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Living

  • Kinney hosts March DAR meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the home of Sarah Kinney on March 8. Guests and members were welcomed.
    Jane Whitehead, vice regent, 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 read the President General’s message, Billie Jean Vanhook read the National Defense message and Whitehead read the American Indian Minute and the Conservation Minute.
    Minutes of the Dec. 9 meeting were read and approved.

  • Muntzes to observe 60th anniversary

    Donald D. and Mary Russell Muntz will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on March 20. The couple was married in New Albany, Ind. in 1954.
    The Muntz’s have five sons, Greg, Tony, Mark, Brad and Drew; and nine grandchildren, Mary Beth Hill, Brandi Marcum, Clay, Scott, Kacey, Katie, Austin, Blake and Jake Muntz; and four great-grandchildren.

  • Woman’s Club holds March luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison Country met on Friday, March 14 at the Hospice of the Bluegrass Community Room. Anna Ruth McLoney, president, welcomed members and guests then led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    Layne Tussey catered the luncheon. Lottie Barlow offered the blessing of the meal. Barlow also offered the Spiritual Values. She read a poem titled “How to be Happy.” It was an inspirational poem that reaffirms doing something for others makes a positive difference in their lives and ours as well.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Melanie Elaine Landrum, March 1, daughter of Timmy and Tammy Landrum; Hunter Kyle Smits, Feb. 8, son of David and Crystal Smits.
    The annual Cynthiana Lion’s Club Charity Auction to begin March 29.
    Rohs Opera House: Starts Friday, Hidalgo with Viggo Mortensen and Omar Sharif.
    Guardsmen working on constructing a new storage building at the armory.
    Fillies outran by the Paris Lady Hounds in 10th Region title game.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Feb. 22, 1945 -- “Articles of Incorporation of the ‘Cynthiana Publishing Company’ were filed here in the office of County Clerk Bill King last Friday and sent to the Secretary of State. It is the purpose of the corporation to take over and continue the operation of The Cynthiana Democrat and The Log Cabin, Cynthiana’s well known weekly newspapers, to do a general job printing business and to deal in stationery and office supplies.”

  • Select potato variety while waiting for soil to dry out

    Spring break from teaching at UofL falls conveniently during the week of St. Patrick’s Day, which is also my target date for planting onions and potatoes.  
    I typically manage a mid-March planting, but the condition of the soil has held me up a bit this year.
    I will not start digging until the soil dries out and is considered workable.
    While we wait for that, select potato varieties that complement the way you cook.  

  • Marriage Licenses

    Janice Ellen Thornton, 34, and Darrin O’Neal Jenkins, 42, married Feb. 14, 2014.

    Tonya Sue Creech, 43, and Alton Lincoln Chappell Jr., 40, married Feb. 14, 2014.

    Genean Ann Stevens, 46, and Warren Lee Giles, 57, married Feb. 14, 2014.

  • Upcoming Events

    Increase Diabetes Awareness. Presented by the Harrison County Diabetes Coalition on Tuesday, March 25 at 6 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. Topic will be Five-Day-A-Week Diabetic Meal Planning. RSVP by calling the Wedco District Health Department at 859-298-9949. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. A free gift to the first 100 people who attend.

  • Birth Announcement

    Bretlyn Charlotte Browning

    Bretlyn Charlotte Browning was born to Robert and Saraia Browning on Dec. 11, 2013 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz., and is welcomed by her sisters, Taryn Rae, Caylee Brooke and Brinley Claire.
    Maternal grandparents are Dermon King Jr. of Cynthiana and Teresa King of Albany, Ky.
    Paternal grandparents are Esther Browning of Cynthiana and the late Charles Browning.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births to report this week.
    Harrison County Middle School is searching for a new principal after current principal Tom Willis announced his retirement.
    Harrison County Fillies reclaim district crown in win over district rival, Paris Lady Hounds.

    25 years ago . . .