charlene Dawson led the opening ritual.
    During roll call, each member was supposed to  name their best friend, either from the past or present. Ten members were present.
    Program chairman Bonnie Teater introduced the evening’s program.
    Cheryl Case discussed expanding the family tree by adding new friends as part of our family. Using the book “Sweet Salt Air” by Barbara Delinsky, she read an essay on the art of friendship.

  • Cynthiana DAR hosts reception for Veterans Day celebration

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR members, hosted by Sarah Kinney, held a reception for the Veterans Day Celebration on Nov. 11.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .