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  • ANDERSON/CUMMINS

    The annual Anderson/Cummins family reunion will be on Aug. 1 at Antioch Mills Christian Church. A potluck dinner will be served around 12:30 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Bring your favorite covered dish and/or dessert.

    CLASS OF 1995

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1995 will host its 15-year reunion at the Cynthiana Country Club on Aug. 14, 2010 from 7 p.m. to midnight.

    Tickets purchased in advance are $15 for a single and $30 for a couple.

  • • Lillian Jade Hollon

    Lillian Jade Hollon was born to Amanda Courtney and Jack Hollon III of Berry, Ky. on July 13, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz.

    • Olivia Taylor Russell

    Olivia Taylor Russell was born to Renae Russell (Smith) and Jacob Russell on May 26, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky. She weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz.`

  • Potatoes, garlic and onions:  these tree vegetables are staples worldwide partly because of their versatility and partly because of their storage-ability. Late July and August is when our spring planted onions, garlic and potatoes reach maturity and are ready for harvest. If you want to harvest some new potatoes, onions or garlic before they reach maturity enjoy them at the table in short order but if you want to store them it is important to harvest them at the correct time.

  • * Log Cabin, Oct. 13, 1944 -- “S. J. Stewart, of this city, on Tuesday assumed his new duties as manager of the Crescent Flour Mill, owned by O. W. Robinson, Knoxville, Tenn., who operates a number of mills.”

  • •Evan David Melcher Beam was born to Erin Melcher Beam and Matt Beam on July 1, 2010 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He weighed 6 lbs. 15.6 oz.

  • July 15 final acreage reporting date for all crops

    Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds agricultural producers of the acreage reporting requirements that must be met prior to receiving program benefits. Filing an accurate acreage report for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage and prevented planting acreage, can prevent the loss of benefits for a variety of programs. July 15 is the final date to certify all crops, except small grains, including the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).

  • Celebrity chefs say people eat with their eyes first.  Then, they serve up a deliciously crafted work of art on a plate.  It may be true, but most of us use our senses of smell and taste to satisfy hunger.

  • CLASS OF 1960

    Harrison County High School Class of 1960 will have its 50th reunion on July 17, 2010 with social time from 5-6:30 with dinner at 6:30 at the Cynthiana Country Club.

    For more information call 859-234-1306.

    CLASS OF 1995

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1995 will host its 15-year reunion at the Cynthiana Country Club on Aug. 14, 2010 from 7 p.m. to midnight. Tickets purchased in advance are $15 for a single and $30 for a couple.

  • We have all asked the question “why hasn’t my plant bloomed?”

    Sometimes the answer is as simple as not enough sunlight, not old enough, not cold enough or hot enough, etc. 

    In fact, it could be as simple as a little digging and dividing for some renewed blooming attitude.

    For most of my herbaceous perennials I wait until early fall to do a good portion of my digging and dividing.

  • •Summer Lynne Allan and Rodney Leo Dryden to be married at the late Dr. Ed Ford’s home in Cynthiana on Aug. 14, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. A reception will follow the ceremony. Formal invitations are being sent.

  • *Cynthiana Democrat, Aug. 3, 1933 - “President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Thursday appointed Mac Swinford of Cynthiana, Ky. as district attorney for the eastern district of Kentucky.” (There is a display at the museum to honor Judge Mac. Are you familiar with his writings?)

    *Cynthiana Democrat, Oct. 30, 1969 - “A fire of undetermined origin destroyed the maintenance building belonging to Bluegrass Plant Foods, Inc. last Thursday.”

  • Submitted By Cheryl Case, Extension Agent

    Celebrity chefs say people eat with their eyes first.  Then, they serve up a deliciously crafted work of art on a plate.  It may be true, but most of us use our senses of smell and taste to satisfy hunger.

  • The insect world has countless sucking and chewing pests. One of the most difficult questions to answer, and I get asked it often, is “what’s eating my plant?”

    It could be a chewing beetle, or caterpillar; or it could be a sucking spider mite, bug or aphid, among many, many others. 

    Our early heat wave this summer added an additional component to the problem…many insects love this sort of disagreeable weather and can multiply more rapidly as a result.

  • CLASS OF 1960

    Harrison County High School Class of 1960 will have its 50th reunion on July 17, 2010 with social time from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 at the Cynthiana Country Club.

    For more information call 859-234-1306.

    CRISWELL, RANKIN, SLADE, MARTIN REUNION

    The Criswell-Rankin-Slade-Martin reunion will be Sunday, Aug. 8 at the Benson United Methodist Church.

    A potluck meal will be served at 12:30 p.m.

    Table service and drinks will be provided.

    FRYMAN

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Charles Nathaniel Lee Bowling, April 12, son of Cecil Lee Jr. and Sabrina Bowling; Dennis Wayne "Trey" Russell III, May 24, son of Heather and Dennis Russell II; Jessica Nicole Steven, May 22, gaughter of Amy Quesenberry and Harold E. Steven Jr.; Daniel Scott Faulconer, May 25, son of Brian and Amanda Faulconer; Maxwell Royce Ferguson, May 14, son of Dr. David and Jolleen Ferguson; Grace Louise Street, May 17, daughter of the Rev. John and Lori Street Jr.

  • •Kellie Marie Grubbs and JJ Nicholsto marry on July 3 at 4:30 p.m. at Indian Creek Christian Church. A reception will be held at the Cynthiana Country Club.

    •Katheryn Elizabeth Boaz and Benjamin McDowell Royse to be married at Southern Hills United Methodist Church on Aug. 28, 2010, at 5:30 p.m. A reception will follow at Red Mile.

  • * Cynthiana News, June 6, 1867 - “The county of Harrison is entitled to three scholarships in the ‘Agricultural College’ located in Lexington, we believe. It is a concern we know little about and care to know less. It is time that the Legislature of Kentucky cease making appropriations for the advantage of a certain few. The people of this county have paid taxes enough for the benefit of a few nabobs.” (nabob - person of great wealth)

  • On July 5, a High Moisture Haylage field day will be presented on the farm of Greg McCauley. Michelle Simon, UK summer intern, will be presenting information on wrapping haylage at the correct time to increase the quality of the product, information on new possibilites for producers, and information on hay temperatures and curing time. Dr. Ray Smith, University of Kentucky Forage Specialist, will be the guest speaker.

  • These are the summers that I am glad I have maintained a growing succulent collection for outdoor containers. 

    It has been dreadfully hot this year and spending all my time watering containers is not my idea of fun.  

    If we removed the Ohio Valley humidity factor, this summer would be like a Zone 9, Mediterranean climate with pop-up thunderstorms. 

  • CLASS OF 1960

    Harrison County High School Class of 1960 will have its 50th reunion on July 17 with social time from 5-6:30, dinner at 6:30 at the Cynthiana Country Club. For more information call 859-234-1306.

    MORRISON

    The Morrison reunion will be held July 10 from 11 a.m. to ? at the Scott County Park in the outdoor shelter. Bring a dish, drinks, etc., and enjoy a day of memories. For more information call 234-8746.

    NICHOLS