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Today's Features

  • THURSDAY, Nov. 17
    Harrison County Historical Society will meet Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. in Hospice of the Bluegrass meeting room, U.S. 62 E. Enter by the rear entrance. Will conduct the annual Antique Road Show night with Bobby Lake providing free appraisals.
    Book Babies. Thursday, Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Bring your baby up to 18 months old for a fun time reading, playing, and singing. Library time for the youngest patrons. Pre-registration is appreciated.

  • Have you ever wondered what makes an orchid an orchid?
    Well, it is all about flower parts. In fact, most plants are categorized in the Plant Kingdom by their flowers.  For orchids, it is the fact that they have three sepals and three petals.  
    Many flowers have green sepals that protect the flower inside which cradles the bloom as it opens.  
    You will understand this nuance if you have ever observed the slow transformation of an opening bloom.

  • Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) announces that it has been named a 2016 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing healthcare organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in clinical quality.

  • The Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) Auxiliary held its annual Fall Luncheon Oct. 19. The focus of the luncheon was the 50th anniversary of the HMH Auxiliary. The auxiliary was presented with a Citation from the Kentucky House of Representatives, a Proclamation from the City of Cynthiana and Proclamation from the Harrison County Fiscal Court. The City of Cynthiana and Harrison County Fiscal Court declared Oct. 19 as HMH Auxiliary Day in Cynthiana.

  • * Truly, this is a season of thanks, patriotism, harvest, remembrance, veterans appreciation, heritage, gratitude - but should not these feelings of thanks be expressed on each and every day. We indeed are so blessed.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Hayden Sara Grooms, Oct. 25, daughter of Michele and Stephen Grooms; Jessica Elizabeth Jones, Oct. 24, daughter of John D. and Jennifer K. Jones; Philip Evan and Kelvin Owen Winkle, Aug. 24, twin sons of Kelvin and Laura Winkle; Rece Patrick Grubb, Sept. 18, son of Joey and Mary Grubb; Tristin Nevaiah Jo Lee Trimpe, Aug. 7, son of Heather Lee  Tolson and Harold Adam Trimpe.

  • Starting in November, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will accept and process applications for enrollment in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), the nation’s largest conservation program. Applications will be made available in local service centers.

  • I know stuff, although most of it is useless.
    Like, only 30 percent of people can flare their nostrils.
    I know that two-thirds of people tilt their heads to the right when they kiss and that supposedly chewing gum while cutting onions will keep you from crying. Since I don’t chew gum, I don’t know how true that is. I also don’t know why onions make you cry.

  • By Earl Litman, guest columnist

    Cynthiana First Church of God

  • 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.
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    Don’t forget to plan to join City on a Hill for its fourth annual New Year’s service.

    COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE