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Today's News

  • HMH purchases obstetrical equipment in memory of Bailey

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) purchased obstetrical equipment for newborn babies from donations made in memory of Elizabeth Bailey to the Women’s Center that bears her name. Bailey was the administrator at HMH for 21 years.
    Two oxygen blenders have been purchased for the obstetrical unit at HMH. The blenders are respiratory devices used to mix oxygen with other gases to the appropriate oxygen concentration. The devices will be used to assist with babies in need of oxygen after delivery.

  • Rotary to recognize World Polio Day Oct. 24

    When Rotary began the fight in 1985, polio affected 350,000 people, mostly children. Since then, polio has been reduced by more than 99 percent. To date, Rotary has contributed more than US $1 billion and countless volunteer hours to the protection of more than two billion children in 122 countries. After nearly 30 years, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative is on the brink of making history.
    Why polio eradication matters:

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  • Haydon attends Kubota’s National Dealer meeting

    Joy Haydon from Haydon Equipment Inc. of Cynthiana attended Kubota Tractor Corporation’s 2013 National Dealer Meeting in Memphis, Tenn., joining more than 1,000 Kubota dealers from across the country for an exclusive first look at the latest Kubota product introductions and innovations.

  • Sports beat

    Cross country hosts
    invitational Thursday
     The Harrison County Invitational Cross Country Meet will be held this Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Cynthiana Country Club. The meet begins at 5:15 p.m. with the middle school boys and girls and continues at 5:45 with the varsity girls’ race.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Kala Erin Coblentz, Oct. 21, daughter of David and Robyn Coblentz; Tara Elizabeth Petty, Oct. 19, daughter of Mike and Rhonda Collings Petty; Lucas Aaron Wells, Oct. 15, son of Larry and Diana Wells; Russell Lee Wright, Oct. 20, son of Albert Moore and Kimberly Wright.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, June 1896 - “Cynthiana is the county seat of Harrison County. The population of the county is about 19,000. Post offices in the county are Antioch Mills, Avena, Berry, Boyd, Branch, Breckenridge, Broadwell, Claysville, Colville, Connersville, Cynthiana, Dunaway, Havilandsville, Kelat, Lair, Leesburg, Leeslick, Oddville, Poindexter, Renaker, Robinson, Rutland, Selma, Shadynook, Smitsonville, Sunrise, Sylvandell, and Venus.” (Visit the museum to see a part of the old Sylvandell post office.)

  • McKees celebrate 65th anniversary

    Julian McKee and Helen Vance McKee celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Oct. 23.
    The couple has four children, Larry (Pat) McKee of Carlisle, Ky., Jo Ann (Harry) Havens of Millersburg, Ky., Eddie (Sandy) McKee of Marysville, Ohio and Ronnie McKee of Cynthiana; six grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.
    The couple resides in Paris, Ky.

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  • Caswells to observe 50th anniversary with reception

    Raymond (Jr.) and Jeannette Caswell will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 3 with a reception. The reception will be held at First United Methodist Church, corner of Church and Pike St., from 2-5 p.m. No gifts please.