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  • Wildcats in Red Hats looking forward to new adventures in 2012

    The Red Hat Society Cynthana Chapter ‘Wildcats in Red Hats,’ was formed in November 2003 with the first meeting being January 2004. The chapter was formed by Wanda Gaunce and has 19 members.
    Their schedule for 2011 included:
    January’s meeting was cancelled due to the weather.
    The CynCity Red Hatters joined the Wildcats in Red Hats at Family Fare for bingo at their February meeting. The event was planned by Wanda Jones and assisted by Nancy Garrison.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Catherine Kelly Griffieth, Jan. 24, daughter of Melvin and April Griffieth; Cameron Riley Kinsey, Dec. 24, son of Brian and Jamie Kinsey; Ethan Chandler Lewis, Jan. 23, son of Chris and Candida Lewis; Hunter Wayne Platt, Jan. 9, son of Timothy Wayne and Rachel Rena Platt; Jonathan David Swenson, Jan. 18, son of Stephanie and Eric Swenson; Nolan Zachary Wagner, Jan. 16, son of John Wagner Jr. and Jessica Crump.

  • Grayson receives Salvation Army’s second Clarence Horn award

    The Harrison County Service Unit of the Salvation Army observed the second annual Clarence Horn Humanitarian Award Program on Jan. 31 at the Cynthiana Country Club. The honoree was Billy Grayson. He was nominated for this award because of his work at Battle Grove Cemetery and his service as a city commissioner.
    Ed Herrington led the Pledge of Allegiance. Ray Dalrymple, Service Extension Director, serving the Kentucky-Tennessee Division of the Salvation Army, gave the invocation.

  • Wiggins to celebrate 50 years of marriage

    William ‘Billy’ Harlan Wiggins and Wilma Jean McKenney were married on Feb. 5, 1962 at the home of the Rev. Henry Walters, Pastor of Pleasant Green Baptist Church, Harrison County.
    They have two children, Angela Harlene (Richard) Kendall and William ‘Billy’ McKenney (Renee) Wiggins, and four grandchildren, Mary Catherine and Emily Renee Kendall, Ryan Brady and Anna Kate Wiggins.

  • Harrison County Go Red Committee plans heart disease awareness events in February

    February is American Heart Month and the Harrison County Go Red for Women Committee is doing its part to raise awareness of heart disease in women. Historically, women have not been associated with heart disease.However, statistics prove that heart disease is not just a man’s health concern. Here are a few facts:
    •Heart disease is the number one killer of American women.
    •One in three women dies from heart disease.
    •About three million American women have had a heart attack.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Victoria Renell Gasser, Dec. 28, daughter of Margo and Danny Gasser; Dalton Luke Pergram, Nov. 28, son of Mark and Michelle Pergram.
    Now open, Gibson Heating and Cooling. Services include air conditioner, Geothermal, gas furnaces, humidifiers and more.
    Breds wrestlers destroy competition at Thorobred Classic on the Hilltop with a 73-6 forfeit against the Western Hills Wolverines, defeated East Carter 54-20, Pike County Central called and the Breds answered with a 51-24 defeat, and took the title.

  • Jacob Tyrone’ Dixon Jr.

    Jacob Tyrone’ Dixon Jr. was born to Jacob and Carolina Dixon of Cynthiana on Jan. 11, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 2 oz., and is welcomed by his brothers, Nickalye Honeycutt and Dakota Strong, and sisters, Chole Hensley and Isabella Strong.
    Maternal grandparents are Joyce Honeycutt of Louisville, Ky. and Allen Honeycutt Sr. of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandmother is Mary Northcutt.

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  • New Millennium Homemakers’ 2011 report

    The New Millennium Homemakers had a good year in 2011. The club has 21 members.
    Members helped with most of the activities needing club involvement including: The Harrison County Fair; sent a package to serviceman Christian Cain for Christmas; hosted the annual Christmas party for Shady Lawn residents, furnishing them with pastry, juice, fruit and gift bags, and also sang Christmas carols.

  • Florences celebrate 72nd anniversary

    Melvin and Mary Frances (Fritz) Florence celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary on Jan. 3, 2012 at Grand Haven Nursing Home with family and friends.
    They were married in Ravenna, Ky. on Jan. 3, 1940 by Bro. C. R. Hickman. Their attendants were Harry and Thelma Million.
    The Florences have two daughters, Judy Johnting of Ossining, N.Y. and Carolyn (Donald) Palmer of Cynthiana; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.