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  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Braden Christopher Bell, March 1, son of Lovena Price and Chris Bell; Ian Michael Boland, Feb. 26, son of Rick and Meghan Boland; Brandon Lee Cummins, Feb. 27, son of Linda Smith and Roy Lee Cummins; Landry Tucker Gaunce Gray, Feb. 5, son of Larry and Regina Gray; Angus Donal Mann, Feb. 1, son of Bridgette and Tony Mann; Jeremiah Thomas Peveler, Feb. 2, son of Timothy and Cathy Peveler; Brian Nicholas Royalty, Feb. 26, son of Brian and Heather Royalty; Jakob Hayes Smith, Feb. 27, son of Roger and Stacy Smith.

  • Old Photo
  • Cool season weeds waiting in the wings

    If you are one of those who complains about weeds like it’s the end of the world then take note: The most common, cool-season annual and perennial weeds will be germinating any day now.  
    The obvious: They are easy to control if you just bend over and pull them up; or walk around the garden with a cultivator in hand, scratching up a patch here and there; or spot treat them with boiling water, in order to scald the foliage and roots; or use a conventional herbicide to easily knock them out while they are still young and tender.  

  • Doyle celebrates 80th birthday

    The children of A. J. and Wanda Doyle gave a surprise birthday party for A. J.’s 80th birthday. He was born Feb. 1, 1933 at Poindexter, Ky.
    The celebration was held at Indian Creek Christian Church with 70 family and friends attending. The theme was John Deere tractors, gardening, cattle and softball.
    A. J. has a 1942 John Deere tractor that was restored by his son John and shows it at all local tractor shows. He also raises a large garden where he gives away lots of vegetables.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Gabriella Reice Burns, Feb. 21, daughter of Douglas Lee Burns and Erin Ashley Burns; Megann Mariene Haynes, Feb. 6, daughter of Phillip and LaDonna Haynes.
    Harrison County recovering following an ice storm costing the city and county over $65,000. Debris from trees are being taken to the Handy Farm on Oddville Avenue where city crews are burning the brush.
    Harrison County Breds defeat second ranked Clark County Cardinals 57-52.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Homemaker Briefs

    Antioch/Robinson Homemakers
    The Antioch/Robinson Homemakers have been busy. The group collected $25 for the food pantry.
    Medicine bottles are being collected for foreign countries for the medicine distributions. Club members are also collecting money for a scholarship for 4-H Camp.
    Members are always volunteering for the fair, Recipes for Reading Program, the blood drive, and contributing to Coins for Change. The unit always gives to the Ovarian Cancer Drive with their membership dues drive.

  • Five Generations
  • HMH Auxiliary donates funds to purchase equipment

    The Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) Auxiliary completed 2012 with raising more than $26,000 for Harrison Memorial Hospital. The HMH Auxiliary Gift Shop made a profit of more than $16,541 and fundraising events sponsored by the HMH Auxiliary raised $10,300. All proceeds go directly to Harrison Memorial Hospital for the patients in the community.

  • Grannis-McNutt to marry April 27 at Cincinnati Zoo

    Kelsey Ann Grannis, daughter of Scott and Michelle Grannis of Cynthiana, and Patrick Walker McNutt, son of Bill and Mary Beth McNutt of Cynthiana, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    The private ceremony will take place on April 27, 2013 at 5 p.m. at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens. A reception will follow at the Cynthiana Country Club.

  • Spence-Campbell plan May wedding

    Lori Spence of Cynthiana announces the engagement of her daughter, Ashley Dawn Spence, to David Corey Campbell, son of Brian and Jennifer Campbell of Cynthiana.
    Spence is a 2012 graduate of Maysville Community College and is employed with Toddler Village Day Care.
    Campbell is a 2008 graduate of Harrison County High School and is employed with Securitas.
    The wedding is planned for May 25, 2013. Formal invitations will be sent.