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Today's Features

  • Ask a group of restaurant servers which is their least favorite shift to work and their number one answer will be Sunday after church.
    It seems we churchgoers are a cranky bunch when we’re hungry, and that’s putting it politely.
    Their consensus of us is that we’re demanding and rude. We sit in large groups and stay longer than we should, discussing the morning’s sermon (or latest church gossip), commenting on the heathens at the nearby table drinking Bloody Marys.

  • THURSDAY, Feb. 25
    Fiscal Court of Harrison County will meet Tuesday, Feb. 25, 5:30 p.m., in the second floor meeting room at the courthouse. The meetings are open to the public.
    American Girl Activity Club. Thursday, Feb. 25 at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library (for K-5th). The girl for discussion will be Julie from 1974. A snack will be provided at 3:45 p.m. for program participants.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Arion Samuel Rose, Jan. 25, son of Travis and Paula Rose.
    The Cynthiana City Commissioners give okay for the Cynthiana Police Department to move locations. The new location will be in the old health department building on East Pleasant Street. The move will result in the closing of the Locust Street sub-station.

  • Luther Fryman celebrated his 90th birthday on Feb. 24.
    His wife Armetta and his children, Bobby, Jerry, Trudy, David, Randy and Rita wish him a happy 90th birthday.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, Jan. 26, 1950 -- “The Clover Leaf Dairy has recently acquired all the equipment and good will of the Blue Grass Dairy here in Cynthiana, making the purchase of the interests of R.D. and W.A. Parks in the concern. The Parks, who also have been operating the Blue Grass Dairy Bar and Restaurant on South Main Street, have retained their ownership of this establishment.”

  • By Sidney Sowder
    FFA Teen Council member
    Did you know, according to the National 4-H Council, youth who are involved in 4-H, are more likely to succeed in other areas than their peers?
    More specifically, youth that are involved in livestock judging, have the opportunity to improve their critical thinking, leadership and communication skills along with building their self confidence. Livestock judging is the evaluation of animals, including cattle, sheep, goats and pigs, and the reasoning behind your placing.

  • By Val Dolcini, Farm Service Agency Administrator
    The modern environmental conservation movement is one that has brought awareness and conservation practices to many urban audiences. To some, it probably seems like a recent shift in American thinking.

  • By Ryan Quarles, Commissioner of Agriculture, Commonwealth
    of Kentucky
    This is National FFA Week, so I wanted to let Kentuckians know how important FFA is to me.
    Growing up on a farm in central Kentucky, where my family has lived and farmed for more than 200 years, I proudly wore the blue corduroy jacket as an active member of Scott County High School’s FFA chapter.

  • THURSDAY, Feb. 18
    Snowflake Bentley Program. Thursday, Feb. 18 at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library for K-5th. It will be “snow” much fun. A snack will be provided at 3:45 p.m. for program participants.
    Computer Class-Microsoft Word. Thursday, Feb. 18 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. or from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Learn all the interesting things that can be done with the Word program.