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  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Madison Cheyenne Bennett, Dec. 11, daughter of Michael and Michelle Bennett; Ashley Nicole Cram, Dec. 10, daughter of Glen Cram and Thelma Henry; Harmony Readawn Evans, Dec. 3, daughter of Sherman Evans and Misty Gaunce; Ayden Wayne Jones, Dec. 7, son of Kymberlie and Troy Jones; Michael Caden Douglas Stamper, Dec. 13, son of Ashley Stamper and Donald Mansfield.
    Harrison County Farm Bureau, 105 S. Main St., is moving to its new location on US 27 S.

  • Pinney hosts December DAR Chapter meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the home of Karrol Pinney on Dec. 8.
    Regent Melinda Rawlings called the meeting to order and welcomed the guest speaker, Juanita Herrington.
    The “DAR Ritual,” the “Pledge of Allegiance,” and the “American’s Creed” were recited, followed by singing of the “Star Spangled Banner.”
    Herrington gave an interesting review on a new book, Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand. The book was based on the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete and World War II hero.

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  • Great gift ideas for kids to give

    (StatePoint) Between family, friends, coaches and teachers, some children give as many holiday presents as they receive. Helping your child pick out great gifts can be tricky and often times, impersonal. This year, encourage your child’s creativity with easy kids’ crafts they’ll give as gifts. Do-it-yourself handmade gifts are a growing trend, thanks to the popularity of sites like Etsy and Pinterest.
    Here are a few suggestions for thoughtful gifts kids can give this holiday:

  • Miss Pre-Teen
  • Mastins celebrate 50th anniversary with family dinner

    Chapel and Rachel Drake Mastin celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 25 with their family at Biancke’s Restaurant after attending church together at Indian Creek Christian Church. They were married on Sunday, Nov. 25, 1962 at Curry United Methodist Church in Harrison County.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births to report this week.
    Community Education Center’s Christmas Angel program in is its ninth year. The project is limited to students, K-12, who receive free lunches.
    Retired guardsmen are collecting gifts for their Operation Christmas Care project for hometown men stationed at Fort Campbell.
    Harrison Memorial Hospital welcomes Richard Lee Risher, M.D. to their staff. Risher specializes in family medicine.
    UK medical center opens cancer clinic in Georgetown.

  • Laytart performs to benefit Senior Citizens Center

    The community is invited to a performance of Christmas piano music by Dr. Beth Laytart to help raise money for the Harrison County Senior Citizens’ Center.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Dec. 25, 1851 -- “We acknowledge the receipt of a present from I.T. Martin the shape of a can of Baltimore Cove Oysters. We appreciate such presents. Martin always keeps these ‘critters’ on hand. By the way, from the looks of things old ‘Santa Claus’ has made Martin his general agent. Martin’s is decidedly a variety and grocery store, full of everything, and running over with every manner of things belonging to Christmas times.”