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Living

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Caylee Brooke Browning, Aug. 28, daughter of Robert and Ssraia Browning; Sophia Renee Simpson, July 1, daughter of Ssgt. Steven Travis and Stephanie Kathleen Simpson.
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will be moving its community room across street between Shell Mart and Biancke’s Restaurant on Pleasant Street. The children’s library section will be moved into the Charles Feix room. The change is due to overcrowding.

  • Cover crops are multi-purpose

    While I will admit that half of my vegetable garden looks dreadful, the other half is holding steady because we mulched paths with a heavy layer of wood chips, filled unplanted beds with cover crops and have weeded the rest by hand and hoe. Cover crops are multi-purpose in the vegetable garden.  
    While many disease pathogens winter-over on plant debris (and an equal amount remain viable in the soil) it means we need to strategize to keep the garden relatively clean.  

  • Annual Saturday In Carlisle Festival planned for Sept. 28

    The Saturday In Carlisle Festival is soon coming. The Carlisle Rotary Club invites you to come, participate and enjoy another day of great festival activities. This is our 14th year sponsoring the event and we have planned a bigger and fuller day’s event. The upcoming “Saturday In Carlisle” Day will be on Saturday, Sept. 28 starting at 9 a.m. on and around the courthouse lawn and streets.
    Last year there were over 100 vendors and events for the one-day event. Booth space is still available, contact Carolyn Dotson 859-289-7120 or 859-473-1534.

  • Reunions

    ISHMAEL
    The Ishmael family reunion will be held Sept. 29 at noon in the Welcome Center at Kincaid Lake State Park. Bring a dish and join us.

    McKINNEY
    The McKinney family reunion will be held at the Harrison County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 21. The meal will be served at 12:30 p.m.

    RUDDLES MILLS LLC
    The Historic Ruddles Mills LLC will sponsor its annual potluck supper on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m.

  • Remi Valentina Salazar

    Remi Valentina Salazar
    Remi Valentina Salazar was born to Sydney and Eduardo Salazar of Cynthiana on Aug. 26, 2019 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Sarah Moore of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandmother is Patricia Wasson.
    Paternal grandparents are Amelia Abundis and Jose Salazar.

  • Oddville Homemakers
  • Omega begins new year with a potluck supper

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi opened the new year with a potluck salad supper at the library community room. The social committee, Cheryl Case, Judy Judy, Kay Cox, Patsy Barnett, and Linda Root were in charge of the event.
    Secret sisters were thanked for their summer gifts and cards.
    Lois Judy, president, handed out the new year books, which have all the details and meetings for the year. Lois thanked Pat Terhune and daughter Denise for helping with the printing and organizing of the book.

  • KY-ASAP Awards Luncheon
  • Ways to handle fall yard waste

    By Jessica Sayre, County extension agent for Horticulture
    Fall is a beautiful time in Kentucky gardens, but it can also be a messy time. Tree leaves turn from green to vibrant fall colors and then drop, creating big piles. Then there are the leaves and spent shoots from our flower beds.

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, Sept. 24, 1909 -- “Daly’s Corner, corner Bridge and Walnut Sts., exclusive agent for No. 23, a strictly non-intoxicating beverage, refreshing and invigorating. The great temperance drink.”
    * Cynthiana Times, Dec. 7, 1865 -- “Elder Sam Rogers will preach the first Lord’s Day each month at the Christian Church.”