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Living

  • Harrison County poet starts blog: Country Traffic Jam

    Bill McCann, the Roxford Poet, has started a poetry blog on Blogspot.com at the address roxfordpoet.blogspot.com. McCann, who lives on the 12 acre Roxford Farm near Corinth in northern Harrison County writes poetry inspired by places and spaces in Grant and Harrison Counties including barns, churches, homes, road, vistas, cemeteries, pets and wildlife.

  • Community Christmas Dinner
  • Booth earns Eagle Scout rank

    Ryan Michael Booth, the 17-year-old grandson of Floyd and Sue Doyle of Cynthiana, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout.
    Booth, who lives in Lexington with his parents Mike and Melanie Booth, led a neighborhood fresh water education project in conjunction with Lexington Urban County Government Division of Water.
    The project included stenciling over 400 storm drains and distributing educational flyers throughout the Chevy Chase neighborhood educating the neighborhood on how to keep its fresh water streams clean.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: MacKenzie Brooke Hayes, Dec. 9, daughter of Heather Lee Tolson and Michael Paul Hayes III.
    Harrison County places 11 wrestlers in the HCIWT.
    • An academy to educate Indians of the Choctaw Nation was established at Great Crossings in Scott County, Ky. in 1825 by Col. Richard M. Johnson, later vice-president of the United States.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Outreach Holiday Program
  • Winter settles in and a new year begins
  • Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Year in Review

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Earlier this year, Outdoor Life magazine picked Kentucky as the nation’s top spot for trophy white-tailed deer.
    The state produced 42 reported entries into the Boone and Crockett Club record book in 2012.
    “We’ve got more hunting opportunities now than we’ve ever had,” said Karen Waldrop, wildlife director for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “And we’re nationally recognized as a deer destination.”

  • Parks director makes plans for Flat Run Veteran's Park future

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    Though there has been some general deviations from the 2004 vision plan for Flat Run Veteran’s Park, Parks and Recreation Director Darrell Baxter said that the activities  that the plan outlined are still viable.

     

  • Woman's club holds Christmas luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Dec. 13 for their monthly meeting and Christmas luncheon. Anna Ruth McLoney welcomed members and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance. Cheryl Case offered the blessing of the food. The luncheon was prepared and served by caterer Layne Tussey.

  • Pinney hosts December Cynthiana DAR meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the home of Karrol Pinney on Dec. 14. Guests and new members were welcomed.
    Melinda Rawlings called the meeting to order. The DAR Ritual and the American Creed were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    Minutes of the Nov. 9 meeting were read and approved.
    Alex Barnett, Harrison County Judge Executive, was introduced. We were appreciative and delighted to have him address the meeting. He discussed several topics going on in the county.