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Living

  • Museum Musings

    * It is beautiful Autumn - it is the season to quote “A pictur’ that no painter has the colorin’ to mock - When the frost is on the punkin and the fodder’s in the shock.”
    * These well known ‘punkin’ lines were written by the Indiana poet James Whitcomb Riley (1807-1892). We have some books related to James Whitcomb Riley in one of the Raggedy Ann and Andy displays in the museum.

  • MCTC Spring 2016 registration underway

    Registration for Spring 2016 classes is currently underway at the MCTC/Licking Valley Campus.
    Classes begin Jan. 11.
    “By coming in early, students save themselves lots of hassle,” campus director Bruce Florence said. “The process is not difficult and starting soon is a good way to begin.  We are always glad to give the time and attention needed to get you off to a smooth start.”

  • Extension office to offer free workshop on lightbulb shopping

    Standing in the store’s lighting aisle can be confusing if not overwhelming. Armed with less than an electrical engineer background, the simple light bulb decision has quickly evolved into a shelf-side research project ending in a starling price analysis. Once you crack the code, only then can you focus on what really matters – how much you’re willing to spend and how bright a bulb you need.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Cooper Allen Anderson, Aug. 15, son of Shawn and Jullian Florence Anderson; Edward Cole Fizette, Oct. 3, son of Edward and Andrea Fizette; Claire Elizabeth Fritsch, Sept. 6, daughter of Etienne and Whitney Cammack Fritsch; Samuel Isaac Herald, July 5, son of Thomas and Penny Herald; Ethan Carl Moore, Oct. 10, son of Michael and Carla J. Moore.

  • Davis crowned queen
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Logan Robert Denniston, Sept. 6, son of Chris and Amanda Denniston; Jed William Mac Fryman, Sept. 26, son of Donald Mac and Estha Fryman; Adam Rees Walters, Sept. 7, son of Jason “Bucky” and Susan Gossett Walters; John Allen Craig, Sept. 16, son of Wesley and Melissa Craig; Sydney Elizabeth Doming, Aug. 31, daughter of Shay and Kelly Doming; Hannah Faine Mitts, Aug. 13, daughter of Edward and Keri Mitts.

  • Little Feet, Big Feet Classroom Competition Winners
  • Superheroes needed to save lives, costume not necessary

    As Halloween approaches, people think of scary things like witches, spiders, and haunted houses, but what is actually scary is the fact that each day 22 children, men and women in America die needlessly. As superhero capes are fitted, what Kentuckians don’t realize that everyone can be a superhero all year long, costume not necessary. Simply by saying “yes” at your Circuit Clerk’s office and becoming a registered organ donor.

  • Brendyn Christopher Ritchie

    Brendyn  Christopher Ritchie
    Brendyn Christopher Ritchie was born to C.J. and Brooke Ritchie of Cynthiana on July 30, 2015.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Terry and Angie McMichael of Cynthiana; paternal grandparents are Chris (Michele) Ritchie and Kristin Ecklar of Cynthiana.
    Maternal great-grandparents are Rosalie (Leon) Tunks, Bonnie Shawler and Joe McMichael. Paternal great-grandparents are Brenda (Doug) McCauley, Betsy (Harold) Herron and Tickie (Sandy) Ritchie.

  • River James Norman

    River James Norman
    River James Norman was born to Courtney Purcell Norman and Shawn Norman of Nicholasville on Sept. 1, 2015 at Central Baptist Hospital.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Bud and Patty Purcell; maternal great-grandparents are Ronnie and Judy Sims and the late Paul and Dorothy Purcell.
    Paternal grandmother is Peggy Norman; paternal great-grandmother is Sarah Sanders.