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  • Cynthiana girl turns 100 on Sept. 17

    Julia Mae Carr was born in Harrison County on Sept. 17, 1915, to Julius Coleman Carr and Dora Lea Marshall.  
    She had an older sister, Mary Blanche Carr Ravenscraft, and a younger brother, Julius Coleman Carr Jr. Her family farmed both in Bourbon and Harrison counties.  
    Julia attended Ewalts Crossroad School. The last family farm was in Harrison County on Hicks Pike near Cynthiana.  

  • Tips to keep your cool during an emergency situation

    When it comes to natural disasters, it’s a matter of when – rather than if – one will strike. This September, during National Preparedness Month, is the perfect time to make sure you and your family are prepared for emergency situations. Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company have crews and employees behind the scenes working around the clock to meet the needs of our customers and respond to emergencies.
    Follow these five tips to keep your cool, remain safe and become prepared.
    Make a plan.

  • Wood chips and soil fertility

    I am in need of chips. Wood chips, that is. I grew up being warned about using fresh wood products as mulch or soil amendments because, in theory, as the wood broke down it would tie up valuable nitrogen, stealing it away from the plants.
    Recent conclusions based on old and new field research- and practical experience- suggests otherwise. I have found that wood chips make an excellent soil conditioner and weed suppressant (almost more critical this year).

  • Marriage Licenses

    Emma Lee Moore, 18, and David Austin Gauze, 20, married July 25, 2015.
    Hannah Reed Whitson, 22, and Ethan Ray Shuler, 23, married Aug. 1, 2015.
    Kristen Renae Aubrey, 20, and Justin Wallace Barnes, 20, married Aug. 1, 2015.
    Denise Faith Buckler, 23, and Nathaniel Lewis Craycraft, 26, married Aug. 2, 2015.
    Kelli Deanne Bishop, 20, and Kyle Allen Burdine, 21, married Aug. 8, 2015.
    Angela Dawn Strong, 23, and Jordan Cody Palmer, 22, married Aug. 10, 2015.
    Sheila Jo Waller, 48, and Charles Ray Neace, 49, married Aug. 13, 2015.

  • Moore to host Autumn Art Exhibit at Hospice

    Herby Moore, a Harrison County artist, will be hosting an “Autumn Art Exhibit” at Hospice of the Bluegrass-Cynthiana. Moore’s paintings will be located throughout the Hospice office from Sept. 18 through Oct. 30.
    Moore’s career began with his first painting of the historic “Covered Bridge” in 1962. He attended the Cincinnati Art Academy and also the University of Kentucky.

  • Reunions

    PICKETT
    The Pickett reunion will be held Sept. 13 at the blue building at the Scott County Park, beginning at 11 a.m.

    CLASS OF 1958
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1958 will hold its 75th birthday celebration on Sept. 12 at Cynthiana Christian Church. The event will begin at 1:30 p.m.

    LINVILLE
    The annual Linville reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 13 at Flat Run Veterans Park, Oddville Avenue, from 12-4 p.m.

  • McCauley to celebrate 100th birthday

    Ruby Lou Dailey McCauley will be celebrating her 100th birthday on Sunday, Sept. 27, from 3-4:30 p.m. at Grand Haven Nursing Home, 105 Rodgers Park Dr., Cynthiana.
    She was born Sept. 29, 1915, to the late Frank and Lillie Florence Dailey. She is the wife of the late Roscoe H. McCauley and mother of two daughters, Bonnie Harlene (Howard) Welch and Vivian Ann (Jerry) Brunker.
    Family and friends are invited to express birthday wishes with a visit or card.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, March 27, 1930 -- “The Terry-Marsh-Cummins Co. leased the fixtures and sold the stock of the Dixie Inn, Main Street, operated by R. A. Karrick to Mrs. C. Biancke and Joe Biancke, who will take possession of the business about April 1, when a number of changes will be made. Mrs. Biancke and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Whitaker will have apartments on the second floor of the building.”

  • Mental Health Matters event planned for Oct. 5 at HCHS

    There has been increasing interest regarding the need for mental health awareness in our community. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) on Campus at Maysville Community & Technical College opened this dialogue last year and received great support.

  • Woodford-Florence to marry Sept. 19

    MaLeah Grace Florence announces the forthcoming marriage of her mother, Brittany Denise Woodford, and her father, Sean Michael Florence, on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. at Central Christian Church of Cynthiana.
    Woodford is the daughter of Kim Bowles of Georgetown.
    Florence is the son of Mike Florence of Cynthiana and Kelly Florence of Lebanon, Ky.
    A reception will follow immediately after the ceremony. All family and friends are invited.LPO