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  • Reunions

    MULLIGAN
    The descendants of George Lewis (1844-1923), and Mary William Ritchie Mulligan (1850-1943) will hold their annual reunion on Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Harrison County Fairgrounds, 4-H building. The reunion will start at 10 a.m. with a potluck meal at 12:30 p.m. Bring covered dishes, canned goods for food pantry and items for auction.

  • Summer blooming trees and fall planting

    Ample rainfall and the current mild temperatures means we can get some fall planting done sooner than later.  
    Sure, we plant trees all year round as long as we can get the shovel in the ground, but normally planting this time results in a little stress due to high heat and lots of water hauling.  
    You know me better than to recommend trees that everybody already has in every neighborhood across our hometowns. How about some new trees in the landscape that bloom in summer.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Katylynn Mishelle Fredricks, July 14, daughter of Terry and Jessica Fredricks.
    Golden Heating and Air is out of business and referring all their customers to Central Heating and Air, Inc.
    Gas prices becoming a concern for the Harrison school budget. The school district paid about $40,000 more last school year than the year before for gas. They estimate expenditures of $140,000 for the 2004-05 school year.

  • Ford-Whalen plan August wedding

    Lauren Ashley Ford, Cynthiana, daughter of Rusty and Ragena Ford of Cynthiana, and Hank Whalen, Cynthiana, son of Cathy Caudill and Brad Whalen of Cynthiana, announce their forthcoming wedding.
    The ceremony will take place on Aug. 29, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in Lexington, Ky.

  • Chambers competes for the Miss Jr. Teen title

    Mercadees Chambers of Berry was recently selected to participate in the 2015 Miss Jr. Teen pageant competition that will take place on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015.
    Chambers learned of her acceptance into this year’s competition when the pageant announced its selections following interviewing in the local Preliminary area. Chambers submitted an application and took part in an interview session that was conducted by this year’s Preliminary Pageant Coordinator.

  • Reunions

    MARSH
    Descendants of Nicholas Corbin Marsh and Mary Holton Marsh held their annual reunion at the Elk’s shelter in Cynthiana on Aug. 2. The following were in attendance:

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Mary-Katherine Harper Hicks, July 13, daughter of Jerry and Nicole Sosbe Hicks; Brody James Fryman, June 24, son of Jeremy and Andrea Fryman.

  • Plan a fall vegetable garden

    I am planting a fall garden for sure this year.  
    The current one is a flop so it is time to start over. The challenge with a fall garden is getting seed and seedlings to germinate and grow during the heat of the end of summer.  
    If temperatures moderate we have a better chance at success. Planting beds are ready since the potatoes have been harvested (and the rotten onions removed).  

  • Great Museum Treasure Hunt
  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, July 26, 1934 -- “An all time heat record, so far as it is known, was set here Sunday afternoon when the Rohs thermometer climbed to 107 degrees in the shade. The scorching weather, which began last Friday, has sent the mercury to 100 or better every day for six days. A large crowd of Saturday shoppers sweltered under a temperature of 106 degrees.”