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Today's Features

  • April 8 -- Community Health Fair, Harrison County Middle School, 7-11 a.m.

    April 9 -- Painting Class, Harrison County Extension Office at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

    April 19 -- Gourd Necklace Workshop, Harrison County Extension Office at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

    April 27 -- Homemaker Leader training, FoodScapes, Harrison County Extension Office, 1 p.m.; Women’s Health Issues, Cynthiana Christian Church, 5:30 p.m.

    April 29 -- Trapunto Workshop, Harrison County Extension Office, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

  • *Cynthiana Democrat, July 1960 -- “Denver, Colo. - Joe B. Hall, head basketball coach at Regis College here, has been named athletic director as well. The 31-year old Cynthiana, Ky. native succeeds Fred T. Daly, who has headed Regis’ athletic programs since 1957. His appointment to become effective Aug. 1. ‘We are pleased to have a man of Coach Hall’s caliber ready to assume these duties,’ Regis’ president said, ‘He did an exceptional job with the varsity basketball team as well as in revising our physical education program.’”

  • Girl Scout Troop 168 is working on their Silver Award Project. This project is for the cadet’s level in girl scouts. The troop has put in 50 hours of work and have chose to do activities that would help benefit the local animal shelter.

    The troop has been to several other Girl Scout Troops in Harrison County and made Happy Socks (sock filled with batten rolled in cat nip and tied) for the kittens to play with at the shelter.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Amy Dawn Cole, March 20, daughter of Melody Dawn Cole; Dakota Layne Colemire, March 23, son of Lynn and Jessica Colemire; Daniel Stewart Craig, March 21, son of Janna Allynn Weinel and Kevin Stewart Craig; Jeffery Dalton Million, March 21, son of Bethany Lynn Million; Monica Elizabeth Spicer, March 22, daughter of Debbie and Donald Spicer; Zachery Shane Hodge, March 17, son of Christy and Shane Hodge; Sidney Olivia Manion, Feb. 13, daughter of Chris and Ann Manion.

  • Our current warm, sunny weather has made everyone just delighted and the intoxication of it all may lead us to act impulsively. 

    I am as anxious as anyone to move some of my houseplants outdoors: My gardenia looks terrible in the dining room and the jasmine down stairs seems to stare into space dreaming of better days.

    They are coming, just be slow about the transition from indoors to out.

  • FFA Big Truck, Tractor Pull

    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.

  • April 12-16

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

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

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

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

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

    FRIDAY: Sausage, egg, biscuit, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • BOYERS CHAPEL

    Boyers Chapel Methodist Church will be having a weekend revival April 16-18. Singing begins at 6:30 p.m. the 16th and 17th, services at 7 p.m. April 18 services will be at 11 a.m. Dan Frederick will be the evangelist.

    A potluck dinner will follow the service on Sunday morning. Everyone is invited to attend.

    RADIO MINISTRY

    “The Hour of Power” Radio Ministry, aired weekly on Saturday mornings on 90.7 FM (The Wind), at 10-11 a.m.

  • THURSDAY, April 8

    Women’s Book Club. Book selection for the month of April is The Diary by Eileen Goudge. The book is available for pick-up at the front desk at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.  Will meet Thursday, April 8 at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, April 8 at Toddler Village, 10:30 a.m.; and Terrace Park at 11 a.m.

  • Back in 2007 we installed a five acre tall grass prairie with assistance from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Habitat Improvement Program. Each year they assist a number of landowners in various ways that improve habitat, prevent erosion and protect waterways. Basically, you do the work but they supply you with the materials needed to get the job done.