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Living

  • Museum Musings

    * City Record Book -- Trustees Meeting, Thursday, Nov. 3, 1859 -- “Be it further ordained that it shall be the duty of said Patrol on duty at night for the time being to ring the courthous bell at 9 p.m.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Griffin Andrew Maners, April 18, son of Chris and Toni Rae Maners; Christopher Adam Northcutt, Aug. 22, son of Adam and Tabitha Northcutt; Celena Paige Richardson, Aug. 25, daughter of Amber Harney and Mark Richardson; Dylan Thomas Rose, June 20, son of Jennifer Parrish and Chris Rose; Logan Thomas Baker, Aug. 24, son of Donnie and Leslie Baker; Alexis Claire Morris, Sept. 11, daughter of Anthony and Samantha Morris; Lydia Masey Phillips, Sept. 21, daughter of Lacy Plats.

  • Retirement announced
  • Leith to travel to India
  • Gaunce-Tubbs to wed Oct. 29

    Michael and Michele Gaunce, Darlene Humphry, Terry and Theresa Tubbs announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Erin Frances and Aaron McClure.

    Erin is a 2009 graduate of Harrison County High School and is the director of Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter.

    Aaron is a 2007 graduate of Bourbon County High School and is a self-employed carpenter.

  • Easton Boone Florence

    Easton Boone Florence was born to Jason Boone and Savannah Lee Florence of Cynthiana on Sept. 16, 2016 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

    He weighed 8 lbs. 11 oz., and is welcomed by his sister, Alyssa Biddle.

    Maternal grandparents are Charles and Brenda Fryman of Carlisle, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are the late William and Virgie Sturgeon and the late Lillian Fryman.

  • Fyscher David-Todd Jones

    Fyscher David-Todd Jones was born to Matthew Jones and Keelie Conrad of Cynthiana on Sept. 6, 2016 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

    He weighed 8 lbs. 12 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Hunter Matthew Jones.

    Maternal grandparents are Todd Rickman and Leah Rickman of Richmond, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Carol Gould and Deborah Cole.

    Paternal grandparents are Betty B. Thompson and David Jones, and Tony Thompson of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Juanita Jones and Loretta Jones.

  • Colson Lee White

    Colson Lee White, son of Alec Keith White and Savannah Lee White was born May 26, 2016.

    He weighed 8 lbs., 6 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Cindy Bruce Walker and Timothy Lee Walker both of Owenton; maternal great-grantparents are David Bruce and Brenda Cook Bruce; the late Austin Bruce and late Juanita Colson Bruce; and the late Robert Lee Walker and the late Frances Mae Smith Walker, all of Owen County.

  • United Methodist Women gather to celebrate 150 years of service

    A county-wide gathering of United Methodist Women took place on Thursday, Sept. 22 at the First United Methodist Church.

    The celebration of 150 years of service, our legacy, has begun. On March 23, 2019, United Methodist Women, the world over, will be celebrating. Our focus until that date will be raising funds for an endowment that will continue our service for 150 more years.

  • Bacterial leaf scorch takes toll on pin oaks

    It seems that once again we, meaning the collective gardening public, have disregarded the imperative known as diversity … it applies to more than the plant world too.

    Before I get into the specifics of one current problem (and there is more than one) let me reflect on our past mistakes when biodiversity has been ignored. 

    Remember the elm-lined streets of days gone by…wiped out by the epidemic of Dutch elm disease.