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Living

  • Museum Musings

    * Western Visitor, Jan. 9, 1836 -- “An apprentice wanted, a youth between 16 and 17 years of age who can come well recommended, will be taken to learn the wagon making business, if immediate application is made. One from the country will be preferred. (Signed) A. Sinclair.”
    * Cynthiana News, Oct. 31, 1851 -- “The Columbia-Higgins Family - This noble Band of Minstrels gave concerts in this place on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, of this week, before large audiences. They have improved very much since their former visit to this place. Success to them.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Mason Roy Anness, Feb. 5, son of Travis and Brandy Anness; Larken Lee Barnes, Dec. 4, son of David Lee and Lalena Brannock Barnes; Kaycie Noelle Criswell, Jan. 24, daughter of Matt and Cindy Criswell; Javier Izaak Perez, Jan. 31, son of Sandy and Javier Perez; Riley Blake Switzer, Feb. 3, son of Stuart and Amanda Switzer.
    Harrison Electric Cooperative is now Blue Grass Energy, located at 302 Oddville Ave.
    Annual Farm Home City program is Feb. 18. Hosted by the Harrison County Extension Office.

  • Estate planning, too important to delay

    Have you ever asked yourself the “what if” questions? What if something should happen to me today? What if something should happen to my spouse or business partner? What if I have an accident that leaves me incapacitated?
    No one likes to think about these questions. However, the answers are very important to your surviving family members. Taking the time to answer those questions can provide peace of mind. It also can mean that your wishes for asset distribution following death will be followed.

  • Revoluntionize family night with the newest technology

    (ARA) - The concept of reserving one night periodically for a family night is one that goes back generations, whether playing different card games, watching a movie, board games or games that only require creativity, like charades. While those activities are still household staples, family night now involves technology as much as it does creativity - and with family holiday parties coming, finding new and innovative ways to keep everyone entertained are a must.

  • Lunsfords celebrate 50th anniversary with trip to Alaska

    Gene and Sue Lunsford celebrated their 50th year of marriage last summer with an RV trip to Alaska and back via Alaskan Marine Highway Ferry boat to Southern British Columbia. They were married Feb. 10, 1962 in the home of Dr. Charles Stanley, pastor of Fairborn Baptist Church, Fairborn, Ohio.
    They have one child, Chris, who is married to Deanna (Beagle) Lunsford, and three grandchildren, Tamara, Morgyne, and Hayden.

  • Wigginses to observe 20th anniversary

    Marty and Patty Wiggins of Cynthiana will celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
    They were married in 1992 at Indian Creek Christian Church, and have two children, Courtney and Andrew.

  • 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.