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Living

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Christian Thomas Arnold, Aug. 7, son of Kevin and Jennifer Arnold; Christopher Scott Hay, Dec. 17, son of Angie Mullen and Scotty Hay; Karalynn Frances Jackson, April 20, daughter of Herschel and Tonya (Fryman) Jackson; Tristan Maclay Mitchell, May 3, son of Tim and Stacey Mitchell; Ashleigh Morgan Sparks, Jan. 20, daughter of Arleigh and Brenda (Saylor) Sparks.
    Local historian and co-founder of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, George Slade, has passed away.

  • CHS Class of 1960
  • Joshua Aiden Coy Wills

    Joshua Aiden Coy Wills was born to Ashley and Michael Wills of Cynthiana on Dec. 22, 2014 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 8 lbs. 8 oz., and is welcomed by his brothers, Drew and Anton, and sisters, Tracy, Emma and Bella.
    Maternal grandparents are Mary and Jesse Smith of Carlisle, Ky., and Harold and Kay Coy of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Virginia Coy and the late Harold Coy Sr., and the late Orvil Sexton and Martha Morgan.

  • Reunions

    DAILEY
    The Dailey reunion will be held June 14 at the Harrison County High School cafeteria. Doors will open at 10 a.m. with a meal at 1 p.m. Bring your favorite dish and drinks. Some tea and lemonade will be provided along with plates, utensils and ice.
    Also bring old pictures and information on marriages, births and deaths. If you need information contact Harlene Welch at 859-298-9460.

    HATFIELD-WORKMAN

  • Cox state finalist in Kentucky pageant

    Destiny Elizabeth Cox, 5, has been chosen as a State finalist in the National American Miss Kentucky Pageant to be held June 5-7 at the Crowne Plaza in Louisville.
    The National American Miss pageants are held for girls ages 4-18 and have five different age divisions. Destiny will be participating in the Princess 4-6 age division, along with other outstanding young ladies from across Kentucky.

  • CHS Class of 1955
  • Safe canning practices keep everyone healthy

    Gardens are beginning to bear the fruits of our labor. Soon, it will be time to start thinking about preserving some of the excess produce for winter months. Safety is of utmost importance for those of us who will be preserving food, because, let’s face it, no one wants to get sick from poorly processed food.

  • Eckler-Sexton plan June 27 wedding

    Mr. and Mrs. George Walters announces the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Autumn Rose Eckler to Phillip Ezekiel Sexton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Bostic, all of Cynthiana.
    Eckler is a 2009 graduate of Harrison County High School and a 2013 graduate of Georgetown College. She is employed in Bourbon County at Cane Ridge Elementary as a first grade teacher.
    Sexton is also a 2009 graduate of Harrison County High School and a 2013 graduate of the University of Kentucky. He is employed in Lexington at Dupree Financial Group as a financial advisor.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, May 1876 -- Harrison Hotel, Main Street, Henry C. Nebel, Proprietor. the attention of the public is invited to this house, which is furnished in excellent style and the table supplied with the best the market affords. Thankful to the public for past patronage, a continuance of the same is respectfully solicited.” (2015 - Some citizens will remember the Harrison Hotel as an elegant place where special lunches, dinners, meetings, events - proms, dances, graduations took place.”

  • Soil compaction is hard on a garden

    By Jessica Barnes, County extension agent for Horticulture
    Gardening season is in full force. It’s a good time to think about the soil in your garden plots and beds. Soil compaction creates an unfriendly growing environment for plants and is a serious problem for many home gardeners. But don’t worry, it is relatively easy to prevent.