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Living

  • Walters plan trip for 50th anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Art Walters celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 9, 2013 at The Bell House in Lexington, Ky. Out of town guests included Bill and Jan, Kevin and Michele, and Emma Platt from Tampa, Fla.
    They were married June 1, 1963 at Cynthiana Methodist Church by the Rev. Henry Walters, uncle of the groom. She was the former Freda Jane Platt, a native of Cynthiana, graduate of Cynthiana High School Class of 1959. Art graduated from Harrison County High School Class of 1955. They have lived in Lexington since 1972.

  • Reunions

    FRYMAN
    The Henry N. and LuMara Fryman family reunion will be held July 21 at Unity Christian Church on Hwy. 36 W. Cynthiana, Ky. Descendants include families of Edward and Nettie Fryman, Ottis and Minnie Fryman, Florence and Dove Wagner, Ada and Wilford Wagner, Clara and Orie Florence, Ida Jane and James Snapp.
    A potluck lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Cutlery will be provided. Bring drinks. Come and enjoy family, fellowship and good food.

    MASTIN

  • Brantley Clifford Slucher

    Brantley Clifford Slucher was born to Jakob and Jenny Slucher of Cynthiana on May 20, 2013 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 6 lbs. 4 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Tressie Faulkner of Cynthiana and Jerry Faulkner of Berry; maternal great-grandparents are Martha Brown and the late Donald Brown and Adrian and Georgia Faulkner.
    Paternal grandparents are Steve and Cathy Slucher of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Mary Carr of Cynthiana and the late Martin Carr and Faye Slucher of Cynthiana and the late Hugh Slucher.

  • Keith Lee Jones Thompson Prather

    Keith Lee Jones Thompson Prather was born to Steven and Brenda Prather of Berry, Ky., on July 5, 2013 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 3 oz., and is welcomed by his brothers, Robert Prather and Jesse Thompson, and sisters, Sheawanda Thompson and Larrinda Prather.
    Maternal grandparents are the late James S. Thompson and Barbara Thompson of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Larry and Linda Prather of Berry; paternal great-grandparents are Mattie Brannock and the late Robert Brannock.

  • Museum Musings

    * If you are reading this edition of Museum Musings, hopefully you are a longtime supporter of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum or perhaps you appreciate history or perhaps you are a newcomer. Regardless of your situation, please come visit the museum. Truly, you will find something of interest. There is much to see, learn, and enjoy.
    * The Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum is located in the old Rohs Theatre Building on Walnut Street. Volunteers open the museum for you and yours on Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. There is no charge for admission.

  • Black Tar in the Bluegrass: A law enforcement perspective on heroin

    By Kevin M. Wilson
    Heroin use is typically associated with big-city subcultures. But in recent months, rural communities, including every county in Central Kentucky, have been forced to deal with this major threat to public health.
    In a recent interview with Detective Robert Puckett, a special drug enforcement investigator for the Kentucky State Police, to discuss the emergence of heroin in the region.

  • Kelly-Clifford to wed July 20

    LaDonna Joy Kelly and John-Mulloy Clifford announce their upcoming marriage.
    Kelly is the daughter of Larry and Joyce Kelly of Mt. Olivet and the granddaughter of John and Judy Conley of Cynthiana and the late Terry Mattox and the late David “Slick” and Doris Kelly.
    Clifford is the son of Susan and Danny French of Mt. Olivet, and John and Teresa Clifford of Paris and the grandson of Kenneth and Marie Clifford of Cynthiana, Jane French and Dale and Judy French of Mt. Olivet, and the late Bill and Emma Hugh Wallace of Falmouth.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births reported this week.
    Bourbon Bancshares, holding company for Kentucky Bank, to purchase First Federal Savings Bank, and its holding company, Kentucky First Bancorp. The transaction provides for Bourbon Bancshares to pay Kentucky First Bancorp stockholders $23.25 in cash per share of common stock. The purchase price is estimated at over $20.5 million.
    • At 754 West Main Street, Lexington, is the old brick residence where Mary Todd lived before her marriage to Abraham Lincoln.

  • Maleah Grace Florence

    Maleah Grace Florence was born to Brittany Woodford and Sean Florence of Cynthiana on May 21, 2013 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 8 lbs. 11 oz.
    Maternal grandmother is Kim Bowles of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Glenn and Sylvia Doolin and Mike and Cheri Workman; maternal great-great-grandfather is Charles Doolin.

  • Reunions

    FRYMAN
    The Henry N. and LuMara Fryman family reunion will be held July 21 at Unity Christian Church on Hwy. 36 W. Cynthiana, Ky. Descendants include families of Edward and Nettie Fryman, Ottis and Minnie Fryman, Florence and Dove Wagner, Ada and Wilford Wagner, Clara and Orie Florence, Ida Jane and James Snapp.
    A potluck lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Cutlery will be provided. Bring drinks. Come and enjoy family, fellowship and good food.

    RICHARDSON,
    FRANKLIN, RITCHIE