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Today's Features

  • Every once in a while, like 20 or 50 times a day, I wonder if I’ll ever get better.
    I wonder if my faith will ever grow deeper or stronger, if I’ll ever have more passion for God, more desire for holiness.
    Sometimes I think I must surely be the sorriest excuse for a Christian in the history of Christendom.
    Sometimes people ask me when my next book is coming out, and I tell them probably never. I explain that the publishing market has changed dramatically, which is true, and that people don’t buy books the way they used to, also true.

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan M. Garcia, repeated his appeal to livestock producers affected by natural disasters such as the drought in the West and the unexpected winter storm in the upper Midwest to keep thorough records. This includes livestock and feed losses, and any additional expenses that are a result of losses to purchased forage or feed stuff.

  • The USDA Farm Service Agency’s Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) provides financial assistance similar to crop insurance to eligible producers affected by natural disasters. The upcoming deadline to file an application for natural disaster protection under the NAP is March 15.

  • By Gary Carter, Co. ext. agent
    As calving time approaches the cow due to calve needs to be watched closely for any complications.

  • Greg and Diana Shirley of Cynthiana, Ky., announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Lee Shirley, to Jonathan Louis Furnish, son of Linda B. Furnish of Cynthiana and the late George Michael Furnish.

  • Jase Stephen Persinger was born to Travis and Kristi Persinger of Cynthiana on Feb. 13, 2014 at Women’s Hospital Saint Joseph East.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz., and is welcomed by his sister, Emily.
    Maternal grandparents are Steve McCauley and Faye Stephens of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandmother is Betty McCauley.
    Paternal grandparents are Steve and Linda Persinger of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandmother is Christine Coy.

  • Many of the Harrison County Extension Homemakers (HCEH) clubs have service projects during the year that support such projects as the local food pantry, clothing closet, and International projects. All clubs support the Ovarian Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky.
    The Indian Creek Homemaker Club has taken on a special project during the past two years. The Christmas Angel project in cooperation with the Harrison County Schools Community Education program has provided an opportunity for special support from the Indian Creek Club.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Ty’niah Da’Shae Perez, Feb. 6, daughter of Tracey Gross and Paul Perez; Isaiah Edward Thompson, Feb. 17, son of Ashley Soard and Derik Thompson.
    The Harrison Square branch of Fifth-Third Bank will be closing its doors. The branch will relocate to a new facility across the road on US 27 South. Construction is expected to begin in the spring of 2005. The new building will contain 4,000 square feet with a full service banking center and safety deposit boxes.

  • For many years, people in Cynthiana have enjoyed the Hospice of the Bluegrass Church on Church event. This year the Event Committee has decided to try something new and hope everyone will once again come out to have fun while supporting Hospice care in the community.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, Nov. 6, 1969 -- “Looking Back” by Mary Renaker - As we think of Cynthiana now and Cynthiana in the Twenties, we miss two of the busy centers then; the Crown Jewel and Crescent Milling Companies. The Crescent Mill was located just where Southern States stands. The Crown Jewel was back of what is now Harrison Motor. At this season of the year just after threshing time, farmers were hauling in wheat to be sold or exchanged for flour, which was made at both mills.