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  • Purslane turns out to be a tasty weed

    I have long understood that purslane could be used in salads or soups but never made much of an effort to harvest it until a few years ago.  
    So, when high summer approaches I am now on the hunt for purslane, considered a noxious weed by most.  
    I am not the only one who regards purslane with some culinary virtue. A fellow Farm Market farmer at the Belknap Farmers’ Market gave me a taste of his homemade salsa commenting “It is the best way to use purslane.” I was so excited to hear someone else get excited about this so-called weed.

  • Olivia Taylour Aubrey

    Olivia Taylour Aubrey was born to Lorraine Dennie and Travis Aubrey of Cynthiana on Feb. 13, 2014 at Central Baptist Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz., and is welcomed by her brother Jackson Kaine Aubrey.
    Maternal grandparents are Ricky and Roxa Dennie of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparent is Jeri Ensor of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Kenneth Aubrey and Aida Baldwin of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Felix Ricardo Bossio of Miami, the late Kenneth Aubrey Sr., the late Joyce Taylor Bossio, and the late Ethel May Aubrey.

  • Georgia Kate Berry

    Georgia Kate Berry was born to Edward and Jillian Berry of Cynthiana on July 9, 2014 at Baptist Health of Lexington.
    She weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Ronnie and Tina Hall of Mt. Sterling, Ky. and Andrea and John Hughes of Georgetown, Ky.
    Paternal grandparents are Jennifer Roberts and William Claypool of Cynthiana and the late Edward Berry.

  • “Halligan the Wonder Dog” to benefit Helping Hounds Find Homes, Inc.

    A Harrison County author Jeanine Grant Lister’s latest book “Halligan the Wonder Dog: The Store of a Pit Bull and the Organization that Saved Her:  is now available on Amazon and Kindle. Beginning Aug. 23 the book will also be available at 122 E. Pike St., in the law and CPA offices of Kelli Mulberry. Half the profits from the sale of the book will benefit Cynthiana charity Helping Hounds Find Homes, Inc. (HHFH), a 501(c)3 public charity.

  • Rev. Newton Bush: Freedom at a Terrible Price 1845-1925

    Rev. Newton Bush is portrayed by Robert Bell of Louisville. Bell is a living historian and charter member of the 12th United States Colored Heavy Artillery, Reactivated, and a life member of the Camp Nelson Heritage Foundation.
    He is also a charter member of the United States Colored Troops Living History Association, a nat-ional group dedicated to the preservation and presentation of the history of the African-American men that served during the Civil War.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Barton Ritchey Chasteen, July 11, son of Steve and Michelle Chasteen; Katelynn Renay Nichols, July 23, daughter of Brynn Renay Nichols; Mollee Katherine Taylor, June 24, daughter of Josh and Cassidy Taylor; Natalie Ranee Wiglesworth, Aug. 13, daughter of Katie Gonzales and Derek Wiglesworth.

  • Reunions

    GILKERSON/GILKISON
    The Gilkerson/Gilkison family reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Legion Hall on Legion Road in Paris, Ky. A potluck meal will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    Bring a covered dish, soft drinks. Utensils, plates, napkins, lemonade and coffee will be furnished. Also bring family tree information.
    For more information call Deloris G. Brooks at 859-987-4744 or Joyce G. Dean at 859-948-7064.

    MULLIGAN

  • Ewalt Homemakers celebrate 75th anniversary

    Seventy five years ago in 1939 on the first Wednesday in September, Ewalt Homemakers Club was founded. Eleven Bourbon County ladies who lived near Ewalt’s Crossroads gathered at the home of Mrs. Allan Adair on Clay Kiser Road to organize the Ewalt Homemakers Club.

  • Bumper crop squash not a sure thing

    You know all the jokes about people having bumper crops of summer squash?  Squash shows up in people’s cars or in public spaces because there is so much that the gardener can’t even give it away.  Well, that’s never really been a problem for me.  I have a little bit of that problem this year and I give credit to the variety and the fact that it was plated later than usual.  Others, however, have not been so blessed.

  • Young-Torres wed at Emerald Isle

    Kelsey Ann Young, daughter of Donnie and Tracye Young and Juan Pablo Torres, son of Guillermo and Trinidad Torres, were married on May 10, 2014 at Emerald Isle Beach, NC.
    Brittany Young, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Hannah Clampitt and Jennifer Faasii-Smith, friends of the bride.
    The groom’s attendants were Carlos Hernandez and Karuva Kaseke, friends of the groom.
    The flower girl was Lola Walinaris, friend of the groom. Tyler Ross Barnes, nephew of the bride, served as ring bearer.