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  • Tristan Charles Wayne Hicks

    Tristan Charles Wayne Hicks was born Jan. 12, 2016 to Kateland (Kadie) N. Hicks and Branden T. Hicks at Georgetown Community Hospital.
    He weighed 8 lbs. 2.8 oz., and is welcomed by his brother, Kaleb Gabriel Thomas Hicks.
    Maternal grandparents are Bernadine E. Cooper and Ronald R. Jones.
    Paternal grandparents are the late Patricia Hicks and William Hicks.
    Great-grandparents are Rubye and Charles Cooper, Geneva Roark, Ruby McNees and the late William (Tommy) McNees.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Jaclyn McKee Powers, Dec. 22, daughter of David and Lyn Pretzsch Powers; Alyssa Elizabeth Webber, Feb. 3, daughter of Jon and Nikki Webber.
    Local skateboarders appear before the Cynthiana City Commission asking for money and approval for skateboarding ramps to be built. The Oddville Park master plan calls for a skate park on the Lebus Field side of the grounds. Insurance requirements would need to be checked on before any money for the ramps could be issued.

  • Harris named 2015 Clarence Horn Humanitarian award recipient

    Ron Harris to be recognized with Clarence Horn Humanitarian award for 2015. This award is given annually by the Salvation Army - Harrison County Service Unit in recognition of outstanding volunteer service in remembrance of past treasurer, Clarence Horn.

  • Outdoorsman Chad Miles named new host of popular “Kentucky Afield” television show

    A 41-year-old Mount Washington native is the new host of the Emmy Award-winning “Kentucky Afield” television show, a production of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.
    Chad Miles, who grew up pan fishing the Salt River and hunting rabbits and squirrels, will become the seventh host of the nation’s longest continuously-running outdoor television show. He succeeds Tim Farmer, who retired in December after hosting the popular show for the past 20 years.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Arion Samuel Rose, Jan. 25, son of Travis and Paula Rose.
    The Cynthiana City Commissioners give okay for the Cynthiana Police Department to move locations. The new location will be in the old health department building on East Pleasant Street. The move will result in the closing of the Locust Street sub-station.

  • Set some goals for the vegetable garden this spring
  • Fryman celebrates 90th birthday

    Luther Fryman celebrated his 90th birthday on Feb. 24.
    His wife Armetta and his children, Bobby, Jerry, Trudy, David, Randy and Rita wish him a happy 90th birthday.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Jan. 26, 1950 -- “The Clover Leaf Dairy has recently acquired all the equipment and good will of the Blue Grass Dairy here in Cynthiana, making the purchase of the interests of R.D. and W.A. Parks in the concern. The Parks, who also have been operating the Blue Grass Dairy Bar and Restaurant on South Main Street, have retained their ownership of this establishment.”

  • Harrison County 4-H Livestock Judging

    By Sidney Sowder
    FFA Teen Council member
    Did you know, according to the National 4-H Council, youth who are involved in 4-H, are more likely to succeed in other areas than their peers?
    More specifically, youth that are involved in livestock judging, have the opportunity to improve their critical thinking, leadership and communication skills along with building their self confidence. Livestock judging is the evaluation of animals, including cattle, sheep, goats and pigs, and the reasoning behind your placing.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Grayson Pate Mattingly, Jan. 16, daughter of Joshua and Amanda Mattingly; Marshall Carter Barton, Jan. 8, son of Lisa L. Welch and Joel C. Barton; Owen Bradley Shields, Jan. 13, son of Chris and Julie Shields.
    Internet safety program is being offered at Harrison County Middle School to help keeps safe while using the internet.
    Twelve Harrison County High School wrestlers reach state tournament which will be held at the Frankfort Civic Center.