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Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Elijah Luke Doyle, Sept. 29, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Robbie) Doyle; Harrison Clay Hatter, Nov. 24, son of Harland and Jenny Lynn Hatter; Maurice Ray Perkins III, Oct. 13, son of Stacey Slade and Maurice Perkins; John Carlyle Whalen, Oct. 8, son of John and Kelly Whalen.
    WCYN-AM radio and Rohs Opera House will present the Beatles tribute band Eight Days A Week for a one-night show at the theatre.

  • Christmas tree lighting on Friday night, Dec. 1

         This holiday season, I am thankful for my community. Thankful for all the support that has been given to me this year, for all the support of the Cynthiana Main Street Program.
         Our community is making a comeback and for that I am thankful!
    There has been a sense of community this year.
         Many events have been successful, many families have been downtown together. Our community has started many traditions.

  • Museum Musings

    * Truly, this is a season of thanks, veterans appreciation, harvest, remembrance, patriotism, heritage, gratitude - but not just for this season - but gratitude on each and every day - always a season of thanks.
    * Terri Guillemets -- “As each day comes to us refreshed and anew, so does my gratitude renew itself daily. The breaking of the sun over the horizon is my grateful heart dawning upon a blessed world.”
    * A visit to the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, the old Rohs Theatre building on Walnut Street, surely will enhance your gratitude.

  • Live or fresh cut tree?

    So which type of tree reflects your holiday-style?  Do you get a fresh-cut, artificial or balled-and-burlapped?  Or do you just go out-of-town and let someone else do the decorating?  
    All are certainly acceptable but there are different rules that apply to each. Obviously, the artificial ilk has few restrictions but there are some things to remember if you get a fresh-cut or balled-and-burlapped tree for planting after the holidays.  

  • HMH food pantry donation
  • Viewpoint

    I attended a Lion’s Club meeting on Tuesday at noon and interviewed Shon Walker that evening. Those two events made me realize something that is probably true for most of us.
    Our middle school and high school years probably were the best years of our lives.
    At least, those are the years that are most nostalgic for us and created memories that have endured for a lifetime.

  • Hot Cranberry-Apple Cider

    Prep 10 min     Total 25 min     Servings 12

    Ingredients
    2 quarts apple cider
    1 1/2 quarts cranberry juice (not cocktail, no sugar added)
    1/4 cup packed brown sugar
    4 sticks cinnamon
    1 1/2 teaspoons whole cloves
    Spiced rum or cinnamon schnapps, if desired
    1 orange, thinly sliced

    Steps
    • In 4-quart saucepan, mix all ingredients. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 15 minutes. Strain.

  • 3M Donation
  • Swearing-in ceremony
  • Christmas parade to be held Dec. 8

    The annual Cynthiana Christmas Parade will meander through the streets of the Maiden City, beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 8.
    Sponsored by the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce and Cynthiana Main Street, this year’s parade will feature a variety of floats, classic cars, tractors, the award-winning HCHS marching band and, of course, a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.
    The grand marshal for this year’s parade will be former HCHS football standout Teddy Taylor.