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Today's Features

  • 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.

    IRVINGSVILLE BAPTIST
    Irvingsville Baptist Church will be holding a Vacation Bible School on June 19 from 6-8:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
    The church is located at 3652 Morning Glory Road.

    ODDVILLE CHRISTIAN

  • If it’s true, as the proverb says, that “envy rots the bones,” then my bones are dust.
    Every once in awhile I hear from a certain friend whose life is perfect, or so I think.
    Just recently she posted on Facebook: “Well, we can cross a trip to Ireland off our list!! Had a fabulous vacation with all our wonderful kids, their spouses and our five -- five!! -- adorable grandbabies!!!”

  • By Tim Teater, Associate Pastor, Cynthiana Christian  Church

    “Though we did not all come over on the same ship, we are all in the same boat.” WOW! Whoever said that first, got it right.
    Two weeks after open heart surgery, God finally got me into the boat. And it is really a wonderful blessing, though quite torturous, right now. It has taught me an important lesson for all of us who take pride in being the one who always does for everybody else and allows nobody to help us.

  • THURSDAY, June 15
    Green Clean: Make Your Own Cleaners. Thursday, June 15 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Call the library at 859-234-4881 to register.
    DIY Bookend Art. Thursday, June 15 at 2 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Teen program (6th-12th Grade). Teens will be able to decorate  bookends to display in the young adult/tween section of the library.

    FRIDAY, June 16

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Lindsey Addison Bell, May 18, daughter of Scott and Jeanie Fields Bell; Jayden Scot James, April 16, son of Calvin James and Trista Milner; Cameron Thomas Fryman, May 7, son of Brandi Fryman; Morgon Kaye Northcutt, May 17, daughter of Megon and Anthony Northcutt.

  • CYNTHIANA HIGH SCHOOL
    Cynthiana High School will hold its annual Alumni Banquet on Saturday, June 24. This year’s banquet will be held at the new Cheers facility on Connersville Pike (old Tussey Furniture building). Tickets are on sale at Biancke’s, Ewalt’s Jewelry, and the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum. Tickets are $20. A limited number is available at the door.

  • 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.

    CENTRAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH VBS
    The Central Christian Church Vacation Bible School will kickoff on Saturday, June 10, 5-7 p.m. There will be food, games and a bouncy house. Bible School will begin on Monday, June 11, and continue through Thursday, June 15, 6-8:30 p.m. nightly.

  • Recently I visited my friend, Judy Kitchen. She is completing a degree at Winebrenner Theological Seminary in Findlay, Ohio. We read a number of translations of II Thessalonians 1:11-12. One thing that caught our attention was Paul’s consideration of God’s grace in verse 12.  

  • By the time you read this, this will be old news and the nation will most likely have already moved on to the next outrageous thing.
    However, as I’m writing this, Kathy Griffin is making headlines.
    Who is Kathy Griffin (and why should you care)? She’s a 56-year-old comedian and self-identified “D-list celebrity” known for being abrasive, brash, crude and sarcastic.
    Most recently she made the national news when she posed for a photo, holding up the fake, but realistic, bloody decapitated head of President Donald Trump.

  •  
    My husband hates two things: lying and cockroaches.
    And if there’s such a thing as a lying cockroach, then that critter should especially sleep with one eye open.
    The thing about cockroaches, or “palmetto bugs,” the more genteel name they’re called in the South, they prefer staying hidden in the dark.
    So, your house could be crawling with them and you might never know since they hate the daylight. That means, once the sun goes down and you and your family are snug in your beds, these pests come out to feast and play.