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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Devin Todd Ecklar, July 17, son of Darren and Dawn Ecklar; Jared Edward Gosney, Aug. 5, son of Jason and Carrie Gosney; Samantha Jo Hensley, June 29, daughter of Toby Jo Hensley and Rita Joyce Hensley; AmyJane Hill, Aug. 11, daughter of Chastity Highland and David Hill Jr.

    Kentucky Bank announces plans for full-service bank in Cynthiana. The proposed building will be constructed on the vacant lot in front of Food Lion. No date has been set for ground breaking.

  • CLASS OF 1995

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1995 will host its 15-year reunion at the Cynthiana Country Club on Aug. 14, 2010 from 7 p.m. to midnight.

    Tickets purchased in advance are $15 for a single and $30 for a couple.

    Payments may be sent to Whitney Slade Hedges at 4049 Ky Hwy 392, Cynthiana, KY 41031 or Christy Furnish Barnes, 1493 Dutch Chapel Road, Cynthiana, KY 41031.

    Tickets purchased the night of the reunion will be $20 for a single and $35 per couple.

    CLASS OF 1990

  • I have long understood that purslane could be used in salads or soups, but have never made much of an effort to harvest and devise a kitchen plan until know. 

    I had this fabulous stand of the weed in my kitchen garden after I pulled the old greens that bolted from the summer heat. It made perfect sense to let it grow and flourish because no lettuce seed would be germinating in this heat and I knew that this garden was free from any herbicides.

    So, the purslane established and I have turned young and old alike onto its culinary virtues.

  • THURSDAY, Aug. 12

    Northside Council. The Northside Site Based Council willl meet Thursday, Aug. 12 at 3:45 p.m. in the Northside library. The public is invited to attend.

    Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will meet Thursday, Aug. 12 at 6 p.m. in the Planning Commission Office at the Harrison County Courthouse, South Main Street. Meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, Aug. 13

    Yard Sale and Bake Sale will be held Aug. 13 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cedar Ridge Health Campus. All proceeds go to the Alzheimer's Association.

  • BERRY UNITED

    METHODIST

    A fish fry and gospel music program will be held Friday, Aug. 20 at the Harrison County 4-H Grounds.

    The fish fry will start at 5 p.m.  with music starting at 6 p.m., featuring Unity Christian Church Quartet, Carol Cole, Michael Goodwin, Dottie and Wilma Duckworth, Earl Gross, and others.

    Cost of the meal and one drink is $6 per plate. Extra drinks and deserts can be purchased for an additional fee.  The community is welcome to attend.

    FAITH PENTECOSTAL

  • Aug. 16-20

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Scrambled eggs, toast, fresh fruit, orange juice, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: French toast with syrup and powdered sugar, sausage links, grapes, orange juice, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Eggs, bacon, cinnamon toast, fresh fruit, orange juice, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Waffles with syrup, sausage, fresh fruit, orange juice, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Breakfast pizza, fresh fruit, orange juice, choice of milk.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, Nov. 30, 1950 - “Raging Blizzard - Snowdrifts in Rural Areas as High as 12 Feet - A raging blizzard Satuday night resulting in snow drifts as high as 12 feet in some rural areas, left Cynthiana and Harrison County locked in the heaviest snowfall since January, 1936. With the exception of the L & N Railroad all transportation facilities serving the city were brought to a standstill.

  • I received a call the other day about what to do with a blue spruce covered in bagworms. The tree is apparently covered (and large), so hand-picking was not an option.  The caller said the pest was rather large, too, so I had to recommend a systemic insecticide as the treatment. 

    I prefer that we catch the bagworms earlier in the season so that we can take a biological approach, but this is not always the case. 

  • •Virginia Shadea Ridley was born to Natasha White and James Ridley of Cynthiana, on July 16, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz.

    • Georgia Elizabeth Northcutt was born to Scott and Kristen Northcutt of Cynthiana, on June 23, 2010 at St. Joseph Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz.

    • Jake Hunter Bowlin was born to Chris and Sara Bowlin on June 25, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 5 lbs. 14 oz.

  • CLASS OF 1995

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1995 will host its 15-year reunion at the Cynthiana Country Club on Aug. 14, 2010 from 7 p.m. to midnight.

    Tickets purchased in advance are $15 for a single and $30 for a couple.

    Payments may be sent to Whitney Slade Hedges at 4049 Ky Hwy 392, Cynthiana, KY 41031 or Christy Furnish Barnes, 1493 Dutch Chapel Road, Cynthiana, KY 41031.

    Tickets purchased the night of the reunion will be $20 for a single and $35 per couple.

    CRISWELL, RANKIN, SLADE, MARTIN