Today's Features

  • Cynthiana Baptist Church Celebrates its 150th Anniversary

    Cynthiana Baptist Church was formed on Saturday, July 13, 1867, with the help of pastors and elders from churches in surrounding counties and where 12 people presented themselves for membership.
    Articles of faith and a church covenant were approved as well as a name for the church adopted.

  • The elderly man sat down beside me at the mall as he broke out in tears. I softly asked, “Are you okay? May I help you somehow?” He replied, “I am fine. My wife died five years ago and one of those ladies I just passed is wearing her perfume.”
    It only takes one moment to smell a fond scent, or hear a fond sound. Within that moment we experience an avalanche of memories and emotions.
    The Apostle Peter had such a moment at the hand of Jesus, the master psychotherapist.

  • I’ve lived in Florida long enough to know that sometimes we have drought conditions and sometimes the water in the rivers and lakes gets so high it overflows.
    About five years ago, this area of Florida was bone dry. It was so dry that a local man who lived on a canal -- “waterfront property” -- converted the dried-out canal off his boat dock into a golf course, complete with putting green, fairway and a tall grass hazard.

  • THURSDAY, July 6
    Scrapbooking for Adults. Thursday, July 6 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.Please pre-register.
    Teen Program (6th-12th).Thursday, July 6 at 2 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Keep One/Donate One- Make Dog and Cat Toys to donate to the local animal shelter.

    FRIDAY, July 7
    Adult Reading Reviews. Friday, July 7 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Turn in reviews to earn free books and a chance at various gift cards.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Daniel James Bowlin, April 20, son of Chris and Sara Bowlin; Adam Burke Davisson, April 13, son of Eric and Susan Davisson; Bayleigh Katherine Hopkins, May 21, daughter of Billy and Tammy Hopkins; Roger Alexander Love, April 8, son of Cathy and Lonnie Love; Garrett Marshall Price, May 25, son of Eileen and Heath Price.
    Landmark Stone, located on Safety Way, has seen major growth and is expanding. A new warehouse is under construction behind the factory.

  • The Harrison County Board of Education is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.
    Meals will be provided, at a first come, first serve basis, at the following sites through Aug. 4, Monday through Friday from 12-12:30 p.m. each day.
    River Road Ball Park; Berry City Park; Hillside Apartments; Harrison Estates, 1175 Wornall Lane.

    The Richardson, Franklin and Ritchie reunion will be held Saturday, July 8, 2017, at the Richardson home place on Peak Lane.
    Meat and utensils furnished, bring covered dish and drink. Lunch served at 12. For information call 859-954-8337 or 859-298-2001.

  • HCHS CLASS OF 1967
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1967 will hold their 50th class reunion on Aug. 19 from 6-11 p.m. at The Hilton Garden Inn in Georgetown, Ky.
    Tickets are $45 per person. Deadline for ticket payment is June 30. Make checks to HC Class of 1967, in care of Wanda Gaunce, 436 Colony Drive, Cynthiana, KY 41031.

  • HCHS CLASS OF 1972
    The Harrison County Class of 1972 will hold its 45-year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Ashford Acres Inn, 1801 KY 36 East,  Cynthiana. The cost is $25 per person with an Aug. 1 deadline to pay. No money will be accepted at the door. There will be no refunds after Aug. 10. Payment may be sent to JoLynn Perraut, 2975 New Lair Road, Cynthiana 41031 or dropped off to Becky Paynter at the old courthouse on Main Street.

  • Charles M. ‘Doc’ Swinford and Donna Burton Swinford will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 5, 2017.
    They have five children: Greg (Marilyn) Swinford, Steve (Regina) Swinford, Allen Moody (Tammy) Swinford, Kevin (Tina) Sullivan and Heather Swinford (Jimmy) Morris. They also have eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
    They were married on July 5, 1967. The ceremony was performed by Pastor Merle Farnsworth at the home of Donna’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Burton Sr. of Lawrenceburg, Ky.