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Today's Features

  • Several weeks ago, a friend and I were talking about ghosts in closets — things that people say they’ve forgiven and forgotten, but they really haven’t.
    We talked about how difficult it is for people to forgive, and wondered aloud if it’s even possible. Or, if it is possible — and it must be since God tells us to forgive others “just as in Christ God has forgiven (us)” and if he tells us to do something, he always makes a way to do it — is it possible to forget?

  • THURSDAY, Oct. 25
    Power Scan Training. Thursday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Come learn how to use the computer based microfiche/microfilm reader. Program will take place in the Kentucky Room. Please pre-register.

  • The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex on Oct. 12.
    Melinda Rawlings, Regent, called the meeting to order and welcomed members, guest Gail Whitson, and new member Ashley Swainhart.
    The DAR Ritual, the “Pledge of Allegiance,” and the “American’s Creed” were recited, followed by singing of the “Star Spangled Banner.”
    There was no President General’s message. Judith Rawlings read the National Defense message, and Melinda Rawlings read the Conservation Minute.

  • CLASS OF 1987
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1987 will hold its 25th reunion on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Roh’s Opera House, 133 E. Pike St., Cynthiana, from 8 p.m. to midnight.
    Remember when everyone met up at the movies on Tuesdays and Thursdays? Come reminisce. It’s now owned by our own ‘87 classmates Phillip Nickerson, Roger Slade and James Smith. We will mix and mingle and enjoy hor d’oeuvres. Cash bar will also be available.

  • Jan Hill was the featured speaker.  Hill is a harpist who resides in Lexington and volunteers to play for the patients at Central Baptist Hospital.  She played several selections for the members. She has recorded two CDs of music entitled “Beloved Hymns” and “Christmas Harp Songs from the Hills.” The CDs are available to purchase in the Harrison Memorial Hospital Gift Shop.    

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Emma Catherine McGee, Aug. 27, daughter of Patrick and Erin McGee; Bradlie Wayne Waters, Oct. 4, son of Karla Martin and Michael Waters.
    Safety Way expansion to Ladish Road gets $500,000 funding. Safety Way currently runs behind E.D. Bullard, but stops at Fikeco, Inc. The extension would connect Safety Way to the existing Ladish Road at the Clean Earth Kentucky, LLC facility.

  • The New Millennium Homemaker Club met Monday, Oct. 15 at Biancke’s with 10 members present. The next meeting will be Monday, Nov. 21 at Cedar Ridge Health Campus for the supper meeting at 6 p.m.
    There are 22 members in the club and welcome new members.
    The group will be preparing homemade goodies and more for local servicemen at the November meeting.
    In December, the club will treat residents of Shady Lawn to a Christmas party.
    For more details call Phyllis Penick at 235-0094 or 859-654-2121 or Diane Kinney at 588-8802.

  • The Kentucky Farm Service Agency says ballots for the 2012 FSA county committee elections will be mailed to eligible voters on Nov. 5. State FSA Executive Director John McCauley says FSA county committee allows producers to make important decisions concerning the local administration of federal farm programs.
    “I urge all eligible farmers and producers, especially minorities and women, to get involved in their communities by voting in this year’s elections,” McCauley says.