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Today's Features

  • For Farm Service Agency (FSA) and Commodity Credit Corporation programs in which either has an interest, husbands and wives may sign most documents on behalf of each other. This option is automatically available unless a written request for exclusion is made to the county office by either spouse.
    These are exceptions to the rule, where spouses may not sign on behalf of each other for partnerships, joint ventures, corporations or other similar entities.
    Individual signatures are also required on certain Farm Loan Program and farm storage Facility Loan documents.

  • Did you know that the cranberry used to be called the “craneberry?”   
    When the colonists first learned of this berry from their American Indian hosts in the New World, they thought the blooms of the native shrub looked liked the long neck and bill of the crane. Eventually, as language goes, it was shortened to cranberry.

  • Travis Chase Simpson was born to SSgt/ Steven and Stephanie Kathleen Simpson of Whiteman AFB, Mo. on Aug. 16, 2010 at Western Missouri Medical Center. He weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz., and is welcomed by his sister Sophia Renee Simpson.
    Maternal grandparents are Gene and Charlene Fuller of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are John and Stella Philpot of Cynthiana and the late Lawrence and Marjorie Fuller.
    Paternal grandparents are George and Sandy Simpson of Berry.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Hunter Michael Florence, Sept. 7, son of Michael and Rebecca Florence.
    Harrison native and songwriter Glen Thacker caught the ears of a Hollywood recording company. He has had five of his songs recorded on various albums. Thacker mostly writes gospel and country music.
    State highway department to set aside $614,799 for road projects.


  • Gracious, holy God,
    As the Puritans wrote in “The Valley of Vision,” “Thou hast made me out of nothing, hast recalled me from a far country, translated me from ignorance to knowledge, from darkness to light, death to life, misery to peace, folly to wisdom, error to truth and sin to victory.”
    You have been good to me!
    Thank you, Lord, for one more year of living in your mercy and grace, for withholding the wrath I deserve and instead, heaping upon me blessings that bring me to my knees in humble gratitude.

  • BEAVER BAPTIST
    The Patriot Quartet will be in concert at Beaver Baptist Church on Nov. 28, 2010. The Sam Marsh Family will also be appearing.
    Sandwiches will be served at 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome. A love offering will be taken.

    EBENEZER UNITED
    METHODIST
    Ebenezer United Methodist Church will host an all you can eat pancake breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 11 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $4 per person.

    FIRST UNITED
    METHODIST
    Hanging of the Greens

  • MONDAY, Nov. 29
    Decorating for the Holidays will be Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. The program will be given by Judy Pierce and her daughter Stephanie. The program is free and everyone is invited. Cookies and punch will be served along with door prizes.
    Medicare Part D Enrollment Event. Monday, Nov. 29 starting at 10 a.m.  You may pick up a information sheet at the library front desk.
    TUESDAY, Nov. 30
    Storytime. Tuesday, Nov. 30 for ages 2-5 starting at 10 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

  • Sophia Alexandra Moore was born to Sarah Moore on Sept. 20, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 12 oz., and is welcomed by her sister, Sydney, and brother, Caleb.
    Maternal grandparents are Patricia and Mark Wasson.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, Sept. 19, 1940 - “The president signed the draft act Monday fixing Oct. 16 as registration day for 16,500,000 young Americans not subject to compulsory military training. The new law requires that all who on Oct. 16 have attained the 21st anniversary of their birth and have not passed the 36th must register.”