Today's Features

  • On Monday, Jan. 26 the Harrison County Extension Office will begin two weeks of educational meetings about growing vegetables in Harrison County. Dr. John Strang, Vegetable and Fruit Specialist from the University of Kentucky, will visit to discuss vegetable and fruit production. There will also be discussions about things needed to do in preparation for this years’ production season.

  • Mitchell Lee Woods

    Mitchell Lee Woods was born to Derick and Molly Woods of Sadieville, Ky. on Oct. 1, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs.

    Maternal grandparents are Jim and Sherry Fields of Brooksville, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Winsol and Mabel Fields of Brooksville.

    Paternal grandparents are David and Pam Woods of Sadieville; paternal great-grandparents are Ruby and Thommy McNees of Cynthiana.

  • Jan. 26-30

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.



    MONDAY: Cereal, donuts, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Chicken, biscuits, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, muffins, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Waffles, bacon, syrup, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.


    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.

  • FRIDAY, Jan. 23

    Story Hour. Friday, Jan. 23 from 4:30-5 p.m. for ages 2-5 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

    MONDAY, Jan. 26

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Jan. 26 at the Community Action Center/Harrison County Adult Daycare from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

    TUESDAY, Jan. 27

  • Preston Wayne Hughes was born to Barry and Pamela (Howard) Hughes on Nov. 20, 2008 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky. He weighed 9 lbs. 10 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Sandra Howard of Paris, Ky.

    Paternal grandparents are Richard and Jane Hughes of Winchester, Ohio.

  • Daira Grace Palmer was born to David M. and Laira Palmer of Cynthiana on Nov. 10, 2008 at St. Joseph East. She weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz., and is welcomed by her brother, Jonus Levi Palmer.

    Maternal grandparents are William and Marsha Brogli of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Ray and Goldie Sowder, Aliene Whitecotton and the late William M. Brogli.

    Paternal grandparents are David K. and Janice Palmer of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. Ray Palmer, and the late Mr. and Mrs. James E. (Punk) Florence.

  • The farm looks like a storm hit recently but it’s really just my husband’s new deer deterrent technique. It seems to be working.

    In the past, we have forgone the Irish Spring soap, human hair and coyote urine for more reliable barriers.  Tomato cages, tobacco stakes, wire, spiral plastic trunk wrap, and, yes, an occasional arrangement of lawn chairs have created distance between rutting and browsing deer. 

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, June 1896 - “Regarding amusements, Cynthiana is very critical. Lectures and musical entertainments always draw large houses, but ordinary dramatic performances fare badly. Circuses, of course, are always crowded. Perhaps with a new opera house and a high class of plays the tastes of the people will be changed.”

  • Oscar Fosse Duncan was born at Wigston Royal Infirmary in Wigston, England, to Kyle and Mindy Duncan on Dec. 14, 2008. He weighed 8 lbs. 8 oz.


    Maternal grandparents are Jon and Peggy Mitchell of Midwest City, Okla.


    Paternal grandparents are Janet and Larry Duncan; paternal great-grandparents are Carl and Pat Duncan.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Brian Ross Caskey, Dec. 5, son of Kevin and Susan Whitaker Caskey.

    Harrison County Sheriff Bruce Hampton is ready to start enforcing Megan's Law. He has gone through training classes which deals solely with sex offenders and their victims. Megan's Law is the result of an incident which happened in 1995 in New Jersey. Megan's Law will let neighbors know if a previously convicted sex offender is moving next door.

    County plans to start 911 process with fee, which will appear on each customer's bill.