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Today's News

  • Marriage Licenses

    Mandy Jane Gossett, 32, and Nicholas Denver Thornton, 32, married Oct. 29, 2010.
    Constance Leanne Marsh, 24, and Zachary Clint Wheeler, 25, married Nov. 6, 2010.
    Stephanie Nicole Stokes, 20, and Justin Clint Maybrier, 20, married Nov. 7, 2010.
    Tabbatha Lynn Walker, 19, and John Floyd Malone, 28, married Nov. 14, 2010.

  • Travis Chase Simpson

    Travis Chase Simpson was born to SSgt/ Steven and Stephanie Kathleen Simpson of Whiteman AFB, Mo. on Aug. 16, 2010 at Western Missouri Medical Center. He weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz., and is welcomed by his sister Sophia Renee Simpson.
    Maternal grandparents are Gene and Charlene Fuller of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are John and Stella Philpot of Cynthiana and the late Lawrence and Marjorie Fuller.
    Paternal grandparents are George and Sandy Simpson of Berry.

  • Museum Musings

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Hunter Michael Florence, Sept. 7, son of Michael and Rebecca Florence.
    Harrison native and songwriter Glen Thacker caught the ears of a Hollywood recording company. He has had five of his songs recorded on various albums. Thacker mostly writes gospel and country music.
    State highway department to set aside $614,799 for road projects.

  • Sports beat

    Youth League Basketball sign up
    this Saturday
    The Cynthiana Harrison County Recreation Department is having youth league basketball sign ups this Saturday at Sports Unlimited. The sign up is for pre-K through sixth grade from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. There will also be a sign up period Saturday, Nov. 27, from 10 a.m. until noon.  Fees are the same as last year. Any questions please contact the recreation department.

  • Thank You Lord


    Gracious, holy God,
    As the Puritans wrote in “The Valley of Vision,” “Thou hast made me out of nothing, hast recalled me from a far country, translated me from ignorance to knowledge, from darkness to light, death to life, misery to peace, folly to wisdom, error to truth and sin to victory.”
    You have been good to me!
    Thank you, Lord, for one more year of living in your mercy and grace, for withholding the wrath I deserve and instead, heaping upon me blessings that bring me to my knees in humble gratitude.

  • Church briefs

    BEAVER BAPTIST
    The Patriot Quartet will be in concert at Beaver Baptist Church on Nov. 28, 2010. The Sam Marsh Family will also be appearing.
    Sandwiches will be served at 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome. A love offering will be taken.

    EBENEZER UNITED
    METHODIST
    Ebenezer United Methodist Church will host an all you can eat pancake breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 11 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $4 per person.

    FIRST UNITED
    METHODIST
    Hanging of the Greens

  • Community Calendar

    MONDAY, Nov. 29
    Decorating for the Holidays will be Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. The program will be given by Judy Pierce and her daughter Stephanie. The program is free and everyone is invited. Cookies and punch will be served along with door prizes.
    Medicare Part D Enrollment Event. Monday, Nov. 29 starting at 10 a.m.  You may pick up a information sheet at the library front desk.
    TUESDAY, Nov. 30
    Storytime. Tuesday, Nov. 30 for ages 2-5 starting at 10 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

  • Law enforcement recovers some stolen property

    Following a recent rash of thefts in Harrison County, law enforcement has had a break.
    On Thursday, Nov. 18, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department received a tip from Scott County Police that an irrigation wagon matching the description of one that had been taken from Neil Ishmael’s Harrison County farm had been found in Scott County.
    The next day, another irrigation wagon was recovered. This one belonging to Jeremy Burden, also of Harrison County.

  • Family thankful for new home

    A Harrison County family has something for which to be extremely thankful this week... a home.
    Susan Pike, Ricky Hughes and their four children were awarded a Cynthiana-Harrison County Housing Assistance (formerly Habitat for Humanity) home on Sunday.
    They have been renting the home since June. However, on Sunday, the family became homeowners.