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Today's Features

  • Lily Anne Johnson and

    Violet Faye Johnson

    Lily Anne and Violet Faye Johnson were born to Darren and Laura Johnson of Catlin, Ill. on Sept. 8, 2008 at Carle Hospital in Urbana, Ill. Lily weighed 6 lbs. 1 oz. and Violet weighed 5 lbs. 3 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are John and Ellen Lucas of Des Moines, Iowa.

    Paternal grandparents are Donald and Cheryl Johnson of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Charles Ross of Cynthiana, and the late Faye Arnold Ross, Sylvia Johnson of Oakdale, La., and the late Luther Johnson.

  • Ethan Thomas Dale Williams

    Ethan Thomas Dale Williams was born to Pamela Tolliver and Gary Williams of Paris, Ky. on Oct. 5, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs., and is welcomed by his brothers, Austin and Dylan Williams, and sister, Kayla Thompson.

    Maternal grandparents are Lee and Patricia Tolliver of Paris; maternal great-grandparents are Ray Tolliver and Ella Mae Tolliver and Roy and Mollie McKenzie.

    Paternal grandparents are Melvin and Margaret Williams of Paris.

  • CENTER HILL SCHOOL

    Anyone who had any connection with the Center Hill School is encouraged to attend the reunion, students, teachers, coaches, cafeteria workers, bus drivers, PTA members and maintenance workers.

    The reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 18 at noon with a potluck lunch at 1 p.m. at the Bourbon County Park off East Main Street, Paris, Ky.

    MULLIGAN

  • 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.