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Today's Features

  • Marilyn Marie Mitchell of Cynthiana, and Michael Shane Harrington of Cynthiana, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    The wedding will take place on July 30, 2011 at 6 p.m. at Mt. Hope Church in Cynthiana. A reception will take place at the home of Michael Harrington and Diane Harrington.
    Mitchell is the daughter of Cindy Marie Mitchell and Marion Henny Jr. II of Carlisle, Ky. She is a 2008 graduate of Nicholas County High School, Carlisle.

  • The children and grandchildren of Roy and Billie Bradford of Cynthiana, announce their golden anniversary gathering. The couple will be married 50 years on July 16.
    A celebration honoring the Bradfords will be held Saturday, July 23 from 2-5 p.m. at Connersville Christian Church. The cutting of the cake will be at 3 p.m. No formal invitations will be sent but all family and friends are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts.

  • * Cynthiana News, Aug. 15, 1867 - “A commencement has been made on Pleasant Street in pavements. Let us recommend that the improvements should not stop.”
    * Log Cabin, Jan. 10, 1908 - “Opera house managers at many points highly commend Melville B. Raymond’s big musical production, ‘The Lunatic and The Lady,’ which comes to Rohs Opera House tonight. Get seats at once as big house is expected.”

  • The Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Humanities Council, Inc. will explore how Americans claimed their freedom by asserting their mobility with the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit Journey Stories, which opens July 16.
    This is the second Kentucky stop for the Journey Stories exhibit. The exhibit will be on display at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce, 201 S. Main St. in Cynthiana until Aug. 27. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Kyle Thomas Barnes, June 11, son of Chris and Christy Barnes; Ethan Lane Cole, May 21, son of Kayla Michelle Price and David Allen Cole; Wilson McCauley Duckworth, June 10, son of Dale and Lori Duckworth; Danielle Nicole Kinney, June 11, daughter of Chris and Christy Kinney; Brady Keith White, May 14, son of Brian Keith and Katrina Leigh White.

  • If someone asked me what my favorite perennial was, I could only say that it changes with each passing year. This year the answer is the hardy geranium, known around these parts as the Cranesbill.My fascination with hardy geraniums has grown steadily as I have discovered the countless varieties that exist. In European gardens they are as common place as phlox is in American perennial gardens.  

  • For years, tree topping was considered the easiest and cheapest way to make mature trees safer and reduce their size. Today, tree researchers have proven that both of these assumptions are false. Many of these trees eventually die as a result of the damage. Others eventually become unsafe, leading to dangerous limb breakage or whole tree failure years after the topping was done.
    The Tree Care Industry Association and the American National Standards Institute A300 pruning standards consider topping to be an unacceptable pruning practice.
    Topping trees: