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Today's Features

  • Being known as a religion writer, sometimes people write or call me to tell about their experiences with God.
    Sometimes they tell me of their theological ideas, which may or may not coincide with mine. Sometimes they tell of their own deep pain, past sin or present struggles.
    Around Christmas I found an envelope on my chair, marked “personal and private.” Hand-delivered and from a woman in the community, it contained a handwritten letter several pages long, written from the woman’s “prayer closet” during the early morning hours.

  • JOURNEY COMMUNITY
    CHRISTIAN
    Whiz Kids tutoring and mentoring  program has launched at Eastside Elementary School.  There are several ways you can help and get involved in this community ministry:
    •Volunteer to be a tutor.
    •Sponsor a Whiz Kids tutoring bag for $10.
    •Provide snacks for the kids (approx. 15 kids).
    •Pray for the kids that will be tutored, their parents, the tutors and Whiz Kids leaders.
    For more information, contact the church office at 859-235-8449.

  • THURSDAY, Feb. 10
    Northside Council. Northside Site-Based Council will meet Thursday, Feb. 10 at 3:45 p.m. in the Northside library. The public is invited to attend.
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

  • Monday-Friday: 4-H Sewing Projects as scheduled
    Tuesdays: 4-H Crocheting Projects; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Extension Office
    Tuesdays: 4-H Quilting Projects; 3:30-5 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Tuesdays: 4-H Shooting Sports Club, Harrison County Extension Office
    Wednesdays: 4-H Knitting Projects; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Wednesdays: 4-H Saddle N Spur Club, 6:30 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Mondays: 4-H Rabbit Club, 4:30-5:30 p.m Extension Office

    February

  • Madelynn Leigh Muntz was born to Josh and Ashley Muntz of Cynthiana on Nov. 24, 2010 at Saint Joseph East Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 3 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Danny and Emma Stroub of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Mary Stroub of Cynthiana and the late Henry Stroub and Mary Hedges of Paris, Ky. and the late Harvey Hedges.
    Paternal grandparents are Connie Webber and Danny and Julie Muntz, all of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Cecil Webber and the late Georgina Webber and the late Charles Muntz and the late Hedy Muntz, all of Cynthiana.

  • Ashley Graham Brown and Sarah J. Kuster Brown of Smithfield, N.C., announce the birth of their daughter, Elizabeth Grace on Jan. 18, 2011, at Wake Med Hospital in Cary, N.C.
    Elizabeth Grace weighed 6 lbs 0 oz.
    Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Dewey (Skip and Sylvia) Kuster III of Cynthiana. Great-grandparents are Marguerite Wornall Kuster of Cynthiana and the late Dewey Kuster Jr.  and the late Blanche B. Lewis and J. Vance Lewis of New Bern, N.C.

  • Colton Joseph Hutchison was born Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at Harrison Memorial Hospital to Dean and Andrea Hutchison. He weighed 7 lbs. and 6 oz.
    He is welcomed home by his brothers, Andrew and Brody Fryman.
    Colton’s maternal grandparents are Mike and Joyce Gibson. Paternal grandparents are Joe and Ann Hutchison.

  • * Cynthiana Weekly News, July 1866 -- “A bonded whiskey warehouse on North Main Street collapsed with a ‘tremendous’ cresh, with the result that for the time being whiskey was in plentiful supply in Cynthiana. A great time was had by many.”
    * Log Cabin, Sept. 21, 1917 -- “Army Mules Wanted. Will be in Cynthiana Court Day, Monday, Sept. 24 to buy mules for United States Army, 1,000 to 1,250 pounds, five to 10 years old. Bring in your mules. Gentry-Thompson Co.”

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  • Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is accepting applications for the Grassland Reserve Program (GRP). Although GRP applications are continually accepted, the application ranking cutoff date for 2011 is March 31. Applications received after March 31, 2011 will be deferred until the next ranking cycle.