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Living

  • Museum Musings

    * The Cynthiana Democrat, Aug. 11, 1921 -- “Train Time at Cynthiana. The daily freight trains passing this point daily numbers 24 and passenger trains 18. On some days even more, extras being run. Running straight through the center of town, with five dangerous crossings, the trains with their noise and smoke are a great nuisance, making one wonder how anybody at any time thought it an advantage to have a railroad splitting a town in two.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Jaelyne Emma Grace Bell, April 1, daughter of Kevin and VeLinda Bell; Lindsey Ann Maynard, April 22, daughter of Steve and Rachel Maynard.
    Aaron Stepp of Clay County has been hired as the Harrison County High School football coach.
    Now showing at Rohs Opera House: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
    Price Beaters Furniture, U.S. Hwy. 27 South (old Big Lots Bldg.), continues its going out of business sale. Everything must go.

  • St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway offers a bonus drawing

    Everyone who reserves a St. Jude Dream Home ticket by Sunday, June 10 will also be entered into a Bonus Drawing for a two night stay at 21c Museum Hotel, dinner for two at Lockbox, a $2,500 Visa gift card and two rounds of golf for four at University Club of Kentucky. Only a limited number of $100 tickets are available.

  • Reunions

    POPE
    The Pope family reunion will be held Sunday, June 10 at 1 p.m. at Whispering Hills RV Park, 257 Rogers Gap Road, Georgetown, Ky.
    Bring your fishing poles, bathing suits and a dish to share.

  • Reunions

    HATFIELD-WORKMAN
    The Hatfield and Workman family reunion will be held Sunday, June 10 at 12:30 p.m. in the front shelter at Flat Run Veterans Park on Oddville Avenue.
    Bring a dish to share. For information call 298-8160.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Resa Ann Heimlich, May 2, daughter of Nathan and Mary Furnish Heimlich.

  • Preceptor Omega Chapter
  • Feathered and furry pests in the garden

    I like all animals. I like that I live in the country and get to see all kinds of creatures, but when they get my blueberries before me or when they open the birdseed can in the middle of the night or when they dig up flower pots or nibble off the tops of perennials or...well, you surely understand. 
    This year our barn has hosted a young squirrel family. I have grown found of the baby squirrels as I watched them navigate their new surroundings. 

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison Co. meets for May luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, May 11 at Bluegrass Care Navigators for their monthly luncheon. President Virgie Wells welcomed members, guests and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    The meal was catered by Layne Tussey and included fruit salad, ham, potato casserole, creamed lima beans, roll and for dessert apple pie with ice cream and caramel sauce.

  • Cynthiana NSDAR holds May meeting at Blue Licks State Park

    The Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR met at the Blue Licks State Park at 11:30 a.m. on May 19 for lunch, chapter meeting, and tour of the museum.
    Regent Jane Whitehead called the meeting to order. The DAR Ritual, The Pledge of Allegiance, the Daughter’s Pledge, The American’s Creed, and the Preamble were recited, followed by singing of The Star Spangled Banner.
    Mildred Hehr read the National Defense Message; Gail Kesterson read the President General’s Message; Sandy Craddock spoke on the Conservation Minute; and Whitehead read the American Indian Minute.