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By The Staff

THURSDAY, Nov. 27

Harrison Circuit Court Clerk's Office Closings. The Harrison County Circuit Court Clerk's office will be closed on the following dates: Thursday, Nov. 27, Friday, Nov. 28, and Saturday, Nov. 29.

Thanksgiving Dinner, Inc. A non-profit organization, will offer Thanksgiving dinner free to the public. Dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 27 at 207 E. Pike St., Cynthiana. Donations may be made payable to “Thanksgiving Dinner, Inc.”

SATURDAY, Nov. 29

Griffith Wood Volunteers Needed. The Friends of Griffith Wood is in need of volunteer help in getting trees in the ground this weekend. There are close to 300 blue ash and rough leaf dogwoods that need to be in the ground over the winter. Join us Saturday, Nov. 29 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Bring gloves, shovels, water and good shoes.

MONDAY, Dec. 1

Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library is compiling a recipe booklet entitled "Read, Recipe and Relax." Recipes need to be turned in by Monday, Dec. 1 for inclusion. On Dec. 4 there will be a meeting at 5:30 p.m. to sample the recipes. For more information call 234-4881.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Dec. 1 at Cedar Ridge at 9:30 a.m.; Grays Run and Leesburg from 2-4 p.m.

TUESDAY, Dec. 2

3M Retirees. 3M retirees and employees are invited to a Christmas dinner on Dec. 2 at 11 a.m. at the Senior Citizens 3M community room on Old Lair Road. Bring a covered dish, drink and one guest.

SPECIAL NOTICES

Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. November is toys for fines month. Bring in a new toy to receive $3 off your fine.

Food for the Holiday. For the month of November and December, the Galactic Alley Bowling Center and the Bowlers that's Us Relay for Life team are asking each bowler to bring a can of food or non-perishable item each time they bowl for these two months to donate to the Harrison County Food Pantry. Boxes are provided at the Bowling Alley for the food.

Democratic Woman's Club of Harrison County is now accepting 2009 scholarship applications, and may be picked up at Harrison County High School from Mrs. Judy-counselor, Jessica Smith-teacher, or by contacting any member of the club. Applications must be turned in by Jan. 5, 2009.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Dec. 5 at Robynwood Heights at 2 p.m.

Bingo. Cynthiana Elks Lodge 438 will hold bingo their first Saturday Bingo on Dec. 6, 2008 and Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009. Door opens at 5 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30 pm. following Elks Monday Night Bingo program with a $1,000 Cover-All.

Frontier Christmas. Dec. 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Washington, Ky., Dec. 6 and 7. For more Information contact Marsha Jones at 606-759-0505, marsha_h_jones@hotmail.com or visit the Web Site at www.washingtonky.com.

Northside Council. Northside Site Based Council will meet Monday, Dec. 8, at 3:45 p.m. in the Northside library. The public is invited to attend.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Dec. 8 at the Community Action Council Center, Harrison County Adult Daycare Center at 10:30 a.m.

Bailey Bunch will meet Dec. 9 at Family Fare at 11 a.m. All those who worked at HMH are welcome.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, Dec. 9 at Edgemont, White Oak, and Locust from 3-4:30 p.m.

Tastefully Simple Christmas Open House will be held Dec. 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Everyone welcome to come and sample the products. For more information call Lisa May at 533-3424 or Jeannie Sparks at 421-7104.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, Dec. 10 in Antioch from 2-3 p.m.

Adult Book Group selection for December is "The Brief History of the Dead" by Kevin Brockmeier is now available for pick-up at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The group will meet Thursday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. with a potluck.

Library Board Meeting Change. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library board meeting has changed to Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Dec. 12 at Grand Haven at 3 p.m.

Honor Flight. Are you a World War II veteran? Are you familiar with the free trips to Washington, D.C. to see the memorial? Honor Flight - Bluegrass Chapter, sponsors free monthly flights, March through October, from Louisville to Baltimore and then by bus to Washington to visit the WWII, Korean, and Iwo Jima flag raising memorials. To be eligible, veterans must file an application. For applications and information call Charles Tribble at 234-3115.

Dog House Recycling. If anyone has a dog house in good condition to donate or know of a dog in need of shelter, contact the Humane Society of Harrison County at 234-1222 or 859-312-1267.

Moms in Touch International (praying for children and schools) is an interdemoninational, non-profit organization. To connect with a group for your child’s school (elementary through high school) call Stephanie Techau, MITI contact person for Harrison County at 588-2525 or visit the MITI website at www.momsintouch.org.

Cub Scouts - Meet every first and third Tuesdays from 6-7:15 p.m. at the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. For more information call Kerstin at 234-9428 or Tim at 234-0850.

Clothing Closet. The Harrison County Clothing Closet is in need of adults and childrens underwear. Money donations are also accepted. The October Winter Clothing and Coat Drive will be set up at Wal-Mart. Pick up can be arranged by calling 234-1967. The Clothing Closet is located at 128 Main Street, (behind the child support office), and is open Mondays and Wednesdays from noon to 3:30 p.m.

Harrison County Republican Party will meet the second Wednesday of each month at noon at Biancke's Restaurant.

Early Head Start Program. For more information contact Alean Spicer at Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

Community Action Council's Head Start Program. A federally funded child development program for low-income families and children with disabilities. Child must be three to four years old by Oct. 1, 2008 to be eligible. For information contact Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Rd., Cynthiana.

Community Action Council's Migrant Head Start Migrant Head Start is a free child care service. For more information contact Barbara Helton at Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Rd., Cynthiana.

Kentucky Department of Veterans’ Affairs. The representative will no longer be coming to Cynthiana to assist veterans. Anyone needing help will now have to make an appointment for Mondays or Tuesdays by calling Georgetown at 1-502-863-6144, 1-866-245-8625, FAX- 1-502-863-6290, or write: Tony Stinnett, VBFR, 1000 W. Main St., Georgetown, Ky. 40324.

TOPS. Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the conference room at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

Narcotics Anonymous meets every Tuesday at 8 at the Cynthiana Christian Church, and Sundays at 8 at the Church of the Advent Episcopal on Walnut Street.

Cynthiana Families Anonymous meeting is held every Thursday from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana Christian Church. Use the Walnut Street entrance to enter the church. Call 859-234-1626 and leave a message for further information.

Cynthiana Alcoholics Anoymous meets Sundays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 8-9 p.m. at the Episcopal Church, North Walnut Street. For more information call 1-800-467-8019.

Al-anon Meetings are held on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. at Harmony Christian Church in Georgetown, Ky. at the old Wal-Mart store on the by-pass.

Adoptive Parent Support Groups. Held third Saturday of each month from 2-4 p.m. at the Georgetown Public Library, 104 S. Bradford Lane, Georgetown. For more information call Gerry Whalen at 859-234-5454 or gerrywhalen@yahoo.com.

Christian Singles Group meets at Harrison Memorial Hospital in the Virginia McKenney conference room on the first and third Friday of each month at 7 p.m. Call Phil at 234-6524, or Vickie at 234-5346.

A Veterans Field Representative Available on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Robertson County Courthouse, Mt. Olivet. For more information call 1-866-376-0308.

Men’s Coffee Group. Meets at Hospice of the Bluegrass Office, 1317 US Hwy. 62 E at 10:30 a.m. every third Friday. For more information contact Mary McKenzie 859-234-6462 or 800-756-6005 or email mmckenzie@hospicebg.org. Every third Friday.