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Living

  • Living Well is the focus this month for Extension leaders

    During March, Family and Consumer Science professionals with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service will make special efforts to educate citizens about ways to improve the quality of life for adults, youth, individuals and families.
    The emphasis is on eating right through nutrition and food safety, spending smart through financial management skills, enjoying home through safety, relationships and parenting skills, and sharing time through community and volunteerism.

  • Moore selected finalist for Homecoming queen

    Courtney Moore, daughter of Matt and Heather Moore and Regina and Joel Ralston of Cynthiana, has been selected finalist for Kentucky’s 31st Annual Homecoming Queen Selection to be held April 9 and 10 at the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport in Louisville, Ky.
    She is the Harrison County High School Homecoming Queen.
    Kentucky’s 2011 Homecoming Queen will receive a cash scholarship plus an all expense paid trip to the National finals to compete with the queens from the other states for America’s Homecoming Queen.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, April 27, 1933 - “A section of the weights of the courthouse clock weighing about 1500 pounds fell from the cupola about nine o’clock Monday morning when the cable of twisted metal holding the weight broke sending it crashing through the second story to the stairway in the lobby, where it rolled down the steps to the first floor. No one was in the lobby at the time of the accident.”
    * Cynthiana News, June 23, 1870 - “J. A. Welford shipped 200 barrels of A. Kellar Bourbon Whiskey to G. A. Fellows & Co., New York.”

  • Marymichael Elane Gasser

    Marymichael Elane Gasser was born to Nathan and Megan Gasser of Cynthiana on Jan. 24, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz., and is welcomed by her brother, Addison and sister, Kathryn.
    Maternal grandparents are Kevin and Kathy Grayson of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Billy and Shirley Grayson and Lewis and Mary Jo Gaffin; maternal great-great-grandmother is Lucy Grayson of Cynthiana.

  • Lillian Elizabeth (Lilly Beth) Brown

    Lillian Elizabeth (Lilly Beth) Brown was born to Stephen Dale Hicks of Cynthiana on Sept. 26, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 5 lbs. 8 oz.
    Paternal grandparents are Angela Dawson and Fernando Alvarado of Cynthiana, and Stephen and Lisa Hicks of Morehead, Ky.; paternal great-grandparents are Dr. Charles and Rhonda Hicks, Lexington.

  • McKinneys 50th anniversary

    Charles and Minnie McKinney of Cynthiana will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 7.

  • Extension Leadership Event planned for March 14

  • Palmers to be honored with 50th anniversary reception Sunday

    Donald and Carolyn Palmer will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 24. They were married in 1961 at Unity Christian Church by Bro. John Guilfoil.
    They have three daughters, Carol (Donald) Richie, Donna (Lee Alan) Judy and Sonia (George) Frazier, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    A reception will be held in their honor on Sunday, Feb. 27 from 3-5 p.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club. All family and friends are invited. No formal invitations will be sent.

  • Harrison Republicans hold Lincoln Day Dinner

    Many locals gathered Thursday evening at the Extension Office to eat, drink (coffee) and be merry. The attendees were regaled with a humorous yet inspirational talk by State Sen. Alice Kerr from Lexington. Her theme: America is great because Americans are good.
    She even got the entire group to sing along... twice.
    The ladies of the local GOP group are to be commended on the wonderful meal that they oversaw.

  • Steffe to celebrate 90th birthday

    Beverly Steffe, right, longtime resident of Harrison County, will celebrate her 90th birthday this week. Pictured with Steffe is her sister, the late Ernestine Steffe Tribble, and their mule, Mike. Steffe taught many years in the Bourbon and Harrison County school systems.