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Today's Features

  • Camp Echo/Hope will be a weekend retreat for children, ages six to 12, who have experienced the death of a loved one within the past two years. It will be held Sept. 9 at Camp Cathedral Domain in Irvine, Ky.
    “Grieving children often feel very alone,” said Sherri Weisenfluh, Hospice of the Bluegrass’ Clinical Officer, Counseling. “Most of their friends do not understand how it feels when someone special dies.”

  • Mallory Grace Jones was born to Andrew and Haley Jones of Georgetown, Ky. on Aug. 5, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Patricia and Michael E. Logsdon of Georgetown; maternal great-grandparents are Mary Parris, Paul Burton, the late Mary Allee and the late David Logsdon.
    Paternal grandparents are Melissa Riley and Jr. Riley, and William Linville, all of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Philip and Mildred Williams, and the late Mary Jones and the late Jerry Gray.

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  • Colonel (Ret.) and Mrs. Robert A. Owen announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Chowning Owen, to Alexander Anson Cumming, son of Gregory and Christine Cumming of Fairfax, Va.

  • Carey Matthew Arnold (Slim) of Cynthiana, and Amelia H. Nichols of Berry, will unite in marriage on Sept. 3, 2011 at the home of the bride-to-be.
    Nichols is the daughter of Charles and Frances Looney of Berry. She is employed by Harrison Deposit Bank.
    Arnold is the son of Carey and Lisa Arnold of Cynthiana. He is employed by E-Z Pak.
    A reception will be held after the ceremony.

  • * Veterans - All of us at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum encourage veterans of all wars to share their stories. Have you visited the museum military rooms? Is your story recorded?
    * There are two huge notebooks at the museum containing the narratives of local veterans. Truly a wealth of information. Is your story included? Or perhaps your spouse or parent or grandparent has an account which should be saved? There is a reading room available at the museum - one cannot imagine the heartwarming, courageous stories.

  • THURSDAY, Aug. 18
    Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex. The program will be announced the night of the meeting.  The public is always welcome.

    FRIDAY, Aug. 19
    Kentucky Historical Society Museum. Greg Hardison and Adam Luckey will present a play, Current Events: The Flatboat Diary of John G. Stuart, at the Rohs Theater at 1 p.m., with a fourth grade special invitation.

    SATURDAY, Aug. 20

  • Frances H. Hill took her first airplane ride at the age of 87 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport in the spring. Her pilot was her son, Frank Hill, of Otowah, Tenn., and the owner of the plane.

  • Brooklin Wiggins of Cynthiana has qualified to compete in the 2011 Coca-Cola Talent Classic Semi-Finals competition at the Kentucky State Fair. She will be competing Saturday, Aug. 20 at 12:30 p.m. in the South Wing Conference Center.

  • How do you grow mums in Harrison County? Are mums a good cash crop for producers to get involved with? What does it cost to get started in production? All of these questions will be answered at the mum demonstration at the home of Andy Barnes, 3201 Ky. Hwy. 1284E, Cynthiana, on Monday, Aug. 22. The program will begin at 6 p.m.
    If you plan to attend call the Harrison County Extension Office at 234-5510 to register for the program. A meal will be served so please call. The program is open to all folks interested as a producer or a consumer of these colorful mums.