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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .

  • * “A mobile people in a vast land and all of us are still in motion” - Saturday, Aug. 27 was the final day for the Smithsonian Exhibit ‘Journey Stories’ in Cynthiana. What a memorable event.
    * Special thanks to Mary Grable and to all those who volunteered and participated in so many ways. “We all have Journey Stories.”
    * Robert Louis Stevenson - “Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.”
    * Labor Day - How would you explain Labor Day - its origin, its meaning - to a young person?

  • For several years the Cynthiana Rotary Club has been a supporter of the Good Shepherd Orphanage in Haiti.  Cynthiana and Harrison County residents/businesses have helped with this support through their generous donations to the club’s annual bean soup luncheon.
    Earlier this month, the club was surprised with a visit from students who live in the orphanage.

  • • Sept. 12: Casserole Carrier Workshop, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., $10 per kit
    • Sept. 16: Painting Series with Frank Boyer, 10 a.m. - noon every Friday for 10 weeks
    • Sept. 20: Social Networking 101, Homemaker Lesson, 1 p.m. only
    • Sept. 21: Blue Hydrangea Tea Party, 5 p.m., Harrison County Extension Office
    • Sept. 22-24: Cultural Arts Leadership Camp, Jabez, Ky.
    • Sept. 26: Spooky Spirits Painted Bottle, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., $3 per kit
    • Sept. 28: Quilt Club  9 a.m. - noon

  • Broadway on Pike was held Saturday at the Rohs Opera House. Several local performers participated in the program, which was a tribute to Mary Ruth Hendricks. Hendricks taught Harrison County High School students in the choral music department for several years. Jenny Lynn Varner Hatter served as the Mistress of Ceremonies.

  • If you have any hackberries around your house, you have probably noticed falling leaves that have little protrusions on them.
    It looks strange and serious but rarely does it cause damage to the tree. What you are seeing is a type of gall. Referred to as spindle or nipple gall, the spindle-like protrusions on the leaves are caused by mites that gather around buds in the spring and enter the leaves as they unfurl.

  • The person with addiction faces social obstacles that make it difficult to recover. Namely, this occurs when others enable the addiction to continue. By the time the addiction has developed, the individual has formed “a system of personnel” that willingly or inadvertently, permit the ongoing use.

  • CYNTHIANA
    PRESBYTERIAN
    A special ‘Peacekeeping’ worship service will be held on Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. at Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. We are honoring the work of public servants in Cynthiana and Harrison County, particularly our police officers and firefighters during this service.

    ST. JAMES AME
    Cynthiana NA Group Hope for Tomorrow meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 6 p.m. at St. James AME Church, 312 W. Pleasant St. Annex. Speaker meeting last Thursday of each month.

  • Last week while on my stay-at-home vacation, I went fishing.
    For billions of people around the world, that news would be a big fat no big deal because it’s done all the time so ho hum, tell me something I don’t know.
    However, for me, going fishing was a big fat very big deal because it was my first time ever.
    At 56, I had never fished before, and for months now I have been wanting to, almost to the point of it being an obsession. I don’t know why I’ve been wanting to fish so badly, only that I have.