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  • 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.

  • Himes is Miss Fayette County

    Katie Himes, a senior at Harrison County High School, was crowned Miss Fayette County on Jan. 29 at Georgetown College. This is a preliminary to the Miss Kentucky Scholarship Pageant that will be held July 14-16 at the Singletary Center for the Arts on the campus of the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Himes is also Miss Harrison County and has finished her year reign as Miss Teen America 2010.

  • Ammon-Davis remarry Feb. 4

    Dawn Angelina Ammon and Rodney Eugene Davis were remarried on Feb. 4, 2011, at the Harrison County Courthouse.
    The bride is the daughter of Clifford and Donna Ammon of Polk City, Fla. The groom is the son of Eugene Davis of Murphy, N.C., and Mary Forkner of Cynthiana.
    The couple was first married on March 30, 2002, and decided to remarry after a one-year seperation. The bride was given in marriage by their children, Aaron and Ariel Ammon.
    Magistrate Missy Lutz officiated the ceremony.

  • Landon Ray Carson

    Landon Ray Carson was born to Joshua and Crystal Carson of Cynthiana on Feb. 15, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs. 8 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Nathaniel Allen Carson.
    Maternal grandparents are Diana Herrington of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Judy Fryman and Betty Moore of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Jeffrey Carson and Shirley Carson, both of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Charles and Peggy Carson of Cynthiana.

  • Andrea Lynn Batte

    Andrea Lynn Batte was born to John H. and Bessie L. Batte of Mt. Olivet, Ky., on Feb. 2, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 5 lbs. 2 oz.
    Maternal grandmother is Virginia L. Stano of Far Haven, Mich.; maternal great-grandmother is Joyce Lathrop.
    Paternal grandparents are W. Kenneth Batte and Lillie C. Batte of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandmother is Helen W. Batte.

  • John McCalla Brenzel

    John McCalla Brenzel was born to John and Jouett Kinney Brenzel of Cincinnati, Ohio on Friday, Feb. 18, 2011. He weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz., and is welcomed by his brother, William.
    Maternal grandparents are Hall and Sarah Kinney of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are John and Joyce Brenzel of Louisville, Ky.
     

  • Edwards presents program on birds

    The Women’s Club of Harrison County met Feb. 11 at the Cynthiana Country Club. Virgie Wells, president, lead the pledge to the flag. Lois McCauley gave the blessing and Spiritual Values.
    Bob Owen gave a talk on the Community College’s new building and Cindy Hill provided the music of several old favorites.
    Bonnie Teater introduced Julie Edwards. Her program was all about birds, building nests, laying eggs and how much fun they are to watch.
    During the business meeting:

  • Stepping high with the Cyn-City Dancers

    You see them at several Harrison County functions, out-of-town functions, even at nursing homes. They will delight you with their variety of music and dance moves. They are the Cyn-City Dancers.
    Jeffrey and Laura Clifford began taking a couples dance lesson about 17 years ago, attending sessions where ever they could find them. Once confident of their accomplishments, they began instructing others interested in dancing. They taught couples dance for about four years before moving on to line dancing.