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Today's Features

  • * Cynthiana News, Feb. 9, 1854 -- “Harrison Lodge No. 75, I.O.O.F., meets at its Hall, Miller’s corner, in the third story - entrance on Pike Street, every Saturday night at 6 1/2 o’clock. Transient Brothers are invited to attend. By order of the Lodge. Jacob S. Trisler, recording secretary.”

    * Cynthiana Democrat, April 28, 1921 -- “Kelat News: Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Patrick and little daughter of Lexington attended church at High Curry Sunday and were guests of Marvin Patrick for dinner, returning home Sunday afternoon.”

  • Robert Wigginton 4-H Memorial Award

    An award to be given to outstanding 4-H’ers in Harrison County in memory of Robert Wigginton, Extension Agent in Harrison County from 1942-1964 is in it’s 17th year. It is based strictly on 4-H activities.

    The award will be made to one outstanding senior 4-H’er and one Outstanding Junior 4-H’er each year. A 4-H member may only receive this award once as a junior 4-H’er (age 9-13) and once as a senior 4-H’er (age 14-19). Age is determined by the 4-H’ers age on Jan. 1 of the award year.

  • Most of us know that the popular spice ginger comes from the root of the plant.  Well, really it is a rhizome, and the hot and pungent flavor has more to it than just a taste sensation. 

  • RADIO MINISTRY

    “The Hour of Power” Radio Ministry, aired weekly on Saturday mornings on 90.7 FM (The Wind), at 10-11 a.m.

    The Rev. Don Fryman will bring a message each week along with special music by various singers across Harrison County and surrounding counties.

    UPPER ROOM GOSPEL

    Gene Johns of Lexington, Ky., will be the guest speaker on Sunday, Dec. 28 at 6 p.m. at Upper Room Gospel Church, US 27 S. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • FRIDAY, Dec. 26

    Story Hour. There will be no Story Hour Friday, Dec. 26 or Friday, Jan. 2 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

    TUESDAY, Dec. 30

    AARP Driver Safety Program. Earn a discount on automobile insurance premiums by attending the six-hour class on Tuesday, Dec. 30 at 9 a.m. at the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. The program is a classroom course for drivers 50 and over. A $10 fee covers the course expenses. Seating is limited. Pre-register by calling the church at 859-234-2961. Plan to bring a sandwich.

  • Austin Ray Morris

    Austin Ray Morris was born to Richard and Tammy Morris of Cynthiana on Nov. 26, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 5 lbs. 6 oz., and is welcomed by his brothers, James and Richard Morris, and sister, Kayla Morris.

    Maternal grandparents are Johnny and Sue Baker of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparent is Irada Hughes.

    Paternal grandparents are Tommy and Judy Morris of Cynthiana.

  • By Kate Darnell, News writer

    After almost 15 years serving as pastor of Cynthiana Baptist Church, Rev. Wayne Spivey has resigned.

    Spivey announced his resignation during the church service on Sunday, Nov. 16, at which point he told the congregation the decision to leave had been tough.

    “Without a doubt, this is the hardest thing I have ever done in my entire life,” said Spivey in his resignation letter, adding the decision had been God’s and not his.

  • Live or live-cut … that is the question for this year’s holiday tradition of decorating an evergreen indoors for Christmas.

    You may think that you are being a better environmental steward by purchasing a live tree; not necessarily. Live-cut Christmas trees are a 100 percent renewable resource that is reusable, recyclable and biodegradable. They are an American product, farms employ approximately 100,000 people each year; and one acre of planted Christmas trees provides the daily oxygen requirement for 18 people. 

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Sarah Jo Doyle, Dec. 5, daughter of David K. and Dorothy Jo (Hedrick) Doyle; Hunter Marie Griffith, Dec. 11, daughter of Chris Griffith and Andrea Griffith; Dakota Tyler Morris, Dec. 17, son of Brad and Trish Morris; Summer Ann Marie Quigley, Dec. 12, daughter of Christina La Shanne Quigley and Dustin T. Quigley; Austin Maverick Whitaker, Dec. 15, son of Kenny and Lisa Whitaker.

    Cynthiana's new mayor, Virgie Wells, will be installed in a ceremony Sunday.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, July 26, 1917 - “Locust Grove news - Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Padgett spent a delightful day Sunday with the family of Otis McCauley; Mr. and Mrs. Noah McCauley and son were the guests Sunday of Sarah McCauley; Mayme Fryman spent Sunday night with Bertie Mae Fields; James Reno, wife and two children, Hazel and Malcom, of Cynthiana, dined Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. S. D. McCauley; Mr. and Mrs. Grover McCauley and babe spent Saturday night and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Taylor. A jolly crowd of 20 from here spent a delightful day at Poindexter Saturday fishing.