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Today's News

  • On the campaign trail

    Will the madness stop?
    Each year at election time, the commercials and news clips become almost unbearable. Well, not almost, most assuredly unbearable.
    Enough with the mudslinging!
    Tell me why I should vote for your candidate. What makes him qualified for the position?
    Also with each election comes the Democrat’s practice of accepting candidate endorsement letters to the editor.
    Highlight the word “endorsement.”

  • School Menus

    Oct. 8-12
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
    Monday: Egg/cheese on english muffin or cereal/toast, fruit, variety of milk
    Tuesday: Breakfast pizza or yogurt or cereal/toast, fruit, variety of milk
    Wednesday:  Cinnamon toast with yogurt or cereal/toast, fruit, variety of milk
    Thursday: Fall break
    Friday: Fall break

    MIDDLE SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Cereal or yogurt cup or chicken and minin biscuits snakers, variety of milk and juice.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Oct. 4
    Creative Writing Workshop. Thursday, Oct. 4 at 4 p.m. for grades 7 to 12 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Come and learn how to create through destruction. Pizza will be served. Pre-register so that enough pizza can be ordered.
    SATURDAY, Oct. 6
    Country Festival and Back Forty Nature Walk. Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Reed Valley Orchard, Paris, Ky. Entertainment all day, petting zoo and sheep shearing demo by the Bourbon County FFA, wagon rides, craft booths, food booths and more. Admission is free.

  • Church News

    OLD UNION
    CHRISTIAN
    Old Union Christian Church, 6856 Russell Cave Road, Lexington, will hold their annual Lord’s Auction on Saturday, Oct. 6. Dedication of gifts will be at 10:45 a.m. and the auction begins at 11 a.m. Lunch sold by Christian Women’s Fellowship.
    Ministers are Scott and Susan Winkler.
    Proceeds to benefit the ministries of Old Union Christian Church.

    RUDDLES MILLS
    CHRISTIAN

  • Grace defined, tattoo designed

    If I had to choose just one favorite book of the Bible, I would choose Romans, chock full of theology, which I love.
    And if I had to choose just one favorite chapter in all of Romans, hands down it would be chapter 8.
    And if I could choose only one verse in chapter 8 to tattoo across my shoulder, it has to be verse 1: “Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.”

  • Pirate and Play Dough Party

    Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library hosted a Pirate and Play Dough Party on Thursday Sept. 20. Over 30 children came to hear pirate stories, decorate pirate hats, get a tattoo, fish for a snack, and go on a treasure hunt. For information on upcoming programs for all ages contact the library at 234-4881 or visit our website at www.cynthianalibrary.org.

  • Reunions

    CLASS OF 1977
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1977 will hold their 35 year reunion on Sept. 29 from 7:30 p.m.-12 a.m. at the Elks Club.
    For more information call 234-9380.

    CLASS OF 1964
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1964 is getting ready for their annual reunion. This year it will be on Oct. 20 at Biancke’s Restaurant. If you come for dinner, we will be in the back room at 5 p.m. We’ll order from the menu and everybody will pay for their own meal.

  • Birth: Lukas Leroy Price

    Lukas Leroy Price was born to Chad and DeeAnna Price of Cynthiana on Aug. 16, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 8 lbs. 10 oz., and is welcomed by his brothers, Blake and Dylan Price.
    Maternal grandparents are Odus and Reba Fryman of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Virginia Jones and the late Gilbert Jones and the late Odus and Arphia Fryman.

  • Blackburn to be guest speaker at October DAR meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cedar Ridge Health Center on Sept. 15.
    Regent Melinda Rawlings called the meeting to order and welcomed guests and speaker Rogers Barde.
    The DAR Ritual, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the American’s Creed were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    Rogers Barde from the John Fox Jr. Library in Paris gave a most informative talk on how to research your Revolutionary ancestor, how to document, and how to fill out the necessary papers in order to join the DAR.

  • Women’s Club of Harrison County holds September meeting

    The Women’s Club of Harrison County met at the Cynthiana Christian Church  on Sept. 14. Judy McKinley gave the lunch blessing.
    After lunch Anna Ruth McLoney introduced Cindy Hill. She provided the music on the guitar. The members also sang patriotia songs.