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  • Cynthiana firefighters guest at Women’s Club March 9 meeting

    The Womens Club of Harrison County met March 9 at the Cynthiana Country Club. After the pledge to the flag, Virgie Wells gave the blessing.
     The program for the day was given by the Cynthiana Fire Department. Six firefighters were welcomed, along with visitors Elsie Beckett, Zetter Donahue, and Sharon Coppersmith. Peggy McNabb was welcomed as a new member.
    Elvina Clayton introduced Clayton Lesak, the new Cynthiana Country Club Chef.
    The minutes and treasurers report was dispensed.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Sept. 19, 1872 -- “David Alexander, who resides in the Buena Vista Precinct in this country, is the owner of a Straight Copper Whisky Distillery which he proposes to put in operation very soon. He will make a pure article, as he understands the business well.”
    * Log Cabin, Nov. 15, 1915 -- “A horse belonging to Commodore Woods ran away last Friday. Mr. Woods was not badly injured but his buggy was demolished.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Keith Wesley Kearns, March 15, son of Jackie and Cynthia Kearns; Austin Michael Sumpter, March 12, son of Heather Sumpter; Trystan James Thompson, March 4, son of Melissa Thompson and James Bacca.
    Harrison County High School cheerleaders capture state title in Bowling Green.

  • Asparagus a garden investment

    I am only now recovering. It has been four days since Andy and I planted out 100 asparagus crowns.  
    Planting asparagus is an investment on all accounts, time, labor, money, patience and then the big payoff, which is fresh asparagus for two months each spring right from your own garden.
    This is the second time I have a participated in an asparagus planting extravaganza (I told Andy when we were finished two times in a life time is enough for me).  

  • Local women, business honored at 2011 LV/BPW awards dinner

    On Oct. 21, Licking Valley Business and Professional Women’s Club held their annual awards dinner at First United Methodist Church banquet room to honor local women and a business for various awards.
    Those honored were, Business of the Year- Poindexter Lumber Co.; Woman of the Year- Pat Barnes; and Woman of Achievement- Martha Sullivan, officer at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

  • Moore-Watts plan May 12 wedding

    Ashton Rae Moore of Cynthiana, daughter of Todd and Angela Moore, and Christopher Ryan Watts of Cynthiana, son of Jimmy and Janice Watts, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    They are both 2009 graduates of Harrison County High School.
    The wedding will take place May 12, 2012 at 4 p.m. at Claysville Christian Church. A reception will be held at the Cynthiana Elks Lodge.
    All family and friends are invited to attend.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Kelsey Kay Yazell, 19, and Travis Cameron Philpot, 20, married Dec. 31, 2011.
    Ann Louise Frederick, 38, and Steven Elliot Ward, 43, married Jan. 17, 2012.
    Anita Sue Baker, 55, and Billy Ray Lea, 53, married Feb. 24, 2012.
    Regina Grace Riley, 34, and Roger Dale Fryman Jr., 42, married March 3, 2012.
    Rachel Michelle Thompson, 38, and Matthew Ray Collins, 23, married March 9, 2012.

  • Hehr resigns as DAR Registrar, Cynthiana Chapter to meet May 12 at public library

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library on March 10. Melinda Rawlings, Regent, called the meeting to order and welcomed guests and members.
    The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance and the American’s Creed were recited, followed by singing the Star Spangled Banner.
    Kim Brooks read the President General’s message and Rawlings read the National Defense message. Dixie Solomon read the Conservation Minute.

  • Terhune to host April meeting

    The March 5 meeting of Preceptor Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi was held at the home of Linda Root. Patsy Barnett, president, called the meeting to order.
    Judy Judy presented the program on the book, “The Help.” She compared the traditional colors of Beta Sigma Phi to various scenes and characters of the book.
    Social committee is planning a Keeneland Day the last of April.

  • Growing and cooking with Herbs

    According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDD), Americans on average get over 3,400 milligrams of sodium a day, with the majority coming from packaged, processed, store bought and restaurant foods. Sodium intake recommendations, released in January 2011, say that adequate intake levels for nine to 50 year olds is only 1,500 mg per day. What to do? Try adding herbs and spices to your foods. Not only do they help foods retain flavor but they also allow us to cut back on sodium/salt.