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  • Berry Homemakers
  • Identity Theft Program hosted by Harrison Co. Extension Office and Kentucky Bank

    Harrison County Extension Homemakers Management and Safety committee and Kentucky Bank co-sponsored an Identity Theft program on March 20. Committee Chairman Anita Mitchell welcomed 87 citizens, who braved inclement weather to attend the meeting at the Harrison County Extension Office. A meal was prepared by the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Hunter Dawson Jordan, Feb. 21, son of Robert and Cassie Jordan; Dane Alexander Ransom, Nov. 19, son of Tiffany Bruin and Martin Ransom; Jack Landren Willhoit, Feb. 7, son of James and Jenny Willhoit.

  • Paris Story Festival to feature ghost stories

    The Paris Storytelling Festival has three tellers set to bring you a scare on Friday, May 11, at the First Christian Church gazebo at 911 High Street.
    Stories will start at 6:30 p.m. with Adam Booth from West Virginia, followed by Thomas Freese from Kentucky at 6:55 p.m. and ending with Kim Weitkamp of Ohio at 7:20 p.m.
    A spaghetti dinner will be sold by the men’s group of the First Christian Church from 5-6:15 p.m. followed by the music of Phoebe and David Wagoner.
    If it rains, the crowd is invited to come into the First Christian Church sanctuary.

  • Whitaker-Gifford to marry Oct. 13

    Bob and Lynn Whitaker, Cynthiana, Ky., together with David and Darlene Gifford, Mt. Olivet, Ky., announces the  engagement of their children, Layne Whitaker and Lee Gifford.
    The wedding celebration will take place on Oct. 13, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
    Invitations will be sent.

  • Case to host April Omega Chapter meeting on April 2

    The Feb. 5 meeting of the Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met in the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Community room, hosted by Kay Cox.
    The cultural program was a joint effort of Linda Root and Cheryl Case about the possibilities of tomorrow. We have all seen so many changes in our lifetimes: the weather, health issues, medicine, the economy, and technology. We need to decide how we are going to live our lives, and to be purposeful in planning for the coming years. Many things change as we age.

  • Harrison County Homemakers recognized as Top Dress Makers

    On March 5, the Harrison County Extension Homemakers hosted an International Dinner featuring the country of Ghana.
    Kelsey Knight, of Pendleton County, shared highlights of her year in Ghana with AgriCorps. Traditions and foods of the country were prepared and served as part of the cultural enrichment.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Aug. 14, 1930 -- “Golfers are qualifying for a tournament this week on the Barnyard Course on Pleasant Street. Qualifying scores for men are 55 and under and for women 60 and under.”

  • Extension Homemakers plan tea party for residents of Grand Haven, Edgemont, and Cedar Ridge

    The Harrison County Extension Homemakers will be sponsoring a tea party at Cedar Ridge Nursing Home and Assisted Living on Monday, April 9 at 2 p.m.; Grand Haven Nursing Home on Tuesday, April 10 at 2 p.m.; and Edgemont Manor Nursing Home on Wednesday, April 11 at 2 p.m.
    All friends and family members are invited to share in this fun activity with the residents.
    For more information call 234-5510.

  • Spring lawn care is simple, do not fertilize

    Pay no attention to the man behind the screen, or should I say on the screen.
    Commercials for lawn fertilizers show up on the airwaves this time of the year promising the perfect lawn if you apply this product or that. 
    In fact, keeping a healthy attractive lawn is not that complicated if you maintain good habits; and this does not necessarily include spring fertilization.
    I think we would all agree that an attractive lawn is one that has a thick stand of turf with good color and is relatively weed free.