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Today's News

  • Free Ovarian cancer screening offered

    An important milestone is being made by a life-saving program at the University of Kentucky. By the end of this year, the UK Ovarian Cancer Screening Program will have provided 200,000 free cancer screens to more than 36,000 Kentucky women since its inception in 1988. The program, which offers free ultrasound screening in Lexington, Prestonsburg, Elizabethtown, Maysville, Somerset and Paducah, remains the largest ovarian cancer screening initiative of its kind.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births this week.
    Harrison County Fillies win fourth straight district title.
    Coming soon to Vanhook Hardware will be lawn mower repair and service.
    • The Japanese beetle, adult and grubs, feed on 275 kinds of American plants. The beetle came here in 1916, it is believed, in soil balled around the roots of iris plants.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, May 5, 1870 -- Want Ad -- “A blacksmith is wanted at Ewalt’s Cross Roads, a short distance south of Lair’s Station. A good shop has been built. Apply to Dr. J. J. Adair.”

  • 4-H Calendar of 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
    March
    March 3-28 - 4-H School Club meetings

  • Millersburg Garden Club announces 2011 events, programs

    Millersburg Garden Club will begin a new year on March 10, at which time members will participate in their first business meeting of 2011. New members and guests will be welcomed, budget will be presented, upcoming activities will be discussed, and the new yearbooks will be reviewed.
    This year’s theme is “Aspire, Inspire Through Gardening.” It is hoped that the following programs will inspire many to get involved in gardening and aspire to spend more time outside while improving their landscapes and the environment.

  • Wildcats in Red Hats 2010 year in review

    The Wildcats in Red Hats had another good year in 2010 with lots of activities. The Red Hat Society Chapter of Cynthiana has 17 members.
    Ruth Ann Perraut was the hostess for January. The society went to Biancke’s and to the home of Betty Stoner for a game of Lazy Bridge.
    In February, Wanda Jones was the hostess joined by the CynCity Red Hatters of Cynthiana at Family Fare.
    The society went to Cheddar’s Restaurant in Lexington in March and was hosted by Nancy Moore.

  • Students of the Month
  • SkillsUSA

    1st    Action Skills    Ryan Blair
    1st    CNC Milling (technical)    Brad Evans
    1st    Employment application Process    Russell Whitaker
    1st    Job Interview    Dalton Clark
    1st    Mechatronics - team 1    Josh Marshall, Caleb Pineur
    1st    Outstanding Chapter    Samantha Cordray, Mindy Hill
    1st    Pledge    Josh Young

  • Madison Stephens

    Madison M. Stephens of Cynthiana, has been initiated into the Iota Chapter of Phi Upsilon Omicron national honor society at the University of Kentucky.
    Stephens is a student majoring in Merchandising Apparel and Textiles at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky.
    Stephens is the daughter of Shain and Rebecca Stephens of Cynthiana.
    Phi Upsilon Omicron recognizes and encourages achieved excellence in scholarship, leadership and service for students in family and consumer sciences and its related areas.

  • Knights of Columbus