• Layney Harper Williams

    Layney Harper Williams was born to Marty and Karen Williams of Leitchfield, Ky. on Feb. 6, 2013 at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 10.7 oz., and is welcomed by her brother, Marritt Williams and sister, Sara Williams.
    Maternal grandparents are Ronnie and Shelia Harp; maternal great-grandparents are the late Vernia Mae and Woodrow England and the late Sara Elizabeth and James Russell Harp, all of Cynthiana.

  • Bryan chosen state finalist in pageant

    Ariel A. Bryan, 13, daughter of James and Susan Bryan, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss Kentucky pageant to be held June 1 and 2 at the Crowne Plaza Louisville. The pageant is for girls ages 10-13.
    The winner of the pageant will receive a $1,000 cash award, the official crown and banner, a bouquet of roses, and air transportation to compete in the national pageant at Disneyland in California.
    Families interested in learning more about this unique and outstanding youth program may visit www.namiss.com.

  • Transportation crews to begin treating for noxious weeds

     Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews will begin treating for noxious and nuisance weeds throughout the state this month.  The treatments aid in controlling the spread of undesirable plants along state highway rights of way.
    The cabinet, in accordance with KRS 176.051, targets Johnson grass, giant foxtail, Canada thistle, nodding thistle, multiflora rose, black nightshade, wild cucumber and kudzu.

  • American Red Cross
  • Patrick to be honored with birthday celebration March 16

    A birthday celebration in honor of Betty Patrick will be held Saturday, March 16, from 1:30 p.m. till 3:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana First Church of God, 401 N. Main St.
    Friends and family are invited to spend the afternoon and help her celebrate. No gifts please.
    The celebration will be held in the Church Fellowship Hall. Please enter the Fellowship Hall from the church parking lot behind the church just off West Pearl Street.

  • Colon Cancer Awareness Day
  • Marriage Licenses

    Savannah Michelle Banks, 21, and Matthew Brett Wolfe, 31, married Jan. 20, 2013.
    Natasha Teana White, 29, and James Jay Ridley, 27, married Jan. 24, 2013.
    Lucy Dell Hartig, 64, and Everett Lee Hatfield Jr., 64, married Feb. 7, 2013.
    Holly Nicole Shaw, 22, and Michael Todd Beverly, 20, married Feb. 9, 2013.
    Maria Teresa Ramirez, 37, and Abelardo Garcia Cabrera, 41, married Feb. 8, 2013.

  • Philpott speaker for 2013 Extension Leadership Event

    The 2013 Extension Leadership Event will take place on Monday, March 18 at Harrison County High School.  Registration will begin at 6 p.m. and dinner will start at 6:30 p.m. Please call the Extension Office no later than noon on March 15 to make your reservations.
    This year’s speaker is Cynthiana’s own Amber Philpott. Philpott is an award-winning news anchor with WKYT. Her broadcast career began shortly after graduation from Morehead State University at WYMT in Hazard. She is living her dream as a television news journalist.

  • Homemakers to host International Dinner on March 14

    By Benita Peoples, Co. ext. agent
    The Harrison County Homemakers will be hosting their yearly International Dinner on March 14 at 6 p.m.  The event will be held at the Harrison County Extension Office.
    They have chosen Haiti as their country of study. Warren and Claudia French will be the guest speakers at this year’s event. They both taught on the tiny island of Haiti for several years. Warren is the minister at Connersville Christian Church.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Feb. 13, 1969 -- “Phoenix, Ariz. -- Cudahy Company announced today that it has expanded its dairy operations in Kentucky with the acquisition of Kentucky Cardinal Dairies, a cheese manufacturing plant in Cynthiana.”
    * Log Cabin, Nov. 11, 1906 -- advertisement “Anything from a bowl of soup to a fried chicken at Royal Restaurant. 40 Pike Street.”
    * Henry David Thoreau -- “There is no remedy for love but to love more.”