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Living

  • Summer Food Service Program available

    The Harrison County Board of Education is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.
    Meals will be provided, at a first come, first serve basis, at the following sites through Aug. 4, Monday through Friday from 12-12:30 p.m. each day.
    River Road Ball Park; Berry City Park; Hillside Apartments; Harrison Estates, 1175 Wornall Lane.

  • Reunions

    RICHARDSON, FRANKLIN AND RITCHIE
    The Richardson, Franklin and Ritchie reunion will be held Saturday, July 8, 2017, at the Richardson home place on Peak Lane.
    Meat and utensils furnished, bring covered dish and drink. Lunch served at 12. For information call 859-954-8337 or 859-298-2001.

  • Reunions

    HCHS CLASS OF 1967
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1967 will hold their 50th class reunion on Aug. 19 from 6-11 p.m. at The Hilton Garden Inn in Georgetown, Ky.
    Tickets are $45 per person. Deadline for ticket payment is June 30. Make checks to HC Class of 1967, in care of Wanda Gaunce, 436 Colony Drive, Cynthiana, KY 41031.

  • Reunions

    HCHS CLASS OF 1972
    The Harrison County Class of 1972 will hold its 45-year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Ashford Acres Inn, 1801 KY 36 East,  Cynthiana. The cost is $25 per person with an Aug. 1 deadline to pay. No money will be accepted at the door. There will be no refunds after Aug. 10. Payment may be sent to JoLynn Perraut, 2975 New Lair Road, Cynthiana 41031 or dropped off to Becky Paynter at the old courthouse on Main Street.

  • Swinfords to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Charles M. ‘Doc’ Swinford and Donna Burton Swinford will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 5, 2017.
    They have five children: Greg (Marilyn) Swinford, Steve (Regina) Swinford, Allen Moody (Tammy) Swinford, Kevin (Tina) Sullivan and Heather Swinford (Jimmy) Morris. They also have eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
    They were married on July 5, 1967. The ceremony was performed by Pastor Merle Farnsworth at the home of Donna’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Burton Sr. of Lawrenceburg, Ky.

  • Barnacles on plants are lichens

    Have you ever gotten blamed for something you haven’t done?  Most of us have experienced this and it is a dreadful feeling.  Well, there are a great many things we blame erroneously on one thing or another, and lichens are one of them. Lichens, often described as barnacles by worried gardeners, usually show up on woody plants after some sort of thinning or decline has occurred.  They are not the problem only the result of a change in the plant’s environment.

  • CHS Alumni Banquet welcomes 130 classmates

    The Cynthiana High School Alumni Banquet was held Saturday, June 24 at Cheers with 130 in attendance.
    President Dolly Ritchie, Class of 1956, called the gathering together. The invocation was given by Mary Lou Buckner Barnes, Class of 1957. A delicious dinner was served by Layne Tussey Catering. The Cynthiana Police Department Explorers served the meal.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Kaylee Elizabeth Fields, June 3, daughter of Scott and Starla Fields; Branson Lane Allen Kelly, May 22, son of Bobby and Mickey Kelly; Skylar Brooke Turner, May 12, daughter of Brandon and Tiffany Turner.
    Tonight is the longest day... of play event at the Oddville Avenue Recreational Park. The Community Health Partnership Wellness Committee will host the second annual event.
    Toddler Village Day Care is offering Safe Sitter Classes at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

  • Reffett-Brooks plan July 15 wedding

    Brian and Sabrina Reffett announces the engagement of their daughter, Laken Machelle, to Aaron Michael Brooks, son of Dr. and Mrs. Michael Brooks of Cynthiana.
    Reffett is a graduate of Harrison County High School and Midway College. She is employed by the Harrison County Board of Education at Harrison County Middle School.
    Brooks is a graduate of Harrison County High School and Morehead State University and is employed by 3M in Cynthiana.

  • Marshes celebrate golden anniversary

    Jerry and Lou Mary Marsh celebrated 50 years of marriage.
    The couple were married on June 16, 1967 at Beaver Baptist Church by the Rev. Buford Smith and continue to reside in Harrison County.  They celebrated this special occasion with friends and family at a surprise dinner hosted by their children Rick (Tammy) Marsh of Winchester and Jennifer Marsh (Robert Mundell) of Cynthiana, at the Prizing House.
    We appreciate all those that were able to attend.