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  • Tolliver-Wilson exchange vows

    Charles Brandon Wilson and April Dawn Tolliver were married on Oct. 10, 2014.

  • Aubrey-Means to marry Oct. 25

    Edmun and Lisa Aubrey of Cynthiana announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittane Clare, to Justin Dakota Means, son of Roxanna Means and the late David Means.
    Aubrey is a graduate of Harrison County High School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Morehead State University.  She is employed by the Red Cross in Lexington, Ky., working with the Wheels Program.
    Means is a graduate of Harrison County High School and is employed by CMWA in Paris, Ky.
    Aubrey is the granddaughter of Odes and Barbara Nash and Sylvia Northcutt.

  • Annual NBWW will be Oct. 22-24

    Licking Valley Business & Professional Women’s Club and Business and Professional Women’s Foundation announces that the annual National Business Women’s Week™ (NBWW) will be held Oct. 20-24, 2014.
    NBWW offers communities, companies and organizations an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of workingwomen and companies that have made strides toward improving working women’s lives in their communities.
    NBWW is a significant way to observe and raise awareness about women in businesses and women-owned businesses in Cynthiana.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Amanda Gail Rose, 32, and Shawn William McElfresh, 42, married Sept. 24, 2014.
    Kristin Lynn Stump, 30, and Mitchell Ray Fogle, 30, married Sept. 27, 2014.
    Tiffani Lynn Collins, 27, and Austin Ryan Sparks, 27, married Oct. 4, 2014.
    Amber Renee Whalen, 23, and Brandon Lyne Carson, 23, married Oct. 4, 2014.
    Maria Magdalena Rivera Marin, 34, and Patricio Menchaca-Gutierrez, 38, married Oct. 6, 2014.
    Rebecca Ann Kiskaden, 27, and Christopher Gene Combs, 30, married Oct. 8, 2014.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Feb. 19, 1925 -- “The Blue Plate Restaurant - Try our delicious dinner if you are in town on Court Day. Everything good to eat - short orders - regular meals; W.H. Gulley, Proprietor. 7 S. Main St., Cynthiana, Ky.

  • Plant garlic, harvest sweet potatoes

    There are two categories of garlic to consider: Allium sativum, or softneck garlic, and Allium ophioscordon, or hardneck garlic.   
    Softneck garlic is the easiest and most widely cultivated because the bulbs are large and the cloves and skin are tight, which prevents moisture loss and allows for longer storage.  
    Through centuries of selection, softneck garlic has lost the ability to flower so it doesn’t expend energy on producing seed; instead the energy goes towards developing bigger bulbs underground.   

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Brynleigh Grace Fryman, Sept. 7, daughter of Amber Fick and Robert (Booter) Fryman Jr.; Addeston Paige and Kornelia Raye Lyons, Oct. 3, twins of Ray and Denise Lyons; Taylor Marie-Lynn Sutherland, Sept. 27, daughter of Susan Lynn Wagoner and Joseph Taylor Sutherland; Caroline Elizabeth VanHook, Oct. 2, daughter of Robby and Sandy VanHook.

  • New ideas to bring Halloween decor back from the dead

    (BPT) - Halloween has its fair share of iconic symbols: ghosts, witches, mummies and pumpkins, just to name a few. But if your home decor is becoming just as iconic, it may be time to change it up and take your decorating in a new direction.
    There are many directions you can go with a decoration theme. Certainly, the colors of black and orange can be integrated into the decor with the use of pumpkins or candles; these items still scream Halloween and can be displayed elegantly.

  • Safety and nutrition tips for Halloween

    (BPT) - Halloween night is swiftly approaching and parents want children to stay safe while having fun. It’s easy to take the tricks out of trick-or-treating with simple Halloween safety and nutrition tips.
    As you prepare to send off your little ghouls and goblins for a night of fun, keep in mind these tips from Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals:
    Prepare for trick-or-treaters

  • Be safe this Halloween by following these fire safety tips

    Glowing jack-o-lanterns, festive decorations, spooky costumes – Halloween offers tons of festive fun, but it does come with hidden fire dangers that can be truly scary. Fortunately, by following some simple safety precautions from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), you can ensure a day of safe fun for your family and trick-or-treaters.