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Today's Features

  • Ma’Layah Ray Pennington was born to Melissa Koutz and Brandon Pennington of Cynthiana, on Jan. 2, 2013 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 5 lbs. 14 oz., and is welcomed by her sister Mallory Welte.
    Maternal grandparents are Mary Brown and David Koutz of Nashville, Tenn.; maternal great-grandparent is Frances Anderson of Nashville.
    Paternal grandmother is Michelle Stratton of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Mary and Gary Cain and Roberta Williams.

  • Omega Preceptor chapter of Beta Sigma Phi started the new year by meeting at the home of Rosemary Lucas on Jan. 7. There were 10 members to open the meeting by repeating the opening ritual. the question for roll call was ‘Other than your children, what do you feel your greatest accomplishment has been?’
    Plans were made to host the All Chapters Social at the Vault later in the month. Invitations have been extended to the other three chapters in Cynthiana.

  • Indian Creek Homemakers
    During the 2012 Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association (KEHA) state meeting, Indian Creek homemakers were recognized with a first place award in the Management and Safety area by submitting a suggestion for state consideration in the “It Ought To Be a Law” contest. This area is just one of the many state contests that Harrison County Extension Homemakers find of interest.

  • THURSDAY, Jan. 10
    Harrison County Republican Party monthly meeting will take place on Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Office. All future meetings will take place on the first Thursday of each month.
    Northside Council. The Northside Elementary Site Base Council will meet Thursday, Jan. 10 at 3:45 p.m. in the school library. The public is invited to attend.

  • African violets are often purchased in a blooming state.  Then, many of us wonder why they never bloom again.  
    What have we done, or not done, to turn these dainty flowering plants into something that can only be appreciated for its fuzzy foliage?
    Like orchids, African violets are much easier to grow than many of us think.  
    If you create a favorable growing environment, they should continue to produce blooms year round with an occasional rest period.  

  • Stanley and Mable Courtney will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 19.
    The couple will be honored with a reception hosted by their children, Al and Carrie, Stephanie Phillips and grandson Jon Devin. The event will take place at Pleasant Green Baptist Church on Saturday, Jan. 19 from 2-5 p.m. All friends and family are invited. No gifts requested.

  • • Cloth Basket – Jan. 14, 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., deadline Jan. 7. Cost is $5. Location – Harrison County Extension Office.
    • Sock and Felt Snowman – Jan. 28, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., deadline Jan. 22. Cost is $2 each. Location – Harrison County Extension Office.
    • Quilt Club – Fourth Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m at the Extension Office. If no school, no club meeting.
    • Gourd Patch Club – Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. at the Extension Office.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Angel Marie Arnett, Dec. 27, daughter of Douglas and Cindy Arnett; Matthew Todd Barton, Jan. 1, son of Joseph and Stacy Barton; Georganna Mae Carpenter, Dec. 30, daughter of Deanna Carter and Shelby Carpenter; Ella Kay Hutchison, July 19, daughter of April and Joseph Glenn Hutchison.
    Harrison County among first for family court system. It’s a new approach to a great number of cases that affect the family and will be led by Judge David Melcher.

  • The Women’s Club of Harrison County held their meeting at the Cynthiana Christian Church on Dec. 14 with Bonnie Teater, president, presiding.
    Violet Williams gave the blessing for lunch and the Spirited Values.
    The program Celebrating Christmas was given by Bill Probus and introduced by Virgie Wells. Everyone enjoyed singing Christmas songs while Probus played the piano.
    Patricia Williams, guest, was welcomed. There was no business meeting.
    No meeting is planned for January. The next meeting will be held Feb. 8.

  • * Cynthiana Report, 1896 - “Population 5500; Lawyers, 19; Physicians, 13; Distilleries, 4; Churches, 9; Telegraph Companies, 2; Waterworks; Telephone System; Female College; Men’s Training School; Graded School; Sewage system is contemplated.