• Extension Leadership event will be July 2

    The Harrison County Cooperative Extension Service will be holding its annual Extension Leadership Event entitled, People and Partners, Celebrating Extension, on Thursday, July 2 at 6:30 p.m.
    This year the event will be held in the big barn at the Harrison County Fairgrounds. We generally hold this event in March but this year our planning committee chose to change it up a bit with more of a picnic style theme. At this event, you will receive a great meal and a short program plus some entertainment for the kids.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Jessica Nicole McMullen, 26, and Brandon Wayne Winkle, 31, married May 16, 2015.
    Kelsie Renee Slone, 19, and William Austin Milner, 20, married May 16, 2015.
    Maria Guadalupe Vazquez Torres, 20, and Salvador Alvarez Vazquez, 26, married June 1, 2015.
    Stephanie Luann Fryman, 23, and Brandon Cody Landrum, 24, married May 30, 2015.
    Sara Fawn Curl, 34, and Heath Allen Spillers, 41, married June 5, 2015.
    Lisa Marie Guy, 26, and Randy Allen Ritchie, 29, married June 6, 2015.

  • CHS Day
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Dylan Dwayne Ray Williams, May 20, son of Pamela Tolliver and Gary Williams; Mackenzie Brooke Mastin, April 22, daughter of Leslie and Lancer Mastin; Emilee Anne Carter, May 12, daughter of Elijah and Tiffany Carter; Mallory Shay Phelps, June 10, daughter of Shauna Davis and Brandon Phelps.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Che Louise Cameron, April 8, daughter of Mandi Hughes and Don Cameron Jr.
    First annual antique tractor show was held at the Harrison County Fairgrounds. The Old Fashion Farmer’s Days antique tractor and machinery show was organized by Frazier Dailey Jr. Proceeds went to the Harrison County Volunteer Fire Department.
    Millridge Furniture, located at 134 East Pike Street, caters to solid-wood furniture fans. Millridge is owned by Mennonites Linda and Conrad Miller.

  • Woman’s Club meets for June luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, June 12, at Hospice of the Bluegrass for its monthly luncheon. Anna Ruth McLoney welcomed members and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.  
    Peggy Whitson offered the blessing of the meal. Layne Tussey catered the luncheon.  She served quiche with asparagus, chicken salad, frozen fruit salad, croissants and lemon pound cake with berries.  
    For spiritual values, Whitson read a poem by Jill Briscoe called Morning by Morning which highlights the importance of beginning each day with prayer.

  • Reunions

    Cynthiana High School Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, June 27 at the Harrison County Extension Office. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., meal to follow.
    The Class of 1950 will celebrate their 65th year reunion. Everyone is welcome.

    The Ruddles Mills Consolidated School reunion will be held at the Ruddles Mills Christian Church, Ruddles Mills, Ky., on Saturday, June 27. Fellowship begins at 5 p.m. A potluck meal (bring a covered dish) will be served at 5:30 p.m.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, June 30, 1938 -- “The Whaley Funeral Home will soon be among those places in Cynthiana to have air conditioning. Workmen started the installation of the equipment Tuesday and the machinery will be working very shortly. A factory expert from the Frigidaire Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, is on the job assisted by workmen from Adams & Moore, local distributors of Frigidaire products in Cynthiana.”

  • Bold blooming tropicals

    There is nothing like a tropical plant for bold, bright blooms in your summer outdoor living space.  
    It is the perfect environment because most tropicals like the bright light and heat and humidity that summer brings.
    We baby them through the winter months, waiting for the threat of frost to past so we can bring them outdoors for a breath of fresh, warm air.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Christian Thomas Arnold, Aug. 7, son of Kevin and Jennifer Arnold; Christopher Scott Hay, Dec. 17, son of Angie Mullen and Scotty Hay; Karalynn Frances Jackson, April 20, daughter of Herschel and Tonya (Fryman) Jackson; Tristan Maclay Mitchell, May 3, son of Tim and Stacey Mitchell; Ashleigh Morgan Sparks, Jan. 20, daughter of Arleigh and Brenda (Saylor) Sparks.
    Local historian and co-founder of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, George Slade, has passed away.