Today's Features

  • * Charter and Ordinances, 1915 - Sec. 249 - “No automobile or motor vehicle shall be run or propelled upon any of the streets, alleys or ways of the City of Cynthiana, from one hour after sunset to one hour before sunrise without having and keeping lighted one or more lamps or lanterns, which shall be attached to such vehicle so as to be free from obstructions by the other parts thereof and show a white or red light visible from a reasonable distance in both front and rear.”

  • We visited friends in Boulder, Colo., over the Christmas holiday and had an opportunity to visit the Celestial Seasonings Tea Company that is headquartered there. In fact, this one factory produces all of their tea sold worldwide.  
    Celestial Tea had humble beginnings with a group of “passionate young entrepreneurs” (i.e hippies in 1969), who began collecting herbs from the slopes of the Rocky Mountains and crafted their own herbal teas to sell to local health food stores.  

  • THURSDAY, Jan. 12
    Calendar Craft. Thursday, Jan. 12 at 5 p.m. Make your own calendar craft for ages 5 to 12. This program will take place in the children’s library at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
    Northside Council. The Northside Elementary Site Based Council will meet Thursday, Jan. 12 at 3:45 p.m. in the school library. The public is invited to attend.
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    Members of Robinson Christian Church welcomes their new minister Steven Staggs and his wife Mallory to our family. Bro. Staggs will will start on Jan. 22 and are excited to here God’s word from him.
    Donations for the food pantry this month is canned soup.
    The Ladies group met on Monday  where they continued their study of Max Lucado’s book, Out Live your Life.
    Bible Study will be on Thursday evening this week.
    Alen Gibson will be preaching on Jan. 15.

  • Thanks to the magic of DVR I’ve been watching the first three seasons of “Mad Men.”
    Set in the early 1960s, the series is about a New York Madison Avenue advertising firm, centering around one character, Don Draper, who heads the creative department.
    He’s a fascinating character — aloof, suave and handsome and morally bankrupt. He’s married with two kids, but he sleeps with anything in a skirt. It’s not uncommon for him to not come home for a few days.

  • David and Jennifer Valentine announce the marriage of their daughter, Jamie Nichole, to Travis Wayne Bond on July 9, 2011. The private wedding took place at the Valentine residence on Edgewater Pike. Vows were said at dusk among candle light and decorations in different shades of purple.
    Her bouquet consisted of gerber daisies in shades of purple. Katie Taylor of Cynthiana and Heather Craddock of Glasgow, served as bridesmaids.
    Colin, Travis’ son, served as best man and Calvin Schmieg of Mount Sterling, served as a groomsman.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births reported this week.
    The historic Harrison County Courthouse may soon see a face lift. With the courthouse practically vacated, the question arises what to do with the building. The renovation/remodeling project should take a year to complete.
    Breds wrestlers win three matches, finish second at East Carter.
    Rose’s Riverfront Lounge, 115 Water Works Road, is now open for business. Owners are Rose Marie Otero and Marie Otero of New York City.

    25 years ago . . .

  • * Cynthiana News, Jan. 16, 1868 - “Peck and VanHook sold their woolen factory and flouring mill, in this city, to G. R. Sharpe. Possession given the first of February.”
    * 1957 Boyd Kentucky Telephone Directory - W.T. or Sylvia Woods; General Merchandise, Country Produce Etc. Meats, Vegetables. Phone 173, Boyd, Ky. (How many old telephones do you suppose are in the museum collection?)
    * Anne Frank (1929 - 1945) - “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

  • Audrey Sue Evans was born to Tom Zack and Kayleigh Evans of Cynthiana on Oct. 28, 2011 at Georgetown Community Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 10 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Tom and Junie Vallandingham of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are William and Sandy Vallandingham of Illinois, Les and Norma Nichols of Oregon, and Rosemary Duckworth of Cynthiana and the late Dillard Duckworth.