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Today's Features

  • Is there anyone who doesn’t enjoy getting together with classmates and old friends??
    On Saturday, June 27, the Cynthiana High School held it’s annual Alumni Banquet. It was the 60th anniversary of the Class of 1955. This year’s banquet was held at the Harrison County Extension Office on New Lair Road. A meal was prepared and served by B & B Catering of Cynthiana. Officers, trustees and other graduates decorated each table with votive candles and green and white balloons, resulting in a festive look for the banquet.

  • Julien Frederick Evans was born to Tom Zack and Kayleigh Evans of Cynthiana on March 17, 2015 at Georgetown Community Hospital.
    He weighed 8 lbs. 14 oz., and is welcomed by his sister Audrey.
    Maternal grandparents are Tom and Junie Vallandingham of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are William and Sandy Vallandingham of Illinois, Les and Norma Nichols of Oregon, and Rosemary Duckworth of Cynthiana and the late Dillard Duckworth.

  • * TEMPUS FUGIT - How remarkable that this July 2015 the steadfast volunteers of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum will celebrate 21 years of preserving and sharing the history of this special community.
    * Since you are reading this special column today, you perhaps are a faithful reader of many years. The first Museum Musing was published as a promotion in The Cynthiana Democrat shortly before the museum actually opened on July 22, 1994.

  • CLARK
    Descendants of George Allen Clark Sr. and Mary Ann Howard Clark will hold their family reunion on Saturday, July 25 at the home of Marsha Clark Martin in Mt Sterling, Ky.
    A potluck buffet will start at 12:30 p.m. For directions call Dorothy at 859-608-1173.

    EARLYWINE
    The annual Earlywine reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 2 at Blue Licks State Park, at the small shelter by the mini golf course and playground.

  • The insect world has countless sucking and chewing pests.  
    One of the most difficult questions to answer, and I get asked it often, is “what’s eating my plant?”  
    It could be a chewing beetle, or caterpillar; or it could be a sucking spider mite, bug or aphid, among many, many others. The current heat adds an additional component to the problem … many insects love this sort of disagreeable weather and can multiply more rapidly as a result.
    There are a couple of indicators of the type of pest problem you may have.  

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director John W. McCauley announces that an additional 1,100 acres of agricultural land in Kentucky is eligible for funding for wildlife habitat restoration.

  • The Harrison County Ag Development Board (Phase I) reminds all farmers that the sign-up for the 2015 Phase I program will begin on Monday, July 27. The applications can be picked up at the Harrison County Extension Office and all applications must be returned to the Extension Office no later than Friday, Aug. 14 at 4:30 p.m.
    Available programs are similar to previous years. You can go on line at www.agpolicy.ky.gov and observe all the programs and rules you can participate in. If you have any questions give our office a call at 859-234-5510.

  • The fact that you’re only one believer among bazillions doesn’t cheapen your value to God.
    If you were the only person on the planet, Christ still would have died for you. The Bible proves that point:
    When God first issued his promise to rescue sinful humankind, there was only one couple on earth.
    After Adam and Eve sinned, God promised to crush Satan’s head. [Cool, huh?]
    God was talking about the victory over sin that Christ’s death on the cross would bring.

  • WAREAGLE MINISTRIES
    For information on location and times of services call 859-954-1573, 859-954-0579 or visit wareagleministries.org.

    IRVINGSVILLE BAPTIST
    The youth group of Irvingsville Baptist Church will be hosting a back-to-school party for teens in Harrison and Nicholas counties on Aug. 8 at 11 a.m. Lunch will be provided.
    Everyone is encouraged to come and start the school year out with a day of fun and fellowship. Guest speaker will be Cindy Warr.