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Today's News

  • 2016 Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport Wings and Wheels Event

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport began its summer activities with the Wings and Wheels event held Saturday, April 16. Wings and Wheels is a day for the community to get up close and personal with airplanes, classic cars, antique tractors and motorcycles.
    The next event is planned for May 14, and will host its Silver Eagles day. Anyone over the age of 60 will be invited to come to the airport for free airplane rides.

  • Troop 76
  • Environmental stewardship, on-farm improvement incentives among agricultural investments approved

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approves $255,208 for agricultural diversification and rural development programs across the Commonwealth during its April board meeting.
    Deceased Farm Animal Removal Program
    The Deceased Farm Animal Removal Program serves as a measure to facilitate the coordination of environmentally sound and cost effective disposal of deceased livestock for Kentucky producers. Two Deceased Farm Animal Removal Programs totaling ($15,000) were approved by the board for Harrison ($7,500) and Henry ($7,500) counties.

  • Bour-Bon announces live music line-up

    Bour-Bon has an impressive line-up of live music. From country to jazz. Bour-Bon is a unique music venue located on Main Street in Paris, Ky. Just minutes from downtown Lexington, and is emerging as a popular spot for the latest in rising artists.
    To kick-off April, Alicia Helm McCorvey and Friends – five-piece jazz band - play Saturday, April 23.
    Wonky Tonk takes the stage on Friday, April 29 - 2016 Cincinnati’s Entertainment Award (CEA) Nominee for Best Singer/Songwriter, Best Country Act, and Best Music Video.

  • Cynthiana Chapter DAR to meet June 4 at Duncan Tavern

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library on April 9.
    Regent Gail Kesterson called the meeting to order. We were honored to have the Jemima Johnson Chapter as our guest.
    The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance, The American’s Creed, and the Preamble to the Constitution were recited, followed by the singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    Kesterson introduced Professor Chris Browning, who gave an interesting presentation about Margaret Kemble Gage, a little known figure in the American Revolutionary War.

  • Harrison County Garden Club
  • Camden Ray Spencer

    Camden Ray Spencer was born to Amanda and Jonathan Spencer of Paris, Ky., on April 3, 2016, at the University of Kentucky Hospital.
    He weighed 6 lbs. 5 oz., and is welcomed by his sisters Kailey Spencer and Lindsey Gayle.
    Maternal grandparents are Phyllis Feeback and Ann Slade of Cynthiana and Jr. and Mary Nichols of Berry, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Marshall and Dottie Nichols and the late George and Edna Feeback.

  • Mulch matters

    Mulch has become a landscape staple, almost to a fault when it is over applied, smothering roots and girdling trunks.  When done properly is can help to suppress weeds, retain moisture and moderate temperature.  These things can be achieved using a variety of materials but which type of mulch suits your needs best?

  • Museum Musings
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: William Aidan Caswell, April 6, son of Martha Caswell Lizer.
    Brian and Michelle Hassall get first look at March 9-16 happenings with the makeover of their new home. The family of four spent a week in Orlando, Fla. while the crews demolished and rebuilt their Harrison County home.
    Grand opening and tour for the renovated old jail will be held next week. A grant provided $75,000 in funding for the renovation.
    Something Simple, 129 E. Pike St., is now open for business.