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Living

  • Solomon Dale Philpot

    Solomon Dale Philpot was born to Jeremy and Laurie Philpot of Cynthiana on Nov. 5, 2010 at St. Joseph East Womens Health Clinic. He weighed 7 lbs., 5oz.
    Maternal grandparents are: Jewel Major of Cynthiana and Richard Major of Sarasota, Fla.; maternal great-grandparents are Fred and Doris Whalen.
    Paternal grandparents are Gary and Joanna Philpot of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are James Philpot and Georgia Moore.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, April 14, 1911 -- “Cynthiana team will open baseball season on May 7 when they meet the Hustlers with the following lineup: Jewett, C. Howard, McClellan, and Richer, infielders; Terry O. Howard, Oscar Humphrey, H. Maffett, and Wigglesworth, outfielders; Linville, pitcher; L. Maffett, catcher.”
    * Cynthiana News, Jan. 16, 1868 -- advertisement -- ‘Autumn Leaves are Falling.’ For sale at Otwell’s and Renaker’s drug stores. Words and music by Annie H. Edwards. Call and get a copy. Price 30 cents.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births printed this week.
    Cynthiana City Commissioners pursue funding for waste water treatment plant. The new facility is expected to cost $8 million.
    Census statistics released by the Bluegrass Area Development District shows slight increase in population of Harrison County between 1990 and 2000.
    • There were 17.6 percent more rural Cynthiana residents of Harrison County in April, 1960.

    25 years ago . . .

  • 4-H Events

    Monday-Friday: 4-H Sewing Projects as scheduled
    Tuesdays: 4-H Crocheting Projects; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Extension Office
    Tuesdays: 4-H Quilting Projects; 3:30-5 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Tuesdays: 4-H Shooting Sports Club, Harrison County Extension Office
    Wednesdays: 4-H Knitting Projects; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Wednesdays: 4-H Saddle N Spur Club, 6:30 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Mondays: 4-H Rabbit Club, 4:30-5:30 p.m Extension Office
    May

  • Homemaker Events

    May
    May 5: President’s luncheon committee, 1:30 p.m.
    May 6: Homemaker Day, courthouse lawn, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    May 9-12: KEHA State meeting, Bowling Green, Ky.
    May 13: Senior Citizens nutrition talk
    May 19: Freezing and Drying workshop, 6 p.m.
    May 20: Painting class, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    May 21: Spring day trip to Cumberland Falls
    May 23: Canning workshop, 6 p.m.
    May 26: Diabetes Cooking School, 5-7 p.m.
    May 30: Memorial Day - office closed
    JUNE
    June 3-5: Ft. Harrod craft camp

  • Arbor/Earth Day
  • Five generations
  • Prevent Child Abuse Month
  • Doyles to be honored with reception May 1

    Charles and Shelby Doyle will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on April 28. The couple was married at the First Church of God in Cynthiana by the Rev. Lovell J. Sorrell on April 28, 1961.
    They have four children: Jeff (Darlene) Doyle of Cynthiana, Greg (Terri) Doyle of Norman Okla., Sharon (Willie) Riggle of Cynthiana and Robe (Aleta) Doyle of Mt. Sterling, Ky.
    The couple will be honored with a reception on May 1 at Indian Creek Christian Church from 2-4 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Purcells to celebrate anniversary

    Bud and Patty Barton Purcell will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on May 2. They were married at Cynthiana Baptist Church by the Rev. Paul Tirey.
    They have two children, Courtney, who will graduate from Asbury University this year, and Justin, a junior at Harrison County High School.