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Today's Features

  • Jason Louis Rage McKenney

    Jason Louis Rage McKenney was born to Jason and Angela McKenney of Cynthiana on Jan. 30, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 5 lbs. 9 oz., and is welcomed by his brother, Tre Jackson, and sisters, Mariah Richardson and Victoryia McKenney.

    Maternal grandparents are Fred and Linda Riley and Mark Richardson, all of Berry, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Robert Louis Beuge and Margret Beuge of Chicago, Ill.

  • Joyce Clifford was recently inducted into the Kentucky 4-H Centennial Hall of Fame in Lexington, Ky. 4-H is celebrating 100 years, founded in 1909. To commemorate this special event, one volunteer leader was selected from each of the 120 counties in Kentucky. These leaders were chosen for their years of service and dedication to the 4-H program. Clifford received a certificate and her name will be placed on a large tree-shaped wooden plaque along with the other 120 inductees. This plaque will be hung permanently at the KY Leadership Center in Jabez, Ky.

  • Pictured above are the members of the Harrison County Homemakers Chorus around 1952. Row 1: from left to right, Mrs. Frank Ross, Mrs. Holton Smith, Mrs. Clifton Shimfessel, Mrs. Odus Kitchen, Mrs. Rice Fryman, Mrs. John T. Dawson, Director Mrs. William McKenney and Mrs. W.H. Berry. Row 2: from left to right, Mrs. Phillip Harrison, Mrs. Wallace Mastin, Miss Elizabeth Donnell, Mrs. Jack Judy, Mrs. Ira Monson, Mrs. J. Leslie Judy and Mrs. Stanley Lemons Sr. Row 3: left to right, Mrs. Smiser McCauley, Mrs. Maxie Moss, Mrs. Leonard Toadvine, Mrs. Stanley Pepper, Mrs. W.L.

  • THURSDAY, March 5

    Appal Seeds Program. Thursday, March 5 starting at 6 p.m. in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. This program will present all about heirloom tomato seeds. Each participant will receive 4-6 varieties of tomato seeds as well as several seedlings. All materials are provided free of charge. Pre-registration is required.

    FRIDAY, March 6

    Story Hour. Friday, March 6 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.

  • The Harrison County 4-H Saddle N Spurs Club is having a fundraiser that will benefit the horse community. A Horse Health Day has been scheduled for March 28 beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Harrison County 4-H Fairgrounds.

    The 4-H Saddle N. Spurs club will be hosting the event which is equivalent to the health days held in Pendleton County by their local 4-H club. Hosting the health day in Harrison County will reduce travel and provide preater assistance to the Harrison County residents.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, 1896 - “The latest improved machinery is in use at the pumping station; the standpipe is of immense capacity. The city waterworks, aided by a well organized and thoroughly disciplined fire department, afford almost invincible protection against fire. The streets are brilliantly illuminated with electric lights - arc lights principally - and the majority of the residences are likewise lighted. A complete telephone system is in operation. Two telegraph companies, the Western Union and Postal, furnish every facility in their line.

  • Two weeks ago I asked “what more Mother Nature?”  Well, another gusty wind storm was served up adding to the collection of debris left by the ice storm. 

    Some serious questions are coming in about what to take out and what to try and save.  I am not a certified arborist, but I can pass on the guidelines that certified arborists are taught when it comes to tree assessment and risk management. 

    These criteria may help you decide what to do now and in the future.

  • Brock E. Clark Jr.

    Brock E. Clark Jr. was born to Megan Scott of Cynthiana and the late Brock Clark on Oct. 9, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Doug and Tammy Scott of Cynthiana.

    Paternal grandparents are Dwayne Clark and Valinda Thomas of Paris.

  • Kentucky has been through it recently. From the shock and destruction of the recent ice and snowstorms to the out-of-season, spring-like storms that brought damaging winds to already vulnerable landscape trees, residents are reeling trying to figure out where to start the cleanup process.

  • 10 years ago . . .