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Today's Features

  • Here’s a question for you: What is God like? From your gut, how would you characterize him?
    A number of years ago, Baylor University conducted a survey, asking people to choose words that described how they characterized God and his level of anger and also their perceived level of his involvement in the world.
    The researchers concluded that Americans viewed God in four distinct ways:

  • THURSDAY, March 30
    Navigate Your Health Care. Thursday, March 30 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Learn how to navigate your health care through Bluegrass Care Navigators - Kelly Kendall will host this program. Pre-registration is not required.

    MONDAY, April 3
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, April 3 at Harrison County Adult Center at 10:30 a.m.; Hillside Apartments, 3:30 p.m.

    TUESDAY, April 4

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Jonus Levi Palmer, Feb. 6, son of David M. and Laira Palmer; Jayden Dawn Roach, March 4, daughter of Steven and Rebecca Roach.
    The Lions Club Charity Auction hits the airwaves for its 50th year.
    The Harrison County Middle School sixth, seventh and eighth grade bands earn Distinguished Ratings at the District 7 Middle School Band Assessment inn Lexington. The bands are under the direction of Laura Gregg.

  • Omega sorority met at the home of Patsy Barnett on March 6.
    Cheryl Case, president, had members answer the question “what is the state of your yard?” to roll call. Answers varied, from patches of brown, neighbors leaves, flowers coming up, and generally the end of winter condition.  A lot of cleaning up needs to be done.

  • Amber Faye Basham, 21, and Mason Kent Hutchison, 25, married March 3, 2017.
    Jessica Anne Fincham, 42, and Christopher Michael Riddle, 30, married March 11, 2017.
    Stephanie Rose Fore, 36, and Jorge Chale Goldschmied, 27, married March 1, 2017.
    Jessica Nicole Morgan Turner, 28, and Jonathan Eugene Brooks, 34, married March 12, 2017.

  • Curry Homemakers was formed in 1947 by a couple of ladies by the name of Vannie L. Harrison and Ada Ray Ecklar. The Harrison County Extension Homemakers Association was formed in 1946, so Curry was one of the first clubs organized in Harrison County. Curry Homemaker Club is just one of the 13 individual clubs in the county, plus two specialty clubs for quilting and gardening.

  • I do not worry about any perfection in our “lawn” around the house. It largely blends in to the pastures we graze sheep and poultry. However, we do need to spot seed from time to time to recover heavy use areas and round bale feeders.

  • Rick Fryman, Exalted Ruler, Cynthiana Elk’s, awarded the Citizen of the Year award to Tomi Jean Clifford for her outstanding work with the community through the Cynthiana Chamber of Commerce at the March 16 Elk’s meeting.

  • * John Updike -- “March - The sun is nervous as a kite that can’t quite keep its own string tight. Some days are fair, and some are raw. The timid earth decides to thaw...The mud smells happy on our shoes. We still wear mittens, which we lose.”

  • The Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR met at the home of Jane Whitehead on March 11.
    Acting Regent Whitehead welcomed members and guest,Sharon Withers. The “DAR Ritual,” “The Pledge of Allegiance,” 1’The American’s Creed,” “The Preamble to the Constitution,” and the “Daughter’s Pledge,” were recited,followed by the singing of the “Star Spangled Banner.”