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Today's Features

  • THURSDAY, Aug. 8 

    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

  • BLUEGRASS COWBOY

    Gospel in the Park, presented by Bluegrass Cowboy Church, will be held Saturday, Aug. 10 beginning at 4 p.m. at the Bourbon County fairgrounds.

  • Last week I took a trip to California where I’m from.

    I met my sister, daughter and granddaughter in San Francisco where we stayed with my 92-year-old aunt.

  • The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 Tractor Supply - Growing Scholars scholarship to Susan Darnell of the Harrison County High School FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by Tractor Supply Company as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. Darnell plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at Eastern Kentucky University.
    This scholarship is one of 1,645 awarded through the National FFA Organization’s scholarship program this year.

  • Who among us is guilty of not noticing something until it’s too late? Yes, all of a sudden there is nothing left of your blue spruce or arborvitae. Bagworms have been munching on the needles for weeks and we wonder how it all happened. Well, they are at work right now so go outside and take inventory of your evergreens because that’s what the bagworm likes the most. Now is the time they do their damage unless we put a stop to it.

  • Dr. Olivia Mae Faulkner and Dr. Ryan Patrick Estes were united in marriage on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at half past six o’clock. Faulkner is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. William B. Faulkner of Cynthiana, Ky. Estes is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Estes of Henderson, Ky.
    The ceremony took place at Calvary Baptist Church in Lexington, Ky. The Rev. Owen Chandler, friend of the groom, Tucson, Ariz. officiated.
    The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Justin Allen McCarty, Aug. 1, son of Melissa McCarty.
    Cynthiana’s ATK warehouse on White Oak Pike (formerly Cleveland Twist Drill) will likely be closed by the end of the year. The company is consolidating its various warehouses to be centrally located in Dallas, Texas.

  • The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at Biancke’s Restaurant on July 13. Regent Kesterson called the meeting to order and welcomed members. Judith Gatling was welcomed as a transfer member.
    The DAR Ritual, the Pledge of Allegiance, the American’s Creed, and the Preamble were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    There was no President General’s or National Defense message.
    Members were asked to subscribe to the “American Spirit” magazine as the chapter earns points for doing so.

  • SLADE-MARTIN-CRISWELL-RANKIN
    The Slade-Martin-Criswell-Rankin reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 11 at Benson United Methodist Church on Ky. 1744. A potluck meal will be served around 1 p.m.

    MASTIN
    The 90th Mastin reunion was held Aug. 3 at the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. A total of 66 family and friends were in attendance. Carla McCauley Harney called the family together for the meal and asked Joe Judy to offer prayer.

  • Local ventriloquist, Kevin Barnett, recently attended the 37th annual ConVENTion, a gathering of over 600 ventriloquists from around the world.
    Each year the ventriloquists gather for their annual international convention sponsored by the Vent Haven Museum, the world’s only museum dedicated to ventriloquism. Barnett attended the gathering held July 17-20. Attendees this year came from as far away as Germany, Brazil, Australia, India, Switzerland, Norway, France, and Israel as well as from across the United States.