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Today's Features

  • FRIDAY, Jan. 23

    Story Hour. Friday, Jan. 23 from 4:30-5 p.m. for ages 2-5 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

    MONDAY, Jan. 26

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Jan. 26 at the Community Action Center/Harrison County Adult Daycare from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

    TUESDAY, Jan. 27

  • Preston Wayne Hughes was born to Barry and Pamela (Howard) Hughes on Nov. 20, 2008 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky. He weighed 9 lbs. 10 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Sandra Howard of Paris, Ky.

    Paternal grandparents are Richard and Jane Hughes of Winchester, Ohio.

  • Daira Grace Palmer was born to David M. and Laira Palmer of Cynthiana on Nov. 10, 2008 at St. Joseph East. She weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz., and is welcomed by her brother, Jonus Levi Palmer.

    Maternal grandparents are William and Marsha Brogli of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Ray and Goldie Sowder, Aliene Whitecotton and the late William M. Brogli.

    Paternal grandparents are David K. and Janice Palmer of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. Ray Palmer, and the late Mr. and Mrs. James E. (Punk) Florence.

  • The farm looks like a storm hit recently but it’s really just my husband’s new deer deterrent technique. It seems to be working.

    In the past, we have forgone the Irish Spring soap, human hair and coyote urine for more reliable barriers.  Tomato cages, tobacco stakes, wire, spiral plastic trunk wrap, and, yes, an occasional arrangement of lawn chairs have created distance between rutting and browsing deer. 

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, June 1896 - “Regarding amusements, Cynthiana is very critical. Lectures and musical entertainments always draw large houses, but ordinary dramatic performances fare badly. Circuses, of course, are always crowded. Perhaps with a new opera house and a high class of plays the tastes of the people will be changed.”

  • Oscar Fosse Duncan was born at Wigston Royal Infirmary in Wigston, England, to Kyle and Mindy Duncan on Dec. 14, 2008. He weighed 8 lbs. 8 oz.

     

    Maternal grandparents are Jon and Peggy Mitchell of Midwest City, Okla.

     

    Paternal grandparents are Janet and Larry Duncan; paternal great-grandparents are Carl and Pat Duncan.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Brian Ross Caskey, Dec. 5, son of Kevin and Susan Whitaker Caskey.

    Harrison County Sheriff Bruce Hampton is ready to start enforcing Megan's Law. He has gone through training classes which deals solely with sex offenders and their victims. Megan's Law is the result of an incident which happened in 1995 in New Jersey. Megan's Law will let neighbors know if a previously convicted sex offender is moving next door.

    County plans to start 911 process with fee, which will appear on each customer's bill.

  • Isaiah Evans Wade was born to Matthew Todd Wade and Kristy Lynn Wade of Lexington on Oct. 20, 2008 at St. Joseph East Hospital, Lexington. He weighed 8 lbs., and was welcomed by his brother Jeremiah Todd Wade.

    Maternal grandparents are Lynn Evans Williamson and Bertha Williamson of Winchester, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Doris Evans Williamson and the late Hylton Williamson, the late Fannie Spriggs Hopson, and the late Hobart Spriggs of Pike County, Ky.

  • Harrison County Farmer’s Market meeting

    A Harrison County Farmer’s Market meeting will be held Monday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. The meeting will occur at the Harrison County Extension Office. Plans for the upcoming year will be discussed.

  • Jan. 19-23

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: No School

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

    WEDNESDAY: Pancakes, sausage, syrup, juice choices, choice of milk.

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

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

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

    MONDAY: No School

    TUESDAY: Sausage biscuit or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.