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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Cameron Brett Blankenship, Nov. 16, son of Steven Brent and Patsy Blankenship.

    Fourth grader Laura Kendall won the 8/9 year old girls classification in the State Elks Club Hoop Shoot Competition in Frankfort.

    A twin-engine Beechcraft Baron airplane crashes on a Leesburg farm claiming the life of a race car driver.

    • 50 years ago: Ideal Furniture Store opened on South Main Street. Godfrey Barnes is the manager.

    25 years ago . . .

  • The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approves $7,500 at their monthly meeting in support of a Deceased Farm Animal Removal Program in Harrison County. The Harrison County Fiscal Court submitted a proposal to the Harrison County Agricultural Development Council and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board.

  • The deadlines to file an application for natural disaster protection under the Noninsured Assistance Program (NAP) are March 1 and 15.

    The crops for the March 1 deadline are: Alfalfa, Clover, Grass and Mixed Grass intended for grazing, hay, or seed.

  • A blanket of snow has the ability to brighten the dreariest of days. And, despite school closures and tricky driving, a snow-covered landscape proves to be quite beautiful. It’s not so bad for the plants either, so don’t be tempted to knock the snow off drooping branches.

    Snow has an insulating effect which is particularly useful when we do have frigid temperatures. Ground level snow will actually protect the roots and crowns of perennial and woody plants, but you may notice a little burn above the snow level when it comes to broadleaf evergreens. 

  • Feb. 22-26

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.

    TUESDAY: Bacon, egg and cheese biscuit or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Pancake wrap w/syrup, or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.

    THURSDAY: Oats and cinnamon toast or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.

  • THURSDAY, Feb. 18

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, Feb. 18 at 2:30 p.m. at Edgemont; and from 3-3:30 p.m. in White Oak.

    Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex.  The program will be the Historical Show and Tell. Attendees are requested to bring in one or more items of interest and tell a little about the items. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

    FRIDAY, Feb. 19

  • Cut flowers are undoubtedly the most popular manifestation of showing your love for someone on Valentine’s Day, but potted flowering plants do the trick, too.  Perhaps the potted bloom has the potential to remind your lover that the sentiment lasts all year… but what does it mean if you can’t get it to bloom again? Is your loved doomed? Of course not, but here are some tips just in case.

    African violets are sweet and have the ability to bloom all year round so consider these as a lasting representation of love. 

  • Amelia Grace Simpson

    Amelia Grace Simpson was born to Drew and Carrie Simpson of Cynthiana on Jan. 12, 2010 at St. Joseph East Hospital in Lexington, Ky. She weighed 6 lbs. 3 oz.

  • * Log Cabin, December 1912 -- “The Servant in the House’ appreciates an Electric Iron. Ironing Made Easy. Wash Day is never ‘blue Monday’ if the laundress uses a G.E. Flat Iron. The General Electric Iron has solved in great measure, the difficulty now-a-days of getting servants to do laundry work. It is being used in thousands of homes all over the country and is universally satisfactory. Let us show you one. For Sale by Cynthiana Electric Light Co.”

  • Khloe Michelle Lynn Thomas

    Khloe Michelle Lynn Thomas was born to Johnathan Thomas and Lisa Milner of Cynthiana, on Jan. 5, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 15 oz., and is welcomed by her sister, Payton Price and brother, Connor Hall.