• Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Logan Robert Denniston, Sept. 6, son of Chris and Amanda Denniston; Jed William Mac Fryman, Sept. 26, son of Donald Mac and Estha Fryman; Adam Rees Walters, Sept. 7, son of Jason “Bucky” and Susan Gossett Walters; John Allen Craig, Sept. 16, son of Wesley and Melissa Craig; Sydney Elizabeth Doming, Aug. 31, daughter of Shay and Kelly Doming; Hannah Faine Mitts, Aug. 13, daughter of Edward and Keri Mitts.

  • Little Feet, Big Feet Classroom Competition Winners
  • Superheroes needed to save lives, costume not necessary

    As Halloween approaches, people think of scary things like witches, spiders, and haunted houses, but what is actually scary is the fact that each day 22 children, men and women in America die needlessly. As superhero capes are fitted, what Kentuckians don’t realize that everyone can be a superhero all year long, costume not necessary. Simply by saying “yes” at your Circuit Clerk’s office and becoming a registered organ donor.

  • Brendyn Christopher Ritchie

    Brendyn  Christopher Ritchie
    Brendyn Christopher Ritchie was born to C.J. and Brooke Ritchie of Cynthiana on July 30, 2015.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Terry and Angie McMichael of Cynthiana; paternal grandparents are Chris (Michele) Ritchie and Kristin Ecklar of Cynthiana.
    Maternal great-grandparents are Rosalie (Leon) Tunks, Bonnie Shawler and Joe McMichael. Paternal great-grandparents are Brenda (Doug) McCauley, Betsy (Harold) Herron and Tickie (Sandy) Ritchie.

  • River James Norman

    River James Norman
    River James Norman was born to Courtney Purcell Norman and Shawn Norman of Nicholasville on Sept. 1, 2015 at Central Baptist Hospital.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Bud and Patty Purcell; maternal great-grandparents are Ronnie and Judy Sims and the late Paul and Dorothy Purcell.
    Paternal grandmother is Peggy Norman; paternal great-grandmother is Sarah Sanders.

  • Landon Patrick Fuller

    Landon Patrick Fuller
    Landon Patrick Fuller was born to Charles and Ashley Fuller of Nicholasville on Aug. 31, 2015 at Central Baptist Hospital.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Misty Chapman of Nicholasville and the late Patrick Chapman; maternal great-grandparents are Donna Bennett and the late Terry Teter and Peggy and Dick Chapman.
    Paternal grandparents are Ronnie and Tonya Barton Fuller; paternal great-grandparents are Ronnie and Judy Sims and the late Charles and Margaret Fuller.

  • Dustin Lance Cooper

    Dustin Lance Cooper
    Dustin Lance Cooper was born to Cacee Workman and Dustin Cooper of Georgetown, Ky., on Sept. 17, 2015 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Brian and Michelle Workman of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Dennis and Lois Workman of Lenore, W.Va., and Truda Dorton of Cynthiana and the late Leon ‘Tom’ Dorton.

  • Beekeeping class to be held at Extension Office

    By Jessica Barnes, County extension agent for horticulture
    Are you interested in becoming a beekeeper or wanting to expand your knowledge about honey production? If so, on Oct. 29 at 6 p.m., our state apiarist, Tammy Horn, will be at the Extension Office to talk to anyone with an interest in beekeeping about how to prepare your hives for the winter months as well as the processes that go along with starting hives in the spring.

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison Co. meet for October luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, Oct. 9 at Cedar Ridge Health Campus. Cheryl Case welcomed members and guests then led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    Vivian Smith, Willie Sims and Martha Frazier are members of the Woman’s Club who reside at Cedar Ridge Health Campus. Gladys Bishop also joined the luncheon as a guest of Inez Burgan. We were delighted to enjoy a lunch and have the opportunity to spend time with these very special women.

  • Museum Musings 10-8-15

    • Log Cabin, Sept. 4 1914­—(From the story about the new post office on Walnut Street) “Inspector’s Scret Gallery, a long narrow gallery extending across shutters, enabling an inspector to see every employee in the office without himself being seen. A passage leads from the gallery to the basement. An inspector may therefore enter the secret passage either from the basement or from the second floor, without being seen by any office employee.”
    (Rather amazing, but the secret passage truly existed—2015 location of Whalen and Company.