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By The Staff

THURSDAY, June 11

Adult Book Group. The group will meet June 11 at 6 p.m. to discuss "Plum Wine" by Angela Davis Gardner. Refreshments will be provided.

Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, June 11 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will meet Thursday, June 11 at 6 p.m. in the Planning Commission Office at the Harrison County Courthouse, South Main Street. The meetings are open to the public.

Central Kentucky Horse Club (CKyHC) will meet June 11 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office, Cynthiana. For additional information, go to www.ckyhc.com or contact Paulette Klein at 859-235-8950, cell, 859-588-3394 or e-mail to pmkleinky@earthlink.net.

Book Sale. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will be having a book sale on Thursday, June 11 and Friday, June 12 from 9-5 p.m.

SATURDAY, June 13

Summer Reading Kick-Off. Saturday, June 13 from 10-noon in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Lexington native Margaret Price, author of Smiley Pete, Magnificent Moocher, will be reading from her book about a mooching stray dog from the streets of Lexington. There will also be games and prizes.

Bingo - Cynthiana Elks Bingo will be held Saturday, June 13. Doors open at 5 p.m., with Bingo starting at 6:30 p.m. Following the Monday night Bingo.

DAR. The DAR meeting will be held Saturday, June 13 at 2 p.m. at the Cedar Ridge Health Care campus.

MONDAY, June 15

Mini-Chefs in the Kitchen. Monday, June 15 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. for grades Kindergarten to fifth grade in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

TUESDAY, June 16

Story Hour. Tuesday, June 16 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.

Mommy and Me Art. Tuesday, June 16 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. for ages birth to 24 months in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Due to the young age of the participants we ask that older siblings do not attend to ensure their safety.

WEDNESDAY, June 17

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, June 17 in Cedarbrook at 10:30 a.m.

SPECIAL NOTICES

Thursday Movie Break. "Despereaux" June 18 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Refreshments will be served.

Billy Yank-Common Soldier of the Union. Thursday, June 18, presented by Kevin Stonerock and sponsored by the Harrison County Historical Society in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, June 19 in Robynwood Heights at 2 p.m.

Scrapbooking for Teens. Friday, June 19 from 2-3:30 p.m. for ages 12-16 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Berry Festival. Cajun Food will be sold, on Friday, June 19 from 6 p.m. to close) and Saturday, June 20 from 11 a.m. to close. Cost $5 per plate, plus cost of drink. Breakfast will be served by the Berry United Methodist Church at the Berry Festival on Saturday, June 20 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Cajun Food and Breakfast will be served in City Fire House No. 1, located behind Farmers National Bank on Second Street, Berry, Ky.

Longest Day of Play. Monday, June 22 from 6-8 p.m. for ages 2-12 at Flat Run Creek Veterans Park (Handy Farm). The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will have a booth.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, June 22 in Leesburg and Grays Run from 2-4 p.m.

Brook's Magic Show. Monday, June 22 at 2 p.m. in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. This is an event for families.

HCMS Council. The Harrison County Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council will meet Monday, June 22 at 4:30 p.m. in the school library. The meeting is open to the public.

Southside Council. The Southside Elementary Site-Based Decision Making Council will meet Tuesday, June 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the school library. The meeting is open to the public.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, June 23 at Edgemont, White Oak and Locust from 2:30-4 p.m.

Story Hour. Tuesday, June 23 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.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, June 24 in Antioch at 2 p.m.

School Loans. The Harrison County Educational Foundation is now accepting applications school loans for the 2009-2010 school year. If you are a graduate of a Harrison County school and would like to apply, pick up an application at Maysville Community College, the guidance office at Harrison County High School, or by calling 588-2424. Completed applications, along with a most recent grade transcript, must be submitted by July 5, 2009. For more information call 588-2424.

Eagle Scout Summer Reunion. Come join us Thursday, July 9 at Camp McKee in Jeffersonville, Ky., for an afternoon camp tour followed by a reunion dinner. This event is open to all Eagle Scouts and their families. For more information or to make reservations contact the Blue Grass Council at 859-231-7811 or visit www.bgbsa.org.

Harrison County Fair Community Gospel Sing. Sponsored by the community at the fairgrounds on July 12 at 6:30 p.m. Anyone interested in participating  is asked to contact Barbara Yearsley, 1146 Ky. Hwy 1842N, Cynthiana, Ky.  41031, at 859-234-2963; or Kevin Strausbaugh at 859-608-6826 before June  30. Letters are not being sent to churches this year.

Indian Creek Pre-School is now accepting enrollment for the next school year. To register call the church office at 234-5223 or the director at 234-6681.

