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  • “This year’s Women’s Health Issues is the 15th annual” says Cheryl Case, Chairman of the committee. “Each year we try to educate women on a variety of health topics and preventative measures through our women’s health program” she says.

     

    Programs vary to meet the specific needs of the Harrison County women. We use the previous year evaluation and suggestions of the committee members in our planning. Topics can range from skin care to cancer to cholesterol and are often times presented by medical experts.

     

  • Ladies of all ages, you’re invited to the 15th annual Women’s Health Issues Seminar. This year it will be held Tuesday, April 27 at the Cynthiana Christian Church.  Doors will open at 5 p.m. for registration. Dr. Frank McKemie, HMH Internist/Pediatrician will be our first speaker at 5:30 p.m. on “What You Need to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis.”  Even if you do not have the disease, you will know what to look for as you age or help your parents or relatives who may have rheumatoid arthritis.

  • BUENA VISTA

    ALUMNI BANQUET

    The Buena Vista Alumni Banquet will be held at the First United Methodist Church Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 6 p.m. All former students, teachers, alumni and friends are welcome.

    For reservations call Dorothy Slade at 234-5835 by May 11. The meal will be $13 per person.

    WHITAKER

    The Whitaker reunion will be held May 2 at the 4-H Camp on US 27. A potluck lunch will be served at noon.

  • Cooper Isaac Brooks

    Cooper Isaac Brooks was born to Chris and Mandy Brooks of Cynthiana on March 22, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz.

  • Driving into town the other day I was depressed about how this mulch thing has really gotten out of hand.  Every tree looked like a telephone pole sticking out of a rounded mound or orange-looking mulch. 

    All I could think was “poor trees.” I keep writing about it, but is doesn’t seem people are getting the message that too much mulch is a bad thing. 

    I know, some people have been liberated, but we still have some more work to do.  The bottom line: Two inches of coarse mulch that is not piled around the trunk.

  • The Democratic Woman’s Club of Harrison County met for a luncheon meeting at the Cynthiana Country Club on March 26. Irene Bragg, president, called the meeting to order. Marilyn Bell led in prayer. And Trudy McGuire led in the Pledge of Allegiance and the Democratic Creed.

    Bragg welcomed several candidates or their representatives who were present. A number of public officials were present.

  • April 19 -- Gourd Necklace Workshop, Harrison County Extension Office at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

    April 27 -- Homemaker Leader training, FoodScapes, Harrison County Extension Office, 1 p.m.; Women’s Health Issues, Cynthiana Christian Church, 5:30 p.m.

    April 29 -- Trapunto Workshop, Harrison County Extension Office, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

    May 3 -- Harrison County Homemaker Annual Meeting, 6 p.m., Harrison County Extension Office. Tickets are $10 each and available at the office.

  • The Harrison County Farmers Market committee will meet on Tuesday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Harrison County Health Department.

  • * We hope that you will include a visit to the museum as a part of the eighth annual Raggedy Ann Festival this Saturday, April 17 in downtown Cynthiana.

    * R.B. Gruelle was born in 1851 in Cynthiana. Do you know who R.B. Gruelle was?

    * Even as a boy, R. B. Gruelle was an artist, showman and businessman. He produced magic lantren shows for the neighborhood children. There is a magic lantern in the bueum magic lantern in the museum collection.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Sydnie Elizabeth Lyons, March 9, daughter of Robert and Lon Lyons; James Mason Marsh, March 3, son of Chris and Mindy Marsh; James Brack Noble, March 24, son of Leslie and Angie Noble; Austin Tyler Omar Reyna, March 31, son of Tammy Frizzell and Teadoro Reyna.

    Alisha Eckler of Harrison County has finished her first week of overseas traveling adventure. She left Cincinnati on April 3 for a 118-day adventure around the world.

    Harrison County Breds break spring break slump with win over Paris.

  • By Bill Roberts, Co. ext. agent

    2010 4-H CAMP

  • The Harrison County Ag Development Board wants to remind all Farmers in Harrison County that the sign-up period for programs in 2010 will end on Monday, April 19 at 4:30 p.m. All applications should be returned to the Harrison County Extension Office.

  • BUENA VISTA

    ALUMNI BANQUET

    The Buena Vista Alumni Banquet will be held at the First United Methodist Church Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 6 p.m. All former students, teachers, alumni and friends are welcome.

    For reservations call Dorothy Slade at 234-5835 by May 11. The meal will be $13 per person.

  • April 8 -- Community Health Fair, Harrison County Middle School, 7-11 a.m.

    April 9 -- Painting Class, Harrison County Extension Office at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

    April 19 -- Gourd Necklace Workshop, Harrison County Extension Office at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

    April 27 -- Homemaker Leader training, FoodScapes, Harrison County Extension Office, 1 p.m.; Women’s Health Issues, Cynthiana Christian Church, 5:30 p.m.

    April 29 -- Trapunto Workshop, Harrison County Extension Office, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

  • *Cynthiana Democrat, July 1960 -- “Denver, Colo. - Joe B. Hall, head basketball coach at Regis College here, has been named athletic director as well. The 31-year old Cynthiana, Ky. native succeeds Fred T. Daly, who has headed Regis’ athletic programs since 1957. His appointment to become effective Aug. 1. ‘We are pleased to have a man of Coach Hall’s caliber ready to assume these duties,’ Regis’ president said, ‘He did an exceptional job with the varsity basketball team as well as in revising our physical education program.’”

  • Girl Scout Troop 168 is working on their Silver Award Project. This project is for the cadet’s level in girl scouts. The troop has put in 50 hours of work and have chose to do activities that would help benefit the local animal shelter.

    The troop has been to several other Girl Scout Troops in Harrison County and made Happy Socks (sock filled with batten rolled in cat nip and tied) for the kittens to play with at the shelter.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Amy Dawn Cole, March 20, daughter of Melody Dawn Cole; Dakota Layne Colemire, March 23, son of Lynn and Jessica Colemire; Daniel Stewart Craig, March 21, son of Janna Allynn Weinel and Kevin Stewart Craig; Jeffery Dalton Million, March 21, son of Bethany Lynn Million; Monica Elizabeth Spicer, March 22, daughter of Debbie and Donald Spicer; Zachery Shane Hodge, March 17, son of Christy and Shane Hodge; Sidney Olivia Manion, Feb. 13, daughter of Chris and Ann Manion.

  • Our current warm, sunny weather has made everyone just delighted and the intoxication of it all may lead us to act impulsively. 

    I am as anxious as anyone to move some of my houseplants outdoors: My gardenia looks terrible in the dining room and the jasmine down stairs seems to stare into space dreaming of better days.

    They are coming, just be slow about the transition from indoors to out.

  • FFA Big Truck, Tractor Pull

    The Harrison County FFA Alumni will sponsor a Big Truck and Tractor Pull on Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24 at the Harrison County Fairgrounds. Both events will begin at 7 p.m.

    A silent auction will be held Friday night only. For more information contact Steven Prows at 859-298-0025.

  • Back in 2007 we installed a five acre tall grass prairie with assistance from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Habitat Improvement Program. Each year they assist a number of landowners in various ways that improve habitat, prevent erosion and protect waterways. Basically, you do the work but they supply you with the materials needed to get the job done.