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Today's Features

  • Lena Charles Rains was born to Shaun and Anastasia Rains of Cynthiana on May 16, 2014 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 6 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Tom and Beverly Pierce of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are the late Lawrence and Gladys Haley and the late Archie and Lena Mae Pierce.
    Paternal grandparents are Bill Rains of Williamsburg and Bud and Brenda Moore of Gray; paternal great-grandparents are the late Charlie and Illa Rains and Virgil Carpenter and the late Dorthene Carpenter.

  • Grace R., resident at Cedar Ridge Health Campus, proved to Lexington Legend fans that age doesn’t have to get in the way of your goals and passions.
    On Tuesday, May 20, Cedar Ridge took seven residents and five staff members to Whitaker Ballpark in Lexington to watch the Lexington Legends take on the Hagerstown Suns as the kickoff to their Summer Fieldtrip program. Everyone enjoyed the game and they even danced, cheered, and sang in the seventh inning stretch where they were recognized over the loud speaker.

  • RUDDLES MILLS CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL
    The Ruddles Mills Consolidated School in Bourbon County reunion will be June 28 at the Ruddles Mills Christian Church.
    Fellowship will begin at 5 p.m. with a potluck meal served between 5 and 6 p.m.
    Bring a covered dish to share and fellowship with old friends.

    CHS CLASS OF 1954
    The Cynthiana High School Class of 1954 will hold their 60th year reunion on Saturday, June 28 at The Prizing House, 329 S. Church St. Social hour will be from 5-6 p.m. with a buffet dinner beginning at 6 p.m.

  • It seems that we have been spoiled: A decade of mostly mild winters has led us to believe that all those borderline hardy plants would never get knocked back by a cold winter.
    Well, I have seen quite a few crape myrtles, figs and French hydrangeas that are struggling to come back on old wood.
    Fear not, however, because these plants are root hardy and will sprout new growth from the roots.

  • The nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees begins Sunday, June 15, 2014.
    To be eligible to serve on an FSA county committee, a person must participate or cooperate in a program administered by FSA, be eligible to vote in a county committee election and reside in the local administrative area where the person is nominated.

  • (BPT) - Nothing says “summer is here” like a fresh salad bursting with garden-fresh vegetables, herbs and flavors. So how do you toss some zing into your salad to get your family and friends craving more? Follow these five simple steps to create eye-popping, mouth-watering and crowd-pleasing bowls of healthy and delicious salads.
    Many shades of green

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Jonathan Tyler Freeman, Feb. 10, son of Stuart and Angela Freeman; Kaitlyn Marie Hunt, April 6, daughter of Larry Jr. and Brenda Hunt; Linkin Chase Kiskaden, May 13, son of Lee and Nancy Kiskaden; Madison Nicole Perkins, May 30, daughter of Santana Perkins and Billy Reffett; Sidney Louise Sowder, May 17, daughter of Jeffrey and Sammie Sowder; Landon Jackson Whitaker, April 3, son of Rusty and Stacey Whitaker.
    Sharon Hill returns to Northside Elementary School as its new principal.

  • On Easter, my husband and I visited a church in Tampa.

  • BOYERS CHAPEL
    A revival will be held June 13-15 at Boyers Chapel with evangelist Kevin Strausbaugh.
    June 13 and 14 services will begin at 7 p.m. and June 15 at 11 a.m. Special singing at 6:30 with Rachel Lorenz on Friday and Megan Bryant on Saturday. Everyone is invited to attend.
    Allen Crabtree is the pastor.

    CENTRAL CHRISTIAN

    Central Christian Church is hosting a Vacation Bible School (VBS) June 9-13 from 6-8:30 p.m.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Garrett Avery Fryman, May 8, son of Viv and Mike Fryman.
    Red Cross swimming lessons to begin June 7 at Cynthiana Country Club.
    Water Aerobics to begin June 14 at the Cynthiana Country Club.
    Crumb rubber to be applied on the Hilltop football fields from a recent grant.
    Fillies Megan Gray, Katelyn Gray, Audra Isaac and Olivia Faulkner qualify for state track meet.

    25 years ago . . .