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  • HMH Auxiliary
  • Pruning spring flowering shrubs

    June 1 is the official cut off that marks the difference between a spring bloomer and a summer bloomer.  
    Does it matter that you know? Yes, if you want to properly prune because pruning after June 1 could result in no blooms next year.
    This spring was a great one for spring bloomers: lilacs, viburnums, azaleas, rhododendrons and many others were all able to do their thing without a major frost or freeze here at the farm.   

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Dalton Lair Ewalt, April 9, son of Bradley and Elizabeth (Hedger) Ewalt.
    The Rohs Opera House, Pike Street, was built in 1941 by H.A. Rohs and his son, Karle Rohs (actor Chris O’Donnell’s grandfather and great-grandfather). The building has been owned by only two families - the Rohs family and now, the Whalen family. Older than the theater itself, Aeolian Hall, located above the Rohs, was built in 1871 and used until the late 1930s, when the Rohs family decided to build Rohs Opera House.

  • Holley-Clouse plan June 29 wedding

    Brittany Nicole Holley of Horse Cave, Ky., and Daniel Simon Clouse of Cynthiana, Ky., announces their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    The wedding will take place on June 29, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Veranda at Boone’s Trace and the reception will be held at 7 p.m. at the same location.
    Holley is the daughter of Allen and Marilyn Holley of Cave City, Ky., and Jason and Ona Pedigo of Munfordville, Ky. She is a special education teacher at Allen County Scottsville High School.

  • Cliffords to observe 50th anniversary

    Charles Rogan and Donna Clifford of Sunrise are celebrating their 50th anniversary with a small gathering of friends and family.
    The couple was married April 26, 1969 at Sunrise Christian Church.
    Charles is retired from farming and Donna is retired from Fifth/Third Bank. They have one son Scott and a daughter-in-law Dustin Clifford, a granddaughter, Rachel Clifford, and one daughter, Becky Clifford.

  • Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR to meet May 11

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the NSDAR met at Biancke’s Restuarant at 11:30 a.m. on April 13. Regent Elect Sandy Craddock brought the meeting to order.
    There were no rituals or business conducted due to such a small attendance.
    Minutes of the Dec. 3, 2018 meeting were read and approved as read.
    ROTC awards for Pendleton High School will be conducted by Sandy Craddock. The chapter needs a representative for Harrison High School soon.
    Another event for women veterans was discussed, no action taken.

  • Smith to present program to the Harrison County Extension Homemakers

    The Harrison County Extension Homemakers Association presents Jemima Boone: Life on the Frontier. Jemima Boone was the fourth child of Daniel and Rebecca Bryan Boone. Her family helped establish Boonesborough, Ky. Jemima married Flanders Callaway in 1777. The Boone and  Callaway families went on to settle in Missouri.
    Boone will be presented by Betsy Smith, a native of Cynthiana, Ky., and a summa cum laude graduate of Georgetown College. Smith is a program presenter of the Kentucky Chautauqua, as are her husband and sons, Ed, Ethan and Harry Smith.

  • Harrison County Homemakers
  • Al-Anon members share stories in honor of Alcohol Awareness Month

    “I came to Al-Anon because it’s what my son’s rehab center told me to do. I didn’t know it at the time, but the Al-Anon program and its members would soon become my life- support.” Like millions of others trying to cope with the effects of their loved one’s alcoholism, Anne H. found help and hope in the rooms of Al-Anon. Established in 1951, Al-Anon Family Groups, which includes Alateen for younger family members, offers support to anyone who has been affected by a loved one’s drinking.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: William Earl Gross, March 20, son of Zachary and Hannah Gross; Leah Maddison Haley, March 27, daughter of Cody and Brittany Haley; Christian Juan Melendez, Dec. 22, son of Danielle Smith and Miguel Melendez.
    Texting option, 411, may be added to police dispatch services on a trial basis. It is 100 percent anonymous.
    Raggedy Ann Festival will be held this Saturday.