Today's News

  • No-till philosophy makes sense during soggy spring

    One of the most anticipated rites of spring is dusting off the tiller and heading out to the vegetable garden for a little soil play.  
    It is one of those things you can’t plan for, though.  
    It becomes a waiting game because we can’t do it if the soil is too wet; we don’t want to do it if it is too cold, and we only have the time to do it when the weekend rolls around.
    Well, what would you say if I told you that you were off the hook when it comes to spring tilling?  

  • Community Calendar 3-26-15

    THURSDAY, March 26
    Family Movie Night.
    Thursday, March 26 at 5:30 p.m. Open to all ages.  Snacks, crafts and a movie. Will be watching Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. The program will take place in the basement of the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church.
    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, March 26 at 6 p.m. The book for discussion will be Traveling with Pomegranates by Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor. The group will meet at Biancke’s.

  • Church News 3-26-15


    Central Christian Church, located at Second and Riggs, will have a Good Friday service at 9 p.m. Friday, April 3.
    On Saturday, April 4, the church will host an 11 a.m. Easter egg hunt.
    Food will be served and prizes will be given. There will be three age groups for the hunt. Children will also be able to have their photograph taken with Rabbit.
    Sunday, April 5, is Invite Friends Day. The Sunrise Service will begin at 7:30 a.m. followed by a breakfast.

  • When God is "too small"

    A few years back, I read about a woman who titles her years according to what she wanted to accomplish or see happen during the year.
    One year might be “The year of overcoming” or “Hope will see me through.”
    That one particular year was titled “Your God is too small” after a lengthy conversation she had with a friend about all the things she doubted would ever happen, from family members coming to faith in Christ to whether she would ever or could ever sell her house.

  • Daddy will carry it

    On our most recent visit to the pediatrician, we were told that my son, who is only 4 years old, is comparable in weight and height to an average 7-year-old.

  • Nothing causes more fuss than progress

    So, I was seeking out ideas for stories to write in this week’s paper last Friday evening when I turned up Pleasant Street, which, ironically, has not been at all pleasant this week to downtown drivers.
    Not only do we have the intersection of Church and Pleasant Street shut down for some big project, but another sidewalk improvement project has shut off yet another section of this heavily used roadway.

  • Friday night Russ Avenue house fire a total loss

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    A Russ Avenue house fire early Friday evening is an even more complete loss than usual for its renters as the landlord had no insurance coverage on the building.

  • Community Calendar 3-19-15

    THURSDAY, March 19
    American  Girl Activity Club
    . Thursday, March 19 at 5:30 p.m. Presented by CHCPL in the basement of the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. For Kindergarten through 5th grade. Will be learning about Kaya - a Native American from 1764.

  • In defense of being ordinary

    I confess: I am not trendy or radical. Never was. Probably never will be.

  • Arrest made in animal cruelty case

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    A woman wanted on 16 counts of animal cruelty in Harrison County was apprehended Saturday night at a hotel in Georgetown.