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Today's Features

  • USDA Farm Service Agency reserves funds each year to make loans to socially disadvantaged applicants to buy and operate family-size farms. A socially disadvantaged farmer is one of a group whose members have been subjected to racial, ethnic, or gender prejudice because of their identity as members of the group without regard to their individual qualities. For the purposes of this program, socially disadvantaged groups have been defined as women, Blacks or African Americans, American Indians or Alaskan Natives, Hispanics, Asians, and Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders.

  • SALEM CHURCH
    OF CHRIST
    The  community is invited to join us at Salem Church of Christ, Salem Pike for a Good Friday service of praise, prayer and reflection on March 29 at 7 p.m.
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    Salem Church of Christ, Salem Pike, will host the Sam Marsh Family Singers on Saturday, April 6 at 7 p.m. for a night of 4-part harmony and acapella praise to God.  The community is invited.

  • The other day I listened to an interview with Alexandra Horowitz as she discussed her book, “On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes.”
    She lives in New York City with a dog and a toddler, and frequently walks around her neighborhood, traveling the same route, passing the same buildings and businesses and trees and traffic.
    After taking the same walk many hundreds of times, she realized she never noticed where she was going. So, the next time out she decided to notice as much as she could.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, March 27, 1930 -- “Dennis Williams was granted a permit to erect a two story brick business house with fire proof on the corner of Pike and Walnut Streets.”

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Landon Nathaniel Baker, Jan. 17. son of Leslie Faulkner and Donnie Baker; Taryn Rae Collier, Jan. 12, daughter of Saraia King and Danny

  • Charles Aiden Sheats-Griess
    Charles Aiden Sheats-Griess was born to Justine L. Sheats and Clayton C. Todd Griess of Cynthiana on Dec. 14, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 4 lbs. 14 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Charles W. and Lisa B. Sheats of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Phyllis Sheats and the late Charles Edward Sheats and Justin and Lois Bell, all of Cynthiana.

  • • Cat Sweatshirt Jacket: Feb. 25 at 9 a.m and 5 p.m. Cost is $5. Deadline to register is Feb. 18. Call 234-5510.

    • Hospice Pillow Project: Feb. 19 at 9 a.m. at the Extension Office.

    • Go Red Reception: Feb. 25 at 5 p.m. at the Cynthiana Christian Church.

  • Kim Pickett announces the engagement and upcoming marriage of her brother, Matthew Douglas Simpson of Cynthiana to Elizabeth Ann Dunnavan of Maysville.
    Simpson is the son of the late Gary and Carolyn Simpson.
    Dunnavan is the daughter of Carol  Dunnavan and the late Jay Dunnavan.
    Simpson is a 2002 Harrison County graduate. He is employed as worship minister of Antioch Mills Christian Church and as vocalist and rhythm guitar player for the Christian rock band, My Heart Remains.

  • SATURDAY, Feb. 9
    3rd Annual W.O.W. (Women of Worship) Conference will be held at Leesburg Christian Church, Saturday, Feb. 9, from noon until 2:30 pm. Special guest speakers from Celebrate Recovery Ministry Leader, Carrie Miller and Director of Development for Refuge for Women, Cindy Warr, music by Dwayne Gillespie of local group Sidewinders. Door prizes, refreshments and free to the public. A love offering will be collected. For more information contact the church at 859-234-0080. Registration in advance is requested, seating limited.