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  • Coles cross golden milestone May 2, celebrate with trip

    Ruth Ann and Alson Cole Jr. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 2. They enjoyed a trip to the “Honeymoon Capital of the World,” Niagara Falls, N.Y. The trip also included tours of Gettysburg and Philadelphia, Pa.; Princeton and Ocean Grove, N.J.; and New York City and Buffalo, N.Y.
    The couple was married by Sam Sowder at Robinson Christian Church. Jane Ann (Cason) Burgess was the maid of honor, and Virgil Cole was the best man.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • Morrises renew vows on 50th anniversary

    The children of Cleveland “Jeep” and Barbara (Wilson) Morris announce the renewal of their parents wedding vows after 50 years of devotion, dedication and commitment. The renewal ceremony was held where they first met 50 years ago, on the basketball court at Cynthiana City Hall.
    Presenting their mother Barbara for marriage were their three sons, Tom, Chris and Craig Morris. Bridesmaids were their two daughters, Tracy Morris-Brinkmeyer and Tina (Morris) Swinford.

  • Beta Sigma Phi Honors Night/ Founders Day celebration held

    The annual Honors Night/Founders Day celebration of Beta Sigma Phi met Monday, April 28 at the Christian Church. Omega chapter was in charge of the dinner and awards presentation. Bonnie Teater, president, read the 85th Founders Day message from International, which was sent by Laura Ross, daughter of founder Walter Ross.
    The new theme for the coming year is “Expand Your Family Tree.”
    With the idea that sorority is the family tree, members are encouraged to expand and find new members. Commitment to growth was recommended for all chapters.

  • Harrison County Garden Club to sponsor Yard of the Month contest

    The Harrison County Garden Club will sponsor the Yard of the Month contest again this year. If you encounter a particularly striking yard, or you are proud of your yard, call your nomination in to either Donna Yeager at 234-6621, Pat Slade at 234-8516, Karen Creger at 588-9356, or Joan Quisenberry at 859-988-1050.

  • Six Generations
  • Upcoming Events

    HOMEMAKER COMMUNITY DAY
    The annual Homemaker Community Day will be Friday, May 9 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Courthouse Square. There will be a variety of vendor stands, a bake sale, plant sales, and burger and steaks cooked by the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association. The alternate location will be Cynthiana Presbyterian Church in the case of inclement weather.

    ODDVILLE
    ALUMNI DINNER

  • Browning guest speaker at April DAR meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana Health Center on April 12.
    Regent Gail Kesterson 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 introduced Chris Browning who teaches Women’s History at the Maysville Community College in Cynthiana. We were privileged and enjoyed his presentation about various women during the American Revolutionary War.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Patricia Ann Adams, 65, and Charles Bronston Hanna, 65, married March 14, 2014.
    Tammy Sue Simpson Woodruff, 43, and Troy David Brewer Jr., 36, married March 8, 2014.
    Lisa Dawn Benson, 38, and Mark Allen Wagoner, 44, married March 15, 2014.
    Destany Faith Herrington, 20, and Travis Garnett Honaker, 21, married March 18, 2014.
    Jennifer Lee Dryden, 44, and Robert David Crouch, 34, married March 7, 2014.
    Dulcie Louise Wiglesworth, 45, and Michael Shane Holbert, 37, married March 14, 2014.

  • Museum Musings

    * Guardian of Liberty, Aug. 29, 1818 - “Save Your Rags. Three cents per pound in cash will be given for clean linens and cotton rags at the office of the Guardian; they will be taken in pay of subscriptions at this office for job printing.” (Recycling is not a new idea is it?)