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  • Cynthiana residents join Operation Christmas Child project for kids in need

    National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Gifts was observed Nov. 16-23.
    Nearly 28,900 children will soon experience the joy of Christmas, thanks to the combined efforts of the Cynthiana community and residents from surrounding counties. Residents packed empty shoeboxes with small items like toys, school supplies and hygiene items for Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse that sends gifts to children living in difficult situations around the world.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Ayden Parker Hayes, Oct. 22, son of Sara Hayes and Sam Hernandez.
    A holiday lamplight project is being sponsored by the Cynthiana Renaissance program to spark interest in the downtown shopping district. Nearly 30 creative decorated lamplights have been placed throughout the shopping district. The frames were made by the ATC students.

  • Gabel Zastian Stone Fryman

    Gabel Zastian Stone Fryman was born to Marlena and Kregina Fryman of Cynthiana on Nov. 25, 2015 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 6 lbs. 9 oz., and is welcomed by his sister, Kraglynn Fryman.
    Maternal grandparents are Patty and David Barker of West Liberty, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Geneva and Norwood Barker, Lovell and Gene Cantrell, and Myrtle and Pearl Cantrell.
    Paternal grandparents are Eugonda and Lee Fryman of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Zona and Dale Fryman, and Leroy and Ruthie Fryman.

  • Insko-Brooks exchange vows

    Jamison Brooks and Rose Insko were united in marriage on Oct. 3, 2015 at Elmarch Methodist Church with the Rev. Jeffery Jackson officiating.
    The couple are residing on Harrison Avenue in Cynthiana.

  • Preparing garden for winter

    Several years ago I made the mistake of leaving the water pump in the barn instead of storing it in the basement.  
    Well, I found out why Daddy always stored it in the basement during the cold days of winter.
    When I got the pump out to do some irrigation the following summer, the primer tank had split right open.  
    A little bit of moisture was left in the tank and it froze.  The tank is made of cast iron so imagine what a little moisture might do to your favorite terracotta pot.

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  • Barnett hosts November Omega chapter meeting

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority met at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library on Monday, Nov. 2. Patsy Barnett was hostess, with 10 members present.

  • Museum Musings

    * A season of thanks, patriotism, remembrance, veterans appreciation, gratitude - but not just for this season - but on each and every day - thanks.
    * Please visit the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum to enhance your gratitude. A large portion of the museum is dedicated to our veterans. Amidst the uniforms, pictures, artifacts, and flags is a section where one can sit and peruse and appreciate veterans’ stories, especially Harrison Countians..

  • Winter’s checklist part 1: Preparing garden for winter

    There are many gardening tasks that must be done or are better done in the fall of the year.  
    Things like cleaning up old plant material; fertilizing trees, shrubs and lawns; and protecting tender plants like hybrid tea roses and French hydrangeas.  
    These chores are all part of garden maintenance and taking care of them now will improve the quality of your garden later.
    Here’s a checklist to remind you of what needs to be done to get the garden ready for winter:
    Clean-Up