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Today's Features

  • THURSDAY, Nov. 29
    Historical/Women’s Book Groups. Thursday, Nov. 29 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library for a holiday potluck.  Will also be discussing the books read this year both as a group and as individuals and will be making next year’s book group selections.
    FRIDAY, Nov. 30

  • Preceptor Omega met at the home of Nancy Deitemeyer on Nov. 5 with 10 members reciting the opening ritual.
    Barbara Snopek read a thank you note from the Judy Mitchell Letcher scholarship recipient for the current school year, Anna Hall. She included in her note her GPA and gave a brief review of her schedule.
    Social committee chairman Linda Root gave us plans for our Christmas dinner which will be held at the Vault, and there will be more information to follow.

  • 10 years ago . . .

  • Isabelle Rose Gribble was born Oct. 24, 2012 to Robert and Nicole Gribble of Cynthiana at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 12 oz., and is welcomed by her brother bobby and sisters, Courtney and Lilly.
    Maternal grandparents are Keith and Mickiee Browning of Cynthiana and the late Michael Gasser; maternal great-grandparents are the late Ollie and Cecilia Gasser and the late Ray and Louise Muntz, all of Cynthiana.

  • My Father who art in heaven —
    Truly, hallowed and holy is your name.
    As I begin to write my yearly psalm of thanksgiving, this my 12th or 13th year, I’m wrestling with where to start, what to say, how to even approach you.
    Not that I’m not thankful, because I am. But I don’t want this to be rote and same —  or worse, clever for cleverness sake. After 12 or 13 years, I struggle to be fresh. I struggle to be present, to not just phone it in.
    Your holiness, your hallowedness, demands that I be real before you.

  • EBENEZER UNITED
    METHODIST
    Juggling Faith and Life Youth Conference featuring motivational speaker Therese Warrick, EKU students Keith Douglas and Sheena Banner, and special appearance from Mt. Calvary Mime Ministry. The event will be held Saturday, Dec. 1 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (lunch will be served) at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 205 N. Locust Street. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. Door prizes will also be given (including prize for the youth who brings the most youth).

  • SATURDAY, Nov. 24
    Pancake Breakfast. Saturday, Nov. 24 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Edward School cafeteria. This is a fundraiser for eighth graders and St. Edward Alumnus Alan Cabrera, who was nominated to participate in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Foundation’s People to People program as a Student Ambassador to Austria, Switzerland, France, and Italy next summer. Everyone welcome.
    Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will  reopen on Saturday, Nov. 24 at 9 a.m. in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
    MONDAY, Nov. 26

  • * Wilfred A. Peterson -- “The art of thanksgiving is thanksliving, it is gratitude in action, It is thanking God for the gift of life by living it triumphantly.
    * It is thanking God for your talents and abilities by accepting them as obligations to be invested for the common good. It is thanking God for all that men and women have done for you by doing things for others.
    * It is thanking God for beauty by helping to make the world more beautiful. It is thanking God for health and strength by the care and reverence you show your body.

  • Thanksgiving Day is probably the one day of the year we give ourselves permission to really over eat. Then we feel overstuffed and miserable and guilty. This year before you fill your plate, I want to ask you to stop and think how this article will help you make wiser decisions Thursday.