• McKinney, Hehr to host June Cynthiana Chapter DAR meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Harrison County Health Dept. on May 9. The meeting was called to order by Jayne Newman.
    The DAR Ritual, American’s Creed, Pledge of Allegiance, and the Preamble to the Constitution were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    We welcomed guests Sonia Smiley and children to our meeting. The guest speaker, Bill Blackburn, Chief Master Sargent ROTC Officer of Harrison County High School, was introduced. He gave a very informational presentation on ISIS.

  • Owens-Tekippe exchange vows

    Megan Ann Owens, daughter of Lewis Tod and Jeanette Owens of Spotsylvania, Va., and David Anthony Tekippe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Tekippe, were married on April 18, 2015.
    The ceremony was held at the Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Va.

  • Healthcare communications training completed

    Mary McKenzie, a bereavement counselor with Hospice of the Bluegrass, has completed extensive training in healthcare communication and received the Designation in Communication Skills through the Center to Advance Palliative Care.



  • SAFETY Derby event

    Adults who are leading the way in SAFETY, are from left: Chad Custard, Joe Allen, Marvin Boyers, Carla Conner, Leighann Gross, Kevin Gilkey, Will Hinton, Joe Hinton and Keith Frazier. Not present pictured were Dominique Willis, Mike Kolodziej and Billy Custard.



  • HMH Auxiliary Volunteer Luncheon
  • Woman’s Club installs new officers

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, May 8, at Hospice of the Bluegrass for its monthly luncheon and meeting.

    President Anna Ruth McLoney presided over the event and welcomed members and guests then led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.  Cheryl Case introduced her guest for the Luncheon, Alean Spicer of the Community Action Council.

  • Ammerman celebrates reaching century mark

    Dr. Howard K. Ammerman, who grew up in Harrison County, celebrated his 100th birthday in mid-April in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

    He lives in Chapel Hill with his daughter and son-in-law, Alice and Tom Keyserling.

  • Morris-Luellen to marry Saturday

    Steven C. Morris and Scheryl A. Morris announces the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Kasi Lee Morris to David Lee Luellen, all of Cynthiana.
    Morris is a 2010 graduate of Harrison County High School and is employed at Bullard in Cynthiana.
    Luellen is a 2010 graduate of Harrison County High School and is employed at CMWA in Paris.
    The wedding will take place on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the Elks Lodge at 5 p.m. A reception will follow also at the Elks Lodge. Invitations have been sent.

  • Skinners to celebrate 50th anniversary with vow renewal

    Mr. and Mrs. Meredith Skinner (the former Judy Brooks) will be married 50 years on May 22, 2015. They will be celebrating with a vow renewal and reception at the Cynthiana Elks Lodge basement, 1544 U.S. Hwy. 62 East, on Saturday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m. All friends and relatives are invited to attend.
    No gifts are requested but cards are welcome.
    They were married at the home of the Rev. and Mrs. Robert Lee Smith in Cynthiana.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Amber Nicole Florence, 37, and Charles Edward Arnold, 39, married April 2, 2015.
    Cindy Lynn Lovell, 40, and Stewart Ray Ecklar, 46, married April 4, 2015.
    Brandy Renee Fizette, 37, and Robert Lynn Shanklin, 44, married April 5, 2015.
    Dwana Joy Tolbert, 40, and James Patrick Dye, 40, married March 28, 2015.
    Holly Marie Vanover, 29, and Joshua Adam Valentine, 28, married April 4, 2015.
    Willette Swinford Talbott, 43, and Peter Ryan Williams, 56, married April 11, 2015.