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  • Sawyer Glenn Cracraft

    Sawyer Glenn Cracraft was born to Christopher and Angela Cracraft on Feb. 8, 2008 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky. He weighed 6 lbs. 13 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Jarvis Agee and Vivian Hawkins; maternal great-grandparents are Bonnie Robison of Campbellsville, Ky. and the late Wigg Robison, and the late James and Lena Agee of Campbellsville.

  • We winter over a great many tropicals from year to year. I have angle wing begonias, agapanthus, dipladenia, gardenia and a growing collection of succulents that spend the winter in a restful state in the windowed basement. They are starting to look a little ragged because of low light, humidity and water: the realities of the indoor winter environment in Kentuckiana. But things are changing outside so I am getting everyone ready for the big move.

  • Jameson Warner

    Jameson Warner was born to Jebb and Shawn Hicks Warner of Georgetown, Ky. on March 8, 2008. He weighed 6 lbs. 3 oz., and is welcomed by his brother, Justin Warner.

    Maternal grandparents are Billy and Diane Hicks; maternal great-grandparents are Ruby Moses and the late Bill Moses, and Bill and Marie Hicks.

    Paternal grandparents are Jack and Nancy Warner of Lexington, and Jerri Warner of Georgetown.

  • Macy Brooke Beagle

    Macy Brooke Beagle was born to Scott and Mary Beagle of Berry, Ky. on March 23, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 4 oz., and is welcomed by her brother Cole.

    Maternal grandparents are Rick and Evea Green of Berry; maternal great-grandparents are Kenneth and Georgena Brown, and Dorothy Green.

    Paternal grandparents are Terry and Dale Beagle of Berry; paternal great-grandparents are Ralph Thompson and Amanda Beagle.

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    No births to announce this week.

    Canine units conduct random drug search at Harrison County Middle School and high school. No drugs found.

    Harrison County Recreation Department asks Cynthiana City Commission for more money. The department is not a money making operation. Higher fees for youth leagues spurrs complaints from parents. Next years budget will be operating on a $57,320 deficit.

  • Caleb Joseph Shepperd

    Caleb Joseph Shepperd was born to Jeremy and Erika Shepperd of Louisville, Ky. on March 16, 2008 at the University of Louisville Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Jaimie and Michelle Koch of Berea, Ky., and Thomas Roe of Mauk, Ga.

    Paternal grandparents are Joseph and Irene Shepperd of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparent is Dessie Shepperd of Falmouth, Ky.

  • * Log Cabin, Oct. 30, 1942 - It was learned here yesterday from reliable sources that the court house fence, containing a high type scrap iron and weighing an estimated 75 tons would be torn down today and thrown on the Donated Scrap Pile. Mr. H. A. Rohs stated yesterday that a quantity of high type pewter and brass fixtures from the old Aeolian Hall of ante-bellum vintage would be tossed into the scrap and proceeds donated to the County War Chest. Additional swords added to the collection of Sword and Saber Club include donations by H. R. Terry and Mrs. L. G. Evans.

  • * The Berry Citizen, Ezra D. Sargent, Editor and Publisher - Subscription, $1 a year. Wednesday, May 24, 1911. Half Acre news - Mrs. Finney Terry and daughter, Nellie, made a business trip to Cynthiana on Tuesday; V. B. King spent Wednesday night with Mr. and Mrs. Riley Townsend of near Boyd; Mrs. Frank Bowman and children of Ohio are spending a few days with her mother, Cynthia Sechrest and family; James Terry and sisters, Nellie and Mineona, spent Saturday night and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Louis Richardson; Mr. and Mrs. Stone Perkins had as their guests Sunday, James Perkins, Mr.

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    Births announced this week are: Cameron Chase Calvert, March 20, son of Jeff and Stacy Calvert; Joshua Michael Graves, March 17, son of Joey and Cara Graves; Billy Michael Highland, March 15, son of Chastity Highland; Chloe Love Depew, Feb. 20, daughter of Martin Timothy and Kay Depew; Frank Malcolm Lang, Jan. 17, son of Steve and Mary Lang; Zachery Allen Northcutt, March 12, son of Jeff and Brandy Northcutt.

