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Today's News

  • Blue Grass Energy selects Washington Youth Tour participants

    Blue Grass Energy has selected 10 outstanding high school juniors for the 2011 Washington Youth Tour scheduled for June 10-17. Sarah Barton of Cynthiana has been choosen to participate.
    The Washington Youth Tour is a weeklong trip to the nation’s capital, where students have question-and-answer sessions with their senators and representatives, see the historic sites, and meet students from across the state and the nation. Blue Grass Energy sponsors each student, along with the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives.

  • Annual Curves Food Drive kicks off in April

    During the month of April, Curves of Cynthiana will participate in the 13th annual Curves Food Drive to collect non-perishable food and cash donations to benefit the local food bank.  
    Current members who make a $30 donation or an equivalent donation of food are eligible to receive a Curves reusable Food Drive grocery bag.
    And, from April 4-17, Curves will waive the membership fee for new members who donate a bag of non-perishable food or make a minimum donation of $30.

  • 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

    March
    March 30-April 2 - 4-H Shooting Sports Camp

  • Grand Illusion Magic Show this weekend

    With spellbinding illusions, mesmerizing magic and logic-defying stunts, Roger and Lee Ann’s Grand Illusion Magic Show, will amaze you and keep you coming back for more.
    With over 30 years of experience, Roger is the only 60 year old magician in the United States still performing Harry Houdini’s classic death-defying Milk Can Escape.
    Houdini originally performed this exhibition in St. Louis, Mo. in 1906. Over 100 years later, Roger continues to defy reality.

  • Church briefs

    BEDFORD ACRES
    CHRISTIAN
    Join other women in the community for an event hosted by Bedford Acres Christian Church on April 1 and 2. The session will be simulcast live from Panama City, Fla. The speaker will be Priscilla Shirer, a Bible teacher.
    She is a graduate of the Dallas Theological Seminary with a Master’s degree in Biblical Studies. She is the author of many books and studies. She and her husband, Jerry founded Going Beyond Ministries.

  • I love Me!

    I don’t know I could have missed it, but Feb. 13 was International Day of Self-Love.
    I was probably too busy loving myself that day to notice.
    Daylle Deanna Schwartz, author of “How Do I Love Me? Let Me Count the Ways,” is a huge advocate of loving yourself. She writes a blog called “Lessons from a Recovering Doormat” at Beliefnet.com and offers “I Love Me” tips.

  • Menus

    April 4-8
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.
    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Pancakes w/syrup, bacon, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: French toast w/powdered sugar, sausage links, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Sausage biscuits, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Cereal, cinnamon rolls, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Scrambled eggs, hash browns, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, March 31
    Author Visit. Thursday, March 31 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.  Abigail Keam wrote Death By A HoneyBee: the  first of the Josiah Reynolds mystery series by the author. She is a member of the Kentucky Guild Artists and Craftsmen and the Lexington Farmers’ Market which was ranked 15th in the nation in 2009.
    FRIDAY, April 1

  • Meth lab found in Harrison County

    Harrison County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call at 10:30 a.m. on March 28 where a backpack that had been thrown off on the side of Leesburg Farm Lane.
    Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Gasser determined that the backpack contained a homemade device used to cook meth.
    Kentucky State Police Det. Brett Kirkland was called in to assist special Det. Lance Hutchinson of the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department with the disposal of the homemade meth lab.

  • Two hospitalized following Friday wreck

    Two men were hospitalized Friday morning following a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 62 West.
    Zack Morgan, 36, Cynthiana, driving a 1999 Toyota Camry, was airlifted from the scene, which was near the intersection with KY 1842, to the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
    According to Deputy Nathan Olin, Morgan was listed in serious condition Friday.
    Daniel Holley, 44, Cynthiana, driving a 2000 Toyota Sienna, was taken to Harrison Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.