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Today's News

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, July 28
    Adult Summer Reading Program. The winner of the Nook for the adult summer reading program will be announced on Thursday, July 28.

    FRIDAY, July 29
    Craft Day. Friday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or while craft supplies last. Mix and Match Craft Day in the children's library at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. All ages are welcome.

  • REUNIONS

    CUMMINS-ANDERSON
    The Cummins-Anderson reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 7 at Antioch Mills Christian Church. Utensils, plates, cups and drinks provided. The potluck meal will be served at 1 p.m.

    EARLYWINE
    The annual reunion of the late Harley Earlywine and his siblings, Richard Earlywine, Dora Earlywine Reeves, Jesse Newton Earlywine, James Daniel Earlywine, Roy D. Earlywine, Sally Ethel Earlywine Whirles and Amanda Earlywine Mynear will be held Sunday, Aug. 14 at Blue Licks State Park at the large shelter.

  • HCHS Class of 1966 holds reunion
  • City leaders discuss water distribution with Carlisle

    Cynthiana mayor and commissioners traveled to Nicholas County to present a summery of how Cynthiana Water Plant could supply the water needs to the city of Carlisle.
    A joint meeting between the Carlisle City Commissioners and the Cynthiana Commissioners was held on Monday, July 11.
    “There were no decisions made in that meeting,” said Mayor Steve Moses. “This was just us showing and telling them how we could take care of their water needs.”

  • Soldier's military funeral will be held in Cynthiana

    Sgt. Jeremy Russell Summers, 27, who was killed in Afghanistan on July 13, was escorted to Ware Funeral Home Monday morning by the Patriot Guard Riders.
    A full military honors service will be held at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Friday for the Bracken County soldier.
    Summers was killed after enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire on July 13. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Art Walk welcomes songwriters July 29

    By Noel Christian Riddell, Guest writer
    Every song, from million-selling chart toppers to bluegrass standards to ‘The Old Rugged Cross,’ was written by someone.  
    Whether pecking away at the family piano, humming while they worked, or strumming a guitar, the songwriter experienced a crystalline moment of inspiration in which words, melody and music gave birth to a song. In western music there are only 12 notes and every song from a simple blues to the most intricate baroque piece is composed from them.  Songwriters possess a potent gift.

  • 2011 Harrison County Fair
  • 2011 Harrison County Fair
  • Academic briefs

    GRAY
    Megan Gray of Cynthiana, daughter of Robin and Russell Gray was awarded a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) degree from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy at the university-wide Commencement held May 8.
    The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy honored 133 students at the 2011 Graduation Recognition Ceremony May 8 at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts.
    Of those completing requirements for degrees, 10 students have earned a PhD in pharmaceutical sciences and 123 students were awarded the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree.

  • Academic briefs

    Aaron Michael Williams has earned a place on the Spring 2011 Dean’s List with a 4.0 GPA at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky.
    Williams graduated as Salutatorian of Harrison County High School in 2009 and has been on the Dean’s List for all semesters at Bellarmine University. He also earned the award of “Top Attorney” in Mock Trial competition for both his 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 academic years.