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  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Joshua David Nemo Bennett, Nov. 11, son of Bruce and Andrea Withers Bennett; Abigail T. Thomas, Jan. 6, daughter of Rachael Hardy and Jonathan Thomas; Eva Kate Probus, Dec. 10, daughter of Todd and Kelly Probus; Emma Brooke Withers, Jan. 29, daughter of Jeromy Russell Withers and Kasey True Hitch.

  • Museum Musings

    * Linda Nemec Foster -- “New Year -- The sky fills with sun. Stark branches stand still, embrace snow, and memorize the silhouette of each lace-patterned flake. The season’s embroidery.”
    The following items are from The Log Cabin, Cynthiana, Ky., Friday, Jan. 16, 1942:
    * “In a statement issued yesterday the Harrison County Health Department warns the public that many cases of whooping cough are being reported in Cynthiana and Harrison County.”

  • Dawson hosts January Omega chapter meeting

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority met on Monday, Jan. 5 at the home of Charlene Dawson, with 11 members answering roll with  their favorite family memory.  
    Correspondence from International included dates for an upcoming convention in Kansas City, and a reminder about gifts available thru the main office.
    Treasurer Linda Root gave the monthly report, and bills were presented and paid. She was going to check on possible changes in our current banking situation and report the next meeting.  

  • Breakthroughs for Circuit Clerks’ Organ Donation Awareness Program

    The Circuit Court Clerks of Kentucky made 2014 a momentous year in the fight to save lives. With 998 Kentuckians on the waiting list for an organ transplant, there is no better time to join the Kentucky Organ Donor Registry.

  • New Millennium Club
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Alaina Rose Coppage, Dec. 10, daughter of Michael and Lori Coppage; Ashante Skye Wiglesworth-Stafford, Jan. 11, daughter of Nikki Wiglesworth and Daniel Stafford; Lilyan Grace Winkle, Oct. 15, daughter of Kelvin and Laura Winkle.
    News anchor for WKYT-27, Lexington, Amber Philpott (formerly of Harrison County), visits Westside Elementary on 100th day of school and met up with her grandfather Goebel White. She is the daughter of Gary and Theresa Philpott and the granddaughter of Eula Philpott and Gayle White.

  • Project Linus Make-a-Blanket Day planned for Feb. 21

    The North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus invites the community to participate in its Make-A-Blanket Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21, at the First United Methodist Church, 1280 Lexington Road, Georgetown.

  • Some perennials perform best in winter

    The garden is not bare in the winter, far from it. There is plenty of interest to delight the gardener, feed the birds or provide shelter for a slug.  
    Short of having one of those unusual winters where the temperatures drop below zero for more than a week, there are quite a few interesting herbaceous perennials that persist through winter.  
    Design a perennial bed with them in it and you’ll always have something to enjoy.

  • James William Augustus Weddle

    Zakk and Jennifer Duckworth Weddle announce the birth of their son James William Augustus Weddle.
    He was born Jan. 5, 2015 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield Mo., weighing 6 lbs. 12 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Barry and Lisa Duckworth; great-grandmothers are Wanda Henderson and Wilma Duckworth.
    Paternal grandparents are Annette and Tim Cooper, and Michael Paul; great-grandparents are Bob and Connie Weddle and Jerry and Sara Paul.

  • Turner-Harmon to wed April 18

    Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery R. Campbell announce the engagement of their granddaughter, Christina Lynne Turner to Gregory William Harmon, son of Don and Joanne Harmon of  Edgewood, Ky.
    Turner is a 2008 graduate of Harrison County High School.
    The wedding and reception will be held April 18, 2015.