Today's Features

  • By now everyone has either experienced or heard about the new grocery store and its 25-cent shopping cart rental. Actually, it’s an ingenious ploy to return carts to the store saving on staffing costs.
    Kudos to the store, which in its first week had someone explain this new technology and gave you a quarter to begin their relationship with the community.

  • I’ve heard it said that a man’s worst difficulties begin when he is able to do as he likes.
    If I could do whatever I like, I’d eat several massive cinnamon rolls every morning for breakfast, spend the day on my couch watching reruns of “Gilmore Girls,” punch a few people I know in the nose, never pay my taxes or dust my house.
    That’s just off the top of my head.
    Most of us think freedom is doing anything we want, making our own rules, not submitting to any type of authority -- if it feels good, do it.

  • THURSDAY, March 24
    Spring Bake Sale. Thursday, March 24 at 10:30 a.m. in the Harrison Memorial Hospital cafeteria. Sponsored by the HMH Auxiliary.
    Butterfly Gardens. Thursday, March 24 at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will be learning about the butterflies of Kentucky and planting butterfly attracting plants.  For Kindergarten through 5th grade. A snack will be provided at 3:45 for program participants.  Pre-registration is a must.

  • The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library on March 12.
    Vice Regent Jane Whitehead called the meeting to order. We were happy to have KoryBeth Whitehead as our guest.
    The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance, American’s Creed and the Preamble to the Constitution were recited, followed by the singing of the Star Spangled Banner.

  • You probably eat out a lot - most Americans do. People are looking for fast, easy and good-tasting foods to fit a busy lifestyle. Whether it’s carry-out, food court, office cafeteria or sit-down restaurant, there are smart choices everywhere.
    Here are 30 tips to help you eat healthy when eating out.
    • Think ahead and plan where you will eat. Consider what meal options are available. Look for restaurants or carry-out with a wide range of menu items.

  • * 1925 Cynthiana Directory -- “J.W. Renaker & Son - Drugs, Paints, Oils, School Books, Stationery - Renaker’s Corn Remover - Sure Takes Them Off, Price 25 cents. 45 S. Main, Cynthiana, Ky. Phone 85.”

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Kodi Gayle Beagle, Dec. 5, daughter of Jessica Fryman and Ronnie Beagle; Carter Michael Edwards, Feb. 10, son of Marie Roseberry and Jason Edwards; Charles David Furnish, Feb. 10, son of David and Sandra Furnish; Morgan Skye McDaniel, March 13, daughter of Robert and Michelle McDaniel; Victoryia Ann Marie McKenney, Feb. 26, daughter of Jason McKenney and Angela Richardson; Marissa Rachelle Taylor, Feb. 19, daughter of Tanya Bates and Jon Taylor.

  • With spring just around the corner I thought it was time to brush up on some garden nomenclature.  
    I have long been convinced in the value of understanding more about plants than the mere fact that they need sun, soil and water.    
    The more we learn about what it is that plants need and how to determine if they are getting it, the more we will enjoy the act of gardening.  

  • Omega chapter of Beta Sigma  Phi met at the home of Barbara Snopek on Monday, March 7. Twelve members answered the question “What is the first project you think of when you think of spring cleaning?” Responses ranged from windows, yard work, closets, and carpets.
    Charlene Dawson gave the Grey Book review on the subject of “Nominations, Elections, and Installation of Officers.”
    Local correspondence included a thank you note from member Linda Root for flowers sent for a death in her family.

  • The New Millennium Club met Monday, March 21 at Harrison Memorial Hospital for a supper/seminar sponsored by the hosital.
    Dr. Marla Pauez spoke on sleep apnea and some possible preventative measures available. This was an excellent informative program. There were 20 in attendance.
    The annual road pickup to earn money to go towards the annual Christmas party for Shady Lawn residents will be held soon.
    This weekend, March 25 and 26, members will be collecting at Walmart for Relay for Life.