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Living

  • Pick A Project (P.A.P.)
  • Cynthiana DAR holds March meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library on March 12.
    Vice Regent Jane Whitehead called the meeting to order. We were happy to have KoryBeth Whitehead as our guest.
    The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance, American’s Creed and the Preamble to the Constitution were recited, followed by the singing of the Star Spangled Banner.

  • Healthy eating on the run: A month of tips

    You probably eat out a lot - most Americans do. People are looking for fast, easy and good-tasting foods to fit a busy lifestyle. Whether it’s carry-out, food court, office cafeteria or sit-down restaurant, there are smart choices everywhere.
    Here are 30 tips to help you eat healthy when eating out.
    • Think ahead and plan where you will eat. Consider what meal options are available. Look for restaurants or carry-out with a wide range of menu items.

  • Museum Musings

    * 1925 Cynthiana Directory -- “J.W. Renaker & Son - Drugs, Paints, Oils, School Books, Stationery - Renaker’s Corn Remover - Sure Takes Them Off, Price 25 cents. 45 S. Main, Cynthiana, Ky. Phone 85.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Kodi Gayle Beagle, Dec. 5, daughter of Jessica Fryman and Ronnie Beagle; Carter Michael Edwards, Feb. 10, son of Marie Roseberry and Jason Edwards; Charles David Furnish, Feb. 10, son of David and Sandra Furnish; Morgan Skye McDaniel, March 13, daughter of Robert and Michelle McDaniel; Victoryia Ann Marie McKenney, Feb. 26, daughter of Jason McKenney and Angela Richardson; Marissa Rachelle Taylor, Feb. 19, daughter of Tanya Bates and Jon Taylor.

  • Plants grow in soil, dirt gets under your nails

    With spring just around the corner I thought it was time to brush up on some garden nomenclature.  
    I have long been convinced in the value of understanding more about plants than the mere fact that they need sun, soil and water.    
    The more we learn about what it is that plants need and how to determine if they are getting it, the more we will enjoy the act of gardening.  

  • Snopek hosts March Omega meeting

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma  Phi met at the home of Barbara Snopek on Monday, March 7. Twelve members answered the question “What is the first project you think of when you think of spring cleaning?” Responses ranged from windows, yard work, closets, and carpets.
    Charlene Dawson gave the Grey Book review on the subject of “Nominations, Elections, and Installation of Officers.”
    Local correspondence included a thank you note from member Linda Root for flowers sent for a death in her family.

  • New Millennium Club members attend seminar

    The New Millennium Club met Monday, March 21 at Harrison Memorial Hospital for a supper/seminar sponsored by the hosital.
    Dr. Marla Pauez spoke on sleep apnea and some possible preventative measures available. This was an excellent informative program. There were 20 in attendance.
    The annual road pickup to earn money to go towards the annual Christmas party for Shady Lawn residents will be held soon.
    This weekend, March 25 and 26, members will be collecting at Walmart for Relay for Life.

  • Setters-Nickerson unite on March 5

    Melissa Robin Setters of Cynthiana and Brian Keith Nickerson of Cynthiana, exchanged vows on March 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. George Rose performed the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Charles and Marcella Hall of Paris, Ky.
    The groom is the son of Nancy Nickerson of Cynthiana and the late Billy Nickerson.
    The bride was given in marriage by Rufus Nickerson.
    Shannon Congleton of Winchester, Ky. served as maid of honor.
    The best man was Chad Afterkirk of Georgetown, Ky.
    A reception was held at 121 Church Street.

  • Ford-Whalen exchange vows

    Lauren Ashley Ford, daughter of Rusty and Ragena Ford, Cynthiana, and Hank Whalen, son of Cathy Caudill and Brad Whalen of Cynthiana, exchanged vows on Aug. 29, 2015. The ceremony was held at 5:30 p.m. at Consolidated Baptist Church, officiated by Dr. Larry Bishop.
    The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a Justin Alexander corded lace circular gown with a gathered Silk Dupion waistband and cathedral length train. She also wore an off the shoulder lace bolero accented with small pearls. She carried a bouquet of white garden roses and white hydrangeas.