Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Most of us are not fluent in Latin so distinguishing between an Aesculus parviflora and an Aesculus pavia may take some extra effort. Throw hybrids and cultivars into the mix and our plant choices may increase with our confusion.  
    Categorizing plants is both scientifically and commercially important.

  • USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announces that the ranking period cut-off date for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is Jan. 13, 2012. Producers interested in CSP should submit applications to their local NRCS office by the deadline so that their applications can be considered during the first ranking period of 2012.
    The CSP is a voluntary program that encourages agricultural and forestry producers to address resource concerns by: undertaking additional conservation activities; and improving and maintaining existing conservation systems.