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  • Marriage Licenses

    Sharon Ann Simpson, 47, and Allen Thomas Cunningham, 45, married Oct. 22, 2016.
    Katlyn Rose Moore, 20, and Michal Cordelle Thomas, 21, married Oct. 22, 2016.
    Debra Marie Moore, 35, and Vernon Ray Moore, 54, married Oct. 23, 2016.
    Tiffany Brice Akers, 20, and Mariah Lynn Nichols, 23, married Oct. 28, 2016.
    Erin Frances Gaunce, 25, and Aaron McClure Tubbs, 27, married Oct. 29, 2016.
    Brittany Lynn Bartley, 33, and James Michael Bentley II, 26, married Sept. 23, 2016.
    Demi Renea Sowers, 24, and Eric Lee Knipper, 28, married Nov. 12, 2016.

  • Indian Summer, once again!

    It feels like we are solidly in another Indian Summer, which always reminds me of an old print my father had hanging in his office: two juxtaposed images of a young man and his grandfather around a small bonfire.  
    As the scene turns to night, the smoke that arose from the fire reveals an image of dancing American Indians, the hay stacks in the distance become teepees and the verse that accompanies the print reads like a tale from a not so enlightened time. “Yep, sonny, this is sure enough Injun summer. Don’t know what that is, I reckon, do you?”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Alyanna LaRae Houg, Nov. 9, daughter of John and Amanda Houg; Kendra Brooke Wilson, May 22, daughter of Charles Brandon and LaRietta Lynn Wilson.
    Zeppelin Threads quilt shop opens at 205 South Main Street. Heather Ladick is the owner/operator.
    Buena Vista store gives thanks for customers with a free Thanksgiving meal prepared by store manager Mary Morgan.

  • What about orchids?

    Have you ever wondered what makes an orchid an orchid?
    Well, it is all about flower parts. In fact, most plants are categorized in the Plant Kingdom by their flowers.  For orchids, it is the fact that they have three sepals and three petals.  
    Many flowers have green sepals that protect the flower inside which cradles the bloom as it opens.  
    You will understand this nuance if you have ever observed the slow transformation of an opening bloom.

  • HMH receives 2016 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) announces that it has been named a 2016 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing healthcare organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in clinical quality.

  • HMH Auxiliary Fall Luncheon

    The Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) Auxiliary held its annual Fall Luncheon Oct. 19. The focus of the luncheon was the 50th anniversary of the HMH Auxiliary. The auxiliary was presented with a Citation from the Kentucky House of Representatives, a Proclamation from the City of Cynthiana and Proclamation from the Harrison County Fiscal Court. The City of Cynthiana and Harrison County Fiscal Court declared Oct. 19 as HMH Auxiliary Day in Cynthiana.

  • Museum Musings

    * Truly, this is a season of thanks, patriotism, harvest, remembrance, veterans appreciation, heritage, gratitude - but should not these feelings of thanks be expressed on each and every day. We indeed are so blessed.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Hayden Sara Grooms, Oct. 25, daughter of Michele and Stephen Grooms; Jessica Elizabeth Jones, Oct. 24, daughter of John D. and Jennifer K. Jones; Philip Evan and Kelvin Owen Winkle, Aug. 24, twin sons of Kelvin and Laura Winkle; Rece Patrick Grubb, Sept. 18, son of Joey and Mary Grubb; Tristin Nevaiah Jo Lee Trimpe, Aug. 7, son of Heather Lee  Tolson and Harold Adam Trimpe.

  • Simple steps to carve a turkey with confidence

    (StatePoint) Will you be hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year? Even those with the best mashed potatoes, the tastiest cornbread and the sweetest pie can have reservations about carving the turkey.
    Easy tips from the carving experts at Smith’s Housewares, a manufacturer of innovative knife sharpeners and kitchen tools, can give you confidence during this final step of feast prep:

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Daniel Simpson, Sept. 24, son of P.J. and Jennifer Simpson; Christopher Paul Otero-Burden, Sept. 12, son of Marie Otero and Jesse Carr Burden Jr.
    The City of Cynthiana opened bids for various water system improvements including the following: Lola Drive, White Oak Subdivision, Rose Bay and Cherry lanes, eastern transmission main, Bradford Drive and Meadow Lane, Third and Fourth streets, and high school tank improvements.