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  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Brooklynn Paige Gaunce, May 10, daughter of Tony and Christin Gaunce; Hunter Dwayne Linville, May 18, son of David and Angela Linville; Tommi Ann Russell, May 9, daughter of Robbie Russell and Melody Morgan.
    Snappy Tomato, a Northern Kentucky pizza delivery chain, opened in Cynthiana on June 2, and is located at 219-9 Walnut St. (Bridge Street Shopping Center). Mike Gayhart is the owner of the new business.

  • Water Aerobics to begin June 17

    A Water Aerobics class will begin Monday, June 17 and continue through Monday, Sept. 2. Classes will meet at the Cynthiana Country Club pool from 9-10 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Fees for the class are $50, payable to the Cynthiana Country Club, plus $1 for each class attended, paid to the instructor.
    The $50 fee is waived if the participant is a full or limited member of the Country Club. Registration will be immediately before class on June 17.
    For more information call Kelley Brunker at 859-234-4898.

  • Boy Scout Troop 76
  • Dawsons to observe 50th anniversary

    Jerry and Charlene McCauley Dawson will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on June 15. The couple was married at Republican Christian Church by the Rev. Ben Moore, assisted by Marvin Johnson, in June of 1963.
    In honor of this occasion, a reception will be held on Sunday, June 9 at the Cynthiana Christian Church from 2-4 p.m. Friends and family are invited to attend. Please, no gifts.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Alexys Faith Switzer, May 5, daughter of Randy T. and Angye D. Switzer; Riley Scott Warmouth, May 18, son of Richard and Andrea Warmouth.
    Harrison County Farm Bureau welcomes their new adjuster, Joe Etris.
    • The only known moonbow in the western hemisphere can be seen at Cumberland Falls near Corbin.
    • Stoner Creek in Bourbon County was named for Michael Stoner, a companion in Daniel Boone.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Reunions

    ANNESS
    Family and friends of James and Julia Anness will meet for a reunion at Northside Elementary School on Sunday, June 2 at 12:30 p.m. Bring a covered dish to share.

    ARNOLD
    The 66th annual Arnold reunion will be held Sunday, June 9 at the Mt. Caramel Christian Church on U.S. 27 South at 12:45 p.m.

    HATFIELD-WORKMAN
    The Hatfield-Workman reunion will be held at Flat Run Veterans Park (shelter area) on June 9. A potluck meal will be served at 12:30 p.m.

  • Five Generations
  • Peonies are long-lived in the garden

    A couple of weeks ago one of the prettiest flowers in the garden started to bloom.  
    This great cut-leaf Japanese peony, Paeonia tenuifolia, opened its simple ruby-colored petals to reveal bright yellow stamen.  
     The finely cut foliage, reminiscent of the most finely cut foliage of a Japanese maple, allows the plant to be interesting in the mixed border the rest of the growing season, too.  

  • Barkleys to celebrate 40th anniversary

    Bob and Velma Barkley of Cynthiana will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on May 25. They were married on May 25, 1973 at the First Methodist Church by the Rev. Earl Curry.
    Bob is a retired Chief of Police from the Cynthiana Police Department and Velma is retired from the Square D Company, Lexington, after 49 years of service.

  • Wades to celebrate 1st anniversary May 30

    Wesley and Jessika Wade of Harrison County will celebrate their first year anniversary on May 30. They were married on May 30, 2012 in Hawaii.
    Wesley is the son of Gerald and Bonie Wade of Cynthiana. He is a graduate of Harrison County High School and is employed by Solution Dispersion.
    Jessika is the daughter of Libby Zimmerman and Bobby Neace and the granddaughter of Janice Moore, all of Harrison County. She is a graduate of Harrison County High School and is employed by Redd-Brown and Williams Construction Company.
    They reside in Bourbon County.