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Today's Features

  • THURSDAY, Aug. 4
    Women’s Book Group. The women’s book for the month of August is A Thousand Splendid Suns by Hosseini. Will be meeting Thursday, Aug. 4 at 6 p.m. Copies of the book are available at the front desk of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

  • William Daniel White was born to Shade Steven II and Miranda White of Cynthiana on June 6, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs. 7 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Shade Steven White III and sister Kendall White.
    Maternal grandparents are William and Mary McFarland of Cynthiana and the late George Yazell Jr.; maternal great-grandparents are the late Luther and Norma Fogle, and George Yazell Sr. and the late Betty Yazell.

  • 10 years ago . . .

  • * Cynthiana News, Aug. 15, 1867 – “Harrison County Male and Female Academy –Alice Duncanson, Principal, May Duncanson, Assistant. The next academy year will begin on the fourth Monday in August and continue 40 weeks, making two session of 20 weeks each, payable each half sessions in advance. Primary Branches $15; Common English Branches $16; Higher English Branches $20; Higher Mathematics and the Classics $25. French, Music and Drawing will be taught for which an extra charge will be made.”

  • STROUB-SWITZER
    The annual Stroub-Swizer reunion will be on Sunday, Aug. 7, at 1 p.m. at Unity Christian Church on KY 36W. 
    The reunion will be held in the Fellowship Hall, which is air-conditioned.
    The meal is potluck; all paper products will be provided, just bring your favorite dish(es) to share with everyone. 
    Don’t forget to bring something for the annual brown bag auction, plus games for the kids to play and win prizes. 
    Do you have family photos to share with everyone? There may be family photos taken.

  • I continue to stand by my belief that my best defense in the garden is me.
    In the morning I go out and inspect my garden and smash insects and pick off diseased foliage, careful not to spread it to other plants by my own hand. I watch for the beginning of any abnormality and nip it in the bud.  
    However, sometimes things slide by undetected, plus it is hard to determine bacterial brown spot from mosaic if you are not sure what you are looking for.

  • Research studies show that the rates of physical inactivity are highest in the southern region of the United States.  Men’s Health in the state of Kentucky is quickly becoming a serious concern.  Physical inactivity is a major reason for poor physical health for men. Kentucky is greatly affected by this lack of physical activity. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that in 2009, 34.6 percent of Kentuckians were overweight.

  • The Fellowship of Faithful Outdoorsman of Leesburg Christian Church, Cynthiana residents of Parkside Manor and Shady Lawn Personal Care Homes enjoyed a day of fishing on June 11 at the farm of Wally and Karen Barnes on Wornall Lane, Cynthiana.

  • The Fellowship of Faithful Outdoorsman of Leesburg Christian Church, Cynthiana residents of Parkside Manor and Shady Lawn Personal Care Homes enjoyed a day of fishing on June 11 at the farm of Wally and Karen Barnes on Wornall Lane, Cynthiana.

  • Chris Ritchie and Michele Maddox exchanged wedding vows on July 8, 2011. The outdoor wedding was held at the home of Doug and Brenda McCauley.
    Craig Ritchie and Kevin Bradford served as best men.
    Bridesmaids were Carrie Cash and Margaret Maddox.
    Gracie, great-neice of the groom, was the flower girl.
    Bill Kuster performed the ceremony.
    The couple spent their honeymoon at Pine Mountain State Resort Park and will be residing in Cynthiana, Ky.