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Today's Features

  • David and Jennifer Valentine announce the marriage of their daughter, Jamie Nichole, to Travis Wayne Bond on July 9, 2011. The private wedding took place at the Valentine residence on Edgewater Pike. Vows were said at dusk among candle light and decorations in different shades of purple.
    Her bouquet consisted of gerber daisies in shades of purple. Katie Taylor of Cynthiana and Heather Craddock of Glasgow, served as bridesmaids.
    Colin, Travis’ son, served as best man and Calvin Schmieg of Mount Sterling, served as a groomsman.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births reported this week.
    The historic Harrison County Courthouse may soon see a face lift. With the courthouse practically vacated, the question arises what to do with the building. The renovation/remodeling project should take a year to complete.
    Breds wrestlers win three matches, finish second at East Carter.
    Rose’s Riverfront Lounge, 115 Water Works Road, is now open for business. Owners are Rose Marie Otero and Marie Otero of New York City.

    25 years ago . . .

  • * Cynthiana News, Jan. 16, 1868 - “Peck and VanHook sold their woolen factory and flouring mill, in this city, to G. R. Sharpe. Possession given the first of February.”
    * 1957 Boyd Kentucky Telephone Directory - W.T. or Sylvia Woods; General Merchandise, Country Produce Etc. Meats, Vegetables. Phone 173, Boyd, Ky. (How many old telephones do you suppose are in the museum collection?)
    * Anne Frank (1929 - 1945) - “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

  • Audrey Sue Evans was born to Tom Zack and Kayleigh Evans of Cynthiana on Oct. 28, 2011 at Georgetown Community Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 10 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Tom and Junie Vallandingham of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are William and Sandy Vallandingham of Illinois, Les and Norma Nichols of Oregon, and Rosemary Duckworth of Cynthiana and the late Dillard Duckworth.

  • Most of us are not fluent in Latin so distinguishing between an Aesculus parviflora and an Aesculus pavia may take some extra effort. Throw hybrids and cultivars into the mix and our plant choices may increase with our confusion.  
    Categorizing plants is both scientifically and commercially important.

  • USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announces that the ranking period cut-off date for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is Jan. 13, 2012. Producers interested in CSP should submit applications to their local NRCS office by the deadline so that their applications can be considered during the first ranking period of 2012.
    The CSP is a voluntary program that encourages agricultural and forestry producers to address resource concerns by: undertaking additional conservation activities; and improving and maintaining existing conservation systems.

  • About 95 percent of the land in Kentucky is privately owned. To successfully manage our wildlife resources, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources works cooperatively with Kentucky’s private landowners.

  • Last month my husband and I went to Charlotte, N.C., one of our favorite cities.
    We stayed uptown — which I would call downtown, but what do I know? — right in the middle of all the tall buildings and skyscrapers.
    I have a confession to make. I love buildings. I mean, I love, l-o-v-e buildings, like chocoholics love chocolate and pie-aholics love pie. Well, maybe not that much, but I love architecture and design, Gothic arches and flying buttresses.

  • EBENEZER UNITED
    METHODIST
    Unity March
    Join the community in celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King’s Day on Jan. 16. Will start by gathering at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 309 N. Locust St. around 9:30 a.m. The march will be routed for the convenience of all and there will be some transportation for those who want to participate but not able to march.
    The march will bring everyone back to Ebenezer Church where special services will be held with Don J. Johnson, Executive Director of Human Rights as the keynote speaker for the day.