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Today's Features

  • Zachary Thomas Kiskaden was born to Crystal Purnell and Thomas Kiskaden of Cynthiana on Oct. 15, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs. 4 oz., and is welcomed by his sisters, Chelsea and Haley Kiskaden.
    Maternal grandparents include, Charles and Nancy Tumey of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents include Brenda Hawkins of Cynthiana and Irvin Hawkins of Carlisle.

  • Abigail Wright Johnson was born to Christy and Ryan Johnson of Cynthiana on Sept. 9, 2010 at St. Joseph East. She weighed 4 lbs. 11 oz., and is welcomed by her sister, Kaitlin Ross Johnson.
    Maternal grandparents are Wayne and Linda Wright of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Christine Wright and the late Gobel Wright, and the late Edward and Pauline Ison.
    Paternal grandparents are Don and Cheryl Johnson of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Charles Ross and the late Faye Ross, and Sylvia Johnson and the late Luther Johnson.

  • Fall brings thoughts of falling leaves, scenic drives, hot cider and the smell of gingerbread baking.
    On Nov. 21, The Gingerbread Tour in Millersburg will provide all of that. Spend the afternoon touring some of the historic homes of Millersburg. Learn their unique history as you stroll through town on a fall afternoon.
    Showcasing seven historic homes and four churches on Main Street, visitors will learn the historical significance of these beautiful buildings in the formation of the quaint town of  Millersburg.

  • • Nov 4 - 4-H Knitting Project Organization for returning 4-H Knitters, 3:15 p.m, Harrison County Extension Office
    • Nov 8 - 4-H Project records due to the Extension Center
    • Nov. 8 - District 4 4-H Shooting Sports Committee, 6 p.m., Fayette County Extension Office
    • Nov. 9 - 4-H Shooting Sports Club Banquet, 6 p.m., Harrison County Extension Office
    • Nov 10 - Harrison County 4-H Saddle-N-Spur Horse Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., Harrison County Extension Office

  • Logan Rylan Jett was born to David and Amber Jett of Cynthiana on Sept. 3, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs. 13 oz., and is welcomed by his brother, Colton Hunter Jett, and sister, Brooklyn Paige Jett.
    Maternal grandparents are Eddie and Vicki Lucas and Barry Judy, all of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Randy and Julie Cole and Davy and Lori Cole, all of Cynthiana.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, June 29, 1950 - “Fire, which started shortly before midnight, Friday, June 23, gutted five buildings on the east side of Walnut Street’s congested business area. Swept by the flames were a three-story brick furniture store, liquor dispensary, restaurants, hardware company warehouse and Disabled American Veteran’s clubroom, all of which are located beteen Bridge and Pike streets.”

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Madison Paige McVey, Sept. 20, daughter of Richard L. and Jharon L. McVey; Kaitlyn Ann Rollins, Oct. 17, daughter of Ben and Holly Rollins.
    The auditioned choral group for Harrison County High School has been asked to sing at Disney’s Epcot Center for their 2000 Candlelight Processional and Massed Choir. Seventeen students will fly to Orlando, Fla. for the Dec. 9 performance.

  • The Harrison County Beef Cattle Association will hold the 2010 Annual Meeting on Monday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. Dinner will begin the meeting.
    The regular business meeting will be held along with the election of officers and board members. An entertaining program will follow showing the pictures from the Alaskan Tour this summer.
    The admission price to the annual meeting will be a canned good which will be donated to the food pantry. Bring these items so we can help the community during the holiday season.

  • This morning I was morally outraged.
    Mad as a wet hen or a hornet — or maybe even a wet hornet.
    I had stopped to get doughnuts to bring in to work and saw a sheriff’s deputy make a right turn out of the drive through and then a left turn onto the street, violating not one, but two posted signs that say clearly “LEFT TURN ONLY” and “RIGHT TURN ONLY.”

  • Autumn Afternoon concert Sunday
    The Licking Valley Singers Community Choir will be performing a variety of fun and familiar choral music for their Autumn Afternoon concert at the Cynthiana Baptist Church on Sunday, Nov. 7 at 2:30 p.m.
    The LV Singers will also be hosting ‘Formerly Known As’ the terrific A Cappella vocal group from Transylvania University as the special guest performers.
    Tickets are $7 or $5/student - available at LVC, Teaberry’s Gifts, or at the door the day of the performance.