Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Jolie Marie Julia Armand, Jan. 10, daughter of Shelly Armand; Hadlee Raye Crump, Jan. 10, daughter of Kevin Thomas and Heather Raye Crump; Brendan Isaak Dahmer, Dec. 5, son of Shayne and Traci Dahmer; Nivea Pearl Palmer, Jan. 9, daughter of Diana and Jeremiah Palmer; Garrett Emery Wilson, Oct. 17, son of Doug and Rachel Wilson.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Aug. 8, 1867 -- “Robert T. Rankin, express agent at this place, has furnished himself with a new express wagon with a cover to it. It reminds us much of an ambulance.”
    * Cynthiana Democrat, June 30, 1938 -- “Workmen began razing the buildings at the corner of Walnut and Bridge Street, known for many years as Cox’s Corner. The lot formerly belonged to Daniel Durbin and had been used as a restaurant and barber shop since way back when. The new building will be leased by Gulf Oil and Refining Company for a filling station.”

  • Warm fire or smoky chimney

    The fire season has finally started -- in the fireplace, that is.  
    Early winter was so mild I wasn’t sure if we would be in need of some extra warmth.  Recent frigid temperatures changed all that and we have the wood stacked and sorted for easy access as we lay a fire for the evening. However, not all wood is created equal if you plan to use it for warmth in the fireplace.
    Since I have perfected my wood-splitting technique, I have come to understand different species of wood and their burning potential.  

  • Omega members plan couple’s Valentine dinner, girls day out

    Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority celebrated Christmas with a catered dinner at the home of Cheryl Case on Monday, Dec. 7.  Twelve members were present, as it was announced that if absent, their Christmas gift may be opened. It has happened in the past.

  • School Menus

    Jan. 25-29
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Choice of: Mini Eggo waffles or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Nutrigran Bar with yogurt or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Pancake sausage or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Honor Roll

    The Southside Elementary Honor Roll for the second nine weeks includes:
    Fourth Grade
    Harlie Abner, *Shantin Aguilar, *Taylor Bailey, *Anneka Blankenship, *Shannon Bostic, Abby Bruin, *Sara E. Carr, Kathern Coy, Justin Craycraft, Kaydon Custard,     *Brendan Dahmer, *Logan Denniston, Ezra Fogle, Samantha Furnish, *Karlie Gatrost, Timothy Harney, *Marlee Harris, Alexander Hensley;

  • Honor Roll

    The Northside Elementary Honor Roll for the second nine weeks includes:
    Lawson Allison, Lequlia Bandy, Jayden Beamon, *Lindsey Bennett, *Riley Bihl, Daniel Bowlin, Delaney Burrier, Betty Cain, Madie Carson, Ella  Cash, *James Chipman, *Catherine Christopher, Iziah Cole, Alexis Conaway, Laci Davis, Whitney Dunaway, Madison Eden, Kyle England, Levi England, Cody Fitzgerald, Cole Fizette;

  • Kentucky Music Educator’s 7th District Honors Band
  • Academic briefs

    Elizabeth J. McGuire of Cynthiana, KY, was named to the fall 2015 dean’s list at Samford University.
    Samford releases dean’s lists after the close of the fall and spring semesters each academic year. To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 while attempting at least 12 credit hours of coursework.


  • Crossword Puzzle Solution