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Today's Features

  • If you want strawberries from your garden next season you should do a little mulching now in order to protect the buds that have already been set. 
    These buds were set back in August, in fact. The weather was decent at the time so it should be a good year for the berries; as long as they make it through the winter unscathed. 

  • Chocolate Hazelnut Meringues
    Prep 25 min     Total 4 hr 0 min     Servings 40

    Ingredients
    4 egg whites, at room temperature
    1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
    1/2 cup granulated sugar
    1/2 cup powdered sugar
    2 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
    1/2 cup finely chopped toasted hazelnuts (filberts)

    Steps
    • Heat oven to 225°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper.

  • Easy Peppermint Marshmallows

    Prep 20 min   Total 8 hr 20 min   Servings 77

    Ingredients
    Butter for greasing
    1/3 cup powdered sugar
    2 1/2 tablespoons unflavored gelatin
    1/2 cup cold water
    1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
    1 cup corn syrup
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/2 cup water
    1 teaspoon pure peppermint extract
    8 to10 drops red food color

    Steps

  • JOY
    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Austin M. Joy graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
    Joy completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
    Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
    Joy is the son of Michael F. and Melissa L. Joy of Cynthiana, Ky.

  • Izabella Raye Crowdy
    Izabella Raye Crowdy was born to Crista and Richard Crowdy of Cynthiana on July 24, 2017 at Central Baptist Hospital.
    She weighed 8 lbs.
    Maternal grandparents are Steve and Rhonda Strawzell of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Philip and Deborah Crowdy of Coshocton, Ohio; paternal great-grandmother is Norma Thurman.

  • The Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR held a meeting and genealogy workshop with Jack Miller of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), Blue Licks Chapter, on Oct. 28. The meeting was held at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. This workshop was opened to the public and there were 18 people in attendance.
    Regent Jane Whitehead welcomed guests and members. The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance, The Daughter’s Pledge, The American’s Creed, and the Preamble were recited, followed by singing The Star Spangled Banner.

  • The United Methodist Women (UMW) of the First United Methodist Church met Nov. 2 in the Sidney Haviland Room of the church. Members brought a salad. The meeting was to be held at the home of Cindy Cropper but her mother was seriously ill. Our thoughts and prayers are with her.
    Barbara Harris, co-president, called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone. She read a poem written by Jessie Bell Lemons entitled “Those Who Serve.”
    Secretary Oma Doyle read the minutes of the October meeting. They were approved as read.

  • * James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916) -- “O, it sets my heart a clicken’ like the tickin’ of a clock when the frost is on the punkin and the fodder’s in the shock.”

  • Shelbie Nicole Bruin, 29, and Earl Leonard Welte III, 34, married Sept. 16, 2017.
    Desirea Ann Morris, 21, and Michael Tod Wiglesworth, 24, married Sept. 30, 2017.
    Brenda Sue Crapps, 56, and Bobby Wayne Taylor, 61, married Sept. 30, 2017.
    Bobbie Lee Fultz, 28, and Corey Nathanael Sears, 31, married Oct. 6, 2017.
    Carla Sue Walker, 43, and Jeffrey Shannon Fuller, 43, married Oct. 7, 2017.
    Holly Marie Parrish, 26, and Carl Louis Courtney, 24, married Oct. 7, 2017.