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Today's News

  • Family history writing seminar planned

    The Harrison County Historical Society has scheduled a Family History Writing Seminar on Tuesday, June 3 from 7-9 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Committee members will be on hand to help people compile and write their histories for inclusion in the upcoming family history on Harrison County, Ky.

  • Hicks-Jones to marry May 31

    Mr. and Mrs. Danny Hicks of Cynthiana, Ky., announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Tracey Lynn Hicks, to Paul Michael Jones, son of Mike Jones of Berry, Ky. and Sue Lemons of Cynthiana.
    Hicks and Jones are 2012 graduates of Harrison County High School. Hicks is also a 2014 graduate of MCTC with an associate degree.
    The wedding will take place at Kentontown Christian Church in Robertson County on May 31, 2014 at 4 p.m. All friends and family are invited to attend. The reception will follow at the church.

  • Abandoned properties create blight on community, say city leaders

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    “Something’s gone wrong,” said Cynthiana City Commissioner Billy Grayson after showing photographs a beautifully kept homes and lawns against properties that have been abandoned and are a nuisance to the community.

  • What can you get for a dollar?

    Have you ever had anything happen which changed a part of your life? Well, I have, and it happened on a revival I was preaching at Jenny’s Chapel United Methodist Church. I knew there was something different about this revival; I could feel the spirit of God moving in a wonderful way.

  • DAR chapter to hold dedication ceremony

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Harrison County Museum on May 10.
    Jane Whitehead, vice regent, called the meeting to order. The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance, Americans Creed and the Preamble were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner. Minutes of the April 12 meeting were read and approved.
    Flowers will be sent in memory of Marilyn Elfers’ husband David.
    Whitehead read the American Indian Minute, the Conservation Minute and the National Defense Message. Dixie Solomon read the President General’s Message.

  • Reunions

    NORTHCUTT
    The Northcutt family reunion will be held Sunday, June 1, at the Curry Fellowship Building beginning at 12:30 p.m.
    Join your families and bring a dish or two.

    HATFIELD-WORKMAN
    The Hatfield and Workman family reunion will be held Sunday, June 8 at the (back) pavillion at Flat Run Veterans Park on Oddville Avenue. The meal will begin at 12:45 p.m.
    For more information or directions call Royse Hatfield at 859-298-8160.

    CHS CLASS OF 1954

  • Grow-Muntz plan June wedding

    Abby Laurence Grow, Lexington, Ky., daughter of Bradford and Lisa Grow, and Bradley Scott Muntz, Paris, Ky., son of Bradley Muntz and Donna Rorer, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    The wedding will take place in June, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. in Franklin, Ky. The ceremony will be officiated by Sid Broderson.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, July 25, 1872 -- “Last Monday was court day in Cynthiana. The crowd was good and money tight. There were about 70 head of cattle on the market.”
    * The Berry Citizen, May 24, 1911 -- “Connersville News - Decoration Day at Beard’s Church next Sunday. Regular services at Mt. Hope and Breckenridge next Sunday.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Jacob Ellis Barnes, March 4, son of Jimmy Ellis Barnes and Christin Dawn Hill; Madison Elsie Wiglesworth, May 3, daughter of Harold S. Wiglesworth III and Dawn E. Wiglesworth; Riley Isabel Moore, May 9, daughter of Stephen and Cassie Moore.

  • Homemaker news

    By Victoria Switzer
    As one of the newest and youngest members of the Barlow Homemakers Club, I learn and laugh about many things that people my age do not. The monthly meetings are full of laughter, lessons and good food. I have learned a great deal from my fellow club members.