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Today's Features

  • The Kentucky State Fair’s mascots, Fairbear and Fairabear, will be visiting the Harrison County Fair on Sunday, July 10. Fairbear and Fairabear will be giving hugs and information about the 2011 Kentucky State Fair. The state fair will take place Aug. 18-28 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky.

  • THURSDAY, July 7
    Women’s Book Group. The book for the month of July is The Drowning Tree by Goodman. Will be meeting Thursday, July 7 at 6 p.m. Copies of the book are available at the front desk of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

    FRIDAY, July 8
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, July 8 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.

  • A few weeks ago I was with a group of senior adults and asked, “How many of you would say, for the most part, that you’re happy?”
    Almost all of them raised their hands.
    I told them I’m mostly happy, too, although I would be completely, totally, 100 percent happy if my kitchen floor would stay clean, I had a flat stomach and if I could eat birthday cake with butter cream frosting every meal every day without feeling sick or getting fat.

  • CENTRAL CHRISTIAN
    Central Christian Church at Second and Riggs Avenue in Cynthiana is offering a class to the community each Thursday evening that stresses the fundamentals of Christianity based on caring for the poor, sick, and those in prison as described in Matthew 25.
    On June 30, an outreach team lead by Pastor Barry Wethington ministered to residents of Cedar Ridge as the rest of the class were gathered at Second and Riggs.

  • Tanya Brum Da Silveira of Los Angeles, Calif., and Malaga, Spain, and Michael Harpel, Los Angeles, Calif., were united in marriage on May 28, 2011, at 6 p.m. in Chino Hills, Calif., by the Rev. Dennis Stahl.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a unique pink and black dress of her own design, with matching hat and black veil, topped with a Spanish Mantilla. Her bouquet was self-made of pink and black buttons.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Mike and Roxane Kaler of Benton, Ky., announces the engagement of their daughter, Emily Roxane Kaler, to W.M. Rus Whalen, son of Brad Whalen and Cathy Caudill of Cynthiana, Ky.  
    Kaler is the granddaughter of Norman Morgan and Ramona Turner of Paducah, Ky. and Jerry and Bennie Lou Kaler of Paducah. She is a 2007 graduate of Christian Fellowship School in Benton, and a 2011 graduate of Murray State University in Murray, Ky. with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing.  

  • Timothy Jay Hill and Crystal Karen Moore, both of Cynthiana, will unite on July 16, 2011 at a private ceremony at the couple’s home.
    Hill is the son of J.R. and Jane Hill of Cynthiana.
    Moore is the daughter of Jay and Brenda Howard of Dry Ridge and the late Gale Moore of Berry.
    A reception will be held downstairs at the Cynthiana Elks Lodge at 8 p.m. All family and friends are welcome.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Brockmeyer of Dayton, Ky., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kathryn Gayle, to Samuel Staton Jacobs, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Jacobs of Cynthiana.
    Brockmeyer is a graduate of Newport Catholic High School and has a Master of Art in Teaching from Thomas More College. She is employed by St. Henry Middle School.

  • Ian Rayne Dickey was born to Devon and Samantha Dickey of Morehead, Ky. on May 1, 2011 at St. Claire Regional Medical Center. He weighed 5 lbs. 12 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Susan Malone of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Larry and Susan Dickey, and Mike and Mindy Presson of Leesburg, Georgetown
    Great-grandparents are Dianna and Tom Fogle, and John Evans.

  • Emily Paige Craycraft was born to Steven A. Craycraft II and Rebecca K. Craycraft of Cynthiana on April 21, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 7 oz., and is welcomed by her brothers, Jacob, Nicholas and Matthew Craycraft.
    Maternal grandparents are Larry and Karen Tubbs of Millersburg, Ky.
    Paternal grandparents are Steve and Sherry Craycraft of Cynthiana.