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Today's News

  • Church News

    CITY ON A HILL
    City on a Hill evening services are held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.; Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. and at 6 p.m.
    Services are held at the Center at 201 N. Second St., Berry, Ky.
    For more information call 859-954-1573 or 859-954-0579.

    WEAR RED
    TO CHURCH DAY
    Sunday, Feb. 12 is Wear Red to Church Day.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    HARRISON FAMILY COURT
    Judge Heather Fryman
    presiding Jan. 4, 2017
    CIVIL CASES
    Arlas J. Miller vs. Ada Lou Miller, domestic: testimony taken, marriage is irretrievably broken, closed - remand.
    J.W. Philpot vs. Samantha Ariel Mitchell, motion hour; parties request to pass, re-docket if needed.
    Donald Thomas Ware vs. Polly Charles Ware, motion hour; motion to withdraw granted.
    Monique Rachel Watts vs. Timothy Ray Watts, review; motion denied.
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

  • Is Your Bible Falling Apart?

    Stephen Covey asked the question, “What one thing could you do, that if you did it well and did it consistently would greatly benefit your personal life and your professional life?” Many, many people have responded with, “Read my Bible.”  
    Martin Luther read the Bible, especially the book of Romans until it exploded within him. He is credited with being one of the key players that started the Protestant Reformation that lasted for many years.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY
    SHERIFF’S REPORT
    Citations
    Dec. 27--Dep. Steve McCauley served an arrest warrant to Addison W. Ogden from Harrison District Court for Drug Court violations.
    Jan. 4--Dep. Robert Peak served a bench warrant from Boone County District Court to Leslie F. Wells, Falmouth, for flagrant non-support.
    Jan. 1--Dep. Matt Royse cited Austin C. Wade for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, second offence; no registration plates; no registration receipt; failure to produce insurance card.

  • Stroub-Sifford exchange vows

    The marriage of April Denise Stroub, daughter of Carolyn Perkins and the late Robert Perkins, to Bryan Thomas Sifford, son of Mark and Mary Ann Sifford took place Dec. 3, 2016 at Oasis in Paris.
    Sammy Harris, senior minister at Leesburg Christian Church officiated. Jordin Tolle, soloist and Shane Mattox as the DJ, provided music.

  • Grace Notes

    For Christmas I gave my husband Psalm 91.
    Not all of it, just the first two verses:
    “Whoever dwells in the shelter of the most high will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress, my God in whom I trust.”
    I found an artist on the Etsy website who hand paints scripture verses, white lettering on rustic gray paper.

  • Museum Musings

    * Happy New Year to all! The staff of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, the Rohs Theatre on Walnut Street, encourage you to visit - Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    * Cynthiana News, March 15, 1866 -- “The Cynthiana News office will be found hereafter on Pleasant Street, No. 32, between Veach’s Livery Stable and Dr. Beale’s residence.”

  • Eliana Elizabeth Torres

    Eliana Elizabeth Torres
    Eliana Elizabeth Torres was born to Juan and Kelsey Torres of Swansboro, N.C. on Nov. 23, 2016.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 10 oz., and is welcomed by her brother, Paulo Alexander.
    Maternal grandparents are Donnie and Tracye Young of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Ervin (Slick) Garrison and the late Nancy Garrison and the late Kenny and Peggy Young.
    Paternal grandparents are Guillermo and Trinidad Torres of Sparta, N.C.; paternal great-grandparents are Adolfo and Maria Madrigal and Jesus and Trinidad Torres.

  • Winter gardening restores

    There is something about working in the garden on a sunny winter day: It clears debris from both the perennial bed and the gardener’s head.   
    There is clarity to the winter landscape that is quite different than any other season.  On a clear day, the sky is a true blue, you can see all the birds flitting about the leafless trees.  

  • Thankful for beautiful violets

    If one of our readers knows why African Violets choose to bloom, full gorgeous blooms in the dead of winter, please share the reason with us.
    For whatever reason, every year around the middle of a cold and disagreeable January, my violets perk themselves up and produce marvelous, vivid flower stems.
    This afternoon, I even noticed that my two shamefully ignored violets out here in the patio enclosure were giving off beautiful color.