• Roberts-Toomey to wed Friday

    Lauren Roberts, daughter of Trace and Sarah Roberts of Cynthiana, Ky., and Josh Toomey, son of Dawn and Bill Bryant and Richard Toomey of Georgetown, Ky., announce their forthcoming wedding.
    The wedding will take place on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 at The Cardome Center Black Barn.  The reception will follow the ceremony.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Serenity LeeAnne Florence, Aug. 12, daughter of Brittany Milner and Trinity Florence; Arista Nicole French, Aug. 13, daughter of Chad and Jessica French; Ethan Patrick Coy, Aug. 15, son of Joseph and Carrie Beth Coy; Kaydon Lee Custard, July 31, son of Tara Ross and James Custard; Cody Earl Fryman, Sept. 8, son of Joshua Fryman and Amanda Anness; Morgan Rae and Megon Renea Reffett, Sept. 9, twin daughters of Santana Perkins and Billy Reffett.

  • Chiles wins 2nd place in photo contest
  • Reunions

    The descendents of James John and Will Courtney will hold their annual reunion on Saturday, Oct. 3. This year it will be held at the Pleasant Green Church fellowship hall. We will once again have a white elephant sale. All you need to bring is your gift, family, friends and food.
    The potluck meal will begin at noon. Any questions call 859-234-1903, 859-234-1870 or 859-234-9486.

    The Ishmael reunion will be held at the Falmouth Fairgrounds on Sept. 27 at noon. Bring a dish and join us.


  • Thomas places fourth at Miss Teen Pageant

    Aletha Thomas of Mount Olivet recently placed fourth out of 75 girls at the Miss Teen Pageant. On top of placing fourth in her age division, she won overall Miss Photogenic out of 139 girls. This won her an all expense paid trip to Nationals, which will be held in December in Orlando, Fla.
    Thomas will be competing in Orlando for over $40,000 cash prizes and a new car. Her trip consists of six days and five nights at the Rosen Center Hotel.

  • Woosleys to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Larry Taylor Woosley and Linda Sue (Cain) Woosley will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 17.
    The couple was married on Sept. 17, 1965 by the Rev. George Randolph at Headquarters Methodist Church in Nicholas County.
    A celebration was held Sunday, Sept. 13 at the Elks Lodge in Cynthiana by their children and grandchildren.
    Thanks to all family and friends who helped them celebrate.

  • Insko-Brooks to exchange vows

    Jamison Brooks, son of Jimmy and Ana Mae Brooks, and Rose Insko, daughter of Randy Insko, will exchange vows on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 at Elmarch Methodist Church  at 4 p.m.
    A reception will follow at the Cynthiana Country Club and will include supper and dancing.
    All friends and relatives invited.

  • Woman’s Club holds September luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Friday, Sept. 11 at Hospice of the Bluegrass.
    Cheryl Case presided over the meeting. Case welcomed members and guests. She introduced her guest Reba Fuller and Georgia McCauley who was a guest of Violet Williams.  
    Shelia Jameson offered the blessing of the meal. The luncheon was catered by Layne Tussey. She served tomato stuffed with chicken salad, pasta salad and derby pie.  

  • Cynthiana girl turns 100 on Sept. 17

    Julia Mae Carr was born in Harrison County on Sept. 17, 1915, to Julius Coleman Carr and Dora Lea Marshall.  
    She had an older sister, Mary Blanche Carr Ravenscraft, and a younger brother, Julius Coleman Carr Jr. Her family farmed both in Bourbon and Harrison counties.  
    Julia attended Ewalts Crossroad School. The last family farm was in Harrison County on Hicks Pike near Cynthiana.  

  • Tips to keep your cool during an emergency situation

    When it comes to natural disasters, it’s a matter of when – rather than if – one will strike. This September, during National Preparedness Month, is the perfect time to make sure you and your family are prepared for emergency situations. Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company have crews and employees behind the scenes working around the clock to meet the needs of our customers and respond to emergencies.
    Follow these five tips to keep your cool, remain safe and become prepared.
    Make a plan.