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  • Beta Sigma Phi Honors Night/ Founders Day celebration held

    The annual Honors Night/Founders Day celebration of Beta Sigma Phi met Monday, April 28 at the Christian Church. Omega chapter was in charge of the dinner and awards presentation. Bonnie Teater, president, read the 85th Founders Day message from International, which was sent by Laura Ross, daughter of founder Walter Ross.
    The new theme for the coming year is “Expand Your Family Tree.”
    With the idea that sorority is the family tree, members are encouraged to expand and find new members. Commitment to growth was recommended for all chapters.

  • Harrison County Garden Club to sponsor Yard of the Month contest

    The Harrison County Garden Club will sponsor the Yard of the Month contest again this year. If you encounter a particularly striking yard, or you are proud of your yard, call your nomination in to either Donna Yeager at 234-6621, Pat Slade at 234-8516, Karen Creger at 588-9356, or Joan Quisenberry at 859-988-1050.

  • Six Generations
  • Upcoming Events

    HOMEMAKER COMMUNITY DAY
    The annual Homemaker Community Day will be Friday, May 9 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Courthouse Square. There will be a variety of vendor stands, a bake sale, plant sales, and burger and steaks cooked by the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association. The alternate location will be Cynthiana Presbyterian Church in the case of inclement weather.

    ODDVILLE
    ALUMNI DINNER

  • Browning guest speaker at April DAR meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana Health Center on April 12.
    Regent Gail Kesterson called the meeting to order. The “DAR Ritual,” “Pledge of Allegiance,” “Americans Creed,” and the “Preamble” were recited, followed by singing of the “Star Spangled Banner.”
    Jayne Newman introduced Chris Browning who teaches Women’s History at the Maysville Community College in Cynthiana. We were privileged and enjoyed his presentation about various women during the American Revolutionary War.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Patricia Ann Adams, 65, and Charles Bronston Hanna, 65, married March 14, 2014.
    Tammy Sue Simpson Woodruff, 43, and Troy David Brewer Jr., 36, married March 8, 2014.
    Lisa Dawn Benson, 38, and Mark Allen Wagoner, 44, married March 15, 2014.
    Destany Faith Herrington, 20, and Travis Garnett Honaker, 21, married March 18, 2014.
    Jennifer Lee Dryden, 44, and Robert David Crouch, 34, married March 7, 2014.
    Dulcie Louise Wiglesworth, 45, and Michael Shane Holbert, 37, married March 14, 2014.

  • Museum Musings

    * Guardian of Liberty, Aug. 29, 1818 - “Save Your Rags. Three cents per pound in cash will be given for clean linens and cotton rags at the office of the Guardian; they will be taken in pay of subscriptions at this office for job printing.” (Recycling is not a new idea is it?)

  • Briefs

    The annual Oddville Alumni dinner will be held May 24 at The Vault, Main Street, across from the courthouse.  Gathering will commence at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Anyone who attended Oddville School or has an affection for it is invited to attend. A hot catered buffet dinner is $18 per person served by Layne Tussey of “The Vault Catering.” Payments are required by May 19.  

  • Cedar Ridge Health Campus 2013 charity

    The Cedar Ridge Health Campus selected The Refuge For Women as their 2013 charity. Each year a local charity is chosen by the team.
    The staff at Cedar Ridge promotes fundraisers throughout the year to raise funds as well as volunteering their time and donating vacation hours. The total funds raised this year was $8,162.
    The community’s participation is much appreciated in helping support the nominated charity.

  • Upcoming Harrison County Extension Homemaker events

    By Benita Peoples, Co. ext. agent
    The next event on the Harrison County Extension Homemaker’s agenda will take place Monday, May 5 at 6 p.m. They will host their 68th annual meeting. The event activities include dinner, a guest speaker, member recognitions, and a short business meeting. This year’s guest is Chautauqua orator L. Henry Dowell who will present as Harland “Colonel” Sanders, More than Fried Chicken. The event is open to the public and the cost is $12 per person. Tickets may be purchased at the Harrison County Extension Office.