  • Kathryn Cecilia Gasser

    Kathryn Cecilia Gasser was born to Nathan and Megan Gasser of Cynthiana on Dec. 31, 2007 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz., and is welcomed by her brother, Addison Trimpe-Gasser.

    Maternal grandparents are Kevin and Kathy Grayson of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Billy and Shirley Grayson and Lewis and Mary Jo Gaffin; maternal great-great-grandparents are Halleen Sandy and Lucy Grayson.

  • Jayden Daniel Davis

    Jayden Daniel Davis was born to Megan Poe and Johnathan Davis of Cynthiana on Feb. 19, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 5 lbs. 13 oz.

    Maternal grandfather is William Poe of Mt. Olivet, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Robert and Karen Beagle and Rosa Poe and William E. Poe.

    Paternal grandmother is Barbie Davis of Paris, Ky.; paternal great-grandparents are Robert and Laverne McDaniel, Jesse Hutchison, and Daisy Williams.

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    Births announced this week are: Ryan Chase Brown, March 9, son of Tim and Marireed Brown; Lynnzie Brooke Craddock, Feb. 4, daughter of Wade and Amy Morrison Craddock.

    A public meeting will be held March 19 at Macedonia Baptist Church on FEMA/HUD disaster recovery funds for property owners.

    March 24, 1988: State transportation officials continue to discuss constructing a connector road from New Lair Road to US 27 to reduce the amount of tractor-trailer traffic traveling through Cynthiana's business area.

  • MUSEUM MUSINGS,

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Oct. 15, 1942 - Scrap Drive WW2 - AD day Monday everywhere one looked he saw scrap metal. Children with wagons, wheelbarrows, carrying in baskets, sacks, men in their own or borrowed trucks, joh wagons pulled by two horses, passenger cars unloading precious metal, all joined to make a scene most pleasing to local citizens, but unpleasing to the Nazis. Several merchants loaned trucks to haul big loads. Much scrap was being dumped into the court house yard. This is donated and will be sold.

  • * Log Cabin, April 2, 1897 - Miss Lula Batson, who is visiting Misses Robertson and Jane Wood, attended the opera in Cincinnati this week.

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    Birth announced this week are: Justin Dale Cole, March 3, son of Dale and Teresa Cole.

    For possibly the first time ever, the Salvation Army service unit has been established in Harrison County. Camp and back-to-school programs are among the services the newly formed unit will provide. People who are in need of help can contact a member of the Salvation Army's welfare committee to be considered for vouchers. Chairman of the local unit is Charlie Tribble.

    Cynthiana City Commissioners consider implementing police bike patrol.

  • Maximus Alexander Jett

    Maximus Alexander Jett was born to William Jett and Tiffney Martin of Cynthiana on Feb. 21, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 3 oz., and is welcomed by his sister, Ashley Lyle.

    Maternal grandparents are Thelma and Dennis Craig of Covington, Ky.

    Paternal grandparents are William G. Jett and Patsy J. Wilson of Cynthiana.

  • Whyatt Keith Lea

    Whyatt Keith Lea was born to Kenna-Rae and Keith Lea of Cynthiana on Feb. 12, 2008. He weighed 7 lbs. 3 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Weston Lea.

    Maternal grandparents are Suzie Epperson and Mark Withrow of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Mary Epperson and the late Kenneth Epperson, and Judy Withrow and the late Sam Withrow.

    Paternal grandparents are Wendall Lea of Falmouth, Ky. and the late Annetta Dennie Denton; paternal great-grandparents are Jr. and Violet Dennie and Jr. and Betty Lea.

  • Lawrence Joseph Cortelyou, 66

    Lawrence Joseph Cortelyou, 66, a resident of Falmouth, Ky., died Monday, March 10, 2008 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Ft. Thomas, Ky.

  • * Cynthiana News, March 4, 1869 - Mr. Brannock of Missouri passed up the road with about 30 hogs, which weighed about 115 pounds each.

    * City Ordinance, Year 1871, Section 15 - The city marshall shall seize all hogs and goats running at large in the streets, of which he may be unable to ascertain the owner and after three days notice of the time and place of sale, sell the same to the highest bidder, for the benefit of the city.

    * Benjamin Franklin - Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.

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