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  • Scouts help clean up the streets of Cynthiana

    Cynthiana Boy Scout Troop 76 teamed up with the Licking Valley Community College to raise awareness of what is thrown in the streets of our fair city.   
    Litter on the streets ends up in Licking River, which is where our drinking water originates.  
    Troop 76 Leadership is trying to instill in the next generation pride in their community, county and state by teaching them to take notice of what can be improved, repaired and built in an earth friendly way.  

  • Brosey-Wathen exchange vows

    Christy Marie Brosey, Cynthiana, daughter of Donald and Lisa Brosey, and Jason Andrew Wathen, Georgetown, Ky., son of Mrs. Pamela Bell and William Wathen of Bowling Green, Ky., exchanged vows April 30, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of Christ the King officiated by Father Gino Donatelli. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Don Brosey.

  • Harris-Criswell to marry June 17

    Whitney Lynn Harris of Georgetown, Ky., daughter of Kevin and Libby Harris of Lawrenceburg, Ky., and Jordan Thomas Criswell of Frankfort, Ky., son of Steven and Karen Criswell of Frankfort, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    Criswell is the grandson of Jean and Dale Criswell of Frankfort.
    There ceremony will take place June 17, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Lawrenceburg. Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Barron- Perkins plan July wedding

    Melinda and Maurice Perkins announce the engagement of their son, Maurice Ray Perkins Jr. of Berry, Ky. to Elizabeth Nicole Barron of Cynthiana, daughter of Paula Barron.
    The couple will exchange vows on July 4, 2011 at the family’s residence at sunset. The reception will follow the ceremony. Guests will only be permitted by invitation only.
    The couple will then make their way to Gatlinburg, Tenn. for their honeymoon.

  • Reunions

    ANNESS REUNION
    The descendants, family and friends of James and Julia Anness will meet at Northside Elementary School on Sunday, June 5, at 12 p.m., for food, fun and fellowship.
    Everyone is asked to bring a dish of food to share.

    BROOKS
    All descendants of Omer and Daisy Brooks are invited to the reunion at the home of Johnnie and Carolyn Brooks on June 5 at 1 p.m. Bring a dish, drink, pictures and cards.

    CUMMINS

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Sailie Kilpela, Feb. 16, daughter of Scott and Jenningsia Kilpela; Courtney Rae-Lynn Mattox, May 10, daughter of Jamie and Angela Mattox.
    A reception will be held for Jerry Brunker, Eastside Elementary School Principal, who will be retiring this year with 32 years of service.
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Municipal Pool is now under new management. Matt McKinney will be the new manager, replacing Larry Thornton who recently retired after having served as manager for over 20 years.

  • Living on a reduced income

    Many families are facing economic hardship from being laid off, suffering a job loss, shortened hours per week, and other reductions driven by a weak economy. With a high level of debt and low level of savings, families can find themselves in difficult situations.

  • Museum Musings

    * The Log Cabin, May 26, 1899 -- “The work of securing the rights of way for the Black Diamond Railroad is progressing in a very gratifying manner, 27 of 46 citizens of this county having already granted free rights of way through their farms.”
    * Claims allowed by Harrison County Court, March 1889 to October 1890 -- “A.E. Colegrove, stoves for court room, $6.30; A. Goldberg, clothing for prisoners, $2.75; S. Renaker, pump for jail, $13; T.A. Frazer, clothing for pauper, $1.95; T. H. Hood, school books for poor children, $4.70.”

  • Homemaker Events

    JUNE
    June 3-5: Ft. Harrod craft camp
    June 6: Extension District board meeting, 7 p.m.
    June 7-11: Bluegrass area basket seminar, Jabez, Ky.
    June 17: Hospice Pillow Project, 9 a.m. - noon
    June 20: AARP Safe Driving Class, 12-5 p.m.
    June 21: Longest Day of Play, Flat Run Veterans Park

  • Uniform

    Army Sgt. Michael A. Rodriguez has graduated from the drill sergeant school at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.