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Living

  • 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. 

  • Custards to observe 40th anniversary

    Michael and Freda Custard will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 16.

     

     

  • Al-Anon members offer encouragement, understanding during the holidays

    The turkey on the kitchen counter was freshly thawed. An open refrigerator illuminated Laura McCoy’s predicament. Long ago she had earned her reputation as a master chef, but in recent years Laura usually disappeared and passed out before her extended family sat down to enjoy the dinner she had prepared.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Waylon Carter Perry, Oct. 27, son of Jimmy Perry and Tabatha Reed; Gavin Jackson True, Aug. 11, son of Greta Wohlwinder and Randy
    True.

  • Hospice of the Bluegrass hosts The Conversation Project

    November is National Hospice Month and on Tuesday, Nov. 11, Hospice of the Bluegrass will host a public forum to discuss the nationally acclaimed program, The Conversation Project, which is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care long before it is needed.
    The forum will be held at 7 p.m. in Bish Hall at the Cynthiana Christian Church.The event is free and open to the public. Please register by Nov. 10 by calling 859-234-6462 or emailing kkendall@hospicebg.org.

  • Museum Musings

    * Anytime of year is a great occasion to visit your Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum. However, Veterans Day is a most appropriate season. Observed on Nov. 11, Veterans Day is an official United States holiday to honor and thank those who have served or are serving in the armed services.
    * World War I was formally ended when the armistice was signed at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918.
    * George Canning -- “When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?”

  • Cynthiana DAR holds meeting and workshop

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR held a meeting and Genealogy workshop on Oct. 22 at the Harrison County Health Center. Gail Kesterson, regent, called the meeting to order.
    The DAR Ritual, the Pledge of Allegiance, the Americans Creed, and the Preamble were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    Kesterson read the President General’s message and the National Defense message.
    Minutes of the June 14 meeting were read and approved.

  • Claypool-Anderson plan Nov. 8 wedding

    April Claypool and Justin Anderson, both of Cynthiana, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    Claypool is a 2006 graduate of Harrison County High School, a 2014 graduate of MCTC-Licking Valley Campus, is a ADN RN at Harrison Memorial Hospital, and a paramedic at Browns Ambulance Service.
    Anderson is a 2003 graduate of Harrison County High School and is the store manager at Autozone.
    The ceremony will take place Nov. 8, 2014 at 138 Keller Waits Road. A reception will be held at the Elks Lodge. All family and friends are invited to attend.