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Today's Features

  • There are certain trees that consistently remain my favorites.  When I think about their common characteristics, one thing stands out: the bark.  Interesting bark is always there, whether the tree is leafing out, blooming, or showing dramatic fall color.  Bark remains constant whether the tree is good, bad, pretty or ugly.

  • * Log Cabin, Aug. 31, 1906 -- “Wanted sewing girls. Must furnish references as to character. Apply at the factory or address Cynthiana Overall Company, Pike Street.”
    * Cynthiana Democrat, Dec. 16, 1920 -- “The Knickerbocker Manufacturing Co. located in the Poindexter building on Pike Street across the railroad is producing women’s blouses with sailor collars and matching bloomers.” (Amelia Bloomer, 1894)

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Kenneth Wesley Herrington Junior, Oct. 30, son of Kenneth W. Herrington and Betty Gene Pruitt.
    Harrison County High School principal Robert Barr will not return due to medical reasons. He will be retiring Dec. 31.
    Cynthiana City Commissioners and Mayor snubbed Sunday liquor sales.
    Harrison County High School Marching Thorobreds are 4A quarterfinal champs.

  • The Barlow Homemakers met in October for their annual costume party meeting. Hostess Judy Pierce served a soup supper. The eight costumed characters and two guests led the way to a fun evening.
    Lona Mullins, vice president, called the meeting to order. In the business meeting, members voted to donate to ovarian cancer research, Coins for Change and Neediest Kids of All.

  • Harrison County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Janelle Gardner-Cox announces that producers who file accurate and timely reports for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage can prevent the potential loss of FSA program benefits. Please pay close attention to the acreage reporting dates below for 2017.
    “In order to comply with FSA program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit the Harrison County FSA office to file an accurate crop certification report by the applicable deadline,” said Gardner- Cox.

  • CALVARY ASSEMBLY OF GOD
    Calvary Assembly of God will be giving away free gently used winter coats of all sizes, blankets, gloves and scarves on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. to noon.
    The church is located at 325 Webster Ave. (across from the high school).

    CITY ON A HILL
    City on a Hill evening services are held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.; Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. and at 6 p.m.
    Services are held at the Center at 201 N. Second St., Berry, Ky.
    For more information call 859-954-1573 or 859-954-0579.

  • What excitement there must have been in Israel when they finally got the King they wanted. Now they were like every other nation around … they had a leader.  
    And a great leader he was going to be.  
    He was a head taller than everyone else, an impressive man to lead them into the future.  
    It must have been a day of great hope and excitement.  And the great thing was, he was chosen by God through their greatest priest/prophet/judge … Samuel himself.  

  • By the time I left the newsroom I was ready to rip out my hair or stick a hot poker in my ears.
    All day the noise and commotion drove me to distraction -- and it had been a fairly quiet day. I was alone in the pod I share with two other reporters and my phone only rang once.
    You would think the quiet would be conducive to a productive day, but I could barely put two sentences together because of the noise and commotion coming from within, my whirlwind thoughts stirring up fears and anxieties I thought I had put to rest.

  • THURSDAY, Nov. 3
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, Nov. 3 at Grand Haven at 10:30 a.m.
    American Girl Activity Club. Thursday, Nov. 3 at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will be discussing Caroline from 1812. For youth in kindergarten through 6th. Pre-registration is appreciated and encouraged.

    FRIDAY, Nov. 4