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Living

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Jan. 4, 1918 -- “For Sale -- Columbia Flour, Mill Feed, Hay, Straw, Cotton Seed Meal, Linseed Meal, Tankage, Oyster Shells, Grit, Alfalfa Meal, Salve for Stock, Pratt’s Food and Remedies for Stock and Poultry -- Wm. Addams.” (A 1918 advertisement - any 2014 market for such?)
    * Log Cabin, Nov. 25, 1905 -- “A passenger and express wagon is being run between Cynthiana and Claysville every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday, by Mr. A. J. Cooper. Passengers, etc. are solicited.”

  • Once plants are on track for dormancy, start winter garden clean up

    Cooler temperatures, a touch of frost and some freezing overnight temperatures are all timely because it allows our plants to make the transition into dormancy.  
    Our winter chill is a bit early but it is inevitable; and predictions call for another memorable one. So, for our plants, the best scenario is to stay cool so they can do what they are supposed to do this time of the year.
    Temperature and day length are the primary factors that trigger dormancy and once plants are on track we can start doing some things to get the garden ready for winter.  

  • Sledding
  • Omega chapter to hold Christmas dinner Dec. 1

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority met at the home of Rosemary Lucas on Monday, Nov. 3. President Charlene Dawson led the opening ritual.
    During roll call, each member was supposed to  name their best friend, either from the past or present. Ten members were present.
    Program chairman Bonnie Teater introduced the evening’s program.
    Cheryl Case discussed expanding the family tree by adding new friends as part of our family. Using the book “Sweet Salt Air” by Barbara Delinsky, she read an essay on the art of friendship.

  • Cynthiana DAR hosts reception for Veterans Day celebration

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR members, hosted by Sarah Kinney, held a reception for the Veterans Day Celebration on Nov. 11.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • Local volunteers honored at KY-ASAP meeting
  • Oaklyn Carol Riley

    Oaklyn Carol Riley was born to Keela Milner and Patrick Riley of Cynthiana, on Sept. 4, 2014 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

    She weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz., and is welcomed by her brother Gunner Riley.

  • Avery Danielle Muntz

    Avery Danielle Muntz was born to Joshua and Ashley Muntz on Sept. 22, 2014 at The Women’s Hospital at St. Joseph East.

    She weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz., and is welcomed by her sister Madelynn.

  • Deer rut is on, time to protect young trees

    Last weekend marked open gun season in Kentucky and deer hunters hit the woods in their orange safety gear looking for the epitome of procuring local food. 

    I am not a hunter but I certainly respect hunters who lawfully hunt for food.