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Today's Features

  • BOURBON COUNTY
    CLASS OF 1976
    The 1976 graduating class of Bourbon County High School will be held Saturday, Oct. 29 from 6-11 p.m.,  upstairs in the Thyme Cafe annex, across the street from the cafe, at 500 Main St., Paris, Ky.

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    By Don Powell, Gideon’s

    Did you know that your body is the temple of God, and the Spirit of God dwells in you?  
    Did you know that Jesus loves you and wants only the best things in this life for you?  
    Did you know that God wants you to keep his temple clean and in good shape?  

  • Every few years I go home.
    Although home for me for the past 25 years has been here in Florida, “home” home is Southern California. My DNA is a combination Valley Girl and the OC.
    Last week I went home to attend my only, and therefore by default, favorite sister’s 40th wedding anniversary party.
    I missed her wedding 40 years ago when I was living in Maine and very, very pregnant with my daughter Alison, who also flew out to California from her home in Maryland, along with my favorite only granddaughter, Caroline.

  • 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).

    CENTRAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH
    Central Christian Church, located at Second Street and Riggs Avenue, Cynthiana, will have its Fall Festival fun on Monday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m.

  • The Harrison County High School AFJROTC unit held a Bataan Death March Memorial Hike to honor the sacrifices of thousands of soldiers from WWII.
    The 14-mile hike - seven miles on Saturday, Oct. 1, and seven miles on Sunday, Oct. 2 - at Veterans’ Park honored the sacrifice of the thousands of American and Filipino servicemen who died as a result of the Bataan Death March.  This event happened in April 1942, when Japanese forces marched 75,000 captured U.S. and Filipino soldiers 65 miles from the Bataan Peninsula to San Fernando in the Philippines.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Brooklyn Shea Gibson, Sept. 14, daughter of Matthew and Autumn Sadler Gibson; Madison Leigh Giles, July 31, daughter of Ronnie Giles II “RJ” and Lori Giles.
    Judy Construction is working on the form that is part of the bridge construction underway at the Oddville Avenue recreation park. The $253,000 project should take about a month to complete.

  • BOURBON COUNTY
    CLASS OF 1976
    The 1976 graduating class of Bourbon County High School has set Saturday, Oct. 29 from 6-11 p.m., as the date for their 40th class reunion.
    It will  be held upstairs in the Thyme Cafe annex, across the street from the cafe, at 500 Main St., Paris, Ky.
    A social hour  will  be from 6-7 p.m. and a catered buffet will  be served at 7 p.m. A cash bar will  also be available.

  • Kyiara Rayne Thompson was born to Dana Underwood and Ranoni Thompson of Cynthiana on Oct. 10, 2016 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 5 lbs. 9 oz., and is welcomed by her brothers Quinton and Declyn, and sisters Aleyah, Madison and Jordyn.
    Maternal grandparents are Bryon and Susan Perrin of Cynthiana and Michael Beagle of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Everett and Patsy Switzer, Melvin Howard, and the late Berttie Switzer, Priscilla Howard and Clay Beagle.

  • * Log Cabin, Aug. 18, 1933 (Great Depression) -- “The County Relief Committee is issuing an appeal for contributions of empty jars and cans to be used for putting up fruits and vegetables to be distributed this winter through the relief office.”
    * Cynthiana Democrat, Oct. 23, 1922 -- “Piggly Wiggly Store to open in Cynthiana on Pike Street in the building now occupied by Shirley L. Frisbie.” (on north side of Pike Street, the first building east of the red sandstone. Turnstiles were used to enter and exit the storeroom area.)