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  • Luke Preston Hatfield

    Luke Preston Hatfield was born to Josh and Jennifer Hatfield on July 29, 2008 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, Ky.

    He weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Jace Parker Hatfield.

    Maternal grandparents are the Rev. Rodney and Delores Hensley of Rose Hill, Va.

    Paternal grandparents are Myron and Joyce Hatfield of Pennington Gap, Va., and Betsy and Danny Haley of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Lula Thomas, Betty Hatfield and the late William Howard Hatfield, all of Cynthiana.

  • Homemaker Dues are due now for new or renewing members. There are 13 clubs available active members. Mailbox members are $8. Flashlights are a free give away to everyone who joins. Consider giving a mailbox membership to a friend or shut in.

    Holiday Cooking School. Thursday, Dec. 11 at Cedar Ridge Health Care Campus at 5:30 p.m. featuring Cheryl Case, County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Science and Jara Bauer, R.D. Harrison Memorial Hospital. There is no cost, but please register by calling 234-5510. There will be door prizes, recipes and tasting.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Kevin Austin Barnett, Dec. 4, son of Kenneth and Paula Barnett; Austin Wayne Thomas Bevins, Dec. 4, son of Mary Jane Bevins and Gerald Thomas Wright Jr.; Taylor Leigh Harney, Dec. 2, daughter of Jeff and Kathy Harney; Autumn Marie Smith, Dec. 6, daughter of Ben and April Smith; Luke Jennings Stephens, Nov. 28, son of Ronnie and Becky Stephens.

  • ANTIOCH MILLS CHRISTIAN

    The annual Christmas dinner will be held Sunday, Dec. 7, immediately following the second service. Meat and drinks will be provided.Everyone is asked to bring a side dish or dessert.

    The children and adults will present a Christmas musical on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m.

    The traditional Christmas Eve service will take place at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 24.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, July 26, 1917 - “Locust Grove news - Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Padgett spent a delightful day Sunday with the family of Otis McCauley; Mr. and Mrs. Noah McCauley and son were the guests Sunday of Sarah McCauley; Mayme Fryman spent Sunday night with Bertie Mae Fields; James Reno, wife and two children, Hazel and Malcom, of Cynthiana, dined Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. S. D. McCauley; Mr. and Mrs. Grover McCauley and babe spent Saturday night and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Taylor. A jolly crowd of 20 from here spent a delightful day at Poindexter Saturday fishing.

  • BERRY UNITED

    METHODIST

    Thanks to everyone who helped in with the Soup and Basket Auction that was held this past weekend.

    Christmas Program. At the Berry United Methodist Church will take place on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. The program director will be Sherry Gillespie. She has put together a new program.

  • Piper RhiAnnon-Rae True

    Piper RhiAnnon-Rae True was born to Randy and Greta (Wohlwinder) True of Berry, Ky. on Sept. 17, 2008 at Georgetown Community Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs., 12 oz. and is welcomed by her brothers, Dane and Gavin True.

    Maternal grandparents are Charlie and Susie Wohlwinder of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Anna May Henry of Carlisle and the late Preston Henry, and the late Cecil and Doris Wohlwinder of Cynthiana.

  • *Log Cabin, Nov. 11, 1905 -- “The first newspaper in Cynthiana was the ‘Guardian of Liberty’ published from Jan. 18, 1817 to March 13, 1819, possibly longer by John G. Keenan in the Redmon building on Court Square. ‘The Cynthiana Advertiser’ was established in 1821, continuing until 1827, ‘The Gleaner’ and the ‘Visitor,’ the latter a literary paper, were published from 1830 to about 1838. ‘The Cynthiana News’ was established in 1850 by John Atkinson and was purchased in 1851 by Major A. J. Morey.”

  • Cynthiana firefighters didn’t have to go home to have Thanksgiving dinner with their families.

    While most were home preparing Thanksgiving meals for the following day, firefighters and their families celebrated together Wednesday afternoon at fire station 1.

    “The great thing about working at the fire department is all the nieces and nephews you inherit,” said Chief Jay Sanders.

