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Today's News

  • Sports beat

    Upward Soccer registrations
    Registration is currently being accepted for Upward Soccer. Forms can be picked up, mailed in, or dropped off at Connersville Christian Church, Monday-Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Evaluations will be held Saturday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesday, June 23 from 6-8 p.m.; and Thursday, June 25 from 6-8 p.m.
    For more information contact Kurt Thompson at 234-8892.

    Breds’ Stroub is second-team All State, Fryman is honorable mention

  • Fillies Soccer Camp
  • Score 'N' More
  • People & Partners, Celebrating Extension event is July 2

    Over the last several years we have held an Extension Leadership Event in March.  Our county planning group decided to change the date.  So, the date for the ELE event entitled People & Partners, Celebrating Extension will be held on Thursday, July 2 at the Big Barn at the Harrison County Fairgrounds.
    At this event, you will receive a great meal and a short program. The program will include our guest speaker, Warren Beeler, from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, and award some of our outstanding leaders.

  • USDA opens enrollment period for ARC and PLC programs

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announces that eligible producers may now formally enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for 2014 and 2015. The enrollment period begins June 17, 2015, and will end Sept. 30, 2015.

  • Harrison County Search and Rescue
  • Community Calendar 6-18-15

    THURSDAY, June 18
    Comic Writing for Teens. June 18 at 2 p.m. (grades 6th-12th). Register by calling the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library at 234-4881.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, June 18 at Adult Center at 10:30 a.m.

    FRIDAY, June 19

  • Cynthiana High School reunion to offer a walk down Memory Lane

    Cynthiana High School reunion activities planned for the weekend of June 26-27 promise a walk down Memory Lane; both figuratively and literally.
    Maximize each reunion’s offering with the following itinerary:
    Friday night dinner at Biancke’s kicks off the reuniting of anyone who wishes to join.
    Saturday morning, take a stroll up Main Street. The first store front decorated in Uniques where three commemorative boards are on display. The exhibit depicts life during the 1950s as experienced by the honored 60-year class.

  • No primaries would be better for Cynthiana

    The city of Owensboro is on to something.
    For years I have pondered the need for primary elections in non-partisan races. Particularly those for Cynthiana and Berry commission races.
    As it stands now, the mayor and commissioners are in a constant state of campaigning if there are enough candidates who have filed.
    If more than eight people file for the city commission seats, they have to run in a May primary to narrow the field to eight. Then in November, they run again in the general election to get the four officials.

  • Faith in Jesus, not perfection, leads to God

    The word translated “gospel” in our English Bibles is simply the Greek word for “good news.”
    Martin Luther, the great protestant reformer, struggled for a long time to see it as “good news.” When he was a young man near the age of 21, he was caught in a thunderstorm in which a bolt of lightning hit the ground near him.
    Fearing for his life, he cried out to a saint and vowed to become a monk and follow the Lord if his life was spared.