Features https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/features/todaysfeatures en HMH Auxiliary https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/hmh-auxiliary-4 <img src="https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/l_hmh.auxiliary_7312.jpg" alt="The HMH Auxiliary hosted its annual spring luncheon, which included the induction of 2019 officers. The Harrison Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Officers for 2019 are front row, from left, Theresa Philpott, President; Trudie Harrison, Gift Shop Coordinator; Bettye Marshall, Vice-President; back row, Mollie Smith, Public Relations Co-Chair; Charlotte Paynter, Recording Secretary; Bonnie Teater, Public Relations Co-Chair; TheResa Jackson, Historian; Vicki Northcutt, Treasurer; Mary Lynn Richie, Corresponding Secretary; Judy Letcher, Gift Shop Buyer and Christy Hall, Ways and Means Chair." title="The HMH Auxiliary hosted its annual spring luncheon, which included the induction of 2019 officers. The Harrison Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Officers for 2019 are front row, from left, Theresa Philpott, President; Trudie Harrison, Gift Shop Coordinator; Bettye Marshall, Vice-President; back row, Mollie Smith, Public Relations Co-Chair; Charlotte Paynter, Recording Secretary; Bonnie Teater, Public Relations Co-Chair; TheResa Jackson, Historian; Vicki Northcutt, Treasurer; Mary Lynn Richie, Corresponding Secretary; Judy Letcher, Gift Shop Buyer and Christy Hall, Ways and Means Chair." align="left" hspace="6" /> Pruning spring flowering shrubs https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/pruning-spring-flowering-shrubs-1 <p> June 1 is the official cut off that marks the difference between a spring bloomer and a summer bloomer. &nbsp;<br /> Does it matter that you know? Yes, if you want to properly prune because pruning after June 1 could result in no blooms next year.<br /> This spring was a great one for spring bloomers: lilacs, viburnums, azaleas, rhododendrons and many others were all able to do their thing without a major frost or freeze here at the farm.&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /> Way Back When https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/way-back-when-513 <p> 10 years ago . . .<br /> Births announced this week are: Dalton Lair Ewalt, April 9, son of Bradley and Elizabeth (Hedger) Ewalt.<br /> The Rohs Opera House, Pike Street, was built in 1941 by H.A. Rohs and his son, Karle Rohs (actor Chris O&rsquo;Donnell&rsquo;s grandfather and great-grandfather). The building has been owned by only two families - the Rohs family and now, the Whalen family. Older than the theater itself, Aeolian Hall, located above the Rohs, was built in 1871 and used until the late 1930s, when the Rohs family decided to build Rohs Opera House.<br /> Holley-Clouse plan June 29 wedding https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/holley-clouse-plan-june-29-wedding <img src="https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/l_holley-clouse.jpg" alt="DANIEL S. CLOUSE AND BRITTANY N. HOLLEY" title="DANIEL S. CLOUSE AND BRITTANY N. HOLLEY" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Brittany Nicole Holley of Horse Cave, Ky., and Daniel Simon Clouse of Cynthiana, Ky., announces their engagement and forthcoming marriage.<br /> The wedding will take place on June 29, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Veranda at Boone&rsquo;s Trace and the reception will be held at 7 p.m. at the same location.<br /> Holley is the daughter of Allen and Marilyn Holley of Cave City, Ky., and Jason and Ona Pedigo of Munfordville, Ky. She is a special education teacher at Allen County Scottsville High School.<br /> Cliffords to observe 50th anniversary https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/cliffords-observe-50th-anniversary <img src="https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/l_charles-donna_clifford.jpg" alt="DONNA AND CHARLES CLIFFORD" title="DONNA AND CHARLES CLIFFORD" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Charles Rogan and Donna Clifford of Sunrise are celebrating their 50th anniversary with a small gathering of friends and family.<br /> The couple was married April 26, 1969 at Sunrise Christian Church.<br /> Charles is retired from farming and Donna is retired from Fifth/Third Bank. They have one son Scott and a daughter-in-law Dustin Clifford, a granddaughter, Rachel Clifford, and one daughter, Becky Clifford.</p> Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR to meet May 11 https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/cynthiana-chapter-nsdar-meet-may-11 <p> The Cynthiana Chapter of the NSDAR met at Biancke&rsquo;s Restuarant at 11:30 a.m. on April 13. Regent Elect Sandy Craddock brought the meeting to order.<br /> There were no rituals or business conducted due to such a small attendance.<br /> Minutes of the Dec. 3, 2018 meeting were read and approved as read.<br /> ROTC awards for Pendleton High School will be conducted by Sandy Craddock. The chapter needs a representative for Harrison High School soon.<br /> Another event for women veterans was discussed, no action taken.<br /> Smith to present program to the Harrison County Extension Homemakers https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/smith-present-program-harrison-county-extension-homemakers <img src="https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/l_betsysmith.jpg" alt="BETSY SMITH" title="BETSY SMITH" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Harrison County Extension Homemakers Association presents Jemima Boone: Life on the Frontier. Jemima Boone was the fourth child of Daniel and Rebecca Bryan Boone. Her family helped establish Boonesborough, Ky. Jemima married Flanders Callaway in 1777. The Boone and&nbsp; Callaway families went on to settle in Missouri.<br /> Boone will be presented by Betsy Smith, a native of Cynthiana, Ky., and a summa cum laude graduate of Georgetown College. Smith is a program presenter of the Kentucky Chautauqua, as are her husband and sons, Ed, Ethan and Harry Smith.<br /> community calendar https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/community-calendar-442 <p> THURSDAY, April 18<br /> Blood&nbsp; Drive. Thursday, April 18 from 2-6 p.m. at Eastside Elementary School, 1226 US Hwy. 62 East, on the KBC Bloodmobile. Each donor will receive a t-shirt and their student will receive a string backpack.<br /> Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, April 18 at Hillside Program at 1:30 p.m.<br /> <br /> FRIDAY, April 19<br /> Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, April 19 at Our Little Miracles at 10:30 a.m.; Edgemont, 4 p.m.<br />