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Today's News

  • Muntzes to observe 60th anniversary

    Donald D. and Mary Russell Muntz will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on March 20. The couple was married in New Albany, Ind. in 1954.
    The Muntz’s have five sons, Greg, Tony, Mark, Brad and Drew; and nine grandchildren, Mary Beth Hill, Brandi Marcum, Clay, Scott, Kacey, Katie, Austin, Blake and Jake Muntz; and four great-grandchildren.

  • Woman’s Club holds March luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison Country met on Friday, March 14 at the Hospice of the Bluegrass Community Room. Anna Ruth McLoney, president, welcomed members and guests then led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    Layne Tussey catered the luncheon. Lottie Barlow offered the blessing of the meal. Barlow also offered the Spiritual Values. She read a poem titled “How to be Happy.” It was an inspirational poem that reaffirms doing something for others makes a positive difference in their lives and ours as well.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Melanie Elaine Landrum, March 1, daughter of Timmy and Tammy Landrum; Hunter Kyle Smits, Feb. 8, son of David and Crystal Smits.
    The annual Cynthiana Lion’s Club Charity Auction to begin March 29.
    Rohs Opera House: Starts Friday, Hidalgo with Viggo Mortensen and Omar Sharif.
    Guardsmen working on constructing a new storage building at the armory.
    Fillies outran by the Paris Lady Hounds in 10th Region title game.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Feb. 22, 1945 -- “Articles of Incorporation of the ‘Cynthiana Publishing Company’ were filed here in the office of County Clerk Bill King last Friday and sent to the Secretary of State. It is the purpose of the corporation to take over and continue the operation of The Cynthiana Democrat and The Log Cabin, Cynthiana’s well known weekly newspapers, to do a general job printing business and to deal in stationery and office supplies.”

  • Select potato variety while waiting for soil to dry out

    Spring break from teaching at UofL falls conveniently during the week of St. Patrick’s Day, which is also my target date for planting onions and potatoes.  
    I typically manage a mid-March planting, but the condition of the soil has held me up a bit this year.
    I will not start digging until the soil dries out and is considered workable.
    While we wait for that, select potato varieties that complement the way you cook.  

  • Marriage Licenses

    Janice Ellen Thornton, 34, and Darrin O’Neal Jenkins, 42, married Feb. 14, 2014.

    Tonya Sue Creech, 43, and Alton Lincoln Chappell Jr., 40, married Feb. 14, 2014.

    Genean Ann Stevens, 46, and Warren Lee Giles, 57, married Feb. 14, 2014.

  • No school in Harrison Co. Monday, March 17

    There will be no school in Harrison County tomorrow, Monday, March 17. David Case made the announcement at 10:30 p.m. Sunday. 

  • Score 'N' More
  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. “Haste makes waste,” e.g.
    6. Helicopter landing
    9. Deadly slitherers
    13. Bad car
    14. Pub offering
    15. Do this or forever hold your peace
    16. Say pretty please
    17. Junior’s junior
    18. Down and out
    19. *Sweet number in March
    21. *Point and shooting players
    23. Coltrane’s woodwind
    24. Not in favor of
    25. Final, abbr.
    28. Essen basin
    30. Firstborn
    35. Story part
    37. Plenty
    39. 6 in 1/6