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Today's Features

  • Cynthiana’s Katie Himes has been selected to represent Kentucky as Miss Earth Kentucky United States 2016 and will compete for the title of Miss Earth United States in Washington. D.C. at the end of July.
    The winner of that will go on to an international pageant. Last year’s pageant was held in Vienna, Austria. The pageant is acclaimed for searching for the most beautiful women of the Earth to serve as role models dedicated to upholding the advocacy to preserve and restore the Earth.

  • THURSDAY, May 5
    Wild about Wildflowers (for K-8th). Thursday, May 5 at 4 p.m at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will be learning about wildflowers from the KY Division of Forestry and creating art with the flowers. (A small snack will be served at 3:45 with program starting promptly at 4 p.m.). Pre-registration is appreciated and encouraged.
    Blood Drive. Thursday, May 5 from 2-6 p.m. at Eastside Elementary School, 1226 US Hwy. 62 East, Cynthiana, on the KBC Bloodmobile. Donors must be 17 years old. Donors will receive a $10 gift card.

  • PRAYER BREAKFAST
    The Harrison County Ministerial Association is hosting a prayer breakfast, Thursday, May 5, (7-8 a.m.) at Biancke’s in conjunction with the National Day of Prayer. Theme: Into The Heat with Cynthiana Fire Chief Jay Sanders.
    Breakfast, by ticket only ($10 each), are available at Biancke’s or Harrison County Ministerial Association members.

    TIME OF HARVEST
    OUTREACH MINISTRY

  • A few months ago, the one I call my uncle dad was out shooting a gun and the noise did something to his hearing so now people sound like Donald Duck to him.
    Since then he’s had a lot of people who are also hard of hearing commiserate with him.
    He says it’s comforting to be able to say, “You too?” However, he really, really, really wants his hearing back.

  • The Licking River Watershed Watch (LRWW), Inc., established in 1998 as part of the Kentucky Watershed Watch Program, is a 501c3 non-profit organization that spans 19 counties from eastern Kentucky to Northern Kentucky.  
    The LRWW works to protect, improve and restore the waters of the Licking River Basin by promoting water quality monitoring, public education, and citizen action, as a volunteer citizen-based organization.

  •  Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces that dairy farms participating in the Margin Protection Program (MPP) can now update their production history when an eligible family member joins the operation. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, protects participating dairy producers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below levels of protection selected by the applicant.

  • THURSDAY, April 28
    Puppet Show/Author Visit. Thursday, April 28 at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Author visit by Eddie Price (Little Miss Grubby Toes). Recommended for ages 3 through 3rd grade.
    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Lone Wolf by Jodi Picoult. Copies can be picked up at the children’s circulation desk.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Carson Thomas Landrum, April 8, son of Kevin and Debbie Landrum; Carlie Jo Mullett, March 14, daughter of Vernon and Leslie Mullett; Emma Ruth and Madison Sue Renaker, March 4, twin daughter of Will and Jennifer Renaker.
    Gov. Ernie Fletcher vetoed a $1 million allocation to the Maysville Community and Technical College/Licking Valley Campus for an expansion (more classrooms to support a nursing program).