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Today's Features

  • Known as false indigo or wild indigo, Baptisia australis is a North American native that is due some new attention; it is good to see it rise to the ranks of a Perennial Plant of the Year. 

    Most gardeners just want things to look good without too much fuss and that’s the mission of the Perennial Plant Association’s “Plant of the Year” program. 

    Each year, industry professionals vote for what they think is an outstanding perennial. This year the votes have been cast for Baptisia australis.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Lane Hollis Burden, April 21, daughter of Jeff and Diane Burden; Jared Allen Cracraft, April 20, son of Terry Allen and Bettina Laytart Cracraft; Andrew Scott Fuller, March 28, son of Donald R. and Rhonda L. Fuller; Zachary Allen Kennedy, April 20, son of April and Brandon Kennedy; Sharon Sulynn Thomas, April 19, daughter of Amanda and Kevin Thomas.

  • May 3-7

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Egg, cheese, biscuit, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Cereal, sausage, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: French toast, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Cereal, toast, sausage, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Pancakes, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • BENSON UNITED METHODIST

    Healing and Prayer Service

    The congregation, Senior Pastor the Rev. Woody Woodford and friends of Benson United Methodist Church, just off of US 27 N. at KY 1744, invites Harrison and surrounding counties to an evening of personal healing. Everyone is welcome regardless of church affiliation, faith, or creed. The evening is free of charge.

  • THURSDAY, April 29

    Men’s Book Club. Book selection for the month of April is Night by Elie Wiesel.  The book is available for pick-up at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library’s front desk. Will meet Thursday, April 29 at 5:30 p.m.

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, April 29 at Toddler Village at 10:30 a.m.; and Terrace Park, 11 a.m.

    FRIDAY, April 30

  • 2010 4-H CAMP

  • The Harrison County FFA Alumni will sponsor a Big Truck and Tractor Pull on Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24 at the Harrison County Fairgrounds. Both events will begin at 7 p.m.

    A silent auction will be held Friday night only. For more information contact Steven Prows at 859-298-0025.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Adam Christian Bradford, March 20, son of Troy and Mary Ware Bradford; Sydnie Elizabeth Lyons, March 9, daughter of Robert and Lori Lyons; Katherine Leigh-Ann Newby, April 8, daughter of Christina Newby; Toma Lee Piantek Jr., April 4, son of Toma and Betty Piantek.

    Cynthiana's James Golden, son of Lee and Mary Golden, to be among 100 in Olympic torch relay in Australia. Golden will make his trek with the torch near Great Western, Victoria, north of Melbourne, where he lives.

    25 years ago . . .

  • The Harrison County Homemaker Day celebration will be held Friday, May 7 at the courthouse square from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. In case of threatening weather, the celebration will take place at Cynthiana Presbyterian Church, 103 N. Main St.

    Homemakers will share cuttings from their plants and bulbs at the Green Thumb Fair. There will also be a bake sale.

    New this year are ‘Mixes in a Jar.’

    Demonstrations and exhibits throughout the day. A Make-it Take-it craft will be free for all.

  • “This year’s Women’s Health Issues is the 15th annual” says Cheryl Case, Chairman of the committee. “Each year we try to educate women on a variety of health topics and preventative measures through our women’s health program” she says.

     

    Programs vary to meet the specific needs of the Harrison County women. We use the previous year evaluation and suggestions of the committee members in our planning. Topics can range from skin care to cancer to cholesterol and are often times presented by medical experts.