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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Che Louise Cameron, April 8, daughter of Mandi Hughes and Don Cameron Jr.
    First annual antique tractor show was held at the Harrison County Fairgrounds. The Old Fashion Farmer’s Days antique tractor and machinery show was organized by Frazier Dailey Jr. Proceeds went to the Harrison County Volunteer Fire Department.
    Millridge Furniture, located at 134 East Pike Street, caters to solid-wood furniture fans. Millridge is owned by Mennonites Linda and Conrad Miller.

  • The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, June 12, at Hospice of the Bluegrass for its monthly luncheon. Anna Ruth McLoney welcomed members and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.  
    Peggy Whitson offered the blessing of the meal. Layne Tussey catered the luncheon.  She served quiche with asparagus, chicken salad, frozen fruit salad, croissants and lemon pound cake with berries.  
    For spiritual values, Whitson read a poem by Jill Briscoe called Morning by Morning which highlights the importance of beginning each day with prayer.

  • CHS ALUMNI BANQUET
    Cynthiana High School Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, June 27 at the Harrison County Extension Office. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., meal to follow.
    The Class of 1950 will celebrate their 65th year reunion. Everyone is welcome.

    RUDDLES MILLS CONSOLIDATED
    The Ruddles Mills Consolidated School reunion will be held at the Ruddles Mills Christian Church, Ruddles Mills, Ky., on Saturday, June 27. Fellowship begins at 5 p.m. A potluck meal (bring a covered dish) will be served at 5:30 p.m.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, June 30, 1938 -- “The Whaley Funeral Home will soon be among those places in Cynthiana to have air conditioning. Workmen started the installation of the equipment Tuesday and the machinery will be working very shortly. A factory expert from the Frigidaire Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, is on the job assisted by workmen from Adams & Moore, local distributors of Frigidaire products in Cynthiana.”

  • There is nothing like a tropical plant for bold, bright blooms in your summer outdoor living space.  
    It is the perfect environment because most tropicals like the bright light and heat and humidity that summer brings.
    We baby them through the winter months, waiting for the threat of frost to past so we can bring them outdoors for a breath of fresh, warm air.  

  • Over the last several years we have held an Extension Leadership Event in March.  Our county planning group decided to change the date.  So, the date for the ELE event entitled People & Partners, Celebrating Extension will be held on Thursday, July 2 at the Big Barn at the Harrison County Fairgrounds.
    At this event, you will receive a great meal and a short program. The program will include our guest speaker, Warren Beeler, from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, and award some of our outstanding leaders.

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announces that eligible producers may now formally enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for 2014 and 2015. The enrollment period begins June 17, 2015, and will end Sept. 30, 2015.

  • THURSDAY, June 18
    Comic Writing for Teens. June 18 at 2 p.m. (grades 6th-12th). Register by calling the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library at 234-4881.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, June 18 at Adult Center at 10:30 a.m.

    FRIDAY, June 19