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  • Licking Valley BPW sponsors annual Equal Pay Day event

    The annual Equal Pay Day event is held each year as a reminder that it takes an extra three and one half months for women to make the same as our male counterparts do in 12 months. Women make 77 cents to every one dollar men make.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Ashley Renee Ishmael, March 29, daughter of Thomas and Mary Ishmael; Halie Renae Evans, April 6, daughter of Tonya Evans; Shane Tyler Porter, Feb. 7, son of Jill Hammons and Bobby Porter Jr.
    The Recreation Department office is now located at River Road Park.
    Grede sale tentatively set for July 13, and 280 employees will be terminated at negotiations end. Grede Perm Cast is located on New Lair Road. Grede Foundries Inc. purchased the Cynthiana plant in 1986 from Eaton Corporation.

  • Hall-Berry plan July wedding

    Jillian Rose Hall of Cynthiana, daughter of Ronnie Hall of Mt. Sterling, Ky. and Andrea Hughes of Georgetown, Ky., and Edward Colten ‘Coty’ Berry of Cynthiana, son of the late Edward Berry of Berry, Ky. and Jennifer Roberts of Cynthiana, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    Hall is a 2010 Harrison County High School graduate and is a sophomore at Maysville Community and Technical College studying Office Technology.
    Berry is a 2009 Harrison County High School graduate and is employed by Toyota of Georgetown, Ky.

  • Alexander Mitchell Spigles

    Alexander Mitchell Spigles was born to Cheryl McRoberts and Craig Spigles of Cynthiana on Dec. 9, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 5 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are James and Linda McRoberts of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Thelma McRoberts and the late Carl E. McRoberts Sr.
    Paternal grandparents are Robert E. Janet Spigles of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandmother is Geneva French.

  • Brynlee Raine Batson

    Brynlee Raine Batson was born to H.D. and Cindi Batson on Jan. 11, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital. She weighed 7.8 lbs.
    Grandparents are Ben and Terry Sloat and Donnie and Kay Batson.

  • Reunions

    The annual Whitaker family reunion will be held Sunday, May 1 at the 4-H Grounds, US 27 S. Gates open at 9 a.m. A potluck lunch will be served.

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  • Hall-Berry plan July wedding

    Jillian Rose Hall of Cynthiana, daughter of Ronnie Hall of Mt. Sterling, Ky. and Andrea Hughes of Georgetown, Ky., and Edward Colten ‘Coty’ Berry of Cynthiana, son of the late Edward Berry of Berry, Ky. and Jennifer Roberts of Cynthiana, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    Hall is a 2010 Harrison County High School graduate and is a sophomore at Maysville Community and Technical College studying Office Technology.
    Berry is a 2009 Harrison County High School graduate and is employed by Toyota of Georgetown, Ky.

  • Community baby shower planned

    A community baby shower is an event for expectant parents and for parents to children birth through age 3. It combines training and informational booths, cake, punch and free prizes.
    The first annual Harrison County Community Baby Shower will be held April 21 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Westside Elementary School. You must attend the entire session to be eligible to win door prizes.
    Car seat checks will be provided before and after the shower as well as a booth that can be visited.
    Events will include:
    • Registration from 4:30-4:45 p.m.

  • Homemakers hosts 4th annual tea party at Cynthiana nursing homes

    Harrison County Homemakers look to add smiles to nursing home residents with Hawaiian-themed tea parties.
    “This makes the fourth year that we have hosted tea parties at the nursing homes,” said Cheryl Case, Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Science. “We see it as a way to honor those who dedicated their life to their families and treat them to an hour of old-fashioned tradition.”