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Living

  • Cynthiana native releases book relating story of soldiers in Triangle of Death

    Beth Wright Underwood says she is committed to telling the stories of American military members.
    In her recently released book, she tells the true-life tale of a Tennessee National Guard unit that found itself in the Sunni Triangle in Iraq -- an area known to military forces as the Triangle of Death. These soldiers used their skills to try to restore order while surrounded by urban warfare. They knew they had to succeed, or their families and neighbors would die.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Feb. 25, 1869 - “Cynthiana and White Oak Pike - We have been informed that money enough has been subscribed to build the pike from the church to the first gate at the fair grounds and that an effort is now being made to have it finished to the town. Let us have it by all means-and then let us have the bridge at the foot of Pleasant Street.”

  • Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi votes on new sorority guidelines

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority met on Monday, May 4 at the home of Bonnie Teater. Eleven members answered roll call by telling their favorite family tree.
    Charlene Dawson, president, formally installed the new officers for the coming year. They are: Judy Judy, president; Cheryl Case, vice president; Kay Cox, recording secretary; Lois Judy, corresponding secretary; Pat Terhune, treasurer; Charlene Dawson, extension officer.

  • McKinney, Hehr to host June Cynthiana Chapter DAR meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Harrison County Health Dept. on May 9. The meeting was called to order by Jayne Newman.
    The DAR Ritual, American’s Creed, Pledge of Allegiance, and the Preamble to the Constitution were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    We welcomed guests Sonia Smiley and children to our meeting. The guest speaker, Bill Blackburn, Chief Master Sargent ROTC Officer of Harrison County High School, was introduced. He gave a very informational presentation on ISIS.

  • Owens-Tekippe exchange vows

    Megan Ann Owens, daughter of Lewis Tod and Jeanette Owens of Spotsylvania, Va., and David Anthony Tekippe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Tekippe, were married on April 18, 2015.
    The ceremony was held at the Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Va.

  • Healthcare communications training completed

    Mary McKenzie, a bereavement counselor with Hospice of the Bluegrass, has completed extensive training in healthcare communication and received the Designation in Communication Skills through the Center to Advance Palliative Care.

     

     

  • SAFETY Derby event

    Adults who are leading the way in SAFETY, are from left: Chad Custard, Joe Allen, Marvin Boyers, Carla Conner, Leighann Gross, Kevin Gilkey, Will Hinton, Joe Hinton and Keith Frazier. Not present pictured were Dominique Willis, Mike Kolodziej and Billy Custard.

     

     

  • HMH Auxiliary Volunteer Luncheon
  • Woman’s Club installs new officers

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, May 8, at Hospice of the Bluegrass for its monthly luncheon and meeting.

    President Anna Ruth McLoney presided over the event and welcomed members and guests then led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.  Cheryl Case introduced her guest for the Luncheon, Alean Spicer of the Community Action Council.

  • Ammerman celebrates reaching century mark

    Dr. Howard K. Ammerman, who grew up in Harrison County, celebrated his 100th birthday in mid-April in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

    He lives in Chapel Hill with his daughter and son-in-law, Alice and Tom Keyserling.