* Cynthiana News, Aug. 1, 1867 -- Mr. Frisbie, the polite railroad agent at this place, has some enterprise in his composition. He has recently finished off a fine lot of cattle pens near the depot for the benefit of cattle, sheep, and hog drovers and shippers and has also put up scales, Fairbanks make, for the purpose of weighing hay, grain, and all kinds of stock. He keeps a coal yard and will weigh his coal hereafter, by that means giving a fairer return for the money.
* Aristotle -- In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
* Perrins History, 1882 -- The village of Rutland is situated four and a half miles from Hinton Station on the Cincinnati Southern Railroad, and 10 miles from Cynthiana. It has about 30 inhabitants, and was laid out, or settled, in 1848. the first house was built by Meridith Collins on land given him by Whitfield Collins, and originally owned by William Kinman. Meridith Collins kept the first store in the place, and sold out to F.M. Bailey, who succeeded in getting a post office, of which he was made the Postmaster. Upon appointment for a post office, he bestowed the name Rutland on the village, in honor of Rutland, Vermont, his native place. The mail is received from Hinton Station twice each week on Wednesday and Saturdays. The first mail route through Rutland precinct was over the Leesburg and Williamstown State road, and was between Cynthiana and Williamstown. A.B. Bowen is the present postmaster of Rutland. The village has one general store, one hotel, one blacksmith, one woolen factory, one shoemaker, one wagon maker, one post office, one teacher, one physician, two barbers, one Masonic Lodge.
* Maya Angelou -- Ive learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
* Cynthiana Democrat, Cromwells Comment, March 1, 1928 -- In 1896, Mr. J.M. (Jack) Wilson of Falmouth, established the Log Cabin in the old Kehoe building on Main Street, removing a plant from Falmouth in a covered wagon and when his first edition came off the press, Cynthiana had its first Republican newspaper.
* In Cupids Little - Bag of Trix - Heres The One - That Clix - With Chix -- Burma Shave
Next Saturday, May 24 is Museum Grist Mill Day. Hope that you and your family will stop by on South Walnut St. There will be antique equipment, displays, grist mills in operation and bags of cornmeal, food, music, tours of the museum, Abraham Lincoln, and the Kentucky Historical Society Historymobile. The museum is open Friday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 859-234-7179. We have just acquired a new mystery item. Stop by to see the monster machine.