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Living

  • Kilpelas celebrate anniversary on a cruise

    Richard and Ellen Kilpela celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on a cruise to Alaska. They were married Aug. 21, 1971 in Superior, Wis.
    The couple has two sons, Scott of Georgetown and Matthew (Jeannie) of Cynthiana, and four grandchildren.

  • Reunions

    MULLIGAN
    The descendants of George Lewis (1844-1923), and Mary William Ritchie Mulligan (1850-1943) will hold their annual reunion on Saturday, Sept. 3 at the Harrison County fairgrounds, 4-H building. The reunion will start at 10 a.m. with potluck lunch at 12:30 p.m. Bring covered dishes, canned goods for food pantry and items for auction.
    Schedule of events: 10-11 a.m. registration, door prize tickets; 11-12:30 p.m. meet your relatives; 12:30- 1:30 p.m. covered dish lunch; 1:30- 2:30 p.m. auction; 2:30- 3:15 p.m. magician, Mark Comley; 3:15- 3:30 p.m. door prizes.

  • Hospice of the Bluegrass, Partners to offer Grief Camp for children

    Camp Echo/Hope will be a weekend retreat for children, ages six to 12, who have experienced the death of a loved one within the past two years. It will be held Sept. 9 at Camp Cathedral Domain in Irvine, Ky.
    “Grieving children often feel very alone,” said Sherri Weisenfluh, Hospice of the Bluegrass’ Clinical Officer, Counseling. “Most of their friends do not understand how it feels when someone special dies.”

  • Mallory Grace Jones

    Mallory Grace Jones was born to Andrew and Haley Jones of Georgetown, Ky. on Aug. 5, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Patricia and Michael E. Logsdon of Georgetown; maternal great-grandparents are Mary Parris, Paul Burton, the late Mary Allee and the late David Logsdon.
    Paternal grandparents are Melissa Riley and Jr. Riley, and William Linville, all of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Philip and Mildred Williams, and the late Mary Jones and the late Jerry Gray.

  • Way Back When

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  • Owen-Cumming plan spring wedding

    Colonel (Ret.) and Mrs. Robert A. Owen announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Chowning Owen, to Alexander Anson Cumming, son of Gregory and Christine Cumming of Fairfax, Va.

  • Arnold-Nichols to marry Sept. 3

    Carey Matthew Arnold (Slim) of Cynthiana, and Amelia H. Nichols of Berry, will unite in marriage on Sept. 3, 2011 at the home of the bride-to-be.
    Nichols is the daughter of Charles and Frances Looney of Berry. She is employed by Harrison Deposit Bank.
    Arnold is the son of Carey and Lisa Arnold of Cynthiana. He is employed by E-Z Pak.
    A reception will be held after the ceremony.

  • Museum Musings

    * Veterans - All of us at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum encourage veterans of all wars to share their stories. Have you visited the museum military rooms? Is your story recorded?
    * There are two huge notebooks at the museum containing the narratives of local veterans. Truly a wealth of information. Is your story included? Or perhaps your spouse or parent or grandparent has an account which should be saved? There is a reading room available at the museum - one cannot imagine the heartwarming, courageous stories.

  • Hill takes first flight at age 87

    Frances H. Hill took her first airplane ride at the age of 87 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport in the spring. Her pilot was her son, Frank Hill, of Otowah, Tenn., and the owner of the plane.

  • Wiggins advances to semi-finals in Coca-Cola Talent Classic

    Brooklin Wiggins of Cynthiana has qualified to compete in the 2011 Coca-Cola Talent Classic Semi-Finals competition at the Kentucky State Fair. She will be competing Saturday, Aug. 20 at 12:30 p.m. in the South Wing Conference Center.