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Today's Features

  • THURSDAY, Jan. 20
    Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex. Randall Boyers will present the program. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.
    Teen Movie Night. Thursday, Jan. 20 at 4:15 p.m. This program will take place in the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library annex.

  • As I write I am comforted by the snow that has accumulated on the boughs of my Nordmann fir and Serbian spruce. It is beautiful, yes, but more important the snow serves as an insulator against desiccating winds and frigid temperatures.  
    We must not forget that evergreens, particularly broadleaf evergreens like rhododendrons and American hollies, lose a great deal of moisture through their leaves in the winter.  
    Winter desiccation is not unusual, but the effects are magnified coming out of a season of drought.

  • A few weeks ago, I did something I never do — I picked up a hitchhiker.
    She wasn’t typical, if there is such a thing. She was older, maybe in her 70s.
    While on my way to the market, she flagged me down as I approached the end of my street and asked if I would take her as far as I was going.
    She said she had prayed for God to send someone, and that I was his answer, his “grace.”

  • Braelyn LaRae Wiglesworth was born to Kathryn Leopold and Nicholas Wiglesworth of Cynthiana on Jan. 12, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz.

  • Ashley Jo French was born to Shanna and Darren French of Cynthiana on Dec. 16, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz., and is welcomed by Brooklynn Marie French.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Braxton Chase Bramel, Dec. 29, son of Adrienne Bramel and Rex Simpson Jr.; Eli Scott Mattox, Jan. 2, son of Deana and Scott Mattox; Quenton Bryce Turley, Jan. 7, son of Chris Turley and Gwen Hicks.

  • 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.

     

    ST. JAMES AME
    Cynthiana NA Group Hope for Tomorrow meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 6 p.m. at St. James AME Church, 312 W. Pleasant St. Annex. Speaker meeting last Thursday of each month.
    For more information or questions call Blaine at 859-298-1171.

  • * City Record Book - Trustees meeting, Thursday, Nov. 3, 1859 - “Be it further ordained that it shall be the duty of the said Patrol or Police on duty at night for the time being to ring the Court House Bell at 9 o’clock p.m.

  • The Harrison County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting the annual contractor’s breakfast at the Harrison County Cooperative Extension Office on Jan. 25 starting at 8 a.m.
    The workshop session this year will be conducted by representatives from the Harrison County Conservation District, and Natural Resource and Conservation Services. The topic of this year’s workshop is focused on proper installation of various conservation practices and state cost share program signup information.