Today's Features

  • The Technology Transfer Program of the Kentucky Transportation Center announces that 133 Roads Scholars and 112 Road Masters have completed the 2011 Kentucky Roads Scholars/Road Masters Training Program.
    Jeff Fryman, Cynthiana, joins the 2,104 Roads Scholars and 1,501 Road Masters who have already completed the program.
    His efforts and commitment to quality roads in Kentucky were recognized on Nov. 15 at Receptions Inc. in Erlanger.
    Fryman, KDOH District 6 - Harrison County graduated from the Roads Scholar and Road Master program.

  • National Christmas Tree Lighting 2011: Monday, Dec. 5 at 9/8 p.m. CT on KET
    Christmas with the Annie Moses Band: Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 9/8 p.m. CT on KET
    Renaissance Christmas: Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 10/9 p.m. CT on KET
    The Holidays at Murray State: Thursday, Dec. 8 at 10/9 p.m. CT on KET
    Great Performances: Sting: A Winter’s Night: Friday, Dec. 9 at 10/9 p.m. on KET
    European Christmas Markets: Thursday, Dec. 8 at 10:30/9:30 p.m. CT on KET2

  • Blue Grass Energy and its employees are in the spirit of giving this holiday season with its third annual 12 Days of Giving food and toy drive Dec. 1-16. Partnering with Toys for Tots and God’s Pantry, Blue Grass Energy is collecting toys and non-perishable food items to be distributed to families in need throughout its 23-county service area.

    Living Hope will be hosting their first Christmas Bazaar on Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Space is available for anyone interested in setting up a booth. We need arts, crafts, Avon, Mary Kay, etc.
    Call 859-235-4673 for more information. Leave message on machine.

    Oakland Christian Church, Pendleton County, will be presenting their fifth annual Walk Through Bethlehem Nov. 26 and 27 and Dec. 3 and 4. Tours will be held from 6-9 p.m. each evening.

  • Early one Saturday morning I was on the treadmill at the gym watching “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” on the TV in front of me.
    TLWW is the first of C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia allegorical series about a wonderland that’s taken hostage by an evil witch.
    In the part of the movie that caught my attention, the boy Edmund finds himself in Narnia, in the snow, shivering in his p.j.s, robe and slippers.

  • THURSDAY, Dec. 1
    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will discuss favorite books of 2011 and have a potluck. They do not have to be books discussed in the group.
    FRIDAY, Dec. 2

  • The Harrison County Beef Cattle Association held their annual meeting on Monday, Nov. 7 at the Harrison County Extension Office. One hundred and thirty local producers and their family members attended this meeting. The meeting carried significance with visitors from the Franklin County, Ala. area attending the meeting and making a presentation about the help which they received from our county following the tornado outbreak last spring.  

  • I seriously cannot believe it is December. It is time to start decorating for the holidays which includes the poinsettia.  
    The poinsettia has been a fixture in American homes as a holiday decoration for as long as most of us can remember.  
    I think it is fair to say that it is considered the ‘official’ Christmas flower. In fact the U.S. Census Bureau says that over 75 million plants were sold last holiday season.  
    The poinsettia is native to Mexico and has been recognized for its beauty and function for centuries.

    Manuel Castillo, a native of Guadalarjara, Mexico, will be the featured entertainer at Cynthiana Christian Church on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m.
    The community is invited to attend this presentation. A free will offering will be taken. A banquet will precede the evening’s entertainment.
    Tickets are $12 each and may be reserved  by calling the church office at 234-5332.  Deadline for banquet reservations is Nov. 28.
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  • “Thou great I AM,” the Puritans wrote in “The Valley of Vision,” “I acknowledge and confess that all things come of Thee — life, breath, happiness, advancement, sight, touch, hearing, goodness, truth, beauty — all that makes existence amiable.”
    Thou truly are a great and gracious God who has been truly good to me.
    Thank you, Lord, for the pleasures of life, for work and sleep, for irritants that refine my rough edges, for hard times that make me tough and good times that make me smile.