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Today's Features

  • BERRY UNITED METHODIST

    Cook Books - The Berry United Methodist Church cook books “Feeding the Flock” are in. Anyone wishing a book can contact a church member, Flower Depot, Touch of Charm, Ken’s Value Center on Lafferty Pike, or Sonja Olin at 859-234-8858 or 588-0311, at $10 per book.

     Bake Sale - Berry Methodist Church will hold a bake sale at the Cynthiana Wal-Mart on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., or when bake goods are sold out. Cook books will also be for sale along with ticket sales for a half of beef.

  • * Cynthiana News, Oct. 31, 1851 - “Harrison Lodge, No. 75, I.O.O.F. meets at its hall, Broadwell’s corner over Wm. A. Withers’ store every Saturday night at six and one half o’clock. Transient brothers are invited to attend. W. R. Adair, Recording Secretary.”

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Oct. 26, 1922 - “Policemen Dickey and Thompson raided a crap game in Bear Hollow Saturday night and captured nine men who are to answer for their sins to Judge Clary. A number of others were thought to have made their escape.”

  • THURSDAY, Oct. 9

     

    Adult Book Group. The group will meet to discuss the book, "The Time Traveler’s Wife" by Audrey Niffenrgger, on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Refreshments will be provided.

     

    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

     

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Kristin Renee Feeback, Sept. 23, daughter of Larry and Melissa Feeback; Delaney Taylor Fryman, Sept. 18, daughter of Kathy and Troy Fryman; Dustin Ford Gann, Sept. 18, son of Ben and Angel Gann; Austin Dale Haley, Sept. 12, son of Michael and Rita Haley; Sydney Denise Motell, Aug. 17, daughter of Dennis and Kara Motell; Marissa Claire Trachsel, Aug. 10, daughter of Mark and Lenora Trachsel.

  • * The Mirror, Aug. 15, 1903 - The soldiers entertained the citizens at an informal reception and campfire at their headquarters in Riverside Park Wednesday. Punch and cake were served in Col. Williams tent and while the guests enjoyed the hospitality of the gallant soldiers, the hand discoursed lively patriotic and popular airs. Everyone present enjoyed the novelty and freedom of the entertainment. (The troops were the State Militia which bad been called in to protect the prisoners and witnesses of the Curt Jett and Tom White murder trial.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Logan Matthew Greenlee, July 23, son of Capt. N. Thomas and Kim Greenlee; Jacob Wayne Howard, Sept. 6, son of Robert and Sharon (Himes) Howard; Courtney Laine Newsom, Sept. 15, daughter of Nicole Nichols and Tommy Newsom.

    Eighteen months after over 400 families were forced from their homes by the 1997 flood, Cynthiana will soon receive funds to begin the mitigation buyout from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA will fund 75 percent of the $1,393,550.

  • I just saw the biggest stinging caterpillar I have ever seen; my fascination with insects makes this an exciting event at the farm. I had never seen a stinging caterpillar until about five years ago. More accurately, I had never really looked for them until I read an article by University of Kentucky entomologist Ric Bessin back in 2003. He wrote that we should to be wary of stinging caterpillars this time of the year.

  • Chandler Elizabeth Vaughn

    Chandler Elizabeth Vaughn was born to Mia Wright Vaughn and Kiley Vaughn on Aug. 13, 2008 at Georgetown Community Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are John and Marsha Wright of Bourbon County; maternal great-grandparents are Elizabeth Wright of Bourbon County and the late Walton Wright of Bourbon County, Linda Soper of Nicholas County and the late John E. Soper Jr.; and H.C. Judy of Lexington and the late Millie Soper Judy.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, Sept. 18, 1930 -(Drought of 1930) - Falmouth city water works is furnishing great amounts of water daily to the L & N Railroad Company at this point. Owing to the drought, there is no available water at Cynthiana or Paris and all trains passing over this division are taking water at this place for their engines. Falmouth is now the only place that trains can take water between Covington and Winchester, a distance of 100 miles. Winchester gets her water from the Kentucky River at Boonesboro and Falmouth pumps her supply from the Licking River.

  • Cameron Lee Allen Moore

    Cameron Lee Allen Moore was born to Patrick Moore and Shannon Gaunce of Cynthiana on Sept. 5, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 5 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Jimmy and Joann Gaunce of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are James and Janice Gaunce of Bourbon County, Allen and Betty Dampier of Harrison County, and the late Joyce Dampier of Nicholas County.