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  • Sosbes to be honored with anniversary reception Jan. 21

    James Lewis ‘Buddy’ and Carol L. Courtney Sosbe of Harrison County will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Jan. 18. They were married on Jan. 19, 1962 at Pleasant Green Baptist Church in Harrison County.
    They have three children, James Lewis Jr. ‘Jimmy,’ Michael Tod (Angie) Sosbe and Pamela Nicole (Jerry) Hicks, all of Harrison County; six grandchildren, James Michael, Bennett Lewis Sosbe, Bridget, Brooke, Jared and Mary-Katherine Hicks, all of Harrison County; and a special niece, Judy Gail Faulkner.

  • Open house planned at local animal shelter

    The Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter will host an open house on Saturday, Feb. 4 from noon to 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and celebrate the shelter’s birthday. Sponsored by the Humane Society of Harrison County. Cake and soft drinks will be available, plus you might find your next best friend there.
    View the new Sallie McKemie Cattery and check out the puppy room. There are plenty of nice dogs, cats, puppies and kittens needing good homes.

  • Extension office to host Couponing 101 workshop

    I remember a time, not so long ago, when couponing was not fashionable. There were even rumors of coupons being discontinued because people just were not using them. The tide has turned.There are hundreds of couponing websites, newspaper columns, blogs and even a television show about extreme couponers. Consumers are searching for ways to make their dollars go farther and couponing can result in significant savings.

  • Museum Musings

    * Charter and Ordinances, 1915 - Sec. 249 - “No automobile or motor vehicle shall be run or propelled upon any of the streets, alleys or ways of the City of Cynthiana, from one hour after sunset to one hour before sunrise without having and keeping lighted one or more lamps or lanterns, which shall be attached to such vehicle so as to be free from obstructions by the other parts thereof and show a white or red light visible from a reasonable distance in both front and rear.”

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  • Valentine-Bond exchange vows in outdoor ceremony

    David and Jennifer Valentine announce the marriage of their daughter, Jamie Nichole, to Travis Wayne Bond on July 9, 2011. The private wedding took place at the Valentine residence on Edgewater Pike. Vows were said at dusk among candle light and decorations in different shades of purple.
    Her bouquet consisted of gerber daisies in shades of purple. Katie Taylor of Cynthiana and Heather Craddock of Glasgow, served as bridesmaids.
    Colin, Travis’ son, served as best man and Calvin Schmieg of Mount Sterling, served as a groomsman.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births reported this week.
    The historic Harrison County Courthouse may soon see a face lift. With the courthouse practically vacated, the question arises what to do with the building. The renovation/remodeling project should take a year to complete.
    Breds wrestlers win three matches, finish second at East Carter.
    Rose’s Riverfront Lounge, 115 Water Works Road, is now open for business. Owners are Rose Marie Otero and Marie Otero of New York City.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Jan. 16, 1868 - “Peck and VanHook sold their woolen factory and flouring mill, in this city, to G. R. Sharpe. Possession given the first of February.”
    * 1957 Boyd Kentucky Telephone Directory - W.T. or Sylvia Woods; General Merchandise, Country Produce Etc. Meats, Vegetables. Phone 173, Boyd, Ky. (How many old telephones do you suppose are in the museum collection?)
    * Anne Frank (1929 - 1945) - “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

  • Audrey Sue Evans

    Audrey Sue Evans was born to Tom Zack and Kayleigh Evans of Cynthiana on Oct. 28, 2011 at Georgetown Community Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 10 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Tom and Junie Vallandingham of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are William and Sandy Vallandingham of Illinois, Les and Norma Nichols of Oregon, and Rosemary Duckworth of Cynthiana and the late Dillard Duckworth.

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