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Today's News

  • Viewpoint

    My, how times have changed. Sometimes not for the better.
    I’m sitting here in the office, finishing up this column for the newspaper, wondering why there wasn’t school today in Harrison County and a dozen or so other counties in the region.
    I can’t speak to the other counties, but as for us, it doesn’t seem like the roads are too bad at all.
    I can only attribute our school closing to another weather forecast that didn’t quite live up to its expectations of impending disaster.

  • Hiang The’ booksigning Feb. 17 in Cynthiana

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    No stranger to those involved in the world of Central Kentucky martial arts, Master Hiang The’  (pronounced Chung Tay) has been involved in teaching his brand of the Central Shaolin Martial Arts System for 39 years in the United States, but has been studying the martial arts since he was 8.

  • Church News

    CITY ON A HILL
    Just a reminder that City on a Hill Church is no longer meeting at the old Berry Lumber Co. Building. We are now holding services every Sunday in the Community room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
    Connect time is 9-9:45 a.m. for some recreation and Bible Study for our youth with the youth Pastor. Adults will also meet for fellowship in the community room at these times. Service will begin at 10 a.m. with live worship. Come as you are and worship with us.

  • National School Choice Week
  • Grace Notes

    These past few weeks, my husband and I have been doing a whole lot of nothing.
    We both had a mini version of the flu around New Year’s, and his hung on for the rest of the month. So, we mostly spent time at home doing a whole lot of nothing, which turned out to be something.
    One day we hosed off the back porch. One day my husband cleaned the kitchen.
    We sat in the living room -- a lot. We watched back-to-back-to-back reruns of “Law and Order,” the regular version as well as SVU and Criminal Intent.
    We know law and we know order.

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, Feb. 8
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Feb. 8  at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
    Valentine’s Craft Program for Adults. Thursday, Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Call the public library at 859-234-4881 to register to paint and decorate a ceramic heart candy dish. All supplies provided. Library programs are free.

  • Catholic Schools Week
  • Late February ideal for pruning

    In a fit of gratitude, I made a list of the things I loved about my life the other day. I managed eight solid things, none were frivolous; and one prompted the whole exercise:  I love warm February days.  
    This beautiful February day set into motion a very productive weekend. It felt so good to get some good old-fashioned garden clean up done with my husband by my side and the sheep grazing freely about.
    It makes you feel optimistic about the rest of your life.

  • School Menus

    Feb. 12-16
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Cinnamon toast or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Biscuit and gravy or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Dunkin sticks or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Sausage pancake wrap or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Mini cinnis or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Chung Yen Martial Arts