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Today's News

  • Breds, Fillies compete at AA State meet last week

    The Harrison County Thorobreds and Fillies track teams continued a trend that their coaches have seen all season… Lots of good performances, but few great performances. Neither team was able to score a point at the Class AA State Track and Field Championships at the University of Louisville on Friday.

    The Thorobreds had eight athletes advance to the state meet and competed in eight events, while the Fillies had four competitors in four events.

  • Marriage Licenses

    MARRIAGE LICENSES

    Pamela Sosbe Ritchie, 57, and John Lawrence Sullivan Jr., 66, married April 17, 2009.

    Mary Catherine Lively, 39, and Robert Stanley Lenz, 37, married April 16, 2009.

    Ellen Nicole Arnold, 24, and Trinity Allen Hollar, 33, married April 18, 2009.

    Lisa Jo Fryman, 38, and William Howard Ritchie, 35, married April 4, 2009.

    Amanda Louise Simmons, 22, and Charles Lee Hardbarger IV, 26, married May 1, 2009.

    Bettie Jo Ashton, 51, and Larry Wayne Lemons, 59, married May 8, 2009.

  • School Menus

    June 1-5

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Eggs, bacon, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Biscuits, chicken, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.

  • Weekend brings 6th Home and Garden Show

    This weekend promises to be a busy one in Cynthiana. The Home and Garden Show is one of the many events that will be drawing guests to the area.

    The sixth annual Home and Garden Show will be at a new location this year... The Burley Co-op Marketing Center on U.S. 27 North.

    “We’re really excited about the location and the opportunities it provides to our vendors,” said Trish Jenkins, Cynthiana Democrat and Harrison Shopper advertising manager.

  • Ashton Edward Allen Durbin

    Ashton Edward Allen Durbin

    Ashton Edward Allen Durbin was born to Crystal Kelly and Edward Durbin III of Cynthiana on April 29, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs. 8 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Bobby Kelly and Debbie Kelly of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Jean and Frank Fitch and Janie and Jay Craig.

    Paternal grandparents are Susan and Edward Durbin Jr. of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Jean and Ethel Sparks and Ed and Sally Durbin.

  • Community Calendar

    FRIDAY, May 29

    Harrison County Extension Homemakers Trip. Boggstown Cabaret, Indiana, Friday, May 29. Still taking applications. Mail trip reservations to Paulette Jones, 1925 Upper Curry Rd., Cynthiana, Ky. 41031. For more information call 859-234-4666. Cost is $59.

    Story Hour. Friday, May 29 from 4:30-5 p.m. for ages 2-5 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

    SATURDAY, May 30

  • Church Briefs

    RADIO MINISTRY

    “The Hour of Power” Radio Ministry, aired weekly on Saturday mornings on 90.7 FM (The Wind), at 10-11 a.m.

    The Rev. Don Fryman will bring a message each week along with special music by various singers across Harrison County and surrounding counties.

    RUDDLES MILLS

    CHRISTIAN

    Family Vacation Bible School will be held June 12-14 at Ruddles Mills Christian Church. Bring the entire family to the the ancient city of Rome and see what it was like to live in Rome during Bible times.

  • Young Eagles free flights Saturday

    The Young Eagles program will host its 10th annual free flights event this Saturday at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport.

    “It’s just a lot of fun for us and the kids too,” said Bobby Craft, president of the local airport board. “It’s a chance for kids to get up in the air and see what it looks like... maybe even spark an interest in flying.”

    Beginning at 10 a.m., children ages seven to 17 will be given free airplane rides by local pilots.

    Craft said 198 kids received airplane rides last year.

  • Academic Briefs

    AMMERMAN, SANDERS

    The University of the Cumberlands Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs is pleased to announce that Rachel Ammerman and Beau Sanders from Cynthiana have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2009 semester.

    Full-time students who have obtained a cumulative scholastic standing of 3.5 and have no grade of “I” are eligible for the dean’s list.

    BARNES

  • Board praises Dotson’s first year as Harrison County superintendent

    The Harrison County Board of Education released the results of its annual superintendent evaluation this week.

    Taken individually by school board members and then compiled, the results rate Harrison County Superintendent Andy Dotson’s ability to meet the goals set by the board at the beginning of the school year.

    “The board is thrilled with the work Mr. Dotson has done,” said Chairman Ed Taylor. “The board is ecstatic with the progress he’s made.”