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  • Thompsons to celebrate 50th anniversary Nov. 12

    Parkey and Helen Thompson of Flemingsburg, Ky. are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Nov. 11, 1961 in Berea, Ky. and have four children. They are Parkey Jr. (Lisa) Thompson of Cumming, Ga., Tammy (Doug) Switzer of Cynthiana, Tracey (Steve) Rials of Union, Ky. and Kevin (Angie) Thompson of Mayslick, Ky. They also have 12 grandchildren.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Luke McCalla Smith, Oct. 2, son of Andrew McCalla and Vanessa Robinson Smith; Braden Scott Cheek, Oct. 23, son of Shannon and Beth Cheek.
    Ground breaking ceremony held at the Harrison County Industrial Park #2. Also Gov. Patton presents check to the Harrison County Water Association for Project 9B.
    The Country Candle Gift Shop, 104 E. Pike St., to hold a Christmas open house.

  • Federal government takes action on Radon gas to prevent deaths in 2011

    Oct. 17-24 was Federal Radon Action Week according to The Surgeon General. Health agencies throughout the United States have joined forces to promote awareness of the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers.  The American Lung Association, Centers for Disease Control, and National Cancer Institute all agree that radon is a National health problem and encourage radon testing during the October awareness drive.

  • Homemaker Events

    Homemakers Winter Day Trip. Dec. 8, cost $50, deadline to register is Nov. 11 or until bus is full.
     
    Homemakers Craft Marathon. Saturday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stop by the Extension Office to see crafts that will be made and to register.

  • 1961 50 year class reunion

    The 1961 50th year class reunion was held
    Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Cynthiana Country Club

  • A marquee wedding proposal

    Harrison County High School sweethearts Andrea Rankin and Justin Wells were together nearly five years when they split up in 2003.
    They met when Andrea was 14 years old during a shared P.E. class and made an instant connection.
    However, following a short engagement, the couple decided to go their separate ways.
    Their split was a total loss of contact with one another for eight years.
    However, through what Justin calls “the wonder of social networking,” they reconnected in April.

  • Local pets featured in new 2012 Humane Society Calendar

    Local pets from Harrison County are the focus of the first annual 2012 Humane Society engagement calendar book. Each month features two local pets, with a story of their lives and a full page professional photo of the ‘pet of the month’.

  • CHS friends
  • David Tyler Collins

    David Tyler Collins was born to Derrick and Amanda Collins on Sept. 19, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs.
    Maternal grandparents are Peachie and Vicki Herrington of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are David and Jackie Collins of Cynthiana.

  • Deitemeyer hosts October Omega meeting

    The October meeting of the Preceptor Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi was held at the home of Nancy Deitemeyer. Patsy Barnett, president, called the meeting to order. The theme for the year is “Building Our Future on Tradition” and keeping with that idea, the social committee planned an outing to Keeneland to celebrate the 75th year of horse racing in Kentucky.