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Today's Features

  • Holiday greenery has a history that goes well beyond the Victorian Christmas tree we gather around today. Most of the holiday greenery we use to decorate dates back to the pagan holidays of the Romans and Northern Europeans when certain plants where chosen for their symbolic powers of restoration and protection.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, July 12, 1928 -- “Coming to Cynthiana, Heffner-Vinson Stock Co., one week beginning Monday, July 16. Thirty five talented players with an entire new repertoire carrying their own 10 piece orchestra, with Jimmie Heffner, the south’s own comedian.”

    * Log Cabin, Sept. 10, 1897 -- “Moments are useless if trifled away, and they are dangerously wanted if consumed by delay in cases where ‘One Minute Cough Cure’ will bring immediate relief. -- VanDeren and Lydick Drugs.”

  • CALVARY

    ASSEMBLY OF GOD

    Pastor Dan Collard and church family invites everyone to holiday activities planned for the month of December at Calvary Assembly of God.

    Dec. 11: Youth Group Fundraiser at the High School Christmas Concert at 6 p.m.  Get your picture taken with Santa for $3 or 2 for $5. All proceeds go to the Ireland Missions Trip this April.

  • Dec. 14-18

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Cereal, donuts, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: French toast with syrup and powdered sugar, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, cinnamon toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

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

    FRIDAY: Cereal, coffee cake, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • THURSDAY, Dec. 10

    Public Library. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will be closing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10 and will reopen Friday, Dec. 11 at 9 a.m.

    HMH Blood Drive. Harrison Memorial Hospital will sponsor a blood drive on Thursday, Dec. 10 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Conference Room 1 at HMH.

    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, Dec. 11

  • With the holiday season around the corner, you can reduce holiday stress and the after-holiday bills by developing a budget for gift-giving, food and entertainment expenses. According to the National Retail Federation, the average shopper spends $832.36 on holiday gifts, food and decorations.

  • Kennedy Laine Slade

    Kennedy Laine Slade was born to Kevin and Becky Slade of Minot, N.D. on Oct. 16, 2009. She weighed 8 lbs.

  • *Log Cabin, June 29, 1917 -- “Leonard Fitzwater, who some time ago, enlisted in the Navy, wrote a few days ago to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fitzwater, stating that he was on a warship and expected to leave at once for European waters.”

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Elizabeth Dianne Darnell, Nov. 17, daughter of Chris and Selena Darnell; Emma Grace Nelson, Oct. 21, daughter of Bobby and Amy Nelson.

    HCHS star baseball player Chris Snopek signs with the Kansas City Royals. He began last season with the Pawtucket Red Sox, the Class AAA affiliate of the parent Boston Red Sox. About one month into the season he was traded to the Cincinnati Reds and finished out the season at AAA Indianapolis.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Grayson Beth Barnes

    Grayson Beth Barnes was born to David Lee and Lalena Beth Brannock Barnes of Leesburg, Ky., on June 4, 2009 at St. Joseph East Hospital, Lexington, Ky. She weighed 6 lbs. 3 oz.