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  • Marriage Licenses

    Amanda Gail Rose, 32, and Shawn William McElfresh, 42, married Sept. 24, 2014.
    Kristin Lynn Stump, 30, and Mitchell Ray Fogle, 30, married Sept. 27, 2014.
    Tiffani Lynn Collins, 27, and Austin Ryan Sparks, 27, married Oct. 4, 2014.
    Amber Renee Whalen, 23, and Brandon Lyne Carson, 23, married Oct. 4, 2014.
    Maria Magdalena Rivera Marin, 34, and Patricio Menchaca-Gutierrez, 38, married Oct. 6, 2014.
    Rebecca Ann Kiskaden, 27, and Christopher Gene Combs, 30, married Oct. 8, 2014.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Feb. 19, 1925 -- “The Blue Plate Restaurant - Try our delicious dinner if you are in town on Court Day. Everything good to eat - short orders - regular meals; W.H. Gulley, Proprietor. 7 S. Main St., Cynthiana, Ky.

  • Plant garlic, harvest sweet potatoes

    There are two categories of garlic to consider: Allium sativum, or softneck garlic, and Allium ophioscordon, or hardneck garlic.   
    Softneck garlic is the easiest and most widely cultivated because the bulbs are large and the cloves and skin are tight, which prevents moisture loss and allows for longer storage.  
    Through centuries of selection, softneck garlic has lost the ability to flower so it doesn’t expend energy on producing seed; instead the energy goes towards developing bigger bulbs underground.   

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Brynleigh Grace Fryman, Sept. 7, daughter of Amber Fick and Robert (Booter) Fryman Jr.; Addeston Paige and Kornelia Raye Lyons, Oct. 3, twins of Ray and Denise Lyons; Taylor Marie-Lynn Sutherland, Sept. 27, daughter of Susan Lynn Wagoner and Joseph Taylor Sutherland; Caroline Elizabeth VanHook, Oct. 2, daughter of Robby and Sandy VanHook.

  • New ideas to bring Halloween decor back from the dead

    (BPT) - Halloween has its fair share of iconic symbols: ghosts, witches, mummies and pumpkins, just to name a few. But if your home decor is becoming just as iconic, it may be time to change it up and take your decorating in a new direction.
    There are many directions you can go with a decoration theme. Certainly, the colors of black and orange can be integrated into the decor with the use of pumpkins or candles; these items still scream Halloween and can be displayed elegantly.

  • Safety and nutrition tips for Halloween

    (BPT) - Halloween night is swiftly approaching and parents want children to stay safe while having fun. It’s easy to take the tricks out of trick-or-treating with simple Halloween safety and nutrition tips.
    As you prepare to send off your little ghouls and goblins for a night of fun, keep in mind these tips from Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals:
    Prepare for trick-or-treaters

  • Be safe this Halloween by following these fire safety tips

    Glowing jack-o-lanterns, festive decorations, spooky costumes – Halloween offers tons of festive fun, but it does come with hidden fire dangers that can be truly scary. Fortunately, by following some simple safety precautions from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), you can ensure a day of safe fun for your family and trick-or-treaters.

  • Third Annual Blessing Ball

    Residents of Parkside Manor and Shadylawn Personal Care Homes made the 10-mile journey to Leesburg Church for the third annual Blessing Ball. Participants included guests from Harrison and Scott County Adult Day, members of the Cynthiana and surrounding communities, and for the first time this year-guests from the Pendleton County Adult Day.

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison Co. meets for October luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Friday, Oct. 10, at Hospice of the Bluegrass. Cheryl Case presided over the event.  
    Inez Burgin led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance and offered the blessing of the meal. The luncheon was prepared by Layne Tussey.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: James Peterson Korona, Sept. 27, son of Elizabeth Kinney and Tom Korona; Ashlynn Ann McNees, Oct. 4, daughter of Billy and Nicole McNees; Albert James Perraut, Sept. 21, son of Mark and Rachel Routt Perraut; Diana Clarice Lee Shirley, Sept. 7, daughter of Greg and DeDe Shirley.