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Living

  • Museum Musings

     -- “Let us give thanks to God. . .Nature is beautiful and fellowmen are dear, and duty is close beside us, and God is over us and in us.”
     -- “We are pleased to be able to communicate to our subscribers, and through to the balance of the citizens of Harrison County, that the county court met on Wednesday last and unanimously voted for a copper roof on the new Court House. This is wisdom. It is just exactly what they should have done long ago.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Nathaniel Douglas Lane, Nov. 11, son of Douglas and Teresa Lane; Nathan Anthony Lopez, Sept. 20, son of Roberto and Annette (Hankins) Lopez; Hannah Joy and Harleigh Grace Mullins, Oct. 16, twin daughters of Leonard and Traci Mullins.
    Charlie Hill is Berry’s new postmaster. Hill spent the last 14 years as postmaster for Corinth in Grant County and worked at the Cynthiana post office for 13 years prior to that.

  • How to make simple, homemade holiday crowd-pleasers

    (StatePoint) Whether you’re playing host or bringing a side dish to someone else’s holiday gathering, preparing a delicious crowd-pleaser that’s simple and affordable to make is a priority for many.

  • Fuss-free holiday dessert ideas

    (StatePoint) Between decorating your home and preparing the year’s most important meal, you may lose steam by the time you get to the sweet stuff.
    But creating holiday desserts that stand out doesn’t have to be a daunting prospect. There are simple things you can do to give treats flair, without spending hours slaving away.
    Whipped topping makes a perfect fuss-free topping on special occasion pies, cakes and cookies, as well as everyday favorites like fruit, coffee and ice cream.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Tod Lee Hopkins Jr., Oct. 26, son of Tod and Tammy Hopkins; Nathaniel Lee Chase Wilson, Oct. 17, son of Michele Wilson and Travis Chambers.
    Cynthiana named as the recipient of a $100,000 grant for the water supply demonstration project. The grant award will go to the project on studying the current conditions of the dam along the South Fork of the Licking River. It will evaluate water supply issues along the river to ensure the water supply needs of the community are met.

  • Caleb Ray Ecklar

    Anthony and Danita Ecklar announce the birth of their son, Caleb Ray Ecklar, born at Harrison Memorial Hospital on Sept. 24, 2013. He weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz.
    He is welcomed by his sisters, Taylor, Katelin and Lauren.
    Maternal grandparents are Danny and Wilma Booth; maternal great-grandmother is  Jean Booth.
    Paternal grandparents are Carl Ray and Brenda Ecklar.

  • Miller-Tufty to wed Dec. 7

    Lindsey Suzanne Miller, daughter of Doug and Susie Miller of Cynthiana, Ky., and Dillon Buckminster Tufty, son of Steve and Liz Tufty of Portland, Ore., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    Miller is a graduate of the University of Louisville and is employed as a patient care coordinator supervisor at MD2U in Louisville, Ky.
    Tufty is a graduate of the University of Louisville and is employed by XPO Logistics as a logistics broker.

  • Fresh cut or ready to plant for Christmas

    Just for the record I am not one of those people who puts up their tree just after Thanksgiving; I need more time to absorb the effects of every holiday.
    But there are many who are ready to pick out the perfect Christmas tree.
    I have a certain set of parameters for our tree; it needs to be worth the effort of cleaning, moving furniture, hauling boxes, lights, step ladders and more.  
    However, once the mundane is done then the fun begins.  
    Each ornament that adorns the tree has a story to tell about my grandparents, parents or me.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Carissa Michelle Marksbury, 24, and Robert Andrew Froehlich, 23, married Oct. 12, 2013.

    Deidre Alice Pawley, 20, and Joshua Everett Milner, 24, married Oct. 26, 2013.

    Rachel Morgan Hatfield, 21, and Aaron Chase Newby, 22, married Oct. 26, 2013.

    Melissa Sue Kawa, 35, and Bradley Wayne Jones, 32, married Nov. 4, 2013.

    Kateland Nicole Cooper-Jones, 25, and Branden Thomas Hicks, 26, married Nov. 7, 2013.

  • Omega chapter welcomes three new members

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi had a candle lit ceremony initiating Cheryl Case and Kay Cox into pledge membership on Nov. 4 at the home of Betty Kay McCullough. The ideals of life, learning, and friendship were read from the Ritual book of Beta Sigma Phi. After six months of pledge training, the two pledges will become full members, after a Ritual of Jewels ceremony to be held in the spring.
     Following the opening ritual, roll call was answered by sharing each member’s favorite Thanksgiving dish. Not one person said that it was turkey.