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Today's Features

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, March 2, 1944 -- “The formal opening to the public of the National Bank of Cynthiana building, recently remodeled after it had burned in a destructive fire the latter part of August, was held Saturday evening. Hundreds of people visited the beautiful banking house where they were greeted by bank officials and personnel of the institution. Dr. Bob Loftin’s ‘Commanders’ furnished beautiful music for the occasion. Solos were by J. C. Watkins and Carolyn Stevens.”

  • 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.

  • It’s no surprise to people who know me that I am not a fancy Nancy.
    I’m not plain, and I am (I hope) feminine, but I’m definitely not lacy, doily, flowery foo-foo.
    I’m so not a princess.
    That said, I’m constantly getting invited to women’s events that border on the fancy. This past weekend, I was with a group of women at a nearby Victorian hotel, which has fancy in its very structure.

  • BERRY CHRISTIAN
    Berry Christian Church will host their Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring local artists and crafters which include Rada Knives, Tupperware, 31 Handbags, Just Jewelry and handmade jewelry, Tastefully Simple, Wickless Candles and more.
    Lunch will be available. Call 234-1765 or 234-5197.
    CALVARY ASSEMBLY

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Emma Katherine Courtney, Sept. 27, daughter of Joel and Jenny Courtney; Blake Thomas Furnish, Sept. 15, son of J.T. and Kristy Furnish; William David Lucky, Sept. 12, son of Ernie and Julie Lucky.
    The Colemansville Store has new owners. Jason and Donna Cox purchased the business on July 17. The store reopened on Aug. 2 after a little remodeling a little country charm added. The store is located Ky. 1032 West, about a mile and a half from Berry.

  • The best guess about the origins of bread is the flat breads were common in the late Stone Age. Surviving versions include the tortilla, Indian johnny-cakes and the Chinese pancake. Raised bread seems to have developed in Egypt around 4000 B.C. By the middle ages, improved strains of wheat, grinding equipment, fermentation and the improved cooking equipment allowed the baking of leavened bread to become a profession.

  • Douglas and Trudy Barton of Carlisle, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Barton, to Kyle Wurtz, son of Jeff and Tammy Wurtz of Cynthiana.
    Barton, a pre-nursing student at Maysville Community and Technical College, is a certified resident care associate at Cedar Ridge Health Campus.
    Wurtz attended Georgetown College, works at FedEx Freight in Northern Kentucky, and is deployed to the Horn of Africa with the Carlisle Kentucky National Guard unit.
    The wedding is planned for Sept. 28, 2013 at the Smoot Farm near the Nicholas/Bath county line.