Today's Features

  • Sonja R. Stanfield of Cynthiana, and Timothy T. French of Cynthiana, were united in marriage Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011 in Cynthiana. The ceremony was officiated by G.J. Pelkey.
    The bride is the daughter of Nancy and Huey Stanfield of Cynthiana.
    The groom is the son of Wanda Sivin of Cynthiana and Melvin French of Beaver Creek, Ohio.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Levi Ray Perkins, Oct. 20, son of Kevin and Amber Perkins; Elyna Morgan Perraut, May 31, daughter of Matthew and Lisa Perraut; Kimberly Mae Ring, Oct. 22, daughter of John and Linda Ring; Miracle Marye Switzer, Oct. 24, daughter of Randy and Angye Switzer; David Austin Smith, Aug. 21, son of Timmy and Tammie Smith; Kara Nicole Stamper, Sept. 12, daughter of Millard and Rayanna Stamper Jr.

  • Crista Rae-Jean Strawzell, 26, and Richard Thomas Crowdy, 27, married Oct. 1, 2011.
    Kathy Darlene Kessinger, 57, and James Donald Northcutt, 52, married Oct. 2, 2011.
    Lyndsie Arielle Noble, 20, andJames Aaron Morris, 21, married Oct. 8, 2011.
    Kathy Lee Smith, 31, and Jason Daryl Angel, 31, married Sept. 21, 2011.
    Amanda Faith Morris, 26, and Bobby James Brewer, 29, married Oct. 12, 2011.
    Kayla Renae Fryman, 21, and Nathan Scott Linville, 22, married Oct. 15, 2011.

  • Former telephone operators will meet Saturday, Nov. 19 at 1 p.m. at Biancke’s for their annual reunion luncheon. Everyone should bring a gift.

  • As families face a new economic “normal,” they are shifting toward a cultural change, perhaps permanent, that embraces being financially conservative. At home, this conservative behavior is illustrated by the rise in families who clip coupons, buy store brands, frequent discount stores, and delay purchases. Many family budgets now emphasize essential purchases, reducing debt and increasing savings, and limit treats and luxuries.

  • Madison Lynn Wood was born Aug. 4, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital to Lucas and Stephanie Wood of Cynthiana. She weighed 6 lbs. 10 oz.
    Maternal grandparents ar Anthony and Karen Perkins of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Jessie and Venita Wood of Cynthiana.

  • John Russ Vaughn was born to Kiley and Mia Vaughn of Cynthiana on Oct. 25, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. He weighed 9 lbs. 9 oz., and is welcomed by his sister, Chandler Elizabeth.
    Maternal grandparents are John and Marsha Wright of Bourbon County; maternal great-grandparents are Elizabeth Wright of Bourbon County and the late Walton Wright, Linda Soper of Nicholas County and the late John E. Soper Jr., and H.C. Judy of Lexington and the late Millie Soper Judy.

  • * Veteran’s Day, 11/11/11 - Thank you to all you special men and women who have defended and served our country and all of us through the years. No freedom is not free. We must remember this and teach this to our young people.
    * The Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum on Walnut Street has several displays dedicated to the military. One section has several huge binders filled with stories and photographs of Harrison County veterans. These stories truly will make you express gratitude.

  • It’s time to clean up the bramble patch: In order to maintain healthy and productive blackberries and raspberries, we need to prune out the old to make room for the new.   
    Most brambles are biennial, which means they fruit on second-year growth.  Blackberries are easy to deal with, just remove the arching canes that fruited this year and trim up and trellis the new growth from this summer which will bear next summer’s fruit. Repeat the same thing next year.

  • Nov. 16: Harrison County 4-H Saddle n Spur meeting, Harrison County 4-H Center Fairgrounds
    Nov. 23: Robert Wiggington 4-H Memorial Award due to Extension Office
    May 14-16: Harrison County 4-H Hunter and Home Gun Safety Education, May 14 and 15, Extension Office, May 16 Roberts Farm
    June 26-29: 4-H Camp, North Central 4-H Camp, Carlisle, KY
    July 5-14: 2012 Harrison County Fair
    July 23-25: Harrison County 4-H Hunter and Home Gun Safety Education, July 23 and 24 Extension Office, July 25 Roberts Farm