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  • 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.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Justin Michael Adams, March 5, son of Ronnie and Diana Adams; Mason Wesley Wickstrom, March 10, son of Jamie and Amber Wickstrom.
    Four inches of rain in the last six days has brought the South Fork of the Licking River over River Road. More rain is expected.
    Finishing touches were made on the front steps of the new Harrison County Justice Center. The deadline for the 26,000 sq. ft. center is June 21.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Feb. 25, 1869 -- “Mr. R. Boothroyal and B. F. Utley have taken over the Cynthiana Woolen Mills and propose to commence operations about April 1. They are practical men and are repairing their machinery at this time and making ready to start. They feel certain they can give satisfaction.”

  • Leadingham-Dacci plan April wedding

    Kelsey Samara Leadingham and Robert Austin Dacci, together with their families, announces their engagement.
    Leadingham is the daughter of Becky-Adkins Leadingham of Lexington, and Steven Franklin Leadingham of Winchester. She is a graduate of George Rogers Clark High School, and a May 2009 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelors degree in Broadcasting and Electronic Media. She is employed by Insight Media in Lexington as a Television Production Specialist.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, June 20, 1867 - “The races last Saturday in Paris were, as we learn from those who were present, very interesting. Quite a crowd was present. In the first race A.J. Hook’s horse beat W.W. Abbott’s horse. In the second race, Mr. Andrews distanced the whole party. In the third race, Wyatt entered a bay mare by Abdallah, and Abbott a bay mare by Abdallah. Abbot’s mare won the first heat.”

  • Growing and cooking with herbs

    By Cheryl Case, Co. ext. agent
    Herbs and spices have been used in foods for centuries. It has been reported that in 1492 when Columbus sailed the ocean blue, he did so in order to reach the rich herbs and spices of the Orient. Join us on Tuesday, March 27 at 1 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office for Growing and Cooking with Herbs. Jennifer Howard, Clark County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Science, will share how to grow an herb garden, how to make herbal vinegars, provide hints for using herbs in foods and taste testing.

  • Aubrey Michelle Bates

    Aubrey Michelle Bates
    Aubrey Michelle Bates was born to Robby and Michelle Bates of Cynthiana on Oct. 4, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 5 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Rick and Mary Beth Foster of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Billy Ray Sadler and the late Wayne Tucker.
    Paternal grandparents are Robert and Patti Bates of Corinth; paternal great-grandparents are Bob and Lois Bates, Glenn Campbell of Crittenten and the late Ruth Campbell.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .