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  • Allison receives most votes for the Cynthiana Idol title

    Each May for the last five years, hopeful singers in Cynthiana have been competing for the title of Cynthiana Idol.  
    Each year, one singer comes out on top of the grueling five-round competition that is part judges’ scores and part audience vote.  
    The five winners have very unique styles and each have an incredibly supportive fanbase.  
    So on Jan. 19, when all five previous winners brought their best to the stage of the Rohs Opera House for a one-night showdown, downtown Cynthiana was alive with energy and excitement.  

  • Love Letters to star Hendricks

    In what is becoming an annual tradition in downtown Cynthiana, A.R. Gurney’s touching drama, Love Letters, will once again be performed at the Rohs Opera House.  
    On Feb. 8, local couple Jody and Carolyn Hendricks will take the roles of Melissa Gardner and Andrew Ladd in this Pulitzer Prize nominated play.  
    Love Letters centers on just two characters, Melissa Gardner and Andrew Makepeace Ladd III.

  • Learning to accurately describe insect and disease in plants

    In a time when we all seek advice from experts, it is not only important to know what plants you have, but also to understand the nomenclature of symptoms caused by insect and disease problems.  
    “I’ve got this thing on my wacha-ma-call-it” won’t get you very far with a Google search or in person.  
    We need to know how to describe the “things” that we find on our plant material so a proper diagnosis and treatment can follow.
    There are several different scenarios that can threaten our garden landscape.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • Homemaker Briefs

    • Sock and Felt Snowman – Jan. 28, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., deadline Jan. 22. Cost is $2 each. Location – Harrison County Extension Office.
    • Quilt Club – Fourth Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m at the Extension Office. If no school, no club meeting.
    • Gourd Patch Club – Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. at the Extension Office.

  • Lancaster-Feeback exchange vows

    Lindsey Morgan Lancaster and Rees Edward Feeback were united in marriage on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Cynthiana Christian Church with the Dr. Don Graham officiating the ceremony.   Following the ceremony a reception was held at the Prizing House.
    Parents of the bride are Steve and Teresa Lancaster of Cynthiana. Parents of the groom are Eddie and Lisa Feeback of Cynthiana.
    The bride is a 2007 graduate of Harrison County High School and a 2011 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in nursing.

  • Keys to a long and successful life
  • Price-Gray to wed Jan. 19

    Megann and Austin Haynes and Kayla and Nick Gray announce the engagement of their parents, LaDonna Marlene Price and Timothy Dean Gray.  
    Price is a graduate of Maysville Community College, earning Associates Degrees in Applied Science, Office Technology as well as in Business Management.  She is employed by the Harrison County Board of Education as an attendance clerk at Northside Elementary.
    Gray is a graduate of Southern Police Institute in Louisville, Ky. He is retired as Chief of Police in Paris, Ky. and serves as a Paris City Commissioner.

  • Johnson- Courtney to marry Feb. 23

    Todd and Darla Johnson, Cynthiana, announces the engagement of their daughter, Kaitlin Ann Johnson, to James Carl Courtney, son of Carl and Tracy Courtney, Cynthiana.
    Johnson is a 2010 graduate of Harrison County High School, a full time teacher education major at Midway College and a full time employee at Verizon Wireless.
    Courtney is a 2006 graduate of Harrison County High School and a full time employee at 3M.

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, Jan. 14, 1910 -- “At the rink Tuesday night, Mamie Jett was awarded the prize for the best lady skating. There were six young ladies tied for the prize, and Tuesday night, Jett proved the winner. She was presented with a season ticket to the rink.”