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Today's Features

  • On April 27, Beta Sigma Phi celebrated Founders’ Day and Honors’ Night at the Cynthiana Christian Church. Those that attended enjoyed a meal and awards were presented.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Braydon Scott Thomas Gaunce, April 27, son of Scott and Tina Gaunce; Clifford Todd McIlvain, April 29, son of Kim and Jenny McIlvain; Emma Marie Wedding, April 25, daughter of Nathan and Misti Wedding.
    A 1952 Harrison County High School class ring unearthed after missing for 40 years. A Lexington, Ky. woman found the ring while digging in her garden on Judy Lane in Lexington. The ring was returned to the rightful owner.

  • By Jessica Barnes, County extension agent for Horticulture
    Remember how much fun it was to chase fireflies when you were young? Once you caught a firefly, you would hold it in your hand to watch the flickering light for a few moments and then release it unharmed to fly away.

  • Charlotte Helena Frii, 40, and Justin Scott Carr, 25, married May 1, 2015.
    Kasi Lee Morris, 22, and David Lee Luellen, 23, married May 9, 2015.
    Tammy Sue Noble, 43, and James Robert Jones, 57, married May 9, 2015.
    Haleigh Brooke Bowling, 18, and Corey Keaton Ward, 25, married May 8, 2015.
    Jaime Clarissa Rueger, 48, and David Scott Foster, 45, married May 16, 2015.
    Donna Cum Utley, 75, and George Voight Dietz, 73, married Mary 16, 2015.

  • THURSDAY, May 21
    Drop in Lego Event. Thursday, May 21 from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

    FRIDAY, May 22
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, May 22 at New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.

  • MT. HOPE UNITED METHODIST
    Mt. Hope United Methodist Church will host Cross Tithes  with special music on Saturday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m.
    Sunday School is held at 10 a.m.; Sunday worship service, 11 a.m.; Sunday night service, 5 p.m.; and Wednesday night prayer service at 5:30 p.m.
    The church is located on Hwy. 32, five miles west of Harrison Square in Cynthiana.

  • This past week I wrote a story in the Chronicle about a baby born 14 weeks premature who faces all kinds of health problems.
    That she survived at all is a miracle, and her family, especially her grandmother, knows that this baby, Hannah, is a gift from God.

  • I was reading this past week of the death of Garo Yepremian, former member of the Miami Dolphins professional football team. He was very instrumental in assisting the Dolphins win back to back NFL championships  during the early 1970s.
    Yepremian was a native of Cyprus. He came to the United States at the age of 22 and had the distinction of kicking in the first football game he ever saw.
    During this time in my life, Anna and I were living in Paris, Ky.

  • It is strange, but true … people often refer to shade as a problem.  
    How many times have you heard of people desperately searching for that one magic thing they can do to get grass to grow underneath a pin oak?  
    Why can’t we just accept the fact that it just isn’t possible and move on to better things?
    And, there are lots of better things when it comes to shade.