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Today's Features

  • * Cynthana Democrat, July 26, 1917 - “Owing to the rapid increase of the automobile business, I am compelled to seek larger quarters. Have an option on a big lot, centrally located and ideally situated to build an up-to-date garage. I will sell my present garage building cheap, situated at 107 E. Pike St. in Cynthiana. An up-to-date business house. This is a new building suitable for any kind of business. Street and location the best in town. A two-story brick building, with iron and pressed brick front and basement. Size of floor space 25x101. Plenty of flues.

  • BELL

    Matthew Richard Bell, son of Boatswain Mate Chief Cecil Garrett Bell United States Navy (retired), grandson of Richard (deceased) and Doris Raymond of Cynthiana, has received a full Navy ROTC Scholarship from the Citadel in Charleston, S.C.

    Bell is a graduate of Goose Creek High School, class of 2008, in South Carolina. His grades and citizenship were key factors in his selection for this scholarship.

    He will study nuclear power and upon graduation will receive a commission as an officer in the United States Navy.

    WILLOUGHBY

  • 10 years ago . . .

    No births announced this week.

    Virgie Wells elected mayor. Defeats Jim Brown by 380 votes. and Dean Peak is the new county judge.

    A mock disaster was held at the intersection of Republican Pike and Shaw Lane. Participants were Disaster and Emergency Services, Brown Ambulance, Harrison Memorial Hospital, Harrison County Volunteer Fire and the Harrison County Sheriff''s Department.

  • THURSDAY, Oct. 30

    Haunted Maze. Oct. 30, 31, and Nov. 1 at Cynthiana City Hall starting at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by Rev. Ross Park.

    Blood Drive. Thursday, Oct. 30 from 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 3M. TEAM A on the Kentucky Blood Center Bloodmobile, 1308 New Lair Rd., Cynthiana. Donors must be 17 years of age (16 with parental consent). Call 1-800-775-2522 for more information.

  • The second annual FFA Alumni Roundup will be held Saturday, Nov. 1 at 5:30 p.m. at 976 Old Lair Rd., Cynthiana, (Harrison County School Farm). The meal will be potluck. Meat and drinks will be provided by the Harrison County FFA Chapter. Old scrap books and memorabilia will be on hand for all alumni to reminisce. Several pictures from the past will be on hand for alumni to claim and even explain.

    Please RSVP by Oct. 27 to Todd Brannock or Nicki Jones at 234-7117 ext. 2102 or 2104, or email todd.brannock@harrison.kyschools.us, or nicki.jones@harrison.kyschools.us.

  • Homemaker Dues are due now for new or renewing members. There are 13 clubs available active members. Mailbox members are $8. Flashlights are a free give away to everyone who joins. Consider giving a mailbox membership to a friend or shut in.

  • The second annual FFA Alumni Roundup will be held Saturday, Nov. 1 at 5:30 p.m. at 976 Old Lair Rd., Cynthiana, (Harrison County School Farm). The meal will be potluck. Meat and drinks will be provided by the Harrison County FFA Chapter. Old scrap books and memorabilia will be on hand for all alumni to reminisce. Several pictures from the past will be on hand for alumni to claim and even explain.

    Please RSVP by Oct. 27 to Todd Brannock or Nicki Jones at 234-7117 ext. 2102 or 2104, or email todd.brannock@harrison.kyschools.us, or nicki.jones@harrison.kyschools.us.

  • The Harrison County Ag Development Board announces a fall signup for Harrison County with three programs. The programs included in this sign-up period include: Hay and Grain Storage; Water Enhancement; and Cattle Genetics. The cattle genetics program will include Bulls and the Bred heifer program.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, April 12, 1951 - “The Harrison Hi Thoroughbreds copped their opening diamond encounter when they racked up an 8-2 victory over the Bourbon County Vocational Hi Tuesday at Paris. Billy Switzer was the winning moundsman, allowing only one safety and no earned runs. His slants were stopped by Eddie Whitson. Whitson and Harold Feeback were credited with two hits each and Gasser accounted for a triple. For the losers, Dailey and Pridemore were on the mound.

  • There is a strange emotional thing that happens to gardeners as the summer comes to a close. Our gardens look a bit ragged and are beginning to go dormant. By now my enthusiasm for gardening is replaced by my ambitions for what I want my garden to look like next year. It’s perfect timing, really, because fall in Kentuckiana is the best time to plant. No more droughts or 90 degree days.