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  • Cedar Ridge Donation
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • Cynthiana Elks donates country hams to Harrison County elementary schools

    The Cynthiana Elk’s Lodge #438 made its annual donation to the Harrison County Elementary Schools. They donated one country ham to each of the four schools to be used for their annual fall festival event. Presenting the hams was Exalted Ruler David Turner.

  • Rust diseases travel between host plants

    Last year our serviceberry was afflicted with a whimsical looking disease; the beautiful blue berries that appear in the summer looked like something from a Dr. Seuss book.  
    In a good year the cedar wax wings usually flock in and eat the berries as they ripen, not so last year.  
    The strange, white tubular protrusions that the berries were covered in not only looked funny but they kept the birds away, too.

  • Lenten Food Drive
  • Homemaker Briefs

    The Leesburg Homemaker Club has a membership of 15, with six active members and nine members-at-large. Besides serving in the office of County Homemaker President, Judy Morris serves as the Leesburg Club president.
    Morris was recently honored with an award for her years of various service in Extension at the Extension Leadership Event held March 18.
    Other club officers are Sue Burrier-treasurer and Carole Roberts-secretary.

  • Duncans celebrate 50th anniversary with family dinner

    Carl and Patricia Duncan celebrated 50 years of marriage on Feb. 9, 2013. The couple exchanged vows on Feb. 9, 1963 in Oxford, Ky. The wedding was officiated by the late Rev. Charles Egbert. Their attendants were Elwood and Linda Sharron.
    The Duncans are the parents of five children, Bobby Duncan, Larry Duncan, Connie Duncan Bell, Sherry Duncan Judy and Gary Duncan. They have 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
    They were honored with a surprise dinner given by their children and attended by 39 family members at The Vault in Cynthiana.

  • Price-Gray joined in marriage on Jan. 19

    Megann and Austin Haynes and Kayla and Nick Gray  announce the marriage of their parents, LaDonna Marlene Price and Timothy Dean Gray. Mr. and Mrs. Gray were joined in marriage on Jan. 19, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at their home in Paris, Ky.
    The bride was given to the groom by her son, Austin Haynes.  Kayla Gray, daughter of the groom, and Megann Haynes, daughter of the bride, served as bridesmaids. Nick Gray, son of the groom, and Austin Haynes, son of the bride, served as groomsmen.
    A reception with family and friends followed the ceremony.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Jacob Wayne Callahan, March 17, son of Jeremy W. Callahan and Hannah L. Fryman; Bradyn Clay Lukins, March 9, son of Nick and Ciji Lukins; Tyler Wray Thomas Navarre, March 18, son of Rob and Stacey Navarre; Hannah Elizabeth Norfleet, Feb. 27, daughter of Henry and Mary Gim Norfleet.
    The 46th annual Lions Club Auction to begin Monday.
    The grand opening of Jetubs, 102 S. Walnut St., will be held March 29.

  • Kaleb Gabriel Thomas Hicks

    Kaleb Gabriel Thomas Hicks was born to Kateland Nicole Cooper-Jones and Branden Thomas Hicks of Cynthiana on Dec. 26, 2012. He weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Bernardine Elaine Cooper and Ronald Ray Jones; maternal great-grandparents are Rubye L. Cooper, Charles L. Cooper and Geneva Jones Roark.
    Paternal grandparents are Patricia Ann Hicks and William Hicks; paternal great-grandparents are Ruby McNees and the late William Tommy McNees.