10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Braxton Chase Bramel, Dec. 29, son of Adrienne Bramel and Rex Simpson Jr.; Eli Scott Mattox, Jan. 2, son of Deana and Scott Mattox; Quenton Bryce Turley, Jan. 7, son of Chris Turley and Gwen Hicks.
An informal Christian Home Fellowship meets the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 6-8 p.m. for more information call Janet at 859-954-1145.
ST. JAMES AME
Cynthiana NA Group Hope for Tomorrow meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 6 p.m. at St. James AME Church, 312 W. Pleasant St. Annex. Speaker meeting last Thursday of each month.
For more information or questions call Blaine at 859-298-1171.
* City Record Book - Trustees meeting, Thursday, Nov. 3, 1859 - “Be it further ordained that it shall be the duty of the said Patrol or Police on duty at night for the time being to ring the Court House Bell at 9 o’clock p.m.
The Harrison County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting the annual contractor’s breakfast at the Harrison County Cooperative Extension Office on Jan. 25 starting at 8 a.m.
The workshop session this year will be conducted by representatives from the Harrison County Conservation District, and Natural Resource and Conservation Services. The topic of this year’s workshop is focused on proper installation of various conservation practices and state cost share program signup information.
“You don’t want to eat onions on Tuesdays because they make you sleepy,” said Thelma Taylor to a young journalism pup.
Tuesday was and still is deadline day at The Cynthiana Democrat and if anyone knew the do’s and don’ts of deadlines, it was Thelma.
She was the first woman to earn editor status for The Cynthiana Democrat and I know exactly how she did it. One word... caring.
Thelma had a passion for Cynthiana and Harrison County and more importantly the people who make up that community.
Drugs and a less than stable economy will drive any dishonest person to great extremes, even if they have to put great effort into it, according to local officials.
Harrison County residents have found themselves checking the dead-bolt twice to ensure their houses have been locked up tight in order to keep people from taking precious metals from their walls.
The scare may be over for now due to a recent arrest that labeled one man as an infamous, yet an unorthodox thief.
Community Choir enrollment deadline is Jan. 17.
The Licking Valley Singers Community Choir is gearing up for its spring session and seeks new members.
No audition is required. The spring session is Feb. 3-17. Rehearsals are Thursdays 6:30-8:30 p.m. at MVC/LVC.
To sign up or for more information, contact Karen Bear 859-234-4393
This past year, Harrison County lost one of the stalwarts of the local service unit of the Salvation Army with the death of Clarence Horn.
The chapter board has established the “Clarence Horn Humanitarian Award” and scholarship to honor and preserve the vision Horn provided in serving the people of the community.