Today's News

  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. *Hula dancers wear skirts made of this
    6. Automated teller
    9. Grain in “The House That Jack Built”
    13. Send in payment
    14. Indochinese language
    15. Juan or his wife Evita
    16. Administer oil to, often in religious ceremony
    17. Make a choice
    18. Fancy tie
    19. *Big band music dance
    21. *Distinctly urban dance
    23. Do needlework
    24. His alter ego was a doctor
    25. Ship pronoun
    28. “I’m __ __ you”
    30. Rubber gaskets

  • What do we get out of prayer?

    According to a recent LifeWay Research survey, when God answers prayer, he tends to do it in the South.
    Two times as many Southerners as people in the Northeast who pray say all of their prayers have been answered.
    Hmmm. I live in the South and I’m here to tell you that the survey is hooey, at least if you judge by my “God answers my prayers” track record.

  • I get to go to church!

    I remember as a youngster getting to go to Grandma and Grandpa’s house. What a treat. Grandma would always have something baked up and there would be sweets out on the table. She always greeted me with a big bear hug.

  • Church News 10-23-14

    Claysville Christian Church will host Three Nights of Hope Oct. 27-29 from 6-7:30 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker will be Sammy Harris, lead minister at Leesburg Christian Church. Praise and worship time each night.
    For more information call the church at 859-234-5482.


    On Sunday, Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m., Cynthiana Presbyterian Church will host a potluck supper and entertainment will follow.

  • Community Calendar 10-23-14

    THURSDAY, Oct. 23
    Boo Bunch Boogie Dance Party
    . Thursday, Oct. 23 at 5:30 p.m. for Pre-K through 2nd grade in the basement of the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. Pre-register by calling 234-4881. Costumes welcome but not required.
    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. The book for the month of October is Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver. The meeting will take place at Biancke’s.

  • Coming out of the shower

    I watched as session after session of the Licking Valley Singers’ performances passed and considered throwing in with the lot.

  • On the Nov. 4 ballot

    Cynthiana mayor: James Smith

      Gary Brunker


    Cynthiana commission: Roger Slade

    David McIlvain

    Walter Tapp

    Jason Perry

    Mark Mattmiller

    Bill Grayson


    Berry mayor: Kenneth Abner


    Berry commission: Ruth Adams

    Phyllis Penick

  • Election deadlines approach as general election draws close

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    The countdown is on and the election is being measured in days rather than months.

    On Tuesday, Nov. 4, Kentuckians will be selecting its leaders at the polls.

  • Treasured gift returned to owner

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    After nearly a year of wondering and worrying, Darrell T. Tuggle was given back a piece of his history.

    It had been close to 30 years since Tuggle’s first wife, Wanna, gave him a 14-karat gold, seven-diamond, 2.5 carat cluster ring.

  • Paying Respects

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    As the trees begin to shed their fall coats of red, yellow and orange, the Licking Valley Singers are gearing up for a red, white and blue tribute.