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  • Cynthiana Kiwanis Club to sponsor magic and variety show fundraiser

    The Cynthiana Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a fundraiser to continue to aid the community with local projects. To reward the community of this very special charity, we are hosting a brand new Magic and Illusion Variety show featuring one of Kentucky’s finest illusionists, Dinky Gowen.
    The event will be held Saturday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison County High School.

  • Oddville Homemakers
  • Pinney hosts special DAR meeting Dec. 6

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the home of Karrol Pinney on Dec. 6. This was a special meeting to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR.
    Guests were welcomed as follows: Lynda Closson, Vice President General, NSDAR; Dena Green, State Recording Secretary, KSDAR; Kay Thomas, State Curator, KSDAR; and Jessianne Wells, Honorary State Regent, KSDAR. Sandy Craddock and Paula Lyon were welcomed. Craddock’s application is pending, and Lyon is a prospective new member.

  • Omega
  • Marriage Licenses

    Patricia Dawn Butcher, 24, and David Luna-Lopez, 27, married Nov. 2, 2014.
    April Dawn Claypool, 26, and Justin Todd Anderson, 29, married Nov. 8, 2014.
    Susan Jane Arnett, 30, and Billy David Parker, 28, married Nov. 14, 2014.
    Donna Gail Rice, 44, and Floyd Ray Rice, 49, married Nov. 18, 2014.
    Brittany Lee Young, 21, and Shalyn Ross Barnes, 21, married Nov. 29, 2014.
    Amanda Dawn Arledge, 26, and Paul Anthony Yanis, 25, married Nov. 27, 2014.

  • Extension office to offer ham curing project

    For the last few years Harrison County 4-H has conducted a Ham Curing Project. The project included buying the ham and learning the process of curing the ham. The Extension Office last year developed a curing facility so the project participants could participate in the total process of curing the hams.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Tyris Nahiem Cobbins, Nov. 29, son of Cartia Cummins and Larry Cobbins Jr.; Titan Alexander Mastin, Nov. 17, son of Earl and Stephanie Mastin.
    R & W World of Bargains, 201 N. Main St., is holding a grand opening sale. The building was formerly occupied by Minutes before Cash.
    Fresenius Medical Care Dialysis Services of Cynthiana is holding an open house for the new Dialysis Clinic in Cynthiana which is located in the Harrison Square Shopping Center, 994 US Hwy. 27 South, Suite 6.

  • Tips to stay safe in winter weather

    (StatePoint) Winter weather can bring with it the potential for slippery steps, power outages and other seasonal hazards. By being prepared in advance, you can weather the storm more comfortably and safely.
    Here are some crucial things to consider this season:
    Staying Powered
    While reading by candlelight is charming when it is by choice, a power outage is a different story. Losing power is not just an inconvenience; it could mean being unable to communicate with loved ones, spoiled food, and dangerous dips in indoor temperature.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births reported this week.
    A building next to City Hall, 106 E. Pleasant St., was demolished at a cost of $10,500. The city commission attempted to sell the building in hopes that it would be renovated. The building was one of the oldest in Cynthiana and was recently home to the Harrison County REACT.

  • Live or fresh-cut

    It is hard to believe that the holiday season is upon us. I have family visiting for Christmas so this means a bigger tree than normal; if you are going to travel to come see us, this is the least I can do. Plus, it is fun to find the “perfect” tree that fits your space and holds precious ornaments with style.
    So, which type of tree reflects your holiday?
    Do you get a fresh-cut, artificial, balled and burlapped?  Or do you just go out-of-town and let someone else do the decorating?