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  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, Nov. 9
    Cynthiana Board of Adjustment meets on the second Thursday, Nov. 9, 6 p.m., on 2nd floor of courthouse. The meetings are open to the public.
    Adult Thanksgiving Craft Program. Thursday, Nov. 9 at  11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Call the library at 859-234-4881 to register to make a fleece pillow for Thanksgiving.
    Create a Critter: DIY Washcloth Animals. Thursday, Nov. 9 at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Children under 8 must have an adult helper with them.

  • Harrison County Middle School volleyball starts Thursday at Lexington Christian

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Middle School Fillies volleyball team will begin its 18-match schedule this Thursday when they travel to Lexington to face Lexington Christian Academy.  
    The sixth grade match will begin at 5:30, followed by the seventh grade and then the eighth grade match-up.  The first home match will be Tuesday, Nov. 14, when McNabb comes to the Hilltop.  

  • Cynthiana Country Club - October 2017 LGA Winners

    10/3/17                         Odd Holes
    18 Holers – Donna Jacobs 33    9 Holers – Layne McIlvain 18
        Teresa Davis 36        Connie Whitaker 22
                Laura Wachter 22
                Lori Deniston 23

  • Pita Tree Appetizers

    Prep 25 min     Total 25 min     Servings 32

    Ingredients
    4 flavored or plain pita folds or pita (pocket) breads (about 6 inches in diameter)
    16 thin pretzel sticks, halved
    1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
    1/2 cup guacamole
    2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
    1/4 teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
    1/4 cup very finely chopped red bell pepper

    Steps

  • Peppermint Bark

    Peppermint Bark
    Prep 15 min     Total 1 hr 18 min     Servings 1

    Ingredients
    1 package (16 ounces) vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), broken into pieces
    24 hard peppermint candies

    Steps
    • Cover cookie sheet with waxed paper, aluminum foil or cooking parchment paper. Place candy coating in 8-cup microwavable measure or 2-quart microwavable casserole. Microwave uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until almost melted. Stir until smooth.

  • Honor roll correction

    SOUTHSIDE
    Students omitted from the Southside Elementary Honor Roll for the first nine-weeks were:
    Fourth Grade
    Cooper Slade (all A’s) and Jack Whalen (A/B).

  • HCHS Marching Thorobreds
  • Deer rut and our trees

    This weekend marks open gun season in Kentucky and deer hunters will hit the woods in their orange safety gear looking for the epitome of procuring local food.
    I am not a hunter but I certainly respect hunters who lawfully hunt for food. While some are hunting this time of the year, others are scrambling to protect their trees from the rut.
    I saw a dead buck on the roadside the other day that looked at least like a six-pointer; he would be the kind of rutting culprit if you find some of your trees torn up!

  • Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes should be dropped off by Nov. 20 at CBC

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Operation Christmas Child provides Christmas gifts to children who otherwise might not be able to enjoy the Christmas season like most of the United States.
    Operation Christmas Child is a small part of the larger international organization called Samaritan’s Purse, created in 1970 as a way to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ to war-torn and poverty-stricken areas of the world.

  • Agriculture and natural resources extension programs impact all Kentuckians

    Gary Palmer,
    Interim Associate Director of
    UK Cooperative Extension
    Regardless of what your family is involved in, Cooperative Extension plays a role. For more than 100 years, we’ve been offering something for everyone to help them see returns in their endeavors, careers, finances and more. If you have one acre or more than 1,000, our agriculture and natural resource extension agents can help you with a range of topics that can make you more knowledgeable and profitable.