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Today's News

  • Church News

    CITY ON A HILL
    Everyone is welcome to come join us for Revival on May 12, 13, and 14 at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday morning at City On A Hill.
    Greg and Dawn Merile from Silver Springs, N.Y., will be preaching Friday and Saturday nights bringing the Word of God and for some of you a word of prophecy.
    Dinner will be served on Saturday night. Pastor Austin will bring the Word on Sunday morning.
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  • Numbers Don’t Lie, Do They?

    It appears university mathematicians have statistically concluded ‘organized’ religion will soon disappear in nine developed countries; people will no longer affiliate themselves with religion.
    One conclusion suggests, “Americans without [religious] affiliation comprise the only religious group growing in all 50 states.”

  • Grace Notes

    How would you describe your church experience? Is it a safe place, or is it something else?
    Kate Young Caley grew up loving a little church in Moultonboro, N.H. But when she was only 5, her father became ill and her mother took a job as a waitress where she was required to serve wine and beer, which violated the church’s covenant. Instead of helping them, their congregation voted to kick the family out of the church. As a result, they were shunned in the community.

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, May 11
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, May 11 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
    Purple Paper Wreath Craft Program. Thursday, May 11 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Sign up to create this purple paper flower wreath. Call 234-4881 to register. All library programs are free. Pre-registration is required to ensure that we have materials available for everyone.

  • Hart appointed to Kentucky Water Resources board

    Rep. Mark Hart, R-Falmouth, was appointed by Speaker Jeff Hoover this week to the Kentucky Water Resources Board. The board, which operates under the Energy and Environment Cabinet and Department of Environmental Protection, addresses challenges affecting water resources in agriculture and rural industries.

  • West Mill Street home construction plans take another turn

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Cynthiana is ready to move forward with the construction of three houses on West Mill Street that are part of the West Redevelopment Project.
    The latest break-through in the on-going struggle to get the homes to Harrison County families before the end of the year has the city contracting with the Cynthiana-Harrison County Home Assistance Inc. (CHCHA) to serve as developer.

  • Fryman recalls measures taken to stall erosion at Robinson Dam

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Robinson Dam on the South Fork of the Licking River was originally constructed in the mid-1800s using wood. At some point in the early to mid 1900s, concrete was added over the existing wooden structure to aid in  flood control and for storing water above the dam for irrigation purposes.
    Robinson Dam is one of five low-head dams on the South Licking River in Harrison County. The other dams in Harrison County are the Terry Dam, A.Keller Dam, Poindexter Dam and Berry Dam.

  • The Clinic Pharmacy honored for its medication therapy management

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Clinic Pharmacy, located in the physician’s annex portion of Harrison Memorial Hospital, has been singled out as one of the top pharmacies in the nation, in regard to medication therapy management (MTM).
    Outcomes MTM, a professional pharmacy organization and one of two major platforms of which pharmacies generally are members, named the Clinic Pharmacy as the best small pharmacy in Kentucky for 2016, in terms of its work helping manage customers’ prescription plans.

  • Fryman is five years cancer-free

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Tyler Fryman is an upbeat young man. He is pleasant, mannerly and  with a constant smile on his face. He is 28 years-old...much too young to be a cancer survivor, but that’s what he is.
    Fryman was a football star for the Harrison County Thorobreds in the early 2000s. He was strong and athletic and a team leader as a linebacker.

  • Odd Couple opens Thursday at Rohs

    The Rohs Theatre Company will stage the Neil Simon play The Odd Couple, beginning tonight, May 4 at 7:30 and will have five more curtain calls over the next two weekends.
    This weekend, there will be a performance on Friday night, May 5, also at 7:30 and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.
    Next weekend, the play will be performed on Friday and Saturday nights, with another Sunday afternoon matinee.