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Today's News

  • Sports beat

    Jacob Markley wins tennis
    tournament in Pikeville
    Harrison County junior-to-be Jacob Markley traveled to Pikeville the first weekend of June and competed in the Pikeville Open Tennis Tournament. Playing on the newly refurbished courts at the University of Pikeville, Markley brought home the championship in the 18 and under division.  
    Markley and the recently graduated Wes Barnett along with others on the Harrison County High School team plan to compete in several tournaments this summer.  

  • Richies to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Woody and Bonnie Richie, married on July 1, 1962, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at a reception given by their children Kelly Richie Brooks, Margaret Richie Johnson and Donald (Carol) Richie.
    Along with their children and friends, they will also celebrate with their grandchildren, Benjamin Brooks (Tampa, Fla.), Matthew and Elizabeth Brooks (Cynthiana), Andrew Duckworth (Lexington), Gabrielle Richie (Cynthiana) and Reagan Gorman (Cynthiana).

  • Smith-Haley to marry June 23

    Rodney and Bamba Smith of Dry Ridge announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Danielle Marie Smith to Derrick Allan Haley, son of Lin and Debbie Haley of Cynthiana.

  • Happiness can’t be found through a pin board

    Are you on Pinterest?
    “What’s that?” you ask. Oh, honey, where have you been?
    Pinterest is an online bulletin board/scrap book/wish list site where you “pin” pictures of things you see elsewhere on the Web that you like.
    Puppies and kittens and fluffy clouds, cupcakes from Sprinkles in New York, sandals on sale at DSW, the beach at Turks and Caicos.

  • Reunions

    CHS REUNION
    Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the closing of the Cynthiana High School on June 16 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at The Prizing House.
    Purchase tickets at Biancke’s Restaurant, Ewalt’s Jewelers, Chase Jewelers, Farmers Bank (Southside location), Cynthiana Museum or you may call Elaine Blackburn at 234-5689. Tickets are $17.50 each until June 8, $20 after June 8.

    McCAULEY

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, June 14
    Books and BBQ. Thursday, June 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Come learn how to make a delicious BBQ sauce and learn what the different ingredients can do. Dads and their children are especially encouraged to attend. Pre-registration is required.
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, June 14 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Colton Hunter Jett, June 1, son of David and Amber Jett; Blake Wesley McElhaney, April 9, son of Leslie Cain and Brent McElhaney.
    Sosbe Sounds, Inc., 226 S. Walnut St. (behind Judy’s Flowers), will hold their grand opening June 29. Owners are Bret and Lisa Sosbe.
    County’s justice center nears completion.

    25 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Brandy Shea Wright, June 1, daughter of Bonnie and Boyd Wright.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Ashton Rae Moore, 21, and Christopher Ryan Watts, 22, married May 12, 2012.
    Terri Brooke McMichael, 22, Christopher Jordan Ritchie, 23, married April 14, 2012.
    Whittney Susanne Gibson, 27, and Douglas Dwayne Kearns, 28, married May 19, 2012.
    Christin Dawn Barnes, 41, and Stephen Reed Jackson, 46, married May 19, 2012.
    Sierra Lynn Morgan, 21, and Marion Everett Redmon Jr., 23, married May 5, 2012.
    Brandy Renee Walker, 34, and Louie Fizette, 37, married May 24, 2012.

  • Mary Henson Circle holds monthly meeting

    The Mary Henson Circle of Elmarch Methodist Church met Tuesday, June 5 for their monthly meeting. Pauline Copes, president, called the meeting to order. Judy Richie led in prayer and gave the devotion.
    Each member present told their fathers name and spoke of loving memories of their father.
    Doris Fryman read a poem ‘Noble Eagles’ written by her nephew Jerry Dan Sipe, Sargent first class. The group shared pictures of their father.
    The blessing was given by Fryman before lunch.

  • Elks Fast Pitch Softball