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Living

  • Prom Court
  • Reception given for Wests’ 50th anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Maurice West of Cynthiana, Ky., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception given by their children at the Cynthiana Country Club dining room on Sunday, May 22, from 3 to 5 p.m. All family and friends are invited to attend. No gifts please.
    The couple was married by the Rev. Wm. Lennox in Falmouth, Ky. on May 20, 1961.  Maurice is retired from 3M Company of Cynthiana.Wanda is retired from Conagra Co.

  • Gardening and food preservation workshop series to begin tonight

    The Harrison County Extension Office will be offering three Gardening and Food Preservation workshops during the month of May. The first one will begin with May 5, A Pesticide Usage in the Garden Workshop. Gary Carter, Ag and Natural Sciences Agent, will be presenting this program at 7:30 p.m. He will go over what the proper things are to use in the garden and how to apply them and dispose of the containers afterwards plus much more. Join us for this great program.

  • Furnish celebrates 60th birthday
  • Garden club holds April meeting

    The garden club has undergone big changes. We have withdrawn from the National Federation and are now a local garden club. We have elected new officers: Pat Slade-president, Theresa Martin-first vice president, Anita Mitchell-second vice president, Karen Creger-recording secretary, Jane Grinstead-corresponding secretary, and Christine Ison-treasurer.
    The regular meeting is held every third Friday of the month at 2 p.m. Last month the club met at Cedar Ridge and Susan Dumaine presented a program on plant names and also gave a lesson on exhibiting.

  • Barnes-Cantrell plan June beach wedding

    Mr. and Mrs. Larry Wells of Berry announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Ann Barnes, to Matthew Ryan Cantrell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Cantrell of Cynthiana.
    Barnes is a 2005 graduate of Harrison County High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of College of Nursing. She is a registered nurse at Central Baptist Hospital in labor and delivery.
    Cantrell is a 2002 graduate of Harrison County High School and a 2004 graduate of Kentucky Community and Technical College. He is employed by 3M Company as a Systems Technician.

  • ODDVILLE ALUMNI

    The annual Oddville Alumni dinner will be held May 28 at the Cynthiana Christian Church fellowship hall. Gathering will commence at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m.  Anyone who attended Oddville School is invited to attend and guests are also welcomed. A catered dinner is $18 per person and reservations are required by May 20.  

  • Solomon Dale Philpot

    Solomon Dale Philpot was born to Jeremy and Laurie Philpot of Cynthiana on Nov. 5, 2010 at St. Joseph East Womens Health Clinic. He weighed 7 lbs., 5oz.
    Maternal grandparents are: Jewel Major of Cynthiana and Richard Major of Sarasota, Fla.; maternal great-grandparents are Fred and Doris Whalen.
    Paternal grandparents are Gary and Joanna Philpot of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are James Philpot and Georgia Moore.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, April 14, 1911 -- “Cynthiana team will open baseball season on May 7 when they meet the Hustlers with the following lineup: Jewett, C. Howard, McClellan, and Richer, infielders; Terry O. Howard, Oscar Humphrey, H. Maffett, and Wigglesworth, outfielders; Linville, pitcher; L. Maffett, catcher.”
    * Cynthiana News, Jan. 16, 1868 -- advertisement -- ‘Autumn Leaves are Falling.’ For sale at Otwell’s and Renaker’s drug stores. Words and music by Annie H. Edwards. Call and get a copy. Price 30 cents.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births printed this week.
    Cynthiana City Commissioners pursue funding for waste water treatment plant. The new facility is expected to cost $8 million.
    Census statistics released by the Bluegrass Area Development District shows slight increase in population of Harrison County between 1990 and 2000.
    • There were 17.6 percent more rural Cynthiana residents of Harrison County in April, 1960.

    25 years ago . . .