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Living

  • Kentucky gardens need attention in the fall

    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 spent shoots from our flower beds.

  • Houseplants and tender bulbs move indoors

    Fall has arrived with daytime temperatures in the 60’s and cool nights in the 40’s.  Frost is inevitable, of course, it happens every year so let’s get organized for the return of our tropical plants to the not-so-great indoors.
    The lush plants that spent the summer out on the patio are now faced with a less than ideal existence indoors…but there are some things we can do (including lowering our expectations in some cases) to help them get through the winter in the healthiest way possible.   

  • Harrison Memorial Hospital receives ACC Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation

    The American College of Cardiology has recognized Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. HMH was awarded Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation in August based on a rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Camden Mason Dale, Oct. 5, son of Brady and Tina Dale; Lily Anne and Violet Faye Johnson, twin daughters of Darren and Laura Johnson; Brody William McCanless, July 16, son of Angela (Williams) and Charles McCanless; Micah Heath Penewit, Sept. 30, son of Heath and Kelly Penewit; Ethan Thomas Dale Williams, Oct. 5, son of Pamela Tolliver and Gary Williams.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Monroe Christopher Ogden, Aug. 19, son of Rodney and Mae Ogden.
    The Cynthiana Democrat to host the Cynthiana City Commission Candidate Forum on Oct. 20 at the Harrison County Extension Building.
    The Harrison County Breds and Fillies soccer teams preparing for district tournaments.
    Trial set for pair accused of robbing Berry Branch of Farmers National Bank. The bank was robbed at gun point on July 15, 2004.

  • HCHS Homecoming Dance
  • Era personality to commemorate WWI

    Three history organizations have partnered to commemorate the 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in World War I.
    The Central Kentucky World War II Roundtable, the Battle of Richmond Association and the Madison County Civil War Roundtable are hosting Chas Riddenhouse Sr., one of the nation’s reenactors of the United States military commander during World War I General John “Black Jack” Pershing.

  • Museum Musings

    * Make plans to take part in this weekend’s Artoberfest - a great community event - and also on any weekend plan to enjoy your community’s history and art museum Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the old Rohs Theatre Building, Walnut Street.
    * Throughout its 24 years of existence, the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum has served as both a history and art museum. Within its vast collection there are many, many examples of art.

  • Indian Creek Homemakers to send appreciation cards to active troops, veterans

    Indian Creek Homemaker’s Club would like to express their appreciation to our soldiers in the military during the month of October.
    We will be sending “Thank you for your service” cards to any active troops and veterans that can be contacted. If you would like to have a card sent to a serviceman or woman, contact Cheryl Johnson, Family and Individual Development chairman at 234-6194 and leave a message with the soldier’s name and address.

  • Food Pantry Donation