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Living

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Destinei Mae Hutchison, March 4, daughter of Amber Hutchison; Allie Elizabeth Jacobs, Jan. 19, daughter of Marty and Amy Jacobs.
    Harrison County Fiscal Court members discuss takeover of Griffith farm on US 62 W and extends Handy House committee deadline. University of Kentucky professor Phil Crowley asks that the county consider ownership of the Griffith Farm property. Right now, UK owns the travern house and 1.6 acres of the farm. Further discussion will take place at the next meeting.

  • Museum Musings

    * 1950 Telephone Directory -- “RCA Victor Television -- Exciting Television Fun Year In and Year Out -- RCA Victor gives big 52 square inch eye witness television -- Sales and Service -- Adams & Moore, 111 S. Main. Phone 354.”
    * Cynthiana News, Aug. 15, 1867 -- “Mr. J. M. Smith, the proprietor of the Livery Stable on Pleasant Street, authorizes us to say that the report that he had difficulty with one Wilhite on Walnut Street is false.”
    * Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) -- “If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?”

  • Snow, plants and deicing agents

    We have been trudging about in shin-deep snow for days now and the subzero temperatures have kept us on our toes as we try to keep livestock out of the wind and supplied with hay and water.
    Snow has an insulating effect, which is particularly useful when we do have frigid temperatures.  
    Ground level snow will actually protect the roots and crowns of perennial and woody plants but you may notice a little burn above the snow level when it comes to broadleaf evergreens.  

  • Rose-Cooper plan March wedding

    Lindsay Nicole Rose of Cynthaina, Ky., daughter of Trudi and Edward Rose of Cynthiana, and Christopher Wilson Cooper of Mt. Olivet, Ky., son of PeeWee Cooper and Clayton Insko, and the late Ronald Day Cooper, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.
    The ceremony will take place on March 7, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. at Leesburg Christian Church, with Sammy Harris officiating.
    The bride-to-be will be given in marriage by her parents, Trudi and Edward Rose.
    A reception will follow at Leesburg Christian Church.

  • Levi Thomas Coffey

    Levi Thomas Coffey was born to Steven and Ginger Coffey of Berry, Ky., on Dec. 19, 2014 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 10 lbs. 4 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Charles and Ann Courtney of Berry.
    Paternal grandparents are Tom and Dixie Coffey and the late Vivan Coffey, all of Falmouth, Ky.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Caiden Tyler Boyers, Feb. 18, son of Angela Lemons and Theodore Boyers.

  • All Sorority Social
  • Harrison County Adult Day Valentine’s event
  • Wildcats in Red Hats chapter competes 11th year together

    In January the Wildcats in Red Hats chapter met at Biancke’s with Wanda Gaunce as hostess and played Lazy Bridge at the home of Gaunce.
    Wanda Jones hosted the February meeting at Paula’s Restaurant and also played bingo.
    The chapter traveled to Rafferty’s in Lexington in March. The day was hosted by Kathy Brooks.
    Hostess Ruth Ann Perraut planned the day at Wilshires in Georgetown for the April get-together.
    In May, Marian Crawford hosted the ladies at The Cellar in Lexington.

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison Co. holds February luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, Feb. 13 for their monthly luncheon and meeting.
    Anna Ruth McLoney presided over the event. She welcomed club members and led all in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    Sue Burrier shared Spiritual Values and offered the blessing of the meal. The luncheon was catered by Layne Tussey. She served a meal of pork cutlettes, mashed potatoes, broccoli casserole, waldorf salad and dessert.