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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Madison Nicole Collins, Oct. 20, daughter of Davin and Leigh Ann Collins; Alyssa Jade Durbin, Oct. 24, daughter of Heather Durbin and Josh Hall; John Michael Furnish, Nov. 2, son of Amy Michelle and Michael Furnish; Katy Beth Linville, Oct. 9, daughter of Kathy and Michael Linville.

  • Last Saturday, Larry Silverman caught a catfish, which he considers a miracle, a moment of light after a year of incredible darkness.
    Larry is the pastor of New Covenant of Grace Fellowship in Inverness, FL.
    Last year, Larry had a loose tooth, and shortly after he had it pulled he was diagnosed with cancer in his mouth. As a result, he had part of his tongue removed and his jaw reconstructed using a bone and skin from his leg. He now eats through a feeding tube.

  • As I think about the times of growing up on the farm living in an old two story house that was built without or with very little, if any, insulation was a time of being thankful that God was truly watching over my family.

  • 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.
    Everyone is welcome to come and join in for a hymn sing on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. A dinner will be served after the program.
    For more information call 859-954-1573 or 859-954-0579.
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    Don’t forget to plan to join City on a Hill for its fourth annual New Year’s service.

  • THURSDAY, Dec. 1
    Warriors Program. Thursday, Dec. 1 at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Warriors Program based on the book series by Erin Hunter. Join us as we find our clan, test our knowledge and make some cool crafts from the series for 3rd through 8th grade. Pre-registration is appreciated.
    Women’s Book Group and Potluck. Thursday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, John W. McCauley, announces that the deadline to submit ballots for the 2016 County Committee Elections has been extended to ensure farmers and ranchers have sufficient time to vote. Eligible voters now have until Dec. 13, 2016 to return ballots to their local FSA offices. Producers who have not received their ballot should pick one up at their local FSA office.

  • CYNTHIANA CHRISTIAN
    Back by popular demand, the Les Jongleurs Ensemble will perform at Cynthiana Christian Church on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m.  Comprised of trained performers throughout the region, including Cynthiana native Emily Cooper Spencer, the concert will be held in the main sanctuary and is free to the public. However, a free-will offering will be taken to help underwrite concert production costs.

  • Thanksgiving is almost upon us, and if you are like the millions out there, you are scrambling to get ready for family coming over, a trip, or making plans for a meal. And if you get a moment’s pause in the midst of the frenzy to reflect on giving thanks, you might, like many others, be looking for some major or significant occurrence within the year that compels thanksgiving.

  • Editor’s note: Nancy Kennedy has been writing an annual psalm of thanksgiving since 1999 when she first started writing her column.

    Dear God,
    Here I am again, my 17th year of making public my thanks and gratitude to you for yet another year of your faithful kindness and goodness to me.
    Lord, you and I have walked together for nearly 40 years, and even when I’ve strayed from the path, you’ve never left my side or dropped hold of my hand, even for a moment.