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  • Get potted and cut blooms to last this Valentines

    Cut flowers are undoubtedly the most popular manifestation of showing your love for someone on Valentine’s Day, but potted flowering plants can do the trick, too.  
    Perhaps the potted bloom has the potential to remind your lover that the sentiment lasts all year … but what does it mean if you can’t get it to bloom again?  
    Is your love doomed? Of course not, but here are some tips just in case.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Emily Dawn Case, Jan. 6, daughter of Randall and Tonya Case; Taylor Nycole Lukins, Feb. 4, daughter of Aron Lukins and Jessica Kenyon; Brooklyn Kay Milner, Dec. 29, daughter of James and Christy Milner.
    Harrison County schools closes for the remainder of the week due to illness. There were 334 students absent on Wednesday.
    Killer caught after fleeing 15 years ago. The escapee was granted a three-day pass and never returned. He was caught in Texas under an alias name.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Marriage Licenses

    Jennifer Lynn Ritchie, 45, and Mark Anthony Carroll, 59, married Jan. 11, 2015.

    Catherine Michelle Addison Butcher, 18, and Kenneth Wayne Couch, 33, married Jan. 13, 2015.

    Lauren Danielle Elizabeth Ishmael, 22, and Dylan Keith Lakes, 23, married Jan. 24, 2015.

    Alice Diana Holland, 31, and David Paul Jones, 45, married Jan. 30, 2015.

    Helen Jean Bresnahan, 42, and William Bernard Tobin IV, married Jan. 31, 2015.

  • Cooper to be honored with 90th birthday celebration

    The public is invited to a 90th birthday celebration for Charlie Cooper on Saturday, Feb. 21. The event will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Cynthiana from 2-4 p.m. Bring a special memory or picture. No gifts please.
    To send a card: 90th Birthday, c/o Rhonda Strawzell, 207 W. Meadow Lane, Cynthiana, KY 41031.

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  • Cynthiana Chapter DAR celebrates 90th anniversary

    Members of the Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR, Cynthiana, Ky., attended a luncheon and meeting at the home of Karrol Pinney on Dec. 6 to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Chapter’s founding.
    Attending the luncheon were Lynda Closson, NSDAR Vice President General; Dena Green, Kentucky State Recording Secretary; Kay Thomas, State Curator; and Jessianne Wells, Honorary State Regent as well as 14 current members.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Joshua David Nemo Bennett, Nov. 11, son of Bruce and Andrea Withers Bennett; Abigail T. Thomas, Jan. 6, daughter of Rachael Hardy and Jonathan Thomas; Eva Kate Probus, Dec. 10, daughter of Todd and Kelly Probus; Emma Brooke Withers, Jan. 29, daughter of Jeromy Russell Withers and Kasey True Hitch.

  • Museum Musings

    * Linda Nemec Foster -- “New Year -- The sky fills with sun. Stark branches stand still, embrace snow, and memorize the silhouette of each lace-patterned flake. The season’s embroidery.”
    The following items are from The Log Cabin, Cynthiana, Ky., Friday, Jan. 16, 1942:
    * “In a statement issued yesterday the Harrison County Health Department warns the public that many cases of whooping cough are being reported in Cynthiana and Harrison County.”

  • Dawson hosts January Omega chapter meeting

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority met on Monday, Jan. 5 at the home of Charlene Dawson, with 11 members answering roll with  their favorite family memory.  
    Correspondence from International included dates for an upcoming convention in Kansas City, and a reminder about gifts available thru the main office.
    Treasurer Linda Root gave the monthly report, and bills were presented and paid. She was going to check on possible changes in our current banking situation and report the next meeting.  

  • Breakthroughs for Circuit Clerks’ Organ Donation Awareness Program

    The Circuit Court Clerks of Kentucky made 2014 a momentous year in the fight to save lives. With 998 Kentuckians on the waiting list for an organ transplant, there is no better time to join the Kentucky Organ Donor Registry.