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Today's Features

  • Jessica Chapman of Cynthiana, Ky., daughter of Keith and Melissa Chapman, and Kristopher Milner of Milford, Ky., son of Kevin Milner and Wendell and Kim McNabb, announce their forthcoming marriage.
    The couple will wed on March 3, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. at Marriott Griffin Gate officiated by Wade McNabb, minister. Formal invitations have been sent.
    Chapman is a 2007 graduate of Harrison County High School, and a 2011 graduate of the University of Kentucky. She is employed by the Scott County Farm Bureau Insurance Company.

  • Wilbur and Bea Morris celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 14 with their family. They were married in 1951.
    They have three children, Dianne, Doug and Billie, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, three step grandchildren, and one step great-grandchild.

  • Nathaniel John Paul McLeod was born on Jan. 12, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital to John Paul McLeod and Roberta Gaye McLeod of Harrison County.
    He weighed 9 lbs. 20 oz. and is welcomed by his brother, Joshua Isaiah McLeod.
    Paternal grandmother is Gillian Dianna McLeod.
    Maternal grandparnets are Kenneth Doris Slone and Juanita Slone.

  • * Western Visitor, Jan. 9, 1836 -- “An apprentice wanted, a youth between 16 and 17 years of age who can come well recommended, will be taken to learn the wagon making business, if immediate application is made. One from the country will be preferred. (Signed) A. Sinclair.”
    * Cynthiana News, Oct. 31, 1851 -- “The Columbia-Higgins Family - This noble Band of Minstrels gave concerts in this place on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, of this week, before large audiences. They have improved very much since their former visit to this place. Success to them.”

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Mason Roy Anness, Feb. 5, son of Travis and Brandy Anness; Larken Lee Barnes, Dec. 4, son of David Lee and Lalena Brannock Barnes; Kaycie Noelle Criswell, Jan. 24, daughter of Matt and Cindy Criswell; Javier Izaak Perez, Jan. 31, son of Sandy and Javier Perez; Riley Blake Switzer, Feb. 3, son of Stuart and Amanda Switzer.
    Harrison Electric Cooperative is now Blue Grass Energy, located at 302 Oddville Ave.
    Annual Farm Home City program is Feb. 18. Hosted by the Harrison County Extension Office.

  • Have you ever asked yourself the “what if” questions? What if something should happen to me today? What if something should happen to my spouse or business partner? What if I have an accident that leaves me incapacitated?
    No one likes to think about these questions. However, the answers are very important to your surviving family members. Taking the time to answer those questions can provide peace of mind. It also can mean that your wishes for asset distribution following death will be followed.

  • BENSON UNITED METHODIST
    The Harrison County United Methodist Church Youth Council will sponsor a Valentine’s dinner on Feb. 11 from 5-8 p.m. at Benson United Methodist Church.
    Bring monetary donation to support the youth council. For more information call 859-954-0961.

    EBENEZER UNITED METHODIST
    Super Sunday

  • BENSON UNITED METHODIST
    The Harrison County United Methodist Church Youth Council will sponsor a Valentine’s dinner on Feb. 11 from 5-8 p.m. at Benson United Methodist Church.
    Bring monetary donation to support the youth council. For more information call 859-954-0961.

    EBENEZER UNITED METHODIST
    Super Sunday

  • Circle this date on your calendar: Feb. 15, “John Frum Day.”
    Celebrated on the remote South Pacific island of Tanna, on John Frum Day islanders dress up as American G.I.s, with “USA” painted in red on their bare chests and backs and march in perfect step with bamboo rifles on their shoulders.

  • THURSDAY, Feb. 9
    Movie and Craft. Thursday, Feb. 9 at 4 p.m. for kids of all ages.
    Valentine Craft Session. Thursday, Feb. 9 at 5:30 p.m. for adults. Will be making a heart ornament, your choice of two bookmarks and pizza cookies. Spots are limited so sign up ASAP.
    Northside Council. The Northside Site Based Council will meet Thursday, Feb. 9 at 3:45 p.m. in the school library. The public is invited to attend.
    Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will not meet this month due to no items on the agenda.

    FRIDAY, Feb. 10