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Living

  • Upcoming Events

    HOMEMAKER COMMUNITY DAY
    The annual Homemaker Community Day will be Friday, May 9 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Courthouse Square. There will be a variety of vendor stands, a bake sale, plant sales, and burger and steaks cooked by the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association. The alternate location will be Cynthiana Presbyterian Church in the case of inclement weather.

    ODDVILLE
    ALUMNI DINNER

  • Browning guest speaker at April DAR meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana Health Center on April 12.
    Regent Gail Kesterson called the meeting to order. The “DAR Ritual,” “Pledge of Allegiance,” “Americans Creed,” and the “Preamble” were recited, followed by singing of the “Star Spangled Banner.”
    Jayne Newman introduced Chris Browning who teaches Women’s History at the Maysville Community College in Cynthiana. We were privileged and enjoyed his presentation about various women during the American Revolutionary War.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Patricia Ann Adams, 65, and Charles Bronston Hanna, 65, married March 14, 2014.
    Tammy Sue Simpson Woodruff, 43, and Troy David Brewer Jr., 36, married March 8, 2014.
    Lisa Dawn Benson, 38, and Mark Allen Wagoner, 44, married March 15, 2014.
    Destany Faith Herrington, 20, and Travis Garnett Honaker, 21, married March 18, 2014.
    Jennifer Lee Dryden, 44, and Robert David Crouch, 34, married March 7, 2014.
    Dulcie Louise Wiglesworth, 45, and Michael Shane Holbert, 37, married March 14, 2014.

  • Museum Musings

    * Guardian of Liberty, Aug. 29, 1818 - “Save Your Rags. Three cents per pound in cash will be given for clean linens and cotton rags at the office of the Guardian; they will be taken in pay of subscriptions at this office for job printing.” (Recycling is not a new idea is it?)

  • Briefs

    The annual Oddville Alumni dinner will be held May 24 at The Vault, Main Street, across from the courthouse.  Gathering will commence at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Anyone who attended Oddville School or has an affection for it is invited to attend. A hot catered buffet dinner is $18 per person served by Layne Tussey of “The Vault Catering.” Payments are required by May 19.  

  • Cedar Ridge Health Campus 2013 charity

    The Cedar Ridge Health Campus selected The Refuge For Women as their 2013 charity. Each year a local charity is chosen by the team.
    The staff at Cedar Ridge promotes fundraisers throughout the year to raise funds as well as volunteering their time and donating vacation hours. The total funds raised this year was $8,162.
    The community’s participation is much appreciated in helping support the nominated charity.

  • Upcoming Harrison County Extension Homemaker events

    By Benita Peoples, Co. ext. agent
    The next event on the Harrison County Extension Homemaker’s agenda will take place Monday, May 5 at 6 p.m. They will host their 68th annual meeting. The event activities include dinner, a guest speaker, member recognitions, and a short business meeting. This year’s guest is Chautauqua orator L. Henry Dowell who will present as Harland “Colonel” Sanders, More than Fried Chicken. The event is open to the public and the cost is $12 per person. Tickets may be purchased at the Harrison County Extension Office.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Susan Lee (Soo Hyun Lee) Gareis, June 12, 2003, daughter of Peter and Mary Ann Gareis; Skyler Evan Peak, March 22, son of Sonya and Matthew Peak; Koda James Spencer, April 12, son of James Spencer and Crystal Pergram.
    Ben Mansur of Cynthiana will be a featured crafter at the governor’s Derby Breakfast.
    Harrison County Softball Fillies extend win streak to five games. Freshman softball Fillies tie for third in Elizabethtown. Breds pound Pendleton County, win three of last four baseball games.

  • Upcoming Extension Homemaker events

    By Benita Peoples, Co. ext. agent
    The Harrison County Extension Homemakers have been very busy, diligently planning and preparing events and activities that promote community unity. One of those events supported by the Homemakers is the Women’s Health Issue Seminar. It was just held last Monday evening. Guest speakers provided valuable information on The Importance of Quality Sleep; Alzheimer’s disease – Living in the Moment; and Windex, Weight Loss and Being a Work in Progress.

  • Slade recognized for years of dedicated service as treasurer of the historical society

    By Virgie Wells, Contributor
    Dorothy D. Slade was honored by the Harrison County Historical Society on Thursday, April 17 at Biancke’s restaurant. The Historical Society’s President, Donald Wagoner, organized the gathering to honor Slade’s 14 years of service as treasurer of the historical society.
    Twenty-three people attended the dinner and ceremony.
    Former Cynthiana Mayor Virgie Wells gave the invocation.