Today's Features

  • Larry Taylor Woosley and Linda Sue (Cain) Woosley will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 17.
    The couple was married on Sept. 17, 1965 by the Rev. George Randolph at Headquarters Methodist Church in Nicholas County.
    A celebration was held Sunday, Sept. 13 at the Elks Lodge in Cynthiana by their children and grandchildren.
    Thanks to all family and friends who helped them celebrate.

  • Jamison Brooks, son of Jimmy and Ana Mae Brooks, and Rose Insko, daughter of Randy Insko, will exchange vows on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 at Elmarch Methodist Church  at 4 p.m.
    A reception will follow at the Cynthiana Country Club and will include supper and dancing.
    All friends and relatives invited.

  • The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Friday, Sept. 11 at Hospice of the Bluegrass.
    Cheryl Case presided over the meeting. Case welcomed members and guests. She introduced her guest Reba Fuller and Georgia McCauley who was a guest of Violet Williams.  
    Shelia Jameson offered the blessing of the meal. The luncheon was catered by Layne Tussey. She served tomato stuffed with chicken salad, pasta salad and derby pie.  

  • Julia Mae Carr was born in Harrison County on Sept. 17, 1915, to Julius Coleman Carr and Dora Lea Marshall.  
    She had an older sister, Mary Blanche Carr Ravenscraft, and a younger brother, Julius Coleman Carr Jr. Her family farmed both in Bourbon and Harrison counties.  
    Julia attended Ewalts Crossroad School. The last family farm was in Harrison County on Hicks Pike near Cynthiana.  

  • The Community Safety Day was held Sunday, Sept. 13. Participating in the event were the Cynthiana Fire Department, Cynthiana Police Department, Browns EMS, Harrison County Search and Rescue and Air Methods. On display was a 1917 Curtiss JN-4 Biplane and a 1992 WACO YMF5C Super. Kids attending the event were given free plane rides and lots of goodies from the first responders.

  • THURSDAY, Sept. 17
    Autumn Home Decor Craft. Thursday, Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. All materials will be provided. This program is for adults. Pre-registration is appreciated.
    Magic Treehouse Book and Activity Club. Thursday, Sept. 17 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will be discussing and doing activities based on the book Pirates Past Noon by Osborne. Pre-registration is appreciated.

    FRIDAY, Sept. 18

  • Once again it’s time for a mumbo jumbo, bits of odds and ends column filled with random thoughts and various things I’ve found and have been saving that are too short for a full-length column yet too good not to use. I hope there will be something helpful to you.
    •In a sermon at the church in Tampa we often visit, the pastor talked about fear, a subject I am well acquainted with, although I’m much better than I was.

    The Story-Believe is a church-wide spiritual growth experience for all ages, taking each person on a journey, showing how to think, act, and be more like Jesus. The format is flexible, consisting of an introduction and three 10-week modules revealing the key beliefs, practices and virtues of a Christ-follower. The accompanying age-appropriate cirricula, as well as a rich assortment of printed and digital tools, make this a powerful church-wide discipleship program.

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, John W. McCauley reminds producers that USDA offers interim financing at harvest time to help producers meet cash flow needs without having to sell commodities when market prices are at harvest-time lows. The programs, known as Marketing Assistance Loans (MALs) and Loan Deficiency Payments (LDPs), were authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill for the 2014-2018 crop years.

  • When it comes to natural disasters, it’s a matter of when – rather than if – one will strike. This September, during National Preparedness Month, is the perfect time to make sure you and your family are prepared for emergency situations. Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company have crews and employees behind the scenes working around the clock to meet the needs of our customers and respond to emergencies.
    Follow these five tips to keep your cool, remain safe and become prepared.
    Make a plan.