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  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Madison Renae Ward, March 19, daughter of John and Ann Ward.
    Harrison County to start drug court. Drug courts are special courts offering substance abuse treatment as an alternative to jail time for non-violent criminal  offenders. This will in the long run prove more cost effective to the county and aid in cutting down on crime. The real purpose of a drug court is to treat addicts and make them productive members of society.

  • Extension Leadership Event will be April 8 at HCHS

    By Gary Carter, Co. ext. agent

    The 2014 Harrison County Extension Leadership Event will be held on Tuesday, April 8 in the Harrison County High School cafeteria.  Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the program and meal beginning at 6 p.m.

  • Veterans affairs advisor to be at MCTC/LVC March 27

    Maysville Community and Technical College is recognized as a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs Magazine.  

    Steve Crail, veterans affairs advisor, will be on the Licking Valley Campus to give information about veterans education benefits on Thursday, March 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

  • Ava Louise Furnish

    Ava Louise Furnish was born to Michael and Amy Furnish on Jan. 22, 2014 at The Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East.

    She weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz., and is welcomed by her sister, Karley and brother, John Michael.

  • Project Linus Blanket workday planned for Georgetown March 29

    The North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus invites the community to participate in a blanket workday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, at the First United Methodist Church, 1280 Lexington Road, Georgetown.

  • King-Sharp plan May wedding

    Jack L. and Amy C. King of Cynthiana announce the forthcoming nuptials of their daughter, Nicollette Leigh King, to Jared Lee Sharp of Cynthiana, son of Sharon and Jeff Marsh of Cynthiana, and Robert Sharp of Bowling Green, Ky.

  • Homemakers International Dinner planned for March 28

    The Harrison County Homemakers select a country to study each year. This year they chose to study the Philippines. The International Dinner committee has scheduled the dinner for Friday, March 28 at 6 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office.
    Josh Shepherd, a Cynthiana resident who once lived in the Philippines, will be the guest speaker.  The public is welcome to attend this dinner and hear about Josh’s experiences and the culture and people of this country. Traditional Filipino cuisine will be served.

  • Kinney hosts March DAR meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the home of Sarah Kinney on March 8. Guests and members were welcomed.
    Jane Whitehead, vice regent, called the meeting to order. The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance, Americans Creed and the Preamble were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    Jayne Newman read the President General’s message, Billie Jean Vanhook read the National Defense message and Whitehead read the American Indian Minute and the Conservation Minute.
    Minutes of the Dec. 9 meeting were read and approved.

  • Muntzes to observe 60th anniversary

    Donald D. and Mary Russell Muntz will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on March 20. The couple was married in New Albany, Ind. in 1954.
    The Muntz’s have five sons, Greg, Tony, Mark, Brad and Drew; and nine grandchildren, Mary Beth Hill, Brandi Marcum, Clay, Scott, Kacey, Katie, Austin, Blake and Jake Muntz; and four great-grandchildren.

  • Woman’s Club holds March luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison Country met on Friday, March 14 at the Hospice of the Bluegrass Community Room. Anna Ruth McLoney, president, welcomed members and guests then led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    Layne Tussey catered the luncheon. Lottie Barlow offered the blessing of the meal. Barlow also offered the Spiritual Values. She read a poem titled “How to be Happy.” It was an inspirational poem that reaffirms doing something for others makes a positive difference in their lives and ours as well.