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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Brandi Dawn Ballinger, April 13, daughter of Fred and Rita Ballinger; Devon Alex Cracraft, March 30, son of Stephen and Stella Cracraft; Michael Connor Rose, April 5, son of George and Susan Rose; Kethan Russell Todd Johnson, March 26, son of Todd and Darla Johnson.

    The bell that has been on the roof of the Cynthiana City Hall is being taken to Harrison Machine Shop to be cleaned. It will be displayed with a historical marker beside city hall. The bell was used for many years to alert firefighters of a fire.

  • * Log Cabin, April 2,1897 - The members of the local Chapter of the D.A.R. were entertained by Mrs. Hervey McDowell Tuesday.

  • Sawyer Glenn Cracraft

    Sawyer Glenn Cracraft was born to Christopher and Angela Cracraft on Feb. 8, 2008 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky. He weighed 6 lbs. 13 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Jarvis Agee and Vivian Hawkins; maternal great-grandparents are Bonnie Robison of Campbellsville, Ky. and the late Wigg Robison, and the late James and Lena Agee of Campbellsville.

  • We winter over a great many tropicals from year to year. I have angle wing begonias, agapanthus, dipladenia, gardenia and a growing collection of succulents that spend the winter in a restful state in the windowed basement. They are starting to look a little ragged because of low light, humidity and water: the realities of the indoor winter environment in Kentuckiana. But things are changing outside so I am getting everyone ready for the big move.

  • Jameson Warner

    Jameson Warner was born to Jebb and Shawn Hicks Warner of Georgetown, Ky. on March 8, 2008. He weighed 6 lbs. 3 oz., and is welcomed by his brother, Justin Warner.

    Maternal grandparents are Billy and Diane Hicks; maternal great-grandparents are Ruby Moses and the late Bill Moses, and Bill and Marie Hicks.

    Paternal grandparents are Jack and Nancy Warner of Lexington, and Jerri Warner of Georgetown.

  • Macy Brooke Beagle

    Macy Brooke Beagle was born to Scott and Mary Beagle of Berry, Ky. on March 23, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 4 oz., and is welcomed by her brother Cole.

    Maternal grandparents are Rick and Evea Green of Berry; maternal great-grandparents are Kenneth and Georgena Brown, and Dorothy Green.

    Paternal grandparents are Terry and Dale Beagle of Berry; paternal great-grandparents are Ralph Thompson and Amanda Beagle.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    No births to announce this week.

    Canine units conduct random drug search at Harrison County Middle School and high school. No drugs found.

    Harrison County Recreation Department asks Cynthiana City Commission for more money. The department is not a money making operation. Higher fees for youth leagues spurrs complaints from parents. Next years budget will be operating on a $57,320 deficit.

  • Caleb Joseph Shepperd

    Caleb Joseph Shepperd was born to Jeremy and Erika Shepperd of Louisville, Ky. on March 16, 2008 at the University of Louisville Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Jaimie and Michelle Koch of Berea, Ky., and Thomas Roe of Mauk, Ga.

    Paternal grandparents are Joseph and Irene Shepperd of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparent is Dessie Shepperd of Falmouth, Ky.

  • * Log Cabin, Oct. 30, 1942 - It was learned here yesterday from reliable sources that the court house fence, containing a high type scrap iron and weighing an estimated 75 tons would be torn down today and thrown on the Donated Scrap Pile. Mr. H. A. Rohs stated yesterday that a quantity of high type pewter and brass fixtures from the old Aeolian Hall of ante-bellum vintage would be tossed into the scrap and proceeds donated to the County War Chest. Additional swords added to the collection of Sword and Saber Club include donations by H. R. Terry and Mrs. L. G. Evans.

  • * The Berry Citizen, Ezra D. Sargent, Editor and Publisher - Subscription, $1 a year. Wednesday, May 24, 1911. Half Acre news - Mrs. Finney Terry and daughter, Nellie, made a business trip to Cynthiana on Tuesday; V. B. King spent Wednesday night with Mr. and Mrs. Riley Townsend of near Boyd; Mrs. Frank Bowman and children of Ohio are spending a few days with her mother, Cynthia Sechrest and family; James Terry and sisters, Nellie and Mineona, spent Saturday night and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Louis Richardson; Mr. and Mrs. Stone Perkins had as their guests Sunday, James Perkins, Mr.