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Today's Features

  • * John Updike -- “March - The sun is nervous as a kite that can’t quite keep its own string tight. Some days are fair, and some are raw. The timid earth decides to thaw...The mud smells happy on our shoes. We still wear mittens, which we lose.”

  • The Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR met at the home of Jane Whitehead on March 11.
    Acting Regent Whitehead welcomed members and guest,Sharon Withers. The “DAR Ritual,” “The Pledge of Allegiance,” 1’The American’s Creed,” “The Preamble to the Constitution,” and the “Daughter’s Pledge,” were recited,followed by the singing of the “Star Spangled Banner.”

  • THURSDAY, March 23
    Historical Society. The Harrison County Historical Society will meet March 23 at 7 p.m. at the Bluegrass Hospice Care Navigators, 1317 U.S. Hwy. 62 East, (enter at rear door entrance, first room to the left). Martin Schadler, the Aviation Museum of Kentucky, will present a program about Kentuckians contributions in aviation with highlights of aviators in their Hall of Fame. This includes several Harrison Countians.

  • I was at the movies the other evening and viewed the upcoming films that would soon arrive. One particular summer film by Warner Brothers caught my attention, Dunkirk. This movie is a true story of one of the most remarkable miracles of World War II. This miracle is beloved and cherished by those who are aware of what happened in a little French fishing village in 1940.

  • CITY ON A HILL
    City on a Hill evening services are held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.; Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. and at 6 p.m.
    Services are held at the Center at 201 N. Second St., Berry, Ky.
    For more information call 859-954-1573 or 859-954-0579.

    BOYD UNITED METHODIST
    Pauls Ministry Band will perform at Boyd United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 9 at 11 a.m. A potluck meal will be served after the program. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    CALVARY ASSEMBLY
    OF GOD

  • A number of years ago I got a phone call from a reader with a request.
    He said he was 90 years old and had outlived two wives, yet he wasn’t sure he knew what real love is and he hoped that I could explain it.
    I don’t know if he’s still one of my readers -- I haven’t heard from him since that one time. But if he is, here’s my best answer to his question:
    When I was in middle school, I loved red-haired Paul Minardi with all my 13-year-old heart. We passed notes in class and he walked me to homeroom, carrying my books.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Marlie Elizabeth Tolle, Feb. 3, daughter of Elizabeth and Brian Tolle; Quintana Rayne Walker, March 5, daughter of Breanna Woods and Bradley Walker; Brody Thomas Pensinger, Feb. 13, son of Thomas Ashley and Amy Pensinger; Addison Grace Williams, Feb. 7, daughter of Justin and Jillian Williams.
    The new Cynthiana Wal-Mart Supercenter is now open.
    Interviews for a new Harrison County High School principal will begin in April.

  • The Kentucky Extension Homemakers Associations (KEHA) maintains  a vital interest in our global society and its impact in Kentucky, across our nations and worldwide.
    Following the guidance of our state leadership, the Harrison County Extension Homemakers (HCEH) promotes cultural programs to have, and to share, an understanding of the people in other parts of the world.

  • March is National Eye Donor Month, a special time to honor those who donate their corneas after death to give others sight. More than 48,000 Americans have their sight restored each year as a result of corneal transplants and can once again see loved ones and the colors of the world.
    First proclaimed by President Ronald Reagan in 1983, National Eye Donor Month promotes eye donation awareness and celebrates the lives of eye donors and corneal recipients.

  • Khalil Wayne Commodore was born to Shelby Brooke Mattox and Leon Wayne Commodore of Cynthiana on March 8, 2017 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz.
    Maternal grandparent is Kelli Morris of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Linda Morris and Ben Morris, and Ron and Peggy Mattox.
    Paternal grandparents are Adrene Commodore and Howard Custard of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Cecil Custard, Russell Cutwright and Sandra and Leroy Click.