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  • Woman’s Club of Harrison County holds November luncheon meeting

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, Nov. 10 at Bluegrass Care Navigators. President Virgie Wells welcomed members and guests and led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance.

  • Holiday Grief Tips

    By Mary McKenzie,
    ACSW, ACHP-SW
    Bereavement Counselor
    Bluegrass Care Navigators

    As the holidays surround us, the absence of a loved one reminds us that it is not going to be the same this year. It is a time of mental worry and rehearsal of what the season may bring. This may be especially difficult when social contacts and even family think, “you should be over it by now.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Briley Madison Winkle, May 11, daughter of Chris and Melissa Winkle.
    River Road (Ky. 3016) may reopen by Friday. The road has been closed do to heavy rains on Oct. 23 causing the embankment to collapse, taking a section of the road with it. The collapse was discovered by highway workers who were removing trees blocking the road which fell over due to the problem.

  • Winterize strawberry patch to protect buds

    If you want strawberries from your garden next season you should do a little mulching now in order to protect the buds that have already been set. 
    These buds were set back in August, in fact. The weather was decent at the time so it should be a good year for the berries; as long as they make it through the winter unscathed. 

  • Sock Drive
  • Chocolate Hazelnut Meringues

    Chocolate Hazelnut Meringues
    Prep 25 min     Total 4 hr 0 min     Servings 40

    Ingredients
    4 egg whites, at room temperature
    1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
    1/2 cup granulated sugar
    1/2 cup powdered sugar
    2 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
    1/2 cup finely chopped toasted hazelnuts (filberts)

    Steps
    • Heat oven to 225°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper.

  • Easy Peppermint Marshmallows

    Easy Peppermint Marshmallows

    Prep 20 min   Total 8 hr 20 min   Servings 77

    Ingredients
    Butter for greasing
    1/3 cup powdered sugar
    2 1/2 tablespoons unflavored gelatin
    1/2 cup cold water
    1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
    1 cup corn syrup
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/2 cup water
    1 teaspoon pure peppermint extract
    8 to10 drops red food color

    Steps

  • Izabella Raye Crowdy

    Izabella Raye Crowdy
    Izabella Raye Crowdy was born to Crista and Richard Crowdy of Cynthiana on July 24, 2017 at Central Baptist Hospital.
    She weighed 8 lbs.
    Maternal grandparents are Steve and Rhonda Strawzell of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Philip and Deborah Crowdy of Coshocton, Ohio; paternal great-grandmother is Norma Thurman.

  • Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR holds meeting, genealogy workshop

    The Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR held a meeting and genealogy workshop with Jack Miller of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), Blue Licks Chapter, on Oct. 28. The meeting was held at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. This workshop was opened to the public and there were 18 people in attendance.
    Regent Jane Whitehead welcomed guests and members. The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance, The Daughter’s Pledge, The American’s Creed, and the Preamble were recited, followed by singing The Star Spangled Banner.

  • United Methodist Women holds November meeting

    The United Methodist Women (UMW) of the First United Methodist Church met Nov. 2 in the Sidney Haviland Room of the church. Members brought a salad. The meeting was to be held at the home of Cindy Cropper but her mother was seriously ill. Our thoughts and prayers are with her.
    Barbara Harris, co-president, called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone. She read a poem written by Jessie Bell Lemons entitled “Those Who Serve.”
    Secretary Oma Doyle read the minutes of the October meeting. They were approved as read.