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Living

  • Edible Book contest offered at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library

    Everyone is invited to create an “edible book,” and enter it in a contest. The only rules are it must be edible and must be somehow related to a book.
    What is an edible book? It’s made of something you can eat and it looks like a book or makes reference to a book title or structure.

  • Women’s Club of Harrison County welcomes two new members

    The Women’s Club of Harrison County met at the Cynthiana Country Club on March 11. The Pledge to the flag was led by Virgie Wells, president.
    The blessing and Spiritual Values was given by Lottie Barlow. She read the story about the groundhog and also read a poem ‘The Daffodils.’
    The program, which was to be given by Michelle Coe Foley, was cancelled do to a sickness in the family. Music was provided by Beth Laytart.
    There were two guest at the meeting, Sherry Copes and Tammy Schweitzer.

  • Extension Homemakers visit state capitol

    As a result of our Homemaker lesson last year on Know Your Elected Officials, Linda Herrington organized a trip to Frankfort.

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, Nov. 25, 1905 -- Advertisement -- “A passenger and express wagon is being run between Cynthiana and Claysville every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday by Mr. A. J.  Cooper. Passengers, etc. solicited.”
    * Cynthiana Democrat, March 10, 1932 -- “Cynthiana Board of Education reduces salaries of all teachers and other employees of school system.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: John Taylor Grayson, Feb. 21, son of Matt and Sandra Grayson; Noah Patrick Westfall, Jan. 26, son of Lori Westfall Hutchison; Jacob Allan Riley, March 5, son of Regina Wagner and Allan Riley; Sheridan Catherine Dawn Jones, March 9, daughter of Katrina Jones; Alex Ricardo Sanchez, March 8, son of Jennifer Aubrey and Moises Sanchez.
    John S. Oldham Jr., M.D. to hold an open house to celebrate the opening of his new office located in the Harrison Memorial Professional Arts Building.

  • Tornado safety tips

    Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. Spawned from powerful thunderstorms, tornadoes can cause fatalities and devastate a neighborhood in seconds, according to Michael Palmer, Harrison County’s Emergency Management director, who offered the following information for tornado preparedness.
    A tornado appears as a rotating, funnel-shaped cloud that extends from a thunderstorm to the ground with whirling winds that can reach 300 miles per hour. Damage paths can be in excess of one mile wide and 50 miles long. Every state is at some risk from this hazard.

  • Hunter Henson

    Hunter Henson was awarded the Kentucky Colonel award at the 11th annual Eagle Scout Reunion, held Saturday, March 12, at Centenary United Methodist Church in Lexington. Pictured with Henson is Master of Ceremonies Jason Hale.

  • 101st Birthday
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Christopher Mark J. Highley, March 8, son of Kimberly Johnson and Brian Highley; Tyler Alan Maryea, Feb. 28, son of Jamee Huey and Richard Maryea; Jade Marie Scott, Feb. 24, daughter of Diana Dawn Richardson and Christopher Lee Scott.
    Fifth-Third Bank of Cynthiana is now open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.

  • Adison Gage Richardson

    Adison Gage Richardson was born to Latoshia Shepperd and Jason Richardson of Berry, Ky., on Jan. 12, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz., and is welcomed by his brother, Jaxon Blake Richardson.
    Maternal grandparents are Crystal Giles and Jeremy Wiggins of Berry; maternal great-grandparents are Ralph Wiglesworth and the late Carolyn Wiglesworth.
    Paternal grandparents are Linda Richardson and Randy Mitchell of Cynthiana, and Larry and Teresa Richardson of Nicholasville, Ky.