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Today's News

  • Intern leaves Cynthiana with experience for the future

    By: Kristie Hammon

  • USDA officials stand with farmers affected by extreme weather, natural disasters

    As serious drought conditions continue to creep across nearly two-thirds of the lower 48 states, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials are fanning out to rural communities across the country to show support to farmers and ranchers affected by a string of extreme weather in 2012.

  • OK, let’s stop!

    The other morning my friend and co-worker Cristy and I devised a solution for all the major problems of the universe.
    Everybody stop.
    Just stop. Take a breath. Step back. Chill out.
    Politicians, stop politicking. Forget about focus groups and pork spending and back room deals and war room strategies. Democrats aren’t evil and neither are Republicans, so stop treating people with whom you disagree as enemies. We’re all Americans, so stop!

  • Church News

    CORNERSTONE ASSEMBLY FULL GOSPEL
    The Cornerstone Assembly Full Gospel Church, 101 N. Locust St.,  will be having a church-wide yard sale on Saturday, Aug. 4, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. with proceeds to benefit the church.
    The yard sale will be followed by a Singspiration with special guest singers performing.
    The public is invited.

    ELMARCH UNITED
    METHODIST

  • Free computer classes now available at public library

    Class Offerings List:
    •Monday, Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. - “Introduction to the Internet and Basic Internet Usage”
    •Monday, Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. - “Resume Class” Come to learn how to use the new program at the library Cypress Resume
    •Monday, Sept. 10 at 6 p.m.  - “Social Media/Internet Privacy” – This is the same class being offered on Sept. 17. This is a one session class.

  • Local fabric store celebrates fifth anniversary

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    Purr-sonally Yours quilt and fabric shop celebrated its five-year anniversary at the end of June.
    The shop is owned by Diane and Mark McClain, who also own Radio Shack.
    Diane McClain said a few things have changed since they first opened. She said they started as an embroidery shop and changed to a full fabric and quilt shop.
    McClain said they have even had to expand to the back of Radio Shack.
    The McClains opened the store in the Harrison Square five years ago because they had the space available at the time.

  • Crossword Puzzle

    SUMMER OLYMPICS
    Statepoint Crossword                                                    

    Across
    1. Like smell of burning rubber, e.g.
    6. Known for its brown trucks
    9. *Given name of Russian Gymnast who competed in 1970s
    13. “The Red Badge of Courage” author

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, July 26
    Grandmother’s Dream Catcher. Thursday, July 26 at 5 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Listen to the book  Grandmother’s Dream Catcher and make a dream catcher. For ages 4 and up.
    Women’s Brook Group. Thursday, July 26 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be The Paris Wife by Paula McClain. Refreshments will be served the night of discussion.  Copies of the book may be picked up at the front desk.
    FRIDAY, July 27

  • WEBB TRIAL HALTED WITH GUILTY PLEA

    Editor's note: The following story appeared in the July 19 issue of the Cynthiana Democrat. Webb entered a guilty plea shortly after the newspaper came off the press.

  • DID YOU KNOW?

    Singers recruiting underway
    Calling all music lovers! The Licking Valley Singers, Harrison County’s Community Choir, is recruiting new members for its Fall 2012 session. The Licking Valley Singers is an “all comers” non-auditioned community choir open to anyone who loves to sing. The LV Singers perform all kinds of musical styles including classical, pop, folk and Broadway.