Today's Features

  • I confess: I am not trendy or radical. Never was. Probably never will be.

  • By Lee McClellan, Ky. Afield
    Discovering emerging populations of sport fish in a lake or stream is a good skill to learn to increase your fishing success. It is also the easiest skill to learn concerning the outdoors.
    Studying the 2015 Kentucky Fishing Forecast is all you need to do because fisheries biologists across the state recommend some improving fisheries to try each year. A printable version is available on the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources’ webpage at fw.ky.gov.

    He Is Risen. Join the Cynthiana Baptist Church congregation as they celebrate the start of Easter Week.
    They will kick off the week with the annual Easter Egg-Stravaganza for the family. The event promises to be full of fun, candy and eggs. It will begin at 2 p.m. at Little Switzerland Church Park on Old Lair Road.  

  • * Log Cabin, Sept. 14, 1906 -- “The Cynthiana Carriage Co. has sold to John T. Rohr of Sunrise, a handsome hearse. The company is doing a large business at this time.” (Cynthiana Carriage Co.-2015, the site of Jetubs)
    * Cynthiana Democrat, Jan. 4, 1951 -- “Effective Monday, Jan. 1, Cincinnati and Chattanooga Trains Nos. 15 and 16, on the Sourthern Railway, were discontinued. Mail trucks are now serving the various points on the rail line, and Train No. 30 is carrying come of the mail formerly handled by Train No. 15.”

  • The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, March 13 at Hospice of the Bluegrass for their monthly luncheon.
    Anna Ruth McLoney, president, welcomed members and guests and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.  
    Sonya Frazier offered the blessing of the meal. Layne Tussey catered the luncheon. She prepared a meal of pistachio salad, oven fried chicken breasts, creamed lima beans, rolls and chocolate cake.  

  • Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Monday, March 2 at the home of Cheryl Case. Eleven members answered roll call by telling the number of children their grandparents had.
    Charlene Dawson, president, announced a new slate of officers to be installed at the May meeting. They are: president, Judy Judy; vice president, Cheryl Case; recording secretary, Kay Cox; corresponding secretary, Lois Judy; treasurer, Pat Terhune; extension officer, Charlene Dawson.
    Bonnie Teater did a review of the Grey Book on elections, voting, and installation of new officers.

  • Kailyn Rosalie Mae Rowell was born to George and Charity Rowell of Cynthiana on March 7, 2015 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs., and is welcomed by her brothers, LeLand and Clayton Rowell.
    Maternal grandparents are C.J. and Mary Current of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Stanley and Dorothy Fryman and James and Elsie Current.
    Paternal grandparents are Marvin and Kay Rowell of Oakachoobee, Fla. and Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Carl and Rosalie Fossitt and Woodrow Rowell.

  • Rylan Jesse Brandenburg was born to Phillip and Andrea Brandenburg of Cynthiana, on Jan. 14, 2015 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Ed and Jane Simpson of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Maria and Dofin Fritts, and the late Clarence Simpson, Robert Lake, and Louise Lake.
    Paternal grandparents are Maxelyne Brandenburg of Beattyville, Ky. and the late Thomas Brandenburg; paternal great-grandparents are the late Hulbert and Bertha Gray and the late Floyd and Ollie Brandenburg.

  • Daisy Lynne DeVaughn Biddle was born to Jarrod and Kim Biddle of Cynthiana on March 2, 2015 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz., and is welcomed by her brothers, Jackson and Logan and sister, Alyssa.
    Maternal grandparents are Julia Wilson of Cynthiana and the late James Manning Wilson Sr.
    Paternal grandparents are Vickie and Ray Woolums of Sadieville, Ky., and the late Greg Biddle of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandmother is Barbara Biddle of Berry, Ky.

  • The beacon of spring in these parts is undoubtedly the native dogwood. But, because of disease problems, especially dogwood anthracnose, people are seeking alternatives to Cornus Florida.  
    There are other notable dogwoods like Cornus kousa and Cornus mas but look beyond the dogwood for small, spring flowering landscape trees.  What about Halesia or Chionanthus.  
    What, you ask? The Carolina silver bell and the fringe tree, respectively.