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Today's Features

  • Tracy Mahorney, formerly of Cynthiana and now residing in Detroit, Mich., was born to the late Frazier and Amanda Mahorney on Jan. 30, 1911, in Cynthiana. On Sunday, Jan. 30, she will celebrate her 100th birthday with many family members and friends.
    Also, she will be celebrating the arrival her first great, great, great grandaughter, Ariyah Wilson, who was born on Jan. 13, 2011.

  • A woman called the newsroom looking for help.
    She said she was a “sign flyer,” street lingo for “panhandler,” and that she felt targeted by local police who had issued her a $75 citation for approaching a car.
    “I wasn’t violating the law,” she said.
    She said she stands in front of a busy intersection near a shopping center and several restaurants, flying her sign that reads: “Breast cancer survivor — need help. God bless.”

  • CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
    An informal Christian Home Fellowship meets the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 6-8 p.m. for more information call Janet at 859-954-1145.

     

    LAIR METHODIST
    A special service will be held at Lair Methodist Church on Sunday, Jan. 30 at 10:45 a.m. Gaylord Gillispie will be the guest speaker. A potluck lunch will follow the service.\

     

  • THURSDAY, Jan. 27
    Planning Commission of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Berry will hold a special meeting Thursday, Jan. 27, 7:30 p.m., at the sheriff’s office. The meetings are open to the public.

  • THURSDAY, Jan. 27
    Planning Commission of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Berry will hold a special meeting Thursday, Jan. 27, 7:30 p.m., at the sheriff’s office. The meetings are open to the public.

  • * Western Visitor, Cynthiana, Ky., Oct. 22, 1835 - “Just received and now opening a general assortment of Fall and Winter Goods, which I will sell cheap for cash or country produce. S. F. Tebbs” (This was 19 years before the railroad reached Cynthiana. Mr. Tebbs’ merchandise was probably brought to Marysville (now Claysville) by the river then overland to Cynthiana.)

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: David Trapper Butcher, Dec. 15, son of Heather and David Butcher; Carrell-Jean Storm Maryea, Jan. 20, daughter of Beth Tobin and Herman Maryea; Sarah Ellen McNees, Jan. 16, daughter of Ric and Johnell McNees; Gannon Ryan Terhune, Jan. 14, son of Jennifer Clifford and Phil Terhune.
    Repairs are being made to the City Hall gym floor after a nearly four-inch buckle was found. The floor warped as a result of escaping steam.
    The Harrison County Fillies remain undefeated in region play.

  • SED John W. McCauley, State Executive Director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Kentucky, reminds producers they have until Monday, Jan. 31 to submit an application for payment under the 2010 Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honey Bees, and Farm-raised Fish Program (ELAP).
    ELAP provides emergency assistance to eligible producers of livestock, honeybees and farm-raised fish who have losses due to disease, adverse weather or other conditions, including losses due to blizzards, and wildfires.

  • The Harrison County Conservation District will be accepting requests for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality cost Share Program beginning Feb. 1, 2011 and extending through Feb. 28, 2011.

  • Soon you’ll be receiving the seed catalogs for the 2011 vegetable-growing season. While listening to the cold wind blow outside, what a comfort it is to think about spring and summer and planning your garden.
    To make the most of your garden, every aspiring gardener should follow seven steps to have a successful gardening season.
    •Plan your garden on paper before you begin.
    •Select a good gardening site that has full sun for at least eight hours each day, relatively level, well-drained, close to a water source and not shaded.