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  • CHS Class of 1955 holds 60th reunion

    Is there anyone who doesn’t enjoy getting together with classmates and old friends??
    On Saturday, June 27, the Cynthiana High School held it’s annual Alumni Banquet. It was the 60th anniversary of the Class of 1955. This year’s banquet was held at the Harrison County Extension Office on New Lair Road. A meal was prepared and served by B & B Catering of Cynthiana. Officers, trustees and other graduates decorated each table with votive candles and green and white balloons, resulting in a festive look for the banquet.

  • Julien Frederick Evans

    Julien Frederick Evans was born to Tom Zack and Kayleigh Evans of Cynthiana on March 17, 2015 at Georgetown Community Hospital.
    He weighed 8 lbs. 14 oz., and is welcomed by his sister Audrey.
    Maternal grandparents are Tom and Junie Vallandingham of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are William and Sandy Vallandingham of Illinois, Les and Norma Nichols of Oregon, and Rosemary Duckworth of Cynthiana and the late Dillard Duckworth.

  • Museum Musings

    * TEMPUS FUGIT - How remarkable that this July 2015 the steadfast volunteers of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum will celebrate 21 years of preserving and sharing the history of this special community.
    * Since you are reading this special column today, you perhaps are a faithful reader of many years. The first Museum Musing was published as a promotion in The Cynthiana Democrat shortly before the museum actually opened on July 22, 1994.

  • Reunions

    CLARK
    Descendants of George Allen Clark Sr. and Mary Ann Howard Clark will hold their family reunion on Saturday, July 25 at the home of Marsha Clark Martin in Mt Sterling, Ky.
    A potluck buffet will start at 12:30 p.m. For directions call Dorothy at 859-608-1173.

    EARLYWINE
    The annual Earlywine reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 2 at Blue Licks State Park, at the small shelter by the mini golf course and playground.

  • Summer insects suck and chew on plants

    The insect world has countless sucking and chewing pests.  
    One of the most difficult questions to answer, and I get asked it often, is “what’s eating my plant?”  
    It could be a chewing beetle, or caterpillar; or it could be a sucking spider mite, bug or aphid, among many, many others. The current heat adds an additional component to the problem … many insects love this sort of disagreeable weather and can multiply more rapidly as a result.
    There are a couple of indicators of the type of pest problem you may have.  

  • Moore-Gauze to marry July 25

     Emma Moore, daughter of Kim Moore and Dwayne Moore, all of Cynthiana, and David Gauze, son of Jennifer Gauze and James Gauze, all of Cynthiana, announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding.

    The ceremony will be held July 25, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. at Calvary Assembly of God, Cynthiana. A reception will follow at 4:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana Elks Lodge.

  • Foliar diseases spread in wet weather

     The wet summer so far has made for a great weed season and some soggy looking vegetable gardens.  

  • Way Back When

     10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Denver Scott Reffett, June 28, son of Michael Reffett and Laura Fryman; Allyson Renee Taylor, June 16, daughter of Josh and Cassidy Taylor.

    Groundbreaking will take place for the new Hospice of the Bluegrass facility on Oddville Avenue.

  • Risk of heat-related health problems increases with age

     Summer weather can pose special health risks to older adults and people with chronic medical conditions. It is critically important that adults particularly susceptible to hyperthermia and other heat-related illnesses know how to safeguard against problems. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, has some tips to help avoid the hazards of hot weather. 

  • Reunions

    CLARK

    Descendants of George Allen Clark Sr. and Mary Ann Howard Clark will hold their family reunion on Saturday, July 25 at the home of Marsha Clark Martin in Mt Sterling, Ky.

    A potluck buffet will start at 12:30 p.m. For directions call Dorothy at 859-608-1173.

     

     FRYMAN