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  • Harrison Homemakers, AAA Auto Club and Kentucky State Government sponsors successful Driver Safety Course

    The Driver Safety course 55+ was held July 28 and was a success. Harrison County Homemakers in conjunction with AAA Auto Club and Kentucky State Government sponsored the class. Each year that the course is offered boasts a full class.

  • Reunions

     HCHS CLASS OF 1996

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1996 20-year class reunion will be Saturday, Aug. 20, starting at 8 p.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club.

    For more information, contact Meghan Boland at 859-954-0147 or Heather Price 859-588-1902.

     

    JOCKEY

  • Marriage Licenses

    Jennifer Lynn Taylor, 36, and James Olen Hensley, 39, married July 2, 2016.

    Tina Renee Lay, 42, and Richard Dwayne Schick, 46, married July 9, 2016.

    Debra Kay Levi, 51, and James Shannon Case, 49, married July 17, 2016.

    Starla Eva Slone, 25, and Johnathan Brady Hamilton, 26, married July 1, 2016.

    Sharon Marie Ledbetter, 39, and Michael Joe Spencer, 38, married July 1, 2016.

    Zackery K. Turner, 25, and Kristen N. Butler, 22, married July 23, 2016.

  • HCHS 50 Year Class Reunion
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Isaac Ross Blackburn, May 28, son of Kevin and Autumn (Weber) Blackburn; Abbigail Elaine Faith and Kaylee Jo Grace Dahmer, July 24, twin daughters of Stephen and Marilyn Dahmer; Trenton Noah Ford, July 25, son of Laura Warth Leach and Sam Ford; Karsen Alyse Judy, July 12, daughter of Thad and Karen Judy; Oscar Lincoln McDuffy, June 22, son of Ami and Milowe McDuffy; Keene Bradley Price, June 27, son of Heather and Bradley Price.

  • Uneven corn due to poor pollination

    Corn has been a staple food for centuries.  It was first cultivated by Indian peoples in Central America; in fact, the adoption of agriculture and the art of cultivating gave way to the grand cities of the Aztec and Mayans.   

    What would the world be without corn and potatoes, both of which were first cultivated in Central America? 

  • Way Back When

     10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Riley Russell Atmore, July 25, son of Kristn Currans and Wally Atmore.

    Harrison magistrates ponder waterline proposal for Arrowhead Lake, located in northern Harrison County.

    The Rev. Kenneth Newby has been named minister at Ebenezer United Methodist Church.

  • Reunions

    HCHS CLASS OF 1996

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1996 20-year class reunion will be Saturday, Aug. 20, starting at 8 p.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club.

    For more information, contact Meghan Boland at 859-954-0147 or Heather Price 859-588-1902.

     

    JOCKEY

    The Jockey reunion will be held at the home of Phyllis Malone on Monson Road on Aug. 20 beginning at 11 a.m. There will be a potluck lunch. There will be balloons on the mailbox.

  • Fall is a good time to divide perennials

    Jessica Sayre,

    Harrison Co. Horticulture Agent

    rsmiley@cynthianademocrat.com

    If your perennials didn’t put on their usual show this spring, it may be time to dig and divide. Perennials need space, and once they become crowded, blooms can become smaller and infrequent. Dividing the plants to create more room usually restores their vigor.  

  • Judy Mitchell Letcher Scholarship