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Today's News

  • Florence celebrates 99th birthday

    Melvin Florence celebrated his 99th birthday at Grand Haven Nursing Home on Sunday, March 6. He was joined by his wife, Mary Frances of 71 years, family, friends, residents and staff. Cake and punch was enjoyed.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Johnathan William Denniston, Feb. 25, son of Johnathan and Cheree Denniston.
    A retired geologist addresses the Harrison County Fiscal Court concering a water project that might help alleviate water shortage problems. Building a reservior somewhere along the South Licking River Watershed in order to guarantee a long-term water supply.
    The Cynthiana Police Department moves to their new offices behind City Hall. The police dispatchers will remain in their current office.

  • Museum Musings

    * R. B. (Richard Buckner) Gruelle was born in 1851 in Cynthiana, Ky. R. B. Gruelle was a self-taught landscape and portrait artist, musician, and writer. His family moved to Illinois where in Decatur he married Alice J. Benton.
    * R. B. and Alice became the parents of Johnny (John Barton) Gruelle who was born in Arcola, Ill. on Christmas Eve, 1880.

  • 4-H Events

    Monday-Friday: 4-H Sewing Projects as scheduled
    Tuesdays: 4-H Crocheting Projects; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Extension Office
    Tuesdays: 4-H Quilting Projects; 3:30-5 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Tuesdays: 4-H Shooting Sports Club, Harrison County Extension Office
    Wednesdays: 4-H Knitting Projects; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Wednesdays: 4-H Saddle N Spur Club, 6:30 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Mondays: 4-H Rabbit Club, 4:30-5:30 p.m Extension Office

    April
    April 8 - 4-H Awards Program

  • Manageable ways to protect your home from severe weather

    (StatePoint) Storms and natural disasters are an inevitable part of life, but homeowners can take steps to minimize their impact and damage to their homes. The warmer weather offers a perfect opportunity to make some small but meaningful changes.

  • Harrison County Middle School Band
  • Jordan Riddell
  • Felicia Helvey

    Cynthiana resident Felicia Helvey has been named to the Fall 2010 Dean’s List at Berea College. A student is named to the Dean’s List who achieves a GPA of 3.2 or higher for a minimum course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

  • Honor Roll

    The Northside Elementary Honor Roll for the third nine weeks includes:

    Third Grade

  • Cynthiana Post Office to host Passport Day in the USA April 9

    The Cynthiana Post Office is hosting a special passport event in Cynthiana on Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications. Please call ahead to make an appointment at 234-4632. The Cynthiana Post Office is joining the Department of State in celebrating Passport Day in the USA 2011, a national passport acceptance and outreach event.