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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .

  • * Cynthiana News, Aug. 15, 1867 – “Harrison County Male and Female Academy –Alice Duncanson, Principal, May Duncanson, Assistant. The next academy year will begin on the fourth Monday in August and continue 40 weeks, making two session of 20 weeks each, payable each half sessions in advance. Primary Branches $15; Common English Branches $16; Higher English Branches $20; Higher Mathematics and the Classics $25. French, Music and Drawing will be taught for which an extra charge will be made.”

  • STROUB-SWITZER
    The annual Stroub-Swizer reunion will be on Sunday, Aug. 7, at 1 p.m. at Unity Christian Church on KY 36W. 
    The reunion will be held in the Fellowship Hall, which is air-conditioned.
    The meal is potluck; all paper products will be provided, just bring your favorite dish(es) to share with everyone. 
    Don’t forget to bring something for the annual brown bag auction, plus games for the kids to play and win prizes. 
    Do you have family photos to share with everyone? There may be family photos taken.

  • I continue to stand by my belief that my best defense in the garden is me.
    In the morning I go out and inspect my garden and smash insects and pick off diseased foliage, careful not to spread it to other plants by my own hand. I watch for the beginning of any abnormality and nip it in the bud.  
    However, sometimes things slide by undetected, plus it is hard to determine bacterial brown spot from mosaic if you are not sure what you are looking for.

  • Research studies show that the rates of physical inactivity are highest in the southern region of the United States.  Men’s Health in the state of Kentucky is quickly becoming a serious concern.  Physical inactivity is a major reason for poor physical health for men. Kentucky is greatly affected by this lack of physical activity. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that in 2009, 34.6 percent of Kentuckians were overweight.

  • The Fellowship of Faithful Outdoorsman of Leesburg Christian Church, Cynthiana residents of Parkside Manor and Shady Lawn Personal Care Homes enjoyed a day of fishing on June 11 at the farm of Wally and Karen Barnes on Wornall Lane, Cynthiana.

  • The Fellowship of Faithful Outdoorsman of Leesburg Christian Church, Cynthiana residents of Parkside Manor and Shady Lawn Personal Care Homes enjoyed a day of fishing on June 11 at the farm of Wally and Karen Barnes on Wornall Lane, Cynthiana.

  • Chris Ritchie and Michele Maddox exchanged wedding vows on July 8, 2011. The outdoor wedding was held at the home of Doug and Brenda McCauley.
    Craig Ritchie and Kevin Bradford served as best men.
    Bridesmaids were Carrie Cash and Margaret Maddox.
    Gracie, great-neice of the groom, was the flower girl.
    Bill Kuster performed the ceremony.
    The couple spent their honeymoon at Pine Mountain State Resort Park and will be residing in Cynthiana, Ky.

  • Pam Whalen of Cynthiana and the late Bobby Whalen, announces the engagement of their daughter, Julie Kay Whalen, to Jeremiah John Muth, son of Ellen Bunch of Oliver Springs, Tenn., and the late Brent Muth.
    Whalen is a graduate of Harrison County High School and has a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Eastern Kentucky University. She is pursuing a Masters in Historic Preservation from the University of Kentucky. Whalen is employed by Liberty Hall Historic Site in Frankfort, Ky.

  • Tyris, Alarra, Airsiah Cobbins, along with their grandparents, Vesta Cummins of Georgetown, Ky. and the late Blaine Cummins, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their parents, Cartia Renee Cummins and Larry Denard Cobbins Jr., son of Vivian Bender and Larry Cobbins Sr. of Hattiesburg, Ms.
    Cummins is a 2001 graduate of Harrison County High School. She is employed as a receptionist at the Scott County unemployment office and is also a certified nursing assistant.