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Today's Features

  • Katie Himes, a senior at Harrison County High School, was crowned Miss Fayette County on Jan. 29 at Georgetown College. This is a preliminary to the Miss Kentucky Scholarship Pageant that will be held July 14-16 at the Singletary Center for the Arts on the campus of the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Himes is also Miss Harrison County and has finished her year reign as Miss Teen America 2010.

  • Dawn Angelina Ammon and Rodney Eugene Davis were remarried on Feb. 4, 2011, at the Harrison County Courthouse.
    The bride is the daughter of Clifford and Donna Ammon of Polk City, Fla. The groom is the son of Eugene Davis of Murphy, N.C., and Mary Forkner of Cynthiana.
    The couple was first married on March 30, 2002, and decided to remarry after a one-year seperation. The bride was given in marriage by their children, Aaron and Ariel Ammon.
    Magistrate Missy Lutz officiated the ceremony.

  • Landon Ray Carson was born to Joshua and Crystal Carson of Cynthiana on Feb. 15, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs. 8 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Nathaniel Allen Carson.
    Maternal grandparents are Diana Herrington of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Judy Fryman and Betty Moore of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Jeffrey Carson and Shirley Carson, both of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Charles and Peggy Carson of Cynthiana.

  • Andrea Lynn Batte was born to John H. and Bessie L. Batte of Mt. Olivet, Ky., on Feb. 2, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 5 lbs. 2 oz.
    Maternal grandmother is Virginia L. Stano of Far Haven, Mich.; maternal great-grandmother is Joyce Lathrop.
    Paternal grandparents are W. Kenneth Batte and Lillie C. Batte of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandmother is Helen W. Batte.

  • John McCalla Brenzel was born to John and Jouett Kinney Brenzel of Cincinnati, Ohio on Friday, Feb. 18, 2011. He weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz., and is welcomed by his brother, William.
    Maternal grandparents are Hall and Sarah Kinney of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are John and Joyce Brenzel of Louisville, Ky.
     

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births this week.
    The Cynthiana Fire Department set fire to the Cooper Wholesale building on South Poplar Street for training in fire control for three new firefighters. The use of the building for fire training also save the county almost $20,000 in removal of the building. The property was bought by the county to house the 8,000 sq. ft. Jusice Center.

  • I am always a little annoyed when people ask me how to get rid of bees.  
    Short of a deathly allergy, we should all be lucky enough to have a healthy population in the garden.  
    I have tons out and about the landscape, in the clover where I walk daily, in the garden where I work, amid the flowers where I weed… and I have never been stung.  
    Bees are vital; as I am sure you know, when it comes to pollination.  

  • The Harrison County Extension Office will be conducting several Agriculture meeting in the next two weeks. Hopefully the weather has changed and we can have the meetings without nature playing a part.
    On Monday, Feb. 28 at 8 a.m. we will have a Tobacco Production meeting. Breakfast will be served so please call if you plan to attend. Dr. Kenny Seebold and Dr. Bob Pearce will present current information on the tobacco situation.

  • The Women’s Club of Harrison County met Feb. 11 at the Cynthiana Country Club. Virgie Wells, president, lead the pledge to the flag. Lois McCauley gave the blessing and Spiritual Values.
    Bob Owen gave a talk on the Community College’s new building and Cindy Hill provided the music of several old favorites.
    Bonnie Teater introduced Julie Edwards. Her program was all about birds, building nests, laying eggs and how much fun they are to watch.
    During the business meeting: