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Today's Features

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, July 26, 1917 - “Today is Patriotic Day for the Knights of Pythias and will be celebrated in some form by every lodge of that order in the country. At Cynthiana there will be music, a parade, and an address by the Hon. Kimball of Lexington. The parade will start promptly at 1:30 o’clock from in front of the court house and will pass through the principal streets down town. The speaking will be in front of the court house at 2:30 o’clock.

  • FEB. 23-27

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

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

    TUESDAY: Chicken, biscuits, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, muffins, juice choices, choice of milk.

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

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

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

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

  • EBENEZER UNITED

    METHODIST

    Food Sale

    Ebenezer United Methodist Church will host a food sale on March 7 at 10 a.m.

    Homemade chili, crackers and pimento cheese sandwich, ice tea for $3; or bean soup and cornbread, ice tea for $3.

    The event is sponsored by the UMM and UMW.

  • THURSDAY, Feb. 19

    Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The speaker will be Melissa Jurgenson who will discuss her new book, River Towns of Central KY.  Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

  • James Joshua Muntz

    James Joshua Muntz was born to Eric and Julie Muntz of Fort Thomas on Feb. 6, 2009, at Bethesda Hospital North in Cincinnati. He weighed 7 lbs., 15 oz., and is welcomed by his sister, Becca Muntz.

    Maternal grandparents are Dan and Debbie Mullikin of New Richmond, Ohio.

    Paternal grandparents are Lewis and Cathy Muntz of Cynthiana.

  • I suspect most of you have no idea about the person and the saintly episode that is commemorated each Feb. 14 by friends, family and most importantly, lovers. In fact, there are several versions of how the most romantic Saint became a commercial success.

    One story about St. Valentine has its origins in third century Rome where the Emperor Claudius II outlawed marriage for young single men because he valued them more as young warriors. A priest by the name of Valentine defied the law and continued to secretly marry the young soldiers who were in love. 

  • Alyssa Jo Rice

     

    Alyssa Jo Rice was born to Bradley Aaron and Ashley Marie Rice of Cynthiana on Jan. 25, 2009 at Georgetown Community Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 4 oz.

     

    Maternal grandparents are Susan Moore of Cynthiana, and David Moore of Lexington, Ky.

     

    Paternal grandparents are Donna and Chester Knipp of Cynthiana, and Floyd and Monica Rice of Cynthiana.

  • * Log Cabin, Aug. 19, 1910 - “At a meeting of the National Bank of Cynthiana last Saturday, John M. Cromwell, assistant cashier, was elected as cashier to succeed the late James S. Withers. Cromwell has been connected with the bank for most of the time for 27 years. He is one of the most highly regarded business men of our city and in every way thoroughly equipped for the new position.”

  • February is “Heart Month” in Harrison County and the Harrison County Go Red for Women committee wants your help in “Painting This Town Red.” It’s easy, all you have to do is decorate your store windows in red or illuminate your homes and businesses with red lights.  Let’s get Cynthiana listed on the national Go Red website by showing our support.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Brent Allan Crump, Jan. 29, son of Kellar and Faye Crump; Stephen Farrell Hillenmeyer, Feb. 5, son of Paul and Mary Hillenmeyer; Presley Dennis Jackson, Jan. 26, son of Dennis and Deena Jackson.

    The Cynthiana Post Office announces that a toll-free number is available for all zip code inquiries. The number is 1-800-275-8777. The service is provided nationally through the U.S. Postal Service. Information available are rates and mailing, change of address, and local post office hours and locations.