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Living

  • Santa visit
  • Woman’s club holds December luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, Dec. 8 at Bluegrass Care Navigators for their monthly luncheon. Virgie Wells, president, opened the meeting by welcoming members and leading everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    The meal was catered by Layne Tussey. The meal included party chicken, raspberry jello salad, spinach dip and sesame crackers, muffins, and cake for dessert.  Anna Ruth McLoney offered the blessing of the meal.

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, Dec. 18, 1896 -- “Christmas. Something nice for the Holidays. Biancke’s, The Pike Street Confectioner. Candies, fruit, raisins, nuts, etc. also a full stock of fresh oysters, celery, cranberries. Fine line of cigars, tobacco and pipes. Restaurant Open at All Hours. Oysters served in any style. G. Biancke.” (Note the date of the newspaper. What delicacies in 1896! The location on Pike Street before Biancke’s moved to Main Street.)

  • Terhune hosts November Omega chapter meeting

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met at the home of Pat Terhune on Monday, Nov. 6. Ten members were present.
    Lois Judy presented the cultural program for the evening. She reviewed a book by Joel Osteen concerning principles to help us reach our potential. They are: keep your vision in front of you; run your race;  expect good things;  have a positive mind set; commit to excellence; keep growing; serve others; and stay positive.

  • Not all firewood is created equal

    By Jessica Sayre, County extension agent for Horticulture
    With holidays here and winter around the corner, fires in the fireplace or outside in the fire pit are intrinsically connected to our visions of nestling in for a long comfy winter. But not all firewood is created equal, and there are some important things to know before lighting just any old wood.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Robert Austin Lucas, Nov. 27, son of Eddie and Vicki Lucas.
    The office of Mike Sparks, State Farm Insurance, has moved to a new location. You can find the Sparks at 102 Court Street, across from Goodyear. Sparks was located on Market Street for 8 1/2 years.

  • Poinsettias are considered the official Christmas flower

    It is time to start decorating for the holidays, which for many includes the poinsettia.  The poinsettia has been a fixture in American homes as a holiday decoration for as long as most of us can remember. I think it is fair to say that it is considered the ‘official’ Christmas flower.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Brittany Yvonne Christopher, Nov. 23, daughter of James and Veronica Christopher; Jade Elizabeth Jenkins, Nov. 17, daughter of Greg and Tawna Jenkins.
    Nine business classes have been added on the Maysville Community College spring schedule. They include principles of marketing, real estate law, intro to the legal profession and principles of banking, three computer classes, two keyboarding classes and one word processing class, and one typing class.

  • Volunteers celebrate gift collection for children in need

    Volunteers from the Bluegrass, KY Area Team are celebrating the collection of 19,250 gift-filled shoeboxes that will remind children around the world they are loved and not forgotten.
    The Bluegrass, KY Area Team is now thanking the Cynthiana community for their generous contributions already on their way to children in need worldwide. For many of these children, the shoebox gift will be the first gift they ever receive.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Chelsea Lauren Wagner, 28, and Nathan Russell Rawlings, 30, married Oct. 7, 2017.
    Felicia Dawn Johnson, 28, and Timothy William Woolums, 32, married Nov. 15, 2017.
    Kaira Elizabeth Withaar, 32, and Shawn Richard King, 33, married Nov. 17, 2017.
    Tarja Lajuan Andrews, 48, and Steve Wayne Wright, 51, married Oct. 28, 2017.
    Marsha Dawn Hunley, 42, and Troy Wayne Hopkins, 26, married Oct. 31, 2017.
    Chelsea Nicole Whalen, 21, and Kevin Thomas Ramey, 21, married Nov. 26, 2017.