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Grant Development 101. Registration for Grant Development 101 will be Nov. 20 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Cynthiana Licking Valley Campus or at the Paris Extension Campus from 1-4 p.m. Cost is $29.

The Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.  Eastside Elementary School social studies teacher, Denise Marshall, will be the speaker.  Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

FRIDAY, Nov. 21

Night of Thanks. Featuring "Far From West" Leesburg Christian Church Band. Sponsored by the Cynthiana Rotary Club. Friday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the HCHS auditorium. Adults $10, students $7.50, children free. To benefit Relay For Life. Everyone is invited.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Nov. 21 in Robynwood Heights at 2 p.m.

Story Hour. Friday, Nov. 21 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. for ages 2-5 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

Twilight Ball. Friday, Nov. 21 at Roh's Opera House following the movie (will start about 9:15 p.m.). If attending the movie the cost will be $5. Advance tickets available at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library or Roh's. There is no cost for the ball itself.

HMH Auxiliary. The Harrison Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will be having their annual Bake and Craft Sale on Friday, Nov. 21 at 10 a.m. There will an abundance of items to choose from.

Baked Spaghetti Dinner, salad and bread, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meals can be delivered. Orders can be placed starting Wednesday by calling 234-2702 and ask for Joanie or Marilyn or stop by Cedar Ridge on Oddville Avenue. Cost is $4 per meal. A raffle for a $100 Visa card will be held with tickets $1 each or 6 for $5. Proceeds to go to Shop with a Cop and the Humane Society.


St. Edward Altar Society will hold a pre-Thanksgiving Bake Sale in front of Wal-Mart on Saturday, Nov. 22 beginning at 9 a.m.  Cakes, pies, cookies, breads, rolls, etc. will be available for the Thanksgiving table.

MONDAY, Nov. 24

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Nov. 24 at Community Action and Harrison County Adult Daycare at 10:30 a.m.; and in Hinton at 3 p.m.

TUESDAY, Nov. 25

Cynthiana City Commission will meet Tuesday, Nov. 25, 5:30 p.m., upstairs City Hall in the commissioners’ room. The meetings are open to the public.

Fiscal Court of Harrison County will meet Tuesday, Nov. 25, 5:30 p.m., meeting room at the Harrison County Sheriff’s building (former KU building). The meetings are open to the public.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, Nov. 25 at Edgemont at 11:30 a.m.; and White Oak/Locust from 3-4 p.m.

Story Hour. Tuesday, Nov. 25 from 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 2-5 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.


Public Library Closed. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26 in honor of Thanksgiving and will reopen Saturday, Nov. 29 at 9 a.m.


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

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.

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, Jennifer Smith-teacher, or by contacting any member of the club. Applications must be turned in by Jan. 5, 2009.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.