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Living

  • Community Action Council begins LIHEAP program

    Community Action Council’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) Crisis Program began Monday, Jan. 7. LIHEAP will provide a benefit to eligible households to assist with their energy costs with a disconnect notice or a heating crisis.
    Eligibility for the LIHEAP Crisis benefit is determined by income, household size, fuel type, and certain criteria.
    Applicants must bring the following to apply:
    •Proof of income for the previous month for all adults 18 and over in the household;

  • Grand Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center staff honored by state association

    Grand Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center staff were honored at the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities’ Quality Awards Banquet recently at the Galt House with including the Best of Kentucky – Nursing and Rehabilitation recognition.
    Those honored were:
    • Grand Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center - Best of Kentucky Nursing and Rehabilitation.
    • Betty Jenkins - Top 10 Caregiving.
    • Diana McDonald - Top 10 Nursing.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Oscar Fosse Duncan, Dec. 14, son of Kyle and Mindy Duncan; Preston Wayne Hughes, Nov. 20, son of Barry and Pamela (Howard) Hughes; Daira Grace Palmer, Nov. 10, daughter of David M. and Laira Palmer; Isaiah Evans Wade, Oct. 20, son of Matthew Todd Wade and Kristy Lynn Wade.
    A public hearing will be held to determine if an Amish bulk food store should be allowed on US 27 North at Carr Road.

  • Dawson Lee Ishmael Moore

    Dawson Lee Ishmael Moore
    Dawson Lee Ishmael Moore was born to James and Ashley Moore of Cynthiana on Nov. 30, 2018 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 8 lbs. 10 oz. and is welcomed by his sisters, Lynnsey and Raelynn.
    Maternal grandparents are William L. Cash and Carrie Cash of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Calip Lee Kidd and Scharlene (Kay) Kidd, William Y. and Jo Cash and Debbie and Doug Matheson.
    Paternal grandfather is Chad Moore; paternal great-grandparents are Donald and Juanita Newby and Jimmy and Rita Moore.

  • Winter perennials

    The garden is not bare in the winter, far from it. There is plenty of interest to delight the gardener, feed the birds, or provide shelter for a slug.  
    Short of having one of those unusual winters where the temperatures drop below zero for more than a week, there are quite a few interesting herbaceous perennials that persist through winter.  Design a perennial bed with them in it and you’ll always have something to enjoy.

  • Don’t give firewood insects a winter home

    By Jessica Sayre, County extension agent for Horticulture
    Each time you bring a load of firewood inside this winter, you could be opening the door for wood-infesting insects to make your home their home. Most insects brought into the home on firewood are harmless, and you can greatly reduce their numbers by following a few simple steps from the entomology department at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

  • Museum Musings

    * “A new year is a treasure chest. The gift of time is in it so guard it well and do not lose one precious golden moment.”
    * Items printed here are excerpts from the newspaper The Log Cabin, Cynthiana, Friday, Jan. 16, 1942 issue -
    “Mr. Raphael Goldbert entertained the Men’s Bridge Club, Monday night at hotel Harrison.”

  • Lucas hosts December meeting of Preceptor Omega

    Preceptor Omega celebrated Christmas with a catered dinner at the home of Rosemary Lucas on Monday, Dec. 3. The social committee, Charlene Dawson, Cheryl Case, Lois Judy, and Rosemary Lucas planned the evening.
    Dawson read “Christmas memories” to the group, and several members shared things in their past. The evening ended with secret sister gifts.

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison County holds December luncheon meeting

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, Dec. 14 for their monthly luncheon. Bonnie Teater welcomed members and guests then led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    We were pleased to have several guests join us for the luncheon. Hazel Morris was the guest of Bonnie Teater, Jenny Gilbert the granddaughter of Violet Williams, and Megan Dumaine was a guest of Alice McEwan.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Ashton Journey Preston, Oct. 17, son of Leslie Gayle Preston and Charles David Guy Jr.; Isaiah Evans Wade, Oct. 20, son of Matthew Todd Wade and Kristy Lynn Wade; Shade Steven White III, Nov. 12, son of Shade Steven Jr. and Miranda White; Ella Marie Yazell, Dec. 17, daughter of Joseph Adam and Jennifer Yazell; Noah Patrick Thomas Ballinger, Jan. 1, son of Brad and Kayla Ballinger.
    The 2010 Alltech World Equestrian Games are scheduled to take place at the Kentucky Horse Park.