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Today's Features

  • Gene and Sue Lunsford celebrated their 50th year of marriage last summer with an RV trip to Alaska and back via Alaskan Marine Highway Ferry boat to Southern British Columbia. They were married Feb. 10, 1962 in the home of Dr. Charles Stanley, pastor of Fairborn Baptist Church, Fairborn, Ohio.
    They have one child, Chris, who is married to Deanna (Beagle) Lunsford, and three grandchildren, Tamara, Morgyne, and Hayden.

  • Marty and Patty Wiggins of Cynthiana will celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
    They were married in 1992 at Indian Creek Christian Church, and have two children, Courtney and Andrew.

  • The Red Hat Society Cynthana Chapter ‘Wildcats in Red Hats,’ was formed in November 2003 with the first meeting being January 2004. The chapter was formed by Wanda Gaunce and has 19 members.
    Their schedule for 2011 included:
    January’s meeting was cancelled due to the weather.
    The CynCity Red Hatters joined the Wildcats in Red Hats at Family Fare for bingo at their February meeting. The event was planned by Wanda Jones and assisted by Nancy Garrison.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Catherine Kelly Griffieth, Jan. 24, daughter of Melvin and April Griffieth; Cameron Riley Kinsey, Dec. 24, son of Brian and Jamie Kinsey; Ethan Chandler Lewis, Jan. 23, son of Chris and Candida Lewis; Hunter Wayne Platt, Jan. 9, son of Timothy Wayne and Rachel Rena Platt; Jonathan David Swenson, Jan. 18, son of Stephanie and Eric Swenson; Nolan Zachary Wagner, Jan. 16, son of John Wagner Jr. and Jessica Crump.

  • The Harrison County Service Unit of the Salvation Army observed the second annual Clarence Horn Humanitarian Award Program on Jan. 31 at the Cynthiana Country Club. The honoree was Billy Grayson. He was nominated for this award because of his work at Battle Grove Cemetery and his service as a city commissioner.
    Ed Herrington led the Pledge of Allegiance. Ray Dalrymple, Service Extension Director, serving the Kentucky-Tennessee Division of the Salvation Army, gave the invocation.

  • I am so grateful that my husband Andy is in charge of the orchard.  
    Fruit tree maintenance, I am convinced, is an art. There are details to pruning that can make or break good fruit set, branch structure and ability to pick when the limbs are laden with ripe fruit.  
    While I understand the basics, I am glad Andy is the one that executes the task.  
    A healthy fruit crop from the orchard can be achieved by doing a few things this time of the year.  

  • This year has started unusually warm and wet. So much so that grass is beginning to green early than past seasons. With young green grass it is thought to be an advantage but it also carries the risk of grass tetany for cow/calf producers.

  • The Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director, John W. McCauley, announces that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will conduct a four-week Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general signup, beginning on March 12 and ending on April 6. CRP has a 25-year legacy of successfully protecting the nation’s natural resources while providing significant economic and environmental benefits to rural communities across the United States.

  • Nearly one and a half million families have been able to positively change their financial situation through Financial Peace University (FPU), the 13-week course taught by Dave Ramsey on DVD. FPU teaches families and individuals common-sense principles like how to make a plan with their money so they are able to free themselves of debt and build lasting wealth. FPU is available for churches, military, non-profit agencies, and businesses.

  • William ‘Billy’ Harlan Wiggins and Wilma Jean McKenney were married on Feb. 5, 1962 at the home of the Rev. Henry Walters, Pastor of Pleasant Green Baptist Church, Harrison County.
    They have two children, Angela Harlene (Richard) Kendall and William ‘Billy’ McKenney (Renee) Wiggins, and four grandchildren, Mary Catherine and Emily Renee Kendall, Ryan Brady and Anna Kate Wiggins.