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Living

  • Way back when

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Desiree Lin Barnett, July 7, daughter of Jackie Barnett and Rachael A. Linville; Alexis Madison Bullock, July 15, daughter of Veronica Baldridge and Scott Bullock; Hunter Dwayne Earlywine, July 23, son of Martin Earlywine and Jessica Frederick; Salvador Esau Hernandez, July 21, son of Maria Gonzalez and Salvador Hernandez; Ryder Dean Wellman, May 10, son of Tabitha Wellman.
    Lights for the Industrial Park, off U.S. 62 W, get ‘no’ vote from Harrison County Fiscal Court.

  • Hadley-Nesta to wed Aug. 28

     

  • Hadley-Nesta to wed Aug. 28

    Eric and Lisa Hadley of Cynthiana announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Brittany Hadley, to Jonathan Francis Nesta, son of Francis and Sharon Nesta of Knox, Pennsylvania.
    The bride-to-be, a 2003 graduate of Harrison County High School, attended University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky, where she received a degree in communications. She is employed at Ramsey Solutions in Brentwood, Tennesse, as live event producer.

  • Reunions

    ANDERSON-CUMMINS
    The Anderson-Cummins reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 2 at Antioch Mills Christian Church, 12785 US Hwy. 27 N.
    A potluck meal will be served at 12:30 p.m., tableware provided.

    EARLYWINE
    The annual Earlywine reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 2 at Blue Licks State Park, at the small shelter by the mini golf course and playground.
    A potluck lunch will be served at noon.
    All paper products will be provided. All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Kayleigh Morgan Cain, July 10, daughter of Chief Warrant Officer Victoria (Uptegraft) and Brandon Cain; Jaydon Thomas Smith-Chappell, June 20, son of Karimah Smith and James Chappell; Sarah Elizabeth Pike, June 21, daughter of Joe and Susan Pike; Abigail Grace Roland, May 20, daughter of Gary and Renee Asbury Roland.

  • CHS Class of 1955 holds 60th reunion

    Is there anyone who doesn’t enjoy getting together with classmates and old friends??
    On Saturday, June 27, the Cynthiana High School held it’s annual Alumni Banquet. It was the 60th anniversary of the Class of 1955. This year’s banquet was held at the Harrison County Extension Office on New Lair Road. A meal was prepared and served by B & B Catering of Cynthiana. Officers, trustees and other graduates decorated each table with votive candles and green and white balloons, resulting in a festive look for the banquet.

  • Julien Frederick Evans

    Julien Frederick Evans was born to Tom Zack and Kayleigh Evans of Cynthiana on March 17, 2015 at Georgetown Community Hospital.
    He weighed 8 lbs. 14 oz., and is welcomed by his sister Audrey.
    Maternal grandparents are Tom and Junie Vallandingham of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are William and Sandy Vallandingham of Illinois, Les and Norma Nichols of Oregon, and Rosemary Duckworth of Cynthiana and the late Dillard Duckworth.

  • Museum Musings

    * TEMPUS FUGIT - How remarkable that this July 2015 the steadfast volunteers of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum will celebrate 21 years of preserving and sharing the history of this special community.
    * Since you are reading this special column today, you perhaps are a faithful reader of many years. The first Museum Musing was published as a promotion in The Cynthiana Democrat shortly before the museum actually opened on July 22, 1994.

  • Reunions

    CLARK
    Descendants of George Allen Clark Sr. and Mary Ann Howard Clark will hold their family reunion on Saturday, July 25 at the home of Marsha Clark Martin in Mt Sterling, Ky.
    A potluck buffet will start at 12:30 p.m. For directions call Dorothy at 859-608-1173.

    EARLYWINE
    The annual Earlywine reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 2 at Blue Licks State Park, at the small shelter by the mini golf course and playground.

  • Summer insects suck and chew on plants

    The insect world has countless sucking and chewing pests.  
    One of the most difficult questions to answer, and I get asked it often, is “what’s eating my plant?”  
    It could be a chewing beetle, or caterpillar; or it could be a sucking spider mite, bug or aphid, among many, many others. The current heat adds an additional component to the problem … many insects love this sort of disagreeable weather and can multiply more rapidly as a result.
    There are a couple of indicators of the type of pest problem you may have.