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  • Reunions

    GILKERSON/GILKISON
    The Gilkerson/Gilkison family reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Legion Hall on Legion Road in Paris, Ky. A potluck meal will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    Bring a covered dish, soft drinks. Utensils, plates, napkins, lemonade and coffee will be furnished. Also bring family tree information.
    For more information call Deloris G. Brooks at 859-987-4744 or Joyce G. Dean at 859-948-7064.

    MULLIGAN

  • Ewalt Homemakers celebrate 75th anniversary

    Seventy five years ago in 1939 on the first Wednesday in September, Ewalt Homemakers Club was founded. Eleven Bourbon County ladies who lived near Ewalt’s Crossroads gathered at the home of Mrs. Allan Adair on Clay Kiser Road to organize the Ewalt Homemakers Club.

  • Bumper crop squash not a sure thing

    You know all the jokes about people having bumper crops of summer squash?  Squash shows up in people’s cars or in public spaces because there is so much that the gardener can’t even give it away.  Well, that’s never really been a problem for me.  I have a little bit of that problem this year and I give credit to the variety and the fact that it was plated later than usual.  Others, however, have not been so blessed.

  • Young-Torres wed at Emerald Isle

    Kelsey Ann Young, daughter of Donnie and Tracye Young and Juan Pablo Torres, son of Guillermo and Trinidad Torres, were married on May 10, 2014 at Emerald Isle Beach, NC.
    Brittany Young, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Hannah Clampitt and Jennifer Faasii-Smith, friends of the bride.
    The groom’s attendants were Carlos Hernandez and Karuva Kaseke, friends of the groom.
    The flower girl was Lola Walinaris, friend of the groom. Tyler Ross Barnes, nephew of the bride, served as ring bearer.

  • Reunions

    GILKERSON/GILKISON
    The Gilkerson/Gilkison family reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Legion Hall on Legion Road in Paris, Ky. A potluck meal will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    Bring a covered dish, soft drinks. Utensils, plates, napkins, lemonade and coffee will be furnished. Also bring family tree information.
    For more information call Deloris G. Brooks at 859-987-4744 or Joyce G. Dean at 859-948-7064.

    JOCKEY

  • Museum Musings

    * Surely hope that you have had the opportunity to visit the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum during its 20th Anniversary Celebration or during the Community Art Walk or on other recent Fridays or Saturdays. Don’t wait until the Rod Run before you come again.
    * Cynthiana News, July 11, 1867 -- “Special Notice - They are selling at Dabney’s drug store the Eugenia Hair Restorer in mammoth sized bottles at only 75 cents per bottle. Try it.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Trenton Kyle Marshall Wayne Coldiron, July 16, son of Laura Beth Cummins and Timothy Wayne Coldiron; Lucas Clay Herrington, July 26, son of Larry Ray and Heather Herrington.
    Opening Soon: Neace Speed Shop, 916 Hwy. 62 East (Oddville Pike). Offers certified service at affordable prices, OEM exhaust gas and diesel, oil changes, tires, brakes, performance parts.

  • Crabgrass’s history reveals its multiple uses

    After the big rain we had, I hit the weeds, most of which involved wrangling ever-expanding globs of crabgrass.  
    Yes, this is the time when crabgrass rears its ugly head and begins to creep through our fescue lawns, sneak into our cultivated beds and, when we’re not looking, reseeds itself to ensure the continuation of the species.
    Okay, maybe a little melodramatic but my hands still hurt from all that pulling.   

  • Ministerial Association
  • Way Back When

    10 Years Ago...
    Birth Announcements: Jada Marshall Ewalt, Justin Tyler Neace, Kenzei Marie Simpson, and Hannah, Katherine and Meredith Judy.
    A new nuclear medical scanner was installed at Harrison Memorial Hospital. The new scanner had a faster camera, higher resolution and more comfortable experience for patients.
    Ft. Thomas artist Martha Best finished her mural on the side of Flower Depot at 208 S. Main St. The mural was created through a Bluegrass Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment grant.