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Today's Features

  • For just a few short weeks each year, strawberries are abundant. They’re juicy, sweet and, yes, even succulent. They can be found at grocery stores everywhere. But, according to one local strawberry farmer, the best of the much-loved berries are locally grown.
    “They’re picked ripe,” Cynthiana farmer Butch Case said. “They’re sweeter than strawberries that come from California or Florida.”

  • THURSDAY, May 28
    Women’s Book Group.
    Thursday, May 28 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Postmistress by Blake.
    Harrison County Historical Society will meet May 28 at 7 p.m. at Hospice of the Bluegrass, 1317 US Hwy. 62 E. Enter by the rear entrance in the meeting room, first room to the left. Impersonations of historic Americans and American historical events will be enacted by students from Eastside and Northside Elementary Schools history clubs.

  • On April 27, Beta Sigma Phi celebrated Founders’ Day and Honors’ Night at the Cynthiana Christian Church. Those that attended enjoyed a meal and awards were presented.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Braydon Scott Thomas Gaunce, April 27, son of Scott and Tina Gaunce; Clifford Todd McIlvain, April 29, son of Kim and Jenny McIlvain; Emma Marie Wedding, April 25, daughter of Nathan and Misti Wedding.
    A 1952 Harrison County High School class ring unearthed after missing for 40 years. A Lexington, Ky. woman found the ring while digging in her garden on Judy Lane in Lexington. The ring was returned to the rightful owner.

  • By Jessica Barnes, County extension agent for Horticulture
    Remember how much fun it was to chase fireflies when you were young? Once you caught a firefly, you would hold it in your hand to watch the flickering light for a few moments and then release it unharmed to fly away.

  • Charlotte Helena Frii, 40, and Justin Scott Carr, 25, married May 1, 2015.
    Kasi Lee Morris, 22, and David Lee Luellen, 23, married May 9, 2015.
    Tammy Sue Noble, 43, and James Robert Jones, 57, married May 9, 2015.
    Haleigh Brooke Bowling, 18, and Corey Keaton Ward, 25, married May 8, 2015.
    Jaime Clarissa Rueger, 48, and David Scott Foster, 45, married May 16, 2015.
    Donna Cum Utley, 75, and George Voight Dietz, 73, married Mary 16, 2015.

  • THURSDAY, May 21
    Drop in Lego Event. Thursday, May 21 from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

    FRIDAY, May 22
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, May 22 at New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.

  • MT. HOPE UNITED METHODIST
    Mt. Hope United Methodist Church will host Cross Tithes  with special music on Saturday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m.
    Sunday School is held at 10 a.m.; Sunday worship service, 11 a.m.; Sunday night service, 5 p.m.; and Wednesday night prayer service at 5:30 p.m.
    The church is located on Hwy. 32, five miles west of Harrison Square in Cynthiana.

  • This past week I wrote a story in the Chronicle about a baby born 14 weeks premature who faces all kinds of health problems.
    That she survived at all is a miracle, and her family, especially her grandmother, knows that this baby, Hannah, is a gift from God.