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Living

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births this week.
    Harrison County Fillies win fourth straight district title.
    Coming soon to Vanhook Hardware will be lawn mower repair and service.
    • The Japanese beetle, adult and grubs, feed on 275 kinds of American plants. The beetle came here in 1916, it is believed, in soil balled around the roots of iris plants.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, May 5, 1870 -- Want Ad -- “A blacksmith is wanted at Ewalt’s Cross Roads, a short distance south of Lair’s Station. A good shop has been built. Apply to Dr. J. J. Adair.”

  • 4-H Calendar of 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
    March
    March 3-28 - 4-H School Club meetings

  • Millersburg Garden Club announces 2011 events, programs

    Millersburg Garden Club will begin a new year on March 10, at which time members will participate in their first business meeting of 2011. New members and guests will be welcomed, budget will be presented, upcoming activities will be discussed, and the new yearbooks will be reviewed.
    This year’s theme is “Aspire, Inspire Through Gardening.” It is hoped that the following programs will inspire many to get involved in gardening and aspire to spend more time outside while improving their landscapes and the environment.

  • Wildcats in Red Hats 2010 year in review

    The Wildcats in Red Hats had another good year in 2010 with lots of activities. The Red Hat Society Chapter of Cynthiana has 17 members.
    Ruth Ann Perraut was the hostess for January. The society went to Biancke’s and to the home of Betty Stoner for a game of Lazy Bridge.
    In February, Wanda Jones was the hostess joined by the CynCity Red Hatters of Cynthiana at Family Fare.
    The society went to Cheddar’s Restaurant in Lexington in March and was hosted by Nancy Moore.

  • Harrison Co. Extension Homemakers support ‘Furnish the Future’ campaign

    Soon the MCTC/Licking Valley Campus building will be expanding. An addition to be built beginning this summer, will house the Allied Health Sciences labs and classrooms. The bricks and mortar costs are being assumed by Maysville Community and Technical College. The college funds cannot stretch to cover the cost of the interior fittings: technology, equipment and furnishings.  
    The funds generated locally by the campaign are critical to the completion of the project.

  • New Bookmobile
  • Commission on Aging
  • Cynthiana DAR
  • Furnish- Henson plan June wedding

    Mr. and Mrs. Lewis B. Furnish of Cynthiana, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendall Denise, to Joseph Ivan Henson, son of Frank and Debbie Henson of Cynthiana.
    Furnish graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Kentucky receiving a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics and was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She is employed by Cherntura AgroSolutions.
    Henson graduated from Eastern Kentucky University receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He is employed by Pella.