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Living

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Corbin Anthony Christopher Wayne Whisman, April 27, son of Jessica Whisman and Jared McKinney.
    The recently renovated old Harrison County Jail at the corner of Pike and Poplar streets held its grand opening ceremony. The jail closed in 1983.
    The Harrison County Thorobred Players spring musical “Annie” to open this weekend. They will be performing four showings at the Harrison County High School.

  • Author visit
  • Himes selected to represent Kentucky in Miss Earth pageant

    Cynthiana’s Katie Himes has been selected to represent Kentucky as Miss Earth Kentucky United States 2016 and will compete for the title of Miss Earth United States in Washington. D.C. at the end of July.
    The winner of that will go on to an international pageant. Last year’s pageant was held in Vienna, Austria. The pageant is acclaimed for searching for the most beautiful women of the Earth to serve as role models dedicated to upholding the advocacy to preserve and restore the Earth.

  • I’m a Little Teapot event
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Carson Thomas Landrum, April 8, son of Kevin and Debbie Landrum; Carlie Jo Mullett, March 14, daughter of Vernon and Leslie Mullett; Emma Ruth and Madison Sue Renaker, March 4, twin daughter of Will and Jennifer Renaker.
    Gov. Ernie Fletcher vetoed a $1 million allocation to the Maysville Community and Technical College/Licking Valley Campus for an expansion (more classrooms to support a nursing program).

  • Living green...a matter of choice

    Green Living means living in a way that causes as little harm as possible to the Earth. “Green living” refers to choices and activities that have a positive impact on our natural environment without reducing the quality of our lifestyle. The practice of living green minimizes or eliminates toxins from our environment and reduces harmful actions that affect our environment. Reliable information regarding green living and green products leads to better decisions and practices.

  • Swing donation
  • Kadence Elizabeth Moore

    Kadence Elizabeth Moore was born to Nicholas Wayne Moore and Jacqueline Marie Coppage of Cynthiana on Monday, April 18, 2016 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Lewis Allen Coppage and Anita Dawn Gaunce of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Barbara Wheater and Lewis and Casity Coppage and Patty True and Curt Bartram.
    Paternal grandparents are Darlene Moore of Falmouth, Ky. and the late Douglas Wayne Moore; paternal great-grandparents are Gladys Moore and Ellis Gentry and Wanda Faye Gentry.

  • Mow high for lawn health

    I don’t worry about my lawn so much; I see all the weeds, yellow dandelions and purple violets as food for our growing lambs.  
    As the grass grows, I think, “Where will I move them next?”  
    I do understand, however, that this is not the point that most people are operating on.  Most do worry about the appearance of their lawn, but the funny thing is that many of our lawn care habits actually create additional problems that need some sort of intervention.  

  • Kelly Miller Circus coming to Cynthiana on May 11

    The Kelly Miller Bros. Circus will be coming to Cynthiana on Wednesday, May 11 at Flat Run Veterans Park.
    Show performances will be held at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available at the Parks and Recreation Department or online at www.kellymillercircus.com. Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children. Tickets day of show will be $16 for adults and $8 for children.
    The public is welcome to watch the set-up free of charge on the morning of the show beginning at 8 a.m.