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Living

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are:  William Hall Brenzel, Aug. 20, son of John and Jouett Kinney Brenzel; Owen Powell Letcher, Aug. 26, son of Nicole and Kevin Letcher.
    Rainbow Thrift Store Mission Clothes to open soon downtown. Free and up for all ages, free furniture, appliances, household items for disaster victims and emergency needs.

  • Kieffer pears ripen off the tree

    Requests for Kieffer pears have been rolling in lately. We do not have volume, only a few here and there that we have planted in the last five years, or so.  
    Most of the really good Kieffer pears are found on old farm sites that have been long vacant. The Kieffer pear is a remnant of a once thriving agricultural model that fed the whole family.   
    Among the farm smorgasbord was the small home orchard; and among the orchard the Kieffer pear still stands if nothing else does.  

  • Homemade, homegrown goods to be showcased during Fall Farmers Market Sept. 22

    The Cynthiana Tractor Supply store is hosting a community Farmers Market on Saturday, Sept. 22.
    From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., local farmers, crafters and artisans will be onsite selling homemade and homegrown goods at the store located at 994 US Hwy. 27 S.
    According to store manager Shawn Wilson, there’s no better way to celebrate the fall harvest season in the Cynthiana area.

  • HCHS Class of 1958
  • Reunions

    ISHMAEL
    The Ishmael reunion will be held Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at Kincaid Lake State Park. Bring a dish and join us.

    PRICE-SWANN
    Roscol and Emma Swann Price family reunion will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Multipurpose building at Kincaid Lake State Park, 565 Kincaid Park Rd., Falmouth, Ky.
    A potluck lunch is planned to begin at noon. Please bring drinks for your family and a side dish to share with others. Chicken provided.
    For more information contact Jerry at 859-588-1024. See you there.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Megan Marie Riddle, 27, and Charles Lee Hardbarger IV, 35, married Aug. 8, 2018.
    Jessica Lynn Biddle, 38, and Christopher Layman Taylor, 40, married Aug. 18, 2018.
    Tonya B. Lefler, 64, and James Southey Darnell Jr., 62, married Aug. 18, 2018.
    Casey Michelle Wright, 26, and Kenneth Lee Harris, 35, married Aug. 18, 2018.
    Courtney Laine Newsom, 19, and Dustin R. Sumpter, 26, married Aug. 18, 2018.
    Stephanie Lynn Deal, 21, and Earl Allen Cottrell Jr., 24, married Aug. 24, 2018.

  • Fall tips for Kentucky gardens

    Jessica
    Sayre
    Extension Agent for Horticulture
    Harrison County Extension Office

  • Cedar Ridge Cruise-in
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Austin Tyler Mac Fryman, Aug. 28, son of Cassandra Fryman; Blake Kenneth Green, July 19, son of John and Helen Green; Carter Thomas Hatfield, July 25, son of Desiree Perkins and Randy Hatfield; Nathaniel Hayden Mitts, July 5, son of Edward and Kari Mitts.
    Harrison County Middle School teacher, John D. McEwan, tackles educational  issues in fictional format in his recently published book “Unschooling Kelly.”
    Dr. Angela Marie Scifres, O.D., joins the staff at Cynthiana Vision Center.

  • Museum Musings

    * Helen Hunt Jackson (1830-1885) -- “By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather and autumn’s beat of cheer.”