Germantown Fair. The Germantown Fair will be hosting new events on Saturday, Aug. 8. For more information or would like to enter an event, contact Vicki Morgan at 606-724-2282, Kitten Gilligan at 606-563-8970, or Darlene Gifford at 606-782-1018. There will also be a Corn Hole Tournament Saturday afternoon starting at 1:30 p.m.

Harrison County Soil & Water Conservation District meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the office located at 103 Rodgers Park Dr., Cynthiana. Open to the public.

Hemochromotosis Support Group. Anyone interested should call 859-298-2120 for more information.

Community and Employment Opportunities (CEO) is a non-profit employment agency that assists persons with disabilities in finding and retaining employment. They are located in the Community Service Center at 216 Old Lair Road or can be reached by calling (859) 234-9377. Visit their website at www.ceo-employment.com.

C.H.S. Alumni. The Cynthiana High School Alumni Association will be raffling a UK Print signed by Coach Joe B. Hall and can be seen at Farmers National Bank, US 27 S. Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10.

United Preschool is accepting applications for students for the fall term of 2009 and Spring 2010. Call Mrs. Ginger or Mrs. Heather at 235-0528 for information.

Foster Care Volunteers Needed. The Harrison/Pendleton County Citizen Foster Care Review board is seeking volunteers of local foster children. Volunteers are required to complete a six-hour training session and consent to a criminal record and central registry check. For more information, contact: Tylessa Sparks, Field Coordinator, Northern Kentucky CFCRBs, 859-334-3245.

Diabetes Support Groups. Wedco District Health Department offers Diabetes Support Groups in Harrison the third Thursday of the month from 3-4 p.m. at Cedar Ridge Health Care Campus; and Scott County on the second Thursday from 3-4 p.m. at the Scoutt County Health Center. For more information call Crissy at 859-298-4899.

Harrison County Food Pantry. The Harrison County Food Pantry is located at 304 Locust St. (former Cynthiana Police Substation). Open Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 4 p.m. For more information contact Margaret Watson at 234-1649 or Marilyn Wash at 234-5644.

On Display. Barn quilt squares by Alice Jacobs throughout the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. A Mandala Art workshop will be held July 23 at 6 p.m. at the library by Lisa Hurst. Be sure to watch the display windows for a sampling of the upcoming summer reading prizes.

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.

Berry Lions Club meets on the first and third Thursday of each month at the Berry Lions Club Hall at 7 p.m. New members always welcome.

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 United Methodist Church (diagonally across from Leono's). For more information call Kerstin at 234-9428.

Clothing Closet. The Harrison County Clothing Closet is in need of adults and childrens coats, all sizes. Money donations are also accepted. 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.

Head Start Program. Head Start-Community Action Council, is a comprehensive federally funded child development program for low-income families and children with disabilities that involves parents, community leaders and agencies, and provides the opportunity for children to be successful in school. Child must be three or four years old by Oct. 1, 2008 to be eligible. For more information call the Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

Early Head Start. Works with families that are expecting a child or have children under three years, with the target age being under one year. The program provides intensive care for children through quality child development services in a center or home-based setting. In addition, Family Development Specialists work with the families to assist them in achieving social and economic self-suffiency. For more information contact Alean Spicer at the Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

Migrant Head Start Network. A free child care service for children of migrant farm workers. Establishes, provides and promotes continuous child development services to eligible migrant children and their families. The parents are encouraged to be involved in the development of their children and the decisions made at the center. For more information contact Barbara Helton at the Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

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 is now available on the third Tuesday of each month at the County Sheriff's office in Cynthiana from 1-4 p.m. For more information or to make an appointment, call 1-800-747-9963.

A Veterans Field Representative is 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.

nami. (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Support Group meets the first and third Mondays of each month at Cynthiana Presbyterian Church, 103 N. Main St., from 6:30 until 8 p.m. Call 234-1407 or e-mail namiharrison@yahoo.com for more information.

Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter. Hours are Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon; Closed Sundays. Supervisor of Animal Control is Harold Poe, assistant is David Debruler.

Navy and Marine Corps Shipmates who served on the USS COLUMBUS CA-74/CG-12 from 1944-1976 and the USS COLUMBUS (SSN-762) past and present, to share memories and camaraderie with old friends and make new ones; USS COLUMBUS CA-74/CG-12/SSN-762 reunion will be held Sept. 30-Oct. 3 at Holiday Inn Select, Nashville,Tenn. Contact Allen R. Hope, President, 3828 Hobson Rd., Fort Wayne, Ind. 46815-4505; Home: (260) 486-2221 - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Fax: 260-492-9771, or email: hope4391@comcast.net.