  • ANTIOCH MILLS CHRISTIAN

    The annual Christmas dinner will be held Sunday, Dec. 7, immediately following the second service. Meat and drinks will be provided.Everyone is asked to bring a side dish or dessert.

    The children and adults will present a Christmas musical on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m.

    The traditional Christmas Eve service will take place at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 24.

  • Nathaniel Allen Carson

    Nathaniel Allen Carson was born to Crystal and Josh Carson of Cynthiana on Nov. 24, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Randy and Diana Herrington of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are David and Judy Fryman and Betty Moore.

    Paternal grandparents are Jeff Carson of Cynthiana and Shirley Carson of Berry, Ky.; paternal great-grandparents are Charles Carson Jr. and Peggy Carson.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Emily Morgan Florence, Nov. 2, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Florence; William Nicholas Gunther, Nov. 19, son of Karen and Michael Gunther; Austin Louis and Kirby Tyler Jackson, Nov. 27, twins of Gary and Becky Jackson.

    City and county agencies are having trouble agreeing on details of a joint ordinance (on the option for purchase of land for an Industrial Park) that would set the wheels in motion for development of a proposed industrial park.

  • A healthy food cooking demonstration will be held at the Harrison County Health Department Frankie Casey Taylor Community room at 5 p.m. on Dec. 8. Please bring a recipe that could be modified to offer traditional ethic flavors, but with more health - conscious ingredients and preparation methods.

    Attendees are asked to sign up to ensure an adequate amount of food.

    Call Carol Carson at 859-588-5981 by Friday, Dec. 5 at noon. 

    This program is hosted by The Sisters Together Move More, Eat Better committee and Wedco District Health Education.

  • *Cynthiana News, Feb. 9, 1854 - “C. A. Webster, Forwarding and Commission Merchant and Dealer in Groceries, Hardware, Queensware, Glassware, Mechanical Tools, Stoves, Castings and Tinware, Boots, Shoes, Hats and Caps, Guns and Pistols, Gold and Silver Watches, Jewelry and Notions, Paints, Oils, Dye-Stuffs, Window Glass, Medicines, Staple and Fancy Dry Goods, Foreign and Domestic Wines, Oysters, Confectioneries &c. - Main Street.”

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Abigail Shalee Earley, Nov. 18, daughter of Jason and Lisa Earley; Christopher David Tucker, Nov. 21, son of Ginnie Lee Richardson and Charles David Tucker; Austin Dwayne Tumey, Nov. 27, son of Dwayne and Marlane Tumey.

  • New federal legislation now allows farmers and landowners of farms with 10 or fewer base acres the opportunity to receive payments for the 2008 Direct and Counter-Cyclical Payment Program (DCP). On Oct. 13, 2008, President George W. Bush signed a bill that made amendments to the 2008 Farm Bill.

     

  • Leaf raking is a fall rite that only children enjoy, it seems. Once we rake the piles they enjoying undoing it all in one jump. I propose a new approach that makes us all happy: adults can still rake a little, children can still play and trees will benefit from some mulch and fertilizer. Raking leaves is passé; instead let them stay where they fall, beneath the canopies of your trees.

  • BERRY UNITED

    METHODIST

    Thanks to everyone who helped in with the Soup and Basket Auction that was held this past weekend.

    Christmas Program. At the Berry United Methodist Church will take place on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. The program director will be Sherry Gillespie. She has put together a new program.

  • The Harrison County Beef Cattle Association conducted their annual meeting on Monday, Nov. 10 at the Harrison County Extension Center. One hundred and thirty local producers and family members attended the dinner meeting which was sponsored by the local Association and United Producers, Inc. or Paris Stockyards.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Wil Randolph Hinkle, Nov. 11, son of Robert and Leslie Hinkle; Madelyn Sue Swinford, Oct. 26, daughter of David and Tina Swinford.

    The annual Christmas parade "Memories of Christmas Past," will be held this Saturday. Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third and an overall champion will be selected at 4 p.m. The parade will start at River Road at 5:30 p.m.