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Today's Features

  • This year’s Chautauqua Days in Millersburg and will provide experiences for the young and the old. 

    A special visitor will be in town this year straight from the history books; Simon Kenton.  Simon is a well known Kentuckian and frontiersman that traveled with Daniel Boone back in the time and helped settle forts and homesteads for pioneers.  He will be here on Saturday, September 10th at 5:30 for a presentation and will spend time walking the park.  Please bring your lawn chairs and cameras and take a step back in time.

  • Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack issued the following statement on the Farm Income and Financial Forecasts for 2015 and 2016, released by USDA’s Economic Research Service.

  • Harrison County

    SUNDAY SCHOOL CONVOCATION

    Harrison County Sunday School Convocation will be held Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. at Oddville United Methodist Church, Oddville, Ky. Refreshments to follow. Amanda from Ky. Home for Child and Youth will deliver update.

    All Harrison County United Methodist churches are requested to take up a special offering and brought to the convocation service to include their dues. These two amounts are to be placed in envelope with their totals on the outside of envelope.

  • If you are a sports enthusiast or Olympic nut like me, you were glued to your television set or at least trying to keep up with the results of events at the recently concluded Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. 

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    On most days as I’m on my way to work I see a car with a bunch of bumper stickers on the back.

    There’s a “26.2” and a “13.1” sticker that means the driver is probably a marathon/half-marathon runner. Other stickers say things like “Easy does it,” “One day at a time” and “Let go and let God.”

  • THURSDAY, Sept. 1 

    World Explorers. Thursday, Sept. 1 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. For families with children in Pre-K through 2nd grade. Each month at the public library we will explore a new topic. The first topic will be Art. Children and their families will be exposed to different art materials and artists through hands on activities. Pre-registration is encouraged and appreciated.

  • It was 10 years ago.

    The bride’s name was Emily and her wedding, according to the sign in the lobby, was scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, on the veranda of the beach-front hotel where we were staying.

    Barry and I had gone to the beach for a long weekend before his open-heart surgery on the 29th.

    The weather had been Chamber of Commerce perfect -- until Saturday morning. On Saturday the sky stayed gray and it rained off and on, mostly on, all day. 

  • It has been a wonderful two weeks for the world as the Summer Olympics have been on but what is really impressive is the 1,000 Gold Medals won by USA in Olympic history. 

    I have enjoyed most of the sports and have cheered on the Red, White and Blue whenever I watched. I am very proud to be an American and on top of that a Christian American.

  • Harrison County

    SUNDAY SCHOOL CONVOCATION

    Harrison County Sunday School Convocation will be held Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. at Oddville United Methodist Church, Oddville, Ky. Refreshments to follow. Amanda from Ky. Home for Child and Youth will deliver update.

    All Harrison County United Methodist churches are requested to take up a special offering and brought to the convocation service to include their dues. These two amounts are to be placed in envelope with their totals on the outside of envelope.

  • THURSDAY, Aug. 25 

    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be The Outsider by Ann Gabhart.  Copies of the book can be picked up at the circulation desk.

    The Harrison County Historical Society will meet on Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. at Hospice of the Bluegrass, 1317 US Hwy. 62 E. John Harrod will play several vintage fiddles and old time music.