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  • Aubree RaeJean Pratrice Hunt

    Aubree RaeJean Pratrice Hunt was born to Kenny Hunt and Emily Bryant of Berry, Ky., on March 22, 2017 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 5 oz., and is welcomed by her brothers Eli and Koda.
    Maternal grandparents are Tony Bryant and Alice Clifford of Berry; maternal great-grandparent is Pat Evans.
    Paternal grandparents are Billy McCown and Susan McCown of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparent is Grace Malone.

  • Allie Lynn Carson

    Allie Lynn Carson was born to Joshua and Crystal Carson of Cynthiana on April 1, 2017 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz., and is welcomed by her brothers, Nathaniel, Landon and Clay.
    Maternal grandparents are Diana Herrington and Keith Bryant of Cynthiana and Randall Herrington of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Judy Fryman and Betty Moore.
    Paternal grandparents are Jeff Carson of Cynthiana and Shirley Carson of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are the late Charles and Peggy Carson.

  • Plant symbolism

    Plants have long been associated with symbolism. When the masses needed to be influenced it was more effective using plants and flowers to explain the mysteries of the world because most people were illiterate.  
    You may not have been able to read the words but you certainly could have related to the lessons taught by using flowers as symbols.  
    Christians were very good at this when explaining Christ’s life.

  • Root to host May Omega meeting

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met at the home of Bonnie Teater on Monday, April 3. Twelve members were present, and answered roll call by telling what they would like to do better. Replies ranged from speaking softly and wisely, exercising, weight control, yard work and weeds, and golfing, including making a hole in one.

  • Harrison Memorial Hospital
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: John Thomas Combs, Nov. 3, son of Rebecca and Shawn Combs; Layla LaQuesta Davis, Feb. 19, daughter of Natasha Teana White and Darri JaWayne Davis; Mallory Anne Fryman, March 9, daughter of Billy and Monica Fryman.
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum has moved to its new location at 122 S. Walnut St. in the old Rohs Theatre building.

  • Prepare houseplants for outdoors

    I am feeling optimistic about our springtime weather and am as anxious as anyone to move some of my houseplants outdoors: my gardenia looks terrible in the dining room and the jasmine down stairs seems to stare into space dreaming of better days; those days are coming, just be slow about the transition from indoors to out.  
    Nothing compares to the restorative powers of the great outdoors: more light, warmth, higher relative humidity and rain water, this is what all our indoor plants are longing for.   

  • Lakes to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Sue Carrol Moberly Lake and Robert Stewart Lake will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on April 8. They were married at Union Baptist Church on April 8, 1967.
    They have two daughters, Meredith Lake of New Orleans and Katherine Lake of Cynthiana.
    The photo of Robert and Sue was taken in 1967 at the home of Louise and Robert Lake on Republican Pike. Croquet was quite a sport then.

  • Mulch matters!

    Mulch has become a landscape staple, almost to a fault when it is over applied, smothering roots and girdling trunks.  
    When done properly is can help to suppress weeds, retain moisture and moderate temperature. These things can be achieved using a variety of materials but which type of mulch suits your needs best?
    Predominately, we use organic materials for mulching.  
    Organic mulches include plant or animal derived materials like wood chips, pine needles, tree bark, grass clippings, composted manure, and worm castings.

  • Connersville Mills donation