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  • African violets bloom indoors year round

    One of a few sure things in my life is that I can keep my African violets in bloom year round. Many complain that after the first flush of blooms fades the only thing left is a year’s worth of fuzzy foliage.  
    Well, with a little attention you can keep your African violet cycling in and out of bloom all year round.
    African violets are easier to grow than many think if you create a favorable growing environment.

  • Brockmeyer-Jacobs exchange vows

    Kathryn Gayle Brockmeyer, daughter of Joseph and Peggy Brockmeyer of Dayton, Ky., and Samuel Staton Jacobs, son of George and Donna Jacobs of Cynthiana, were married at 6:30 p.m. on July 16, 2011, at Saint Bernard Church in Dayton, Ky.
    The bride is the granddaughter of Patsy Brockmeyer-Carroll and the late George Brockmeyer and Irma Nell Milner and the late Hobert Milner.
    The groom is the grandson of Earl McNabb and the late Sue McNabb and the late Richard and Elizabeth Jacobs.

  • Noble-Sowder plan August wedding

    Joe and Anna Sowder of Cynthiana, Ky., announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their son, Nathaniel Gene Sowder, to Kathryn Elizabeth Noble, daughter of Ray and Gaye Noble of Cynthiana.
    Sowder graduated May 2010 from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering. He is employed at Parker Hannifin O-Ring division in Lexington, Ky.
    Noble graduated December 2010 from Bluegrass Community and Technical College with an Associate in Medical Information Technology. She is employed by Dr. Victor G. Lawson, ENT office in Paris, Ky.

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, Dec. 12, 1941 -- “U.S. at War with Japan, Germany and Italy. Red Cross War Fund launched.”
    * Cynthiana Democrat, Dec. 18, 1941 -- “C. Campbell reported killed in Pacific. Navy Department notified family that William Clarence Campbell was lost in action during hostilities in the Pacific. It is believed he was stationed on the U.S.S. West Virginia.”
    * Log Cabin, Dec. 19, 1941 -- “Guy L. Bridwell, superintendent of the Harrison County R.E.C.C., has emphasized the need for organizing a home guard unit here.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Landon Lee Kiskaden, Nov. 1, son of Tammy White and Dean Kiskaden; John Stanley Vaughn III, Sept. 30, son of John  Stanley Jr. and Carol Vaughn.
    Perm Cast LLC, the nation’s only solid mold manufacturer, located in Cynthiana, asks Cynthiana City Commission for help in funding an expansion.

  • Fryman completes Road Scholars/Road Masters training program

    The Technology Transfer Program of the Kentucky Transportation Center announces that 133 Roads Scholars and 112 Road Masters have completed the 2011 Kentucky Roads Scholars/Road Masters Training Program.
    Jeff Fryman, Cynthiana, joins the 2,104 Roads Scholars and 1,501 Road Masters who have already completed the program.
    His efforts and commitment to quality roads in Kentucky were recognized on Nov. 15 at Receptions Inc. in Erlanger.
    Fryman, KDOH District 6 - Harrison County graduated from the Roads Scholar and Road Master program.

  • KET holiday program listings

    National Christmas Tree Lighting 2011: Monday, Dec. 5 at 9/8 p.m. CT on KET
    Christmas with the Annie Moses Band: Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 9/8 p.m. CT on KET
    Renaissance Christmas: Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 10/9 p.m. CT on KET
    The Holidays at Murray State: Thursday, Dec. 8 at 10/9 p.m. CT on KET
    Great Performances: Sting: A Winter’s Night: Friday, Dec. 9 at 10/9 p.m. on KET
    European Christmas Markets: Thursday, Dec. 8 at 10:30/9:30 p.m. CT on KET2

  • Blue Grass Energy’s 12 Days of Giving will begin Dec. 1

    Blue Grass Energy and its employees are in the spirit of giving this holiday season with its third annual 12 Days of Giving food and toy drive Dec. 1-16. Partnering with Toys for Tots and God’s Pantry, Blue Grass Energy is collecting toys and non-perishable food items to be distributed to families in need throughout its 23-county service area.

  • Museum Musings

    • Wilfred A. Peterson - “The art of thanksgiving is thanksgiving. It is gratitude in action.
    • It is thanking God for the gift of life by living it triumphantly.
    • It is thanking God for your talents and abilities by accepting them as obligations to be invested for the common good.
    • It is thanking God for all that others have done for you by doing things for others.
    • It is thanking God for happiness by striving to make others happy.

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